The Daily Press Sweetwater Reporter | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2014-12-21T00:26:03-05:00 Unicem expansion to double plant's capacity2014-12-21T00:26:03-05:002014-12-21T00:26:03-05:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterThe plant, which has been in operation since 1951, will soon be replaced almost completely with a state-of-the-art facility that will more than double its present production output.Growing demands that stem from increased oilfield activity in the region, as well as Buzzi’s desire to diversify its market share, are the primary reasons for the expansion — which will cost about $250 million.Sweetwater, TXBrian McCormackBuzzi Unicem expansion to double plant's capacitySweetwater speaks at annual interpretive luncheon2014-12-21T00:22:02-05:002014-12-21T00:22:02-05:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterSweetwater, TXBelinda SerranoCarter speaks at annual interpretive luncheonSweetwater nursing program accepting applications for Summer 2015 term2014-12-21T00:20:33-05:002014-12-21T00:20:33-05:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterSweetwater, TXNo author availableTSTC nursing program accepting applications for Summer 2015 termSweetwater representatives speak to SIS students2014-12-21T00:18:00-05:002014-12-21T00:18:00-05:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterSweetwater, TXTatiana RodriguezTFB representatives speak to SIS studentsSweetwater OF THE DAY: Good Things - Unforgettable Holiday Cookies2014-12-20T23:20:29-05:002014-12-20T23:20:29-05:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater Reporter<script type="text/javascript"async src="" id="_nw2e-js"></script>Sweetwater, TXNo author availableVIDEO OF THE DAY: Good Things - Unforgettable Holiday CookiesSweetwater native brings home pecan awards2014-12-20T16:43:36-05:002014-12-19T19:17:04-05:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterOut of eleven entries, Boston won first place in an assortment of categories: Other Varieties (Classic and New Division); and Cheyenne, Hopi, Onocee, and Pawnee (Commercial Division). His first-place win in Variety Seedlings (Classic and New Division) earned him the honor of Grand Champion, while winning first place in Sioux (Commercial Division) garnered him a Grand Champion medal.Sweetwater, TXBelinda SerranoRoscoe native brings home pecan awardsSweetwater weekend activities2014-12-19T09:07:25-05:002014-12-18T13:53:29-05:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterOn Saturday, Highland ISD will be having their local stockshow. This show is sponsored by the Highland Ag Boosters and will begin at 11 a.m. at the new Ag Facility located behind the school.  There will be a dedication of the new building to Herman Henson, a past Ag teacher of Highland, around noon. The Ag Boosters will have a concession stand and will be cooking hamburgers for the noon meal. There will also be a fundraiser auction. Everyone is invited for the dedication and to enjoy watching the exhibitors show their animal projects.And from 8 p.m. until midnight, Mike and the Last Call Band will perform at the VFW.Sweetwater, TXNo author availableLocal weekend activitiesSweetwater weather lookout2014-12-19T09:07:24-05:002014-12-18T13:51:34-05:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterExpect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 37 and north northeast winds around 5 mph. After midnight, winds will shift to the south.For this weekend, we should see highs in the middle to upper 50s, with winds from the south around 5 to 10 mph. Weekend lows will be in the lower 40s.Sweetwater, TXNo author availableWeekend weather lookoutSweetwater pipeline crossing through Nolan County 2014-12-18T11:47:12-05:002014-12-18T11:47:12-05:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterThe line, which is owned by oil giant Sunoco, is being implemented to transport West Texas crude oil to the company's tank facility in Corsicana.Sweetwater, TXBrian McCormackSunoco pipeline crossing through Nolan County Sweetwater donates to Goodfellows2014-12-18T11:43:07-05:002014-12-18T11:43:07-05:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterAccepting the check on behalf of Goodfellows was Audrey Turnbow (third from right), owner of Twisted T Liquor & Gifts. Representing DHRD were (from left) Midon Wingo (Above Rubies); Ashley Silva; Melissa Winslow (Maully Pop); Jessica Parks (Ariel Assault) and Angelique Wells (Tye or Die). Sweetwater, TXNo author availableDHRD donates to GoodfellowsSweetwater