The Daily Press http://sweetwaterreporter.com http://sweetwaterreporter.com/apfeed.xml--1 Sweetwater Reporter | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2014-09-22T11:49:00-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12740WASP Museum receive loan for $5.8 million expansion2014-09-22T11:49:00-04:002014-09-22T11:49:00-04:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterSweetwater, TXNo author availableWASP Museum receive loan for $5.8 million expansionSweetwater Reporterurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12740Change0Usable2014-09-22T11:49:00-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12739SYATP set for Sept. 242014-09-22T11:46:50-04:002014-09-22T11:46:50-04:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterSweetwater, TXNo author availableSYATP set for Sept. 24Sweetwater Reporterurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12739Change0Usable2014-09-22T11:46:50-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12738Infigen Energy donates to KOL2014-09-22T11:44:59-04:002014-09-22T11:44:59-04:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterSweetwater, TXNo author availableInfigen Energy donates to KOLSweetwater Reporterurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12738Change0Usable2014-09-22T11:44:59-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12737Local weather for Monday2014-09-22T09:52:48-04:002014-09-22T09:52:48-04:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterThose rain chances will remain tonight, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 64. Winds will come from the southeast at 5 to 10 mph.Sweetwater, TXNo author availableLocal weather for MondaySweetwater Reporterurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12737Change0Usable2014-09-22T09:52:48-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12736Fracking Nolan County: The pros and the cons2014-09-22T09:48:36-04:002014-09-22T09:48:36-04:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterThe short-term economic impacts in the area due to fracking are certain to be positive.An increase in population means a wider tax base, which in turn means more funds for public works. The availability of high-paying jobs helps to lift communities out of poverty and reduces unemployment rates. The more businesses which come in, the more diverse the local economy becomes. There are a lot of reasons to smile when a boom hits.But there are some very real environmental costs related to fracking. Some are manageable and some can be detrimental to the public good in a worst case scenario.Sweetwater, TXBrian McCormackFracking Nolan County: The pros and the consSweetwater Reporterurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12736Change0Usable2014-09-22T09:48:36-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12735Sweetest Day Festival set for Oct. 112014-09-22T09:45:12-04:002014-09-22T09:45:12-04:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterThis sentiment is expressed by Scott Morgan of Morgan Real Estate, who headed up last year's Sweetest Day Benefit Concert. This year, he has recruited Melonnie Hicks of the Pioneer Museum to help plan a Sweetest Day Festival.The celebration will take place on Saturday, Oct. 11, at Newman Park from 2-6 p.m. Sweetwater, TXBelinda SerranoSweetest Day Festival set for Oct. 11Sweetwater Reporterurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12735Change0Usable2014-09-22T09:45:12-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12734Home Free concert to benefit Cornerstone Christian School2014-09-22T09:43:11-04:002014-09-22T09:43:11-04:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterHome Free, the a cappella country band who took home the title of Season 4 champion in NBC's "The Sing-Off," will be in concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Moody Coliseum, located on the campus of Abilene Christian University. All proceeds from the concert will go toward the local Christian school.Sweetwater, TXBelinda SerranoHome Free concert to benefit Cornerstone Christian SchoolSweetwater Reporterurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12734Change0Usable2014-09-22T09:43:11-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12733Josh Abbott Band to release new album2014-09-22T09:38:56-04:002014-09-22T09:38:56-04:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterBut fans in Sweetwater can take pride in one of their own making it big as the band prepares for its first nationally-released album. The drummer of the band, Edward Villanueva, is a 2005 graduate of Sweetwater High School. Sweetwater, TXBelinda SerranoJosh Abbott Band to release new albumSweetwater Reporterurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12733Change0Usable2014-09-22T09:38:56-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12727Avondale Baptist to have work day Saturday2014-09-19T16:02:23-04:002014-09-19T12:02:39-04:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterSweetwater, TXNo author availableAvondale Baptist to have work day SaturdaySweetwater Reporterurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12727Change0Usable2014-09-19T12:02:39-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12726Sweetwater Tractor Supply to host Pet Appreciation Week event Saturday2014-09-19T14:01:51-04:002014-09-19T11:57:22-04:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterHeld Sept. 17-21, Pet Appreciation Week or P.A.W. is Tractor Supply's annual event to celebrate pets and introduce families to the joy of owning animals.Sweetwater, TXNo author availableSweetwater Tractor Supply to host Pet Appreciation Week event SaturdaySweetwater Reporterurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12726Change0Usable2014-09-19T11:57:22-04:00