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13
Jun

Stanton’s new fire station to be built sometime this year

STANTON - First it was a new public library and then a state-of-the-art hospital was built. Almost $50 million in new schools are coming to Stanton as well as a new bank building downtown. This week Martin County commissioners, working with volunteer firefighters and the Martin County Hospital, began plans to build a new, first-class fire station on property owned by the hospital.

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Fri
13
Jun

Buffalo Addition will mean 24 new homes in Stanton

STANTON - Approval was given Monday by the Stanton City Council for a new 24-home addition off Hwy. 137 near Stanton High School. The new subdivision, where new homes will have all city services, is called the Buffalo Addition and the single street, a cul-de-sac, will be called Buffalo Court.

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Fri
06
Jun

Martin Country graduated 60 seniors

Martin Country graduated 60 seniors last week with Stanton High School walking 48, shown here, and Grady High School handing out 12 diplomas.

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Fri
06
Jun

Autopsy report not back yet in death of gas company man

MARTIN COUNTY - A 47-year-old Midland man was pronounced dead Sunday night and an autopsy has been ordered to determine the cause of death. Johnny Plasentillo, a Marfa native living in Midland and working for West Texas Gas, was found at WTG’s compressor location on FM 3200.

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Fri
06
Jun

Hospital plans end of home health care later this month

MARTIN COUNTY - Changes are coming to the Martin County Hospital later this month when the home health program likely will be discontinued. The space in the hospital now occupied by the home health agency will be taken by a new doctor coming to Stanton, one who will be bringing a large number of patients with him.

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Fri
30
May

Martin County ceremonies Stanton will graduate 48 Friday; 12 walk Grady stage Saturday

A totalof 60 Martin County students are scheduled to receive their high school diplomas this weekend. At Stanton High School, 48  students comprise the Class of 2014, which will walk across the stage Friday evening at ceremonies scheduled to begin at 8 p.m.  
 
Fri
30
May

Memorial Day

Old Glory was placed all across this great nation on Monday as Americans far and wide paid respects on Memorial Day to veterans for their ultimate sacrifice 
 
Fri
30
May

Ryan Peterson

Ryan Peterson, of Stanton, blasts a ball to the outfield during the Yankees’ final game against the Red Sox in Martin County Little League baseball action. 
 
Thu
22
May

Looks like a pile of dirt . . .

Looks like a pile of dirt . . . and that’s just what it is, the dozer to the right pushing it around after ground was broken this week on the third hotel to go up on the interstate in Stanton in recent months. Just down from the first one, the Comfort Inn, the new hotel is a Super 8 Hotel just east of the USDA building. And one or two more may be in the works.
 
Thu
22
May

Cobblestone is the second of the new hotels

The Cobblestone is the second of the new hotels to go up in recent months in Stanton. It opened its doors last week and ground was broken on yet another hotel this week.
 

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