Archive - Feb 12, 2014 - News Article

Author speaks at Library

February 12, 2014

Best-selling author Pamela Fagan Hutchins, along with her husband Eric, visited the County-City Library yesterday to discuss her book Saving Grace during the Let's Talk Books monthly book club meeting.
Hutchins is an employment attorney and workplace investigator when she is not writing women's fiction mysteries and humorous nonfiction.

Former editor dies at age 90

February 12, 2014

Lt. Col. Ret. Charles William "Larry" Lawrence, Sr., 90, of Sweetwater died Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at Nolan Nursing and Rehab.
Known to many as "Colonel Larry" Lawrence was editor at the Sweetwater Reporter from 1957-1960, also serving at several other newspapers. He is most know for his military service and military coverage as a newspaperman.

Man jailed for sexual assault

February 12, 2014

Several have recently entered pleas during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings.
Gary Lynn Thomas pleaded guilty to sexual assault, a second degree felony. Thomas was sentenced to eight years confinement in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and was also ordered to pay a $500 fine, $782 in court costs and $2,100 in attorney's fees. He will also have to register as a sex offender. Thomas will receive 292 days credit towards his sentence for time already served in jail.

Wednesday's local forecast

February 12, 2014

Today will be sunny, with a high near 54 and wind chill values between 18 and 28 early. Winds will be from the west-southwest around 10 mph, becoming north in the afternoon.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 33 and northern winds at 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.
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