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November 1st

Library transforms into movie theater

November 1, 2013

The County-City Library recently had a movie viewing of Hotel Transylvania in the community room.
Many members of the community attended the free event. Library staff members also offered free popcorn, pickles and drinks to those attending.
Organizers plan to have another movie viewing in December.

Daylight saving time ends Nov. 3

November 1, 2013

Daylight saving time is coming to an end. Time will revert back to standard time on Sunday, Nov. 3. All clocks will need to be set back one hour. The standard time to change clocks, according to the Daylight Saving Time Web site, is at 2 a.m. The 2 a.m. changeover was chosen to ensure as little disruption as possible. At this time, most people are at home and when train travel was a major factor, the fewest trains were running at this time. The early morning time also prevents the time change from changing days, which would happen if the change occurred at midnight or 1 a.m.

Bill and Carol Bartlolmucci to visit First Assembly of God

November 1, 2013

FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD
First Assembly of God, located at 312 E. Ave. B, where Rev. Wayne Kirk is pastor, wishes to extend a personal invitation for everyone to attend a special service Sunday, Nov. 18, at the 6 p.m. services. You will be blessed by a music encounter with Bill and Carol Bartolomucci, from Whitesboro, TX.

Sweetwater ISD offers gifted education

November 1, 2013

Sweetwater Independent School District conducts a program for students with above average potential in academic and creative-productive thinking skills in grades K-12. This gifted education program is designed to challenge students to accelerate above and beyond the regular school curriculum.

Happy Lady Mustangs

November 1, 2013

The Sweetwater High School volleyball team was all smiles on Wednesday after beating Snyder at Mustang Gym to earn a playoff berth.
The Lady Mustangs will take on Fabens at Crane High School in bi-district at 5 p.m. Tuesday. Pictured from left are, back row, head coach Liz Miller, Maddie Jones, Aly Heredia, Maddie Berry, Ziggy Collins, assistant coach Al Miller, Shaneese Brown, Mikeilah Foust, Kensi Chowning; front row, Morgan Gomez, Alexis Williams, Kayla Chowning and Mikki Reschman.
See related story in the Sports section online or on Pg. 12 of today's edition.

Check ‘n Go opens new location in SW

November 1, 2013

Check ‘n Go, a leading provider of lending and financial services, has opened a new store in Sweetwater.
The grand opening was held on Oct. 28, at the new store, which is located at 811 Lamar Street. This storefront replaces a previous location on Northeast Georgia Avenue.
This Check ‘n Go will offer consumers many financial solutions, including:
• Retail loans
• Check cashing
• Western Union services
• Prepaid cards
"Check ‘n Go operates over 200 stores in Texas and we are excited to extend our operations in this new location," said store representatives.

Halloween in Sweetwater

November 1, 2013

The Boyd home in Sweetwater was one of many houses adorned with elaborate Halloween décor this season.
Shown is the greeter, Tyrone Boyd. He lives in the home with his wife, Daneal and their two daughters Shania and Faith.
Find more photos of Halloween around town throughout today's edition.

Weekend forecast for Sweetwater

November 1, 2013

Today will be sunny with a high near 73. Winds will be from the west-southwest around 15 mph, becoming north-northwest winds in the afternoon.
Expect clear skies tonight, with a low around 45 and northern winds at 5 to 10 mph. After midnight, winds will shift to the southwest.
This weekend, we'll see highs in the mid to upper 60s, with lows in the mid 40s/low 50s. Winds will gradually increase throughout, with gusts up to 25 mph on Sunday night.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

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