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Serving Stanton, Lenorah Tarzan & all of Martin County

Serving Stanton, Lenorah Tarzan & all of Martin
Serving Stanton, Lenorah Tarzan & all of Martin
Serving Stanton, Lenorah Tarzan & all of Martin

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Brown, Hamblin joins little league board of directors

STANTON - The Martin County Little League had a meeting on January 29th to elect new board members and discuss the upcoming season. Voted in as board members were Veronica Brown and Brad Hamblin. Also, John Peters, Chris Brown, and Lance Medrano were selected as League Representatives.

 

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Cox honored with booster of the year award

Cox honored with booster of the year award
Cox honored with booster of the year award

MARTIN COUNTY - The Texas Hereford Association recently named Morgan Cox, of Martin County, Booster of the Year. Cox owns and operates Cox Cattle Company, a progressive Hereford show steer business.

“I have been in and around the Hereford business all my life,” stated Cox. “My father and grandfather gave me a registered Hereford heifer the day I was born. That started an adventure that has taken me to Hereford events around the United States. I currently have a registered and commercial Hereford herd.”

 

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06
Feb
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Poteet files for mayor

STANTON - While residents of Martin County have been hearing a ton about the upcoming county, state, and national elections, the City of Stanton will also be in the center of politics shortly.

Stanton’s City Council will have four positions come available this year: Mayor, Council District 1, Council District 2, and Council District 3.

The current Mayor of Stanton Jim Smith will not be running for re-election as he will be moving out of town.

 

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Thu
30
Jan
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Evan Hoefelmeyer

Evan Hoefelmeyer

Evan Hoefelmeyer, of Big Spring, judged the goat division at the Martin County Junior Stock Show on Jan. 17. Kyndal Dick, pictured in the middle, showed the Grand Champion goat.

 

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Jan
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One dies in accident on Interstate 20

WEST TEXAS - New year, same story as Interstate 20 claims another life.

On Jan. 22, around 12 miles east of Stanton, a 2000 Dodge Caravan ran into the back of a Peterbilt truck towing a semi-trailer.

Troy Hogue, 37 of Clifton, failed to control his speed and struck the year of the truck driven by Olukayode Amole, 64 of Granbury. Amole did not sustain any injuries.

 

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Thu
30
Jan
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Holland, Carby running for Commissioner’s Precinct 3 seat

MARTIN COUNTY: This week’s question and answer session features Bobby Holland and Allan Carby. These two gentlemen are running for election for Martin County Commissioner Precinct 3.

Incumbent Holland:

Why did you decide to run again?

I truly enjoy serving in this capacity. I have a great working relationship with the Judge, the commissioners along with other elected officials and staff. Experienced leadership is key in these challenging times especially in the midst of the increased oil and gas activity with respect to infrastructure, crime, budget, etc.

 

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30
Jan
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Soup’s on Feb. 15 for 31st annual Texas Cook-off

Soup’s on Feb. 15 for 31st annual Texas Cook-off
Soup’s on Feb. 15 for 31st annual Texas Cook-off

MARTIN COUNTY - It’s time to find out who has the best recipe in Texas as the 31st Annual Great Texas Soup Cook-Off draws near.

This year’s event will be Feb. 15 at the Martin County Community Center from 5-7 p.m.

The cook off is the Martin County Convent’s yearly fund raiser to restore and protect the historic Carmelite Monastery building.

 

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Thu
23
Jan
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Commissioner’s race draws two candidatesforPrecinct1

MARTIN COUNTY: This week’s question and answer session features Kenny Stewart and Keith Petty. These two gentlemen are running for election for Martin County Commissioner Precinct 1.

Incumbent Stewart:

Why did you decide to run again?

I’ve invested 8 years of my life to being commissioner for Pct. 1. I am committed to the people and enjoy doing what is right by the tax payers. I want to continue to be the kind of person voters can depend on to take their concerns and questions and find answers and solutions, and grow our community with the future in mind.

 

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Thu
23
Jan
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Gone but not forgotten: Dillard inducted into TPA hall of fame

Gone but not forgotten: Dillard inducted into TPA hall of fame

GALVESTON - The late Bob Dillard, longtime publisher and editor of Jeff Davis County Mountain Dispatch and Martin County Messenger in Stanton, was inducted into the Texas Newspaper Foundation Hall of Fame over the weekend at the Texas Press Association 2020 Convention at Moody Gardens Hotel and Convention Center in Galveston.

Inductees have been credited with outstanding achievements and contributions to the newspaper industry and to their communities and were chosen in a selection committee meeting in November of 2019.

 

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