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November 12th, 2014

Rollover spills gasoline mixture in Nolan County

November 12, 2014

The driver of an 18-wheeler carrying a mixture of gasoline and diesel was transferred to Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in stable condition on Tuesday afternoon after the truck he was driving rolled over on Highway 70 in Nolan County, according to Sweetwater Fire Chief and Emergency Services Manager Grant Madden. He was later transferred to a Lubbock Hospital.

Get all the details in Wednesday's edition.

TSTC registering for spring semester

November 12, 2014

Students are registering for the spring semester at Texas State Technical College. TSTC offers affordable, accelerated training for in-demand careers. TSTC Career Services provides assistance with resumes, interview skills and career placement. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, 73% of jobs require an Associate’s degree or less, while only 27% require a Bachelor’s degree or more.
Apply at tstc.edu/spring15 or call 325.235.7300 today. TSTC has four campuses in the Big Country — Abilene, Breckenridge, Brownwood and Sweetwater.

RPMH hosts special lunch and learn seminar on Veterans Day

November 12, 2014

Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) held a special Lunch and Learn seminar this month on Tuesday as one of its employees recounted his personal military experience.

Read more in Wednesday's edition.

Local Sports Calendar

November 12, 2014

THURSDAY, NOV. 13
Basketball
Roscoe junior high boys will play at Hamlin (season openers) starting at 5 p.m.
Football
BI-DISTRICT
PLAYOFFS
Sweetwater vs. Perryton (Class 4A, Division II), 7 p.m., Canyon’s Kimbrough Stadium.
Roscoe vs. Wink (Class 2A, Division II), 7 p.m., Big Spring’s Memorial Stadium.
Post vs. San Angelo Grape Creek (Class 3A, Division II), 7 p.m., Sweetwater’s Mustang Bowl.
FRIDAY, NOV. 14
Football
BI-DISTRICT
PLAYOFFS
Highland vs. Crowell (Class 1A, Division I), 7:30 p.m., Anson’s Tiger Stadium.

SW feels Highland’s sting, 57-24

November 12, 2014

After consecutive trips to Austin, Highland girls basketball coach Shea Baucom said goodbye to three starters — 6-1 Sierra Allen, 5-10 Beth Richburg and 6-0 Schyler Kimbrell — who were a key part of that ultra-successful two-year run.

Read more in Wednesday's edition in Sports.

Wednesday's local events

November 12, 2014

Today, November 12, the Adult Literacy/ESL class will meet at the County-City Library at 9:30 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
And tonight, a community pep rally will take place for the Sweetwater Mustangs and Lady Mustangs as they are playoff bound. The pep rally will take place at the Nolan County Courthouse with the Pop Sensations performing at 7:30 p.m. and the pep rally beginning at 8 p.m.

Local weather for Wednesday

November 12, 2014

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 36. Winds will be breezy with a north-northeast wind at 15 to 20 mph, making chill values between 10 and 20.
Expect mostly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 21 and north-northeast winds remaining around 15 mph. Wind chill values could range between 8 and 18.
Learn more at weather.gov.

November 11th

Sweetwater ISD team prepares for Nov. 12 community pep rally

November 11, 2014

On Nov. 10, 2014, a group of Sweetwater ISD sponsors and administrators were walking the square just north of the Nolan County Courthouse in preparation for the community-wide pep rally on Wednesday, Nov. 12. Community member, Beth Maxwell said, "It's great to see them prepare for a special event like our community pep rally. We are proud of the Sweetwater teams and want to show our appreciation at the pep rally."

Pro Football Recap

November 11, 2014

Thursday 11/6
Cleveland (6-3) 24 @
Cincinnati (5-3-1) 3

The Battle of Ohio had some playoff implications for the first time in years. Cleveland took sole possession of first place in the AFC North after a dominating victory over Cincinnati. Cincinnati QB Andy Dalton had the worst performance of his career as he went 10-33 for 86 yards and 3 interceptions. This resulted in a quarterback rating of 2. As for Cleveland, this marks the latest in the season they have been in first place since 1994.

Sunday 11/9/14
Arizona (8-1) 31 vs
St. Louis (3-6) 14

Local VFW hosts flag raising ceremony

November 11, 2014

Sweetwater VFW Post 2479 hosted its annual flag raising ceremonies this morning at 7 a.m. Shown are members of the Nolan County Honor Guard Tommy Millett, Lionel Mendez and Richard Posey and bugler Billy Weems during the ceremony.

Find more photos in Tuesday's edition.

The Sweetwater girls fell to 0-4 after losing, 50-36, to Abilene Cooper in basket-ball action here...
Haskell boys 44, Highland boys 33 Roscoe girls 40, Westbrook girls 27 Find individual stats in...
Six of Nolan County’s area high school basketball teams are scheduled to play today before taking a...

 

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