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Fri
07
Mar

Cox, Blocker, Barnes, McAnally prevail in Republican primary

It’s a new day in Martin County leadership with two candidates receiving big wins Tuesday in races for a seat on the commissioners court. Two-term Commissioner Bryan Cox beat two opponents and received 53 percent of the vote to win the nomination for the Republican Party’s county judge place on the November general election ballot. 
 
Fri
28
Feb

Early voting at 275 before Tuesday election

Early voting has increased dramatically this week and remains steady going into the last day Friday with 275 persons casting ballots by presstime Thursday. The early voting period for the Democratic and Republican
primaries began Feb. 18 in Martin County and across Texas. 
 
Fri
28
Feb

Stanton schools seek major changes with $45.9 million bond proposal

After months of study and long hours of meetings, Stanton school trustees voted Monday to pursue a bond issue to build and renovate new schools. Total of the bond proposal will be $45.9 million with a new high school and major renovations at both the middle school and the elementary school. In May, residents of the Stanton district will join their counterparts in the Grady school district to decide what will be almost $84 million in new Martin County school facilities 
 
Fri
28
Feb

Cox exhibits reserve grand champ at San Angelo

With the show still in progress at presstime, Martin County FFA and 4H students have been hitting a lick at the San Angelo Livestock Show. Julia Cox, a Grady sixth grader, exhibited the reserve grand champion Duroc Thursday
morning. Her sister, Isabella Cox, showed a seventh place Duroc. 
 
Fri
21
Feb

Monday meeting to answer electric questions, changes

Area residents and businesses using Sharyland Utilities as their electric provider have some decisions to make this spring and on Monday a public meeting will begin answering some of those questions. The Stanton-based utility, which arrived in Martin and Midland counties when it purchasedCap Rock Energy, is transitioning from a retail electric provider to what it calls a “wires” company 
 
Fri
21
Feb

Above: The Martin County Museum

Above: The Martin County Museum was awarded First Place and Best Decorated Table at the 25th Annual Great Texas Soup Cook-Off this past weekend in Stanton. Pictured are Elodia Bravo, Terri Anderson and Carla Welch.
 
Fri
21
Feb

Maddie Baker of Stanton won her Duroc barrow class

Maddie Baker of Stanton won her Duroc barrow class at San Antonio’s livestock show this past weekend and then her red pig was named Reserve Champion Duroc of the show. 4-H and FFA students from Stanton, Grady and Martin County will be in San Angelo, Austin and Houston for shows there in coming weeks 
 
Thu
13
Feb

Nature continued its wonderful art display

Nature continued its wonderful art display this week with another oilfield ice sculpture following a freshwater polyline spewing water out of a small hole.
 
Thu
13
Feb

Stanton water tower to be painted

What was first thought to be monkies jumping around on the Stanton water tower turned out to be painters giving to old city staple a facelift with a fresh coat of paint.
 
Thu
13
Feb

Stanton’s decision coming Feb. 24

STANTON - The next school board meeting on Feb. 24 will be make or break day for whether or not trustees put a bond proposal before Stanton school district voters in May. A great deal of headway was made at the board’s regular meeting this past Monday but a couple more ideas, costs and architectural answers are needed before a final decision is made - and Feb. 24 is the day that will happen. A string of special meetings in recent weeks have been called with the goal of deciding whether the district needs to be renovating or building school facilities at both the high school and elementary campuses.
 

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