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Fri
27
Oct

Samoan who didn’t know where he was goin’ busted

MARTIN COUNTY - A Samoan man from California is in jail in Stanton following his arrest on a variety of charges.

The man, 35-year-old George Otuafi, is a Samoan who resides in San Bernadino, Cal., and lawmen believe he was on a “business” trip to Big Spring - one that involved illegal drugs.

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Fri
27
Oct

Add Hull to the list of county officials

MARTIN COUNTY - Add Kathy Hull to the list of Martin County public officials who will be filing for another term.

The district clerk was inadvertantly omitted from the list of county elected officials who will be running in the 2018 election cycle.

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Fri
27
Oct

Commissioners make it final: office of constable now dormant

MARTIN COUNTY - Commissioners agreed this week to solve an old problem once and for all.

For years, officials in Martin County have sought a way to make the office of constable disappear.

Viewed by many as an extra public office that is no longer needed, commissioners courts have for a number of years looked to a day when they could just can the position and save the county money on salary, office, vehicles, insurance, etc.

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Fri
27
Oct

Volunteer firefighters

Volunteer firefighters preach fire safety to Martin County students

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Fri
27
Oct

Fire safety

Fire safety has been the focus of a number of presentations for students in Martin County this last couple of weeks.

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Fri
27
Oct

It must be getting close to Halloween . . .

It must be getting close to Halloween . . .

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Fri
20
Oct

Grady bond election voting begins Oct. 23 following hearing

GRADY - Early voting starts Monday for both the statewide Constitutional amendments election and the $35 million bond proposal for renovations at Grady schools.

On Tuesday, members of the Grady school district had an opportunity to hear all the details of the bond election.

The hearing Tuesday included both local input from school board trustees and from members of the bond election team - architects and construction experts from Amarillo and a professional financial advisor who handles bond elections for school districts all over the state.

 

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Fri
20
Oct

They’re all gonna run again

MARTIN COUNTY - The filing period doesn’t begin for another few weeks, but every Martin County public official has already made it clear - they all intend to be on the 2018 ballot for another term in office.

The application process begins the second week in November and runs through December 11.

 

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Fri
20
Oct

Chamber planning Trunk-or-Treat

STANTON - The Martin County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Trunk-or-Treat with any and all chamber businesses from 6:30 to 7:30 pm, Oct. 31 in downtown Stanton.

Call the chamber office for more info.

 

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Fri
13
Oct

Bond issue is the focus of townhall on Tuesday

GRADY - With early voting beginning Oct. 23, it’s time for voters in the Grady school district to educate themselves about the bond proposal on the November ballot.

One of the best chances to learn more about the issue comes Oct. 17 at the school when community members can meet with architects and construction company officials along with Grady administration and school board members.

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