Three people file to run for Slaton mayor

Three people are vying for Slaton Mayor after a third candidate filed before last week’s deadline. Clif Shaw and John Gatica have filed to run against incumbent mayor Dubbin Englund, who also filed before the deadline. The drawing for the spot on the ballot puts Englund first, followed by Shaw then Gatica. Read more in…

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SISD approves early voting times, location

Slaton ISD took care of election business at a short meeting Thursday. The board of trustees approved holding a joint election with the City of Slaton on May 4, and approved early voting times and locations. Early voting will be held weekdays from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. April 22-30 at the Central Office. On…

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Slaton man arrested for indecency with a child

A 67-year-old Slaton man is in custody following his arrest for a sex offense against a child. Manuel Alcorta was arrested by Texas Rangers for indecency with a child by sexual contact, a second-degree felony. Slaton police initially took the report and began an investigation. Read more in this week’s edition of The Slatonite.

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Taylor named President at Centennial Bank

Terrica Taylor has been named  Senior Vice President and Slaton Market President, Centennial Bank announced. Taylor’s career with Centennial Bank began in 2012 when she accepted a position as a lending assistant and banking officer. In 2014, she earned a promotion to Assistant Vice President and lender. After achieving the title of lender and Vice…

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Slaton’s Davis inducted into Big Country Hall of Fame

Slaton’s Ernie Davis, along with his two late brothers Charlie and Donald, has been inducted into the Big Country Athletic Hall of Fame. The Davis brothers, from Stamford, will receive the Legacy Award. All three are in the McMurry University Hall of Fame. Ernie, the second oldest . of the three, graduated from Stamford High…

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Special election called for SEDCO transition

By Tyler Tyre The Slatonite Intern The City of Slaton will officially move forward with an election on a Type B Economic Development Corporation, after commissioners called the special election Monday evening. The election will take place on May 4 with early voting taking place on April 22 through 30 at the Lubbock County Elections…

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Classifieds 2-14-19

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Slaton man wanted for vehicle theft, assault

The Slaton Police Department is looking for a suspect in a vehicle theft and aggravated assault and is asking for the public’s help in locating him. Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Teddy Claude Mullins Sr. should contact Sgt. Steve Dekraker in connection with a stolen 2001 gold Chevrolet Malibu, license plate number DF8K052…

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Coach returns to SHS to build basketball foundation

By Tyler Tyre The Slatonite Intern Tiffany Potts came to Slaton to build something. And after years of looking on at a slew of coaching changes with the girls basketball program, she decided to come back to her alma mater and help bring stability to the program, leaving her job as a principal at Anton.…

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