Compress fire continues smoking four days later
Thursday, November 7, 2019
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STANTON - A fire that continues to smolder at Farmers Cooperative Compress in Stanton has destroyed one building and millions worth of ginned cotton. The fire was reported around 6 p.m. Sunday and resulted in the response of firefighters from Martin County Volunteer Fire Department and Lenorah... + continue reading
Hunt for hoe lands DeSoto man in jail
Thursday, November 7, 2019
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STANTON - A DeSoto “business man” had his stay in Stanton extended following a confrontation with a local home owner while looking for his “employee.” Felix Nosa Omoruyi, 32, made the trip from DeSoto with a female companion in hopes of setting up several dates in and... + continue reading
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Friday, November 1, 2019
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Haydn Burge was crowned the 2019 Grady Homecoming Queen during Friday’s homecoming game against Sands. She was escorted by her father Jimmy Burge.   To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition. https://etypeservices.com/Martin%20County%20MessengerID317/ + continue reading
Morales named new Stanton Chief of Police
Thursday, October 24, 2019
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STANTON - The Stanton City Council appointed Joe Bob Morales as the new Chief of Police of the Stanton Policed Department at 7 a.m. Monday morning. The position was announced to be vacated when Fred Schroyer gave his verbal resignation during executive session at the regular monthly council... + continue reading
Grady Homecoming Queen Nominees
Thursday, October 24, 2019
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Cristina Dyck is the 17 -year-old senior daughter of Abe and Tina Dyck. She participates in UIL, one-act play, track, cheerleading, National Honor Society and Student Council. Cristina’s hobbies include baking, watching Netflix, crafting, organizing, and playing with her nieces and nephews... + continue reading

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11/07/2019
TEXAS - On Nov. 5, Texas voters took to the polls to decide on 10 proposed amendments to the state Constitution. Texans approved nine amendments, including a proposal making it harder for future lawmakers to enact a personal income tax and a proposal concerning bonds for cancer research. Voters... + continue reading
11/07/2019
The sea level is rising. We are in an “interglacial period” within the Pleistocene Ice Age, according to the learned. It has been melting ice for the last ten thousand years. So, we miniscule Earthlings are fighting an uphill battle. To put it in perspective, most of us are not... + continue reading

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Eagles fly past Buffaloes 13-7
10/24/2019 - 0 comment(s)
STANTON – Lubbock Roosevelt stole a victory from Stanton last week after the Buffaloes took a slim 13-7 lead and had all the momentum. Unfortunately, the Buffs could not capitalize on several Eagle mistakes and allowed Roosevelt a 29-13 district win. Stanton’s offense was none... + continue reading
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10/17/2019 - 0 comment(s)
STANTON - According to Stanton City Administrator Jessie Montez, Chief of Police Fred Schroyer gave his verbal resignation to the Stanton City Council during Executive Session of October’s monthly city council meeting. The resignation will not be final until Monday’s special council... + continue reading
Reports show Permian Basin oil boom starting to slow down
10/17/2019 - 0 comment(s)
MARTIN COUNTY - A recent oilfield report shows there’s fewer and fewer shale jobs to go around with each passing month. That report said the Permian Basin is slowing down because and the rig count has taken a dive. Drilling activity fell rapidly with a 19 percent drop throughout this year... + continue reading
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11/07/2019 - 0 comment(s)
AUSTIN— Tickets for the 2019 UIL Football State Championships being played at AT&T Stadium are available for purchase. All 11-man and six-man football championships will be played at the... + continue reading

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“Climate Change” Cowboy Logic
11/07/2019 - 0 comment(s)
The sea level is rising. We are in an “interglacial period” within the Pleistocene Ice Age, according to the learned. It has been melting ice for the last ten thousand years. So, we... + continue reading

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11/01/2019 - 0 comment(s)
MIDLAND - Halloween is tonight and Midland College is so excited about it. Bring your costume and check out the Halloween event at the college. We are going to eat you: The zombie in history, film... + continue reading