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Do Well, Be Well With Diabetes

MARTIN COUNTY - To help people learn more about managing diabetes while having fun, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Martin County is offering a diabetes education program called “Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes.” The lessons cover topics such as basic nutrition, meal planning, carbohydrate counting, medicines, using glucose meters, and preventing long term complications.  

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A bucket truck

A bucket truck pulled out of the auto supply store on Hwy. 137 in Stanton Wednesday, caught a power line and ripped down a telephone pole and shut down electricity for businesses in the neighborhood.

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Stanton’s Class of 2016 members

Stanton’s Class of 2016 members toss their caps into the air at the end Friday night of graduation exercises. 

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Stanton Elementary classes

Stanton Elementary classes had an end-of-the-year beach party on the old practice football field last Friday. 

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An unidentified woman, passing on the right hand side of a truck in the school zone at Grady

An unidentified woman, passing on the right hand side of a truck in the school zone at Grady during the end-of-the-year elementary track meet at about 11 am, Friday crashed and rolled her pickup going in excess of 70 mph. Flown by air ambulance, she’s got big problems. 

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Serving Stanton, Lenorah, Tarzan and all of Martin County

Volunteer firefighters and emergency medical personnel from Stanton, Lenorah and Ackerly got some special training Saturday in Stanton with a mass casualty drill that was as lifelike as possible.
 
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Grocer remains committed to Martin County

Despite the swirling Martin County rumor mill, there are no plans by the Lawrence Brothers grocery chain to part with the store in Stanton. “Absolutely not,” Jay Lawrence said this week. “We believe strongly in Stanton and look forward to serving the people there for many years.
 
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Volunteers from Stanton and Lenorah

After the mass casualty drill Saturday morning, volunteers from Stanton and Lenorah got a dose of the real deal when they were called out to Hwy. 349 seven miles north of Midland in Martin County where a Midland man and his young son were injured . The car crashed into the back of a roustabout truck that was turning off the highway.
 
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Why did you want to become a doctor?

Editor’s Note: The following are answers to the question above from the two docs at Martin County Hospital. This is the first in a series of articles about the professional staff at MCH.
 
Early in school, I found that I loved science and math. My sixth grade science teacher encouraged me to think about becoming a physician. By high school I was taking every science and math class that was available in our five A school. I was able to go on a medical field trip to UTMBGalveston medical school where they took us on a tour that included the gross anatomy lab on the second floor of the world famous “Old Red” building.
 
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Dominic Dominates

COLLEGE STATION - As his opponent’s final shot sailed long, Dominic Gibson of Grady raised both arms in triumph to celebrate the fruition of a dream born two years before. The decisive 6-0, 6-1 victory over Water Valley’s Jared Urbantke earned Gibson the Class A Boys Singles State Title Tuesday at Texas A&M’s Mitchell Tennis Center. Just after the end of his eighth grade year, Gibson set a goal to win a tennis state championship.
 

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