September 3rd, 2014
Today, September 3, the Adult Literacy/ESL class will meet at the County-City Library at 10 a.m.
Instructors will help you learn to read, improve your reading skills, improve your English skills or help you read to your children. Call 235-4978 for more information.
Today will be sunny with a high near 94. Winds will be from the south around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 75 and south-southeast winds at 10 to 15 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.
Sports Illustrated's Don Banks gives his reasons to believe and his reasons to worry for the Dallas Cowboys in the 2014 NFL season.
How special was Saturday's game to Charlie Strong? He got a Gatorade bath for beating North Texas. Check out the Campus Insiders highlights from a memorable afternoon in Austin.
A commercial motor vehicle accident occurred on Sunday around 7:30 a.m. along Interstate 20 and Highway 84 in Nolan County. The Roscoe Fire Department and Sweetwater Fire Department responded to the scene.
Read the full story in Tuesday's print edition.
Homecoming is around the corner and Sweetwater High School alumni and members of the community have a chance to visit with old friends and enjoy a good meal during the Homecoming Dinner hosted by the Sweetwater Lions Club. The whole family is invited.
The meal will be served in the high school cafeteria before the game on Friday, Sept. 12 from 5 to 7 p.m.
See the full story in Tuesday's print edition.
Shown is a photo of the BNSF (Burlington Northern Santa Fe) Transload Rail Park.Â
The 100+ railcars full of sand equals approximately 350 to 400 semi-trailer loads of sand.Â The sand is delivered by rail, unloaded into the sand silos and transported by truck to the varied job sites where fracking is used in the drilling process.
See the full story and photos in Tuesday's print edition.
A memorial service for April Dawn (Montgomery) Simmons, 33, of Sweetwater, will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Reverend Eric Horton officiating, under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
She died on Aug. 30, 2014 at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
She was born on March 18, 1981 in Sweetwater. She moved back to Sweetwater from New York three years ago. She was a certified nurses aide and a waitress and attended the Church of God.
A memorial service for Sonny James Hermosillio, Sr., 38, of Sweetwater, will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 with Emmanuel Jimenez officiating, under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
He died Monday, Sept. 1, 2014 at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
He was born on March 27, 1976 in Colorado City. He attended schools at Roscoe and Grand Prairie and had moved back to Sweetwater from Lubbock two years ago. He was a truck driver for Underwood Farms.
Evelyn Clifton was born Dec. 11, 1925, in Scurry County to Emil and Louise Schattel. She died Aug. 31, 2014 in Fredericksburg, Texas.