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Thu
17
Apr

Tractor Supply announces new Stanton store

STANTON - On the heels of the announcement by Stanton’s First National Bank that it will build a new, two-story facility and the news that one - and maybe two - more hotels are interested in coming to town, the Stanton City Council moved Monday night to make some zoning changes for a new Tractor Supply store in Stanton. Tricia Hastings, who represents a Marble Falls company that develops property for Tractor Supply, presented plans to the Stanton City Council Monday.

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Fri
11
Apr

Bond election dates, community hearings on school agendas

The Grady school district called its bond election this week and Stanton will follow next week with its call for election - both school districts asking voters to okay major upgrades to campuses Stanton’s recent public
meeting to discuss the bond proposal and answer questions is being followed next week by a similar community meeting in Grady, planned at 6 p.m., April 14 in the high school auditorium.
 
Fri
11
Apr

Wildcat mentor Clay named Coach of the Year

More accolades have surfaced for the already decorated Grady Wildcat basketball team. After a stellar season that ended with yet another district championship and regional tournament berth, several players were named to the academic allstate list and all-state basketball team.
 
Fri
11
Apr

Stanton seniors Mason Myrick

Stanton seniors Mason Myrick, Anna Porter and Nathen Swiger all inked contracts here this week to receive free knowlege from Angelo State University in San Angelo
 
Thu
03
Apr

Bank plans new two-story facility with almost 9000 square feet

STANTON - Downtown Stanton will be getting a major facelift soon when First National Bank breaks ground on the long-awaited new bank. Work is expected to begin this year on the new two-story bank that will have almost 9000 square feet of customer service and employee space. David Matthews, the president of FNB, said the bank’s board has been working on plans for the new bank for some time, with Financial Designs, a Dallas firm that designs, renovates and builds banks.

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Thu
03
Apr

Porter wins Carr Scholarship to Angelo State

STANTON - Anna Porter, a senior at Stanton High School, has been awarded a Distinguished Carr Scholarship to attend Angelo State University in San Angelo this fall. The Distinguished Carr Scholarship is ASU’s most prestigious scholarship for academic achievement.

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Thu
03
Apr

Sex offender arrested again in Midland County

MARTIN and MIDLAND COUNTIES - A 49-year-old registered sex offender who has been living in Martin County, was arrested this week in Midland County and charged with indecency with a child and with aggravated sexual assault. He also was jailed on violation of parole charges. Details of the charges were not immediately released, but they stem from incidents that occurred a number of years ago - the alleged victim coming forward only in recent days.

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Thu
03
Apr

Crashes across Permian Basin - distracted drivers to blame

MARTIN COUNTY and WEST TEXAS - As the number of crashes caused by distracted drivers continues to rise, the Texas Department of Transportation is urging motorists to put away their mobile devices and other distractions, and pay attention to the road. April marks National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and the kickoff of TxDOT’s annual Talk, Text, Crash public education campaign.

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Fri
28
Mar

Traffic woes across Permian Basin a major concern for drivers, officials

Six West Texans were pronounced dead in Ward County in separate wrecks this past week, one near Pyote Thursday and three more in another wreck Saturday. On March 11 one teen died and three were seriously injured -
one of those later dying - after a rollover on Hwy. 191, accounting for multiple fatalities in the past two weeks across the Permian Basin 
 
Fri
28
Mar

They are out and about . . .

They are out and about . . . and in some places one would not expect. This little rattler curled up inside an oilfield pumpjack base to gather a little heat and suns rays
 

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