Archive - 2014 - News Article

September 11th

VIDEO: Obamas, Americans Remember Victims of 9/11 Attacks

September 11, 2014

Sept. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg News takes you to the south lawn of the White House and Lower Manhattan as President Barack Obama, Vice President Joseph Biden, and First Lady Michelle Obama join Americans in observance of a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims of the 9/11 terror attacks 13 years ago today. 

DHRD to host bout Saturday

September 11, 2014

The Mustang Sallies will once again take to the track in their third home bout of the season against the West Texas Roller Dollz on Saturday, Sept. 13. The doors will open at 6 p.m. and the action starts at 7 p.m. at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex.

See the full story in Thursday's print edition.

FUMC to host Bingo night for community

September 11, 2014

This Saturday, from 6-8 p.m., First United Methodist Church will be hosting a Community Bingo Night in their fellowship hall.
The event is completely free, and is open to everyone in the community.

See the full story in Thursday's print edition.

Bark For Life to team up with Make a Wish Foundation Saturday

September 11, 2014

Relay for Life of Nolan County is once again holding "Bark for Life" from 9-11 a.m. at Newman Park on Saturday, Sept. 13.
According to event organizer Cindy Hamlin, Bark For Life will team up with the Make a Wish Foundation, as there will be a parade and party for local first grader Randy Rodriguez at Newman Park beginning at 10 a.m. They will be collecting gifts for Randy and will present the gifts to him at the event. For those wishing to give a gift, contact Hamlin at 725-7615.

Homecoming events set for Friday in Sweetwater

September 11, 2014

At 2 p.m. the Sweetwater High School Exes Tea will take place in the Sweetwater High School cafeteria.
At 3 p.m. SHS alumni can cheer on the Mustangs before the game at the pep rally in the Sweetwater High School gym.
There will be a parade at 4:30 p.m.

Get all the details on Homecoming activities in Thursday's print edition.

Man shot after firing at trooper

September 11, 2014

ROSCOE — Law enforcement officers are investigating a shooting which occurred Wednesday afternoon on Highway 84 near Roscoe, according to Frederick Biddle, a DPS trooper.

See the full story in Thursday's print edition.

Roscoe students participate in mock trial

September 11, 2014

The ninth grade ELA class at Roscoe Collegiate High School, taught by Kelly Jo Sexton, held a mock trial on Tuesday morning at the Nolan County Courthouse, which stemmed from their study of the short story "The Most Dangerous Game."

See the full story and more photos in Thursday's print edition, in our Roscoe page.

Thirteen years later: Remembering 9/11

September 11, 2014

Thirteen years ago on this day, America came under attack by terrorist forces. Tuesday, September 11, 2001 would be forever remembered as a day full of sorrow and senselessness when almost 3,000 lives were lost at the Twin Towers in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C, and a field in rural Pennsylvania.

Thursday's local events

September 11, 2014

Today, September 11, a free cholesterol screening, sponsored by Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital, will take place from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at the Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department, located at 301 E. 12th Street in Sweetwater.
Also, Story Hour at the County-City Library for parents and their children will be at 10:45 a.m.
Library staff will lead the parents and children in stories and songs. Call 235-4978 for more information or go to www.sweetwaterlibrary.org.

Sweetwater's weather for Thursday

September 11, 2014

Today, we'll have a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Expect cloudy skies and a high near 82, with northeast winds around 10 mph.
A 60% chance of showers and thunderstorms are likely tonight, with cloudy conditions and a low around 66. Winds will be from the east-northeast at 5 to 10 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

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