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Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 93. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 71 and southern winds around 5 to 15 mph.
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This Monday and Tuesday, Nolan County and the City of Sweetwater, respectively, will recognize a community member who has been very active, through the reading of proclamations. "Wes Bishop Day" on Tuesday will allow friends, family and the community to recollect on Bishop's achievements and involvement not only from a professional standpoint, but at a personal level.
For almost 36 years, Bishop served as the Director of Physical Therapy at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH). However, very serious health issues recently forced Bishop to step down and not return to work.
The Roscoe Collegiate Independent School District board of trustees, administration and staff would like to extend an invitation to the local community and surrounding area to attend the 2013 Open House for Roscoe Collegiate ISD on Tuesday, Sept. 10 from 6-8 p.m. in the Roscoe Collegiate Special Event Center.
During a recent Sweetwater Kiwanis meeting, members were informed about an opportunity to reach out to a group that often goes overlooked.
Gonzalo "Speedy" San Miguel, Jr. has been a volunteer chaplain with the Texas Department of Corrections for the past 25 years. His ministry has allowed him to teach various Bible studies in Breckenridge, Sweetwater, Snyder, Colorado City, and most recently, in the country of Belize at the Belize Central Prison.
BROADWAY BAPTIST CHURCH
James reminds us that life is nothing more than a vapor, here one minute and gone the next.Â We make big plans, talk of big activities, and schedule a lot of appointments only to realize that those appointments are â€śtentative.â€ťÂ The plans we make are only temporary and for the most part uncertain.Â Life is very unpredictable, and little is sure.Â It has been said that the best laid plans of mice and men are never for certain.Â
The Sweetwater Woman's Forum Executive Board met at noon on Tuesday at the home of Dr. Judy Clayton.
The objectives of Woman's Forum shall be to promote acquaintance and mutual helpfulness among women and their organizations to aid in civic and intellectual improvements.
Woman's Forum meets on the second Tuesday of each month at Bee's DĂ©cor. New and old members are invited and encouraged to attend the next meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 at Bee's.
Seventh grade shop class students are working on a project to beautify the Sweetwater Middle School (SMS) campus.
"When we're done here, it's going to be a nice spot to sit and relax," said Coach Tony Cortez, SMS athletic director.
A special-called meeting of the Nolan County Commissioners was held on Tuesday, in which approval was given toward the purchase of a financial package software upgrade for the county auditor and county treasurer.
The current system has been in place since 1985, thus becoming outdated and no longer having the ability for significant upgrades. After reviewing up to five different software options, the software provided by STW, Inc. was selected.
Future hospital facility plans were discussed during the August meeting of the Nolan County Hospital District board of directors.
Among the items, a follow-up report on the Cardiac Rehab project was given by David White of McKinstry, the company overseeing the construction. After receiving feedback from the board, around $83,000 was cut on the project, bringing the total cost of the building to just over $1.7 million.
Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 94. Winds will be from the south-southwest around 5 to 10 mph, becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 70 and southeast winds around 10 mph.
Weekend highs will be in the mid-90s, while lows will remain in the low 70s. Winds will range from 5 to 15 mph from the southeast and southwest.
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