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Fri
26
Sep

Lake Thomas gets biggest dose of water ever

STANTON - The recent rainfall caused a lot of headache for many areas across the Permian Basin, but just northeast of Martin County, rain fell in the perfect spot. Lake J.B. Thomas, one of the Basin’s main water sources hasn’t had this much water in it since November of 1987.
 

 

Fri
26
Sep

Stanton Student Council leading efforts to raise funds for Post school

STANTON - Stanton High School is collecting donations for one of the schools in the Buffalos’ district, Post. The Post Elementary School burned down over the weekend. At the beginning of the second quarter of this week’s Homecoming football game, Stanton High School Student Council members will pass buckets in the stands to collect donations.
 

 

Fri
19
Sep

Late rains should help lots of the area’s

Late rains should help lots of the area’s cotton crop, although there is such a thing as too much of a good thing . . . cotton growers are reminded of the annual meeting here Sep. 23 at the Martin County Community Center.

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Fri
19
Sep

The rains have been spotty

The rains have been spotty, but keep coming thanks to the hurricane off Baja, Mexico. More rains are expected through the weekend and maybe beyond.

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Fri
19
Sep

firefighters in Stanton got the good news

Scenes like this one are what greets volunteer firefighters all too often . . . this week firefighters in Stanton got the good news about a new fire house to be built here, while in Lenorah, volunteers are preparing for the big dinner, dance and auction Saturday.

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Fri
19
Sep

Done deal . . . commissioners say yes to new fire hall

STANTON - Commissioners made it official Monday when the Martin County court agreed to purchase about two acres for a new Stanton Volunteer fire Department Fire Hall. The new facility will be built this fall and hopefully be ready when the new 62-foot ladder fire truck arrives late this year or early 2015.

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Fri
12
Sep

Meeting Monday to nail down specs for new fire station

MARTIN COUNTY - Commissioners will meet Monday to approve specifications for a new firehall that will serve the City of Stanton and Martin County. The new home of the Stanton Volunteer Fire Department will be built on  property that should be acquired by the county in coming days
 
Fri
12
Sep

A new ladder truck similar to the fire truck

A new ladder truck similar to the fire truck pictured has been ordered for the Stanton Volunteer Fire Department - and now specs are being drawn to build a new fire station that will house the ladder truck as well as the other
equipment firefighters use. The new truck should arrive in Martin County around the first of the year. 
 
Fri
05
Sep

Stanton Tractor Supply

The dirt was flying this week at the site of the new Stanton Tractor Supply, which could be up and running by Christmas - certainly by the first of the year.
 
Fri
05
Sep

Open House to welcome newest doc

STANTON - Martin County residents are invited to the Martin County Hospital Monday to view improvements to the new clinic and to meet the newest doctor in the county, Dr. Melencio Juan.
 

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