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Thu
20
Oct
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Paul Chandler’s catch of the day near a barn on his farm at

If you were not aware that ll the warm weather has brought  the rattle snakes back out amongst us, check out Martin County farmer Paul Chandler’s catch of the day near a barn on his farm at Lomax. This one is indicative of several bigger snakes seen in Martin and surrounding counties lately. Be warned!
 

 

Thu
20
Oct
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Serving Stanton, Lenorah, Tarzan and all of Martin County

Another Pro Petro truck caught fire in the past week, this one on I-20 Sunday morning on the outskirts of Stanton. Voluneer firefighters from Stanton and Lenorah fought the blaze, but there was nothing left to save of the truck. The driver was not injured in the incident, which was on the eastern edge of Stanton. 
 

 

Fri
14
Oct
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Delicious Bakery in Stanton

Vanessa Silva, owner of Everything Delicious Bakery in Stanton, was busy this weekend selling over 400 cupcakes to sweet-crazed Old Sorehead Trade Day’s shoppers. Silva will be having a Grand Opening Oct. 29 at 1 p.m. in downtown Stanton..
 

 

Fri
14
Oct
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Wreck in Martin County

For the second time in less than two weeks, a truck from the same Big Spring company has been involved in a major wreck in Martin County. On Friday, west of Tarzan a truck owned by Stone Oilfield Trucking overturned and was completely destroyed but the driver with minor injuries, was able to walk away. Last week another truck from the same company was involved in a collision near Tarzan that killed a Martin County woman.
 
Fri
14
Oct
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Hospital receives major statewide award for leadership, teamwork

STANTON - Announced several weeks ago, the news did not get near the emphasis it should have - the Swing Bed Team at the Martin County Hospital received a major statewide award from the Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals. The award recognizes the teem for its work in leadership and establishing a culture “that puts the spotlight on this team for their hard work and dedication to rural health.”
 
Fri
30
Sep
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Stanton High School

Stanton High School senior Morgan Moreno gets a hug and kiss from her dad Joe Moreno after being crowned the 2016 Stanton High School Homecoming Queen.
 
Fri
30
Sep
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Stanton police arrest 17-year-old for making threats involving gun

STANTON - Police officers in Stanton responded to a call at Stanton High School Tuesday morning that a student had taken a toy cap gun to school and discharged it several times in front of other students. The same student then made a threatening remark to other students that he would bring a real gun, and shoot up the school.
 
Fri
30
Sep
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Martin County woman dies in two-vehicle wreck

MARTIN COUNTY - A 52- year-old Martin County woman died in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon on FM 829 north of Grady school. Anna Neufeld of Martin County was fatally injured after the car she was driving and an 18-wheeler water hauler owned by a Big Spring company collided near County Road 3600 and 829 in Martin County.
 
Fri
30
Sep
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2016 Grady Homecoming Queen Nominees

Jordi Nix is the daughter of Heather and Freddie Nix. As a student at Grady High School, she participates in basketball, cross country, cheerleading, and tennis. In addition, she is president of FCA, student council, and also serves as president of the senior class.
 
Destiny Lyon is the daughter of Chris and Suzanna Hewtty. She participates in cross country, cheerleading, basketball, and track, and is also the secretary of FCA, secretary of Student Council, and President of the National Honor Society.
 
Fri
23
Sep
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Suddenly, there’s not nearly as many rooms in the inn

MARTIN COUNTY - It wasn’t very long ago visitors to Martin County were out of luck - no room in the inn. Actually, no inn at all. And then there were three. As the oil and gas boom exploded across West Texas and Martin County, three hotels rose up in Stanton - and all were staying busy, the Comfort Inn busier than the other two - Super 8 Inn and the Cobblestone. The Super 8 had the biggest problems - finding people to work was the reason then owners cited as their earliest woe.

 

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