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January 28th, 2013
Expect spring-like temperatures today, with partly sunny skies and a high near 76. It will be breezy with winds from the south-southwest at 15 to 25 mph. Gusts could be as high as 30 mph.
Tonight will be partly cloudy with a low around 50, with a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Winds will be form the south around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
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The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) was called to the scene of a two vehicle head-on collision Friday evening in Taylor County. The crash happened at 8:21 p.m. on Texas 36 and the intersection with County Road 107 (known locally as Potosi Road). Two people are dead and five are injured in the crash.
1. Jeffery Dane Davis, 27 years of age from Abilene, was pronounced dead at the scene by Judge Deatherage. The body was taken to Abilene Professional Services. Mr. Davis was the driver of the Dodge Pickup.
The Sweetwater ISD (Independent School District) Board of Trustees were honored with a proclamation at their board meeting on Thursday night by Sweetwater Mayor Greg Wortham.
All across Texas, school districts are honoring their board members this month to commemorate School Board Recognition Month. Thursday's meeting brought the proclamation to the local front.
The "Digging a Well" book signing will be held at Holiday Inn in Sweetwater on Monday from 1-5 p.m. The book's author, Sherry Long, was the secretary at the Mitchell-Scurry Baptist Associational Office under Bro. Darold Baldwin in 2001-2002.
Long is a women's ministry leader, pastor's wife, pianist, vocalist, songwriter and recently published author of "Digging a Well." The book shows how to find your aquifer in a dry and barren land.
Texas Country Band, theÂ Josh Abbott BandÂ was part of the entertainment lineup at the 2013 Black Tie & Boots Inaugural Ball on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, MD.Â
The following are the results of the Nolan County Livestock Show.
1. Julia Rees
2. Kagen Jeffrey
3. Zoee Jeffrey
4. Dylan Miles
5. Stina Tomlin
1. Caroline Brennan
2. Brandon Stevens
3. Julia Rees
4. Dylan Miles
5. Bailey Nervig
1. Andrew Smith
2. Austin Wedin
3. Andrew Smith
4. Austin Wedin
5. Stephanie Ashford
6. Stephanie Ashford
7. Jose Rangel
8. Marc Butler
9. Alfonso Islas
10. Shirley Sanchez
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 52 calls for service, issued three citations and made three arrests on Jan. 24, 2013.
The SPD received 32, 911 calls.
â€˘ 1700 block of Hailey.
â€˘ 400 block of E. Alabama.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Theft â€”Â 1700 block of Bell.
â€˘ Criminal trespass â€”Â 100 block of S. Hopkins.
â€˘ Assault â€”Â 100 block of S. Hopkins.
â€˘ Theft â€”Â 300 block of Lamar.
â€˘ Theft â€”Â 1200 block of E. Broadway.
Arrested by SPD:
â€˘ Dalton Dauel, 22 â€” Theft.
â€˘ Anthony Diaz, 26 â€” Family violence assault, impeding breath/injury to a child.
BROADWAY BAPTIST CHURCH
Daniel wrote in Daniel 9:3 â€“â€śI set my face toward the Lord, to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes.â€ťÂ
A live music performance will be held this weekend at the Texas Theatre featuring a variety of rock, blues and contemporary electric guitar performed by Brian McRae and his band, including Aaron Hatmaker on bass and an appearance by female vocalist Lesley Sawyer.
In addition to rock and blues style music, McRae will also be performing songs from his recent album, Painted World, which was produced by local resident Rex Scaggs and recorded in Lubbock.
One person was sent to Shannon Hospital in San Angelo Thursday morning after his truck rolled over a number of times near Highway 70 and Stet Highway 153. Shown is Shannon Air Med One taking off from the scene on Thursday morning.
In addition, one person was taken to Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital on Thursday afternoon from a one-vehicle wreck involving a motorcycle on the corner of Wall and Alabama.