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January 28th, 2015

TNB recognizes Heredia with True Texan Award

January 28, 2015

The True Texan Award is a quarterly award given to Texas National Bank team members who take pride in their work, do what’s best for the team and always put the customer first. Award recipients are given an extra paid day of vacation and a small cash prize. The True Texan for the fourth quarter 2014 is Martha Heredia (shown).

Wednesday's local weather

January 28, 2015

Today will be sunny with a high near 79. Winds will be from the southwest at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 48 and southwest winds at 5 to 10 mph. After midnight, winds will switch to the northwest.
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January 27th

Texas Farmers Union's to host 113th annual state convention

January 27, 2015

Texas Farmers Union announces the 113th State Convention Jan. 30-31, 2015 at the MCM Elegante, 4250 Ridgemont Drive, Abilene 79606. The opening session of the convention will begin at 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30. The session will open with committee reports, introduction or a new Pioneer in Agriculture and be followed by a reception.

Find out more in Tuesday's edition, by subscribing to our e-edition or in print.

Roscoe's Stegge represents Region 16 in All Region Band

January 27, 2015

Josh Stegge, an eighth grade student at Roscoe Collegiate Middle School, represented Roscoe at the Region 16 All Region Band Concert on Saturday, Jan. 24, in Lubbock. This was all done under the auspices of the Association of Texas Small School Bands.

Read more in Tuesday's print edition or our e-edition (subscription required).

Nolan County Coliseum hosts cutting horse show

January 27, 2015

The Big Country Cutting Horse Show was held at the Nolan County Coliseum this weekend. Over 300 horses from across the United States competed. This is the first of five weekends the BCCHA will be in Sweetwater at the Nolan County Coliseum in 2015. Some of the top trainers, breeders, owners and horses in the country compete here regularly.

Commission leaves burn ban off

January 27, 2015

In a Nolan County Commissioners Court meeting lasting approximately five minutes Monday, the commissioners voted unanimously to leave the burn ban off for at least two more weeks due to recent rains.

Find out more in Tuesday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

Local forecast for Tuesday

January 27, 2015

Today will be sunny with a high near 76. Winds will be from the southwest around 5 mph becoming calm.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 48 and southern winds at 5 to 10 mph.
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January 26th

Jones crowned 2015 Yucca Queen

January 26, 2015

Sweetwater High School senior Madison Jones was crowned 2015 Yucca Queen during a ceremony on Saturday evening at the Sweetwater High School Auditorium. She was escorted by Ty Crain and is the daughter of Gary and Gretchen Jones.

Many local classrooms taking part in NIE program

January 26, 2015

This school year, 35 teachers and 28 sponsors throughout Nolan County are taking part in NIE (Newspaper in Education) through the Sweetwater Reporter.

Learn more in Monday's edition, either in print or our e-edition (subscription required).

Hoyt Place to host two events today

January 26, 2015

Hoyt Place, located at 1700 Hoyt Avenue, will host Tom Skinner, a Classic Country music singer from Lubbock on today, January 26, from 2-3 p.m.
Come and enjoy hors d'oeuvres and desserts. Everyone is invited.
Hoyt Place will also hold a Fall Prevention Seminar conducted by Sherma Barham, Director for Rolling Plains Home Health Department from 6-7 p.m. Come and learn how to prevent falls as a part of the "Stand Tall Campaign."
Step out and experience a fun way to stay on your feet, along with good food for you and your friends. For more information on both events, call 325 235-5655.

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