Sweetwater Intermediate School is offering incentives to encourage students to read. The program is called “Million Word Readers”, and the ultimate goal is to have students read at least one million words during the school year. For every 100,000 words read (up to a million), different priz…
SISD entered a new partnership with the Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital that will grant every employee a free year-around membership to the Wellness and Fitness Center at RPMH.
Sweetwater Fire Department will hold an entrance exam on Monday, June 7, 2021 to establish a hire list for firefighters. You may apply at TWC 1105 Bell St. or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Several airports in the Abilene area were awarded a number of federal grants totaling $31,000 to combat the spread of coronavirus, U.S. Senator John Cornyn announced today. The funding comes through the Coronavirus Relief and Response Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act of 2020, which Se…
Lillianna Medellin is a 6 year old from Sweetwater. She is the daughter of Toribio and Marisela Medellin and sister of Elyzabeth. She is a kindergartner at Roscoe Montessori.
The Army said Friday that it has taken disciplinary action against 21 officers and non-commissioned officers at Fort Hood, Texas, in connection with death last year of Spc. Vanessa Guillén, who was missing for about two months before her remains were found.
A Dallas man said by prosecutors to have a lengthy record of impaired driving was sentenced Friday to 45 years in prison for a crash that killed a former Dallas City Council member and her daughter.
Federal health officials have informed state officials that a Texas woman has been hospitalized with possible blood clots associated with Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine recipients, a state spokesman said Thursday.
Ministerial Alliance- These funds went to help many. This organization helps so many in need. From financial aid, food, shelter, counseling, support, and many other countless ways. Organizations affiliated with Ministerial Alliance that were present at the donation were: The SHOP (Sweet…
Two people were killed in Texas in the fiery crash of a Tesla and authorities say there was no one in the driver's seat at the time of the crash, although it's not clear whether the car's driver-assist system was being used.
The Clothes Closet at First United Methodist Church is OPEN and ready to serve you and your clothing needs. Open 9:30 til 11:30 on Tuesday and Thursday same days and hours as the Food Pantry. Come to north door closer to front of the church. Accepting clean and gently used clothing. Masks a…
A Texas man who was charged for threatening to blow up an Amazon data center in Virginia was apolitical until he lost his job and had plenty of time to research nefarious political conspiracies, federal authorities said.
The Annual Nolan County-City library Book Sale will be taking place at the Nolan County Annex Building on Friday, April 30 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and will continue the next day, Saturday, May 1, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A below-average number of new COVID-19 cases was reported Wednesday, while deaths matched the Texas average, according to state health officials.
Texas A&M Agrilife Service will be offering a five week course on living healthy and living right. The courses will be conduced by Staci Winders, County Extension Agent
Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) will provide approximately $254 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits for the month of April as the state continues its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) visited Dyess Air Force Base in Abilene, Texas with Acting Secretary of the Air Force John Roth. During their visit, they were briefed on the current challenges and opportunities of the base and its airmen under the Air Force Global Strike Command. They al…
"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 …
Texas child welfare officials said Wednesday they received three reports alleging abuse and neglect at a San Antonio coliseum that is holding more than 1,600 immigrant teenagers who crossed the southern border.
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.
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.
The State’s Special Prosecution Unit says they have been investigating a drug ring at the French Robertson Unit since 2019. Hilary Brennan, 52, and her inmate boyfriend at the Robertson Unit were implicated by the Special Prosecution Unit. The inmate is not being identified in court documents.
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.…
Pictured Left to Right: Travis Gardner - President of the Jaycees, Lita McEachern - President of Woman’s Forum, Erica Caballero - Library Tag Day Co-Chair, Mayra Salazar - Assistant Librarian.
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.
The annual Sweetwater Jaycees/Jayteens East Egg Hunt will be this Saturday, April 3 at 10 a.m. at Fraley Park in Sweetwater. Bring your basket and join in on the fun.
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