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Stanton one-act does it again,goes now to area round

SAN ANGELO - They did it again - the Stanton High School One-Act Play won the right to advance Wednesday to the next round of competition, this time in Seminole on Apr. 1.

The play won Mar. 8, getting first place at the District 5AAA OAP Contest in Clyde with the presentation of scenes from Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley.

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Mar

A driver for a Cisco-based company

A driver for a Cisco-based company hauling a crane Tuesday across the Union Pacific tracks at Hwy 137 going north, got nailed by an eastbound train when indecision set in and he couldn’t decide whether to go forward or back up. He was not injured.

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24
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Kidd announces end of decade on city council

STANTON - After nearly a decade on the Stanton City Council, Michelle Kidd announced she will be leaving her council post, opening up a seat on the council.

Kidd, who has served over nine years on the council, is stepping down effective immediately.

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Fri
24
Mar

Youth groups make it happen - Stanton Cares is working

STANTON - Local youth groups got involved this week in several Stanton Cares projects.

Youth from the First Baptist Church began on Sunday afternoon picking up trash at the City Park as well as the Howard Jenkins Space park.

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Thu
16
Mar

Taylor, Burns win county rabbit show

MARTIN COUNTY - For the third year in recent years, 21 students from Grady and Stanton schools gathered to compete in the 2017 Martin County Rabbit Show. Natalie Taylor from Stanton and Katherine Burns of Grady exhibited the top rabbits in the show.

This is a special event that allows some students who have never raised an animal the opportunity to have that responsibility and to get the experience of showing an animal.

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Thu
16
Mar

Stanton man reaches out to help Panhandle wildfire victims

STANTON - After wildfires wiped out a million or more acres across the Texas Panhandle and on into Kansas and Oklahoma, a Stanton man stepped up and started a drive to help out neighbors to the north in six burnedout Texas Panhandle counties.

Kelly Stovall of Stanton, with the help of some friends and his sons Luke and Seth, started with a gooseneck load of fencing materials taken north on Monday.

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Thu
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Wild About Wellness, a healthy living event, scheduled on Apr. 6

MARTIN COUNTY - Wild About Wellness, a healthy living event, is planned in Stanton Apr. 6 from 9 am to noon at the Martin County Community Center.

Sponsored by the Martin County AgriLife Extension Service, the free event will offer a long list of screenings, information, programs and healthy ideas for everyone in the countywide community.

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Thu
16
Mar

Stanton Cares seeks to help neighbors

STANTON - Stanton Cares is a ministry being supported by multiple churches in the community with the goal to help neighbors that are unable to do things themselves.

The vision is that a group of volunteers will gather together to work on homes and yards in the Stanton community. This group will be able to do all sorts of light home repairs and yard work.

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Fri
10
Mar

Farmers Grow Rural Education returns

MARTIN COUNTY - The America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education Program is back, and eligible Martin County farmers can now nominate local public schools for the chance to win $10,000 and $25,000 grants to enhance their science, technology, engineering and math programs.

The America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education Program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, will award about $2.3 million in 2017 to deserving school districts – giving famers the opportunity to make a difference in their community and contribute to local students’ success. Since the program began in 2011, it has awarded more than $11 million to schools in rural America.

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Fri
10
Mar

Managing diabetes is a three-part series offered for area residents

MARTIN COUNTY - It’s March. Did you make a New Year’s resolution to take steps to manage diabetes or pre-diabetes?

Martin County AgriLife Extension will host a free educational program to help individuals with type 2 diabetes make better choices to maintain blood glucose in the ranges recommended by the American Diabetes Association.

Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes is a lesson series which will focus on understanding diabetes, making healthier food choices, understanding food labels, planning meals, learning more about medications, and preventing long term complications.

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