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Oct
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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
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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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Fri
13
Oct
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Gentlemen . . . Load your baskets (and make a run for it)

STANTON - For folks who remember the quiz shows that offered winners a chance for a shopping spree - run through the store and grab everything you can in two minutes - the video from the September action at Lawrence Brothers would look very familiar.

On Sep. 2, Stanton Police were contacted by Lawrence Brothers in reference to a theft that had occurred some days prior, but was just discovered.

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Fri
13
Oct
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Dorner, Zacharias join county sheriff’s department as deputies

MARTIN COUNTY - With the departure of Deputy Keegan Johnson and his wife Alysha to the Austin area, the Martin County Sheriff’s Office has added two new deputies.

Jace Dorner was been hired as a fulltime deputy to replace Johnson. Dorner is a graduate of Greenwood High School and the Permian Basin Law Enforcement Academy. For the past three and a half years he has been employed with the Howard County Sheriff’s Office as a deputy sheriff.

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Fri
13
Oct
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The Stanton Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church parish

This past Sunday, Bishop Michael Sis, along with support from the Stanton Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church parish, blessed the only remaining building on the convent grounds.

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Fri
13
Oct
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The lab was was donated by QEP

Grady school board members and administrators thank QEP Resources officials at the opening of the new science lab at the schools.

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Fri
06
Oct
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Andrews man gets a different kind of copper . . .

MARTIN COUNTY - At about number eight or nine of the 12-pack it all came perfectly clear, the plan came together.

Hire on with one of the oil companies, work a day or two - just long enough to figure out where they keep the copper, then quit and come back when there ain’t no one around . . .

What could possibly go wrong?

Well, for starters, there are some employees who actually do ride for the brand - and when they spotted a former co-worker in the company yard helping himself to the copper, they locked the gate and called the law.

 

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Fri
06
Oct
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QEP’s donation bringing state-of-the-art lab to Grady

LENORAH - If it’s possible, the kids in Grady are only going to get smarter, thanks in a large part to the folks at QEP Resources.

This past week, Grady students celebrated the grand opening of the new “SmartLab” – a science, technology, engineering and math learning experience for students in grades three through eight.

Nicknamed STEM for the four areas of learning at the focus of the new lab, Grady is one of only two schools in the state to have this highly advanced learning system. The other is at Ferris.

“The SmartLab is a state-of-the-art STEM classroom that engages students of all interests and abilities in personalized learning using cutting-edge technology. We are excited to invest in our students through this new classroom environment,” explained Grady Principal Gary Jones.

 

Fri
06
Oct
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Coaches and players from the Stanton High School

Coaches and players from the Stanton High School 1997 State Championship football team were honored during homecoming here last week. Among those attending were Maurice Martinez, Danny Saenz, Albert Chavez, Sal Gonzales, Josh Carson, Rob Byrd, Brett Hutt, Cason Anderson, Randy Perez, Jody Louder, James Taylor, Jeremy Smith, Chad Smith and Mark Cotton

 

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Thu
28
Sep
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Arrests made in Salado cattle theft; suspects released on bond

BELTON - Douglas F. Schaefer, 68 and Peggy A. Schaefer, 61, who are recent residents of Stanton, surrendered to authorities on third-degree felony warrants out of Bell County for stealing cattle from a former employer near Salado in Bell County.

The charges are the result of an investigation conducted by Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger Marvin Wills.

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