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Thu
06
Nov

Gins are up and running all across Martin County and West Texas

MARTIN COUNTY and WEST TEXAS - After some of the driest years on record, cotton farmers in Martin County and West Texas are finally getting a chance to haul some cotton to the gin. Bale count numbers are beginning to be released with Stanton’s gin reporting 2959 bales this week and Tarzan gin at 3599 as of Wednesday this week.
 
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Thu
06
Nov

Martin County’s hospital

Martin County’s hospital
 
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Thu
06
Nov

Cox, Barnes win election on Tuesday

MARTIN COUNTY - A new county judge and new commissioner in Precinct 2 were named this week when almost 50 percent of Martin County’s voters went to the polls. The final number of voters was 1237 out of the 2501 registered voters for a 49.48 percent turnout in the midterm elections.
 
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Fri
31
Oct

Mayor Justin Burch

Stanton Mayor Justin Burch gets an earful from some of his youngest constituents when the annual Harvest Festival evolved into a food fight and he got the business end of some whipped cream pies at one of the booths in the Martin County Community Center.

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Fri
31
Oct

Quarterback

Fri
31
Oct

Send the kids to jail Friday night for treats

STANTON - It’s the best chance you’ll ever have to go to jail, get some free goodies and really enjoy the visit. Lawmen from the Martin County Sheriff’s Department and from some other state and local law enforcement agencies will be at the old jail on the northwest side of the Martin County Courthouse Friday night for some Halloween treats.

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Thu
23
Oct

The fourth fatality

The fourth fatality in just over a month was recorded Saturday night on Hwy. 176, which is fast becoming an all-too-regular run for first responders in Martin County.
 
Thu
23
Oct

Stanton High School’s

Stanton High School’s senior band members have received Division 1 Ratings in Marching Contest in all four years of of their time in high school.
 
Thu
23
Oct

Early voters top 175 in fourth day of election

MARTIN COUNTY - A steady stream of early voters has been keeping elections officials busy in Martin County with about 175 residents already casting ballots by midday on Thursday. Early voting for the Nov. 4 general election began on Monday all across Texas and for two local Martin County races.
 
Thu
09
Oct

Stanton’s athletic programs

In an effort to help make students more aware of their community, boys and girls from Stanton’s athletic programs picked up trash last week around the school and town.
 
 

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