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Back the Badge here May 15

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STANTON - Martin County Hospital District is hosting its Third Annual Back the Badge event for all first responders from the state, county and city level.

This year, the hospital will be selling t-shirts for $20 and hats for $18 with all proceeds matched by MCHD and split between the Martin County Sheriff’s Department and the Stanton City Police Department.

 

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Thu
25
Apr
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New exhibit at historical museum on fashions of the 1940s a must-see

MARTIN COUNTY - A new exhibit has opened at Martin County Historical Museum and the latest display is called “Fashions of the 1940s” and features dresses, accessories, photos and other items highlighting popular culture during that important decade in American history.

Among the pieces on display are two beautiful wedding gowns worn by local women when they married their soldier sweethearts after World War II.

Helen Ruth Range wore a long satin dress with a hoop skirt when she married Tull Ray Louder on Dec. 22, 1945.

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Thu
25
Apr
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Early voting in city council election slow

STANTON - Early voting in the only contested race in Martin County is off to a crawl with only 31 voters as of presstime Thursday having bothered to cast a ballot.

The early voting period started Apr. 22 and will run through next Tuesday, Apr. 30.

At stake is one seat on the Stanton City Council. Election day is on May 4, the Saturday after the early voting period.

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Thu
25
Apr
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Old Settlers has a date and a theme

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MARTIN COUNTY - The date is set. The theme is chosen. And now it’s time to start announcing all of the reunions and other activities for Old Settlers 2019.

July 13 is the date of this year’s event.

And the theme for 2019 is: The Old Ones are Still the Best “Old Jeans, Old Boots, Old Friends, Old Tunes and Old Times.”

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Thu
18
Apr
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Water levels on the rise study shows

MARTIN COUNTY - It’s not clear just what all the implications are - but the annual study of average water level measurements shows a slight increase for Martin and Howard counties.

That’s good news considering many worry about water levels continuing to drop as drought comes and goes and meanwhile the use of groundwater for both the oilfield and for farming seems to be more in demand every year.

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Thu
18
Apr
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Early voting in city council election opens next Monday

STANTON - Early voting in the only contested race in Martin County starts Apr. 22 and will run through the following Tuesday, Apr. 30.

At stake is one seat on the Stanton City Council. Election day is on May 4, the Saturday after the early voting period.

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Thu
18
Apr
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Fashions of the 40s opens at museum

MARTIN COUNTY - A new exhibit has opened at Martin County Historical Museum and the latest display is called “Fashions of the 1940s” and features dresses, accessories, photos and other items highlighting popular culture during that important decade in American history.

 

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Thu
18
Apr
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Thu
18
Apr
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Tickets remain for Apr. 25th annual banquet

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STANTON - There’s still time to reserve a seat for one of the most anticipated events of the year, which is scheduled for Apr. 25 when the annual Martin County Chamber Banquet kicks off at 6:30 pm in the Martin County Community Center.

Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door.

 

 

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Thu
11
Apr
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Academic UIL students head to regional meet

STANTON - A handful of Stanton academic students are in Abilene Friday and Saturday for the Class AAA regional meet at Abilene Christian University.

REGIONAL QUALIFIERS - Ethan Quaid, Informative Speaking; Noe Ureste, Persuasive Speaking; Brooke Bird, Poetry Interpretation; Chandler Denson, Alternate Prose Interpretation; David Hunt, Science; Beth Holland, Spelling& Vocabulary. 

Contestants and their district results were:

 

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