Archive - 2013
Jerry Kohl, owner of Brighton and Vickie's Gifts in Roscoe partnered together and raised $696 for The Highland ISD Arts Department.
Brighton designed a limited editionÂ bracelet called "Independence Americana Bracelet" andÂ gave BrightonÂ specialty storesÂ the option to donate their proceeds to a local arts department.Â
If they chose to donate, Brighton would match the donation.Â Vickie Haynes of Vickie's Gifts was happy to participate and pleased to help make a meaningful difference in the lives of local children.
Tammy Terrell Blueford-Jackson, 41, of Austin, TX passed away Sept. 26, 2013 at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa, Okla. after a heroic battle with cancer.
Expect sunny skies today with a high near 88. Winds will be breezy with a south wind at 15 to 20 mph.
Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 67 and south-southeast winds around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.
The first Shale Show is currently going on at the Nolan County Coliseum complex in Sweetwater and will continue tomorrow with roughly 200 indoor and outdoor oil industry exhibits set-up. Exhibitors arrived from more than a dozen states and from all energy regions of Texas. Exhibits include drilling rigs, helicopter ambulance, dozens of heavy vehicles indoors and out, two buildings of indoor trade show booths, high-profile speakers, etc.
The following are area rain totals for Sept. 28, 2013.
Oak Creek: 1.25 inches
Lake Trammell: 2.60 inches
Lake Sweetwater : 2.80 inches
Filter Plant: 2.20 inches
Booster B: 2.10 inches
Wastewater Plant: 2.18 inches
Well Field P.S.: 2.35 inches
CR 151: 2.17 inches
Oak Creek is 22.40 percent full and Lake Sweetwater is 22.60 percent full.
AdaBelle Clark was named the 2013 Outstanding Female Citizen at the 49th Annual Chamber Banquet on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013.
She is shown above with her family. Pictured are Ashley Jones, Tina Allen, Tere Parsons, Rusty Allen, AdaBelle Clark, Deena Kirkpatrick, Dylan Kirkpatrick, Melisa Schiele and Wyatt Schiele.
Wes Bishop was named the 2013 Outstanding Male Citizen at the 49th Annual Chamber Banquet on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013.
Family members accepted the award for him. Pictured are Jenna Bishop, his daughter-in-law; Brett Bishop, his eldest son; Margaret Bishop, his wife; and Lance Bishop, his middle son.
Not pictured is Reid Bishop, his youngest son.
Cody Paty was named the 2013 Outstanding Young Citizen at the 49th Annual Chamber Banquet on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013.
He is shown (right) with his family including his wife, Ginger and their children, Claire, Meredith and Gregory.
Sweetwater Independent School District was named the 2013 Business of the Year at the 49th Annual Chamber Banquet on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013.
Shown are (back row, from left to right) Shane Mobley, Terry Pittman, Scarlett Whitteker, Nathan Ehlert, Kirk Stroman, Mike Marlett, Russ Petty, Neal Hoover, (front row) Mark Meneses, Ann Allen, Crystal Meneses, Tamra Burt, Sabrina Bishop, Laura Bedgood, Becky Jimenez, Peggy Elliott and Genevieve Mayes.
The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Coffee at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at Doug Sitter State Farm, located at 208 Lamar Street.
The insurance office is owned and operated by Doug Sitter. On-site managers are Brandi Sitter and Jessica Rangel.