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Nolan County Health Fair at TSTC sees record number of booths

November 6, 2013

The 2013 Nolan County Health Fair took place today in the Texas State Technical College Student Center on Tuesday. This year’s fair saw a record 50 booths according to TSTC Health and Wellness Coordinator, Joni Coons. The booths covered nearly all aspects of healthcare. TSTC Nursing had several booths speckled throughout the event where student nurses checked height and weight, respirations, temperature and counseled on cancer prevention and nutrition. Ashley Lindsey and Brianna Guerrero, both TSTC Vocational Nursing students who are graduating next month, manned the nutrition booth.

Voting results tallied

November 6, 2013

The Constitutional Amendment Election was held yesterday, with a total of 654 votes cast over the nine county precincts.
The majority of the votes came in on Tuesday, with 473 ballots cast. Early voting totals--two weeks prior to the election--totaled 172, while nine ballots were cast via voting by mail.
Nine propositions were on the ballot, with all measures passing. The main topic of discussion within the voting was Proposition 6, which dealt with using funding from the state's Rainy Day Fun to expand water supplies to keep up with the state's growth.

Reporter announces personnel changes

November 6, 2013

Glenn Stifflemire, Group Publisher for both the Sweetwater Reporter and the Big Spring Herald is pleased to announce that effective this Thursday, Zela Armstrong will take on the role of General Manager/Advertising Director at the Reporter and will handle all of the day to day management of the local newspaper.
Before her return to the Reporter in December 2012 as an advertising executive, Armstrong served on the sales team nine years ago.

Local forecast for Wednesday

November 6, 2013

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 59. Winds will be from the north-northeast at 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions this evening, with a low around 40 and northeast winds around 5 mph. Winds will become calm after midnight.
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