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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…

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…

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.

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…

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.