January 12th, 2015

VIDEO: Garrett: Cowboys loss 'wasn't about officiating'

January 12, 2015

Jason Garrett on the controversial overturned call.

January 9th

One arrest made for alleged possession

January 10, 2015

At least one arrest was made by Sweetwater P.D. Saturday at approximately 11:15 p.m. for alleged methamphetamine possession.

Sweetwater Police Officer Cory Stroman said that as a result of the stop, one subject — whose name has not been released — will likely be booked on possession charges after a white substance recovered from the vehicle matching the properties of methamphetamine was identified.

The arrest took place at the 100 block of W. 3rd street.

Two other subjects were questioned and subsequently released, pending further investigation.

Trinity Baptist launches life groups, marriage ministry and Divorce Care

January 9, 2015

The following churches are highlighted in this week's Religion page: Aglow International Sweetwater Community Lighthouse, Avondale Baptist Church, Broadway Baptist Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, Lamar Street Baptist Church, Rhema Valley Family Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (The Mormons), and Trinity Baptist Church.

Learn more in Friday's edition.

TxDOT’s pre-treating priority roadways in preparation for this week’s expected winter weather

January 9, 2015

ABILENE – In preparation for this week’s expected winter weather, TxDOT’s Abilene district is pre-treating priority roadways in an effort to reduce potential ice accumulation that could cause hazardous driving conditions.

Read more in Friday's edition.

AAA Texas offers tips for safe driving during winter weather conditions

January 9, 2015

With potential for various winter weather conditions in Texas this weekend it is important to remember many Texans are inexperienced when it comes to driving in wet or icy conditions. To prevent dangerous crashes this winter, AAA Texas suggests the following tips:

Read more in Friday's edition.

Sweetwater Reporter hosts Chamber Coffee

January 9, 2015

The Sweetwater Reporter hosted this month’s Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce coffee event on Wednesday. Many Chamber members filled the office and enjoyed a winter spread catered by Janice Boil, owner of Bee’s Décor of Sweetwater. Certificates were also given to Newspaper in Education (NIE) sponsors in attendance.

See more photos inside Friday's edition.

Bitter Creek Water customers urged to boil water

January 9, 2015

Bitter Creek Water Supply issued a press release Tuesday instructing its customers to boil water before using it for human consumption.

Read more in Friday's edition.

City provides containers for limbs and brush

January 9, 2015

The City of Sweetwater has placed two large containers for limbs and brush only that fell during the recent ice storm. These are located at Fraley Park and Newman Park. The City asks the residents not put trash in these containers and to not put limbs in allies. The drop off center as well as City Landfill are available.

S’water girls host Snyder in 2-4A tipoff

January 9, 2015

The Sweetwater girls basketball team hosts Snyder to begin District 2-4A play at 6:30 p.m. today.
Sweetwater’s boys, mean-while, travel to Monahans for a non-district game that tips off at 6:30 p.m. The girls’ game was moved back to its original time after be-ing switched to 5 p.m. ear-lier this week due to worries about bad weather coming to the area.

Read more in Friday's edition in Sports.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Things to Know for Today

January 9, 2015

Some of the stories that will be talked about today: House Republicans are on track to pass legislation to authorize the construction of the contentious Keystone XL oil pipeline. It's still not immediately clear even within the Obama administration whether rogue hackers or other governments disrupted North Korea's networks last month. Obama administration officials are not providing any details about the proposal to give every American student two years of community college for free... no word on where the money would come to pay for it.

MONDAY, JAN. 26 Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ girls will host Lamesa, 5 and 6:15 p.m....
BIG SPRING — The Sweetwater girls basketball team managed to stay close in the first half against...
BIG SPRING — A one-point lead at halftime disappeared for Sweetwater when it played at Big Spring...


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