Archive - Jun 2013

June 7th

State powerlifters honored by SISD

June 7, 2013

Sweetwater High School state powerlifting qualifiers Donald Baker and Ashley Lara were recently honored with a resolution by the Sweetwater ISD.
Also pictured are SHS powerlifting coach John Ward (second from right), athletic director Shane Mobley (far right) and principal Stacy Jones. Not pictured is state qualifier Alexis Thompson.

Weekend weather for Sweetwater

June 7, 2013

Today will be partly sunny with a high near 85. Winds will be from the east at 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight, expect mostly cloudy skies with a low around 65. Winds will be from the southeast around 10 mph, and we'll also have a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday (during the daytime hours) will be our only chances for rain this weekend, but expect highs in the lower 90s with lows in the mid 70s. Winds will be from the south-southeast throughout the weekend.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

June 6th

Lone Star Ag Credit names 2013 scholarship winners

June 6, 2013

Lone Star Ag Credit would like to congratulate the following Texas students: Maddi Cavender of Sherman, Rachel Pruitt of Rotan, Chandler Burke of Dallas and Hunter Morris of Annona. They are all winners of a college scholarship from Lone Star, ACA.
“It excites me to see great kids involved in agriculture! The scholarships are a way to say thank you to them for their leadership and for sharing how this industry has affected their lives,” LSAC Senior Marketing Manager Julie Porter said.

TSTC West Texas receives $65,000 for scholarships

June 6, 2013

Texas State Technical College West Texas was awarded $65,000 for scholarships from The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for new and returning students. This grant has been awarded to fund scholarships for students in Texas — Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (T-STEM) related programs.
Applications for a T-STEM scholarship are now available at westtexas.tstc.edu. Click on the button at the bottom of the homepage and follow the directions on the application. Application deadline is July 17, 2013.

Security Finance to host Customer Appreciation Day

June 6, 2013

Security Finance in Sweetwater, located at 1103 Lamar Street, will host a Customer Appreciation Day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday.
Door prizes will be given away every hour, leading up to a grand prize drawing for a canopy patio swing (shown above). Barbecue and refreshments will be served throughout the day.
Shown above are Security Finance employees Chanell Griffin, Marisela Jimenez, Brandi Munoz and Lamont Thompson.

Parishioners represent local church at 2013 Texas Catholic Conference

June 6, 2013

Two local Catholic parishioners recently represented the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church at the 2013 Advocacy Day of the Texas Catholic Conference.
Aida Pantoja and Andrea Mendez took part in the event, which was held in Austin at the Texas State Capitol. They joined up with 50 other parishioners from Midland, Odessa, Walls, Abilene, San Angelo and Colorado City.
The local group was a small portion of the 1,500-plus people from other Texas dioceses. Twelve Texas bishops also took part in the Advocacy Day.

FCA all-star schedule

June 6, 2013

TODAY
Girls Basketball All-Star Game
(Kendra Crosson, Sweetwater)
Who: North vs. South
When: 6 p.m.
Where: Brownwood
(Brownwood Coliseum)
Head coaches: Troy Wal-lace, Cisco (North); Kristi Sandoval, Early (South)
Boys Basketball All-Star Game
Who: North vs. South
When: 8 p.m.
Where: Brownwood
(Brownwood Coliseum)
Head coaches: Ryder Pea-cock, Albany (North); Rob-ert Buxkemper, Ballinger (South)
Note: This will be the FCA’s fifth-annual all-star girls basketball game, but the first-ever boys all-star basketball game
SATURDAY
Girls Volleyball All-Star Game

Thursday's local weather

June 6, 2013

Expect mostly cloudy skies today with a high near 81 and winds from the north-northeast at 10 to 15 mph. Precipitation chances stand at 20%, but will increase to 30% during the evening.
Otherwise, mostly cloudy conditions will continue tonight with a low around 64. Winds will remain from the north-northeast at 5 to 10 mph, becoming southeast after midnight.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

June 5th

Magic show at the County-City Library

June 5, 2013

Did you catch the magic show at the County-City Library today? The library kicked of its Summer Reading Program with a magic show by Harlin Rhoades. The theme of the show was “Dig into Reading” and was a fun way to get children interested in reading. See more photos and the magician's helpers in Thursday's edition of the Sweetwater Reporter!

Adventures in Grilling

June 5, 2013

The next time you fire up the grill, give your taste buds a thrill with recipes that are inspired by some of the best cuisines from around the world. These recipes from Omaha Steaks will take you on a culinary adventure right in your own backyard. Sweet and spicy Korean, zesty South American and bold Mediterranean flavors make per­fectly grilled steak even better.
You can find more adventurous recipes at www.OmahaSteaks.com.

Mediterranean Sirloin Skewers
Serves 4 to 6
2 pounds Omaha Steaks Sirloin Tips
1 cup Mediterranean Steak Marinade
4 to 6 skewers
Thaw sirloin tips.

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