October 14th, 2014

JV volleyballers remain unbeaten in district

October 14, 2014

Sweetwater High School’s JV volleyball team brings a 5-0 record into its District 2-4A match at Snyder today after a 25-17, 25-11 win at Big Spring on Saturday.
The freshman team fell to 2-3 in district on Saturday after losing to Big Spring 22-25, 25-19, 8-25.

Local Sports Calendar

October 14, 2014

All events are
subject to change
Sweetwater freshman, JV and varsity teams play at Snyder: freshmen and JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6 p.m.
Cross Country
Roscoe hosts meet at Lake Sweetwater Golf Course.
Sweetwater and Highland runners will compete at Roscoe meet held at Lake Sweetwater Golf Course.
Sweetwater freshman and JV teams will host Midland Greenwood at 5 and 6:30 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade teams will play at Midland Greenwood at 5 and 6:30 p.m., respectively.

Rotarians, TSTC host visiting Malawians

October 14, 2014

The southeast African nation of Malawi is known as the "Warm Heart of Africa," a nickname which rings true for the more than dozen Sweetwater residents who have made the 9,200 mile journey to Malawi over the years.
Malawians are often described as generous and hospitable, hence the moniker. But Malawi is also one of the poorest, underdeveloped nations in the world, with the average rural worker earning between $1-2 per day.

See the full story in Tuesday's paper.

Mildred Faye Egly

October 14, 2014

Mildred Faye Egly, age 92, of Sweetwater, passed away on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 at Nolan Nursing and Rehab.
Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 at Garden of Memories with Pastor Jimmy Bennett officiating. Burial will follow. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Family will receive friends on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m.

I-20 closed eastbound near mile marker 255

October 14, 2014

A truck fire in Nolan County has caused the closure of eastbound I-20 near mile marker 255 for approximately two miles. Drivers are encouraged to seek an alternate route until the scene is cleared.

October 13th

VIDEO: 1-on-1 with Tony Romo after win over Seahawks

October 13, 2014

Romo talks with Charissa Thompson after the Cowboys' win.

VIDEO: CDC Director Urges Hospitals to 'Think Ebola'

October 13, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden is urging hospitals to diligently watch for patients with fever or symptoms of Ebola who have traveled from the three Ebola-stricken African nations in the past 21 days. (AP)

VIDEO: Ebola - Everything You Need to Know in 94 Seconds

October 13, 2014

Sweetest Day in Sweetwater

October 13, 2014

Many area residents spent the afternoon in Newman Park on Saturday for Sweetwater’s Sweetest Day celebration. Shown are Buzzy Orange and Lillie Syracuse performing at the event.

See many more photos from Sweetwater's Sweetest Day celebration in our Monday edition.

New jail to ease law enforcement, taxpayer burdens

October 13, 2014

It's been a long process with several delays along the way, but Sheriff David Warren said recently in an interview with the Reporter that the new jail, when completed in May 2015, will ease a lot of burdens for both his staff and the taxpayers who funded the project.
The main issue: the current jail located at the Nolan County Courthouse was simply too small to house the amount of prisoners the county needs, according to Sheriff David Warren.

See the full story in our weekend edition.

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