Archive - Feb 2011 - News Article

February 4th

Rotary Club to welcome special guest

February 4, 2011

J.B. Roberts, the Rotary International Chairman of Hunger Plus, will be making a special presentation on feeding the hungry at a meeting held by the Rotary Club on Monday, Feb. 7, at noon. It will be held at Texas State Technical College Sweetwater campus in the banquet room located north of the cafeteria. Guests are welcome to attend the Monday lunch meeting and hear Roberts' presentation on Hunger Plus.

Two performers this weekend at JavaJax

February 4, 2011

Java Jax is bringing in not just one performer this coming Saturday, but two in the same night. Performing together will be Will T. Massey and fiddler Richard Bowden. This will be their first visit to Java Jax this weekend.
Bowden did not grow up in West Texas. He moved to Lubbock in the 1970s and spent over 10 years in the Lubbock music scene. Bowden played approximately 10 years with the The Main Brothers Band in Lubbock as the fiddler and mandolin player in the group.

Local youth wins calf scramble at Fort Worth Stock Show Rodeo

February 4, 2011

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Elizabeth Rozzlle of Blackwell, a Blackwell FFA student, was among the winners in the Calf Scramble event during the Jan. 30, 7:30 evening performance of the Rodeo at the 115th edition of the legendary Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show. Parents of the winner are Jerry and Laura Rozzlle. Sponsors for Elizabeth's effort are Marty and Mary Martha Richter of Fort Worth.

February 3rd

Highland's Owens plans to resign

February 3, 2011

For the second time in two years, a longtime and highly-successful Nolan County high school football coach is resigning to pursue other ventures.
Highland’s Karry Owens, after building one of the top six-man programs in Texas in 18 years as head coach, confirmed this week he is stepping down at the end of the current school year.
According to Owens, he made the decision last week to resign for personal reasons. While he did not elaborate, he said it was not due to any problems with the school or the administration.

Ludlum Measurements hosts Chamber Coffee

February 3, 2011

Many braved the cold weather on Wednesday to make it to the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce coffee event hosted by Ludlum Measurements. Tours of the building were given to those in attendance.

Howlett welcomed to wind industry in Sweetwater

February 3, 2011

Availon Inc., a wind turbine service provider, has announced the appointment of Nancy Howlett as the sales account manager for Sweetwater, Texas. In this role she will be responsible for Availon’s sales efforts in the West Texas region.

SNCHD encourages residents to get vaccinated against the flu

February 3, 2011

There have been a number of cases of flu in the area, therefore, the Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department (SNCHD) encourages residents to get vaccinated this flu season. Getting vaccinated is the best way to stop the spread of flu. "It's important to get vaccinated now to help keep yourself and your family healthy," stated Linda Kite, SNCHD public promotions coordinator.

SISD schools closed Thursday

February 3, 2011

Due to the continuing cold weather and icy roads, all Sweetwater Independent School District campuses will be closed for the third day on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011.

Rural routes may be delayed

February 3, 2011

Sweetwater Reporter rural routes may see a delay in their paper delivery due to dangerous road conditions this week. Please be patient with this delay. You will receive all missed papers once the roads become safe.

February 2nd

ERCOT continues in EEA LEVEL 3

February 3, 2011

ERCOT continues in EEA LEVEL 3. All load has been restored to areas that were affected by the rolling scheduled outages. ERCOT is still at 3000 Mw's on short supply but generation is still being restored to the system.
Oncor continues to work outages in the service area from other causes. Anyone that is still without power should contact the outage reporting number at 888-313-4747.

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