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Aug

Incumbents unopposed in Grady school election

GRADY - All four incumbents on the Grady school board will not face challenges this fall, the deadline to file having passed on Monday.

David Matthews, Tammy Blocker, Steven Sanders and Banny Weibe will all serve another term on the Grady Independent School District Board of Trustees.

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Thu
24
Aug

Grady’s bond proposal will include public hearings

GRADY - A series of public hearigs and information meetings are being planned in September and October for residents in the Grady school district to learn more about the proposed $35 million bond proposal to completely renovate parts of Grady schools.

School trustees in Grady have approved a bond election for Nov. 7 to coincide with the school board election.

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Thu
24
Aug

Eclipse

Perhaps you heard . . . there was this eclipse . . .

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Thu
24
Aug

Is roller coaster ride finally over?

PERMIAN BASIN - That long-held desire of Permian oil and natural gas producers to step off the commodity price roller coaster may be coming true.

An analysis just issued by Morningstar commodities research finds oil markets are finding a crude price consensus, and the calmer markets are causing financial issues for speculators betting on higher price volatility.

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Fri
18
Aug

High-powered

It didn’t have that much rain in it, but the major league cloud that went through southern Martin County Wednesday packed some high-powered winds, knocking out services

 

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Fri
18
Aug

Mystery constable still at large with only weeks to go before deadline

MARTIN COUNTY - Time’s running out - it’s now down to less than six weeks and still no idea what Martin County’s mystery constable intends to do.

Martin County commissioners are getting closer to having to make a decision on what appears to be a county position that could be empty within the next few weeks.

Constable Franklin Lavell Floyd remains unavailable and has not been in contact with many in the courthouse.

 

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Fri
18
Aug

Grady trustees call $35 million bond election

GRADY - School trustees in Grady have approved a bond election for Nov. 7 to coincide with the school board election.

The school board is seeking to pass a $35 million bond issue for construction, acquisition and renovation of school facilities.

Transportation issues will be resolved, too, if the issue passes. Several new school buses are included.

 

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Fri
11
Aug

Meet Me at the Park starts in Stanton Aug. 17

STANTON - A Midlend man with a vision and an idea about how he can help folks across the Permian Basin plans to kick off that vision with “Meet Me at the Park” project in Stanton, starting next Thursday.

Bryan Briley is just a guy who’s been called to help folks - it’s that simple.

“Several weeks ago I began thinking about how Jesus might operate if he were walking the earth today,” briley said this week.

“ I’m sure he would spend some time inside a church building— just as he spent time in the Jewish synagogues of his day. However, the vast majority of his time would likely be spent out among the people

 

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Fri
11
Aug

Still only one filing for Grady school board vote Nov. 7

GRADY - David Matthews remains the only one three incumbents to announce his plans for the Grady Independent School District Board of Trustees. He filed to run last week.

No other candidate for any of the three places on the ballot has made an announcement and Superintendent Leandro Gonzales said this week he has not had any requests for applications to file

 

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Fri
11
Aug

Bad guys are off vacation - crazy week of crime keeps law busy

MARTIN COUNTY - It had to happen.

It was just way too quiet.

And besides, it was a full moon coming up last Monday, so everything was ripe for the bad guys to twist off.

Since the pistoleros took to the streets of Stanton back in May, law enforcement officers have enjoyed a relatively quiet June and July.

 

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