Archive - 2014

May 2nd

Sweetwater's weekend weather outlook

May 2, 2014

Today will be sunny with a high near 80. Winds will be from the west at 5 to 15 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 52 and north-northwest winds at 5 to 10 mph. Winds will become south-southeast in the evening.
We'll see very warm temperatures over the weekend, with highs in the low to upper 90s. Lows will be around 60, with breezy winds from the south and southwest ranging from 10 to 20 mph
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May 1st

The Dent Company opens new location

May 1, 2014

The Dent Company, owned and operated by Scott and Stacy Stevenson, has been in business in Sweetwater since 1994, with the original location on Broadway, providing paintless dent repair and window tinting. "Over the past 20 years, I've traveled to many locations," said Scott. "I've done paintless dent repair in 32 states here in the U.S., as well as Canada, Australia and Austria."

Gospel singing trio to perform in Sweetwater

May 1, 2014

The Gospel singing trio, Forgiven, will be at Broadway Baptist Church on 710 E. Third Street in Sweetwater on Sunday, May 4, 2014 during their 10:50 a.m. service.
Forgiven is best described as dedicated, talented and sincere. Cloid and Debbie Baker and Jeremy Dickerson form this trio, whose music and testimony communicate to the listener their love for Jesus Christ. 
Seldom does a gospel group come along with a sweeter harmony, professional appearance and heartfelt desire for ministry than Forgiven. An invitation is open to all who want to come.

Approval given for hospital purchases

May 1, 2014

At Monday night's meeting of the Nolan County Hospital District's board of directors, approval was given toward a few purchases.
The items approved for purchase were some orthopedic equipment which will assist with hip and joint replacement surgery and would be used by new orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Marvel. An update on Dr. Marvel was given, in which positive feedback has been heard as he begins his practice.

Eddy R. Mayfield

May 1, 2014

Memorial services for Eddy R. Mayfield, 65, of Millersview, TX will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at Trinity Baptist Church. Rev. Eric Von Atzigen and Rev. Malcom Brown will officiate. Mayfield’s wishes were to be cremated.
Mayfield died Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
He was born Oct. 9, 1948, in Sweetwater. One of Eddy’s loves was to go fishing.

Donald Richard De Vore

May 1, 2014

Donald Richard De Vore, age 75, of Sweetwater, passed away on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at his residence.
His body was cremated. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Donald was born on Feb. 5, 1939, in Midland, Texas to Thomas Asbury and Martha Alva (Ware) De Vore. He was a Baptist. He worked at Edwards Air Force Base as a computer technician before retiring.

Sweetwater's weather for Thursday

May 1, 2014

Today will be partly sunny with a high near 72. Winds will be from the north at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect mostly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 47 and northwest winds at 5 to 10 mph. Winds will change to the south-southwest in the evening.
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April 30th

Suddenlink launches Suddenlink2GO app

April 30, 2014

Suddenlink announced that it has launched its Suddenlink2GO mobile app. Using Synacor technology, the app allows customers to watch live TV networks and on-demand TV shows on an iOS tablet anywhere at home or on the go. The app is available to download free of charge at the Apple iTunes App Store.
With the Suddenlink2GO app, authenticated customers initially can watch programming from networks that include Bravo, NBC, NBC Sports, Fox News, CNBC, Fox Business, Oxygen, USA Network, E!, Golf Channel, Syfy and more. 

Region 14 to host BlockFest this weekend

April 30, 2014

The Region 14 ESC: Migrant/Bilingual/ESL will be hosting a BlockFest on Saturday, May 3, 2014 in the Nolan Room of Region 14, located at 1850 State Highway 351, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. The free event is for families with children from 8 months to 8 years of age.
The hands-on, block-building extravaganza will teach math and science through block play. The event will increase parent knowledge of early development in the areas of math and science education, while also providing opportunities to increase social skills and literacy opportunities for young children.

Hospital bond election approaches

April 30, 2014

An update on the bond election activities for the Phase 4 renovation and expansion at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) was given by hospital administrator Donna Boatright during her monthly report at the Nolan County Hospital District's board of directors meeting held on Monday night.
Around 60 people came to vote on the first day of early voting. Early voting will take place at the RPMH administration office weekdays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., now through Tuesday, May 6.

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