Archive - 2014

November 8th

Sweetwater Jaycees to host Veterans Day dinner

November 8, 2014

The Sweetwater Jaycees are hosting their First Annual Veterans Day Dinner on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 6:30 p.m. at the Jaycee Barn, located on 4th and Cypress Streets.
All veterans and their immediate family (spouse, children living at home) are invited for a hamburger dinner.

Pick up our weekend edition for the full story.

DMI hosts grand opening

November 8, 2014

DMI Wealth Management and Insurance Solutions in Sweetwater hosted their grand opening for their new location earlier this week in Sweetwater. They have moved to the former Cox Jewelers building, located at 110 E. Broadway. Many members of the community, including members of the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, made it out to their grand opening event. DMI also hosted the monthly Chamber Coffee during the grand opening and the Chamber of Commerce welcomed the business to their new location with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

See more photos on our weekend edition.

Betty Ruth Rains

November 8, 2014

Betty Ruth Rains, age 83, of Sweetwater, passed away on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014 at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James Baker officiating. Burial will follow at Garden of Memories. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.

Ramona Martinez Almanza

November 8, 2014

Rotan — Ramona Martinez Almanza, 60, passed away Friday, Nov. 6, 2014, in Rotan. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, 10, 2014, at Saint Joseph Catholic Church, with burial in Belvieu Cemetery. Rosary will be at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home Chapel. Online condolences may be made at 

November 7th

Votes recounted for Precinct 9

November 7, 2014

A vote recount for Precinct 9 in Nolan County was granted following Tuesday's election. Whitley May received the most votes after the recount with 1,336 and Peter Sheridan received 1,313 votes, confirming May's win for Nolan County Judge.

See the full story in our weekend edition.

Sweetwater Aglow to host meeting Tuesday

November 7, 2014

Featured in this week's Religion page are: Aglow International Sweetwater Community Lighthouse, Avondale Baptist Church, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, Lamar Street Baptist Church, Rhema Valley Church, and Trinity Baptist Church.

Pick up Friday's edition to learn more.

Precinct Nine ballot box to be opened

November 7, 2014

Today at 3:30 p.m., the ballot box for Voting Precinct Nine in Nolan County will be opened in the Nolan County Clerk's office, located in the Nolan County Courthouse, in order to count the ballots.

Learn more in Friday's edition.

BNSF Logistics Center to support Permian Basin oil boom

November 7, 2014

Burlington Northern Sante Fe Railway (BNSF) celebrated the official announcement of what will soon be a $28 million expansion to its Sweetwater facility Thursday with a ribbon cutting and luncheon.

Read more in Friday's edition.

United Way hosts Loyal Contributor’s Luncheon

November 7, 2014

The annual Nolan County United Way (NCUW) Loyal Contributor's Luncheon was held on Wednesday at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in an effort to recognize local businesses who give to the organization, as well as the agencies supported by the program.

Read more in Friday's edition.

Naomi Moore

November 7, 2014

Naomi Moore, 74, of Midland, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014. No services are planned.
Survivors include daughter, Sherry Pilisko of Round Rock; brother, Daryl Johnson of Lucas; and brother, William Johnson.
Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Midland. Online condolences may be made at:

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