Archive - Mar 15, 2011 - News Article

Round-Up an opportunity to give back

March 15, 2011

Sarah Worrell, Sam Spaulding, Ben Spaulding and Emma Worrell had a booth at this year's Rattlesnake Round-Up. They were asking for donations for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The children gave away toys, water and coupons from Wendy's, Sonic, Taco Bell, Wal-Mart and Whataburger in exchange for a donation. They collected $275.24 for St. Jude.

Rabid cat identified

March 15, 2011

The rabid cat that was reported out at Lake Sweetwater was described as a light yellowish, cream-colored male tom cat and was found on Bahia Drive in Sweetwater.
As the cat appeared to show signs of rabies and was unvaccinated, a call was made for a Nolan County Sheriff's Deputy. Once the deputy arrived, the cat was shot, bagged and taken in for testing.

Funding for child care assistance announced

March 15, 2011

On Monday, March 14, 2011, Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas Board, and Child Care Services (CCS) announce the availability of child care assistance to help qualifying families pay their child care expenses so they can work, go to school, or attend a training program. Customers receiving child care assistance must meet federal, state and local guidelines and must be able to answer “yes” to the following statements in order to qualify for child care assistance.

FFB installing new ATM on Hailey Street

March 15, 2011

Some new technology has found its way to a local community bank.
First Financial Bank in Sweetwater has recently installed a new ATM machine at 1531 Hailey, replacing the old machine that was previously in place. FFB President Kirby Andrews described the new device as the "newest and wisest" ATM.
The current ATM boasts several new features, including various deposit capabilities. It can scan checks, count and dispense cash and print receipts.

Sweetwater boys host Coleman — freshmen at 4:30 p.m., JV at 6 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m. Sweetwater...
The Roscoe girls basket-ball team lost at Haskell, 57-34, to start District 7-2A play on Tuesday....
GRAPE CREEK — Three players hit double figures as the Sweetwater boys easily defeated Grape Creek,...

 

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