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Serving Stanton

Living quarters moved into Stanton this week for the renovation crews coming from Arizona to bring the Convent back to life. Stallion Oilfield Services of Midland has helped with the temporary building. Work should begin in coming days.
 
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Grady scholars to compete in San Angelo

Members of the Grady High School UIL academic team who won at the district competition are headed down Hwy. 87 this weekend for the Class A, Region II UIL academic meet at Angelo State University.
 
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Stanton’s scholars in Abilene this week for contests

Stanton High School students who will be participating in the Regional Academic UIL meet for Class AAA, Region I are on the road Friday to Abilene. The Stanton scholars team, under the sponsorship of Teacher Andrea Harp, will compete at Abilene Christian University Friday and Saturday.
 
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Hospital prepares for the worst with active shooter, mass casualty drills

MARTIN COUNTY - At midmorning on a recent Friday, mock-911 calls erupted from Martin County Hospital District as a multi-agency response exercise for an active shooter and mass casualty incident was staged on the hospital campus in Stanton. Martin County law enforcement personnel rushed toward the hospital in immediate response to the mock-911 calls.
 
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Ben Crockett

Ben Crockett shot rounds of 78 and 75 on Monday and Tuesday this week at the Region 1 class 3A regional golf tournament to finish the tournament in 6th place overall, and claim a trip to Austin for the state tournament on April 27 - 28 as the second place medalist who was not on an advancing team. Stanton boys team finished 12th overall with members Crockett, Blake Snellgrove, Logan Daly and Cooper Millsap.
 
 
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Crumbling adobe, attacking pigeons

STANTON – It’s unofficially official. The Martin County Convent Board of Directors has agreed in principal with Oden Construction and M.W. Morrissey Construction to restore the Carmelite Monastery to its previous glory. Both Arizona contractors were on site this week in Stanton getting a better idea of the scope of work needed.
 
 
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Composite drawing of intruder released

MARTIN COUNTY - Area lawmen are looking for a burglar who turned to assault when he was caught snooping around Martin County farm buildings Tuesday night south of Grady schools. The 30ishaged, white male had long scruffy brown hair and a beard - and according to the police report, “stunk”.
 
 
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Martin County’s hidden treasure

Boarded up windows and doors will be no more once construction crews begin the long-awaited renovations at Martin County’s hidden treasure.
 
Fri
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Girl Scouts honor Stanton Woman

MIDLAND - A Stanton woman was one of six women recognized as Women of Distinction by the Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest at its annual luncheon March 31 at Green Tree Country Club. Honorees are considered role models for girls who will become the leaders of tomorrow and are selected based on their leadership and contributions to their Permian Basin communities.
 
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Work on Convent could begin sooner than first expected

STANTON – After three decades of planning and fund raising, the Martin County Convent could get a huge boost with all of its adobe and porch repairs finished in just 12 weeks. The Martin County Convent board met Tuesday to discuss bids received for the restoration project.
 

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