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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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