Archive - Jan 3, 2014

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Churches celebrate new year

January 3, 2014

Broadway Baptist Church
As the new year is upon us, I pray that you realize and remember that God is with us, God is for us, and God is watching over us. Keep in mind that as His child, if He had a refrigerator your picture would be on it. May He make His face to shine on you, and show Himself strong on your behalf throughout 2014.
THE BELL 
I KNOW WHO I AM.
I am God’s child. (John 1:12)
I am Christ’s friend. (John 15:15)
I am united with the Lord. (1 Cor. 6:17)
I am bought with a price. (1 Cor. 6:19-20)
I am a saint (set apart for God). (Eph. 1:1)

Nolan County Crime Stoppers announces Crime of the Week

January 3, 2014

On Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, the Nolan County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a theft that occurred at a Snelson Companies, Inc. construction site located on county road 126 (Stink Creek Road) in Sweetwater. It was reported that sometime between Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, at 5 p.m. and Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at 7:30 a.m. an unknown person(s) entered the site and took a portable Sullair 185CFM DPQ-JD air compressor valued at approximately $6,000. The unit was being leased by Snelson from Abilene Rental Center, Inc.

Public comment sought on use of toxic substances to collect nongame wildlife

January 3, 2014

Sweetwater meeting slated for Jan. 17

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is proposing an amendment to the Parks and Wildlife Code that would make it illegal to use noxious or toxic substances to disturb or collect nongame wildlife as well as prohibiting the possession of nongame wildlife collected using these substances.
The technique, often used to collect rattlesnakes, is commonly referred to as “gassing.” Persons engaged in structural or agricultural pest control activities would be exempted from the rule.

January artist of the month: Ryan Smith

January 3, 2014

This month’s featured artist at the County-City Library is Ryan Smith. Using a Nikon D7000 and various lenses — Tokina 11-16mm, Nikon 18-105mm, Nikon 55-200mm and Nikon 80-400mm — Smith is able to capture astonishing nature photos.
“It’s hard to pinpoint exactly, but my interest in photography really stemmed from a general admiration of nature and the outdoors in all facets: weather, wildlife, scenery, insects, etc.,” says Smith. “As a child, I was fascinated with National Geographic and all of their nature photographs.”

County discusses proposed project

January 3, 2014

The Nolan County Commissioners met for a final time in 2013 on Tuesday morning to discuss and take action on a proposed project to obtain grant funding from TxDOT (Texas Department of Transportation) for the planning, construction, reconstruction and maintenance of public roads, bridges and culverts in the county damaged by the exploration, development or production of oil or gas.
The project is pursuant to Senate Bill 1747, which was enacted in 2013 by the Texas Legislature in chapters 222 and 256 of the Texas Transportation Code.

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