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Fri
12
May

Stanton Elementary kids got a little break

Stanton Elementary kids got a little break from that school stuff with a hike to downtown Stanton for some ice cream. They had a ball, filling up the benches in front of stores all down the main drag and enjoying the spring’s morning sun.

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Fri
12
May

Cave, Cox, Teveni are hospital board appointees

MARTIN COUNTY - Commissioners named three members to the Martin County Hospital Board this week, tabbing Morgan Cox to replace Ginger Tunnell on the board for the next two years.

Tunnell had announced her intent to leave the board when her current term expired. Cox is a first-time board member and ranches and farms in the Tarzan area. He’s been active in community activities for many years, including service with numerous organizations including the Lenorah Volunteer Fire Department, Martin County Championship Club, Martin County Chamber of Commerce while also supporting school programs at both Stanton and Grady over the years.

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Fri
12
May

State close to approving plans for a new county jail

MARTIN COUNTY - While there are still a few minor bugs to be worked out, for all practical purposes the state’s jail standards commission is ready to give its blessings to the proposed new Martin County Jail.

Now approaching 50 years in age, the county dungeon is down in the bowels of the courthouse underneath the offices most of the public sees.

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Fri
05
May

Stone, Iretons, Chandlers, Reids among those honored at banquet

STANTON - One of the largest banquets in recent memory last Thursday saw a number of Martin County Chamber of Commerce awards handed out to the Man of the Year, Woman of the Year and to Bill Stone, who received the Lifetime Achievment Award.

In addition, Danny and Ronda Ireton were honored for Outstanding Community Service - Ireton was the driving force behind the creation of the new, modern firehall in Stanton.

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Fri
05
May

Shots fired! Stanton schools locked down on Wednesday

STANTON - Shots fired within two blocks of Stanton Elementary School Wednesday caused school officials to lock down both the elementary and the middle school for much of the afternoon.

At about 3:10 pm, officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 200 block of N. St. Benedict between Broadway and Santa Anna.

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Fri
05
May

Caregiver programs available Tuesdays

MARTIN COUNTY - A caregiver program specialist from the Area Agency on Aging will be in Stanton the second Tuesday of every month to discuss issues involving caregiver support.

Starting at 1 pm, each Tuesday, Susan Frederickson will address caregiver support issues at the Martin County Senior Center. All residents are invited to attend.

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Fri
05
May

Stanton sports banquet May 8 at Circle Six

STANTON - The Stanton High School sports banquet is set for May 8 at 7 pm at Circle 6. Bakers catering will be serving the meal and the cost is $12 per plate.

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Fri
28
Apr

Boy, six, remains hospitalized with bullet near brain

MARTIN COUNTY - A six-year-old Martin County boy remains in a Lubbock hospital with a bullet lodged in his brain following an incident Apr. 23.

The boy, whose name is not being released, lives in the area of Martin County near the City of Midland where officers from Stanton have made numerous law enforcement trips

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Fri
28
Apr

Rainwater harvesting workshop here May 4

STANTON - The community is invited to join the Permian Basin Underground Water District for their 2017 Rainwater Harvesting Workshop 5:30 to 7 pm, May 4.

The presentation will take place at the PBUWCD office at 708 W. St. Peter Street in Stanton and is free to the public.

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Fri
28
Apr

Serving Stanton, Lenorah, Tarzan and all of Martin County

A new roof is finally going up at the Convent in Stanton

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