Spotlighting Seniors!

By Charlotte O’Connell

We are having a Halloween party Monday the 31st come in costume!  There will be prizes.

Our monthly 42 had 4 players Eunice Montgomery, Sandy Goodner, Imogene Davis, and Janis King. Come November 15 for our next 42 and let’s work on more tables.

Birthday and Anniversaries will be on the 16th due to Thanksgiving and menu difficulties.

Bingo on Monday had 29 players.  The secret prize was won by Jay Lay. The blackout amount of $48.30 was won by Snow Arguello.  Come next Monday for lunch and have a lot of fun.

We are having a raffle for a queen size comforter. $1.00 a ticket or 6 tickets for $5.00. Come by the center and see it and buy a ticket or more.

Upcoming events – Mark your calendarMon. (Oct. 31) Halloween party. Bingo 1:00 – 2:00. Mon. (Nov. 7) HFF doing blood pressure. Tues. (Nov. 8) Calvert doing blood pressures.  Bingo 1:00 – 2:00. Mon. (Nov. 14) Bingo 1:00 – 2:00. Tues. (Nov. 15) Monthly 42 1-4. (Nov. 16) Birthday & Anniversaries. Mon. (Nov. 21) HFF doing blood pressures. Tues. (Nov. 22) Calvert doing blood pressures.  Closed 24th and 25th for Thanksgiving holidays. Mon. (Nov. 28) Bingo 1-2.


Wayne Liles

Martha Basinger

Paul & Pam Martin

Dixie Bownds

Tony & Judy Privett

Katy Rowan

Coy & Carolyn Rinne

Jeannette Bradford

Paul & Pam Martin

Billie Hamer

Martha Basinger

MOW deliveries for October 17 – 21 were done by Hearts Together Church of Christ. Those who served were Dennis Horn, Anita King, Sharon Trammell, Randy Trammell, Brain Rape, Ronda Sikes, Karen Branscum, Carolyn Rinne, and Steven Jones.

MOW deliveries for October 31 – November 4 is the responsibility of Guadalupe Catholic Church.

Menu:  October 31 – November 4

Monday 31st – Beef Fajitas, Refried Beans, Spanish Rice, Tossed Vegetable Salad, Lo Cal French Dressing, Peach Cobbler, 2% Milk

Tuesday 1st – Beef Taco Bake, Spanish Rice, Cauliflower, Tossed Salad w/Dressing, Country Apple Crisp, 2% Milk

Wednesday 2nd – Smothered Pork Chops, Southwest Potatoes, Squash Casserole, Carrot & Raisin Salad, Cornbread, Sliced Peaches, 2% Milk

Thursday 3rd – Beef Tips/Rice, Meadow Blend Vegetables/Corn, Wheat Roll, Chocolate Cake w/Strawberries, 2% Milk, Tea

Friday 4th – Crispy Chicken Breast on Bun, Tomato & Lettuce, Fat-Free Mayonnaise, Carrot & Raisin Salad, Fruit Cocktail, 2% Milk

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Delfino G. Alonzo Sr.

delfino-alonzoDelfino G. Alonzo, Sr. SLATON-Rosary services for Delfino G. Alonzo, Sr., 95, of Slaton will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, October, 26, 2016, in Englunds Chapel. Celebration of life service will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, in Slaton’s St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father George Poonely officiating. Burial will follow in Peaceful Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Englunds Funeral Service of Slaton. Delfino was born Dec. 24, 1920, in Rosebud, Texas, to Doroteo Melendrez and Cecilia Garcia Alonzo. He passed from this life Oct. 23, 2016, in Lubbock. Delfino attended Rosebud Schools. On June 6, 1946, he married Margarita Rojas in Rosebud, Texas. He worked for Texas A&M before moving to the high plains to farm, to Lorenzo in 1952, and Slaton in 1961. His career in Food Service began in 1970 and he retired in 1994 from Furr’s Cafeteria. He was a faithful member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Margarita of the home; three sons, Martin and his wife, Olga of Pflugerville, Delfino, Jr. and his wife, Jase of Slaton, and Charlie and his wife, Annette of Lubbock; a sister, Virginia Montolongo of Lubbock; along with seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

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Slaton Care Center’s Trunk or Treat!

Please join us for our Trunk or Treat on

Thursday, October 27th starting at 6:00 P.M.

Slaton Care Center is located at 630 South 19th Street!!!


Free Hot Dogs and a Bounce House for the kids!!!


The street in the front of the Care Center will be closed

Please use the parking lot across from Division Street.


Hope to see you there!!!!!!


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Mobile Mammography

Schedule an appointment for our next quarterly visit and let us bring our service to you!!!

Covenant Health’s Mobile Mammography exam unit is a 2014 fully customized 40 ft. RV that provides state of the art, 100% digital image screening mammograms.

Our next quarterly visit to  Slaton, Texas – United Supermarket, located at Hwy. 84 & West Division St. is scheduled for:

Tuesday, November 29, 2016


All are Welcome !!!

To schedule an appointment, Please call: 877-494-4797  or  806-725-6579

***Financial Assistance is available for those who qualify***



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Trick or Treat for Canned Goods!

Slaton United Methodist Church will is holding an event that is an organized door-to-door collection of non-perishable food items for the needy of Slaton. This event takes place Wednesday, October 26th starting at 5:30 PM. Meet at Slaton UMC on W. Lubbock.

Contact church office by phone or Facebook to order your shirt ($10 ea.)


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Fall Festival at CTE is Tonight!

The Fall Festival at CTE is tonight starting at 6 PM and ending at 8! There will be a lot of activities and food! I hope you will be able to make it!


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Early Voting Starts Today!

Don’t forget to go out and vote! Early voting for this election season started today and goes through November 4th. The last day to apply for ballot by mail is October 28th. A Photo ID is now required to vote in the state of Texas. You can go vote at Slaton ISD Adminstration Office (140 E Panhandle Ave).

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