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December 4th

Woman’s Forum sponsoring holiday spree drawing

December 4, 2010

The Woman's Forum is sponsoring a $500 cash Christmas shopping spree raffle. Tickets are $1 each and may be purchased from any Woman's Forum member. The drawing for the prize will take place on Monday, Dec. 6, following the Christmas parade. For tickets or other information, contact Lita McEachern at 235-8756 or Linda Maikell at 236-9320. Each year during the Christmas season, the Woman’s Forum also sponsors the annual Tour of Homes. This year, the Woman’s Forum will not have the holiday tour, but will have a tour of homes and gardens in the spring.

SHS students inducted into NHS

December 4, 2010

Sweetwater High School's National Honor Society officers are pictured here with Phillip Thomas, who was guest speaker at a recent ceremony for the new NHS inductees. The officers are, from left, Jace Bentle, Kelsey Jones, Paxton Kelley, Kaitlen Harrison and Briana Munoz.

December 3rd

Josh Abbott Band to perform in Abilene

December 3, 2010

The newly married Josh Abbott is back on the road again after taking some time off to marry his long-time love. The Josh Abbott Band will be at the Lucky Mule Saloon on Saturday, Dec. 4.
JAB's current single “Oh Tonight,” written by Josh Abbott, from JAB’s album She’s Like Texas, impacted Texas radio at the first of October and then nationally in November.
The Josh Abbott Band features Sweetwater native, Edward Villanueva on the drums.

Veterans readjustment counseling services offered

December 3, 2010

The Veterans Readjustment Counseling Services are the community-based professionals within the VA who welcome home the war veteran by providing top-quality compassionate readjustment assistance to the veteran and their family in order to facilitate a successful return to civilian life within their community. They offer individual, group, marital and family counseling to Combat Veterans of all wars and their families. Counseling is also available to any Veteran who experienced any form of sexual harassment or sexual assault while serving in the military.

Rep. Susan King makes stop in Sweetwater

December 3, 2010

Representative Susan King informed her Nolan County constituents during a luncheon in Sweetwater Thursday, held at Texas State Technical College West Texas, that everything “is on the table” when it comes to considering what to cut in order to pass a non-deficit budget during the coming legislative session.

Take preventative action to avoid the flu

December 3, 2010

National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) is a national observance that was established to highlight the importance of continuing influenza vaccination, as well as fostering greater use of flu vaccine after the holiday season into January and beyond. The 2010-2011 season's NIVW is scheduled for Dec. 5-11, 2010.
The health department wants to encourage residents to use preventive actions:
• Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Throw the tissue in the trash after you use it.

Goodfellows toy drive on Saturday

December 3, 2010

Representatives from Sweetwater Wind 1 & 3 and Sweetwater Wind 4 & 5 presented Goodfellows with a generous donation check to help purchase food and toys for Nolan County residence in need of assistance during the Christmas season. Sweetwater Wind is a wind power operating company with 392 turbines in the Sweetwater and surrounding areas. If you would like to help the Sweetwater Goodfellows, they will be having their annual toy drive Saturday Dec. 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

December 2nd

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.

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A pair of Sweetwater High School football players are on the All-Big Country preseason Super Team...

 

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