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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.
 
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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.
 
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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.
 
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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.
 
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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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Large storm

That’s the kind of night it was last Friday when the Stanton homecoming football evening was cancelled thanks to a large storm that rubbed out lots of games that same night.

 

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Lamesa man gets 30 year sentence in death of two

MARTIN COUNTY - A Lamesa man with a history of alcohol-related issues got a 30 year sentence in state prison for driving drunk into a Midland family in November of last year. Leonides Vela Jr., 30 of Lamesa, entered a guilty plea. He received the 30 years in prison after having already served a prison term for driving while intoxicated, a third and thus felony offense. The sentencing was handed down in Martin County this week when the district court met here.

 

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2016 Stanton Homecoming Queen Nominees

Miss Alejandra Arce Cota is the daughter of Elizabeth Cota Rivera. She born in Hermosillo, Sonora 17 years ago. Her favorite color is turquoise and she wants to stay in the area for at least two years and attend either Big Spring, Midland or Odessa College. After her basics she wants to transfer to the University of Arizona and pursue a medical degree in either pediatrics or neonatal nursing. Miss Alyssa Marie Peterson: is the daughter of John and Kristi Peterson; born in Victoria 17 years ago. Her favorite color is purple and she has the hope of playing college basketball. Her favorite animal is a whale.
 
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Pink Party planned in Stanton

A Friend to Friend Breast and Cervical Cancer Awareness Pink Party is planned Sep. 27, in Stanton. According to the American Cancer Society, in this year alone, about 246,660 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women, and 61,000 new cases of carcinoma in situ (known as CIS) will be diagnosed. CIS is non-invasive and is the earliest form of breast cancer.
 
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County’s cotton growers to meet here on Tuesday

A little edgimication is a good thing . . . even for cotton farmers. And next Tuesday those farmers have a chance to expand their knowledge of the white stuff by attending what promises to be an informative conference. The Martin County Cotton Growers Annual Meeting is from 8:30 am to mid-afternoon and includes the noon meal.
 

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