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Early voting in city council election opens next Monday

STANTON - Early voting in the only contested race in Martin County starts Apr. 22 and will run through the following Tuesday, Apr. 30.

At stake is one seat on the Stanton City Council. Election day is on May 4, the Saturday after the early voting period.

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Fashions of the 40s opens at museum

MARTIN COUNTY - A new exhibit has opened at Martin County Historical Museum and the latest display is called “Fashions of the 1940s” and features dresses, accessories, photos and other items highlighting popular culture during that important decade in American history.

 

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Serving Stanton, Lenorah, Tarzan and all of Martin County

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Tickets remain for Apr. 25th annual banquet

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STANTON - There’s still time to reserve a seat for one of the most anticipated events of the year, which is scheduled for Apr. 25 when the annual Martin County Chamber Banquet kicks off at 6:30 pm in the Martin County Community Center.

Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door.

 

 

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Academic UIL students head to regional meet

STANTON - A handful of Stanton academic students are in Abilene Friday and Saturday for the Class AAA regional meet at Abilene Christian University.

REGIONAL QUALIFIERS - Ethan Quaid, Informative Speaking; Noe Ureste, Persuasive Speaking; Brooke Bird, Poetry Interpretation; Chandler Denson, Alternate Prose Interpretation; David Hunt, Science; Beth Holland, Spelling& Vocabulary. 

Contestants and their district results were:

 

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Red Raiders credit trip to Martin County for part of their success

Editor”s Note: The Texas Tech Red Raiders came as close as the overtime loss Monday night in the national finals, knocking off one major program after another as they made history in college basketball. What many did not know is that Tech got iot all started right here in Martin County when Chris Beard, who would become the nation’s Coach of the Year, loaded up a band of diverse athletes and brought them south for a weekend at Circle Six. Beard credits that bonding weekend as the start of what would become Tech and West Texas history. Following is an article on that pivotal weekend.

MARTIN COUNTY - They drove south from Lubbock for nearly two hours, zipping past an occasional small town and miles of sun-browned countryside.

Only when they were as far removed from civilization as possible did their bus turn off Highway 137 and pull up to their destination.

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Ernie update

MARTIN COUNTY - Cabin fever is starting to set in for Ernie Wakefield, who continues to heal and get good reports from the docs.

He’s up and moving around like it never happened - although he’s still pretty sore.

The Martin County Chief Deputy Sheriff, Wakefield got good reports on both his foot and leg, where his most severe injuries continue to heal.

 

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Student and community volunteers

Student and community volunteers worked last week to prepare one of the buildings in downtown Stanton for a benefit to help Grady High School junior Betty Weibe who is battling leukemia.

 

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Saying so long to the guy who dealt a little misery

Saying so long to the guy who dealt a little misery over his many years in Stanton - despite inflicting the usual pain that comes with HAVING to go see the dentist, Dr. Randy Moore (left) had many friends and well wishers at his retirement party here last week.

 

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Fundraiser tops $14 grand for student

MARTIN COUNTY - Over $14,000 was raised this past week to help a Grady High School student who is struggling in a battle with leukemia.

Betty Weibe, a junior at Grady, was diagnosed with ALL leukemia and has begun treatments.

Fellow students at Grady and many from Stanton worked with the Grady Student Council, Grady FFA and Grady Junior Class to put on a benefit for their classmate.

“We would like to thank everyone who helped in making the garage sale and hamburger meal benefiting Betty a success. We were amazed at how our community came together and supported Betty and her family during their time of need,” said Regenia Hunt, one of the organizers.

 

 

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