Archive - Feb 6, 2014 - News Article

Authorities busy on snowy day

February 6, 2014

Local authorities were busy on Thursday morning, responding to several calls of wrecks including one on Interstate 20 mile marker 244 when a vehicle rolled over in the west bound lane.
Shown, members of the Sweetwater Fire Department also responded to a vehicle fire in Fisher County. The vehicle was fully involved when firefighters arrived at the scene.
There was nobody in the vehicle when the blaze began and the cause of the fire is unknown.

NCUW gun raffle begins

February 6, 2014

Nolan County United Way along with co-sponsors; Smartt Move, LLC and WETS, Inc. are set to kick off the Nolan County United Way's Third Annual Rattlesnake Round-Up Gun Raffle, benefiting NCUW's nine local agencies and the thousands of Nolan County residents they support.  These agencies are Boy Scouts of America-Texas Trails Council, Cancer Services Network, Gateway Family Services, Girl Scouts-Caprock Council,  Medical Reserve Corp, Sweetwater Back Pack Buddies, SNAP, West Texas Children's Advocacy Center and Women's Resource Center.

Keeping the flu out of Nolan County

February 6, 2014

With the flu season well underway and widespread outbreak across Texas, Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) is taking action to help Nolan County residents prevent infection. Hospital officials are reminding the community that flu shots are available for only $25 and everyone age six months and older should get vaccinated.

Local weather for Thursday

February 6, 2014

Today, snow is likely to fall until noon. Expect mostly cloudy and cold conditions, with a high near 21 and wind chill values between 4 and 14. Winds will be from the north-northeast at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%, with a total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tonight, it will remain mostly cloudy, with a low around 18 and wind chill values between 8 and 13. Winds will be from the north at 5 to 10 mph, becoming southeast after midnight.
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