Archive - Aug 27, 2013
The Nolan Coliseum Board will have a general board meeting at 5:30 p.m. today in the Coliseum's old kitchen.
During Monday morning's meeting of the Nolan County Commissioners, the GMP (guaranteed maximum price) for the new construction of the county jail and sheriff's offices was approved at the total of $10,492,047.
The GMP package was presented to the commissioners, which outlined the summary of the proposal. Pending the approval, the start date for the project would be September 30, with a substantial completion date of October 31, 2014--making it a 13 month project.
Members of the Roscoe Fire Department attended the Abilene Area Fire School last week.
The firefighters attended many classes on many topics including hazardous materials, wildland urban interface, 13 common mistakes on the fire ground and officer awareness and participated in a driving simulator, car fires, standpipes operations, search and rescue, L.P. gas and natural gas fires.
Firemen that attended was Chad Dornbusch, Terry Armstrong, Robert Hoffman, Josh Corzine and Gary Armstrong.
Thomas McRae, 72, of Sweetwater, died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
His wishes were to be cremated. No further services are planned. Arrangements are under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.
Sweetwater High Schoolâ€™s volleyball team plays a dual match at Graham today after splitting its six games at a tournament in San Angelo over the weekend.
Sweetwater (6-10) had just one win in Fridayâ€™s pool play, but got bracket wins Saturday over Odessa High (25-22, 25-11) and Bronte (25-20, 25-15).
Today will be partly sunny with a high near 88. Winds will be from the south at 5 to 15 mph, becoming east-southeat in the afternoon.
Throughout the day, we'll have a 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8 p.m. Otherwise it will be mostly cloudy with a low around 71, with winds from the south at 5 to 15 mph.
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