Archive - 2014 - News Article

November 19th

Bob Livingston, Walt Wilkins and others headline Third Annual West Texas and Beyond Revue

November 19, 2014

The Sweetwater Texas Theatre Acquisition & Renovation (STTAR) board of directors announces the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium as the location for this year’s Third Annual West Texas & Beyond Revue, hosted by Texas Music Ambassador Bob Livingston. The live music extravaganza will be held on Saturday evening, Nov. 22.

Read more in Wednesday's edition.

SHS sets high goal for 2014 Goodfellows Food Drive

November 19, 2014

Sweetwater High School announced that the students will try to collect more than 1,000 cans for the 2014 Sweetwater Goodfellows Canned Food Drive. The school effort is being spearheaded by teacher Jamie Ince.

Learn more in Wednesday's edition.

Ribbon cutting held at Courthouse

November 19, 2014

A Masonic cornerstone ceremony and ribbon cutting were held for the Nolan County Courthouse on Tuesday afternoon. Shown are Precinct 4 Commissioner Tony Lara, Precinct 3 Commissioner Tommy White, Past Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Texas Graham Childress, County Judge Tim Fambrough, Precinct 1 Commissioner Terry Willman and Precinct 2 Commissioner Terry Locklar.

Local events for Wednesday

November 19, 2014

Today, November 19, the Adult Literacy/ESL class will meet at the County-City Library at 9:30 a.m.
Instructors will help you learn to read, improve your reading skills, improve your English skills or help you read to your children. There will be no Adult Literacy/ESL class on Wednesday, November 26.
Also, Home School Story Hour will be at the County-City Library from 2:00-3:00 p.m. Library staff will provide stories and activities for the children.
Home School Story Hour is held every third Wednesday of the month. Call 235-4978 for more information.

Wednesday's local weather

November 19, 2014

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 60. Winds will be from the west-southwest at 5 to 15 mph, becoming north in the afternoon.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 38 and north-northeast winds around 5 mph. After midnight, winds will become calm.
Learn more at weather.gov.

November 18th

Sweetwater first grader passes away

November 18, 2014

The little boy who captured Sweetwater's heart has died.
Randy Alexander Anthony Rodriguez, the six-year-old first grader at Sweetwater ISD, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. Rodriguez had been diagnosed with a terminal brain tumor and had been under hospice care.

Read more in Tuesday's edition.

WASP Museum hosts 5K run

November 18, 2014

The National WASP WWII Museum hosted runners of all ages Saturday afternoon for the fifth annual Run for the WASP. The WASP run is an annual fundraiser benefitting the museum and honoring the women who served as WASPs.
Men and women competed in a 5K run, while others could walk a mile to show support.

Get all the details in Tuesday's edition.

SHS plans second community pep rally

November 18, 2014

Sweetwater High School announced that they will host a community-wide pep rally Thursday, Nov. 20, at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium.
The theme for Thursday's pep rally will be "Black Out." The school requested that attendees wear black clothing and bring glow sticks and flashlights to the pep rally.

Learn more in Tuesday's edition.

Tuesday's local events

November 18, 2014

Today, November 18, the Jury called in the 32nd Judicial District Court has been cancelled.
Also, tonight at 6 p.m. in the SIS Cafetorium, Kathy Hale and Kristie O'Dell-Farias from Region 14 ESC will be presenting on how Math TEKS in Texas have changed and what it means.
This presentation is for parents with students in Kindergarten through eighth grade. There will be refreshments and a drawing for $50 iPad scholarships.

Local forecast for Tuesday

November 18, 2014

Today will be sunny with a high near 51. Wind chill values will be between 17 and 27 early on, with south-southwest winds at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 33 and south-southwest wind at 10 to 15 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

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