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September 24th

See You at the Pole™ is Sept. 26

September 24, 2012

“AWAKEN”(from Ephesians 3:14-21) is the theme for See You at the Pole 2012, the annual global day of student prayer. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 7 a.m. at schools across the United States.
This is the 22nd anniversary for See You at the Pole, a student-initiated and student-led movement that started in the Ft. Worth suburb of Burleson, Texas in 1990. SYATP brings students to their school flagpoles to intercede for their leaders, schools and families, asking God to bring moral and spiritual awakening to their campuses and city.

SMS offering electives classes

September 24, 2012

In the midst of their technological transition, Sweetwater Middle School is making even more headway by announcing a wide range of electives classes to be offered at all grade levels.
Starting on Monday, September 24, the elective classes will take the place during the regular tutorial hour--fifth period, with the mindset of learning more about students' "unique experiences, interests and learning styles" in order to "guide, support and motivate" them.

Nerd Day at SHS

September 24, 2012

Sweetwater High School students showed their spirit on Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, by dressing up for Nerd Day, last Friday’s pep rally theme.
Shown left are Sweetwater High School seniors Sage Nelson, Claire Boswell and Marissa Rameriz.

Memorial rodeo honors two teens lost in well accident

September 24, 2012

It was a weekend of celebrating at the Nolan County Coliseum.
"Everybody knew them and loved them," said Karen Reeves, Nick Walker's mom.
Nick Walker and Jeremy Claxton died in a well accident in April. Though months later, the community has come together to help out as much as they can.
"It means a lot just having everyone come and remember him and know that they're all still loving him and missing him," Karen explained.
And the memorial for the two boys was simply fitting.

Monday's weather for Sweetwater

September 24, 2012

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 92. Winds will be from the south at 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight, expect partly cloudy skies and a low around 64, with south-southeast winds at 10 to 20 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

September 22nd

Local bank pays it first

September 22, 2012

First Financial Bank in Sweetwater has been paying it forward by showing kindness and encouraging others to do the same and pass on the kindness to others. FFB has their own motto, "Pay It First."

Chamber Banquet tickets available

September 22, 2012

Eric vonAtzigen is shown purchasing tickets for the 48th Annual Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce Banquet from Tina Browning. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased a the Chamber offices at 810 E. Broadway.

Chamber president reflects on past year

September 22, 2012

By Belinda Serrano
Staff Writer

In looking back over his past year as Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce President, Rodney Foster has come to realize that life truly is sweet in Sweetwater.
In contrast to the national economy, Foster says that Sweetwater has been a fortunate community in which to live, with a varied economic foundation that enables the city to thrive.
"A diverse economic base combined with our greatest attribute--great people, allows our community to enjoy a great reputation for raising a family," said Foster.

J.P. Cowen hosts special lunch

September 22, 2012

Many grandparents, parents, other family members and friends visited students at a special Grandparents Lunch at J.P. Cowen Early Childhood Center on Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. Shown are Tyler Ramirez and his grandmother, Juanita Jimenez.

Blotters for Sept. 20, 2012

September 22, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 52 calls for service, issued two citations and made two arrests on Sept. 20, 2012.

The SPD received 30, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 2200 block of Robert Lee.

Calls for service:
• Duty on striking fixture — 800 block of E. Alabama.
• Criminal mischief — 1200 block of Mustang Drive.
• Assault — 100 block of W. Avenue C.
• Assault — 1500 block of Cypress.
• Retaliation — Sweetwater area.
• Theft — 400 block of NE Georgia.
• Fraud — 100 block of W. Avenue B.

Arrested by SPD:
• Richard Sande, 25 — Family violence assault.

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