June 10th, 2015

Lamar Street Baptist Church to host VBS

June 10, 2015

Lamar Street Baptist Church invites children to a Cross Culture VBS: Thailand Trek from Monday, June 15 to Friday, June 19.

Learn more in Wednesday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

June 2015 sports camps

June 10, 2015

Several sports camps for Nolan County area youngsters are scheduled for later this month in Sweetwater and Roscoe.

Get full camp descriptions in Wednesday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

Figueroa records 1st hole in one

June 10, 2015

Pete Figueroa made his first hole in one ever this past Thursday while playing at Sweetwater Country Club.
Figueroa was using a 7-iron when he aced the No. 2 hole that measured 158 yards. Witnessing the feat were (only first names given) Jack, Tere, Lyndi, Penny, Mike, Grant and Dwalt.

Wednesday's weather for Sweetwater

June 10, 2015

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 94. Winds will be from the south-southwest at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 72 and south-southeast winds at 10 to 15 mph.
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June 9th

Wind power creates 30,000 Texas jobs, generates $85 million in taxes

June 9, 2015

The boom in West Texas wind-powered electricity generation has delivered a major economic boost to the region, including creation of over 40 new businesses and 30,000 construction jobs in 57 West Texas counties since 2001, according to data collected by Public Citizen’s Texas office.

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

Teen book club begins

June 9, 2015

The County-City Library’s teen book club had their first meeting of the summer on Monday. The club chose to read “Paper Towns,” by John Green.

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

Road bore crossing agreement discussed at county meeting

June 9, 2015

The Nolan County Commissioners met Monday morning at the Nolan County Courthouse, in which discussion was held on a road bore crossing agreement with Brad French.
A representative for French was in attendance at the meeting, who noted that a natural gas pipeline--which would begin east of Midland and run all the way to Mont Belvieu, which is located east of Houston--would have between 10 to 12 crossings in Nolan County.

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

DHRD sponsors SIS classes

June 9, 2015

Dark Horse Roller Derby (DHRD) sponsored the classes of Mrs. Sloan, Mrs. Brooks, and Ms. Meeks at Sweetwater Intermediate School this past year for Accelerated Reader. Pictured are the classes holding a "thank you" sign while wearing their t-shirts promoting the team, along with DHRD members.

County has 17 participants in FCA’s Festival

June 9, 2015

Three Nolan County high school coaches and 14 recently-graduated senior athletes and cheerleaders will be participating this week in the Big Country Chevy Dealers Fellowship of Christian Athletes All-Star Festival, a three-day event being held in three West Texas cities starting Thursday.

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

Tuesday's local weather outlook

June 9, 2015

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 93. Winds will be from the southwest at 5 to 10 mph, becoming south-southeast in the afternoon.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 71 and east-southeast winds around 10 mph. After midnight, winds will shift to the south.
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