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Fri
31
Jan

Grady trustees seek consensus on construction

GRADY - The proposed Monday meeting of Grady school trustees was moved to thursday due to conflicts for some trustees - but the target date of Feb. 28 remains at the center of the board’s plans. School trustees were expected to come closer this week to finalizing construction plans. The meeting is the latest in a series of special meetings, many that include discussions with architects from Parkhill Smith and Cooper.

 

Thu
23
Jan

Scenes from the Martin County Livestock Show

Drew Snellgrove parades his pig around the ring during the Annual Martin County Livestock Show last week in Stanton.
 
Thu
23
Jan

Wrecks claim lives of two area men

MARTIN COUNTY - Two area men were killed in separate accidents this week as the focus of the high number of crashes in this part of Texas fell squarely on Martin County. The first wreck was a bad one Monday involving multiple vehicles, with 11 persons going to hospitals and one man declared dead at the scene. That man was identified as Gilberto Ruiz-Flores, 43 of Big Spring. And early Thursday morning a 22-year-old Lenorah man died in a wreck on Hwy. 176 when the vehicle he was driving swerved into ongoing traffic.
 
Thu
23
Jan

Grady gets close to final decision on school options

GRADY - Monday’s Grady school board meeting moved plans a little closer to a final proposal, which could be on the table within the next two weeks - certainly before the Feb. 28 date that’s the last chance to call a bond issue for the May election. School trustees came closer this Monday - the latest in a series of special meetings - after visiting with architects from Parkhill Smith and Cooper.
 
Thu
23
Jan

Stanton trustees hope to finalize school facilities

STANTON - Another meeting this coming Monday could be pivotal in the Stanton school board’s decision-making processes for building new school facilities here. The special meeting follows a string of special and regular meetings trustees have been involved in over recent weeks - all with the goal of renovating or building school facilities at both the high school and elementary campuses.
 
Thu
16
Jan

Martin County Livestock Show starts today

MARTIN COUNTY - FFA and 4-H students from Stanton and Grady will be in Stanton next week for the annual Martin County Junior Livestock Show, which begins today with the weigh-in of lambs, goats, pigs and steers. Animals begin arriving at 4 p.m., today at the Martin County Show Barn west of the Martin County Community Center. On Friday the goat show begins at 9 a.m. with the sheep show to follow.
 
Thu
16
Jan

Tucker Wells grooms his goat

Tucker Wells grooms his goat for the Martin County Livestock Show which starts Friday morning at 9 in Stanton. Macey Oppegard is in the background.
 
Thu
16
Jan

Bobby Matthews and Gary Earhart weigh in animals

Bobby Matthews and Gary Earhart weigh in animals, including Braden Waggoner’s lamb, for the Martin County Livestock Show which will begin Friday at 9 a.m.
 
Thu
16
Jan

Pigs that will be exhibited Saturday at the Martin County Livestock Show

Pigs that will be exhibited Saturday at the Martin County Livestock Show were weighed in Thursday afternoon in the Martin County show barns.
 
Thu
16
Jan

New school closer to becoming a reality here?

STANTON - It’s back to school Monday for members of the Stanton Board of Trustees who will discuss a variety of plans for building new school facilities here. The special meeting at 7 p.m., Monday follows the regular meeting this last Monday when discussions on school facilities was front and center on the board agenda.

 

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