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Fri
21
Nov

And yet another bridge has been whacked on the interstate

And yet another bridge has been whacked on the interstate - this time the 1-20 bridge on the west end of Stanton that was clobbered Thursday afternoon. There were no injuries, but traffic was shut down while the mess was cleared.
 
Fri
21
Nov

Cotton continues to roll into gins across the area

MARTIN COUNTY and WEST TEXAS - Cotton continues to roll through the area headed to gins all across the area. 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.
 
Fri
21
Nov

Over $7 million to be spent here on county roads

MARTIN COUNTY - It’s going to be after the first of the year, but when the dirt starts flying, it won’t stop for about two years. That dirt will be part of a $7.1 million road improvement project in Martin County thanks to grants from the state through the Texas Department of Transportation.
 
Fri
14
Nov

The third generation bank is being built

Stanton Drug was once the site of the Frist National Bank of Stanton. Just 30 yards away, the third generation bank is being built.
 
Fri
14
Nov

First National Bank of Stanton is starting to take shape

The foundation for the new First National Bank of Stanton is starting to take shape. The new bank is set to be built next door to the old bank which sits across the street from the original which is now the Drug Store.
 
Fri
14
Nov

Gas prices to remain down through coming year, feds say

WEST TEXAS - While the jury is still out on whether oil prices have bottomed out, some things are clear - there will be no bust to this ongoing boom and the price of a gallon of gas is likely to stay down through next year. The average price of gasoline will be below $3 a gallon in 2015, the government predicted Wednesday. If the sharply lower estimate holds true, U.S. consumers will save $61 billion on gas compared with this year.
 
Fri
14
Nov

Time frame for Stanton school renovations could be shaved by as much as one full year

STANTON - Meeting this week with the architectural firm and construction manager handling planning for major renovations and additions to Stanton schools, Superintendent David Carr discussed cutting the time frame for construction by as much as a year. Discussions centered on reducing the three phases of work originally suggested down to two phases and shaving a whole year off the various projects.
 
Thu
06
Nov

Judge-elect Bryan Cox

Judge-elect Bryan Cox reaches out to shake the hand of Robert Teveni at the Martin County Courthouse after Cox won the election for county judge Tuesday night.
 
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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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