Archive - Oct 9, 2013
THE MUSTANG BOWL TO HOST FIELDS OF FAITH EVENT ON OCTOBER 9TH
Students from Sweetwater and surrounding schools will be joining thousands of other youth on athletic fields all across the nation today to share their Christian faith with fellow students during the eighth annual national Fields of Faith event. This rapidly-growing, interdenominational outreach event will be held at more than 450 locations throughout the nation on this same date.
The City of Sweetwater recently earned two awards, which was announced during Tuesday's meeting of the Sweetwater City Commission.
City Manager Eddie Brown reported that for the 29th year, the city received the GFOA (Government Finance Officers Association) certificate of achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the 2012 fiscal year. Recognition was given to the city's finance department for their work in attaining the award.
It might seem as if there's plenty of time left, but Election Day will be here before we all know it.
The Constitutional Amendment Election will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. At this time, however, voters can now start requesting a ballot by mail, in which Friday, Sept. 6 was the first day to apply.
The last day to register to vote was on Monday, Oct. 7. Additionally, the last day for the county clerk to receive the application to vote by mail is on Friday, Oct. 25.
Maryneal Volunteer Fire Department made a donation to the Nick Barton fund to help defer the medical bills the local paramedic (Sweetwater Fire Department) has incurred due to a motorcycle accident on Aug. 7, of this year.
Barton is still in rehab and doctors are hopeful that he will make a full recovery eventually.
Pictured is Julie Hurn with the Maryneal VFD presenting a check to Preston Peacock with the Sweetwater Fire Department which was put into the Sweetwater Regional Federal Credit Union fund for Nick Barton.
Sweetwaterâ€™s Ty Crain (55), Kendall Rea (72), Kevin Thompson and Jorden Put-nam (66) listen to coaches during the Mustangsâ€™ final non-district game against Brownwood. Sweetwater goes to Snyder for its District 4-3A opener on Friday.
Today will be sunny with a high near 83. Winds will be breezy from the south-southeast at 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 60 and southeast winds at 10 to 15 mph.
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