July 18th, 2014
The second and final performance of Black Comedy will be held tonight, July 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium.
The charity play event will be performed by students, graduates, and community members from the Sweetwater and Highland areas. Proceeds from the event will go towards the restoration of the Municipal Auditorium.
For ticket prices and more information, please call Katy Fullwood at 325-436-1510.
Several clothing events are lined up for Saturday, July 19.
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.
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Plane Crashes Near The Border Of Ukraine (actual crash footage)
The B-29 Superfortress, Boeingâ€™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, Boeingâ€™s renowned test pilot Edmund T.
Devon Energy Corporation recently made a donation of $1,000 to the Sweetwater Fire Department.Â The letter attached to the check reads in part, â€śDevon 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.Â In support of this philosophy we are proud to enclose $1,000 as a contribution to the City of Sweetwater Fire Department.â€ť
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, 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.
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.
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.
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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.