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Fri
23
Jun

Former Stanton star heading to Stillwater

STANTON - Stanton grad Latriceia Smith signs her letter of intent to attend Oklahoma State, June 21 at Stanton High School.

Stanton grad Latriceia Smith attended South Plains College with a purpose.

Smith went to SPC with the intentions of earning a track and field scholarship to a Division I program.

That dream was realized Wednesday when Smith signed with Oklahoma State during a ceremony at Stanton High School.

 

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Fri
23
Jun

Old Fashioned County Fair added to Old Settlers activities

MARTIN COUNTY - Dig out your crafts, make a flower arrangement, take a photo, bake something, make something and frame some art, the Old Fashioned County Fair is coming to Martin County with the Old Settlers Reunion, July 8.

Entries will be accepted on Friday, July 7, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Items and awards will be displayed at the Martin County Community Center Barn on Saturday, July 8.

General rules, divisions, and categories are below. Contact the Martin County AgriLife Extension Office at amy.baugh@ag.tamu.edu for more information.

 

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Fri
02
Jun

Stanton Girl Scout Troop 125

On May 17, Stanton Girl Scout Troop 125 had its Court of Awards Ceremony that also included four Daisies bridging to Brownies, one Brownie flying up to Juniors and one Junior bridging to Cadettes. Back row from left to right: Leader Lane Springer, Capri Ramirez, Brooklyn Brown, Aleera Ketchum, Bailey Brown and Assistant Leader Shawna Burch. 3rd row: Lanie Burch, Ryleigh Ramirez, Adalyn Gonzalez, Hadley Hull and Isabella Hernandez. 2nd row: Carlie Cezares, Mackenzie Estrada, Malina Ramos, Kaitlyn Thigpen, Kyra Ketchum and Hailey Thigpen Front row: Addison Chandler, Kaylee Ritchie, Hannah Rayos, Madyson Cezares, Mila Ybarra, Carlie Melton, Khoral Moreno and Brynn Burch.

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Fri
02
Jun

Martin County committee members sought by FSA

MARTIN COUNTY - The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today that the nomination period for local Farm Service Agency county committees begins June 15.

“County committees allow farmers and ranchers to make important decisions about how federal farm programs are administered locally to best serve their needs,” said Acting FSA Administrator Chris Beyerhelm

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Fri
19
May

Eric Coronado slices a brisket

Eric Coronado slices a brisket as he prepares for last Monday night’s Martin County Chamber of Commerce mixer. Ej’s Cotton Pickin Dive hosted the mixer complete with a three entrée choice of dinner, a fruit cheese and meat table which included a rose carved watermelon, and a large dessert bar.

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Fri
12
May

Permian Basin Underground Water Conservation District

The Permian Basin Underground Water Conservation District hosted its 2017 Rainwater Harvesting Workshop this week. Those in attendance enjoyed learning about different turf grasses for this region. They learned about site preparation, proper installment, fertilizing, watering and grow-in management of these grasses from guest speaker and horticulturist Jeff Floyd with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.

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Fri
12
May

4-Hers earn top honors in district competition

ODESSA - Four Martin County 4-H members, Kaylea Day, Emilee Day, Hailey Thigpen and Kaitlyn Thigpen, submitted entries in the District 6 4-H Fashion Storyboard contest on May 6 in Odessa. All four were awarded 1st place in their respective categories.

Kaylea designed a dress for the intermediate wearable category; Emilee designed a dog coat in the junior pet clothing category; Hailey designed a purse for the junior accessory category; and Kaitlyn designed a bracelet in the junior jewelry category.

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Fri
05
May

Jenny Fields and Destiny Lyon were honored

Jenny Fields (left) and Destiny Lyon (right) were honored at the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Impact Awards Ceremony on Sunday at the Wagner Noel. They each received a $1000 scholarship. Fields received the award for girls basketball and Lyon for girls cross country.

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Fri
05
May

Two Martin County 4-H members

Two Martin County 4-H members, Daniel Wickler and Hailey Thigpen, traveled to Texas Tech University Animal & Food Sciences Department livestock arena in Lubbock Apr. 21 to compete in the District 6 4-H Livestock Judging Contest. Participants judged eight classes of livestock, including cattle, sheep, swine, and goats, and presented one set of reasons to judges.

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Fri
28
Apr

Project Mone‘t

On May 11 at 6:30 pm, Stanton High School is hosting Rae Ripple, subject of Project Mone‘t, the story about a young artist who exorcises her demons through the creation of a monster made of steel. Project Mone‘t is a multi award winning short documentary from Cruiserfilms and Check Your Brain Productions. For a year James Fite, director, Brandon J Johnson, producer, and Rae have filmed, piece by piece, her journey from battling monsters, to finding a way to rise above, and become a hero.

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