Archive

November 17th, 2014

First compressed natural gas station opens in Sweetwater

November 17, 2014

amp Trillium, LLC, the joint venture between ampCNG and Trillium CNGâ„¢ announced that the first public access compressed natural gas (CNG) station in the city of Sweetwater has officially opened. Located at 9409 S. I-20 Frontage Road, the amp Trillium station will service Class-8 trucks as well as any CNG vehicle. It is the fourth of seven public fueling stations to be opened as part of a previously announced agreement with Dairy Farmers of America and Select Milk Producers to convert a portion of their diesel fleets to CNG-powered trucks.

Read more in Monday's edition.

Sweetwater ISD offers gifted education

November 17, 2014

Sweetwater ISD conducts a program for students with above average potential in academic and creative-productive thinking skills in grades K-12. This gifted education program is designed to challenge students to accelerate above and beyond the regular school curriculum.
Nominations will be taken until Nov. 24.

Read more in Monday's edition.

Doug Sitter State Farm seeking donations for WTCAC

November 17, 2014

Doug Sitter State Farm is once again partnering with The West Texas Children’s Advocacy Center and taking donations of toiletries for the families they served this year.  Donations such as toiletry items including soap, toothpaste, shampoo, toothbrushes, deodorant, lotion, hand sanitizer, Clorox wipes, Kleenex and Q-tips are needed. Donations will be taken until Tuesday, Dec. 9. The center will be distributing the items to the families for Christmas. 

Francisco Rudolfo (Rudy) Herrera, Jr.

November 17, 2014

Francisco Rudolfo (Rudy) Herrera, Jr., age 50, of Sweetwater, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014 at his residence.
A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel recited by David Mendez.
Holy Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014 at Holy Spirit Parish (Immaculate Heart of Mary) with Bishop Joe Vasquez officiating. Burial will follow later at Highland Memorial Cemetery in Stamford. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.

S’water girls lose game at S-Angelo L’View

November 17, 2014

Sweetwater traveled to San Angelo Lake View for a non-district girls basketball game Saturday and lost to the Maidens, 70-33, as their record fell to 0-2.

Read more in Monday's edition.

AARP meeting scheduled tonight

November 17, 2014

Tonight, the Nolan County Chapter 2009 AARP will meet at the SNAP building at 6:30 p.m. A business meeting and musical program will be presented.
A covered dish meal will be served. Please come and bring a dish.

Local forecast for Monday

November 17, 2014

Today will be sunny with a high near 40, with wind chill values between 14 and 24. Winds will come from the north-northwest at 5 to 10 mph, shifting to the east-northeast in the afternoon.
Expect clear conditions tonight, with a low around 25 and wind chill values between 16 and 21. Winds will be from the east at 5 to 10 mph, becoming south after midnight.

VIDEO: Big 12 Big Plays: Texas' Pass Attack Leads The Way

November 17, 2014

Welcome to bowl eligibility, Texas Longhorns. See how Tyrone Swoopes' two touchdown passes led Charlie Strong's team past Oklahoma State for their sixth win of the season.

Weekly sports calendar

November 17, 2014

MONDAY, NOV. 17
Basketball
Sweetwater 7th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ girls will host Snyder (season openers) at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
Roscoe junior high boys will host Winters starting at 5 p.m.
Roscoe junior high girls at Winters starting at 5 p.m.
Highland junior high teams will host Borden County (season openers) starting at 6 p.m.
Blackwell junior high teams at Bronte (season openers) starting at 6 p.m.
TUESDAY, NOV. 18
Basketball
Sweetwater boys will host Early (season openers for both teams): freshmen at 4:30 p.m., JV at 6 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m.

Blackwell beats RS for 6th win in a row

November 17, 2014

TRENT — The Blackwell Hornets have gotten hot at the right time.
Friday’s 52-6 Class 1A, Division II bi-district win over the Rising Star Wild-cats was the sixth in a row for Blackwell (7-3), which will face Sands in the area round.

Read more in our weekend edition.

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