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20
Jun

Howard, Martin water level averages

STANTON - Each year the Permian Basin Underground Water Conservation District (PBUWCD) conducts measurements on observation wells in Howard and Martin Counties. The results of those measurements help determine the annual change of the aquifers in this area.

 

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Mon
20
Jun

Snells receive water conservation award

WALL - Each spring the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board (TSSWCB) and the Association of Texas Soil and Water Conservation Districts (ASTWCD) ask local Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCD) to submit nominations for the Texas Conservation Awards Program. The program serves to acknowledge, recognize, and honor those who dedicate themselves and their talents to the conservation and wise use of our renewable natural resources.

 

Mon
13
Jun

Permian Basin Underground Water Conservation District

The Permian Basin Underground Water Conservation District recently had its 2016 Rainwater Harvesting Workshop. Those in attendance enjoyed learning the basics of xeriscape landscaping from guest speaker and horticulturist, Jeff Floyd, with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Mr. Floyd was followed by the PBUWCD’s Education Coordinator, Misty Mimms, who gave a presentation on the District’s new rainwater harvesting system and xeriscape flowerbeds and concluded with a tour of the grounds.
 
Fri
03
Jun

Reading program begins at library

STANTON - On your mark, get set, read! The Martin County Public Library’s 2016 summer reading program is underway. Readers of all ages will explore all things sports and fitness this summer as Martin County Library presents “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!” during the summer library program. 

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Fri
03
Jun

Old Settler’s Reunion activities being sought for schedule of events

MARTIN COUNTY - It’s just over a month away - Old Settler’s Reunion for Martin County will be on July 9 this year and class members and groups planning reunions are urged to begin calling Julie Snellgrove at 432-413-9577 to get on the reunion agenda. Activities will again center around those class reunions, the parade on the morning of July 9 and the barbecue and dance later that day. 

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Fri
27
May

Hopkins, Church to receive state music award

Stanton High School students Kirsten Church and Sarah Hopkins were honored as Texas Music Scholars at a ceremony on May 9. Church is a freshman and plays bass trombone and Hopkins is a junior and plass Bb Clarinet The pair were nominated for this honor by their director, Stazie Church, and the award is given by the Texas Music Educators Association, which sponsors the Texas All-State Bands, Orchestras and Choirs. Last year fewer than 2,300 students were named as Texas Music Scholars.
 
Fri
27
May

May 30 is Memorial Day

You could visit the cemetery, place small flags or red flowers on the graves, wear a red poppy, visit a memorial, fly the flag at half-mast till noon, or pause at 3 p.m. for a moment of mediation and reflection for those who have died while serving our country. It was declared a national holiday in 1971 and is on the last day of May.
 
Fri
20
May

Horelka, Shands to marry June 18

INEZ - Calvin and Georgia Horelka of Inez, announce the engagement of their daughter Hallie Horelka to Lane Shands, the son of Danny and Michelle Peugh of Lenorah. The bride-elect is a 2010 graduate of Texas State University in San Marcos with a bachelor of science in agriculture with an emphasis in animal science.
 
Fri
06
May

Stanton announces fifth six weeks honor lists

STANTON - Stanton Elementary School has released the names of its students whose grades qualified for the fifth six weeks honor rolls or had perfect attendance.
 
Fri
06
May

The Stanton eighth grade band earned

The Stanton eighth grade band earned its fifth consecutive sweepstakes award at contest in Odessa on April 14. The band is led by Jennifer Condon, who has the junior high Buffs winning all five of the consecutive sweepstakes.
 

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