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November 12th

Livestock and pasture health workshop this week

November 12, 2013

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:
• How Grass Really Grows (Range Management Considerations) — Dr. Ron Sosebee;
• Rainfall Recharge — Dr. Alyson McDonald, AgriLife Extension Service;
• Brush Control Update – Dr. Charlie Hart, Dow;
• Re-stocking your Operation — Dr. Bruce Carpenter, AgriLife Extension Service;

Veterans honored at Nolan Nursing

November 12, 2013

Nolan Nursing and Rehab in Sweetwater honored their Veterans with an awards plaque ceremony.
Patriotic music and a special reading of original Veterans Day 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.

Tuesday's forecast for Sweetwater

November 12, 2013

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.
Learn more at weather.gov.

November 11th

State Farm office to host free seminars Tuesday and Thursday

November 11, 2013

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.

Flag raising at VFW

November 11, 2013

The Sweetwater VFW Post 2479 Nolan County Honor Guard hosted its annual Veterans’ 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.

Local Veteran assists family of lost shipmate

November 11, 2013

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.

WASP Museum hosts 5K run

November 11, 2013

The WASP Museum (Women’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.

Local Veteran's Day forecast

November 11, 2013

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.
Learn more at weather.gov.

November 8th

Hunt running for District Clerk

November 8, 2013

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.

Locklar running for Nolan County Commissioner, Precinct 2

November 8, 2013

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.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 19 Football Sweetwater varsity will host Snyder, 7:30 p.m. Roscoe varsity will play...
Today’s 7:30 p.m. match-up between Sweetwater and Snyder won’t affect either team’s playoff chances...
Sweetwater’s tennis team begins its fall district season by hosting Big Spring star-ting at 9 a.m....

 

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