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"The Skeeter Brush Truck is a wonderful addition to the fleet. It is replacing a very work out 2006 Ford truck that saw its lifetime of service back in 2011 with all the big and frequent fires we had back then. It has been pieced back together and still runs and drives, but has major issues …

Lita McEachern -President of Woman’s Forum  (left) , Diamond (center)and Jimmie Bender-Library Tag Day Co-Chair (right) were out in force to make the annual County-City Library Tag Day a success.  

President Joe Biden, in his first gun control measures since taking office, announced a half-dozen executive actions Thursday aimed at addressing a proliferation of gun violence across the nation that he called an “epidemic and an international embarrassment." 

After a long absence due to COVID-19 precautions, After Hours (formerly Young Professionals) is returning to Sweetwater on Thursday, April 22 from 5-7 p.m. at Argos Brewhouse and Bookseller. Professionals of all ages are encouraged to participate in this unique Sweetwater networking opportunity. 

Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order prohibiting state agencies or political subdivisions in Texas from creating a "vaccine passport" requirement, or otherwise conditioning receipt of services on an individual’s COVID-19 vaccination status. The order also prohibits organizati…

The Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department (SNCHD) continues to administer the Covid 19 vaccine. We will have a Covid 19 vaccine clinic on Wednesday, April 7 from 8-11 & 1-4 at the Nolan County Annex to administer the Moderna vaccine. This clinic is open to all people 18 years and old…

The Annual Roscoe Community Center Spring Trade Show will be taking place on April 10 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Children's Book, Beef by the pound, T-Shirts, Wooden Signs, Crafts, Distressed Furniture, Knives, Baked Goods, Car Freshies and much more! There will also be a food truck at the event.…

A Capitol Police officer has died after a man rammed a car into two officers at a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol and then emerged wielding a knife. It was the second line-of-duty death this year for a department still struggling to heal from the Jan. 6 insurrection. 

The 9th annual Beat the Street for Little Feet benefiting Cornerstone Christian School is coming Saturday, May 8 beginning at 7:30 a.m.  The event includes: a Half Marathon, 10K Run, 5K Run, 71-Mile Bike Race, 49-Mile Bike Race, and 33-Mile Bike Race. 

When former President Donald Trump was asked to list those he considers the future leaders of the Republican Party, he quickly rattled off names including Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz. Conspicuously absent from the list: Mike Pence.

More than a dozen states will open vaccine eligibility to all adults this week in a major expansion of COVID-19 shots for tens of millions of Americans amid a worrisome increase in virus cases and concerns about balancing supply and demand for the vaccines.

A fatal crash occurred on Friday, March 26 in Jones County along CR 414, 5 miles northwest of Tye under clear/cloudy and dry conditions. The crash occurred at 7:36 p.m. 

A year ago, Giordana Grego's parents spent Passover at home in Israel, alone but grateful that they had escaped the worst of the pandemic in Italy. This year, the whole family will get together to mark the Jewish feast of liberation and deliverance from the pandemic.

Mike Pence led the coronavirus task force only to be constantly overruled by the White House. Al Gore's efforts to “reinvent government" were largely forgotten during the Monica Lewinsky scandal. Dan Quayle's revamping of space policy never got much notice to begin with.

Elmer Maldonado spent a week in immigration custody with his 1-year-old son after crossing the Rio Grande through Texas to request asylum. One night, the Honduran father and son slept on the dirt under a bridge shivering from the cold temperatures at an intake site where large groups of migr…

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris offered solace to Asian Americans and denounced the scourge of racism at times hidden “in plain sight” as they visited Atlanta, just days after a white gunman killed eight people, most of them Asian American women.

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