Archive - Feb 3, 2011

Highland's Owens plans to resign

February 3, 2011

For the second time in two years, a longtime and highly-successful Nolan County high school football coach is resigning to pursue other ventures.
Highland’s Karry Owens, after building one of the top six-man programs in Texas in 18 years as head coach, confirmed this week he is stepping down at the end of the current school year.
According to Owens, he made the decision last week to resign for personal reasons. While he did not elaborate, he said it was not due to any problems with the school or the administration.

Ludlum Measurements hosts Chamber Coffee

February 3, 2011

Many braved the cold weather on Wednesday to make it to the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce coffee event hosted by Ludlum Measurements. Tours of the building were given to those in attendance.

Howlett welcomed to wind industry in Sweetwater

February 3, 2011

Availon Inc., a wind turbine service provider, has announced the appointment of Nancy Howlett as the sales account manager for Sweetwater, Texas. In this role she will be responsible for Availon’s sales efforts in the West Texas region.

SNCHD encourages residents to get vaccinated against the flu

February 3, 2011

There have been a number of cases of flu in the area, therefore, the Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department (SNCHD) encourages residents to get vaccinated this flu season. Getting vaccinated is the best way to stop the spread of flu. "It's important to get vaccinated now to help keep yourself and your family healthy," stated Linda Kite, SNCHD public promotions coordinator.

Betty L. Rowan

February 3, 2011

Funeral services for Betty Lou Rowan, 71, of Sweetwater, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, at Trinity Baptist Church with Rev. Ward Hayes officiating. Interment will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, at McCoy Funeral Home.
Rowan died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in Sweetwater.

Rosa Martinez

February 3, 2011

Rosa Martinez, age 85, of Sweetwater, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011, in Sweetwater.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.

SISD schools closed Thursday

February 3, 2011

Due to the continuing cold weather and icy roads, all Sweetwater Independent School District campuses will be closed for the third day on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011.

Rural routes may be delayed

February 3, 2011

Sweetwater Reporter rural routes may see a delay in their paper delivery due to dangerous road conditions this week. Please be patient with this delay. You will receive all missed papers once the roads become safe.

ERCOT continues in EEA LEVEL 3

February 3, 2011

ERCOT continues in EEA LEVEL 3. All load has been restored to areas that were affected by the rolling scheduled outages. ERCOT is still at 3000 Mw's on short supply but generation is still being restored to the system.
Oncor continues to work outages in the service area from other causes. Anyone that is still without power should contact the outage reporting number at 888-313-4747.

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