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Farmer, Farm Hand, Railroader of Year honored

By Melissa McCaghren Slatonite GM The Slaton Chamber of Commerce honored three people for their work as farmers, farm hands and railroaders Monday morning (Sept. 25) during the Slaton Ag & Commerce Luncheon at First Baptist Church. Those honored were Tracy Heinrich, Farmer of the Year; Fermin Garcia, Farm Hand of the Year, and Demetric…

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Tigers, Mustangs to celebrate homecoming

From Staff Reports The Slaton Tigers and Wilson Mustangs will be celebrating homecoming this week. Slaton’s theme this year is “Here’s to a Sweet Homecoming,” which featured a parade and carnival Wednesday (Sept. 27), and regular school activities. The Homecoming King was crowned Wednesday evening, while the queen will be announced Friday evening (Sept.29) at…

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1974 SHS State Champion basketball team to be honored at homecoming

From Staff Reports Fifty years ago, the 1974 Slaton High School women’s basketball team made history winning the State Championship with a 51-45 victory over Comanche. The team will be honored for that accomplishment with several anniversary activities this week during homecoming. There will be a meet and greet the current team during the day…

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Grace Lutheran Church celebrates centennial year

From Staff Reports Grace Lutheran Church celebrated its 100th anniversary Sunday (Sept. 24) at the church, 840 W. Jean St. Mayor Clif Shaw recognized the church’s accomplishments reading a proclamation Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 20) at City Hall, with some members of the church in attendance. Several members of the church past and present came to…

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Enjoying a pancake breakfast

Guests at the Slaton Harvey House enjoy a pancake breakfast Saturday morning (Sept. 23). The event is done throughout the year as a fundraiser for the building.  (Slatonite photo/Melissa McCaghren)

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News in Brief

Sports schedule for the week Here is the schedule for local sports this week: In football, Slaton will play Friday evening (Sept. 29) against Friona for homecoming at 7 p.m. Roosevelt has a bye week this week. Wilson will play Cotton Center Friday for its homecoming at 7:30 p.m. Southland will face Lefors at 5…

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