Category: Local Biz

KSSL Tailgating for Slaton & Post






Fans of Slaton & Post are invited to enjoy Sausage Wraps at the KSSL Tailgate Party before the Slaton vs Post game. Atmos Energy, Xcel Energy and Jackson Brothers Meat Market are joining forces with KSSL to make the ‘eats’…

Homecoming – Only Weeks Away






Homecoming is fast approaching!  It’s time to order your Mums & Garters! Locally-Owned Promums.com is taking orders now!  Order your mum or garter today! Discounted Rates! Click Here www.ProMums.com Homecoming Dates: Southland Sep 13, Cooper Sept 20, Slaton Oct 4,…

Slaton Pharmacy on the Square






It used to be Slaton Pharmacy, then Lowry Drug, then Caprock Drug, and now It’s the New Slaton Pharmacy with some familiar faces from Caprock Drug!  WELCOME TO SLATON!

Elvis Tribute Artist Donny Edwards Visits KSSL






Donny Edwards the Elvis Tribute Artist visits the Richie Gang Morning Show before his Friday show in Lubbock. To the date, 36 years after Elvis Presley’s death, Steve Richie, Mark Allen and Jacqui Neal interview Donny Edwards.

The Slatonite is now Online!






www.SlatoniteNews.com is Now Online! The Official News Source of Slaton. This is a wonderful move for our community! Please take a moment and visit the new website that the new ownership has put in place. I would also encourage you…

Weekly Techie Tip #012 – Learn Facebook The Easy Way






by Mark Meurer cell/text 806.789.8456 Everywhere you turn, everyone is talking about Facebook. Facebook is one of the hottest communication tools of our time.  Facebook for your personal use and business use is hot and for many profitable. So where…

Slaton Care Center Scoop August 2013






by Slaton Care Center (Content taken from the Slaton Care Center Newsletter Click Here to View the Entire Newsletter…) Here it is August, summer is winding down, and we here at the Slaton Care Center are planning on a luau…

Ms Zapatas – Excellent Food & Service






Gail & Mark Meurer ate for the first time at Ms Zapatas.  Gail ordered the #9 Enchilada Plate and Mark ordered the #8 Chile Relleno Plate.  The food was GREAT!  The best Chile Relleno Mark has ever eaten!  Gail loved…

Kart Races Slaton Speedway July 20






by Karen McGwier (email) This Saturday, the 20th, is the Mid Summer Shootout at the track.  There should be a lot of out of town karts attending.   Thank you and hope to see you there.  Races will start around 7:30ish.…

Slaton Care Center Scoop July 2013






by Slaton Care Center (Content taken from the Slaton Care Center Newsletter…) July is a hot month with fireworks on the 4th and on the 23rd we will be having a hot “Gorgeous Grandma “Pageant”. We welcome all  family members…

KSSL Race Car & Fire Works Friday June 28






FIRECRACKER SHOOT OUT JUNE 28, 2012 LUBBOCK SPEEDWAY, 114TH & MLK RACES BEGIN AT 8:00 FRONT GATES OPEN AT 6:30 PIT GATES OPEN AT 5:30 FRONT GATE ADMISSIONS:  ADULTS $10.00, KIDS 6-12 $5.00 KIDS 5 AND UNDER FREE PIT PASSES…

Two Guitar Give Away July 4 KSSL






KSSL Radio will give away two Texas Guitars on July 4 at the Park.  The guitars will be autographed by all the talent that hits the KSSL Soundstage.  Including the KSSL Radio Personalities, Texas Cadillac Jack, Lynn Childress, Jack Tyson,…

Slaton’s Morning Show KSSL






Steve Richie and “Mark Allen” Meurer in the studio at KSSL 107.3 & 94.1 in Slaton Texas.  Steve & Mark  started a local contest to help raise money for the Slaton Cheerleaders and the 4th of July Festival.  The Dunkin…

MySlaton.com Needs Your Help!






If anyone has news or information about Slaton or folks from Slaton, please send the info with photos to share on www.myslaton.com to mark@myslaton.com. Send mobile images and videos by text to 806.789.8456  

Peoples Bank Slaton Cuts The Ribbon






Peoples Bank Slaton held their Ribbon Cutting New Building Opening.  Dozens of people attended the ceremony and enjoyed the food and fun.  The Slaton Community and Chamber of Commerce gladly welcomes the new business to Slaton.

Fran & David Ehler Senior Link Magazine






The Summer 2013 Senior Link Magazine distributed around the southplains features, from Slaton’s rural community, Fran & David Ehler on the front cover.  You can pick up your free copy at stores around the area or by contacting Melody Dawes…

SPOTLIGHTING SENIORS






By Janet James Food for thought – Always remember that you’re unique.  Just like everyone else. Have you written your note about your father? There is still time to write it and post it on our bulletin board. We still…

Pool Time!






Posted by James V. of the Slatonite on Facebook The Slaton City Pool is now open!

Slaton Secret Eats! Tejas 2150






by Mark Meurer Last night Gail and I went to Tejas 2150 to eat supper.  Let me tell you… It was wonderful!  Maybe I should fess up…   IT WAS GREAT!.  The chicken fried steak was huge with a large amount…

County Club House Update






The County Club House at the park in Slaton is getting a much needed remodel.  County Commissioner, Mark Heinrich said “The $139,000 bid was awarded to Teinert Construction.  The remodel includes Energy Efficient Windows, closing some false windows, A/C updating,…

Slatonite New Ownership






The Slatonite now has a new owner, according to James Villanueva, editor. Ken Richardson and his wife Melva will take over the Slatonite. James Villanueva will remain as editor. More details can be found on page one in The Slatonite.

Weekly Techie Tip #007






by Zane the Tech Man   Slaton Tech Ph 329-0312  slatontech@gmail.com The Post-It Note made it’s first big splash in the office space in 1980 and these little yellow pieces of paper have been attached to everything in your office since…

Almost Ready – Peoples Bank






The new building for People’s Bank is almost ready for business. Blake Swanner “We will have our Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting June 14 from 11:30 til 1:00 with refreshments and door prizes.”

Air Show June 8






Are you making plans to attend the Slaton Air Show, June 8?  This will be a show that you do not want to miss!  Details – www.TheTexasAirMuseum.org

The MySlaton.com Crew






This the crew of MySlaton.com. Mark Meurer in the left photo.  Adam Behnke back of the right photo and the back of the head of Zane the Tech Man.

Weekly Techie Tip #006






by Zane the Tech Man   Slaton Tech Ph 329-0312  slatontech@gmail.com How often have you sat down at your computer to get a project done? You start out really strong and work for an hour and tell yourself that you are…

Weekly Techie Tip #005






Blow The Dirt Out of Your PC by Zane the Tech Man   Slaton Tech Ph 329-0312  slatontech@gamil.com If you are reading this article, you more than likely live here in Slaton or here in the South Plains. Living here means…

Early Voting Apr 29-May 7






VOTE NOW – VOTE EARLY Early Voting – April 29 thru May 7th 8 AM to 5 PM everyday except Tuesday May 7th 8 AM to 8 PM Election Day – May 11 voting 7 AM to 7 PM Location…

Weekly Techie Tip #003






By Zane The Tech Man Wet Cell Phone – Drop Cell Phone In Water? No matter how hard you try it will happen to you. That brand new cell phone you bought and have painstakingly cared for will be attacked…

Tour Guides Visit Slaton HH






by Chad Wilson Tour guides from all over the great state of Texas visited the Harvey House on Tuesday.  The weather was cold, but the hospitality was warm as ever.  Hopefully we’ll see each of these folks again with tourists…

Slaton Air Museum






Refurbished Plane – Ready To Go! Malcolm Laing of the Slaton Air Museum along with County Commissioner Mark Heinrich stand beside a plane that will be flying in the Air Show set for June 8.  The plane has been in…

Peoples Bank & Meals On Wheels






Peoples Bank Helps Meals On Wheels Van Repair Peoples Bank recently came to the rescue and helped with repairs for the Slaton Senior Citizens Center Meals On Wheels program .  The helpful staff of Peoples Bank, along with board members…

BINGO Harvey House






BINGO At The Harvey House Big Success  Saturday Night Bingo was a BIG Success for the Harvey House.  You probably know many of the people in the photo that is provided here.  Close to 100 people were in attendance for…

VENDORS WANTED – 5th Friday Slaton On The Square






VENDORS WANTED: The 5th Friday Slaton on the Square “Art & More” is open for vendors. If you have a business or organization that would like to participate in this fun community event, please go to www.5thFridaySlaton.com for registration and…

Miracles Parade






MIRACLES CHRISTMAS PARADE Texas Tech Masked Rider serving as Grand Marshall LUBBOCK—The Texas Tech Masked Rider will serve at the Grand Marshall for the 9th Annual 34th Street Miracles Christmas Parade, Saturday, December 7, 2013, in Lubbock.  The announcement came…

ART 5th Friday , Nov 29 – Come Shop






Slaton, Texas – The Slaton Art Community will be open on the 5th Friday of November, November 29. Many studios have installed new exhibits for visitors to observe. Several of the studios have special holiday items available for sale with…

Slaton Pharmacy Grand Opening






Community leaders gathered at the Slaton Pharmacy to celebrate their Grand Opening with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony hosted by the Slaton Chamber of Commerce.

TUESDAY 6 PM – KLBK in Slaton EVERYONE INVITED






by Nicole Sever Campbell  (email) Smith South Plains is hosting KLBK’s City Tour of Slaton tomorrow. Nikki-Dee Ray and Matt Roberts will do their broadcasts live from the dealership at 6:00pm. You Are Invited! Food: Smith South Plains will be…