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January 6th, 2015

Fire consumes Avenue D home

January 6, 2015

A Sweetwater family lost their home and all of their belongings in a late evening blaze on Sunday.

Read more in Tuesday's edition.

Making a New Year’s Resolution? Here’s one to save lives, including your own

January 6, 2015

While eating more fruits and vegetables and parking as far away from the supermarket as possible will help improve your health in 2015, here’s a resolution that can impact the lives of others, as well as your own life. Make a resolution in 2015 to put down the phone when you are driving and to not drive distracted.

Read more in Tuesday's edition.

Sweetwater Reporter to host Chamber Coffee

January 6, 2015

The Sweetwater Reporter will host this month's Chamber Coffee at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 7.
The Sweetwater Reporter was founded by C.E. Gilbert in 1881--the year Nolan County was organized, under the name "Sweetwater Advance." Later published as the "Nolan County Review," it was purchased in 1906 by John W. Millsapps, who modernized the operation. In 1911, Millsapps and his partner W.A. Perry, with the assistance of managing editor C.A. Wade, began publishing daily editions under the Sweetwater Reporter banner.

Read more in Tuesday's edition.

Local forecast for Tuesday

January 6, 2015

Today will be sunny with a high near 52. Winds will be from the west-northwest around 10 mph, becoming north northeast in the afternoon.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 26 and north-northeast winds around 5 mph becoming calm.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

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January 6, 2015

RPMH welcomes new year baby

January 6, 2015

Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital welcomed the 2015 New Year Baby at 11 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 2.
Kayson Moris Palafox weighed eight pounds, three ounces and was 20.5 inches long. He is the son of David and Veronica Palafox of Sweetwater. He was also welcomed by two sisters, Alexis Gonzales and Leonora Lopez and a brother, Kylian Palafox. Grandparents are Beebie Palafox and Bertha and the late Juan Gonzales.
Little Kayson arrived to a wide variety of gifts donated by local businesses.

See the full story in our Monday edition.

Bench donated to Girl Scouts

January 6, 2015

Pictured are Liz Sands, Jamie Rasco, Andrea Mendez, Michelle Maitland, Chalyce Maitland, Mary Beth Taylor, Anna Taylor, Judy Leighow, Wenona Taylor and Lionel Mendez. VFW Post 2479 and the Nolan County Honor Guard purchased a bench to be placed around the singing tree at Girl Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains Camp Boothe Oaks.

January 2nd

County officials sworn into office

January 2, 2015

Nolan County elected officials were sworn into office on Friday morning at the Nolan County Courthouse. Shown from left to right are Jamie Clem, District Clerk; Whitley May, Nolan County Judge; Doug Alexander, County Commissioner Precinct 2; David Hall, County Court at Law Judge; Tony Lara, County Commissioner Precinct 4; Pat McGowan, County Clerk; and Sharon Gardner, Justice of the Peace. Swearing in the officials was 32nd Judicial District Judge Glen Harrison (far right).

RPMH helps with 2015 fitness goals with special offer

January 2, 2015

New state-of-the-art fitness center offers extended trial offer for new members

As the New Year approaches, many are already making plans on how to improve 2015. Resolutions vary from person to person, but health- and exercise-related goals always top the list in the U.S. and around the world. With wellness as a priority, the Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) is helping the community achieve their New Year’s goals with a special membership drive at the hospital’s Wellness Center.

Dedication service at Champion Baptist Church

January 2, 2015

The following churches are featured in this week's Religion page: Broadway Baptist Church, Champion Baptist Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, Lamar Street Baptist Church, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Read more in Friday's edition.

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