Archive - Jan 14, 2014 - News Article
Sweetwater Mayor Greg Wortham offered an outlook on the oil and gas industry and also noted some upcoming events to attendants of the Cline Shale Alliance luncheon held at the Nolan County Coliseum on Friday.
While the Permian Basin is currently the second-largest oil development in the world, some projections note that the Cline Shale will surpass that. As a result, challenges will be seen and must be ready to be faced.
While no set map has been made of the Cline, already a lot of activity has been seen and a prime opportunity has presented itself for industry leaders.
Trinity Baptist Church is resuming one of their ministries, as the DivorceCare sessions will begin on Thursday evening, January 16.
The class will be held at the church, located on the corner of Hailey and Santa Fe, in the "Encouragers" Sunday School classroom. Attendees are asked to use the Family Life Center entrance.
At the Monday morning meeting of the Nolan County Commissioners, discussion was held on a time capsule for the Nolan County Courthouse.
Precinct 3 Commissioner Tommy White explained that they have been thinking about this project for some time. In order to fill the capsule, citizens are encouraged to bring a small item, such as a coin or business card.
Items can be brought now up until February 28 to Jerry Hunt in the County Judge's office. The size of the time capsule will depend on how many items are submitted.
Today will be sunny with a high near 55. Winds will be breezy with a western wind around 15 to 25 mph. In the afternoon, winds will shift to the north and gusts could get as high as 35 mph.
Expect clear skies tonight, with a low around 28 and northern winds at 5 to 15 mph. After midnight, winds will shift to the west.
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