Archive - Jun 2013 - News Article

June 3rd

Ribbon cutting today

June 3, 2013

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors will host a ribbon cutting for Errand Solutions at 10 a.m. today in the parking lot where Anytime Fitness is located in the Nolan County Plaza.

Engineer: US 84 bridge project going well

June 3, 2013

According to Jesse Mendoza, Big Spring Area Engineer, the project to replace the US 84 eastbound overpass at westbound I-20 in Nolan County is going well. 
The overpass was severely damaged after a collision in late September and was demolished in November to allow for a replacement.

RPMH renewed, passed as a certified mammography facility

June 3, 2013

Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital has recently renewed and passed the Texas Department of State Health Services as a Certified Mammography Facility as well as the Texas Mammography Accreditation Program again for three more years.
The Mammography Department has complied with the requirements of the Mammography Quality Standards Act of 1992 and the Texas Administrative Code Chapter 289.
The Mammography Department has a full field digital mammography unit. Contact the RPMH mammography department to schedule a screening exam by calling 325-235-1701 ext. 286 or 284.

Highland students inducted into National Honor Society

June 3, 2013

Ten students from Highland High School were inducted into membership of the National Honor Society in a ceremony held at the school.
Members were selected by a Faculty Council for meeting high standards of scholarship, service, leadership and character.   
Students inducted were Sierra Allen, Adrienne Gonzales, Michael Hyde, Morgan Monroe, Cristina Natha, Bailey Nervig, Beth Richburg, Preston Rowlett, Sophia Stice and Tarin Weldy.

County clerk warns residents about mailing scheme

June 3, 2013

While many people are hoping to avoid being scammed over the phone, there is still one method that is being used by some to dupe people into sending their money.
The mailbox.
Nolan County Clerk Pat McGowan wants to make the public aware of a scheme that tries to confuse people. Property Transfer Services, based out of Wilmington, Delaware, has recently restarted their campaign of mailing out Deed Processing Notice letters to people within the county.

Monday's local weather

June 3, 2013

Expect partly sunny skies today, with a high near 94 and winds from the south at 15 to 20 mph.
Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Winds will remain from the south at 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

Hats off to the future

June 3, 2013

The Sweetwater High School Class of 2013 graduated on Friday evening, May 31, 2013, at Mustang Bowl with friends and family joining in the celebration. Shown, SHS graduates celebrate after receiving their diplomas.

TSTC to offer Microsoft Office short courses this summer

June 3, 2013

This summer, the Sweetwater campus of TSTC (Texas State Technical College) West Texas, located at 300 Homer K. Taylor Drive, will be offering Microsoft Office Short Courses starting on June 17 until July 28. All of the courses will be offered in the Graphics Building in Room 107.

Kara Lehnert advances past third round in National Spelling Bee

June 3, 2013

By spelling the words 'novillero' (an inexperienced bullfighter) and 'temblor' (an earthquake) correctly, Sweetwater sixth-grader Kara Lehnert advanced past the third round of the National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C. this week. Lehnert was one of 11 million students who participated in the 2013 National Spelling Bee, and made it to the final 239. She, and 197 other students, were eliminated after the third round based upon a newly-created computerized vocabulary test. She did not misspell a word since she began the local spelling bee in February.

Pleas entered in District Court

June 3, 2013

Many people have recently entered pleas during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings resulting in fines, probation and jail time.

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