Archive - Aug 2013 - News Article

August 29th

Sweetwater Reporter to have Weekend Edition

August 29, 2013

Beginning this weekend, the Sweetwater Reporter will change the Sunday edition newspaper to the Weekend Edition newspaper.
Our Weekend Edition will hit the streets sooner on the weekend, by Saturday afternoon, much like the daily newspaper, and will feature a full-color B Section, boasting area sports.
Be sure to grab a copy to get local news and see local faces!

Nolan County hosts WTASWCD meeting

August 29, 2013

Nolan County hosted the West Texas Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts (WTASWCD) meeting in Sweetwater on Tuesday. The group, consisting of members from several west Texas counties, toured the WASP Museum in the morning, then met at the Student Center of Texas State Technical College for lunch and a business meeting. Carol Cain and Sandra Spears led a tour at the WASP Museum and gave a brief history of the women and how they served their country during World War II.

Bid awarded for Coliseum roof

August 29, 2013

A bid was awarded for the construction of the Nolan County Coliseum roof during Monday's meeting of the Nolan County Commissioners.
Three bids were presented at the previous meeting held on August 12 and since that time were reviewed. At the meeting, a representative from one of the companies who submitted a bid, CMG Construction, was in attendance and discussed the construction process.

Two killed in US 84, I-20 wreck

August 29, 2013

Two people were killed in a two-vehicle crash on Friday around 1:23 a.m. on IH-20 at mile marker 238, two miles east of Roscoe in Nolan County.
Vehicles involved included a 2009 Ford four-door vehicle driven by Randy B. Blake III of Alamogordo, N.M. and a 2009 Volvo 18-wheeler, driven by Marsha Marie Bolin of Balch Springs.

Thursday's local forecast

August 29, 2013

Today will be sunny, with a high near 92. Winds will be from the south-southwest around 10 mph.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 72 and southern winds around 10 mph.
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August 28th

SYFL Cheerleaders Spirit Night fundraiser tonight

August 28, 2013

The Sweetwater Youth Football League (SYFL) Cheerleaders will be holding a Spirit Night fundraiser at the Sweetwater Taco Bell on Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. When you order, please mention Spirit Night and a percentage of your bill will be given to the SYFL cheerleaders.

No pre-sale tickets for Mustang football game

August 28, 2013

There will be no pre-sale tickets for the Friday game against Eastland. Tickets may be purchased at the gate. The prices will be $5 for adults and $3 for students at the gate. The ball game will be played in Eastland with kick-off at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 235-8601 ext. 116

Sweetwater Little League Board Meeting tonight

August 28, 2013

There is a Sweetwater Little League Board Meeting that will be held tonight, August 28, at the Sweetwater Middle School in the Choir Room at 8:30 p.m. This is to elect new officers for the upcoming 2014 season. If you are wanting to take an active roll, you are invited to attend tonight to discuss league matters.

Grand Jury indicts 11

August 28, 2013

A Nolan County Grand Jury recently indicted 11 people. Eight of those indictments were sealed. The following cases were true-billed:
Steven Bernard Renfro was indicted for possession of a controlled substance, namely tetrahydrocannabinol, a state jail felony. According to court documents, Renfro possessed less than one gram of the controlled substance on Jan. 10, 2013. His bond was set at $5,000.
Christopher Ray Medina was indicted for burglary of a habitation, a second degree felony. His bond was set at $25,000.

Buzzi Unicem to host ‘Buzzi Bash’ fundraiser for volunteer fire departments

August 28, 2013

Buzzi Unicem USA, Maryneal Cement Plant will be holding a community event that they have named the first annual “Help the Heroes: Buzzi Bash.”
This event will benefit the five volunteer fire departments in Nolan County (Maryneal, Nolan, Blackwell, Roscoe and Lake Sweetwater) with all of the proceeds divided equally among the departments.

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