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Nolan County service awards presented

January 28, 2014

Several county employees received service awards at Monday's meeting of the Nolan County Commissioners.
Pictured are Luciano Chavez, Sheriff's Department Jailer; Michael Lotzenhiser, Sheriff's Department Jailer; Jennifer Underwood, Justice of the Peace-Civil Clerk; and Marie Torrez-Veteran's Service Secretary receiving their five-year service award.
Mary Margaret Cox, the District Court Reporter, received her ten-year county service award during the meeting on Monday.

County moves forward to apply for TxDOT grant

January 28, 2014

Nolan County continues to move forward with the process of applying for a grant from TxDOT (Texas Department of Transportation) for county roads damaged by the exploration, development or production of oil or gas, as some discussion was held at Monday morning's county commissioners meeting.
The supplemental road report from Precinct 4 was received and approved, which cited two additional roads which were already listed on the project list. Brief dialogue was also exchanged on possible county energy transportation reinvestment zones.

January proclaimed School Board Appreciation Month

January 28, 2014

At the January meeting of the Sweetwater ISD (Independent School District) Board of Trustees, a proclamation was presented by Sweetwater Mayor Greg Wortham declaring January as School Board Appreciation Month.
The document explained the role of a school board member, whose commitment to children in becoming successful learners comes about by tailoring education to a child's individual needs. By working closely with parents, educational professionals and other community members, school board members have the responsibility of ensuring a foundational structure for the school system.

Local weather for Tuesday

January 28, 2014

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 34. Wind chill values will be between 6 and 16, with a north-northeast wind around 10 to 15 mph.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 16 and wind chill values between 6 and 11. Winds will be light and variable, shifting to the south-southwest at 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
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