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Biden administration officials are insisting that the election of a hard-liner as Iran’s president won’t affect prospects for reviving the faltering 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran. But there are already signs that their goal of locking in a deal just got tougher.

In a rare move, the U.N. General Assembly on Friday condemned Myanmar’s military coup and called for an arm embargo against the country in a resolution that demonstrated widespread global opposition to the junta and demanded the restoration of the country’s democratic transition.

Tristan Michael Perrigo has been arrested. Perrigo was wanted by the 32nd Judicial District Court for the First Degree Felony Offense: Aggravated Robbery. 

Governor Greg Abbott today signed seven pieces of legislation into law to protect Second Amendment Rights in Texas. The Governor was joined for the bill signing ceremony by Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, Speaker Dade Phelan, Senators Donna Campbell, Brandon Creighton, Charles Schwertner, a…

DVA Productions Inc. announced today the presentation of a new tour with a familiar face. Mrs. Dipsworth’s Storytime LIVE takes place July 14, 2021 at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Sweetwater, and is one of six performances in the upcoming Abilene West Tour. This tour is an extension of…

During the last weeks of his presidency, Donald Trump and his allies pressured the Justice Department to investigate unsubstantiated claims of widespread 2020 election fraud, despite his former attorney general declaring there was no evidence of it, newly released emails show.

Staff from the Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital Diabetic Outreach Program will be at the health department on Thursday, June 24 from 8-11:30 to perform free blood sugar checks. Come and take advantage of this free service offered to our community.

President Joe Biden and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met for the first time Thursday, looking to highlight their nations' famed “special relationship” but doing so against a backdrop of differences both political and personal.

Notice is hereby given that on the 14th day of June, 2021, the Board of Trustees for the Roscoe Collegiate Independent School District will hold a regularly called meeting at 7:00 p.m. in the Administration Building of the Roscoe Independent School District, 1101 West 7th Street, Roscoe, TX.…

The APPLAUSE Series’ will present LIFT EVERY VOICE this Saturday, June 12 at the Henderson Gallery and Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium.  Art and poetry will be presented at 6 p.m. .at the Gallery.  A concert of gospel music, art, and dance will begin on stage at 7:30 p.m. 

The Abilene Vet Center is hosting a Women Veterans Day luncheon. Families are also encouraged to attend to honor their heroes.  The event is held to recognize the sacrifices women have made in service to their country, a time to connect with other women veterans, build relationships, and bri…

Many people believe that memory loss and aging go hand-in-hand: as a person gets older his or her memory begins to fail. While some change may be expected as you age, that doesn’t mean you can’t do something about it, in the absence of a brain disease, such as Alzheimer’s Disease – you can b…

An entrance exam to establish a hire list for the City of Sweetwater Police Department will be held on Thursday,  July 8, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. at the City of Sweetwater Police Department Training Room, located at 400 E. Avenue A. Late arrivals will not be admitted. Those who pass the written ex…

Texas Democrats pulled off a dramatic, last-ditch walkout in the state House of Representatives on Sunday night to block passage of one of the most restrictive voting bills in the U.S., leaving Republicans with no choice but to abandon a midnight deadline and declare the legislative session …

The OPEC oil cartel and allied producing countries have confirmed plans to restore 2.1 million barrels per day of crude production, balancing fears that continuing COVID-19 outbreaks in some countries will sap demand against the rising need for energy in recovering economies around the globe.

Hundreds gathered Monday for an interfaith service dedicating a prayer wall outside historic Vernon African Methodist Episcopal Church in Tulsa's Greenwood neighborhood on the centennial of the first day of one of the deadliest racist massacresin the nation.

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