October 28th, 2014
Nolan County Commissioners voted Monday to leave the burn ban off for at least two more weeks, as the area is still moist, thanks to recent rainfall.
Read more in Tuesday's edition.
On Saturday night, Nov. 1, at 7:30 p.m., the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium will welcome a timeless musical act as part of the APPLAUSE music series.
Learn more in Tuesday's edition.
Graveside services for Clyde H. Walker, 84, of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 at Sweetwater Cemetery with Mike Ensminger officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
He died on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 at Big Spring Nursing Home.
He was born on Sept. 30, 1930 in Vanoss, Okla. He married Mary Kathryn Richardson on June 19, 1954 in Sand Springs, Okla.
Stevie Lee Hollon, 62, of Abilene, (formerly of Sweetwater), went home to be with God on Oct. 24, 2014. He was born Jan. 26, 1952. He was a wonderful husband, daddy and preacher.
TUESDAY, OCT. 28
Sweetwater freshman, JV and varsity teams host Big Spring: freshmen at 5 p.m. (middle school gym), JV at 5 p.m. (high school gym), varsity at 6 p.m. (high school gym)
THURSDAY, OCT. 30
Sweetwater freshmen will host Pecos, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV will host Pecos, 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th grade â€˜Aâ€™ and 8th grade â€˜Bâ€™ teams will play at Pecos, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th grade â€˜Bâ€™ and 8th grade â€˜Aâ€™ teams will play at Pecos, 5:30 p.m.
Roscoe junior high will play at Menard, 5 p.m.
Roscoe JV will play at Stamford, 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater failed to take advantage of the home field vs. Monahans on Thursday and lost three middle school games with one tie.
Read more in Tuesday's edition in Sports.
Today, October 28, Nolan Nursing and Rehab, locatedÂ at 705 N.E. GeorgiaÂ will beÂ sponsoring their annual fund raiserÂ Fall Festival carnival from 4-6 p.m.
Funds from the event will be used to support Christmas gifts and activities for the residents of NNR. For more information, call Karla Knight, A.D. at 235-5417.
Also, Avondale Baptist Church, in conjunction with East Ridge PTO, Hoyt Place and KXOX will be hosting the 3rd Annual Trunk-or-Treat on Hoyt Street from 6:30-8:30 p.m. There will be games, candy and fun.
Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 73. Winds will be from the north-northeast at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 49 and northeast winds around 5 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.
Fifty-seven Sweetwater High School students made the A-Honor Roll in the first six weeks of the 2014-2015 school year, and Texas National Bank continued with its commitment to recognize and award one lucky scholar from each grade with $50. The winners of the Texas National Bank Good Grades Pay Award for the first six seeks of the 2014-2015 school year were Mason Maxwell (9th grade), Kensi Chowning (10th grade), Ashleigh Jimenez (11th grade) and Columbus Hickmon (12th grade).
Learn more in Monday's edition.
Many residents visited the Pioneer Museum on Saturday evening for the Evening at the Museum/Pumpkins on the Porch event sponsored by the Woman's Forum.
Read more and find photos in Monday's edition.