Archive - 2013

June 13th

Updates given on city projects

June 13, 2013

A brief City Manager's report was heard during Tuesday's City Commission meeting, as Eddie Brown gave updates on current city projects.
Construction on the SNAP (Senior Nutrition Activities Program) building is underway, as windows are being placed. The expectation is for the building to be a nice facility where participants can return, and in a timely manner.

Linda Guy Jarman

June 13, 2013

Linda Guy Jarman, age 70, of Lubbock, Texas, died peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at University Medical Center after a courageous battle with cancer. Her strong will to live, unwavering faith in God, and the love and prayers of family and friends carried her through her 12-year battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of James F. Jarman of Lubbock.
Linda was born in Gorman, Texas on July 5, 1942 and grew up in Lovington, New Mexico. She was the daughter of the late W.O. and Juanita Guy.

Summer camp schedule

June 13, 2013

SWEETWATER
A Mustang Tennis Camp will be held June 17-21 at the Sweetwater Middle School tennis courts for students entering grades 3-9. Camp hours are 8:30 a.m. to noon each day. The cost is $30 without getting a camp T-shirt and $40 with a camp T-shirt.

Thursday's local forecast

June 13, 2013

Today will be sunny, with a high near 94. Winds will come from the southeast around 10 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 72 and southeast winds at 5 to 15 mph.
Learn more by heading over to weather.gov.

June 12th

Lumberyard to host Teen Night

June 12, 2013

Teen Night at The Lumberyard in Roscoe will be from 7-11 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2013. The event will be a dance for students entering the ninth through 12th grades. There will be a $5 cover charge and plenty of adult supervision. For more information, call 325-436-8279.

Nolan County Jail inmate dies in custody

June 12, 2013

On Tuesday night, June 11, 2013, at approximately 9:46 p.m., a jailer in the Nolan County Jail was performing routine duties in the main population area of the facility when the jailer was notified of an inmate that appeared to be in some form of medical distress. The inmate was in fact observed to be in distress and the jailer had emergency medical personnel notified immediately.
An ambulance and emergency medical personnel from the Sweetwater Fire Department were dispatched and jail personnel immediately began performing CPR life saving measures.

Five jailed after true pleas in district court

June 12, 2013

Five people were jailed on Tuesday after pleading true to revoking their probation during 32nd Judicial District Court.

Lake Sweetwater bait shop lease agreement approved

June 12, 2013

Following continual negotiations, the Sweetwater City Commission approved a lease agreement on the Lake Sweetwater Bait Shop during their meeting held Tuesday morning at City Hall.
As stated by City Manager Eddie Brown at the meeting, the negotiations between G.M. Morgan, doing business as the Sweetwater Lake Marina, and the city continued after last month's regular meeting by request of the commissioners. Brown mentioned some of the amendments made to the agreement prior to its approval.

Castro sworn in to office

June 12, 2013

Shown is Ricky Castro (right), Precinct 3 City Commissioner, being sworn into office during Tuesday's City Commission meeting held at City Hall.
Administering the oath of office is city attorney Pete Sheridan (left). Also pictured is Precinct 4 City Commissioner Dr. Jerod Peek (seated).

Car seat check event helps local families

June 12, 2013

A partnership between Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Passenger Safety, Nolan County Extension Service, Sweetwater Fire Department, Stanley Ford, State Farm Insurance and the Texas Department of Transportation made for a successful child safety seat event in Sweetwater.

Arkansas and Texas revisit an old rivalry in the 2014 Texas Bowl. Big 12 Insider Wendell Barnhouse...
Sweetwater boys host Coleman — freshmen at 4:30 p.m., JV at 6 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m. Sweetwater...
The Roscoe girls basket-ball team lost at Haskell, 57-34, to start District 7-2A play on Tuesday....

 

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