Baseball ends 1st round of District play, split games

By Jacob Chavarria Slatonite Correspondent The Slaton Tigers split their two games on the week as they ended the first half of District play going 1-1 in a close contest against Abernathy and a run rule win against Childress. The Tigers fell to District leader Abernathy on Tuesday (April 6) evening 8-3. In the first…

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Softball goes .500 in games against Shallowater, Roosevelt

By Melissa McCaghren Slatonite GM The Slaton softball team split their games last week in their second round of District action. The Tigerettes lost a tough 10-5 game against the Shallowater Fillies Tuesday evening (April 6) but bounced back against the Roosevelt Lady Eagles 9-7 Saturday (April 10). The team is currently 6-3 in District…

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Duo places 3rd in mixed doubles in District tennis

Mykah Lamberson and Jeredan Wallingsford placed third in mixed doubles Monday (April 12) during District tennis in Abernathy. The Tennis team continued District Wednesday (April 14) again in Abernathy with the hope to advance to Regional. Results from Wednesday’s matches will be reported in next week’s edition. (Submitted photo)

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Lamberson to be interim City Administrator

By Melissa McCaghren Slatonite GM The Slaton City Commissioners voted to keep City Administrator Mike Lamberson on an interim basis after his retirement at the end of April Monday (April 12) during its regular monthly meeting at City Hall. The Council met in executive session for nearly a half an hour deciding where they would…

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Early voting set to begin Monday

Early voting will begin Monday (April 19) across the State. People are able to vote anywhere in the State as long as they are eligible to vote. Last day of early voting will be April 27. Voting times are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, then 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday (April 20) and then from 8 a.m.-5…

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Resident earns spot in TTU Accelerator program

By Melissa McCaghren Slatonite GM Cory Roof loves his fresh vegetables. That said, there are 58 counties in Texas that are considered food deserts. A total of 54 of those counties are in West Texas. “When I first went into food production as a career, it was kind of always needling me, kind of in…

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Church to host community gathering April 17

Pastor LaVance Samuels and the Tabernacle of Truth Church Family will host a Community Gathering Saturday (April 17) from noon-5 p.m. at Allen Park. The whole community is invited to come and attend. There will be food, fun, music and games. The church is doing this to bring the community together because “we care,” as…

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WVFD to host 8th annual ham, sausage dinner

The Wilson Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting its eighth annual Ham and Sausage Dinner April 18 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost for plates is $10 for adults, $5 for children and will feature ham, sausage and all the trimmings. Meals will be carry out only this year.

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Ride for Respect to stop at Slaton, raise awareness

The Legal Aid Society of Lubbock will be hosting its first ever “Ride for Respect” Bike Run April 17. The event will start at the Twisted Cycles, 2401 S. Loop 289  in Lubbock. The event will begin with registration at 9 a.m. at The Twisted Cycle, and kickstands will go up at 10 for the…

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Slaton Little League brings cheer to players, parents after 2020 miss

From Staff Reports Cheers, and laughter, came from the stands this past weekend as youth of all ages played games from T-Ball to baseball to softball. All part of the Slaton Little League season, which is currently underway with teams playing against other town’s teams. There are 25 teams in Slaton this season, with approximately…

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