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Fri
27
Mar

Ramirez, Wicker are rabbit show winners here

MARTIN COUNTY - With 34 Stanton and Grady FFA students and members of the Martin County 4H competing, the 2015 Martin County Rabbit show was a huge success. Judged by Alice Rogers, the show was at the Stanton High School FFA Building.
 
Fri
27
Mar

For the fourth year in a row, Stanton’s Best Band Herd wins Sweepstakes

STANTON - It’s the Super Bowl for bands. It’s right up there with winning state championships in football or roundball, tennis or track - or going down to San Antonio or Houston and winning the big stock show. For Texas high school bands, winning the coveted Sweepstakes award means “We’re Number One!”. It’s the gold standard for high school bands, who work countless hours to be the best they can be - just the same as any athletic team.
 
Fri
20
Mar

Construction crews

Construction crews put the rafters and roof on the new First National Bank in Stanton this past week when a little break in the weather gave workers a chance to get some things done. More rain - at least it’s not ice - is expected this weekend.  

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Fri
20
Mar

The West Texas

The West Texas Mesonet is an independent project collaborating with the Atmospheric Science Group and the National Wind Institute at Texas Tech. The first station came online at Reese Center, 12 miles west of Lubbock, in June of 2000.  Since that time, the network hasgrown to 88 mesonet stations and  seven boundary layer units covering 60 counties in the Texas Panhandle, South Plains, Rolling Plains, Permian Basin, Trans Pecos, Concho Valley, Big Country, Edwards Plateau, Hill Country  and eastern New Mexico. 

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Fri
20
Mar

Major oilfield theft being investigated

MARTIN COUNTY - The FBI has been called in - as has the West Texas Oil Task Force, the two law enforcement outfits teaming with the Martin County Sheriff’s Department to investigate  a major theft of oil in MartinCounty. While final figures have not been released, at least one lawman said thieves could have made off with hundreds of thousands of dollars in fuel 

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Fri
13
Mar

‘Cats edge Calvert, get Number One Tornadoes

SAN ANTONIO – After 40 minutes of all-out effort in the Class A state semi-final between Grady and Calvert at the Alamo Dome Thursday morning in San Antonio, the tale of the tape boiled down to one minuscule free throw that gave Grady the final 76-75 edge. Calvert’s Trojans controlled the boards on both ends of the court to hold Grady to 68 attempts while jacking up 86 of their own.

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Fri
06
Mar

City of Stanton

City of Stanton Councilman Danny Fryar presents Martin County Convent Board President Reggie Baker with a check for $50,000 at the 26th Annual Soup Cook-Off. The Stanton City Council voted to appropriate the funds raised through the city’s hotel/motel tax for the convent’s restoration 
 
Fri
06
Mar

the kiddos were getting their faces painted

While the parents were filling up on soup, the kiddos were getting their faces painted by Anna Adair at the 26th Annual Great Texas Soup Cook-Off.
 
Fri
06
Mar

Grady ISD students of the year at the annual Martin County Chamber of Commerce Banquet

Grady’s (left) Bryce Blocker and (right) Nichelle Rains were honored as Grady ISD students of the year at the annual Martin County Chamber of Commerce Banquet last Tuesday.
 
Thu
26
Feb

The Martin County Historical Museum

The Martin County Historical Museum team of John Myrick, Terri Anderson and Elodia Bravo repeated as First Place Soup and Best Decorated Table at the 26th Annual Soup Cook-Off last week in Stanton. Kathryn Burch and Shawna Burch took home the Best Tasting Soup Award for Old Sorehead Trade Days.

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