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Today will be sunny with a high near 67. Winds will be calm, but shift to the southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 45 and southern winds at 5 to 10 mph.
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The 2013 Nolan County Health Fair took place today in the Texas State Technical College Student Center on Tuesday. This yearâs fair saw a record 50 booths according to TSTC Health and Wellness Coordinator, Joni Coons. The booths covered nearly all aspects of healthcare. TSTC Nursing had several booths speckled throughout the event where student nurses checked height and weight, respirations, temperature and counseled on cancer prevention and nutrition. Ashley Lindsey and Brianna Guerrero, both TSTC Vocational Nursing students who are graduating next month, manned the nutrition booth.
The Constitutional Amendment Election was held yesterday, with a total of 654 votes cast over the nine county precincts.
The majority of the votes came in on Tuesday, with 473 ballots cast. Early voting totals--two weeks prior to the election--totaled 172, while nine ballots were cast via voting by mail.
Nine propositions were on the ballot, with all measures passing. The main topic of discussion within the voting was Proposition 6, which dealt with using funding from the state's Rainy Day Fun to expand water supplies to keep up with the state's growth.
Glenn Stifflemire, Group Publisher for both the Sweetwater Reporter and the Big Spring Herald is pleased to announce that effective this Thursday, Zela Armstrong will take on the role of General Manager/Advertising Director at the Reporter and will handle all of the day to day management of the local newspaper.
Before her return to the Reporter in December 2012 as an advertising executive, Armstrong served on the sales team nine years ago.
Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 59. Winds will be from the north-northeast at 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions this evening, with a low around 40 and northeast winds around 5 mph. Winds will become calm after midnight.
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The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly Chamber Coffee at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at Nolan Nursing and Rehab, located at 705 NE Georgia.
There will be a RED OUT Friday night at Mustang Bowl. Sweetwater Independent School District is encouraging everyone to wear their red and pack the stands for the most exciting game of the season against Wylie. There will also be a RED OUT T-shirt give-away. The first 200 adult ticket holders through the gate and wearing red, will win a RED OUT T-shirt.
At halftime, there will be a âBlack Outâ performance by the Mighty Mustang Marching Band.
Members of the Nolan County Foundation Board recently approved a Matching Grant of $40,000 for the under-construction Cardiac Rehab and Wellness Facility at the Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital. This action came after a presentation to the NCF Board by RPMH Administrator Donna Boatright and Wes Stafford detailing this newest project.
Several members of BACA (Bikers Against Child Abuse) visited Southeast Elementary School recently to teach Kindergarten and first grade students about stranger danger.
Shown above are Kris Warner, Kurt Huckabee, Cindy Huckabee, Javier Franco, Norma Torres and Luis Torres.
Not pictured are Amanda Sadler, Robert Sadler,Â Dale Burge and Donna Burge.
Today is Election Day and the Constitutional Amendment Election takes place.
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The County Clerkâs office wants to remind voters about the new voter ID law, which requires one of the following forms of identification before a person is allowed to vote. The ID is necessary even if a voter has their voter registration card on hand.
The types of ID that will be accepted are:
â¢ Texas driver license issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)