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Cemetery board discusses rules

By Melissa McCaghren Slatonite GM A standing room only crowd addressed concerns about the cemetery to the Cemetery Board Tuesday evening (Sept. 27) during its monthly meeting. The comments ranged from questions on rules to offering to adopt plots, but one consensus was clear: there needed to be a continued effort to maintain the cemetery…

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Sausage dinner to return to Oktoberfest, set for Oct. 15-16

The Sausage Dinner is returning after a two year hiatus to the 53rd Annual Saint Joseph Oktoberfest, which will be conducted Oct. 15-16 at St. Joseph’s Hall, 21st and Divisions Sts. The dinner will be served from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. It will feature sausage, chicken, authentic German potato salad, green beans, bread, sauerkraut and homemade…

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Slaton conducts carnival, parade, fireworks for game

From Staff Reports The Slaton Tigers had a busy Homecoming last week. Wednesday evening (Sept. 21), the Tigers, Slaton schools and others traversed Garza St. as part of the annual Homecoming parade. A Carnival was then conducted at Tiger Stadium. At the Carnival, Brayden Brown was crowned the Homecoming King. Kat Castillo, daughter of Greg…

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Wilson enjoys bonfire, rally for Homecoming

From Staff Reports Wilson High School conducted its annual Homecoming last week. The Mustangs conducted a pep rally and bonfire Tuesday evening (Sept. 20) at the football field. A bonfire followed. The Homecoming King and Queen were crowned at halftime Friday evening (Sept. 23). The Queen was Rebecca Nino and the King was Alex Sandoval.…

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Grand Occasions offer spot for all celebrations

By Melissa McCaghren Slatonite GM Those wanting to celebrate any occasion, from grand to small, have another location to look at among the many in town. Grand Occasions, located at 905 S. 2nd St. in Slaton, opened in April, offering space indoors and out for just about any occasion. Bryce Carter, owner, said while business…

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City budget hearing dates

From Staff Reports There will be one more hearing regarding the 2022-23 tax rate, which will be conducted at City Hall. These are for public comment on the items. The Second Hearing is during the monthly City Hall Meeting, Sept. 12 at 5:30 p.m. Meetings are open to the public.

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Meeting the Tigers

Members of the Slaton Tiger football team walk out of the run through to be introduced Saturday morning (Aug. 6) during Meet the Tigers. For more information on the event, including photos, please read the Thursday edition of The Slatonite. (Slatonite photo/Melissa McCaghren)

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Harvey House to host Pancake event April 23

The Slaton Harvey House invites the community to a Pancakes and Sausages event April 23 from 8:30-11 a.m. at the Slaton Harvey House, 400 Railroad Ave. across from Caprock Santa Fe Credit Union. Everyone is invited to attend, and pancakes and sausages, along with beverages, will be served. Donations will be accepted, and will benefit…

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Slaton Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet set for March 28

The Slaton Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet returns after being cancelled due to COVID in 2020 Monday, March 28 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church Activities Center. The Man of the Year, Woman of the Year and Boss of the Year will be presented. The Chamber Board of Directors and Officers…

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A day of fun, remembrance

Guests purchase menudo and gorditas to enjoy while they listen to music or play games Saturday (Feb. 26) during a Fat Saturday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. The event was a nod to Fat Tuesday (March 1).  (Slatonite photo/Melissa McCaghren)

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