Archive - 2013 - News Article
Join Sweetwater for a fun-filled day of shopping. This year's "Parade of Lights" will be at 6:30 p.m. this evening. The parade will start at Higginbotham's and end on Ash Street. Participating Chamber members will extend their hours until 8 p.m. for community members to shop Sweetwater. Participating businesses will have a box with Shop Sweetwater cards provided by the Chamber of Commerce. When you shop at any of the participating businesses have them stamp or sign your card. When you have five stamps/signatures, drop the card in one of the boxes.
The Pioneer City-County Museum will be having their annual Christmas Party on Thursday, Dec. 19, from 4:30-7 p.m. at 610 E. Third Street (Ragland House).
The party will be dedicated to Franzas Cupp to honor her more than 20 years of service.
Refreshments will be provided by Aroma's, Sweetwater High School Culinary Department and the Woman's Forum. The Pioneer Museum would like to thank Aroma's for the dessert and the Woman's Forum for all their help and invitations and food.
Several musicians put on a stellar performance at the Texas Theatre in Sweetwater on Saturday evening as part of Bob Livingston's Second Annual West Texas and Beyond Revue. Many attended the event and many danced in the aisles of the theatre as the musicians performed.
The Sweetwater High School Theatre Arts Department, along with several members of the community, performed Copelandâ€™s Christmas Carol this past weekend, accepting non-perishable food items, unwrapped toys and monetary donations as admission for charity.
Shown above are Betty Carter as Marley Jacobs, Del Riley as Ebenezer Scrooge, Christian Gaxiola as Boogie Man, Zoe Fuqua as Ghost of Christmas Present, Joe Allen as host of Christmas Past and Jessica Galindo as Ghost of Christmas Yet-to-Come.
Updates were heard on various topics by SEED (Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development) staff during the board of directors' meeting on Monday morning.
Ken Becker, the executive director of SEED, shared that the construction work by TxDOT (Texas Department of Transportation) on Lamar Street was ahead of schedule. The earliest date mentioned for completion was the first part of this summer.
Today will be sunny with a high near 65. Winds will be from the west-southwest at 5 to 10 mph.
For the parade tonight, expect mostly clear skies, with a low around 36 and south-southwest winds around 5 mph.
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Former Texas Railroad Commission Victor Carrillo said his strong desire to see economic development in his hometown and surrounding area led to his acceptance of an offer to serve as chairman of the West Texas Energy Consortium.
The new organization will attempt to guide the regionâ€™s communities through the potential growth and subsequent problems that may develop from the growth spurred by an oil boom.
Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post #2479 Commander Lionel Mendez makes a donation to James McFaul, grandfather if Michael McFaul to help defray the cost of medical expenses for treatment at the burn center in Atlanta, Ga.
With the support of family, friends, and colleagues, Whitley May, a local business owner, is announcing his Republican candidacy for Nolan County Judge.
May is a fourth generation Nolan County native and is raising the fifth generation in Nolan County. He and his family are members of First United Methodist Church. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, hunting and working on the farm.
Terry Muncy is announcing his Democratic candidacy for Nolan County Commissioner Precinct 2.
Nolan County voters will have the opportunity to cast their votes on the early voting dates of Feb. 18 through Feb. 28, 2014. They may also vote on March 4, 2014 in the primary election. Muncy would sincerely appreciate your vote in the upcoming election.
He is a lifelong resident of Nolan County, with a family history of grandfather Buster Adams and father Billy Muncy both serving as County Commissioners in Precinct 4.