Thursday, January 10, 2019
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ODESSA - The cattle show at the annual Sandhills Stock Show in Odessa this past week had a definite Martin County flair to it. Both the heifer show and the steer show are named for Martin County ranchers and now sponsored by their heirs. The heifer show is now officially known as the Bob and... + continue reading
Thursday, January 10, 2019
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Just get used to it - at least for the next year or more. The interstate is going to be down now that the bridge is down - the one on the west end of Stanton. Work begins now on building the new bridge, one which will carry interstate traffic over, rather than under, the road to the Stanton Co-op... + continue reading
Thursday, January 10, 2019
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ACKERLY - The Grady Wildcats varsity girl’s basketball team open district play on Tuesday with a road contest in Ackerly against the Sands Lady Mustangs. The long standing district rivalry between Grady and Sands added to the openers excitement. Unfortunately, the Wildcats didn’t... + continue reading
Thursday, January 10, 2019
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MARTIN COUNTY and WEST TEXAS - Area gins are continuing to bring what little cotton is out there to town. Big Spring has produced 990 bales. Stanton will not open at all this fall. Flower Grove now has 2370 bales this week. Of the five gins that have been busy the most, the Ackerly gin is at 11,615... + continue reading
Thursday, January 10, 2019
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MARTIN COUNTY - The annual Martin County Livestock Show begins next Thursday evening when animals are weighed and classified at the Martin County Community Center. The show itself starts Friday morning with the lambs, goats, steers and heifers being shown during the day. On Saturday, the swine show... + continue reading

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01/10/2019
By Bartee Haile   This Week In Texas History “Buckskin Joe” Cullinan arrived at Spindletop on Jan. 11, 1901, less than 24 hours after the eruption of the Lucas gusher, ready to bet his bottom dollar that the bonanza would spark the biggest oil boom ever. The son of... + continue reading
01/03/2019
STANTON – The scheduled basketball season for the Stanton Buffaloes is already more than half over. The only games left this season are district games and hopefully playoff games. The varsity and junior varsity teams will wrap up the first half of district play over the next couple games... + continue reading

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Editor’s Note: The following story appeared in the Dallas Morning News and hits close to home for cotton farmers in Martin County just like the focus of this story from Dawson County. LAMESA — They call it sorry cotton. The yellowed, scrawny crop is what Matt Farmer and his... + continue reading
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STANTON – Philanthropy is not a term commonly associated with a nine year old child. Kids are generally flexible thinkers and are more concerned with video games, puzzles, television or just having fun. But for one Stanton boy helping others is something that has been on his mind since he was... + continue reading
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WESTBROOK – The Grady Wildcats started off the New Year with a performance that rivaled the Time Square ball drop; a 52-36 dismantling of Westbrook. The closest Westbrook had to a lead was when the game was tied at 0-0 right at tip-off. From there Grady opened up a 24-13 lead and stretched... + continue reading
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ACKERLY - The Grady Wildcats varsity girl’s basketball team open district play on Tuesday with a road contest in Ackerly against the Sands Lady Mustangs. The long standing district rivalry... + continue reading

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By Bartee Haile   This Week In Texas History “Buckskin Joe” Cullinan arrived at Spindletop on Jan. 11, 1901, less than 24 hours after the eruption of the Lucas gusher,... + continue reading

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Earth's sunrises and sunsets reaching the moon, NASA scientist Noah Petro told Space.com. If someone stood on the moon during a total lunar eclipse, Earth would appear to have a reddish ring... + continue reading