Archive - Jul 2013 - News Article

July 2nd

Three 18-wheelers wreck near US 84/I-20 bridge

July 2, 2013

Three people were transported from the scene of a wreck on Tuesday morning near the US 84/I-20 bridge that is currently being repaired due to an 18-wheeler wreck that damaged the bridge in September 2012.
Two 18-wheelers were involved in the wreck including one truck carrying beer kegs and another truck carrying Coors Light packages.
On June 18, the driver of an 18-wheeler died after wrecking into the same bridge currently under construction.

Best Western to host Chamber Coffee

July 2, 2013

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Coffee at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 3, at Best Western, located at 300 NW Georgia Ave.
Owned by Dipal Patel and managed by Tanya Axtell, the Sweetwater Best Western offers clean, comfortable rooms at competitive prices, a free hot breakfast, free Wi-Fi, pool, exercise room and truck parking. The hotel was built in 2007 and is run by West Lone Star LTD and has 17 employees.
Best Western was awarded the 2013 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence and received the Best Western Director's Award in 2012.

Tuesday's weather for Sweetwater

July 2, 2013

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 86. Winds will be from the northeast at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 62 and east-northeast winds at 5 to 10 mph. After midnight, they will become southeastern
Learn more now at weather.gov.

July 1st

Big Country Dance held tonight

July 1, 2013

The monthly Big Country Dance will begin at 7:30 p.m. tonight, July 1, at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex on FM 419 North.
Kickin' Kountry will provide the entertainment. For more information, call 235-5488.

Crash kills Roscoe resident

July 1, 2013

One person was killed and one was injured at 12:20 p.m. on Sunday in a two vehicle crash in Nolan County. This crash occurred five miles north west of Roscoe.
Silvia Torres Treviño, 75, of Roscoe, was driving a 2011 Nissan east on U.S. Highway 84. Richard Anthony Ginn, 50, of Lubbock, was driving a 2004 Ford pickup west on U.S. 84. The Nissan crossed the center stripe and struck the Ford pickup head-on. 

McDonald’s re-opens in Sweetwater

July 1, 2013

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce gave the newly built McDonald's restaurant a warm welcome back to the community with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Sunday, June 30, the afternoon before the restaurant's midnight opening to the public.
Shown above are Grimace, Tom Henderson, Lita McEachern, Casey Taggart, Kristi Taggart, Brody Frieda, Brian Frieda, Ken Taggart, Greg Wortham, Stormie Aven, Larry McEachern, Gil Cherry, Terry Pittman, Aida Pantoja, Hamburglar, Janis McDowell, Don King, Doug Sitter, John Owens, Jeremy Williams, Dave Schnoor and Patrick Piehl.

Monday's weather in Sweetwater

July 1, 2013

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 87. Winds will be from the north at 10 mph, and we'll also have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 63 and northern winds at 5 to 10 mph. After midnight winds will become eastern.
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