Archive - 2013 - News Article
The Southern Rolling Plains Range Workshop on livestock and pasture health will take place in Sweetwater this week. The event will take place on Thursday at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex. Registration will be from 8-9 a.m.
The following is a schedule for the event:
â€˘ How Grass Really Grows (Range Management Considerations) â€” Dr. Ron Sosebee;
â€˘ Rainfall Recharge â€” Dr. Alyson McDonald, AgriLife Extension Service;
â€˘ Brush Control Update â€“ Dr. Charlie Hart, Dow;
â€˘ Re-stocking your Operation â€” Dr. Bruce Carpenter, AgriLife Extension Service;
Nolan Nursing and Rehab in Sweetwater honored their Veterans with an awards plaque ceremony.
Patriotic music and a special reading of original Veterans DayÂ poetry was recited by Lenore Rakes.
Pictured from left to right are Avon Shaffer, Billy Brice, John Jordan, Elroy Butler, Eddie Pesina and Lenore Rakes.
Before 11 a.m. this morning, we'll see patchy fog and have a chance of drizzle. Otherwise, expect partly sunny skies with a high near 41 and breezy conditions from the north at 10 to 20 mph.
Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 28 and northern winds at 5 to 10 mph. After midnight, winds will become light and variable.
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Doug Sitter State Farm, located at 208 Lamar Street in Sweetwater, will be hosting two free seminars this week. "With so many changes right now in health care we wanted to offer some information on what the future holds and how we can help," said Doug Sitter, State Farm agent.
The Sweetwater VFW Post 2479 Nolan County Honor Guard hosted its annual Veteransâ€™ Day flag-raising ceremonies honoring all veterans on Monday morning.
Coffee and donuts were served starting at 6:15 a.m. and the flag raising took place at 6:30 a.m. Judge Tim Fambrough was the guest speaker.
Shown are Tommy Millett, Doc Pietzsch, Lowell Corley, Richard Posey and Lionel Mendez during the ceremony.
On this Veterans' Day, we take time to remember all the men and women who serve and continue to serve our nation in the name of freedom. While their bond is strong during combat, the unity remains years later, as one local veteran proved that to assist one family in learning the full story of a family member lost during World War II.
The WASP Museum (Womenâ€™s Air Service Pilots) hosted runners of all ages Saturday afternoon for their annual Run for the WASP. The WASP run is an annul fundraiser benefitting the museum and honoring the women who served as WASPs.
Men and women competed in a 5K run, while others could walk a mile to show support.
Today's weather will be partly sunny with a high near 68. Winds will be from the south at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect increasing clouds to come into the area, with a low around 38 and south-southeast winds at 5 to 15 mph. Winds will shift to the north-northeast after midnight, and we'll also see a 20% chance of rain after that time.
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Jerry Hunt recently announced her candidacy for the office of District Clerk. A longtime resident of Nolan County, she has over ten years' experience working with local attorneys. The last fourteen years have been spent as the assistant to Judge Tim Fambrough and the Commissioners' Court. As a result, she has a unique understanding of the work of the District Clerk's office, its place in the legal system, and the courthouse.
Terry Locklar announ-ced his candidacy for office of Nolan County Commissioner, Precinct 2 on Thursday, November 7, 2013.
A resident of Nolan County since 1989, he has over eight years experience working as county commissioner. As a result, he has the knowledge it takes to work as a Nolan County Commissioner and the understanding of the Courthouse and the offices within.