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Water Media Painting Class this Friday

Water Media Painting Class this Friday from 12 – 3 Multiplicity Art Gallery with June Musick Bring your own paint and supplies $10 lesson includes tips and techniques from dynamic June Musick MAG Artist and member of the Lubbock Watercolor…

Slaton Tigerettes win at Muleshoe on 12-22-17 see picture and video

Our Tigerettes win at Muleshoe.

Video is right side up so I must have received a round tuit.

Watch towards the end and you will see one Lady Tigerette is true to their mascot and true to her heritage as she quietly and quickly scampers to be open and then she softly says PLEASE, PURDY PLEASE throw me the round gismo called a BASKETBALL.


MEURER – Elect Mark Meurer

(SPEECH – ANNOUNCEMENT NOV. 7, 2017 in LUBBOCK COUNTY COURT HOUSE) Thank you for being here.  My name is Mark Meurer.  I am grateful to be here today to announce my intent to run for Justice of the Peace Precinct 2.  I…

Slaton High School FFA and Football are winners this weekend.

Ms. Brooke is the leader in supporting our team — and she obviously has an excellent photo.

Usually quiet Mr. Wyatt (hey that almost rhymes) is aiming for more.

Slaton FFA at Amarillo is First in Area, headed to state.

First time in 30 years for Bi-District Champs says the authority — Ms. Brooke & Kent of course.

Slaton Football Team 2017 under the brightest light.

Slaton High School Team 2017

Angelita “Angie” Torres Arenivar

Andrews- Angelita “Angie” Torres Arenivar, 69 of Andrews, Texas passed away on Monday, October 30, 2017 in Lubbock, Texas. Angie was born September 19, 1948 in Slaton, Texas the daughter of Nicolas and Virginia Torres. Angie is survived by her…

Mary Jo is overwhelmed with this huge banner so Big Sister Grace lends her support!

Big sister Grace is on the left, Mary Jo ( A  FRESHMAN) is the STATE QUALIFIER on the Varsity Team!

At the HALF WAY POINT, Mary Jo is enjoying her GOD GIVEN ability to step forward in her QUEST. She has already received the message in her HEART —I AM GOING TO STATE!

This first video showing the official with the RED FLAG is ready for the START of the race!


Next video shows the FINISH LINE with most of the participants coming in (video is 6 minutes long).




Bryan Christopher Gray

Slaton- Bryan Christopher Gray, 44 of Slaton, Texas passed quietly from this life on Friday, October 20, 2017 in Slaton, Texas. Bryan was born Thursday, August 16, 1973 in Lubbock, Texas, the son of Joe and Marilyn Nemeth. Bryan graduated…

Naoma “Shorty” Moore

Wilson- Naoma “Shorty” Moore, 91 of Wilson, Texas went to be with her Lord on Thursday, October 19, 2017 in Lubbock, Texas. Shorty was born Thursday, February 11, 1926 in Wilson, Texas. Shorty married Russell “Runt” Moore on March 8,…

Spotlighting Seniors

SPOTLIGHTING SENIORS By Charlotte O’Connell We were blessed twice last week. Lodge 1094 members had lunch with us on Tuesday and presented us a donation check for $1000.00. The Slaton Area Endowment presented a grant of $1500.00 to one of…

One HOT Pepper

Meet the Carolina Reaper…the world’s hottest chili pepper per Guinness World Records! To learn more about it visit  

Christmas Is Almost Here!

Halloween and Thanksgiving haven’t even come and gone yet and Christmas is all over the place! Just incase you haven’t counted yet…there’s only 69 days left till Christmas.

Odie “Lou” Burleson Oats

Slaton- Odie “Lou” Burleson Oats, 92 of Slaton, Texas went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 in Lubbock, Texas. Lou was born Tuesday, June 30, 1925 on a ranch in Eddy County, New Mexico to Odis…

Leo Andrew Henzler Jr

Slaton- Leo Andrew Henzler Jr., 78 of Slaton, Texas passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2017. Junior was Born Friday, September 1, 1939 in Slaton, Texas, he was the son of the late Leo Henzler and the late Mary Steffens Henzler.…

Helen Sue Hearn Payne

Lubbock- Graveside services for Helen Sue Hearn Payne, age, 90, of Lubbock, Texas who died October, 7, 2017, will be held at Englewood Cemetery, under the direction of Englund Funeral Service in Slaton, Texas on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at…

Craig Wesley Hancock

Slaton- Craig Wesley Hancock, 55 of Slaton, Texas died on Saturday, October 7, 2017 in Lubbock, Texas. Craig was born Wednesday, January 3, 1962 in Denver City, Texas, he was the son of the late Wesley Hancock and the late…

Cross Country 2 mile race 10-9-2017 Mary Jo PARKS her self in 1st place! Videos and pictures are below. Slaton Tigerettes came in 1st in District, Regionals is next.

Mary Jo sprints past the lady in green for the SECOND TIME in the last 100 yards! MS. Parker literally FLIES to the finish!

High Stepping Tigerettes know how to reach out and lean forward at the same time!

District Winners; The Slaton Tigerettes 2 mile cross country team!

Second and final sprint beyond the lady in green.

Ms Parker wins the race!


Kelsea at finish line at the end of this video.









Today – Weds Community Lunch @ MRC

TODAY! Weds Sept 20 Lunch – Pulled Pork & Sides + Yummy Dessert! TODAY Join Us For Lunch! Wednesday Community Lunch at Mercy Retreat Center. Bring a couple of friends with you! Pulled Pork & Taters, Green Beans, Garden Salas, additional…


SPOTLIGHTING SENIORS By Charlotte O’Connell “Compassion is language the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” Mark Twain. The Garage Sale to benefit Meals on Wheels raised $959.25. A BIG THANK YOU to Jay Lacy, Jo Lacy, Sandy Goodner,…


Grant Applications Being Accepted til Sept 8 – Slaton Area Endowment Grant Application Link – Click Here More information about the Slaton Area Endowment – The Slaton community endowment program, known as the Slaton Area Endowment, is now accepting…

Weds Lunch was Good with Slaton Info

Sticklin Builders discussed new housing they are building in Slaton. Arlene Steffens discussed the availability of Alcoholics Anonymous in Slaton. Mark Heinrich shared SEDCO highlights and Park info. Join us Weds at Mercy Retreat Center for a commumity lunch and…

Weather Today HOT

Today 72° 101° Hot Friday 70° 98° Hot Saturday 70° 92° Slight Chance T-storms Sunday 72° 94° Slight Chance T-storms Monday 72° 95° Mostly Sunny Independence Day 71° 94° Mostly Sunny Wednesday — 94° Slight Chance T-storms

Is This Your Dog 828-2020

New dogs at the shelter, please come get your dogs today, the shelter is not a rescue, contact me or the SLATON PD at 806-828-2020 ASAP

TODAY – “What’s Going On In Slaton” – Join Us!

Everyone Invited TODAY! Weds Lunch “WHAT’S GOING ON IN SLATON” 11:45 – 1:00 pm Mercy Retreat Center Dining Room. 05/31/17 Wednesday 11:45 – 1:00 PM, Menu – German Sausage & Sides, New Biz Talk 12:10 PM – Pink Rose Organix, Community Talk 12:15…

SHS Baccalaureate & Graduation Details…

2017 Senior Class Baccalaureate is Sunday, May 21st at 3:00pm in the Slaton High School Auditorium.  Please arrive by 2:00pm dressed in your cap, gown and chords. Graduation rehearsal is May 24th @ 8:00am.  Please arrive to graduation practice “camera…

Wednesday – Luncheon “WHAT’S GOING ON IN SLATON”

Luncheon “WHAT’S GOING ON IN SLATON” Wednesdays 11:45 – 1:00 pm SUGGESTED DONATION $8 “GUEST SPEAKERS” will keep us informed on what is happening in our community. NEW BUSINESSES – COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS – ORGANIZATIONS NEW and IMPROVED Mercy Retreat Center…

Menu – Senior Citizens Center

Menu:  May 1 – 5     Monday 1st – Crispy Chicken on Bun, Tomato & Lettuce, Mayonnaise, Potato Wedges. Carrot & Raisin Salad, Fruit Cocktail, Low Fat Milk Tuesday 2nd – Homestyle Lasagna, Garlic Bread, Brussel Sprouts, Pears, Low Fat…

Unknown Soldier Procession

Today an Unknown Soldier Procession passed through Slaton. It is my understanding that there was remains of 3 Vietnam War and 2 Korea War soldiers. The procession started in Amarillo and will end at the final resting place in San…


By Charlotte O’Connell Monday’s Bingo had 26 players. The secret prize was won by Donavan Reder. The blackout amount of $47.67 was won by Rufina Perez.  Come next Monday for lunch and stay to play. We are raffling a trip…

Senior Citizens Center – MENU

Menu:  April 17 – 21     Monday 17th – Country Fried Beef Pattie, Cream Gravy, Yellow Corn, Turnip Greens, Wheat Roll, Apricots w/skin-Lt. Syrup, 2% Milk, Tea/Lemon Tuesday 18th – Salmon Patties, Scalloped Potatoes, Green Peas, Tossed Vegetable Salad, Lo…

Shoe Drive Success – Judge Osuna

Thank You Slaton!  Judge Osuna, Vicki Hastings and  team Step Forward as they gathered shoes for those in need.  The Slaton Community is always willing to support special efforts.