Archive - Dec 10, 2013
The Sweetwater Goodfellows held their food and toy distribution on Monday, helping many families with Christmas toys for children of Nolan County that they might not have otherwise.
Many volunteers â€”Â including individuals, organizations and businesses, contributed their time at the distribution and Christmas party.
An area family is doing their part to help a relative recover from a serious wreck.
The family of Michael McFaul will be holding three events on Saturday, December 14 in Roscoe. All proceeds from the events will be given to his benefit account, which was established in order to provide financial support for McFaul's rising medical expenses as well as the growing cost of airfare to send family to be by his side for emotional and physical support.
McFaul is currently in the Grady Hospital Burn Unit in Atlanta, GA. His family resides in Texas, which is over 1,100 miles away.
Nolan County has earned a 2012 Safety Award from the Texas Association of Counties (TAC) for its record of involvement and commitment to safety in the workplace, as well as for controlling the county's workers' compensation claims.
To qualify for this award, the county must self-insure its workers' compensation through the Texas Association of Counties Risk Pool Management, and successfully complete the safety award criteria.
Nolan County was one of only 27 counties honored with an award during an Oct. 28 ceremony at the TAC Pool Symposium in San Marcos.
Dorothy Helen Whisenant-Broughton, 79 of Converse, LA passed from this world in the fellowship of her family and friends on Wednesday, Nov. 27. A native of Roscoe, Texas, â€śDottyâ€ť spent the majority of her life in Sweetwater and Abilene, Texas. The eldest daughter of Sam and Lena Whisenant, of Roscoe, she is survived by her sister Mrs.
Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 43. Winds will be from the south-southeast at 5 to 10 mph, with wind chill values between 11 and 21.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 31 and south-southeast winds at 5 to 15 mph. After midnight they will shift to the west-southwest.
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