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Virden Throws Another Gem, No. 11 Hawks Shut Down Idalou in Series Opener
SNYDER, TX-- The no. 11-ranked Wall Hawks took game one of their Region I Quarterfinal series with Idalou 11-0 in five innings, despite thunderstorms and a tornado warning halting play in the bottom of the second.
No. 11 Hawks Explode For Dramatic Comeback Win, Series Sweep
The Hawks would crank it up offensively, however, scoring 13 runs in the top of the sixth inning to take the lead.
Cotton trailer catches fire on Highway 84 for second time in 8 days
The spot where the the truck stopped is less than a mile from where another truck hauling cotton caught fire May 10,and in that case, the burning trailer full of cotton had to be pushed off of the road by fire crews.
Cross Plains, Hermleigh one win away Class 1A state softball berth
JoJo Morgan, Cross Plains’ ninth-year coach, said this is the furthest the Lady Buffs have ever been in softball, though the team came achingly close to playing for the region title last year. However, Gorman beat Cross Plains 4-0 in the region semifinals.
Car hauler jackknifes near Sweetwater, blocks traffic on I-20
Westbound I-20 was closed for several hours on Thursday at the Adrian Road Bridge, east of Sweetwater, because of a jackknifed car hauler.
Big Spring YMCA hosts free water safety event
“Swimming is normally the first activity that pops into a child’s mind, even adults, when it comes to ways to cool down in the summer, which is why we want to make sure that safety is top of mind as well,” Dathan Jones, YMCA CEO, said.
Beneath The Surface of Moss Creek Lake
"On a typical weekend during the summer moss lake is very busy its a popular place to go out, camp, picnic, boat and swim to cool off so I would say there are several hundred people out there on any given weekend at least," said Craig Ferguson, fire chief, Big Spring.
Grass fire in Roscoe burns 86 acres of land
The fire departments of Maryneal, Roscoe and Sweetwater were all dispatched to the site of the fire, with the Texas A&M Forest Service later being sent to the scene of the blaze due to terrain and mud compromising efforts to get the fire under control.
Traffic backed up after multiple crashes on I-20 near Sweetwater
NOLAN COUNTY, Texas -- Multiple crashes are being worked on I-20 east of Sweetwater, according to the Nolan County Sheriff’s Office.Both eastbound I-20 lanes have been blocked at “Adrian Bridge.” The inside lane on the westbound side has also been blocked.“Please use caution when driving on wet road
Lightning sparks fire in Nolan County
NOLAN COUNTY, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) -Lightning generated from thunderstorms Tuesday night sparked a fire near the community of Highland in Nolan County, according to the Sweetwater Fire Department.
Hermleigh pitcher plays 'game of her life' after dad passes away
On Monday, May 7, junior pitcher Morgan Kariainen finished practice, and called home to talk to her mother.
Truck hit by train near Trent, driver walks away
TRENT, Texas —A boom truck was hit by a train Wednesday morning near Trent.Somehow, the driver managed to walk away.GALLERY:The Department of Public Safety said the driver was trying to beat the train while crossing the tracks at I-20 and County Road 349 near Trent.The train – which was going 68 mil
Wet roads causing wrecks on I-20 in Nolan County
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office says multiple crashes have occurred east of Sweetwater, and "currently, both eastbound lanes of travel are blocked at Adrian Bridge, along with the inside lane on the westbound side."
2 seriously injured: 18-wheelers collide near Sweetwater, spilling potatoes, fence posts
SWEETWATER, Texas —Two drivers were seriously injured when their 18-wheelers collided near Sweetwater.The crash happened just before 7 a.m. on State Highway 153, just south of Highway 70.Sweetwater Fire Chief Grant Madden said both drivers were trapped. It took crews about 30 minutes to free one of
Two suspects arrested, indicted for 2016 double homicide in Snyder
Juan Baron, 26, was indicted on two counts of Murder, one count of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, and one count of Tampering with Evidence.
Sweetwater implementing nixle alert notification system
The City of Sweetwater has a new emergency and alert notification system called Nixle. It is similar to the alert system known as Code Red, established for the City of Abilene. Not only does Nixle warn those about inclement weather, it sends out push alerts regarding crime, traffic and even local ev
Three arrested in Big Spring burglary Investigation
BIG SPRING, Texas (Local 2/Fox 24) - Various drugs and a handgun were seized after a month long investigation in Big Spring, which has also resulted in three arrests.
Fire shuts down Highway 84 between Roscoe and Snyder
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Sweetwater man wants police officer that shot him on Monday night to go back on duty
Kelly Bailey visited her brother, Scottie Bailey, at University Medical Center in Lubbock and talked to him about what took place on Monday night.