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The Commissioners approved the expenditures from the Nolan County HAVA Election Security Grant Funds to have a back-up in case the EMF computer that tabulates votes goes down or is lost via malfunction, malware, fire.In the same manner, the Commissioners also approved  the Nolan County Elect…

The City of Sweetwater is recommending its citizens to keep their trash cans out for collection this weekend into next weekend until it gets picked up.

After a wintry week that froze many pipes in Nolan County as well as those in area schools, SISD is returning to a normal school schedule Monday, February 22. 

Two people were transported from a wreck at the westbound rest area on I-20 early Thursday morning. The driver of the van who was resting in the van when it was struck from behind by another large truck. The passenger had minor injuries and the driver of the semi truck that was struck was injured. 

Dana L. Schoening, the Director of Planning and Development Services City of Sweetwater, has issued a statement on the trash pick-up for the City of Sweetwater:

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding the public that while Super Bowl celebrations may look a little different than years past, safety should still be at the forefront of everyone’s minds. All Texans are encouraged to enjoy the biggest sporting event of the year …

At Sweetwater Reservoir, TPWD has seen the large numbers of Common Carp in 2020. It is not uncommon for reservoirs that have just refilled to have a robust population of Carp. After a drought, there are very few top predators to regulate and balance the population of certain species such as …

In his State of the State Address last night, Texas Governor Greg Abbott spoke of a Texas that is once again returning to normalcy. The governor spoke of schools opening back up, jobs being added for the past eight months, normal routines are being re-established and that with each passing d…

Judge Whitley May then presented the 2021 Nolan County Service Awards to  Daniel King of the Nolan County Sheriff’s Office for 10 years of service, Ulalio Guitierrez of the Nolan County Coliseum for 10 years of service, Julie Squires of the County-City Library for 5 years of service, Randall…

At the regularly scheduled meeting of the Commissioners Court, the Burn Ban was not reinstated, as there has been sufficient precipitation of late. 

The 2021 Miss Snake Charmer Pageant in conjunction with the Sweetwater Jaycees Rattlesnake Round up is still on for the 2nd weekend in March 11 through the March 14. The 2021 Miss Snake Charmer Pageant will be held on Thursday March 11th at 7:00 in the evening at the Sweetwater Municipal Aud…

In the interest of public health, Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium’s APPLAUSE Series’ Lift Every Voice is moved from February 5 to Saturday, June 25 at 7:30. The accompanying art show will also be postponed to June. Devlon Jones, Gospel singer, will still be the guest artist for the concert. 

More than 100 Texas troopers in riot gear stood outside the state Capitol, wearing tactical vests and face shields. Dozens more patrolled the hallways, some carrying zip-tie handcuffs. Beyond the front gates, a small group of armed demonstrators paced on the sidewalk.

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