Archive - 2013

December 11th

Two arrested after high speed chase

December 11, 2013

A pursuit involving a stolen vehicle and multiple law enforcement entities came to a conclusion on Monday afternoon at the intersection of Fisher and Avenue A.
According to Lieutenant Randy Hanes with the Sweetwater Police Department, the vehicle used in the pursuit was stolen on Sunday evening. Eventually, the vehicle was spotted by Officer Moses Campa, which started the pursuit.
The suspects made an effort to flee, in which Hanes explained that the pursuit became dangerous at one point. The vehicle was driven on the wrong side of the interstate for at least a mile’s distance.

Nolan County receives Leadership Circle - Gold Member award

December 11, 2013

Nolan County recently received an award from the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, which was acknowledged during Monday morning's meeting of the county commissioners.
Judge Tim Fambrough explained that the Leadership Circle - Gold Member award recognizes local government entities who are financially transparent. They set the example for others to follow by sharing their information in a user-friendly format, notably online.
County employees Judy Kaspar and Jeanne Wells were recognized for their work which led to the receiving of the award.

Three hoop teams stay unbeaten with lopsided road wins

December 11, 2013

There are still four unbeaten basketball teams in the county after Highland‘s two teams and the Sweetwater boys won on the road Tues-day. Highland’s girls and boys routed Guthrie 53-29 and 57-29, respectively, while the Sweetwater boys won 70-54 at Brownwood.
Both the Sweetwater and Highland boys are 4-0 for the year as are Blackwell’s boys, who were idle, while the Highland girls are 9-0 and still No. 1 in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches poll in Class 1A, Division II.

Roscoe junior high boys still undefeated

December 11, 2013

Roscoe’s junior high boys basketball teams won recent games to remain undefeated for the young season.
Roscoe’s ‘A’ team is 5-0 after winning 36-31 over Highland and 42-7 against Loraine. The ‘B’ team (4-0) also played Highland and won, 26-11.
Jose Ortega had 12, Camden Boren seven, Cle-mente Aguayo and Jayden Gonzales four, Francisco Garcia three, Tagen Adkins and Parker Payne two and Tait Fullwood one for the ‘A’ team vs. Highland while for Roscoe ‘B’, Mason Hernan-dez had 10, J.R. Guia and Aaron Thomas four and Tristan Brooks, Andrew DeLeon, Nicholas Limones and Will Thomas two.

Wednesday's weather for Sweetwater

December 11, 2013

Today will be partly cloudy, with a high around 37. Winds will be from the north at 5 to 20 mph, becoming 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
Expect mostly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 26 and northern winds at 5 to 15 mph.
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December 10th

Goodfellows distribute food, toys

December 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 — including individuals, organizations and businesses, contributed their time at the distribution and Christmas party.

Three events in Roscoe to benefit burn victim

December 10, 2013

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 earns safety award

December 10, 2013

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

December 10, 2013

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, “Dotty” 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.

Sweetwater's weather for Tuesday

December 10, 2013

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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