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Six-Man teams coming to bowl

December 2, 2010

For the first time in several years, fans will have the chance to watch a six-man football game at Sweetwater's Mustang Bowl this weekend.
Motley County (Matador) and Sterling City have agreed to hold their Division II six-man state semifinal here at 7:30 p.m. Friday, according to Danny Escobar with the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce playoff committee.

Sarah Getto in concert tonight

December 2, 2010

Christmas is coming early for Sarah, but she isn’t celebrating alone.
For the second year in a row, the Rotary Club of Sweetwater is sponsoring Sarah Getto in concert in Sweetwater. Getto is a singer, songwriter and musician, from Norman, Oklahoma.

Calvin and Company hosts Chamber Coffee

December 2, 2010

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce held its monthly chamber coffee at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 1, at Calvin and Company Real Estate, LLC, located at 1408 E. Broadway.

Hanukkah’s inception has dark origins

December 2, 2010

Even though the dreidel and the Adam Sandler song have made Hanukkah into a festive holiday that is often poked fun at, the Jewish holiday's inception has a dark origin dating back thousands of years ago.
A war in 165 B.C. against the Jews and the Hellenist Syrians begins the story. The Greek king of Syria, Antiochus, had banned the Jews from partaking in their rituals, forcing them to worship the Greek gods. The Holy Temple had been taken and dedicated to the Greek god Zeus for his worship. Fueled by anger, the majority of the Jews made the decision to fight back.

Rep. King to tour District 71

December 2, 2010

Representative Susan L. King will be visiting several locations in District 71 on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010, to meet with constituents and tour some areas of interest in the Big Country.

RPMH sees slow month

December 2, 2010

On Monday night, Nov. 29, the Nolan County District Board of Directors met for its regular session at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
Various approvals were made during the meeting, including the minutes from the previous meeting. However, the board did make a decision to table an approval of the financing of building improvements until more research was conducted. It was reported that there was a discrepancy in the two schedules and investments that were not clarified before the meeting took place, prompting concerns about the interest rates.

 

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