Archive - Sep 2013 - News Article
Today will be sunny with a high near 91. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 62 and south-southwest winds around 5 mph. Winds will shift to the west after midnight.
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Sweetwater High School senior Megan Carney was crowned the 2013 Homecoming Queen during halftime of Friday nightâ€™s football game. She is the daughter of James Carney and Bryan and Tricia Gregory. She was escorted by Max Gomez.
Shale Show 2013 will take place Tuesday-Wednesday, Oct. 1-2 at the Nolan County Coliseum in Sweetwaterâ€™s Newman Park. Shale Show is the inaugural version of an energy technology showcase, business networking, and information sharing event that will be held in every odd-numbered year in Sweetwater, in the heart of the Cline Shale and America's Energy Solutions Region.
Shale Show is open free to the oil and gas industry, regional leaders and businesses, and to the general public. A very limited number of indoor and outdoor display spaces are still available for a fee.
The Kid Scoop page, a weekly feature of the Sweetwater Reporter, is a child-friendly tool that teaches kids about English, science, history and other subjects. The page is used as part of the NIE program (Newspapers in Education), which allows students to have access to the local newspaper in the classroom.
NIE is provided to local students through the sponsorship of several local businesses. But the top of the Kid Scoop page lists its sponsor â€” the family of Chad Lindsey.
The Nolan County United Way (NCUW) is set to kick off their 2013-2014 campaign, "United We Are STRONG," this coming week, Sept. 23-27.
During that week, agency representatives and board members will be visiting with area businesses asking for their support as well as thanking the many loyal contributors that helped raise over $70,000 this past year.
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Itâ€™s homecoming weekend in Sweetwater. Graduates from all years will gather in town, have parties, reminisce and enjoy each otherâ€™s company once again. (By the way, it is true, the older you get the better you were.) There will be a parade, kids will enjoy candy and then Sweetwater will take on Wall High School. GO MUSTANGS! It will be a great weekend of fun and festivities for all.
First Baptist Church Sweetwater welcomes Buckner Internationalâ€™s President and CEO, Albert Reyes, as their guest speaker at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 22 in the church sanctuary located at 213 East Third Street.
Three people recently entered guilty pleas during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings.
Two people were transported to Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital on Thursday between 11 a.m. and noon after a wreck occurred along the US 84 Interstate 20 split, just east of the bridge in the west bound lanes.
One patient was in stable condition and the other was in guarded condition at the time of their transport by Sweetwater emergency services.Â The driver of a Chevrolet truck pulling a van lost control on the rain slicked road and struck the guardrail.
The Sweetwater Fire Department received a call on Thursday afternoon from a person driving a train.
The caller stated that smoke was coming out of the back car, the engine and that flames were shooting out the side of the train car. The train had stopped to change crews when the engine had shut off and the car that was on fire stopped over the Musgrove overpass.
Firefighters worked with engineers and company members to extinguish the blaze. Hydraulic oil caught the west bound train on fire.