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Free Geocache workshop to be presented at WASP Museum

October 31, 2014

Martin Baker and Boy Scout Troop #140 will present a free one hour Geocache workshop with short introductory video and personal instructions at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1, at the National WASP WWII Museum, located at 210 Avenger Field Road.

Read more in Friday's edition.

Light Crust Doughboys to perform Saturday

October 31, 2014

Oftentimes, when applying the term "legends" to a musical act, it's hyperbole on the part of an overzealous fan. But in the case of the Light Crust Doughboys, the term could be an understatement.

Read more in Friday's edition.

Local weekend events

October 31, 2014

Today, October 31 is the final day for the Nolan County Sign Ups for Goodfellows from 9 a.m. to noon, and 1-3 p.m. at the Sweetwater Fire Station, located at 900 E. Broadway.
Applicants need to bring latest proof of income, approval notice for food stamps, birth certificate for each child, pay stub and approval notice for T.A.N.F.
Also, SNAP will be hosting counselors at its 1701 Elm Street location from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Any senior (age 65+) who wishes to enroll or is currently enrolled in Medicare is encouraged to make an appointment with a benefits counselor free of charge.

Halloween weekend weather forecast

October 31, 2014

Today will be sunny with a high near 65. Winds will be from the north-northeast wind at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect mostly clear for your Trick-or-Treat forecast, with a low around 39 and northeast winds at 5 to 10 mph. Winds will shift to the east-southeast after midnight.
For this weekend, we'll see highs increasing from the mid-60s to the low 70s. Lows will be in the upper 40s but almost to 60 by Sunday night. Winds will increase throughout Saturday and Sunday, with gusts as high as 30 mph on Saturday.

Roscoe community banker to chair IBAT Board of Directors

October 30, 2014

The Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) is proud to announce that John Jay, president of Roscoe State Bank, will serve as chairman of the IBAT Board of Directors for 2014-2015. He officially accepted this position during the association’s 40th annual convention held in Fort Worth.

Read more in Thursday's edition.

Early voting ends Friday

October 30, 2014

Early voting will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday, Oct. 31, in the County Clerk's office located at 100 East Third, Suite 108.
Election Day will then take place on the following Tuesday, Nov. 4, with polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the respective polling places for the nine voting precincts in Nolan County.

Learn more and find a list of all the candidates appearing on the ballot in Thursday's edition.

Digital signs go up at DMI

October 30, 2014

Digital signs were put up on Wednesday morning at the new location for DMI Wealth Management and Insurance Solutions in Sweetwater.

Learn more in Thursday's edition.

Local events for Thursday

October 30, 2014

Today, October 30, Story Hour at the County-City Library for parents and their children will be at 10:45 a.m.
Library staff will lead the parents and children in stories and songs. Call 235-4978 for more information or go to www.sweetwaterlibrary.org.
Also, the Nolan County Sign Ups for Goodfellows will continue today and tomorrow from 9 a.m. to noon, and 1-3 p.m. at the Sweetwater Fire Station, located at 900 E. Broadway. Applicants need to bring latest proof of income, approval notice for food stamps, birth certificate for each child, pay stub and approval notice for T.A.N.F.

Sweetwater's forecast for Thursday

October 30, 2014

Today will be partly sunny with a high near 78. Winds will be from the south at 5 to 10 mph, becoming northwestern in the afternoon.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 49 and north-northeast winds around 10 mph. Before 1 a.m., we'll also have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

Goodfellows sign up begins today

October 29, 2014

It's that time of the year again, and Goodfellows is getting ready. This past week the Goodfellows had a meeting and were excited to see so many new faces and volunteers. 

Lady Mustangs celebrate

October 29, 2014

Members of the Sweetwater High School volleyball team react after their five-set win Tuesday over Big Spring. The Lady Mustangs will take a 22-12 season record into the playoffs next week.

See the story in Sports on page 7 of Wednesday's edition.

Local events for Wednesday

October 29, 2014

Today, October 29, the Nolan County Sign Ups for Goodfellows will take place through the 31st, from 9 a.m. to noon, and 1-3 p.m. each day at the Sweetwater Fire Station, located at 900 E. Broadway. Applicants need to bring latest proof of income, approval notice for food stamps, birth certificate for each child, pay stub and approval notice for T.A.N.F.
Also, the Adult Literacy/ESL class will meet at the County-City Library at 9:30 a.m.

Wednesday's local weather

October 29, 2014

Today will be sunny with a high near 78. Winds will be from the east at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 55 and east-southeastern winds around 5 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

TSTC hosts Big Country BEST Robotics competition

October 28, 2014

The Big Country Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology (BEST) Robotics hub, which is managed by Texas State Technical College, took place on Saturday, Oct. 25. This year’s topic was Blade Runner, which is all about the engineering challenges associated with the implementation of modern wind energy technology. 

Learn more in Tuesday's edition.

County Commission leaves burn ban off

October 28, 2014

Nolan County Commissioners voted Monday to leave the burn ban off for at least two more weeks, as the area is still moist, thanks to recent rainfall.

Read more in Tuesday's edition.

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