Archive - 2014

July 18th

Weekend weather preview for Sweetwater

July 18, 2014

Today will be partly sunny with a high near 85. Winds will be from the north around 5 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions, with a low around 66 and east-northeast winds around 5 mph. Winds will shift to the southeast after midnight.
For the weekend, we'll see mostly sunny skies with highs in the mid to upper 90s. Lows will be in the mid 70s, with winds varying from the south and southeast from 10 to 15 mph.
Visit weather.gov for a full weekend weather preview.

July 17th

BREAKING NEWS!!!

July 17, 2014

Plane Crashes Near The Border Of Ukraine (actual crash footage)

The B-29 Superfortress and the WASP

July 17, 2014

The B-29 Superfortress, Boeing’s newest generation long range heavy bomber, was rushed through development in the early 1940s. Unlike its predecessor, the well-known B-17 Flying Fortress, the B-29 had not been put through years of testing. As a result, it debuted in early 1944 to a rather uncertain future. The B-29 was known for engine fires. In fact, in February 1943, Boeing’s renowned test pilot Edmund T.

Devon donates to SFD

July 17, 2014

Devon Energy Corporation recently made a donation of $1,000 to the Sweetwater Fire Department.  The letter attached to the check reads in part, “Devon Energy Corporation is committed to demonstrating its desire to be a good corporate citizen socially, environmentally and culturally through contributions which enhance the quality of life and meet community needs. In support of this philosophy we are proud to enclose $1,000 as a contribution to the City of Sweetwater Fire Department.”

USDA authorizes emergency haying of CRP acres for Nolan County

July 17, 2014

Nolan County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Dennis Cumbie announced that Nolan County is authorized for emergency haying use of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres for fiscal year (FY) 2014. FSA's fiscal year runs from October 1 to September 30.

Beverly Ann Jones

July 17, 2014

Beverly Ann Jones, age 90, of Sweetwater, passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 18, 2014 at Garden of Memories with Rev. Matt McGowan officiating. Burial will follow. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Family will receive friends from 6-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 17, 2014, at the funeral home.

Local events for Thursday

July 17, 2014

Story Hour at the County-City Library for parents and their children will be held today, July 17, at 10:45 a.m.
Library staff will lead the parents and children in stories and songs. Call 235-4978 for more information or go to www.sweetwaterlibrary.org.
And tonight, a charity play event will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium. The show, titled Black Comedy, will be performed by students, graduates and community members from the Sweetwater and Highland areas.

Thursday's local forecast

July 17, 2014

Today will be mostly cloudy with a high near 88, with breezy winds from the south at 15 to 20 mph. We'll also have a 60% chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Those rain chances will decrease to 40 percent tonight, with mostly cloudy skies and a low around 68. Winds will be from the north-northeast at 5 to 15 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

July 16th

KTAB On The Road stops in Sweetwater

July 16, 2014

KTAB On The Road stopped in Sweetwater on Tuesday and had a day full of events and fun at Newman Park.
Shown above are Brittany Pelletz and Bob Bartlett (left) preparing the 5 p.m. live news broadcast.
Find more photos on Page 1 of Wednesday's edition.

Black Comedy performance Thursday, Friday

July 16, 2014

Roscoe native Katy Fullwood has organized a charity theatre event for the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium. All proceeds from the performance of "Black Comedy" by Peter Shaffer will go towards the restoration of the Municipal Auditorium.
The play will be performed at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 17 and Friday, July 18. For questions or more information, contact Katy at 325-436-1510.
Pictured are the actors at their final dress rehearsal.

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