Archive - 2014 - News Article

October 13th

VIDEO: Ebola - Everything You Need to Know in 94 Seconds

October 13, 2014

Sweetest Day in Sweetwater

October 13, 2014

Many area residents spent the afternoon in Newman Park on Saturday for Sweetwater’s Sweetest Day celebration. Shown are Buzzy Orange and Lillie Syracuse performing at the event.

See many more photos from Sweetwater's Sweetest Day celebration in our Monday edition.

New jail to ease law enforcement, taxpayer burdens

October 13, 2014

It's been a long process with several delays along the way, but Sheriff David Warren said recently in an interview with the Reporter that the new jail, when completed in May 2015, will ease a lot of burdens for both his staff and the taxpayers who funded the project.
The main issue: the current jail located at the Nolan County Courthouse was simply too small to house the amount of prisoners the county needs, according to Sheriff David Warren.

See the full story in our weekend edition.

AgriLife Extension sets Oct. 14 farm bill decision making program in Roscoe

October 13, 2014

ROSCOE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will offer a free farm bill decision-aid program for producers from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at the Roscoe Coop Gin in Roscoe.

See the full story in our weekend edition.

October 10th

VIDEO: Best Seasonal Produce for Fall

October 10, 2014

Summer may be over, but there are a few flavorful fruits and veggies that may get you excited for the Fall season! Krystin Goodwin (@Krystingoodwin) has a few of the best harvested produce to inspire you to get cooking this season!

Fall festivals, trunk or treat events announced

October 10, 2014

The following churches are featured in this week's Religion section: Aglow International Sweetwater Community Lighthouse, Avondale Baptist Church, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, Faith Harvest Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, Lamar Street Baptist Church, and Trinity Baptist Church.

Learn more in Friday's print edition.

Grant approved for SISD, Municipal Auditorium autumn arts presentations

October 10, 2014

Sweetwater resident Mila Gibson, governor-appointed Commissioner for Texas Commission on the Arts, recently returned from a TCA meeting in Austin where Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium and Sweetwater Independent School District each received approval for grant funding for autumn arts presentations.

Learn more in Friday's print edition.

Sweetwater Softball Church League in its third year

October 10, 2014

One person's desire for a family-friendly function has grown into a community-wide gathering.
For the past three years, the Sweetwater Softball Church League has met on Tuesdays starting in August at the high school softball fields. The league was started by Todd Henderson, a member of Emmanuel Fellowship Church.

Read more in Friday's print edition.

Fuller Foods to sponsor Fourth Annual BBQ-ing in the Wind Steak Cook-Off

October 10, 2014

The Fourth Annual "BBQ-ing in the Wind" Steak Cook Off will be held on Saturday, Oct. 18, in Roscoe during the West Texas Wind Festival. The event is sponsored by Fuller Food in Colorado City.
For more information on the Fourth Annual Steak Cook-Off, contact Armstrong at 325-235-4110.

Read more in Friday's print edition.

Local weekend events

October 10, 2014

Today, October 10, SISD will have an Early Release Day. The time schedule is as follows: J.P. Cowen and Southeast Elementary — 12:15 p.m.; East Ridge Elementary — 12:20 p.m.; Sweetwater High School — 12:50 p.m.; Sweetwater Intermediate — 12:55 p.m.; and Sweetwater Middle School — 1 p.m. Dismissal time for employees will be 1:15 p.m.
Tonight, the Roscoe Plowgirl Athletic Program will have a stuffed baked potato supper before the game against Baird from 4:30-7 p.m. in the Roscoe Collegiate ISD Cafetorium.

THURSDAY, OCT. 30 Football Sweetwater freshmen will host Pecos, 5 p.m. Sweetwater JV will host...
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