Archive - Jan 2011

January 29th

Super Bowl XLV to be powered by local wind farm

January 29, 2011

A Green Energy program created by Just Energy, the largest competitive green energy retailer in North America, the National Football League and the North Texas Super Bowl XLV Host Committee will ensure the 2011 Super Bowl will be the greenest NFL championship on record.

VA announces Open House of Veteran Healing Center

January 29, 2011

Mr. Daniel L. Marsh, Director of West Texas VA Health Care System, is pleased to announce the ribbon cutting and Open House of the Veteran Healing Center in Big Spring which will house the Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program. A ribbon will be cut and an unveiling of the signage will occur on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011 in front of the newly constructed facility located on the northwest portion of the VA campus. Following a short program, tours will be provided of the beautiful facility. Parking will be available in the employee parking lot adjacent to Ryan Street.

January 28th

Word of God Church acknowledges five years

January 28, 2011

The Word of God ministry is acknowledging five years of God's blessings upon the church. Five years ago the Lord inspired a vision for this ministry to be manifested. Even though the workings of it started years earlier in Pastor Dale Stowe's life, the reality of it started Jan. 29, 2006. Much of what the Lord has envisioned has come to pass, but there is more to come.

137 white crosses on church lawn

January 28, 2011

On the Faith Lutheran Church lawn, the white crosses continue to stand this week, as they continue to uphold their beliefs on the sanctity of human life. On the church lawn are 137 crosses representing the number of abortions that take place every hour in the United States. Since 1973, approximately 52 million children have had their lives taken from them. That number equals the population of 18 States, stretching from Mississippi north to Minnesota, west to Idaho and Oregon, and back down to Louisiana.

Singer, songwriter Jack Williams to perform at Java Jax Saturday

January 28, 2011

This is Jack Williams' first visit to Java Jax, to perform this coming Saturday evening show on the Jan. 29. After a conversation with Williams and discussing his talents in music from even when he was a small child, I can only imagine how great the show will be. When speaking to Williams it didn't take long to start up a conversation about subject material that we could both relate to.

Wendy B. Wade

January 28, 2011

Kinston---Wendy Butler Wade, 49, of Kinston, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011. Wendy was born Feb. 16, 1961, in Cisco, Texas to Clyde Butler of Sweetwater, TX and the late Patricia Ann Wallace Butler. In addition to her mother, Wendy was preceded in death by her husband of 31 years, Rufus F. Wade; daughter, Kassi Wade; and sister, Cindy Foster. Wendy graduated from the Lenoir Community College School Of Nursing and worked as a registered nurse with 3HC. Wendy was passionate about nursing and treated her patients as family.

Evelyn Estelle Hillyard

January 28, 2011

Services for Evelyn Estelle Hillyard , 89, of Kaufman, TX, are scheduled for 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, at Eubank Funeral Chapel in Canton with Bro. Dan Baum officiating. Burial will be in Haven of Memories in Canton under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home.
She passed away Jan. 26, 2011, in Kaufman, TX.
Family will receive friends Saturday from 10-11 a.m. at the funeral home.
Visit www.eubankfh.com to sign the online guestbook.

Several area teams have key district games today

January 28, 2011

The first month of the new year is nearly over. That means the high school basket-ball playoffs are getting close, and over the next few weeks the postseason berths in each of the state’s districts will be decided.
While Sweetwater’s teams are off tonight, the other six Nolan County varsity squads will see action and three of them are still very much in the playoff hunt. In District 9-A, Division I, Roscoe’s teams have a doubleheader at Haskell while in District 11-A, Division II, Highland’s teams host Loraine and in District 12-A, Division II, Blackwell’s teams will host Paint Rock.

Girls powerlifters 2nd at Big Spring

January 28, 2011

Sweetwater High School’s girls powerlifting team placed second at Big Spring’s recent meet and posed with their plaque afterward. Standing from left are Bri Munoz, Alexis Thompson, Kika Hernandez, Loni Mendez, and Briana Rosas. Seated are Lexie Perez (holding the plaque) and Cari Aguilar.

January 27th

Wear Red Day Luncheon set for Feb. 4

January 27, 2011

The Nolan County American Heart Association Board will be hosting their first Wear Red Day Luncheon on Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, to promote women's heart health during heart month. Feb. 4 was recently designated as Wear Red Day in Nolan County.
The luncheon will begin at noon at The Center at Texas State Technical College with special guest speaker Susan Hash of Abilene. Hash is employed by TSTC in Abilene and is a recent cardiac survivor.

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