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Rodriquez wins bronze at State, team finishes season

By Melissa McCaghren Slatonite GM Slaton Tigerette powerlifter Paige Rodriguez came home with a State medal Thursday afternoon (March 16), winning bronze in the 114 Weight Class at the Texas High School Women’s Powerlifting Association State Powerlifting meet in Frisco. She placed third overall, lifting a total of 775 pounds. Head Coach Albert Lopez was…

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SEDCO gets update on FedEx box removal

By Melissa McCaghren Slatonite GM The Slaton Economic Development Corporation received an update about the removal of a FedEx box at their location as well as conducted a public hearing during its monthly meeting Thursday (March 16). A public hearing regarding a project located at 165 W. Lubbock St. was opened at 12:03 p.m. The…

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Harvey House to present railroad history program March 28

BNSF Conductor Mandy Lockaby will present two free programs on Women in Railroad History on Tuesday (March 28). Presentations will take place at 1 and 6 p.m. at the Harvey House, 400 Railroad Ave.  Complimentary snacks will be served. Tours of the Harvey House will be conducted 30 minutes prior to each presentation. Lockaby’s program…

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Slaton sees sales tax refund, no rebate in March

The City of Slaton did not receive sales taxes for the month of March. The reason is the City is having to refund sales taxes to a business. Slaton received $0 in March, a 100 percent decrease from March 2022’s $50,734.73. It is one of two cities – the other Crosbyton, who did not receive…

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