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Greg Abbott's Dangerous Decision Tells Big Business "I'm On Your Side," Says Rachel Maddow
Attorney General and Republican candidate for governor Greg Abbott has come under fire recently for his decision to change decades-old standards of a Texan's right to know if hazardous chemicals are stored in their neighborhoods after receiving a sizeable donation from the Koch family.
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Wed Jul 09, 2014
Lake Trammell bait shop to be torn down
City Commissioners met Tuesday morning for their regular session. The minutes from the June 10 meeting were approved.
I-20 bridge overpass closed
The Interstate 20 bridge overpass at MM 248 near Sweetwater is closed to repair a hole in the bridge deck.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Lions Club Fourth of July parade is Friday
Celebrate Indepen-dence Day in Sweetwater at the Annual Lions Club 4th of July Parade on Friday, July 4, beginning at 10 a.m. Those who wish to participate in the parade are asked to begin lining up along the 200 block of Ash Street at 9:30 a.m. The parade will then begin at 10 a.m. Parade viewers can watch as the parade makes its way south on Ash ... (more)
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Highland Heights welcomes new pastor
Shown is Jake Wade, who has taken on the role of pastor at Highland Heights United Methodist Church.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Early morning house fire consumes home
An early morning fire that began around 5 a.m. on Monday engulfed a home near Fifteenth and Vine Streets in Sweetwater.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Police in standoff on West Broadway
Sweetwater Police, along with several other entities, are reportedly in a standoff with 50-year-old Michael Berry on his property on West Broadway behind the old Midway Drive-in.
TSTC awards scholarships to area high school students
Texas State Technical College has awarded scholarships to 39 high school students from ATEMS, Blanket, Breckenridge, Colorado City, Cisco, Early, Gorman, Graford, Hamlin, Jim Ned, Loraine, Roscoe and Sweetwater.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Fatal wreck on Newman Street
One person was killed in a one vehicle accident just after 10 p.m. on Monday evening on the 800 block of Newman Street in Sweetwater according to Sweetwater emergency authorities.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Monday's forecast for Sweetwater
Today, we'll have a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with partly sunny skies and a high near 89. Winds will be breezy and from the east-northeast at 10 to 20 mph, becoming southern in the afternoon.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Thursday's forecast for Sweetwater
Today will be partly sunny with a high near 89. Winds will be breezy and from the south-southeast at 15 to 20 mph.
Mon Jun 16, 2014
TSTC-Breck to offer Certified Nurse Aide training starting July 2
Texas State Technical College is offering Certified Nurse Aide training in Breckenridge beginning Wednesday, July 2. The training will be Monday through Thursday for approximately seven weeks.
Fri Jun 13, 2014
SEED board discusses oil and gas impact
The economic impact study of the oil and gas activities in the West Texas Energy Consortium region has been completed and was discussed at the SEED board of directors' meeting held Monday.
Thu Jun 12, 2014
Reclaim Sweetwater lunch and learn seminar well received
Shown is Gary Decker of Stamford. He was the speaker at this month's Lunch and Learn, "Reclaim Sweetwater" seminar at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.