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Fri
15
Sep

Mystery solved: constable resigns effective next Monday

MARTIN COUNTY - The mystery is solved.

On Thursday, Franklin Lavell Floyd delivered a letter of resignation to the Martin County Commissioners Court, making it official - he’s out of office next Monday.

In that letter, Floyd cited personal reasons for his decision to no longer serve in the post he was elected to last fall.

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Fri
15
Sep

Grady teachers, staff meet with bond pros Monday; public next to see plans Oct. 17

GRADY - Teachers, administrators and members of the Grady schools staff will spend Monday meeting with architects and construction company managers to go over plans, needs as well as hopes and dreams for the $35 million bond election school trustees have called for November.

Then on Oct. 17, the entire Grady community is invited to meet with school officials, teachers and both the architects and the construction managers who will be involved in the bond plans, should it pass in early November.

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Fri
08
Sep

Another wreck on Hwy 349

Another wreck on Hwy 349 and another driver airlifted to an area hospital. This one was over the weekend.

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Fri
08
Sep

Stanton Elementary students raised

Stanton Elementary students raised over $750 for the American Red Cross Association to help the Hurricane Harvey victims. See more pictures on page five of Grady and Stanton kids who game a small sonation to wear their hats all daty to help with Harvey.

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Fri
08
Sep

Grady students helped

Grady students helped gather and load a truck to take supplies and goods to victims of Hurricane Harvey on the Texas coast. Efforts continue throughout the area.

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Fri
08
Sep

Rule changes announced in county for well drilling by water district

STANTON - The Permian Basin Underground Water Conservation District wants to make the public aware of updated and amended rules.

The rules were adopted July 20 and will go in to effect Oct. 1. The PBUWCD District consists of all of Martin County and most of Howard County.

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Fri
08
Sep

Most all area school districts show an increase in student numbers

WEST TEXAS - Almost every school district in the area is showing an increase in students now that Labor Day has passed and most youngsters are in school.

Some of the most dramatic increases are in the bigger school districts, but all but one or two districts in the area are showing sizable jumps.

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Fri
01
Sep

Loading pallets for the trip to help fellow Texans hit by Harvey

Loading pallets for the trip to help fellow Texans hit by Harvey

 

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Fri
01
Sep

Martin County steps up to help with relief efforts for fellow Texans

MARTIN COUNTY - The outpouring of help from all across Texas and around the world for those slammed by Hurricane Harvey includes many local efforts in Stanton and Martin County.

When Reggie Franklin’s neighbors Caleb and Andrea Wilson told him they wanted to put together some relief efforts for the folks in some of the smaller towns hit by Harvey, he and his crew at Franklins jumped right in the middle of the idea.

Three truckloads have already gone south - big trucks with 36 pallets of water, with pallets of dry dog food, all sorts of commodities - and more stockpiles are being gathered to truck south.

 

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Fri
01
Sep

You just can’t make this stuff up . . .

STANTON - A 38-year-old Martin County man is back in the news this week after his vehicle and a Southern Pacific freight train were involved in a wreck right after lunch Tuesday.

:Paul Marron, 38 of Stanton, was taken to Midland Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries after he unexplainably drove his pickup across Business 20, over a curb through a pile of new railroad ties and then smashed the truck into a train.

 

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