Archive - Dec 31, 2013
Anna L. Newman, 81, of Sweetwater, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013 in Sweetwater.
No services are planned, as she was cremated. Arrangements are under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
She was born on May 23, 1932 in Ventura, Calif. She married John Newman in Fort Worth.
She was born to parents John and Beulla Johnson on May 23, 1932. She loved to camp. She lived in Sweetwater since 2008.
Survivors include her sons, Billy Briggs of Sweetwater and Michael Briggs of Sweetwater; many grandchildren; and a sister, Lucille â€śLuckyâ€ť Turley of Missouri.
The BridgeTex Pipeline is a joint venture between Magallan Midstream Partners (MMP) and Occidental Petroleum.Â Magallan is constructing the pipeline to transport crude oil from the Permian Basin to the Houston area and will also be the pipeline operator.Â The project consists of approximately 450 miles of 20â€ť to 24â€ť pipe from Colorado City to Houston with a capacity of 300,000 barrels per day.Â Construction is expected to be complete by July 2014. Shown is construction in southern Fisher County crossing under Highway 70.
TxDOT is planning signal work this week at Arizona Avenue near Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital as work progresses on the Lamar Street (SH 70) reconstruction project.
The intersection at Lamar and Arizona will temporarily be posted as a four-way stop beginning Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 to allow crews to replace the existing traffic signals. Warning signs will be posted to alert traffic of the change. Traffic flow and access in the vicinity of the hospital will be maintained at all times.
The new signals should be installed and functioning within about a week.
Today will be sunny with a high near 56, with wind chill values between 20 and 30 early on. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph.
For your New Year's Eve forecast tonight, expect mostly clear conditions with a low around 35. Winds will be breezy with a south-southwest wind at 10 to 20 mph.
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