Heavy rains and a possible lightning strike over the weekend caused a tree limb to split and fall onto a power line along Twelfth and Hailey Street, causing a power outage in the area. Police were quickly called to the scene and diverted traffic to one lane northbound on Hailey.
Typically, siblings like to argue about things, big and small. It’s even more true when those siblings happen to be teenagers. The same cannot be said for sisters Cheyenna and Brooklynn Petty. They are CX debate Champions.
A tree located in the alley behind the Sweetwater Reporter was damaged in Tuesday night's storm, causing the electricity to go out at the Reporter. The Wednesday edition of the Sweetwater Reporter will be out later than normal this afternoon due to the outage.
Hug a Newsman Day takes place on April 04, 2017. Give a big hug to your local newsperson today! It is still referred to this neat day as National Hug a Newsman Day, although it is no official national day.
Sweetwater is a strong, vibrant and healthy community. It has been made so by the countless dedicated healthcare professionals that work in our area. These can be found in abundance at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital and its Rural Healthcare Clinic.