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15
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Historic snowfall event causes additional harvest, ginning delays across the area

Anyone in the cotton industry will tell you that every crop year is different, and 2015 undoubtedly will be remembered for its atypical weather events, from floods at planting time to a end-season blizzard. Just after Christmas, a winter storm system dumped more than 11 inches of snow in Lubbock and reportedly up to 20 inches in the northwestern part of the PCG service area, near the Texas-New Mexico state line.
 
Fri
15
Jan
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Stanton Elementary

Stanton Elementary kids are using I-Pads in the classrooms thanks to Louder Farms.
 
Fri
15
Jan
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Martin County Livestock Show opens this morning in Stanton

FFA and 4-H students from Stanton and Grady will be in Stanton next week for the annual Martin County Livestock Show, which runs Jan. 14, 15 and 16. Lambs , goats, pigs and cattle will begin showing up Jan. 14 for weighing and final grooming. The show begins at 8 am, Jan. 15 with the lamb division. Goats will be shown next followed by the heifers and the steers. 
 
Thu
31
Dec
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Power outages, traffic issues mostly resolved after storm

MARTIN COUNTY -Sharyland Utilities is announcing to customers in the West Texas service territories that crews are working to restore power due to several outages caused by high winds and severe winter weather in the area. The severe weather and icing also affected road conditions throughout the region.

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Thu
31
Dec
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Red Steagall highlights cowboy poetry gathering in February

BIG BEND - The steering committee of the Texas Cowboy Poetry Gathering has announced the poets and musicians who will participate in the night shows of the 30th Annual Texas Cowboy Poetry Gathering. The event will be Feb. 26 and 27 on the campus of Sul Ross State University.

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Thu
31
Dec
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WesTex works to keep prices down, channels on

MARTIN COUNTY - Contract negotiations between media giant AMC Networks and WesTex Telecom of Stanton could lead to an interruption of service. If an agreement is not reached by Dec. 31, AMC Networks could force WesTex Telecom to remove AMC and other channels from the line-up.

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Thu
31
Dec
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Martin County TxDOT

Martin County TxDOT crews plowed roads and highways Sunday night to clear several inches of snow unveiling a thick sheet of ice following the winter blizzard Goliath.

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Thu
31
Dec
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Winter storm Goliath dumped about five inches of snow

Winter storm Goliath dumped about five inches of snow across Martin County causing some damage as seen here to the awning at Walker Auto Parts in Stanton.

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Thu
24
Dec
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There was great news for the oil and gas

There was great news for the oil and gas industry this week when the freeze on oil exports was lifted by Congress and should benefit the Permian Basin the most with added jobs and a bolstered economy. Speaking of freezes, the weather word for Sunday is possiblesnow and ice - oh boy!

 

Thu
24
Dec
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Pete Wolf

Pete Wolf, regional director of base operations for Air Evac Lifeteam, recently presented the Air Medical Service Provider of the Year award to the Big Spring Air Evac Lifeteam base. Accepting the award is Program Director Debra Wallace.

 

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