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October 30th

October is National Physical Therapy Month, department recognized at RPMH

October 30, 2013

Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) would like to recognize their Physical Therapy department for going above and beyond serving the patients of Sweetwater and the surrounding communities.
Pictured are (back row) Eddie Spencer, John Fite, Cody Paty, Jennie Dodd, Patsy Sanford, (front row) Tara Knock, Louise Turney, Leola Gentry and Matilda Romero.

Wednesday's local weather outlook

October 30, 2013

Today will be cloudy with a high near 80. Winds will be breezy with a southern wind at 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. We'll have a 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms that will remain in the forecast for the remainder of the day.
Otherwise, expect a low around 56 with southern winds around 15 mph. Gusts could get as high as 25 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

October 29th

Pleas entered in District Court

October 29, 2013

Several have recently pleaded guilty during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings.

Thinking outside the classroom

October 29, 2013

Pictured are Sweetwater High School art students with their teacher, Scharles Kelley.
The class moved outside their classroom to work on linear perspectives using the many lines of the hallways.

Goodfellows gearing up for holiday season

October 29, 2013

It’s that time of year again and the Sweetwater Goodfellows are getting ready to help needy Nolan County families have a better Christmas. Sweetwater Goodfellows provides food and toys to needy families with children and food to needy individuals during the Christmas season. Sign ups will be at the Sweetwater Fire Station, 900 E. Broadway, on Oct. 30 and 31 and Nov. 1 from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-3 p.m. All applicants need to bring last proof of income, approval notice for food stamps, birth certificate for each child, pay stub and approval notice for TANF.

SISD announces student contest

October 29, 2013

Student Success is directly related to regular school attendance. Sweetwater ISD students can raise awareness of the importance of regular school attendance and win great prizes by entering the 2013 You Miss School – You Miss Out poster, essay and video contest.
Entry Opportunities:
• Poster – Create a poster (18”x12” – half a poster board size);
• Essay – A one page expository essay;
• Video – One minute video.

County gives approval to fund DARE program

October 29, 2013

The Nolan County Commissioners gathered for their meeting on Monday morning, in which approval was given toward a modification to the contract for the work on the roof for the Nolan County Coliseum.
Details were outlined in the contract, in which the roofer was asked to do more work than what was originally bid on in order to be a more secure roof.

Tuesday's weather for Sweetwater

October 29, 2013

Today will be mostly cloudy with a high near 79. Winds will be breezy and from the south at 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
We'll have a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms, which will increase to 60% after 8 p.m. Expect a nighttime low around 64 with south-southeast winds around 15 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

October 28th

Library hosts special Halloween story hour

October 28, 2013

Norma Bonner was the special guest reader on Monday at the County-City Library, reading many Halloween books and leading children and parents in spooky songs. Those in attendance also enjoyed a Halloween craft and Halloween treats at the event.

Many fall activities this week

October 28, 2013

Many Halloween and fall events will be happening this week beginning on Tuesday. The following is a list of local events.

Tuesday, Oct. 29
Trunk or Treat

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