Lifestyle

Fri
16
Sep

Contestants sought for 2016 Fair queen

 The Howard County Fair is still accepting entries for the Howard County Fair queen contest in the entertainment tent Sep. 22 at 5:30 pm. Anyone enrolled in an area high school, college or SWCID is eligible to enter. Go to the Howard County Fair website (www.hcfair.org) to print entry forms. Deadline for entries is 4 pm, Sep. 21. There is a $35 entry fee that may be paid by a sponsor or the contestant. Prizes include Howard College scholarships and items donated by local and area businesses. For additional information, contact: Cindy Jones (432-517-9115) or Sandy Stewart (432-935-1604).
 
Fri
09
Sep

Work on the major addition to Martin County Hospital

Work on the major addition to Martin County Hospital continues at a rapid pace - like construction projects at Stanton schools, the bank downtown and other work, nothing can get done quickly enough.    

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Fri
02
Sep

Shelby McDaniel

Shelby McDaniel, Martin County 4-H member and Tractor Supply Company employee, presents a Class Champion Award to TSC assistant store Manager Jesse Tyer and TSC team lead Crystal Escamilla. During the semi-annual Paper Clover events, TSC invites customers to support 4-H by donating $1 at checkout to contribute to scholarships that send kids in county and state to 4-H camp and other leadership experiences.

 

Fri
02
Sep

Pronghorn relocation draws over 100,000 hits on just the first day

BIG BEND - While Sul Ross State University researchers are pleased with pronghorn relocation and reproduction results, they are overwhelmed by the response to an online documentary film. “Pronghorn Revival,” a YETI short film directed by Ben Masters, received a virtual stampede of viewers since it first aired on the YETI website Aug. 22. “It has been viewed over 100,000 times, and it came out yesterday,” said Dr. Louis Harveson, Sul Ross professor of Natural Resource Management and endowed director of the Borderlands Research Institute.

 

Fri
26
Aug

Juarez named new food pantry director

The Martin County Community Fund’s Director Jimmy Stallings announced some changes in the operation of the Stanton Food Pantry. Kimberly Juarez will be the new director for the Food Pantry. Longtime residents Joe and Mary Ortiz are leaving Stanton and moving to the Dallas area. Mary and Joe Ortiz have been instrumental in the operation of the food bank outlet in Stanton for many years.
 
Fri
26
Aug

Le Bow Boutique

Le Bow Boutique had its grand opening ribbon cutting on Tuesday in Downtown Stanton with several city officials and members of the Martin County Chamber of Commerce in attendance

 

Fri
12
Aug

For the second year in a row

For the second year in a row, XTO Energy has given the Martin County Sheriff’s Department an $8000 check to as discretionary funds for the department. Sheriff Brad Ingram thanked former Martin County Sheriff Randy Cozart who now works with XTO, and everyone at XTO for the donation.
 
Fri
12
Aug

Salvation Army building new shelter

WEST TEXAS - The Salvation Army in Midland is expecting to break ground early next year for a new homeless shelter. More than $8.3 million has been raised for the construction of the new facility and has been funded with the help of area foundations. These foundations include: Abell-Hanger, Wayne and Jo Anne Moore, Warren, Henry, J.E. and L.E. Mabee, Chaparral, and Scharbaurer.
 
Fri
05
Aug

Fried pickles, pillowcases and pizza - all part of 4-H fun days

Seventeen Martin County 4- H members participated in the 4-H food and nutrition project fun day July 19 at the First Baptist Church activity center. To give the kids hands-on experience in the kitchen, the 4-Hers made pizza, fried pickles and caramel corn. “Okay, I know what you’re thinking,” laughed Amy Baugh, Martin County Family and Consumer Sciences Texas A&M AgriLife Extension agent, “pizza, fried pickles, and caramel corn aren’t the cornerstones of a healthy diet; however, the kids had fun while learning life skills.
 
Fri
29
Jul

A Family Reunion

It was a wonderful and a very special time because we had all of our family together. We ate and ate more, sat around and visited and visited some more. We reminisced about old times and laughed till we couldn‘t. We did a lot of different things together like going for walks or fixing little things around the house.
 

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