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Fri
19
Aug
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Not much interest in signing up for school board

GRADY - A couple of the three Grady school board incumbents have picked up applications, but so far, as of presstime, no one has actually filled out an application and filed for the November election. In addition to the two incumbents who have picked up applications, several others have inquired about the three spots on the ballot for November.
 
Fri
12
Aug
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Volunteers already top 80 calls in just first six months of 2016

MARTIN COUNTY - If there was any doubt whether the 50 or so volunteers in Martin County are doing their part, consider the statistics released this week for the first half of 2016. Volunteers from the two main fire departments in Martin County have responded to over 80 calls in just the first six months of the year.
 
Fri
12
Aug
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No one has filed for Grady board

GRADY - With just over a week to go before the deadline to file, none of the three incumbents have filed for the three positions on the Grady Independent School District Board of Trustees. The election, on Nov. 8 to coincide with the general election, will decide District 1, 2 and 7 on the GISD board.
 
Fri
12
Aug
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Time to start meeting some folks; teachers and Buffs on Aug. 23

STANTON - Get ready to meet some folks on Aug. 23. There’s every chance you can meet yourself coming and going! First up that night is Meet the Teachers, a chance for all parents and kinfolks of Stanton students to come to Stanton High School and meet the teachers, including several new teachers.
 
Fri
05
Aug
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Police searching here for missing man, 24

Police are actively searching for a Stanton man who went missing last week. Stanton Police officials confirmed Jesus Davila Flores was last seen on Saturday night. Family members say the 24-year-old Flores was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, blue jeans and boots. Flores is described by family as a 24-year-old man with brown hair, blue eyes and a tattoo on his forearm.
 
Fri
05
Aug
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Bond reduced; man who shot at officers freed on $75,000 bail

The 53-yearold Stanton man who is accused of firing a pistol at a Stanton Police Department officer almost three weeks ago is free on bond after the state district court agreed to lower his bond. Thomas (Tommy) Martinez had been in Martin County Jail following the incident at the Convent RV Park near downtown Stanton July 17.
 

 

Fri
05
Aug
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It’s been a week from that place way down under for law and EMS

It’s been the week from hades for law enforcement officers and volunteer emergency and fire folks in Martin County this week. Starting on Friday, there was a wreck with a fatality on Hwy. 349 near Hwy,. 176 at about 4:30 a Chevrolet driven by 36- year-old Cedric Long of Lubbock ran into an 18-wheeler and was killed at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt.
 
Fri
29
Jul
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Crashing with a Pickup

A Greenwood woman and her two small children, who were buckled in, are all lucky to be at the hospital in Midland after a crashing with a pickup on the interstate just inside the Martin County line towards Midland. The car was knocked across the median and westbound lanes of the interstate without being hit again, coming to rest in the barrow ditch on the north side of the interstate.
 
Fri
29
Jul
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Kevin Cave is new chairman

After 22 years as a board member and chairman of the board of the Mustang Soil and Water Conservation District, Myrl Mitchell is stepping down. Kevin Cave, Zone 5 from the north end of Martin County near Flower Grove, has accepted the position of chairman.
 
Fri
29
Jul
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First National Bank

Stanton is in for yet more demo work as the old First National Bank Building downtown is right on the verge of being the next building to have its walls come tumbling down, much like what has gone on recently at both school campuses.
 

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