August 12th, 2014
After bottoming out with an 0-10 record in 2011, Roscoeâs proud football program is once again headed in the right direction.
The Plowboys, who prior to that winless season had gone to the playoffs for 13 consecutive years, could be primed for a breakthrough in 2014 after narrowly missing the postseason in head coach Jake Freemanâs inaugural campaign.
Roscoe went 4-6 in 2013, and was in contention for a berth until the team lost to Roby in its season finale.
Maddie Berry spikes it over the net while Abby Garcia (4) and Mikeilah Foust get ready to help out in the Sweetwater volleyball teamâs season-opening match Mon-day at Mustang Gym.
Sweetwater swept Grape Creek in three games by scores of 25-19, 25-19, 25-13.
Today, August 12, the Pioneer Museum will be having a two-day Pioneering the Past Discover Camp from 10 a.m. to noon.
The theme is âLifeâs a Garden, Dig Itâ. The two-day interactive archaeology camp is open to children in grades 4 through 8.
To learn about entry fees or to sign up, visit www.pioneermuseumtx.org.
Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 94. Winds will be from the north-northeast at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 68 and east-northeast winds at 5 to 10 mph. After midnight, winds will shift to the southeast.
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Many attended the Nolan County Fair this weekend and enjoyed a concert on Saturday evening performed by Great White.
Shown are members of the band during the performance including Michael Lardie (keys, guitar), Scott Snyder (bass), lead singer Terry Ilous and lead guitarist, Mark Kendall.
Members of the Nolan County Cruisers car club drove members of the band onto the floor of the Nolan County Coliseum for their show, driving them in classic cars.
Find more photos in Monday's edition.
Shown are Michael Jimenez, Infigen Plant Manager for Sweetwater 4 & 5 Wind Farms and Gary Armstrong, Chief of the Roscoe Volunteer Fire Department.
Infigen recently gave a donation to the Roscoe VFD that will be used for general maintenance at the department, keeping fire trucks and medical equipment up to date.
An extremely inexper-ienced Sweetwater High School volleyball team sur-prised a lot of folks last year when the Lady Mustangs advanced to the playoffs for the first time since 2008.
Texas Football Fan Day at UT
Today, August 11, the Sweetwater NRCS (National Resources Conservation Service) will be hosting a Local Work Group Meeting to discuss the natural resource needs in Nolan County for the 2015 EQIP signup.
The meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the USDA Service Center at 103 W. Florida. For more information, please call the NRCS office at 325-235-4485 ext. 3.
Starting at 11 a.m., Richard Fergeson State Farm, located at 808 East Broadway, will be having a Back to School Event on Monday, Aug. 11, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring the family out for hotdogs, a bounce house and free school supplies.
Today will be partly sunny with a high near 93. Winds will be from the northwest at 5 to 10 mph, shifting to the north-northeast in the afternoon. We'll also have a 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m., which will remain through the evening hours.
Tonight, we should see mostly cloudy conditions, with a low around 70 and northeast winds at 5 to 10 mph.
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