July 2nd, 2015

Local sports camps schedule

July 2, 2015

Two local sports camps are planned this month.

Sweetwater will go to Col. Station for Texas 7-on-7 football tourney

July 2, 2015

Sweetwater’s second football appearance in the Texas 7-on-7 Championships is set to begin on Thursday at College Station, after punching its ticket several weeks ago by winning a state qualifying tournament in Brock for Division II.
The latter classification is for Class 4A and below public schools as well as smaller private schools.

SHS ends summer program as they prepare students for summer testing

July 2, 2015

The campus principal, assistant principal and office staff hosted a cookout for summer school students to thank them for their hard work and dedication during the summer school program at Sweetwater High School.

Learn more in Friday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

AAA Texas offers tips and Tipsy Tow to prevent DWI on Fourth of July

July 2, 2015

AAA Texas encourages everyone, who is of legal drinking age and who plans to have alcoholic beverages to celebrate Independence Day, to designate a sober driver, call for a cab or ride sharing service, or plan an overnight stay before having their first drink. Also, as a last resort, AAA Texas will offer a free community service called Tipsy Tow which aims to keep drinking drivers off the road. The service will be available from 6 p.m. on Fri., July 3 through 11:59 p.m. on Sat., July 4, 2015.

Read more in Friday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Nolan County Jail, Sheriff’s Office host open house

July 2, 2015

A Masonic cornerstone ceremony and ribbon cutting were held for the Nolan County Jail and Sheriff's Office on Wednesday. Several Nolan County officials gave opening remarks with a ribbon cutting following, sponsored by the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce.

Read more in Thursday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

Local Fourth of July activities planned

July 2, 2015

Nolan County residents will have a wide variety of events to choose from this weekend to celebrate Independence Day.
A fireworks show will return to Sweetwater this year in the form of Lakefest, sponsored by the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce. It will be held at the Lake Sweetwater dam on Friday, July 3, 2015 at 9:30 p.m.

Find the complete list in Thursday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Local weather for Thursday

July 2, 2015

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 92. Winds will be from the south around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Expect mostly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 73 and south-southeast winds at 10 to 15 mph.
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July 1st

VIDEO: Top NBA free agents and where they might end up

July 1, 2015

Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix breaks down where big name NBA free agents like LaMarcus Aldridge, Paul Millsap, Greg Monroe, Danny Green, Tyson Chandler and Rajon Rondo might end up.

VIP Sports Getaway to present all star lineup set to hit Snyder for Fourth of July concert series celebration

July 1, 2015

VIP Sports Getaway is proud to announce International Country Music Star, and Grammy Award winner, Clint Black will be headlining the first annual Fourth of July Concert Series Celebration, on Friday, July 3 at the Coliseum in Snyder, brought to you by Wilson Motors, with Country Music Star Deryl Dodd, Texas Country Music star Phil Hamilton and up and coming Texas County Music artist Zach Edwards.

Learn more in Wednesday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

Board meeting held at RPMH

July 1, 2015

The Nolan County Hospital District board of directors met for its monthly meeting on Monday night at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH).

Get a recap of the meeting in Tuesday's print edition or subscribe to our e-edition.

A federal judge deflated "Deflategate" Thursday, erasing New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-...
Michael Lawrence was named the Sweetwater Mustangs Player of the Week.
Sweetwater’s Kensi Chowning goes up for one of her team-high 13 kills in Tuesday’s non-district...


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