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10
Feb
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It’s soup time in Stanton again

MARTIN COUNTY - This year will mark the 26th Annual Great Texas Soup Cook-Off. This year’s event is scheduled for Feb. 21 at the Martin County Community Center from 5-7 p.m. The cook-off is the Martin County Convent’s yearly fundraiser to restore and protect the historic Carmelite Monastery building.
 
Tue
10
Feb
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Villa, Fryar first to file for places on May 9 ballot

STANTON - Incumbents Steven Villa and Danny Fryar are the first aplicants to file for the May 9 elections for two places on the Stanton City Council and three spots on the Stanton Independent School District Board of Trustees.
 
Fri
30
Jan
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Hit the target - and lived to tell about it . . .

Hit the target - and lived to tell about it . . . an unidentified driver survived this horrific crash Tuesday morning on the westbound lanes of the interstate just east of Stanton.
 
Fri
30
Jan
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More moisture also means slower harvest

MARTIN COUNTY and WEST TEXAS - Hard to argue with more rain, snow and moisture of any kind, but if you’ve still got cotton in the field - or if you are trying to get cotton ginned - all this moisture continues to slow down the stripping and ginning season in Martin and surrounding counties as farmers and ginners try to get a handle on the end of this long season.
 
Fri
30
Jan
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Filing period opens for city, school elections later in May

STANTON - Applications for two places on the Stanton City Council and three spots on the Stanton Independent School District Board of Trustees are available now for the spring election. Although that election is not until May 9, the filing period for all five posts began this week and runs through Feb. 27.
 
Fri
16
Jan
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Numerous wrecks all across West Texas

A Colorado family was banged up pretty good when this pickup slid in the ice Friday and upended, sending a three-year-old to Lubbock by air and several others to area hospitals.
 
Fri
16
Jan
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Stock show opens Friday with lambs, goats and cattle

MARTIN COUNTY - Maybe all the “stock show weather” is behind West Texans for at least a little while - long enough to get a stock show in for Martin County students this weekend. For Martin County 4-H and FFA students the annual county livestock show and weather that may or may not be nice to animals, kids, moms and dads will be on Jan. 16 and 17 at the Martin County Community Center livestock barns.
 
Fri
16
Jan
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Green Berets, Navy SEALS to descend on Martin County later in summer

MARTIN COUNTY - As many as 60 to 65 Green Berets, Navy SEALS and US Air Force Special Operations airmen and women will be in Martin County sometime this summer for part of the JADE HELM military exercises. Between July 15 and Sep. 15, the military contingencies will arrive from various areas of the nation through the Fort Bragg, NC, headquarters for the special operations.
 
Sun
04
Jan
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Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Sun
04
Jan
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Rollover claims life of 11-year-old on I-20

MARTIN COUNTY - An 11-year-old boy was killed Friday afternoon in a one-vehicle roll over accident in Martin County five miles east of Stanton on Interstate 20, according to report from the Department of Public Safety. Vincent Sanchez III of Sterling City, according to DPS, was pronounced dead by Justice of the Peace Pam McAnally at 2:55 p.m.

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