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September 26th, 2014

Steel Magnolias at Trinity Baptist Church

September 26, 2014

The following churches are highlighted in this week's Religion page: Avondale Baptist Church, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, Lamar Street Baptist Church, Trinity Baptist Church, and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (The Mormons).

Get all the details in Friday's print edition.

Noncompliant sex offenders nabbed in sweep

September 26, 2014

Several agencies joined forces Monday and Tuesday in order to check Nolan County's registered sex offenders for compliance.
Officers and agents representing the United States Marshals Service, Texas office of the attorney general, Department of Public Safety, Nolan County Sheriff's Office, Sweetwater P.D. and Roscoe P.D. conducted the sweep, which netted 15 total offenders who were considered to be noncompliant with the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, Chapter 62.

Read the full story in Friday's print edition.

WASP Museum joins Smithsonian Magazine’s Tenth Annual Museum Day Live this Saturday

September 26, 2014

The WASP Museum will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s tenth annual Museum Day Live! A nationwide event, Museum Day Live! offers free admission to visitors presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket at a participating museum or cultural institution.

Read the full story in Friday's print edition.

Attorney General candidate Houston visits Sweetwater, talks ethics

September 26, 2014

Sam Houston believes he's the best choice for Texas Attorney General — a powerful office with a budget of more than a half-billion dollars — and he wants you to believe so, too.
A native of Colorado City, Houston (which is indeed his real name), has practiced law in the city of Houston for the past 26 years. Houston ran unopposed on the Democratic ticket and now faces Republican frontrunner and state senator Ken Paxton. The general election will be held Nov. 4.

Read the full story in Friday's print edition.

Local weekend weather outlook

September 26, 2014

Today we'll have partly sunny skies with a high near 81. Winds will be from the southeast around 5 p.m., and we'll have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Those rain chances will stick around this evening, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 61. Winds will come from the south-southeast at 5 to 10 mph.
For Saturday and Sunday, we'll see highs in the lower 80s, with lows in the lower 60s. Winds will mainly come from the south throughout the weekend, around 5 to 10 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

September 25th

Grand Jury indicts 15

September 25, 2014

A Nolan County Grand Jury recently indicted 15 people. Eleven of those indictments were sealed. The following cases were true-billed:
Ronnie Scott Jones was indicted for aggravated sexual assault of a child, a first degree felony.

Read the full story in Thursday's print edition.

Residents urged to ‘paint the town purple’

September 25, 2014

Relay For Life of Nolan County is going to paint the town purple and invites all residents to join.
Monday, Sept. 29 through Friday, Oct. 3 will be the designated "Paint the Town Purple" week for homes and businesses county-wide.

Read the full story in Thursday's print edition.

Future Sweetwater class begins at TSTC

September 25, 2014

Future Sweetwater class of 2014-2015 members attended orientation at Texas State Technical College in Sweetwater recently. Shown are the students, sophomores at Sweetwater High School.

Read the full story in Thursday's print edition.

Phone scam hits locally

September 25, 2014

Another phone scam has made its way to Sweetwater, but the method being used this time has become a state and nation-wide problem in the past few months.
Sweetwater resident Ron Smith received a phone call recently, which showed his own landline phone number on the Caller ID. Out of curiosity, he took the call and the recorded message--known as "robocalls"--came from "Rachel" at "Card Services".

Read the full story in Thursday's print edition.

DHRD donates to Skate Sweetwater

September 25, 2014

Dark Horse Roller Derby presented a $500 check on Wednesday to Skate Sweetwater during a Sweetwater Kiwanis Club meeting.

Learn more in Thursday's print edition.

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