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November 6th

Local forecast for Wednesday

November 6, 2013

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.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

November 5th

Nolan Nursing and Rehab to host Chamber Coffee

November 5, 2013

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.

Red Out planned for Friday night

November 5, 2013

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 “Black Out” performance by the Mighty Mustang Marching Band.

NCF approves matching grant for RPMH

November 5, 2013

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.

BACA visits Southeast

November 5, 2013

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, Dale Burge and Donna Burge.

Today is Election Day

November 5, 2013

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 Clerk’s 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:
• Texas driver license issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)

Tuesday's local weather

November 5, 2013

Today will be partly sunny with a high near 72. Winds will be breezy and from the south-southwest at 10 to 20 mph. We'll also have a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms throughout the entire day, into the nighttime hours.
Otherwise, expect mostly cloudy skies, with a low around 44 and breezy conditions from the south at 10 to 15 mph. Winds will shift to the north at 15 to 20 mph after midnight, and gusts could get as high as 30 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

November 4th

NIE program reaches local students

November 4, 2013

A community paper like the Sweetwater Reporter becomes part of the lives of those in the cities reached. Every family collects clippings of times when their children, extended family or loved ones are featured on a story or a photograph. This is what the Sweetwater Reporter strives to provide.

Wal-Mart donates to Coats 4 Kids

November 4, 2013

Pictured is Heather Gesin with Wal-Mart manager Angee White. Wal-Mart generously donated a $100 gift card to Coats 4 Kids.
With the gift card, Gesin was able to purchase five new coats, bringing the total to 62 donated this year.

Health Fair is tomorrow

November 4, 2013

Texas State Technical College Sweetwater campus will again play host to the annual Nolan County Health Fair. The event, which is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the Student Center, will feature approximately 40 Big Country area vendors.

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