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Halloween events planned locally

October 30, 2012

Many Halloween and Fall themed activities have been happening this past week with many of those activities happening today and tomorrow.
Texas State Technical College will be hosting the Halloween Extravaganza once again this year. The date is Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 from 6-9 p.m. in the Student Center at the TSTC Sweetwater campus. Student organizations from the TSTC campus as well as community organizations, church groups and youth groups will be providing fun and spooky games for the evening. Candy and games will be given away as prizes.

Christi Craddick comes to Sweetwater for meet and greet

October 30, 2012

Sweetwater Mayor Greg Wortham recently hosted a meet and greet for Christi Craddick, the Republican candidate for the Texas Railroad Commission. The event was held on Friday afternoon, October 26 in downtown Sweetwater.
Craddick has local ties, as her mother grew up in Sweetwater and their family played a strong role in the development of the community for over a century. At the local gathering, some of Craddick's family members were in attendance--such as her young daughter, mother and her grandmother, Jo Nayfa of Sweetwater.

Two local teachers attend Shakespeare workshop

October 30, 2012

Two Sweetwater teachers recently participated in a workshop organized by Humanities Texas on the plays of William Shakespeare.
Jennifer Aiden and Mary Burrows, who teach English at Sweetwater High School, attended the workshop, which offered teachers the opportunity to work closely with leading scholars, studying the historical and cultural contexts of Shakespeare’s work and strategies for teaching his plays. Nearly 50 teachers from around the state participated.
The workshop was held at the historic Byrne-Reed House in Austin.  

Blotters for October 26-28, 2012

October 30, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 119 calls for service, issued five citations and made seven arrests from Oct. 26-28, 2012.

The SPD received 41, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Criminal mischief — 1000 block of W. 6th.
• Theft — 100 block of S. Hopkins.

Arrested by SPD:
• Raul Garcia, 57 — Warrant.
• Jim Creek, 29 — Evading/driving while intoxicated.
• Einesio Rivera, 49 — Driving while intoxicated.
• Marilyn Johnson, 31 — Warrant.
• Breanna Havner, 19 — Warrant.

Tuesday's local forecast

October 30, 2012

Today will be sunny with a high near 77. Winds will be from the south-southwest at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect clear skies tonight with a low around 52, and southern winds at 5 to 10 mph.
What's your Halloween forecast looking like for tomorrow? Get a preview at weather.gov.

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