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04
Feb
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Deaton, Williams running for county judge

I am currently serving as the Crockett County Judge. I have completed 132 hours of County Commissioner Continuing Education, 222 hours of County Judge Continuing Education; qualifying me as a Fellow of "The Texas Judicial Academy."  
 
Tue
04
Feb
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Midland woman killed in weekend accident had Ozona ties

The daughter of a former Ozona family was killed in a twovehicle crash over the  weekend in Ector County. Brittney Granger, 27, was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:15 p.m. Saturday, and was transported to the morgue at
Medical Center Hospital in Odessa, according to the Department of Public Safety.  
 
Tue
04
Feb
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Solar Plant planned for West Texas

It’s not always sunny in West Texas, but when it is, it can be scorching. An Arizona-based company is looking to tap those intense  rays in the windy, oil-rich region as it plans a new solar power plant expected to rank 
among the biggest in Texas. The firm, First Solar, will build and operate a 22-megawatt solar plant west of Fort Stockton in Pecos County, it announced Wednesday morning. First Solar will break ground on the Barilla
Solar Project this week, the company said, with the plant expected to go online as early as June. 
 
Tue
28
Jan
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Republican, Democrat primary elections set for March 4

When Crockett County voters cast their ballots in the March 4 Primary Election, they will not only have to choose which candidates but which party as well. For the Primary Election voters will have to decide whether to vote in
the Democrat or the Republican primary. 
 
Tue
28
Jan
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Road department burns

Moving on and looking to rebuild is the plan for the Crockett County Road Department. Last week the department’s office area and part of the mechanic shop were destroyed in a massive fire. The fire, which started around 11:30 p.m. Jan. 23, engulfed the building. No one was injured in the blaze. 
 
Tue
28
Jan
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OMS Misc. Kids showing leadership skills

It’s time for the winter dance at Ozona Middle School. During a lunch period a group of students crowd around a table discussing decorations, music, food and all other items needed for the upcoming event. They are not the student council, although some of them may be on that. 
 
Tue
21
Jan
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ASU releases Big Lake Disincorporation Study

Reagan County Judge Larry Isom has received Angelo State University’s disincorporation study for the city of Big Lake. The document, which totals 21 pages, is in the form of a template. “This template is an objective analysis of the facts,” ASU’s Jack Barbour, Ph.D. said. “People across  the state can use it as a toolwhen thinking about disincorporation.”  
 
Tue
21
Jan
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School board approves band trip

The OHS Band is heading to Branson, Mo. this summer. At the Jan. 15 regular meeting, the CCCCSD School Board unanimously approved the proposed trip and itinerary. The band will travel to  Branson June 2-6. OHS Band
Director Chans Mollendorf said the trip will include tons of performances for the band. “I don’t like to do trips  unless there’s an educational value in it. We will be opening acts for all the headliners,” Mollendorf said.
 
Tue
21
Jan
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Rehab center's annual telethon raises its second-highest total

ABILENE — The West Texas Rehabilitation Center 2014 telethon Saturday raised a little more than $1.28 million, its second- highest amount in the event’s 44 years. The final tally of $1,280,765 is up slightly from last year’s total of $1,202,646. Dan Huggins, the center’s director of donor relations, said the 2012 campaign remains the record, with just over $1.33 million raised. 
 
Tue
14
Jan
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Commissioners rebid animal control building

After a lengthy discussion, the commissioners approved to advertise to rebid the animal control building without outside kennels during Monday’s regular meeting. The bids will be open at a noon special meeting on Jan.
30 at the courthouse annex. At the Dec. 19 meeting, the commissioners rejected the bids they have received because they came in over the $210,000 budgetedamount 
 

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