June 25th, 2014
Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 90. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph. We'll also have a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms, which will hang around the entire day.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 69 and southeast winds at 10 to 15 mph.
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One person was killed in a one vehicle accident just after 10 p.m. on Monday evening on the 800 block of Newman Street in Sweetwater according to Sweetwater emergency authorities.
The driver of the Ford Ranger was headed south on Newman Street when he drove off of a bridge and the vehicle rolled. No one else was in the vehicle and it appears that the driver was not wearing a safety belt.
On Saturday, June 21, the Sweetwater Country Club hosted the Second Annual "Swing for the Cures" golf tournament that benefits breast cancer and ovarian cancer research. Around $11,500 was raised at the event to benefit the cause.
Nolan County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Dennis Cumbie today announced that Nolan County was authorized for emergency grazing use of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres for fiscal year (FY) 2014.
Memorial services for Billy Jay Brice, 85, of Sweetwater will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 27, 2014 at the Evangelical Methodist Church in Sweetwater, with Sam Smith officiating.
Brice died Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at Nolan Nursing and Rehab in Sweetwater.
He was born January 24, 1929 in Wingate, Texas.
"In this world, you will have trouble. But be of good courage, Jesus has overcome the world."
Cody Clark, of Sweetwater and Abilene, left this world for a heavenly one, Monday, June 23, 2014, in Sweetwater, Texas. He was born December 31, 1980, in Sweetwater and was born again and baptized into Godâ€™s family in his twenties.
He graduated from Sweetwater High School and was self-employed. He was known for his sense of humor and concern for the underdog.
Max D. Hutchins 74, loving husband, father, greatly adored â€śPapaâ€ť and servant of Jesus Christ, passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at his residence.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, June 26, 2014, at Kelview Heights Baptist Church, 402 W. Scharbauer in Midland. A private family graveside will be held at the Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Max was born August 2, 1939, in Breckenridge to J.B. And Leona Hutchins. He married Joann Land on April 22, 1957, in Midland.
Sweetwaterâ€™s 11-12 year-old Little League all-stars are in a District 5 tourna-ment that runs through early July.
Bottom row from left, Jacob Roden, Antonio (A.J.) Ramirez, Rylan Hayes, Darian Carr; second row, Reese Hayes, Blake Andrus, Austin Moreland, Rylen Moncada; third row, Tyler Warner, Junior Martinez, Antonio Heredia, Daiman Atkins; top row, coach Tony Roden, coach Kelly Andrus, manager Randall Rea.
Sweetwaterâ€™s 10-11 year-old Little League all-stars are in a District 5 tourna-ment that runs through early July.
Bottom row from left, Hector Medina, Ayden Rosas, Ector Mar-tinez, Ricky Delapaz; second row, Seth Garcia, Ethan Cortez, Braxton Gomez, Jonathan Galleg-os; third row, Andy Her-mosillio, Thomas Hernan-dez, Skyler Painter, Hol-ten Dickson; and top row, coach Mario Gomez, coach Heath Dickson and manager Andrew Medina.
Today, we'll see mostly sunny skies with a high near 91. Winds will be from the south-southeast at 5 to 10 mph, and we'll have a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Those rain chances will drop to 20% tonight; otherwise expect mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 71. Winds will be from the southeast around 10 mph.
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