Archive - Aug 2013

August 28th

Sweetwater's weather for Wednesday

August 28, 2013

Expect mostly sunny today with a high near 90. Winds will be from the south-southwest at 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 70 and southern winds at 5 to 10 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

August 27th

Coliseum Board meets this afternoon

August 27, 2013

The Nolan Coliseum Board will have a general board meeting at 5:30 p.m. today in the Coliseum's old kitchen.

GMP approved for county projects

August 27, 2013

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.

Roscoe firefighters attend fire school

August 27, 2013

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

August 27, 2013

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.

Spikers split six games at S-Angelo

August 27, 2013

Sweetwater High School’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 Friday’s pool play, but got bracket wins Saturday over Odessa High (25-22, 25-11) and Bronte (25-20, 25-15).

Tuesday's weather in Sweetwater

August 27, 2013

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.
Learn more by visiting weather.gov.

August 26th

School year begins at Sweetwater ISD

August 26, 2013

School began this morning for all campuses within the Sweetwater Independent School District with students eager to learn and visit with their classmates.
Shown are students in Mrs. Beth Martin's fourth grade class at Sweetwater Intermediate School.

Richard Fergeson State Farm hosts back-to-school bash

August 26, 2013

Richard Fergeson State Farm hosted a Back-to-School Bash on Friday afternoon.
Fergeson and his employees gave out hot dogs with chips and drinks as well as school supplies to students. A bounce house was also set up in the parking lot for children and adults to play in.
"We hope to make this a yearly thing for back to school," said Richard about the event. "It's a great way to end the summer."
Shown is Fergeson grilling hot dogs.

Do you know...

August 26, 2013

The Pioneer Museum in Sweetwater is searching for any information on this photo.
Anyone with information on who the two people in the photo are, when the photo was taken or leads to other information or to people who may have more information may call Melonnie Hicks or Betty Turner at the museum at 325-235-8547.
The hours of the museum are Tuesday through Saturday from 1-4 p.m. Any and all information is appreciated.

The Sweetwater High School tennis team members are, standing from left, Colt Bewley, Brandon...
Two of the four Sweetwater Middle School football teams came away with wins in season-opening games...
All three of Sweetwater High School’s volleyball teams played dual matches Saturday at Lubbock...

 

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