The Sweetwater Police Department recently implemented a new bicycle patrol.
Chamber Director Karen Hunt, Lita McEachern and Dr. Larry McEachern stand with time capsule from 1988 that will be opened at the Chamber Banquet on Monday. The time capsule was originally scheduled to be opened in July 2020 but COVID-19 canceled the event.
The scene of the accident on Thursday afternoon after an 18-wheeler that ran off the road and hit a construction crane. Two men working on the crane were taken to the hospital with unknown injuries, but in stable condition. The truck driver refused medical treatment and was left at the sce…
COVID-19 deaths and cases in the U.S. have climbed back to levels not seen since last winter, erasing months of progress and potentially bolstering President Joe Biden’s argument for his sweeping new vaccination requirements.
The foreign minister in Afghanistan’s new Taliban-run Cabinet said Tuesday that the government remains committed to promises the Taliban made last year to not allow militants to use their territory to launch attacks on foreign countries.
SNAP is in need of volunteers to deliver meals. Meals are ready for pick up at 10:30 and most routes only take 30 - 45 minutes. There is a short paperwork process including a computerized criminal background check with the Department of Public Safety. This is at no cost to the potential v…
Americans solemnly marked the 20th anniversary of 9/11 on Saturday, remembering the dead, invoking the heroes and taking stock of the aftermath of the deadliest terror attack on U.S. soil less than two weeks after the fraught end of the war in Afghanistan.
SISD and FFA are recognizing their FFA Officers for 2021-22 on their social medal pages. “Emma Pulattie, a junior, is serving as the Sweetwater FFA parliamentarian, as well as the Lone Wolf district treasurer. She is on the quiz team and hopes to become part of Sweetwater’s ag issues team th…
The WASP Museum will start implementing the Winter Hours schedule starting this Sunday, September 12th. Sundays will be closed to the public during these cooler months. Regular Sunday hours will resume in March once announced. Come visit the Museum Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m..
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is providing approximately $286 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits for the month of September as the state continues its response to the COVID-19 p…
The Sweetwater Lion’s Club will be holding a Blood Drive on Thursday, September 9 from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Give blood and help save a life. The Lion’s Club Building is located at 1510 Lamar Street in Sweetwater.
A deeply divided Supreme Court is allowing a Texas law that bans most abortions to remain in force, for now stripping most women of the right to an abortion in the nation’s second-largest state.
Guitarist Jimmy Page says he turned down a lot of “pretty miserable” pitches over the years to make a documentary about Led Zeppelin. But he finally bit when he received a deeply-researched proposal focusing almost exclusively on the music and chronicling the band’s birth in 1968 and its met…
President Joe Biden used his first meeting with a foreign leader since ending the war in Afghanistan to send the message Wednesday that the United States — unburdened of its “forever war” — is determined to become a more reliable ally to its friends, in this case Ukraine.
Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital will be at the Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department (SNCHD), located at 301 E. 12th, on Thursday, Sept. 16 from 8 a.m. to 11:30 to offer a free cholesterol check.
As many prepare to head out for Labor Day festivities, eighteen young ladies will compete for the title of Miss West Texas Fair & Rodeo, Teen Miss West Texas Fair & Rodeo, Jr. Miss West Texas Fair & Rodeo and West Texas Fair & Rodeo Princess. Ahead of this year’s fair and rod…
APPLAUSE Series Annual Western Heritage will be kicking up its boot heels on Saturday, October 2 with an Art Show, featuring Western Painter and Sculptor, Gary Ward. The Art Exhibit will open at 6 p.m. at the Henderson Gallery and is free, but donations are accepted.
All DPS offices, including driver license, will be closed Monday, September 6 in observance of the Labor Day Holiday. All offices will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, September 7.
Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital is offering both the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines today. This is being held at Rolling Plains in their ER classroom. No appointment is necessary. They will be accepting walk-ins 9:30 until 4 p.m. today.
The United States completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan late Monday, ending America’s longest war and closing a chapter in military history likely to be remembered for colossal failures, unfulfilled promises and a frantic final exit that cost the lives of more than 180 Afghans and 13 U.S…
Britain ended evacuation flights from Kabul airport on Saturday and began bringing troops home, even as the U.K.’s top military officer acknowledged “we haven’t been able to bring everybody out."
Weather forecasters warned residents along Louisiana’s coast to rush preparations Saturday in anticipation of an intensifying Hurricane Ida, which is expected to bring winds as high as 140 mph (225 kph) when it slams ashore on Sunday.
Acting swiftly on President Joe Biden's promise to retaliate for the deadly suicide bombing at Kabul airport, the U.S. military said it killed a member of the Islamic State group's Afghanistan affiliate with a drone strike in the group's eastern stronghold.
Republican efforts questioning the outcome of the 2020 presidential race have led to voting system breaches that election security experts say pose a heightened risk to future elections.
- Sweetwater, Clyde looking for confidence boost
- SHS tennis loses to Snyder
- Lady Mustangs win final district tuneups
- Blackwell loses close one to No. 10 Throckmorton
- Highland defeats Loraine to go 3-1
- Roscoe now 3-1 after handing Christoval its first defeat
- Mekogue is Mustang Player of the Week
- The rise of Buy Online Pickup in Store
- Sweetwater PD Deploys Bicycle Patrol
- Accident Sends Truck Off I-20 into Construction Crane; Two to Hospital
- Sweetwater ISD Announces Homecoming Friday, October 1
- Health Department Holding Rolling Moderna Vaccine Clinics
- Time Travel Back to Yesterday with Monday’s Chamber Banquet
- Greyhounds defeat Sweetwater
- Nolan County Law Enforcement Actively Seeking Public’s Help in Locating Fugitive
- Heart Walk Steps Towards Health on October 23
- Sheriff’s Office Investigating Bomb Threat at Courthouse
- ISD, FFA Recognize Sweetwater FFA Officers 2021-2022
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