Archive - Oct 8, 2013

Sweetwater ISD open houses continue

October 8, 2013

Sweetwater ISD Open Houses continue this week with Sweetwater Intermediate School having their event from 5-6:30 p.m. this evening.
Sweetwater Middle School and Sweetwater High School will have their event from 5-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday and Southeast and East Ridge Elementary Schools will have their events from 5-6:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Shari Lynn West Temple

October 8, 2013

Funeral services for Shari Lynn West Temple, 77, of Sweetwater will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013 at McCoy Chapel of Memories. Rev. Curtis Ward and Rev. Freddie Lopez will officiate with interment to follow at Temple Family Cemetery near her residence. McCoy Funeral Home of Sweetwater is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be held Friday, Oct. 11 from 6-8 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home.
Temple died Monday, Oct. 7, 2013 at her residence in Sweetwater.

Independent Bankers Assn. of Texas elects new board members during 39th annual convention

October 8, 2013

The Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) elected its board of directors that will serve through 2013-2104 during the IBAT 39th Annual Convention held in San Antonio last week. 
Jay M. Gober of First State Bank in Graham will serve the highest level of leadership as chairman. Other board members named to join Gober include Chairman-Elect John Jay of Roscoe State Bank in Roscoe, Vice Chairman Rogers Pope, Jr. of Texas Bank and Trust in Longview and Secretary-Treasurer Darla Rooke of Junction National Bank in Junction.

Deadline approaching for Spring 2014 TSTC Associate degree nursing program

October 8, 2013

Texas State Technical College West Texas is accepting applications for the Spring 2014 Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program until Thursday.
The Associate Degree Nursing Program is an affordable, online, fast-paced curriculum. TSTC West Texas works hand-in-hand with healthcare industry leaders to train highly qualified nurses. There is a significant and growing need for registered nurses in the West Texas region and throughout the State of Texas.

Many attend Meet and Greet Under the Oaks event at CBO

October 8, 2013

An event called Meet and Greet Under the Oaks took place on Monday evening at Girl Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains Camp Boothe Oaks in which members of the community gathered to enjoy the Girl Scout camp. Tours were given around the property and entertainment was provided by the Sweetwater Municipal Band. Food was also provided for those in attendance.

FCA to host Fields of Faith tomorrow

October 8, 2013

The Big Country/Concho Valley Fellowship of Christian Athletes will host the annual Fields of Faith on Wednesday. The event will begin at 7 p.m. at each of the sites. The sites include: Shotwell Stadium in Abilene, Gordon Wood Stadium in Brownwood, Mustang Bowl in Sweetwater, San Angelo Stadium in San Angelo and Newton Field in Graham.

McGonegal graduates from fire academy

October 8, 2013

Adam McGonegal with the Sweetwater Fire Department recently graduated from the Training Division fire academy. 
He worked online for about four months on his book work and attended a two week “boot camp” where students learned all of the hands-on skills they need to be firefighters. 
The Sweetwater Fire Department also has a training system that they put firefighters through, once they pass the fire academy. McGonegal was “top recruit” in his battalion. 

Local Sports Calendar

October 8, 2013

TUESDAY, OCT. 8
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity will host Snyder, 4 p.m.
Volleyball
Sweetwater freshman, JV and varsity teams play at Big Spring — freshmen and JV begin at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:15 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 9
Cross Country
Sweetwater runners will be at Jim Ned meet.
Roscoe runners will be at Albany meet.
THURSDAY, OCT. 10
Football
Sweetwater 7th grade ‘B’ and ‘A’ teams will play at Snyder (district openers) at 4 and 5:15 p.m.
Sweetwater 8th grade ‘B’ and ‘A’ teams will play at Snyder (district openers) at 6:30 and 7:45 p.m.

Freshman volleyball team

October 8, 2013

Sweetwater High School’s freshman volleyball team will play its next match at 5 p.m. today at Big Spring. Pictured are members of the team.
Standing (from left) are Katelynn Painter, Lauren Jones, Kaitlyn Foster, Brittany Peeples and freshman coach Jessica Withrow.
Seated are Natalie Valdez, Davina Walker, Rhylee Meneses, Annaliese Espinoza and Destiny Renteria.

Tuesday's local forecast

October 8, 2013

Expect sunny skies today with a high near 83. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 58 and south-southeast winds at 10 to 15 mph.
Visit weather.gov to find out more.

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