September 3rd, 2014

Spikers crush Colorado City

September 3, 2014

After winning Game 1 against Colorado City, the Sweetwater volleyball team began Game 2 of Tuesday’s non-district match in lack-luster fashion, at one time trailing 10-5.
Coach Liz Miller didn’t like what she was seeing. “I could tell after the first few points that we’d get beat if we didn’t take care of busi-ness,” she said of her team’s Game 2 start.

Read the full story in Wednesday's print edition in Sports.

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.

April Dawn (Montgomery) Simmons

September 2, 2014

A memorial service for April Dawn (Montgomery) Simmons, 33, of Sweetwater, will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Reverend Eric Horton officiating, under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
She died on Aug. 30, 2014 at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
She was born on March 18, 1981 in Sweetwater. She moved back to Sweetwater from New York three years ago. She was a certified nurses aide and a waitress and attended the Church of God.'s Andrew Perloff, Aaron Nagler and Chris Burke discuss the upset losses by the Seattle...
Joe Buck and Troy Aikman break down the Cowboys' win.
MONDAY, SEPT. 15 Volleyball Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade teams will play at Lamesa at 4:30 and 5:30...


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