August 19th, 2014
Sweetwaterâ€™s Hunter Mobley scores a touchdown in Fridayâ€™s scrimmage after catching a pass. Sweetwater hosts Clyde this Thursday when the Mustangs play their final scrimmage.
Today will be mostly cloudy with a high near 93. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph, and we'll also have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Expect to see mostly cloudy skies again tonight, with a low around 72 and southern winds remaining at 10 to 15 mph.
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Sports Illustrated's Andy Staples and Pete Thamel analyze the Big 12 entering the 2014 season.
Texas Governor Rick Perry has called a special election for Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, to fill the unexpired term of Texas State Senate District 28 seat, vacated by Sen. Robert Duncan.
Those running for the position are former Texas Tech Vice Chancellor Jodey Arrington, Wolfforth resident Epifanio Garza, former Sweetwater Mayor Greg Wortham and State Rep. Charles Perry, R-Lubbock.
The County Clerk's Office wants to remind voters that the September election is special-called. The regular general election will still be held on Tuesday, Nov. 4.
Brookshireâ€™s grocery store was recently presented with a plaque in appreciation for their contributions to the Roscoe American Legion Post #227.
Shown are Donnie Willman, Commander of the Roscoe American Legion; Ricky Cunningham, Sweetwater Brookshireâ€™s store director; and Keith Willman with the Roscoe American Legion.
Tens of thousands of individuals across the U.S. die each year as a result of illnesses preventable through widely available vaccinations. As National Immunization Awareness Month is celebrated during August, Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) is urging parents and guardians to ensure children â€” and the entire family for that matter â€” are up-to-date with important immunizations before the popular back-to-school rush.
The Sweetwater Community Captains hosted a school supply drive over the weekend. Shown are Heidi Schlemmer, Lesleigh Hodges, Marquees Jenkins, Andrew Davis and Nemesis Armstead.
The supplies will be donated to students in local schools.
Services for Malcolm "Mike" Milligan, 85, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, are pending. He was a resident of Fisher County.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. â€” Former Sweetwater High School athlete Joe Banyard, who now plays for the NFLâ€™s Minnesota Vikings, was his teamâ€™s leading rusher in a 30-28 come-from-behind preseason win over the Arizona Cardinals on Sat-urday.
Tonight, August 18, the Nolan County Chapter 2209 of AARP will meet at the SNAP building at 6:30 p.m. A business meeting and music program will be presented.
A meal of sandwiches, chips, dips and ice cream will be served. Please come and bring a dish.