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09
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Stanton’s athletic programs

In an effort to help make students more aware of their community, boys and girls from Stanton’s athletic programs picked up trash last week around the school and town.
 
 
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09
Oct
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Grady Homecoming Queen

Viviana Perez was crowned Grady Homecoming Queen last week. She was escorted by her dad,Billy Joe Perez.
 
 
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09
Oct
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Gibson boys honor parents with endowed scholarship

LENORAH and ALPINE - The sons of Sul Ross State University graduates Richard and Bernadine Gibson of Lenorah have established a scholarship endowment in their parents’ honor. Brad, Aaron and Greg Gibson have established the Richard and Bernadine Gibson Endowment and Scholarship Fund. The endowment will provide annual scholarships to qualifying students majoring in Education.
 
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09
Oct
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Loss of farms, ranches, forests huge across Texas

TEXAS - Texas experienced a net loss of nearly 1.1 million acres of privately owned farms, ranches and forests from 1997 to 2012, continuing the trend of rural land conversion and fragmentation in Texas, according to Dr. Roel Lopez, director of the Texas A&M Institute of Renewable Natural Resources. “This dramatic loss and fragmentation of privately owned farms, ranches and forests - also known as working lands - is affecting the state’s rural economies. The conservation of water and other natural resources is also being affected, as is the nation’s national and food security,” said Lopez during a recent land and water forum in Austin.
 
Fri
03
Oct
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Officials from Community National Bank presented a check for $10,000.00

Officials from Community National Bank presented a check for $10,000.00 to the Martin County Senior Center Council Members on Sept. 24,2014. Pictured are back row: President Raymond Phillips, Bud Lindsey, Quida Coggin, Marie Woody, Nancy Swink , Vice President Danny Fryar and Charlie Pinkerton; front row Elodia Bravo, Martin County Senior Center Director Sally Poteet, Bonnie Allred, CNB Branch Manager Phillip Carey, CNB Officer Robin Kirkland. Not Pictured was Frances Biggs.
 
Fri
03
Oct
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Seven injured following gas explosion in Martin County

MARTIN COUNTY - Firefighters from Martin County Volunteer Fire Departments in Lenorah and Stanton spent close to five hours Tuesday afternoon extinguishing a gas transmission line fire which had exploded and engulfed several vehicles and other debris in the area.
 
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Oct
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Highway 176 claims three lives in multiple accidents this week

MARTIN COUNTY - Highway 176 was a death trap this week with numerous wrecks and a trio of deaths in just a few days. The first fatality came early Saturday in a one-vehicle rollover east of Tarzan. An Andrews man died in that wreck which was worked by emergency medical personnel from Lenorah, Stanton and Andrews. On Monday morning, at about 8:30 am, another crash took the lives of two persons and sent another to the hospital.
 
Fri
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Recent rains sent waters rushing through every drainage

Recent rains sent waters rushing through every drainage culvert in the City of Stanton straight into Lake Pauline.
 

 

Fri
26
Sep
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Tarzan and Lenorah received over five inches of rain

Tarzan and Lenorah received over five inches of rain last Friday night stalling work all over northern Martin County until things dried out a bit.
 

 

Fri
26
Sep
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Lake Thomas gets biggest dose of water ever

STANTON - The recent rainfall caused a lot of headache for many areas across the Permian Basin, but just northeast of Martin County, rain fell in the perfect spot. Lake J.B. Thomas, one of the Basin’s main water sources hasn’t had this much water in it since November of 1987.
 

 

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