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Aug
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Stanton varsity Buffs

Members of the Stanton varsity Buffs were introduced Tuesday night during Meet the Buffs. Stanton opens the season here on Friday against Seagraves at 7:30.

 

Fri
26
Aug
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All four bids a little steep commissioners say; Plan B going into effect for courtyard renovations

Commissioners opened four bids this week - and then decided to regroup and postpone a decision on renovations to the Martin County Courthouse grounds. All four bids opened this week exceeded the amount members of the court had in mind to spend on what most agree is a long-overdue project.

 

Fri
26
Aug
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The driver of this SUV

The driver of this SUV escaped serious injury this week when he veered across the highway into oncoming lanes of the interstate. Volunteer firefighters and emergency crews continue to work overtime trying to keep up with all the wrecks around the area.

 

Fri
19
Aug
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Martin County Commissioners are expected to open bids

Martin County Commissioners are expected to open bids next week on renovations and landscaping of the grounds at the Martin County Courthouse. Cost of the project is not known, but several interested contractors have looked at the project and are expected to offer bid proposals.
 
Fri
19
Aug
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Odessa-based company driver

This Odessa-based company driver wasn’t real clear on the meaning of that big red sign with STOP on it. Hence the trip he got to a Midland hospital after blowing through the 137 and 176 intersection earlier this week. No serious injuries.
 
Fri
19
Aug
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Thieves strike again, this time ripping off over $100,000 of pipe

MARTIN COUNTY - It wasn’t like a bunch of guys sitting around knocking down a 30 pack and thinking they might borrow their cousin’s trailer and go steal a couple joints of pipe to finish the fence in the backyard. Nope, this one was a little more thought out than that. On Tuesday - or possibly Wednesday - thieves with obvious planning skills robbed several sites in northwest Martin County of over $100,000 of oilfield pipe.
 
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.
 

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