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April 28th, 2012

George M. Meade

April 28, 2012

George G. Meade, 68, of Sweetwater died Thursday, April 26, 2012, at his residence.
He was cremated and no further services are planned at this time.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.

David D. “Heavy” Ford

April 28, 2012

David D. “Heavy” Ford, 49, of Maryneal died Thursday, April 26, 2012.
He was cremated. Funeral services will be held at a later date.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.

Nicholas (Nick) Haden Lee Walker

April 28, 2012

Nicholas (Nick) Haden Lee Walker, age 19, of Sweetwater, Texas passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at Hendrick Medical Center.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at First Baptist Church of Sweetwater with Rev. Eric von Atzigen officiating. Burial will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery.
Nicholas was born on Nov. 9, 1992, in Abilene, Texas. He attended Sweetwater ISD for many years and graduated from Roby High School in 2011. He worked as a ranch hand for China Creek Ranch.

James Melford Vause

April 28, 2012

James Melford Vause, 82, of Sweetwater, Texas passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2012. Funeral services will be on Monday, April 30, 2012, at 11 a.m. at McCoy Chapel of Memories. Military Honors will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery. Rev Paul Collins of Gastonia, North Carolina and Bo Whitaker of Abilene, Texas will be officiating services. Family visitation will be Sunday, April 29, 2012 from 5-7 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home.

Deadline May 1 for NCBR scholarships

April 28, 2012

The Nolan County Board of Realtors is offering to all interested Nolan County graduating seniors, of the Class of 2012, an opportunity to apply for the NCBR annual scholarship. If you are planning to continue your educational experience beyond high school, the NCBR is offering four $500 college scholarships to help you with your expenses.

Hulcy to run for Nolan County Commissioner, Pct. 1

April 28, 2012

Jerry Hulcy, local businessman, has filed to run as a Republican in the upcoming election for Nolan County Commissioner Precinct 1. Jerry and his was Sara own the Dairy Queen in Sweetwater. Jerry has 39 years of business experience. Jerry has lived in Nolan County for 34 years. Jerry and Sara have three children; Renee Carey and husband Clay in Sweetwater, Craig and wife Laurie in La Porte, Texas and Chad and his wife Jennifer in Abilene, Texas. They have six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Jerry attends Lamar Street Baptist Church.

Neugebauer, King to host local meetings

April 28, 2012

Congressman Randy Neugebauer invites the public to have coffee with him from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 3, 2012, at JavaJax, located at 325 Oak Street.
State Representative Susan L. King would like to invite the residents of District 71 to a public town hall meeting on Monday, April 30, at the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce Board Room located at 810 East Broadway in Sweetwater, Texas beginning at 10 a.m. 

Three wrecks within 30 minutes

April 28, 2012

Sweetwater Emergency Services personnel responded to three wrecks, all within 30 minutes of each other, in Nolan County on Friday afternoon, April 27, 2012. According to Sweetwater Assistant Fire chief Chris Kiser, one person was transported to Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital via ambulance after a two car accident occurred on the corner of Broadway and Elm Streets (shown above). One person was in each vehicle.

Range recovery program set for May 8 in Sweetwater

April 28, 2012

SWEETWATER – The Texas AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a rangeland recovery program from 6-8:30 p.m. May 8 in the Nolan County Courthouse’s third floor meeting room.

April 27th

Annual library book sale begins today

April 27, 2012

The Annual County-City Library Book Sale will take place from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, April 27, and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 28 at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex. There will be a brown bag special on Saturday. Books available include fiction, nonfiction, paperback, children’s books, religious books, craft and cookbooks, magazines and special collector’s items. For more information call 235-4978 or go to www.sweetwaterlibrary.org. All proceeds benefit the library.

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