Archive - Jan 24, 2014 - News Article
Nolan County Crime Stoppers has announced this week's Crime of the Week.
The Sixth Annual Transmission Summit was held at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex this week.
Over 100 people were registered. The Summit is hosted and sponsored by the Texas Wind Energy Clearinghouse.
The ONCOR presentation talked about the issues West Texas would have without the CREZ expansion. Mr. Collin Martin with ONCOR mentioned that their business has increased 20% year over year.
It is mainly due to the growth of the oil and gas industry and the related support service and manufacturing industry.
Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) crews in the Brownwood District worked overnight to clear snow and ice from roads and bridges. Although conditions have improved, some counties are reporting patches of black ice. McCulloch, San Saba, Mills and Lampasas Counties were most affected by the storm, and drivers should be cautious if traveling in these areas.
All areas of the Abilene District are reporting dry roads.
Icy conditions are affecting other regions of the state. Drivers are strongly encouraged to check road conditions before deciding to travel this morning.
Lionel Mendez, VFW Post 2479 Commander is shown presenting a check to Judy Leighow, Service Unit Manager with the Girl Scouts of America.
Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 45, with wind chill values between 7 and 17 early in the morning. Winds will be from the southwest at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 30 and southwestern winds at 10 to 15 mph.
This weekend, we'll see highs in the upper 60s/low 70s, with lows in the mid 30s/low 40s. Wind direction will vary throughout the weekend, ranging from 5 to 15 mph.
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