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Council hears presentation on grants, items

By Melissa McCaghren Slatonite GM The City of Slaton Commissioners approved a resolution authorizing a submission of a Community Development Block Grant Cares Act Application to help the Slaton Senior Citizens Center Monday evening (Jan. 10) during its monthly meeting. Jake McAdams with public management said this was the final action to allow them to…

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A historic moment

The Roosevelt High School Cheerleaders hoist the State Semifinal football trophy as guests and the team listen to Principal Tim Crane list the football team’s accomplishments Monday morning (Jan. 10) during its medal ceremony. For more information, including more photos from the ceremony and a story, please read the Thursday edition of The Slatonite. (Slatonite…

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Flying Scotsman photographer visits Slaton

By Melissa McCaghren Slatonite GM Bill Wagner remembers the time the Flying Scotsman visited Slaton. He even remembers the meals he ate as a broke 21-year-old college student, including the time he and a friend were in Slaton looking at the train. Ketchup and bread sandwiches. “My buddy and I were out of money so…

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Slaton High brings old traditions back to gymnasium

By Melissa McCaghren Slatonite GM The Slaton High School Gymnasium looked a little bit different when fans returned home to watch the teams take on the Roosevelt Eagles Tuesday evening (Jan. 4). (See story, page 4) Posters of each player, team photos and new signs adorn the walls. Athletic Director Lawrence Johnson said this is…

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