Archive - 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.
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.
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.
Adam McGonegal with the Sweetwater Fire Department recently graduated from the Training Division fire academy.Â
He worked online for about four months on his book work and attended a two week âboot campâ where students learned all of the hands-on skills they need to be firefighters.Â
The Sweetwater Fire Department also has a training system that they put firefighters through, once they pass the fire academy.Â McGonegal was âtop recruitâ in his battalion.Â
TUESDAY, OCT. 8
Sweetwater varsity will host Snyder, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater freshman, JV and varsity teams play at Big Spring â freshmen and JV begin at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:15 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 9
Sweetwater runners will be at Jim Ned meet.
Roscoe runners will be at Albany meet.
THURSDAY, OCT. 10
Sweetwater 7th grade âBâ and âAâ teams will play at Snyder (district openers) at 4 and 5:15 p.m.
Sweetwater 8th grade âBâ and âAâ teams will play at Snyder (district openers) at 6:30 and 7:45 p.m.
Sweetwater High Schoolâs 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.
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.
The Pioneer Museum in Sweetwater is searching for any information on this photo.
Anyone with information on who the people in the photo are or leads to other information or to people who may have more information may call Melonnie Hicks or Betty Turner at the museum at 325-235-8547.
The hours of the museum are Tuesday through Saturday from 1-4 p.m. Any and all information is appreciated.
The Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital Mammography Department was recently inspected by the Texas Department of State Health Services.Â
During the inspection, the Mammography Department passed all aspects of the inspection and there were no health related violations of 25 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 289. Pictured with their certificate of inspection are RPMH mammographers Lori Brockman, RT(R)(M)MRT and Andra Barton RT(R)MRT.Â
During halftime of the Blackwell Hornets Homecoming football game, the Homecoming King and Queen were crowned. Shown are Brooklyn Harris and Jayden Jones.