Archive - 2013 - News Article

October 21st

Auto body students assist City

October 21, 2013

Students at TSTC (Texas State Technical College) in the West Texas Collision Repair Club, part of the auto body program at the school, recently assisted the City of Sweetwater by painting decals on trash barrels at Newman Park.
The trash barrels were recently painted by the TSTC Student Government, but auto body students stenciled “Parks Dept” on the barrels.
Shown are TSTC students that helped with the project, Angel Sorola, Thomas Polanco, Knucklehead, Steven Herrera, Instructor Rodney Rivera, Victoria Robertson, Dylan Edwards ad Mitchell Butler.

Early voting begins today

October 21, 2013

It might seem as if there's plenty of time left, but Election Day will be here before we all know it.
The Constitutional Amendment Election will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. At this time, however, voters can now start requesting a ballot by mail, in which Friday, Sept. 6 was the first day to apply.
The last day to register to vote was on Monday, Oct. 7. Additionally, the last day for the county clerk to receive the application to vote by mail is on Friday, Oct. 25.

Monday's local weather

October 21, 2013

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 61. Winds will be breezy with a north wind at 15 to 20 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 41 and northeast winds at 5 to 15 mph, becoming southwest after midnight.
Learn more now at weather.gov.

Hamlin mayor to Run for State Representative

October 21, 2013

Hamlin Mayor Isaac Castro has announced his candidacy for State Representative for District 71. The district encompasses Taylor, Nolan and Jones Counties. Mayor Castro is a Republican and will run against incumbent Susan King of Abilene in the March 4, 2013 primary.

SEED hosts Texas A&M students

October 21, 2013

SEED (Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development) recently hosted students from Texas A&M University on a "Landscape of Energy" tour. This was the third year for SEED to host the event, according to Kirstin Smith, the Marketing/Admin. Director for SEED.
All of the students--although from different backgrounds--are enrolled in a "Geography of Energy" course at the A&M campus. The information gathered from the tour will be used for a major writing assignment for the class, which is taught by professor Christian Brannstrom.

October 18th

Sweetwater Goodfellow Sign-Up approaches

October 18, 2013

The Nolan County sign-ups for Sweetwater Goodfellows will be Oct. 30, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-3 p.m. each day at the Sweetwater Fire Station, located at 900 E. Broadway.
Applicants need to bring their latest proof of income which may include approval notice for food stamps, a pay stub or approval notice for TANF, as well as a birth certificate for each child.

Avondale Baptist, Hoyt House to host Trunk or Treat

October 18, 2013

Avondale Baptist and Hoyt House will be having their second annual Trunk or Treat on Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 6-8 p.m. at 1405 Hoyt Street and 1700 Hoyt Street.
"Last year we had over 600 children visit our event," said event organizers.
This will be an opportunity for a safe and fun time for the whole family. Have your kids dress up in their favorite costumes and kids will be able to Trunk or Treat and receive candy, prizes, cotton candy, snow cones and popcorn on the Avondale Baptist parking lot.

Highland Heights UMC to host rummage and bake sale; Broadway Baptist, First Baptist hosting family friendly events

October 18, 2013

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TSTC students assist City

October 18, 2013

The TSTC (Texas State Technical College) Student Government recently assisted the City of Sweetwater by painting trash barrels at Newman Park and painting parking rails at the SNAP (Senior Nutrition Activities Program) building.
According to Sweetwater's Public Works Director Russell Jones, painting the rails at SNAP will help in preparing for the opening of the newly built SNAP building.

Two enter guilty pleas

October 18, 2013

Two entered pleas during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings this week.

 

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