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Indulge your love for lattes

November 7, 2012

Starting off the day with a latte isn’t just a way to get a quick morning pick-me-up — it’s a way to get a quick boost of nutrients. A latte can deliver a full serving of milk’s nine essential nutrients, including calcium, vitamin D and potas­sium. It also has eight grams of high-quality protein in eight ounces — even more than an egg.
Being your own barista lets you customize your morning latte — and save money. Here are some tips and latte recipes to help you get the day off to a great start.

Tips for Steaming Milk
-- Always start with cold milk.

New publisher welcomed

November 7, 2012

Glenn Stifflemire, a Texas native with more than 40 years newspaper experience, has been named publisher of the Big Spring Herald and Sweetwater Reporter.
Stifflemire's appointment was announced by Terri Leifeste, a vice president with Horizon Publications, which owns both newspapers.
“We're very excited to have Glenn join our company,” Leifeste said. “We believe his many years of experience in the newspaper industry will prove to be a benefit for the Herald and the Reporter and their readers.”

Obama wins election

November 7, 2012

Thousands headed to the polls to cast their ballot on Tuesday, November 6, 2012, including Nolan County. With all nine precincts reporting, voter turnout came up to only 54%. Out of 8,493 registered voters, only 4,607 ballots were cast.
Straight party tickets were popular among Republican voters, with a total of 1,367 ballots. Democrats brought in 716 straight-ticket votes, while Libertarian and Green party ballots were at 33 and 10, respectively.

East Ridge hosts mock election

November 7, 2012

Students at East Ridge Elementary took part in a mock presidential election on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, which was set up by the teachers at the school.
Students cast their vote and expressed their opinions as they "headed to the polls".
Shown above are Grace Cravey and Stephanie Leyva, third graders in Mrs. Tammy Mulanaz’s class casting their votes.

Filled purses donated to women’s causes

November 7, 2012

Several women from Trinity Baptist Church recently delivered filled purses to benefit two local organizations helping women. They filled 54 purses with toiletries and other items to be given to women who seek shelter against domestic abuse.
According to Krista Hendrix — one of the organizers — 30 of the purses went to the local women's shelter and 24 purses went to the Noah Project in Abilene.

Blotters for November 5, 2012

November 7, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 38 calls for service, issued three citations and made one arrest on Nov. 5, 2012.

The SPD received 33, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Information — 200 E. Fourth.

Arrested by SPD:
• Connie Sumruld, 41 — Possession of marijuana over, two ounces.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 12 calls for service, served no civil papers and made one arrest on Nov. 5, 2012.
Arrested by DPS:
• Valarie Elaine Johnson, 41, of Roscoe — Public intoxication, possession of marijuana and possession of controlled substance (meth).

Wednedsay's local forecast

November 7, 2012

Expect sunny skies on Wednesday with a high near 81. Winds will be from the south-southeast at 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight, look for clear skies and a low around 58. Winds will remain from the south-southeast at 10 to 15 mph, but gusts could be as high as 20 mph.
Visit weather.gov to get an early look at the weekend forecast.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 19 Football Sweetwater varsity will host Snyder, 7:30 p.m. Roscoe varsity will play...
Today’s 7:30 p.m. match-up between Sweetwater and Snyder won’t affect either team’s playoff chances...
Sweetwater’s tennis team begins its fall district season by hosting Big Spring star-ting at 9 a.m....

 

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