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July 26th

Sweetwater's weekend weather outlook

July 26, 2013

Today, we'll have a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Otherwise it will be mostly cloudy with a high near 93. Winds will be from the south at 5 to 15 mph, becoming northern in the afternoon.
Mostly cloudy skies remain in the forecast tonight, with a low around 68 and north-northeast winds at 10 to 15 mph.
This weekend, we'll see highs in the low to mid 90s with lows in the low to mid 70s. Winds will be light on Saturday, but jump up to around 20 mph by Sunday evening.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

July 25th

Roscoe Elementary students to meet their teachers

July 25, 2013

Roscoe Elementary School will host the 2013 Meet the Teacher night on Thursday, Aug. 8, at 6 p.m.
The event will begin in the cafeteria where the annual Title I meeting is conducted and faculty and staff will be introduced. Student class assignments will be posted at the cafeteria as well.
Students and parents will be dismissed from the cafeteria to visit their classes and meet their teachers.  Families are asked to bring all school supplies that evening as well.

Update given on Nolan County Courthouse facade

July 25, 2013

The Nolan County Commissioners were given a report on the courthouse façade during the afternoon portion of Monday’s meeting by Turner Construction.
On the north side of the building, the scaffolding has been erected. The entrance on the north side will be accessible to everyone until the west side stairs are completed.

Girls participate in Water Works Underwater LEGO Robotics Camp

July 25, 2013

Eight girls recently participated in the Water Works Underwater LEGO Robotics Camp at Roscoe Collegiate High School. The students built fully submersible robots.
Using a great variety of Lego pieces, their robots become increasingly complex and able to complete sophisticated underwater tasks. In the process, the students gained knowledge in several areas of science, engineering and technology.

County, city amend agreement on Hunter Well Field

July 25, 2013

A couple of action items were presented during the afternoon portion of the Nolan County Commissioners meeting held Monday at the Nolan County Courthouse.
Approval was given to enter into an amended interlocal agreement with the City of Sweetwater for easement on the Hunter Well Field. Sweetwater City Manager Eddie Brown was in attendance to make the presentation.

What you need to know about West Nile Virus

July 25, 2013

The Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department is urging people to take precautions to reduce the risk of contracting West Nile virus, a mosquito-borne illness.
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Local weather for Thursday

July 25, 2013

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 97. Winds will come from the southeast at 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight, expect mostly cloudy skies, with a low around 75 and south-southeast winds around 10 to 15 mph.
Get an early weekend weather preview now at weather.gov.

July 24th

Bridge work to be rescheduled

July 24, 2013

The closure of westbound Interstate 20 will once again be postponed on the US 84 overpass that is currently under construction and the lanes will remain open. Closure was scheduled to allow crews to pour the deck of the new bridge. The closure and work will be rescheduled for a later date. The entire project is expected to be completed by early fall.

Roscoe preparing for school year

July 24, 2013

Roscoe Collegiate Junior High and High School will be having laptop orientation on Friday, Aug. 9, from 1-3 p.m. for all eighth grade students and any new ninth through twelfth grade students.
Seventh through twelfth grade students may pick up their registration packets and schedules Monday, July 29, through Wednesday, July 31, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

Work continues in Sweetwater Business Park

July 24, 2013

Shown is the expansion of Crest Pumping Technologies. They are building a new regional yard for their Chile Shale and Permian Basin East operation. 
Crest Pumping Technologies works in the “down hole” cement process for conventional and hydraulic fractured wells. Crest Pumping Technologies purchased 15 acres in the Sweetwater Business Park located on Interstate 20 near the west entrance to Sweetwater from Select Energy.

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