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January 12th, 2011
Artist Jim Price from Abilene has his drawings currently on display at the County-City Library in Sweetwater. Price is 74 and works at Ludlum Measurements here in town. Price started in the 1980s working with oil painting on canvas, experimenting mostly with just landscapes and water sceneries.
Approximately 15 years later, he explored into the pencil and paper portrait drawing. Never having any lessons, he taught himself how to draw pencil portraits.
The first regular meeting in 2011 for the Nolan County Commissioners' Court was held on Monday morning, Jan. 10, at the Nolan County Courthouse.
It has been 15 days since the disappearance of Colorado City girl Hailey Darlene Dunn.
On Dec. 28, 2010 at approximately 2 p.m., 13 year old Hailey Darlene Dunn was reported missing by her mother Billie Jean Dunn.Â According to this initial report, Hailey was last seen on Dec. 27, 2010 by her mother's boyfriend, Shawn Adkins.
Musician Dana Cooper performed at Java Jax coffee bar on Saturday, Jan. 8. Many people attended to see his performance.
As the search for Colorado City teenager Hailey Dunn leads into its second week, the efforts to find the thirteen-year-old remain strong.
On Friday afternoon, officers continued to search in Hailey's neighborhood. However, the search broadened into the small community of Dunn, Texas on Saturday. Various officers traveled to the town to look for evidence and follow up on reported leads. According to Colorado City city manager Pete Kampfer and Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) officer Sparky Dean, the city of Dunn could be one of many satellite areas to be set up in the next few days.
Stephanie Boyd lead a search party from the corner area of Sixth and Oak Streets, located near downtown Colorado City. Searches took place North of Colorado City.
A press conference was held on Friday, Jan. 7, in Colorado City to update the Big Country on the whereabouts of missing 13-year-old Hailey Dunn. The conference was led by City Manager Pete Kampfer and Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) officer Sparky Dean.
BIG SPRING â€“ West Texas Centers and the Fraternal Lodge will be cooking up some friendly competition Jan. 29 at the Ninth Annual Children-In-Need Chili Cook-off hosted by the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 3188 and benefiting West Texas Centers Children-In-Need benefit fund.
Close to 40 cooks are expected to participate in what has become one of the more popular chili cookoffs in the region, West Texas Centers Chief Operating Officer Landon Sturdivant said.
Region 14 Education Service Center Head Start announces that its â€śAnnual Report to the Publicâ€ť for 2009-2010 is available for viewing. This report is part of the federal standards for providing an annual report each year for school districts, parents, community members and any other interested agencies.
This report includes data on children served, curriculum, funding information, results from the 2010 Federal review and governance.
Julian Drive, a Christian rock group is once again coming to Sweetwater. The group performed at the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium last year in January. Julian Drive will be performing Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011 at the Sweetwater High School Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. This concert is being offered by the Church of God and is free to the public. The doors will open at 7 p.m.