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West Texas and the Panhandle

Billions in tax dollars have been used to build the transmission line infrastructure that eventually will mean more windmills for West Texas and the Panhandle.

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String quarter offers wide variety of events for the Permian Basin

PERMIAN BASIN - The esteemed, New York-based Cassatt String Quartet will perform its eighth annual mini-residency, “Cassatt in the Basin!” March 16 through March 22. This residency aims to give Basin area students the opportunity to study with artist teachers and develop chamber music audiences of the future.

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Pardue to blow final whistle on 36 year career

After 36 years of hard work and dedication to her career, Connie Pardue is hanging up her whistle! She will be officiating her final game on March 8, 2014 at Abilene Christian University at 1pm. Throughout her career as
a referee she has accomplished the following:*First Season was 1977-78, working Sub Varsity and Varsity High School games in Permian Basin. Was assigned the Girls State UIL Tournament in 1990- 91-92
 
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Justice of the Peace Pam McAnally will take office next Jan

Justice of the Peace Pam McAnally will take office next Jan. 1 for another four year term after winning the primary election Tuesday night and having no opposition in the fall. County Clerk Sharon Jones will also retake office on   an. 1 after carring 711 votes in an unopposed race.
 
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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
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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. 
 
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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 
 
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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. 
 
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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 
 
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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.
 

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