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  1. Big Country Athletic Hall of Fame is celebrating 15 yearsRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2016 | Sweetwater Reporter

    The Big Country Athletic Hall of Fame is celebrating its 15th year of honoring Big Country athletes, coaches, referees and media. With the inclusion of the Class of 2016, there are now 138 members of the Big Country Athletic Hall of Fame, an impressive group that includes four members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, several members of college halls of fame, a number of Olympians, a Masters champion, former and some current NFL, NBA and major league baseball players, numerous state champion athletes and coaches and the most decorated athlete in the history of the University Interscholastic League - all of whom called the Big Country their home.


  2. Poetry reading with Jonathan FinkRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2016 | Sweetwater Reporter

    Abilene Christian University's Department of Language and Literature, with the support of The Grace Museum, will bring to Abilene award-winning writer and Cooper High School graduate Jonathan Fink at a poetry reading on Thursday, April 14. Fink's reading will take place from 7-7:50 p.m. in the ballroom at The Grace. The poetry reading will be followed by a book signing of Fink's new, highly praised collection of poems, The Crossing.


  3. Public meetings scheduled for next weekRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2016 | Sweetwater Reporter

    The Texas Department of Transportation is asking for public input on a proposed amendment to the current 2015-2018 Rural Transportation Improvement Program and the draft 2017 - 2020 Rural TIP for the Abilene District. A brief presentation will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions of and provide comments to TxDOT representatives.


  4. Holy Spirit Parish key parish and liturgical leaders to attend training sessionsRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2016 | Sweetwater Reporter

    Holy Spirit Parish key parish and liturgical leaders as well as interested parishioners will be attending the Be My Witness/Sean Mis Testigos training sessions on Thursday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m. at St. Vincent Pallotti, 2525 Westview Drive in Abilene. Be My Witness is a new program initiated by Bishop Michael Sis for the San Angelo Diocese.


  5. The Legendary Clint Black to perform in Abilene on April 16Read the original story

    Feb 15, 2016 | Sweetwater Reporter

    VIP Sports Getaway announces the legendary Clint Black, a five time Academy of Country Music award winner and 1990 Country Music Awards male vocalist of the year will perform in Abilene on April 16, at the Taylor County Expo Center. Mr. Black has enjoyed 22 number one hits on the Billboard charts.


  6. Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas to host job fair for...Read the original story

    Dec 15, 2015 | Sweetwater Reporter

    Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas is hosting a hiring event for Mortenson Construction on Dec. 17. Mortenson Construction is currently filling positions for the construction of the Alamo 7 Solar project, which will be built in the Haskell area. The current project has an immediate need for an estimated 150 workers.


  7. McMurry University faculty receive Sam Taylor FellowshipsRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2015 | Sweetwater Reporter

    Seven McMurry University faculty members have been chosen to receive Sam Taylor Fellowships. Given annually by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church, the Fellowships are for research projects or continuing education.


  8. Broadway shows coming to AbileneRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2015 | Sweetwater Reporter

    The 2015-2016 Broadway Season is just around the corner, and this year Abilene, Texas is going the extra mile. The first show of the season will take place on November 17th at the Abilene Civic Center Auditorium.


  9. Governor Abbott honors Veterans, addresses Veterans Day paradeRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2015 | Sweetwater Reporter

    Governor Greg Abbott today delivered remarks following the conclusion of the Veterans Day Parade down South Congress Avenue. Speaking at the Texas Capitol in Austin, Governor Abbott took the opportunity to thank all men and women in uniform for their service and remind those in attendance to proudly honor and show gratitude for our veterans this Veterans Day.


  10. Abilene area TxDOT projects Nov. 2-6Read the original story

    Oct 31, 2015 | Sweetwater Reporter

    Taylor County a FM 1235 north of I-20 - base repairs to various areas a FM 707 north of I-20 - base repairs to various areas a I-20 - sign installation a Various locations - blade patching Haskell County a US 277 - blade patching a FM 1661 - ditch maintenance south of Sagerton a Various locations - sign maintenance As always, drivers are encouraged to watch for crew members and large, slow moving equipment in work zones, and to always drive to conditions.


  11. TxDOT to host second public meeting on possible US 83/84 improvementsRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2015 | Sweetwater Reporter

    Due to considerable growth in the southern portion of Abilene and Taylor County, TxDOT is hosting a public open house to gather additional input and review previous comments regarding possible improvements to the US 83/84 corridor, specifically the six-plus miles south from Iberis Road to the US 83/US 84 split. All interested citizens are invited and encouraged to attend the open house, scheduled from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept.


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