Saturday May 18
Grand Jury indicts 11
A Nolan County Grand Jury indicted 11 people this past week. Six of those indictments were sealed.
Fri May 17, 2013
Negotiations continue on bait shop lease
During Tuesday's Sweetwater City Commission meeting, discussion was held on the lease agreement between the city and G.M. Morgan, Inc., the entity who is doing business as Sweetwater Lake Marina for the city-owned property known as the Lake Sweetwater Bait Shop.
Nolan County 4-H Meats Judging Team wins contest
The Nolan County 4-H Meats Judging Team recently won the District 7 4-H intermediate judging contest.
Wed May 15, 2013
SEED to participate in Cline Shale study
The SEED Board of Directors approved the financial participation in a Cline Shale study performed by the University of Texas at San Antonio during their meeting on Monday morning.
SISD first in the nation to implement COPsync 911
Shown is Ron Wessner, the CEO of COPsync, Inc., presenting the COPsync 911 school security program at Tuesday's press conference.
Fri May 10, 2013
Rain and hail in Nolan County
One vehicle was involved in an accident in front of K-Mart on Thursday afternoon.
Wed May 08, 2013
Blood drives in Sweetwater tomorrow
Meek Blood Center will bring two bloodmobiles to Sweetwater on Thursday, May 9 from noon until 6 p.m. The bloodmobile that usually parks at the Nolan County Courthouse will be parked in the First Financial Bank parking lot located across the street from the Post Office.
Mon May 06, 2013
Gory Snake-Slaying Fest Is Strange New Revelry for Rowdy Photog
Mike Sells prepares to lie in a casket in front of his RV. Sells plays the prank every year to scare people driving to and from the roundup.
Fri May 03, 2013
County forward planning committee discusses current, future initiatives
Shown at the Nolan County Forward Planning committee meeting are Kim Alexander, Superintendent of Roscoe ISD; Jeff Posey with Bitter Creek Water Supply Corporation; Nathan Ehlert, business manager for Sweetwater ISD; Terry Pittman, Superintendent of Sweetwater ISD; and Gail Lawrence, President of Texas State Technical College West Texas.
Thu May 02, 2013
Cline Shale could bring more than oil
During the recent Nolan County Forward Planning committee meeting at the Sweetwater Country Club, the topic of public safety was presented by Sweetwater Chief of Police Brian Frieda.
Wed May 01, 2013
Big Country Journal: Roundup of rattlesnakes is slitherin' our way
Ronald W. Erdrich/Reporter-News Kayla Chowning the Miss Snake Charmer for 2012 , speaks with hopefuls for this year's contest at media day for the World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup.
TxDOT offers updates at county planning meeting
Shown at the Nolan County Forward Planning Committee meeting are Donna Boatright, Administrator at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital; Garolyn Jergins with Workforce Solutions in Abilene; Blair Haynie with TxDOT; and Herbert Bickley with TxDOT.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
RPMH to host Chamber Coffee
Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital, located at 200 E. Arizona, will be the site for this month's Chamber Coffee.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
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NCSO makes presentations at county meeting
During Monday's meeting of the Nolan County Commissioners, a few presentations were heard from the Nolan County Sheriff's Office .
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Officials investigate vacant-house fire in Nolan County
A house fire that sparked at 7 a.m. Tuesday in Nolan County is being investigated Nolan County Sheriff's Office along with the Texas State Fire Marshal's Office, according to a statement from the sheriff's office Thursday.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Request for rail line crossing heard at county meeting
During the Nolan County Commissioners' meeting on Monday, discussion was held which stemmed from a request by a business in the oil/gas transportation industry to re-establish a rail line--which crosses County Road 108--and put it back into service.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Health Department celebrates NIIW
Pictured are Tanja Jennings and Lilia Melendez, nurses at the Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department, with teddy bears that will be given to infants during immunization clinics in April to celebrate National Infant Immunization Week.