January 14th, 2015

Update: NCSO searching for county’s most wanted fugitive

January 14, 2015

Update: According to authorities with the Nolan County Sheriff's Office, Mendez has been arrested and booked into the Nolan County Jail.

Jacob Cole Mendez aka Cole Mendez, has outstanding warrant #18968 that was issued out of the Nolan County Multicounty Court at law on Dec. 30, 2014 for the offense of burglary of a vehicle and was named the county's most wanted fugitive by the Nolan County Sheriff's Office. His last known address is 1910 Chester Street in Sweetwater and has recently been moving from place to place.

Learn more in Wednesday's edition.

Bitter Creek water notice rescinded

January 14, 2015

Bitter Creek Water Supply customers have been under a boil water advisory since last Tuesday, but representatives from the company say the H2O is now good to go.

Read more in Wednesday's edition.

Levelland is too much for SW to handle

January 14, 2015

Against District 2-4A fav-orite Levelland, Sweetwater got the early jump on the visitors when Lauren Jones scored 48 seconds into the contest Tuesday. But the Loboettes soon took control en route to an 83-21 win at Sweetwater’s gym.

Read more in Wednesday's edition in Sports.

Wednesday's local weather

January 14, 2015

Today will be mostly cloudy with a high near 38. Winds will be from the north around 5 mph.
Expect mostly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 29 and calm winds shifting to the west-southwest around 5 mph after midnight.
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January 13th

Pro Football Playoff Preview and Predictions: League Championship Round

January 13, 2015

Green Bay @ Seattle 3:05pm
Betting: Over/Under: 47 Spread: Seattle -7

What to watch for:

Commission welcomes new faces at routine meeting

January 13, 2015

Newly elected Nolan County Judge Whitley May and Precinct 2 Commissioner Doug Alexander participated in their first Nolan County Commissioners Court meeting Tuesday.

Read more in Tuesday's edition.

Local sports calendar

January 13, 2015

Sweetwater girls host Levelland — JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p.m.
All Sweetwater boys teams have an open date.
Roscoe hosts Hawley — JV girls at 4 p.m., JV boys at 5:15 p.m., varsity girls at 6:30 p.m., varsity boys at 8 p.m.
Highland JV and varsity girls host Ira starting at 4 p.m.
Highland JV and varsity boys host San Angelo TLCA starting at 5 p.m.
Blackwell varsity girls and boys will play at Garden City starting at 6:15 p.m.

Tall assignment

January 13, 2015

The Sweetwater girls basketball team hasn’t been afraid of tough challenges this season. The Lady Mustangs (3-11) opened with games at Highland — currently ranked No. 4 in Class 1A — and San Angelo Lake View, ranked No. 20 in Class 5A, and have also played a home game against Abilene Cooper, a much-improved 5A squad.

Read more in Tuesday's edition in Sports.

Local forecast for Tuesday

January 13, 2015

Today will be cloudy with a high near 35, although wind chill values will be between 18 and 28. Winds will be from the north-northeast at 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight before 9 p.m., we'll have a chance of drizzle, which could become freezing drizzle. We'll see mostly cloudy skies, with a low around 29 and eastern winds around 5 mph.
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January 12th

Pro Football Playoff Recap

January 12, 2015

Pro Football Playoff Recap
Seattle 31 (13-4) vs
Carolina 17 (8-9-1)

Championship Preview and Predictions New England vs. Seattle 2/1 6:30 (ET) University of Phoenix...
Sweetwater’s Nisha Williams (21) tries to maintain ball control in Tuesday’s game at Snyder. The...
A 46-35 win at Borden County on Tuesday kept the 6-0 Highland girls basketball team in first place...


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