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October 9th

Wednesday's local weather

October 9, 2013

Today will be sunny with a high near 83. Winds will be breezy from the south-southeast at 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 60 and southeast winds at 10 to 15 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

October 8th

Sweetwater ISD open houses continue

October 8, 2013

Sweetwater ISD Open Houses continue this week with Sweetwater Intermediate School having their event from 5-6:30 p.m. this evening.
Sweetwater Middle School and Sweetwater High School will have their event from 5-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday and Southeast and East Ridge Elementary Schools will have their events from 5-6:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Independent Bankers Assn. of Texas elects new board members during 39th annual convention

October 8, 2013

The Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) elected its board of directors that will serve through 2013-2104 during the IBAT 39th Annual Convention held in San Antonio last week. 
Jay M. Gober of First State Bank in Graham will serve the highest level of leadership as chairman. Other board members named to join Gober include Chairman-Elect John Jay of Roscoe State Bank in Roscoe, Vice Chairman Rogers Pope, Jr. of Texas Bank and Trust in Longview and Secretary-Treasurer Darla Rooke of Junction National Bank in Junction.

Deadline approaching for Spring 2014 TSTC Associate degree nursing program

October 8, 2013

Texas State Technical College West Texas is accepting applications for the Spring 2014 Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program until Thursday.
The Associate Degree Nursing Program is an affordable, online, fast-paced curriculum. TSTC West Texas works hand-in-hand with healthcare industry leaders to train highly qualified nurses. There is a significant and growing need for registered nurses in the West Texas region and throughout the State of Texas.

Many attend Meet and Greet Under the Oaks event at CBO

October 8, 2013

An event called Meet and Greet Under the Oaks took place on Monday evening at Girl Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains Camp Boothe Oaks in which members of the community gathered to enjoy the Girl Scout camp. Tours were given around the property and entertainment was provided by the Sweetwater Municipal Band. Food was also provided for those in attendance.

FCA to host Fields of Faith tomorrow

October 8, 2013

The Big Country/Concho Valley Fellowship of Christian Athletes will host the annual Fields of Faith on Wednesday. The event will begin at 7 p.m. at each of the sites. The sites include: Shotwell Stadium in Abilene, Gordon Wood Stadium in Brownwood, Mustang Bowl in Sweetwater, San Angelo Stadium in San Angelo and Newton Field in Graham.

McGonegal graduates from fire academy

October 8, 2013

Adam McGonegal with the Sweetwater Fire Department recently graduated from the Training Division fire academy. 
He worked online for about four months on his book work and attended a two week “boot camp” where students learned all of the hands-on skills they need to be firefighters. 
The Sweetwater Fire Department also has a training system that they put firefighters through, once they pass the fire academy. McGonegal was “top recruit” in his battalion. 

Tuesday's local forecast

October 8, 2013

Expect sunny skies today with a high near 83. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 58 and south-southeast winds at 10 to 15 mph.
Visit weather.gov to find out more.

October 7th

Do you know...

October 7, 2013

The Pioneer Museum in Sweetwater is searching for any information on this photo.
Anyone with information on who the people in the photo are or leads to other information or to people who may have more information may call Melonnie Hicks or Betty Turner at the museum at 325-235-8547.
The hours of the museum are Tuesday through Saturday from 1-4 p.m. Any and all information is appreciated.

Mammography Department passes state inspection

October 7, 2013

The Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital Mammography Department was recently inspected by the Texas Department of State Health Services. 
During the inspection, the Mammography Department passed all aspects of the inspection and there were no health related violations of 25 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 289. Pictured with their certificate of inspection are RPMH mammographers Lori Brockman, RT(R)(M)MRT and Andra Barton RT(R)MRT. 

Sweetwater boys host Coleman — freshmen at 4:30 p.m., JV at 6 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m. Sweetwater...
The Roscoe girls basket-ball team lost at Haskell, 57-34, to start District 7-2A play on Tuesday....
GRAPE CREEK — Three players hit double figures as the Sweetwater boys easily defeated Grape Creek,...

 

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