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Fri
18
Jan
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Dense, thick fog Wednesday morning

Dense, thick fog Wednesday morning literally shut down much of the traffic - but of course there were still plenty of wrecks to keep EMT, lawmen and volunteer firefighters busy - wouldn’t want them to get any serious time off  . .

 

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Thu
17
Jan
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Martin County Livestock Show opens at 9 am, Friday in Stanton

Martin County Livestock Show

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 will take up most of the morning hours, giving participants, parents and volunteers time to prepare for the show’s banquet Saturday night, also at the community center.

Billy Dale Renfro of Ozona will judge the lambs and goats on Friday morning, with Gary Holder of Andrews coming in later in the day to judge the steers and heifers.

 

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Thu
23
May
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Church signs letter to play basketball at Iowa school

STANTON - Stanton senior Kirsten Church, the Buffalo roundball center with also competed in golf and cross country for Stanton, has signed a letter of intent to compete in basketball for Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa.

An NAIA power in the Midwest, Graceland gets a six foot athlete with an elite work ethic.

Stanton Coach Junior Ashmore said, “Kirsten was a vital part of our team's success. She’s a hard worker each and every day, and also has a strong desire to win. Kirsten was awesome to coach and should have a bright future.”

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Thu
23
May
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Latest telephone scam wants your Social Security #

MARTIN COUNTY - There seems to be no shortage of scams and ripoffs floating around this part of Texas.

The latest is a telephone scam where an official-sounding “government” spokesperson tells area residents their Social Security numbers have been changed, altered or in some way deleted and that if they’ll verify their SS # then his office will get it back into the system.

“These kinds of scams just keep coming around,” said Martin County Sheriff Brad Ingram. “Everyone needs to understand they should NEVER under any circumstances give out their private information over the telephone to a total stranger. Hang up and call law enforcement.”

 

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Thu
23
May
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Fixin’ t o Happen

MARTIN COUNTY - WANTED: volunteers to help put out flags on veterans graves this Saturday May 25 at 8 am at the Evergreen Cemetery and St. Joseph Cemetery in Stanton.

Everyone in the area is invited to attend the Memorial Day service is to begin at 10 am, May 27. There will be a reception at the museum after the service.

 

 

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Thu
23
May
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Stanton will graduate 65 Friday; 17 to walk Grady stage Friday

Martin County Ceremonies

MARTIN COUNTY - A totalof 82 Martin County students are scheduled to receive their high school diplomas following the end of their respective shool years.

At Stanton High School, 65 students comprise the Class of 2019, which will walk across the stage Friday evening at ceremonies scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. at the Stanton High School auditorium. Doors will open at 6 p.m.

Grady High School will also have its commencement ceremonies on Friday and will grant 17 diplomas to the Class of 2019 starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Wildcat Gynasium.

 

 

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Thu
16
May
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Old Settlers has a date and a theme

MARTIN COUNTY - The date is set. The theme is chosen. And now it’s time to start announcing all of the reunions and other activities for Old Settlers 2019.

July 13 is the date of this year’s event.

And the theme for 2019 is: The Old Ones are Still the Best “Old Jeans, Old Boots, Old Friends, Old Tunes and Old Times.”

 

 

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Thu
16
May
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Elephants, egrets, crocodiles and more

STANTON - It’s Vacation Bible School time at First Baptist Church Stanton!

Gas up the all-terrain vehicle and head out on a wilderness adventure like no other.

Get up close and personal with elephants and egrets, polar bears and penguins, cockatoos and crocodiles, and so much more!

 

 

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Thu
16
May
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North signs letter of intent with Hardin Simmons

STANTON - Hardin Simmons University made a Cowgirl out of a Buffalo this week when the Abilene school signed one of Stanton’s star athletes to compete on the college level.

North, who competed in cross country, basketball and track for Stanton, said her decision was an easy one.

“It felt like a family almost immediately when I met the team and coaches. It instantly felt like I was coming home and I knew it would be a great fit for me.”

 

 

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Thu
16
May
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Volunteers needed for Memorial flags

MARTIN COUNTY - WANTED: volunteers to help put out flags on veterans graves Saturday May 25 at 8 am at the Evergreen Cemetery and St. Joseph Cemetery in Stanton.

The Memorial Day service is to begin at 10 am, May

 

 

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