Archive - 2013 - News Article

November 25th

Doug Sitter State Farm accepting toiletry donations

November 25, 2013

Doug Sitter State Farm is taking toiletry donations again this year for the West Texas Children’s Advocacy Center.
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.

The City Harmonic to perform at EFC

November 25, 2013

Forming nearly four years ago in their hometown of Hamilton, Ontario, The City Harmonic went from anonymity to widespread acclaim with their major hit “Manifesto,” headlining tours across North America and gathering numerous awards along the way.

Military care package donations being accepted

November 25, 2013

The final shipment of hygiene products for the Bravo company 2-149 GSAB (General Support Aviation Battalion), a military unit out of Grand Prairie that is presently stationed in Bagram, Afghanistan, will be sent on Friday, Nov. 29.
The first care package sent to the Bravo company was this past July. The company consists of 122 soldiers, with four of them being female — one of which includes Ruby Montoya, the daughter of Sweetwater resident and package coordinator Minnie Cortez.

SHS student publishes second book

November 25, 2013

Sweetwater High School junior Alex Moschella recently published his second book. His most recent work is a collection of poetry titled "Pathways" and can be purchased at Amazon.com.
Moschella spent many years of his childhood undergoing tests and later experienced vivid imaginary play, where his imagination mixed with reality. He was later diagnosed with high-functioning autism/Asperger's syndrome.

City offices to close for holiday

November 25, 2013

There will be no residential refuse service on Nov. 28, or Nov. 29, in order for City of Sweetwater employees to spend the Thanksgiving holiday with their families. All residential containers will be serviced during the remainder of the holiday week. The landfill and "citizens drop-off center" will be closed on those two days. All hand pick-up customers and roll-out cart service will be serviced on Wednesday, Nov. 27.
Commercial refuse customers will be picked up on Friday, Nov. 29. Commercial customers whose pick up is on Thursdays will be picked up on Wednesday, Nov. 27.

Woman’s Forum donates to Pioneer Museum

November 25, 2013

The Woman's Forum recently made a donation in the amount of $2,259 to the Pioneer Museum from their Evening at the Museum/Pumpkins on the Porch event.
Shown are Phyllis Morris, Adele Mims, Lita McEachern, Gayle Greer, Dr. Judy Clayton, Kent Boatright, Karan Bergstrom, Suzan Hughes-Kennedy, Kathy Shadley, Janet Setliff, Melonnie Hicks and Betty Myers.

Local forecast for Monday

November 25, 2013

This morning, there will be a slight chance of rain, snow, and sleet before noon. Otherwise, we'll see partly sunny skies with a high near 39. Winds will be from the south at 5 to 10 mph, becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tonight, expect mostly cloudy skies, with a low around 29 and northern winds at 10 to 15 mph, shifting to the west after midnight. Expect wind chill values between 19 and 24.
Learn more at weather.gov.

School delays and closings

November 25, 2013

Blackwell ISD is closed on Monday.

Highland ISD begins at 10 a.m., buses run two hours late on Monday.

Roby ISD begins at 10 a.m. on Monday.

Sweetwater ISD begins at 10 a.m., buses run two hours late on Monday.

Texas State Technical College Sweetwater campus opens at 10 a.m. on Monday.

Kids Kampus and Lang Aycock Daycare Centers in Sweetwater will open at regular times but will not have transportation to schools on Monday.

November 22nd

Marsha Harris announces candidacy for District Clerk

November 22, 2013

Marsha Harris is announcing her candidacy for the office of District Clerk in Nolan County.
“As life-long residents of Nolan County and current residents of Blackwell, my husband of 29 years, Ronnie ‘Rabbit’ Harris and I have raised two wonderful children,” she said.
Their son, Garritt Harris, is a graduate of Blackwell CISD and Western Texas College. Brooklyn Harris, their daughter, is a senior at Blackwell CISD. In addition, they are all members of First Baptist Church in Blackwell.

Connie Jamison announces candidacy for District Clerk

November 22, 2013

Connie Broadwell Jamison is announcing her candidacy for District Clerk of Nolan County.
Sweetwater is her hometown and she is a graduate of Sweetwater High School and Columbia Secretarial College. She is the daughter of R.E. Broadwell (deceased) and Charlie Broadwell.
Jamison has two sisters, Patricia “Treet” Broadwell and Deb Veal, and one brother, Richard Broadwell (deceased), one brother-in-law, David Veal, and one sister-in-law, Vicki Broadwell.

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