Archive - 2013 - News Article
BROADWAY BAPTIST CHURCH
Well, Thanksgiving is over and here it is â€śBlack Fridayâ€ť and you may be reading this standing in a long line waiting to check out, or you just got home from an all night shopping spree. Perhaps, you have just woke up from a goodnight's sleep after eating tons of turkey and dressing yesterday.
Several entered pleas during 32nd Judicial District court proceedings this week.
Randall Ray Boyd, Jr. pleaded true to revoking his probation. He was originally put on probation for indecency with a child by exposure, a third degree felony. Boyd was sentenced to eight years confinement in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. He was also ordered to ay a $1,000 fine, $225 in court costs and $900 in attorney's fees. He will receive 476 days credit towards his sentence for time already served in jail.
A report was presented by First Financial Trust (FFT) during the Monday night meeting of the Nolan County Hospital District's board of directors.
The meeting was held at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH), in which the presentation was part of the monthly report from Hospital Administrator Donna Boatright.
Making the presentation to the board were Wayne Chowning and Bill Rowe. With the previous review taking place 18 months ago, the purpose of the report was to show how the bond market has changed and what measures to take in moving forward.
"Entertaining, uplifting and ministry-minded" are words often used to describe a Paul's Journey event. Inspire Music recording artists, Paul's Journey, is an award-winning group based in Houston, TX. The ministry of Paul's Journey started in 1977 traveling as a traditional Southern Gospel male quartet.
Black Friday crowds gathered even earlier this year in Sweetwater on Thursday evening with people looking for great deals during the holiday season.
Shown above is a crowd at Wal-Mart. Sears, K-Mart, Tractor Supply and Bealls also opened on Thursday evening.
The Sweetwater Jaycees hosted their annual Thanksgiving Day Feed at the fellowship hall at First United Methodist Church on Thursday.
They also delivered many meals around Sweetwater. Shown above are several Jaycees serving the meal.
The Annual Sweetwater Goodfellows toy drive at Wal-Mart is set for Saturday, Nov. 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The second Sweetwater Goodfellows Toy Run will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30.
The toy run will begin at the Nolan County Coliseum and end at the toy drive at Wal-Mart. Bring a new unwrapped toy and canned good as an entry fee. All motorcycle riders are welcome.
For more information, call 325-338-6446. Shown above are riders making their way to Wal-Mart on Lamar Street.
Today will be sunny with a high near 60. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 38 and southern winds at 5 to 10 mph.
This weekend, we'll see sunny skies with highs in the mid to upper 60s. Lows will be in the mid 40s/upper 30s and winds will mostly come from the south around 5 to 15 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.
Doug Sitter State Farm is taking toiletry donations again this year for the West Texas Childrenâ€™s Advocacy Center.Â
What the center does this time of year is give all the families they help throughout the year toiletries just before Christmas in addition to putting up the Angel Tree at Wal-Mart. Donations can be dropped off at 208 Lamar Street.
Those wishing to donate cash may do so and Doug Sitter State Farm will buy the toiletry items to be donated. All donations are appreciated.
Itâ€™s that time of year again and the Sweetwater Goodfellows are getting ready to help needy Nolan County families have a better Christmas. Sweetwater Goodfellows provides food and toys to needy families with children and food to needy individuals during the Christmas season.