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Martin County sends five to state UIL academic contests

MARTIN COUNTY - Five Martin County scholars have advanced to the state UIL academic meet May 4-5 in Austin on the strength of their victories at the regional level this last week.

Alexis Silva and Kayli Inman of Stanton High School have advanced in Class AAA and now go for the big medals in Austin.

 

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Apr

Trade Days

Another Old Soreheads Trade Days drew big crowds Saturday and Sunday as folks packed the streets of downtown Stanton both days. Good weather certainly didn’t hurt - the next trade days, in the heat of summer

 

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Apr

Big trucks

If they’re not running into one another, they are catching fire and buring to the ground. Big trucks, like this one earlier this week, continue to keep volunteer firefighters from Stanton and Lenorah on their toes, as well as local law enforcement and the EMS.

 

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Fri
13
Apr

Coaches want parents to join them for burgers, talk about future of Buffs

STANTON – The Stanton coaching department will be hosting a hamburger supper on Apr. 19 and is requesting all junior high and high school parents attend.

The coaching staff will be talking about camps, team camps, summer workout programs, expectations and how parents and the community need to be “all in” for the future of the Stanton Buffalo program and the kids.

New Athletic Director and football Coach Jerry Burkhart said he and coaches are looking forward to meeting parents and urged all families to attend.

 

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Fri
13
Apr

A busload of smarty-pants kids

A busload of smarty-pants kids . . . Gradywill send almost two dozen high school students to the Region II, Class A academic meet this weekend in San Angelo. The students were all winners at the district level and if they win this week, will go to state next.

 

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13
Apr

The Stanton Buffaloes

The Stanton Buffaloes got to play host to the district track meet last week. Complete results and a list of athletes headed to the area meet can be found on page seven. The area meet is Apr. 18 in Jim Ned, with the top placings there to go to Abilene for regionals.

 

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13
Apr

Stanton High School

Stanton High School has six students headed to the regional academic UIL meet this Friday and Saturday at Abilene Christian University.

Pictured, front row, L to R - Alexis Silva, going in Headline Writing; Kayli Inman, Prose Interpretation. Back row, L to R - Gabrielle Vanderveen, Lincoln Douglas Debate; Sebastian DeLeon, Headline Writing; Chandler Denson, Poetry Interpretation (alternate); Ethan Quaid, Prose Interpretation.

 

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Fri
06
Apr

Houston-based outfit planning facility here to offer 20 to 30 jobs on Hwy. 137 south

STANTON - A Houstonbased outfit has announced plans to build a new facility just south of Stanton that will employ 20 to 30 fulltime employees.

Milestone Environmental Services has two facilities in the Permian Basin, one between Midland and Rankin and another near Pecos.

 

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06
Apr

Cotton farmers keeping a close eye on Chinese retaliation in trade war

WEST TEXAS - Don’t think for a second the Chinese are not prepared to do battle in the trade war looming now that the current American administration has decided to go after China. And it could be very painful for West Texas farmers.

Tensions between the U.S. and China continue to rise, and newly proposed tariffs from the Chinese are taking aim at more U.S. commodities, including cotton.

 

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Fri
06
Apr

It looks like a pile of metal - which is exactly what it is. At about 3 am Wednesday two sand hauling tractor trailers met head on just north of Stanton on Hwy

It looks like a pile of metal - which is exactly what it is. At about 3 am Wednesday two sand hauling tractor trailers met head on just north of Stanton on Hwy. 137, one driver likely having gone to sleep and crossing in front of the other, both going at a high rate of speed at that hour in the morning. Both drivers were burned beyond recognition and remained unknown at presstime. The wreck and explosion shut down the highway for most of the day on Wednesday. Crews from Stanton and Lenorah volunteer fire departments along with law enforcement from a number of agencies worked the scene.

 

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