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Treatsville to take place at Broadway Baptist Church

October 4, 2013

BROADWAY BAPTIST CHURCH
I once read:
Some go to church to laugh and talk, and some go there to walk the walk.
Some go to church to meet a friend, and some go there an hour to spend.
Some go to church to find a bride, and some go there a fault to hide.
Some go to church to celebrate, and some go there to agitate.
Some go to church to doze and nod, but the wise go there to worship God.

Stanley Ford providing free fingerprints, IDS for children

October 4, 2013

Stanley Ford in Sweetwater is inviting the public to the dealership at 8 a.m. on Saturday, as they will be providing ID and fingerprints for all children, free of charge.
There will be plenty of food and activities for the children including food and festivities. For more information, contact Robert Barrett at 236-6355.

Texas Railroad Commissioner Craddick speaks at Shale Show

October 4, 2013

Texas Railroad Commissioner, Christi Craddick, spoke Wednesday at the first Shale Show, held at the Nolan County Coliseum in Sweetwater. Craddick, who has West Texas ties, expressed her gratitude for being asked to speak at the event and also her excitement with the developments of the new Cline Shale, and with the continuing progress of established shales, which has contributed $12 billion in industry to the state of Texas.

Skeet shoot tonight

October 4, 2013

The Highland freshman class will be hosting an evening skeet shoot tonight beginning at 8 p.m. The event will be at the 4H Shooting Range.
A stocked concession stand will be serving the following items: Sausage wraps, candy, homemade desserts, sodas, chips and coffee.
Cost will be $10 per round, per person. (Each round is approximately 25 shots.) Chances will be available on a Barnett “Jackal” crossbow.
Participants must provide their own eye and ear protection.

Wal-Mart donates to SMS teachers

October 4, 2013

The local Wal-Mart recently donated 20 gift cards to teachers at Sweetwater Middle School. The names were drawn randomly.
Winners were (shown above in no particular order) Jamie Smith, Tony Cortez, Judith Kitchens, Shawna Clecker, Larry Hopple, Joy Coleman, Treva LeBleu, James Perry, Rachel Allen, Jill Locklar, Sherri Whittenburg, Chad Copeland, Carola Martin, Tiffany Rawlings, Crystal Hamlin, Tony Heredia, Lavada Tucker.
Not pictured are Karla Lambert and Jessica Withrow.
Also shown are Wal-Mart employees Gretchen Venzor and Sally Peña.

Weekend weather for Sweetwater

October 4, 2013

Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Winds will be breezy with a south wind at 15 to 20 mph.
Expect mostly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 52 and southern winds at 10 to 15 mph. After midnight, winds will shift to the north-northwest and during the evening we'll have a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms.
And get ready for the cold front that comes through this weekend! Highs will be in the upper 60s/low 70s, while weekend lows will be in the upper 40s. Winds will be from the northwest and breezy on Saturday, but will decrease by Sunday night.

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