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September 3rd, 2014

Sweetwater Regional FCU to host Chamber Coffee

September 3, 2014

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Coffee at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, September 3 at Sweetwater Regional Federal Credit Union, located at 1900 Preston Road.
The financial institute is owned by the members of the credit union, with Gail Rose as the on-site manager. Founded in 1956, the business serves anyone in Nolan and Fisher counties and has four employees.
The company was originally named Sweetwater Teachers Federal Credit Union.

Adult literacy/ESL class today

September 3, 2014

Today, September 3, the Adult Literacy/ESL class will meet at the County-City Library at 10 a.m.
Instructors will help you learn to read, improve your reading skills, improve your English skills or help you read to your children. Call 235-4978 for more information.

Wednesday's local forecast

September 3, 2014

Today will be sunny with a high near 94. Winds will be from the south around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 75 and south-southeast winds at 10 to 15 mph.
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September 2nd

VIDEO: 2014 NFL preview: Dallas Cowboys

September 2, 2014

Sports Illustrated's Don Banks gives his reasons to believe and his reasons to worry for the Dallas Cowboys in the 2014 NFL season.


VIDEO: Charlie Strong's Debut

September 2, 2014

How special was Saturday's game to Charlie Strong? He got a Gatorade bath for beating North Texas. Check out the Campus Insiders highlights from a memorable afternoon in Austin.


One extricated at wreck

September 2, 2014

A commercial motor vehicle accident occurred on Sunday around 7:30 a.m. along Interstate 20 and Highway 84 in Nolan County. The Roscoe Fire Department and Sweetwater Fire Department responded to the scene.

Read the full story in Tuesday's print edition.

Lions Club to host Homecoming dinner

September 2, 2014

Homecoming is around the corner and Sweetwater High School alumni and members of the community have a chance to visit with old friends and enjoy a good meal during the Homecoming Dinner hosted by the Sweetwater Lions Club. The whole family is invited.
The meal will be served in the high school cafeteria before the game on Friday, Sept. 12 from 5 to 7 p.m.

See the full story in Tuesday's print edition.

BNSF Transload Rail Park providing services

September 2, 2014

Shown is a photo of the BNSF (Burlington Northern Santa Fe) Transload Rail Park. 
The 100+ railcars full of sand equals approximately 350 to 400 semi-trailer loads of sand. The sand is delivered by rail, unloaded into the sand silos and transported by truck to the varied job sites where fracking is used in the drilling process.

See the full story and photos in Tuesday's print edition.

Tuesday's local events

September 2, 2014

Today, September 2nd, "Let's Talk Books," the book club of the County-City Library, will meet at noon in the meeting room. The book selection is "The End of Your Life Book Club" by Will Schwable.
You don't have to read the book to attend the meeting, just come and hear about the book. Sack lunches will be provided for the first 15 people for a $5 donation.
The selection for October will be "The Husband's Secret" by Liane Moriarty.
For more information, call 235-4978 or go to Hope to see you there!

Local weather for Tuesday

September 2, 2014

Today will be sunny and hot with a high near 100, although heat index values could get as high as 105. Winds will be from the south around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 75 and southeast winds at 10 to 15 mph.
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FRIDAY, SEPT. 19 Football Sweetwater varsity will host Snyder, 7:30 p.m. Roscoe varsity will play...
Today’s 7:30 p.m. match-up between Sweetwater and Snyder won’t affect either team’s playoff chances...
Sweetwater’s tennis team begins its fall district season by hosting Big Spring star-ting at 9 a.m....


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