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November 19th

Free blood glucose testing today at SNCHD

November 19, 2013

The Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department will be giving free blood glucose tests from 8 a.m. to noon on Thursday at the health department, located at 301 E. 12th Street. Information pamphlets will be available on diabetes. The event is sponsored by the Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital Diabetic Outreach Program.

Ribbon cutting today

November 19, 2013

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting for Rolling Plains RV and Mr. C’s Asphalt Maintenance at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at 9909 1-20 (on south side of I-20 between exits 240 and 242).

Local forecast for Tuesday

November 19, 2013

Today will be partly sunny with a high near 69. Winds will be from the south-southeast around 15 mph.
Expect mostly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 54 and southern winds at 10 to 15 mph.

November 18th

Applications for conservation programs being accepted at Nolan County NRCS office

November 18, 2013

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) District Conservationist Mandi Ligon announces applications for funding opportunities with the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program (WHIP) are currently being accepted at the NRCS offices located at 103 West Florida.

Goodfellows seeks assistance with annual Santa party

November 18, 2013

The Sweetwater Goodfellows are currently seeking businesses, organizations or individuals interested in setting up a table at the annual Goodfellows Christmas party with Santa.
A total of 10 tables will be set up at the hour-long event and those in charge of the table are asked to bring something for the children to enjoy. "In the past we have had a table with balloons, one with snacks. It does not have to be anything big, just something to give to the children attending the party," says Goodfellows President Billy Johnston. "Some ideas may include coloring books or Santa hats."

SHS, SMS students make honor choirs

November 18, 2013

Several Sweetwater High School (SHS) and Sweetwater Middle School (SMS) students made the TMEA (Texas Music Educators' Association) South Zone Honor Choir and performed in a concert on Saturday, Nov. 2 in Clyde. Students from SMS include Emma Foust, Megan Dean, Anastasia White, Max Rodriguez, Lauren Browning, Aubrey Delacruz and Taiden Smith, along with SHS student Martin Morini.

GP awards SFD with $5K grant

November 18, 2013

The Sweetwater Fire Department was recently awarded with a grant from Georgia-Pacific.
"Inspired by the efforts of our nation's firefighters — including the many Georgia-Pacific employees serving their communities as volunteer firefighters — we have tapped into the inspirational history of firefighting to create the Georgia-Pacific Bucket Brigade™," said Georgia-Pacific officials.
Founded in 2006, Georgia-Pacific Bucket Brigadeâ„¢ provides support which includes:
• Grants which are co-sponsored by the Georgia-Pacific Foundation and local GP facilities;

She’s back!

November 18, 2013

Henrietta has made her 20th Thanksgiving appearance in Sweetwater.
She is pictured at Sweetwater Middle School with Billie Joe McCombs, Vera Ellen McCombs and SMS principal Mr. Jeff Withrow.
The community is invited to stop any time for a photo opportunity with a long time Sweetwater ISD tradition.

Sweetwater's weather for Monday

November 18, 2013

This morning, we'll see partly cloudy skies that will become overcast during the afternoon. Expect a high around 68 with winds from the east-northeast at 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight, we should see mostly cloudy skies which will become partly cloudy after midnight. The low will be 48 with east-southeast winds at 5 to 10 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

November 15th

SHS puts a twist on A Christmas Carol

November 15, 2013

The Sweetwater High School Theatre Department will be performing Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol - with a twist. In Marley and Scrooge's Christmas Carol, the audience will experience the story from Marley's point of view.
The cast is made up of elementary, middle, and high school students, as well as past SHS graduates. The show will be performed Friday, Nov. 22 and Saturday, Nov. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the SHS Auditorium.
A matinee performance will be held on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 3 p.m. This event is open to the public.

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