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Serving Stanton, Lenorah, Tarzan and all of Martin County

Serving Stanton, Lenorah, Tarzan and all of Martin County
Serving Stanton, Lenorah, Tarzan and all of Martin County

Haydn Burge was crowned the 2019 Grady Homecoming Queen during Friday’s homecoming game against Sands. She was escorted by her father Jimmy Burge.

 

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Thu
24
Oct
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Grady Homecoming Queen Nominees

Grady Homecoming Queen Nominees

Cristina Dyck is the 17 -year-old senior daughter of Abe and Tina Dyck.

She participates in UIL, one-act play, track, cheerleading, National Honor Society and Student Council. Cristina’s hobbies include baking, watching Netflix, crafting, organizing, and playing with her nieces and nephews.

Upon graduation, Cristina will be attending Texas Tech University as an English education major. She hopes to become a junior high English teacher.

She will be escorted by her father, Abe Dyck. Raina Short is the 16 -year-old junior daughter of Chris and Latricia Short.

 

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Thu
24
Oct
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Morales named new Stanton Chief of Police

Morales named new Stanton Chief of Police

STANTON - The Stanton City Council appointed Joe Bob Morales as the new Chief of Police of the Stanton Policed Department at 7 a.m. Monday morning.

The position was announced to be vacated when Fred Schroyer gave his verbal resignation during executive session at the regular monthly council meeting last Tuesday.

City council members accepted the resignation on Monday and interviewed Morales as well as Stanton Police Department Sergeant Lance Smith before unanimously appointing Morales the new chief.

“Joe Bob and Lance were great candidates and both qualified for the job, we decided the candidate with more experience was the better choice,” said City of Stanton councilman Danny Fryar.

 

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Thu
24
Oct
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Filing deadline for place on primary ballot is Dec. 9

MARTIN COUNTY - Notice has been given that application for place on a primary ballot may be filed during the time of Nov. 9 and Dec. 9. The positions up for election this term in Martin County will be county sheriff, county attorney, county tax assessorcollector and county commissioners precincts 1 and 3.

Of those positions, the only person who has publicly announced their intent to file is sheriff Brad Ingram.

To be placed on the Republican Party ballot, applications can be filed in person with or mailed to:

Clayton Black, Republican Chair, 2942 FM 829, Stanton, TX 79782.

 

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Thu
17
Oct
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TXDOT eagerly seeks input on TTP 2050

TXDOT eagerly seeks input on TTP 2050
TXDOT eagerly seeks input on TTP 2050

AUSTIN - The future possibilities are intriguing, and the Texas Department of Transportation wants to know what Texans think will be the most pressing transportation needs for the next 30 years.

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Thu
17
Oct
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Reports show Permian Basin oil boom starting to slow down

Reports show Permian Basin oil boom starting to slow down

MARTIN COUNTY - A recent oilfield report shows there’s fewer and fewer shale jobs to go around with each passing month.

That report said the Permian Basin is slowing down because and the rig count has taken a dive. Drilling activity fell rapidly with a 19 percent drop throughout this year.

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Thu
17
Oct
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Serving Stanton, Lenorah, Tarzan and all of Martin County

Serving Stanton, Lenorah, Tarzan and all of Martin County
Serving Stanton, Lenorah, Tarzan and all of Martin County

STANTON - According to Stanton City Administrator Jessie Montez, Chief of Police Fred Schroyer gave his verbal resignation to the Stanton City Council during Executive Session of October’s monthly city council meeting.

The resignation will not be final until Monday’s special council meeting at 7 a.m. at Stanton City Hall during which the Stanton City Council is expected to accept Schroyer’s verbal resignation and then follow with the appointment of a new chief of police.

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Thu
17
Oct
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Fixin’ to Happen

Harvest festival

this weekend

STANTON - Make sure to catch this year’s Harvest Festival but note the date change. The festival will be Oct. 19, from 5 p.m.–7 p.m. at the Martin County Community Center in Stanton.

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Thu
10
Oct
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Midland County S.W.A.T.

Midland County S.W.A.T. brought its Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected light tactical vehicle to Grady’s Safety Day last Friday. Students were allowed to tour and inspect every inch of the vehicle.

 

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Thu
10
Oct
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Dozens of war veterans were honored

Dozens of war veterans were honored this past weekend at the Annual Quilt Show in Midland with Quilts of Valor. Three residents from Martin County received quilts during the ceremony (front row far left) Erene Sanchez, Gene Clements and Tommy Hursh and a fourth, Bud Lindsey, received his at a later time.

 

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