Archive - Feb 28, 2014 - News Article
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According to an article, Henry Ford asked some engineers to box the transmissions for his Model-T Fords in certain sized boxes. He gave meticulous dimensions and material instructions for these boxes.Â The builders were confused, but they did as they were told.Â
When the transmissions were delivered, the factory workers took apart the boxes and used them for the floorboards!Â Mr. Ford was thinking ahead!Â
On Thursday morning, Feb. 27, 2014, at about 10:07 a.m., Deputy Duwon Sterling with the Nolan County Sheriff's Office responded to a call of someone burning trash or debris at 125 Loop 170, also known as Avenger Field Road inside the city limits of Sweetwater.
The Sweetwater High School baseball team held a brief ceremony on Thursday to honor Wes Bishop, the former director of physical therapy at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital, who died last October.
Bishopâ€™s wife Margaret came out to throw the first pitch prior to the Mustangsâ€™ game against Pampa, before receiving a baseball autographed by members of the team.
This yearâ€™s annual Wood Bat Classic was renamed the Wes Bishop Wood Bat Classic, honoring a man who made numerous contributions to Sweetwaterâ€™s baseball program and was also a youth baseball coach here for 20 years.
Today will be sunny, with a high near 83 and breezy winds from the west at 15 to 25 mph. Gusts will get as high as 35 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 50 and southern winds at 10 to 15 mph.
For the weekend, we'll warm up again on Saturday, but a wind shift from the north on Saturday night will result in a high near 49 on Sunday. Sunday night's low will be below freezing.
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