Archive - Jun 2013 - News Article
Today, expect partly sunny skies with a high near 91. Winds will be from the east at 5 to 10 mph, and we'll also have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tonight, our precipitation chances increase to 30 percent, mainly after 8pm. Otherwise it will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 72 and southeast winds around 5 mph.
How long are the rain chances in play? Visit weather.gov to find out.
Shown are members of the first place team in the Nolan County Crime Stoppers Golf Tournament including Michael Longoria, Chino DeLeon, Steve Chapman and David Shumaker.
The second place team in the Nolan County Crime Stoppers Golf Tournament included Mark Garcia, Alex Garcia and David Garcia.
The last place team in the Nolan County Crime Stoppers Golf Tournament included team members Jimmy Moses, Pio MuĂ±oz, Nicholas Anthony and Frank Conard.
Find photos on Pages 1 and 2 of today's edition.
The Sweetwater Kiwanis Club and Sweetwater Lake & Marina are coming together to host a Kids Fishing Tournament on Saturday, July 20 at the Lake Sweetwater Boat Ramp.
The event will run from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., with lunch and prizes to follow.
There will be a $5 entry fee per participant, which will cover the costs for lunch, gifts and prizes. Prizes will be awarded for the Biggest Fish, Smallest Fish and Outstanding Angler to the following age groups: 3 to 5 year olds, 6 to 8 year olds, 9 to 12 year olds and 13 to 16 year olds.
This afternoon, we'll see a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Otherwise, it will be mostly sunny with a high near 96 and winds from the south around 15 mph. Gusts will be as high as 25 mph.
Tonight, the rain chances bump up to 50% and we'll have mostly cloudy conditions with a low around 72. Winds will remain from the south at 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.
The 10th Annual Girl Scout Service Unit Pancake Breakfast will be held on Saturday, June 15 at the Lion's Club building, located on the corner of Lamar and Arizona, from 8 to 11 a.m. All proceeds will go to the Girl Scouts of Texas-Oklahoma Plains: Sweetwater Girl Scout Service unit.
The Sweetwater VFW will be having a dance on Friday, June 14 from 8 p.m. to midnight. Entertainment will be provided by Dusty Creek, featuring traditional country music on the dance floor. Call 235-8105 for prices or for more information.
Trinity Baptist Church, located at 1503 Crescent Drive, will have their Vacation Bible School Monday, June 17 through Wednesday, June 19, from 1-4 p.m. each day. The theme is "Kingdom Rock," and is for students in first through sixth grades. On Wednesday there will be a finale celebration from 4-6 p.m. with a water slide and hot dogs. For more information, call the church at 235-2991.
The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting on Thursday for Laundry Express, run by Gwen Boyd and Mechele Campa. Laundry Express is located at 12727 South IH20 in Roscoe, next to Retta Mae's restaurant and is the first business of its kind in Nolan County. The business offers laundry services and uses high quality and environmentally sensitive equipment. Their equipment uses true-steam technology which leaves clothing and other laundered items virtually wrinkle-free.
Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development (SEED), the sales tax entity that is responsible for economic development in Sweetwater, will be hosting a â€śCline Shaleâ€ť public forum for those interested in learning more about the Cline Shale Oil Play and how it affects West Texas.Â
Several bids were opened during Tuesday's Sweetwater City Commission meeting at City Hall, including bids for five lots on two different blocks in the Southside Addition.
The bids for these lots were originally presented at the May meeting, but were rejected. On Tuesday, the unsolicited bids from C.D. Trimble Properties, LLC for lots 6, 9, 10 and 11 of Block 20 and lot 23 on Block 16 were for $2,000 and $500, respectively.