Archive - May 2013 - News Article

Shawn Drewett to minister through singing at Broadway Baptist Church

May 31, 2013

BROADWAY BAPTIST CHURCH
There once was a king captured by the Roman army. They took the king with his family to stand before the Roman general to receive the sentence of death. The king fell on his face before the general and said, “You may do with me what you will, but spare my wife and children!” The Roman general was so moved by the plea that he released them all. 
Later, the king asked his wife about some of the things they had seen while in the Roman general’s chamber. She said, “I didn't see anything. My eyes were only on the man who was willing to die for me.” 

Avondale Baptist to host Club VBS

May 31, 2013

Come deep into the Amazon Rainforest as the kids go on expedition with the One True God at Avondale Baptist Church’s Club VBS: Jungle Jaunt.
Avondale Baptist Church invites all children age five years through grade five for their annual Club VBS. The kids will jaunt through adventure-filled Bible stories, create cool rainforest crafts, enjoy rainforest rations and ride the recreation rapids.

NCBR awards four college scholarships to local seniors

May 31, 2013

The Nolan County Board of Realtors was very excited at the number of applicants who applied for their $500 college scholarship. This scholarship was made available to all of the graduating high school seniors in Nolan County, planning to further their education. The NCBR scholarship committee was also very impressed with the number of applicants that were qualified to receive this award. It was a very difficult job for the selection committee.

SIS students honored by SISD

May 31, 2013

Sweetwater ISD (Independent School District) students were honored at a recent meeting of the SISD Board of Trustees for various achievements. Resolutions were presented to students, teachers and administrators, recognizing the accomplishments within the district.
Shown are (from left to right) Makenna Milner, Rylan Hayes, Caden Von Atzigen, Collin Stafford and Reese Hayes, members of the Destination Imagination team that qualified for state. Not pictured is team member Michelle Zapata.
The team, led by teacher Kayla Scott, was recognized during the meeting for their accomplishment.

TNB awards financial literacy essay winners

May 31, 2013

National Financial Literacy Month is recognized in the United States in April, so in an effort to support healthy financial habits, Texas National Bank held an essay contest for eighth graders throughout Nolan County. In response to the first annual contest, Texas National Bank received 52 essays each addressing the topic, “Discuss three steps people can take to begin building wealth regardless of the size of their income.”

May 30th

New eligibility rule for farm license plates

May 30, 2013

Nolan County residents will now need to provide proof of eligibility at the Nolan County Tax Assessor-Collector's office in order to obtain farm license plates which have a reduced registration fee.
The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles wants all vehicles on the road to be properly registered. While this rule requires an additional step for farm vehicle owners, it is important to ensure that only eligible farm vehicles pay the reduced fee.

Resolutions presented at SISD board meeting

May 30, 2013

Sweetwater ISD (Independent School District) students were honored at a recent meeting of the SISD Board of Trustees for various achievements. Resolutions were presented to students, teachers and administrators, recognizing the accomplishments within the district.

Ricky Cunningham named Brookshire's store director

May 30, 2013

Ricky Cunningham, a five-year Brookshire's Grocery Company employee, has been named store director at Brookshire’s located at 501 E. Broadway in Sweetwater.
Ricky joined the company as a grocery stocker in Albany, Texas, and was promoted to assistant store manager in 2007. He has served as assistant store manager at six different Texas stores.

Pump testing at the city pool

May 30, 2013

The Sweetwater Fire Department has been testing their pumpers at the city pool.
"We are required to test the pumpers at various times throughout the year to make sure the trucks pump what they are supposed to," said Sweetwater Fire Chief Grant Madden.

May 29th

Grilled Vegetable Provence Style

May 29, 2013

The flavors of these grilled vegetables are reminiscent of the French summer favorite, ratatouille, but grilling is so Texan! Next time you crank up the grill, grill these vegetables next to that Texas size steak, or add them on top of your burger. Serves 4
Ingredients:
1 eggplant
Salt
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 teaspoons herbes de Provence*
1 large ripe tomato, sliced crosswise 1/2 inch thick
1 medium zucchini, sliced 1/2 inch thick
2 Portobello mushrooms, stemmed, caps halved
2 sweet bell peppers
Salt and freshly ground pepper
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

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