Archive - Oct 18, 2013
The Nolan County sign-ups for Sweetwater Goodfellows will be Oct. 30, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-3 p.m. each day at the Sweetwater Fire Station, located at 900 E. Broadway.
Applicants need to bring their latest proof of income which may include approval notice for food stamps, a pay stub or approval notice for TANF, as well as a birth certificate for each child.
Avondale Baptist and Hoyt House will be having their second annual Trunk or Treat on Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 6-8 p.m. at 1405 Hoyt Street and 1700 Hoyt Street.
"Last year we had over 600 children visit our event," said event organizers.
This will be an opportunity for a safe and fun time for the whole family. Have your kids dress up in their favorite costumes and kids will be able to Trunk or Treat and receive candy, prizes, cotton candy, snow cones and popcorn on the Avondale Baptist parking lot.
The TSTC (Texas State Technical College) Student Government recently assisted the City of Sweetwater by painting trash barrels at Newman Park and painting parking rails at the SNAP (Senior Nutrition Activities Program) building.
According to Sweetwater's Public Works Director Russell Jones, painting the rails at SNAP will help in preparing for the opening of the newly built SNAP building.
Two entered pleas during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings this week.
Mustang Readers â€” members of the Sweetwater Mustang football team that visit local elementary schools in uniform and read to students â€” visited J.P. Cowen Early Childhood Center to read to students.
Readers attending were Kendal Ray, Andrew Davis, Michael Lawrence, Jay Lomas, Kelton Ray and Trey Harvey.
Sweetwater sends its volleyball and football teams to Midland Greenwood today in what will be crucial con-tests for both squads.
In both cases, a win gives Sweetwater a major boost toward the postseason while a loss would represent a big setback, especially for the Mustang football team that is looking for its first win in district play.
Sweetwaterâ€™s varsity volleyball team will play at Greenwood at 5 p.m. today.
The Lady Mustangsâ€™ top players in Tuesdayâ€™s loss to Monahans are Kensi Chowning, who had four kills plus two digs and two blocks; Mikeilah Foust, who had two kills and two blocks; and Maddie Jones, who had four digs and six kill assists.
Freshmen lost 18-25, 25-23, 21-25
Kills: Brittany Peeples, Davina Walker 6, Kaitlyn Foster 3, Annaliese Espinoza 2, Destiny Renteria 2, Rhylee Meneses 1, Kaitlyn Painter 1.
Digs: Brittany Peeples 24, Annaliese Espi-noza 13, Kaitlyn Foster 13, Rhylee Meneses 11, Davina Walker 9, Natalie Valdez 8, Kaitlyn Painter 4, Destiny Renteria 3.
Assists: Kaitlyn Foster 10, Davina Walker 2.
Aces: Kaitlyn Foster 3, Natalie Valdez 3, Rhylee Meneses 1, Brittany Peeples 1.
Blocks: Davina Walker 1.
Sweetwater records: 22-7 season, 3-3 district.
Junior varsity lost 22-25, 20-25
Today we'll see a high near 71, with cloudy skies and southern winds at 5 to 10 mph. We'll also have a 30% chance of showers, with the possibility of thunderstorms after 2 p.m.
Those rain chances will bump up to 30% before 2 a.m.; otherwise, expect mostly cloudy conditions with a low around 42. Winds will be breezy with an east-northeast wind at 10 to 20 mph, becoming northern after midnight.
This weekend, we'll have sunny skies with highs climbing from the low 60s on Saturday to the mid 70s on Sunday. Weekend lows will be in the high 40/low 50s.
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