Area Breaking News

Tigers place 11 on All-District 2-3A squad

After a successful campaign that saw the team win eight games and hoist a bi-district championship trophy, nine Slaton Tigers were named to the District 2-3A All-District Team. Senior Malachi Mendez was a first-team selection on offensive line, while Junior Kevondrick Gober was the first-team running back. Senior Jairo Soto was the first-team utility back…

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Meals on Wheels operating at a loss

The Slaton Senior Citizens Center’s Meals on Wheels is facing a funding shortage, and asked the Slaton City Commission for help Monday. Jo Lacy, Senior Center board member, and Jay Lacy addressed the city commission during public comments about the financial straits of the charity. Jo Lacy told the board that the center delivers about…

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City okays SEDCO transition

The Slaton City Commission Monday approved the Slaton Economic Development Corporation’s plan to transition to a Type B EDC. SEDCO Executive Director Barbara Hopper told the council that after consultation with attorneys and the Texas Comptroller’s office, the corporation would be better suited as a Type B, which would allow them to attract quality of…

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