Archive - Oct 24, 2011
On Monday night, Oct. 17, amidst roaring winds and blowing sand, the Sweetwater High School Marching Band put on a classy performance to earn them straight â€ś1sâ€ť in UIL marching competition in Abilene. â€śWe knew the bad weather was on the way, and it hit just as the band was preparing to perform,â€ť explained band booster photographer Carola Martin. â€śWe braced ourselves, and the band played and marched like it was a walk in the park.â€ť
Early voting for the Texas Constitutional Amendment Election begins on Monday, Oct. 24, 2011, in the Nolan County Clerk's Office, located at 100 E. Third Street, Suite 108 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday until Friday, Nov. 4, 2011. The last day for the County Clerk to receive an application to vote by mail is Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
For the second year in a row, there will be two back-to-back fundraising events associated with the Round-Up for Rehab in Sweetwater to raise dollars for the West Texas Rehabilitation Center. A Shrimp Peel dinner and auction will be held at the Nolan County Annex on Tuesday evening, Oct. 25, the night before the sale at Sweetwater Auction which will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 26.
The Texas Rangers evened the World Series at two games apiece with a 4-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. Pictured here is Texas slugger Josh Hamilton hitting a single during Saturday's game against the Cardinals. Game 5 is tonight in Arlington.