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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.

Light Crust Doughboys to perform Saturday

October 28, 2014

On Saturday night, Nov. 1, at 7:30 p.m., the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium will welcome a timeless musical act as part of the APPLAUSE music series.

Learn more in Tuesday's edition.

Family-friendly fall events continue tonight

October 28, 2014

Today, October 28, Nolan Nursing and Rehab, located at 705 N.E. Georgia will be sponsoring their annual fund raiser Fall Festival carnival from 4-6 p.m.
Funds from the event will be used to support Christmas gifts and activities for the residents of NNR. For more information, call Karla Knight, A.D. at 235-5417.
Also, Avondale Baptist Church, in conjunction with East Ridge PTO, Hoyt Place and KXOX will be hosting the 3rd Annual Trunk-or-Treat on Hoyt Street from 6:30-8:30 p.m. There will be games, candy and fun.

Tuesday's local forecast

October 28, 2014

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 73. Winds will be from the north-northeast at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 49 and northeast winds around 5 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

TNB awards Good Grades Pay winners

October 27, 2014

Fifty-seven Sweetwater High School students made the A-Honor Roll in the first six weeks of the 2014-2015 school year, and Texas National Bank continued with its commitment to recognize and award one lucky scholar from each grade with $50. The winners of the Texas National Bank Good Grades Pay Award for the first six seeks of the 2014-2015 school year were Mason Maxwell (9th grade), Kensi Chowning (10th grade), Ashleigh Jimenez (11th grade) and Columbus Hickmon (12th grade).

Learn more in Monday's edition.

Many attend Pumpkins on the Porch event

October 27, 2014

Many residents visited the Pioneer Museum on Saturday evening for the Evening at the Museum/Pumpkins on the Porch event sponsored by the Woman's Forum.

Read more and find photos in Monday's edition.

Halloween Movie Night scheduled tonight

October 27, 2014

Tonight, October 27, the County-City Library will have a Fun Family Halloween Movie Night premiering "Monster House" (rated PG) at 5:30 p.m.
Admission and snacks are free. Call 235-4978 for more information or go to www.sweetwaterlibrary.org; you can also find them on Facebook.

Local weather for Monday

October 27, 2014

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 88. Winds will be breezy and from the south southwest at 15 to 20 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 55 and southern winds at 10 to 15 mph. Winds will shift to the north after midnight.
Learn more at weather.gov.

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