June 11th, 2015
Jordan Dickison and Kody Dakan with the Sweetwater Fire Department graduated from the training division of the fire academy on Thursday, June 4. They are one step closer to being fully certified firefighters and EMTs. They are shown with Sweetwater Fire Chief Grant Madden (center).
Following their respective meeting held this week, the SEED (Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development) board of directions and the Sweetwater City Commission gave approval toward an incentive agreement between SEED and The Blinged Goose, LLC.
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The 34th Annual Country Showdown local competition concluded this past Saturday, June 6, naming Kyler Jennings as the winner. This win marks completion of the first step in the prestigious national contest.
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For the second consecu-tive year, Sweetwater has qualified for the 7-on-7 Division II football state tournament next month in College Station. Sweetwa-ter qualified by winning a qualifying event in Brock this past Saturday.
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Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 95. Winds will be breezy and from the south at 15 to 20 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 72 and south-southeast winds around 15 mph. Gusts could get as high as 25 mph.
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A watercolor class has been taking place at the County-City Library this week for children ages 7-13, taught by Carolyn Walker. Walker has taught art for many years in public schools, workshops and in her private studio.
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At Monday's meeting of the board of directors of SEED (Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development), Kirstin Smith, the Marketing/Admin Director, listed several technology items that will need to be updated in the upcoming fiscal year.
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Lamar Street Baptist Church invites children to a Cross Culture VBS: Thailand Trek from Monday, June 15 to Friday, June 19.
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Several sports camps for Nolan County area youngsters are scheduled for later this month in Sweetwater and Roscoe.
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Pete Figueroa made his first hole in one ever this past Thursday while playing at Sweetwater Country Club.
Figueroa was using a 7-iron when he aced the No. 2 hole that measured 158 yards. Witnessing the feat were (only first names given) Jack, Tere, Lyndi, Penny, Mike, Grant and Dwalt.