Archive - 2013 - News Article
NOLAN COUNTY â€“ Construction on the US 84 overpass at westbound I-20 in Nolan County is now complete. The bridge has been opened to traffic. Drivers are urged to use caution in the area today as crews finish removing signs and barricades.
Expect sunny skies today with a high near 92. Winds will be breezy and from the south-southwest at 15 to 20 mph.
Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 66 and south-southeast winds at 10 to 15 mph.
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County Commissioners held a meeting on Monday afternoon with representatives of Turner Construction and Wiginton Hooker Jeffry Architects (WHJ) to discuss the continuing construction on the Nolan County Courthouse and new jail/Sheriff's office.
Many students gathered this morning at Sweetwater High School for the annual See You At The Pole (SYATP) event.
Each year, more than three million students from all over the world participate in See You at the Pole.
A proposal for a modernization project for the Buzzi Unicem plant in Maryneal was presented to two groups on Monday--the Nolan County Commissioners and the board of directors of the Nolan County Hospital District (NCHD).
The presentation offered a recap of the previous project in Maryneal, an update on the industry as a whole, a group overview of Buzzi Unicem USA, the current status of the plant, and the proposed project.
A groundbreaking ceremony took place Tuesday morning at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital for their new Cardiac Rehabilitation Center.
Hospital Board members Kirby Andrews, Steve Holcomb, Jose Villafranca, Vickie May and Cheyenne Smith, along with Donna Boatright, Hospital Administrator, and Wes Stafford, Director of Cardiac Rehab, threw the first shovelful of dirt with golden shovels to mark the occasion.
Hospital Department Managers, Chamber of Commerce members and community members attended the ceremony as well.
Today will be sunny with a high near 89. Winds will be from the south around 10 mph.
Expect clear conditions tonight, with a low around 66 and south-southeast winds around 10 mph.
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Ticket pre-sales for Friday's game against Breckenridge will be on sale between Wednesday through Friday.
The ball game will be played in Sweetwater with kick-off at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 235-8601 ext. 116.
Two people received prison terms after entering pleas during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings on Monday.
Two Sweetwater ISD (Independent School District) campuses were recognized at the recent school board meeting for obtaining an Academic Achievement Award.
East Ridge Elementary was honored in Reading/ELA (English-Language Arts), while Sweetwater Middle School earned the award for Mathematics.
Pictured, representing East Ridge at the meeting were principal Vicki Mayberry, along with teachers Andrea Barkley, Lisa Sorrells and Tammy Mulanax.