January 10th

Cline Shale Alliance Luncheon

January 10, 2014

The quarterly luncheon of the Cline Shale Alliance was held on Friday at the Nolan County Coliseum.
The organization brings together regional leaders, industry, business, institutions and political subdivisions in the production and support of counties in the Cline Shale oil and gas region of West Texas. Attendees came from a variety of places, including Sweetwater, Abilene and surrounding communities, extending as far west as Midland and Odessa, and as far south as Austin and San Antonio.

Who Will be the Next to Wear the Most Beautiful Crown in the Lone Star State?

January 10, 2014

Do your New Year’s resolutions include becoming a better you and making a difference in your community? Have you ever dreamed of one day wearing a sparkling crown and sash to put a smile on a child’s face and bring awareness to a cause close to your heart? The International Pageant System recognizes ladies across the state, from teens to misses to married women, for their accomplishments and their desire to make a difference.

Nolan County Junior Livestock Show coming up

January 10, 2014

Each year approximately 200 FFA and 4-H youth participate in the Nolan County Junior Livestock Show. Students in Blackwell FFA, Highland FFA, Roscoe FFA, Sweetwater FFA and Nolan County 4-H Clubs participate in the Nolan County Livestock Show. "These exhibitors invest countless hours in their projects - steers, hogs, lambs, goats, chickens and rabbits - with hopes of earning the Grand Champion prize during the 2014 show," said Nolan County Livestock Association President James L. Sanderson.

Sunday morning church services

January 10, 2014

The Sweetwater Aglow team would like to invite you to our first Aglow meeting of 2014. We will be sharing our vision for the new year. Come and hear what the Lord has in store for 2014.
Anyone wishing to share a word or testimony is welcome to do so. Join us for a time of worship and fellowship.
Please bring your favorite snack. For more information call 766-2245 or 338-8924.


Bob Smiley visiting Sweetwater Saturday

January 10, 2014

Looking for some laughs this weekend? 
On Saturday night, 4th and Elm Church of Christ will welcome Christian comedian Bob Smiley to their campus. He will be performing a free show from 6 to 7 p.m. in the church sanctuary. David Peyton, the Outreach Minister at the church, stated that the congregation would like to invite the entire community to this free event for a night of clean family fun.

Willie Amos visits SIS Jump Rope Team

January 10, 2014

Former Jump Rope Team alum Willie Amos recently visited this year’s SIS Jump Rope Team.
Amos displayed his skills and also gave tips and tricks to current members of the Jump Rope Team.

Meeting held over proposed state law change

January 10, 2014

A meeting was held on Thursday evening bringing the Sweetwater Jaycees, the Chamber of Commerce and local businesses together in an effort to stop the proposed state law change by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department regarding the use of noxious substances to collect non-game wildlife, which includes the gassing of rattlesnakes.

Public hearing held on possible TxDOT project

January 10, 2014

The Nolan County Commissioners held a public hearing on Thursday morning in regards to a possible county project to obtain a grant from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to alleviate degradation caused to public roads, bridges and culverts by the exploration, development or production of oil and gas.

This weekend’s local hoops

January 10, 2014

Sweetwater boys will play at Monahans (district opener) — JV at 5 p.m., freshmen at 6:15 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m.
Sweetwater girls will play at Monahans — JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:15 p.m., freshmen at 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe JV and varsity teams host Ira (district opener for boys) starting at 4 p.m.
Highland varsity girls host Abilene Hawks, 5 p.m. Note: Loraine varsity girls forfeited district season.
Highland varsity boys host Loraine (district open-er), 6:30 p.m.
Highland JV girls host Loraine, 8 p.m.
Blackwell varsity teams play at Water Valley starting at 5 p.m.

SW boys to start district at Monahans

January 10, 2014

Coach Al Hunt and his players may not like to talk about it, but the Sweetwater boys basketball team is off to one of the best starts in school history.
Although the calendar is already 10 days into the new year and the district season begins tonight, the Mustangs (11-0) have yet to lose. But Sweetwater will have its hands full when it travels to Monahans for its District 4-3A opener that tips off at 7:30 p.m.
The Loboes are almost as hot as Sweetwater, as they boast an 18-3 record.

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