Archive - 2013 - News Article
Ten students from Highland High School were inducted into membership of the National Honor Society in a ceremony held at the school.
Members were selected by a Faculty Council for meeting high standards of scholarship, service, leadership and character.Â Â Â
Students inducted were Sierra Allen, Adrienne Gonzales, Michael Hyde, Morgan Monroe, Cristina Natha, Bailey Nervig, Beth Richburg, Preston Rowlett, Sophia Stice and Tarin Weldy.
While many people are hoping to avoid being scammed over the phone, there is still one method that is being used by some to dupe people into sending their money.
Nolan County Clerk Pat McGowan wants to make the public aware of a scheme that tries to confuse people. Property Transfer Services, based out of Wilmington, Delaware, has recently restarted their campaign of mailing out Deed Processing Notice letters to people within the county.
Expect partly sunny skies today, with a high near 94 and winds from the south at 15 to 20 mph.
Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Winds will remain from the south at 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.
The Sweetwater High School Class of 2013 graduated on Friday evening, May 31, 2013, at Mustang Bowl with friends and family joining in the celebration. Shown, SHS graduates celebrate after receiving their diplomas.
This summer, the Sweetwater campus of TSTC (Texas State Technical College) West Texas, located at 300 Homer K. Taylor Drive, will be offering Microsoft Office Short Courses starting on June 17 until July 28. All of the courses will be offered in the Graphics Building in Room 107.
By spelling the words 'novillero' (an inexperienced bullfighter) and 'temblor' (an earthquake) correctly, Sweetwater sixth-grader Kara Lehnert advanced past the third round of the National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C. this week. Lehnert was one of 11 million students who participated in the 2013 National Spelling Bee, and made it to the final 239. She, and 197 other students, were eliminated after the third round based upon a newly-created computerized vocabulary test. She did not misspell a word since she began the local spelling bee in February.
Many people have recently entered pleas during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings resulting in fines, probation and jail time.
BROADWAY BAPTIST CHURCH
There once was a king captured by the Roman army. They took the king with his family to stand before the Roman general to receive the sentence of death. The king fell on his face before the general and said, â€śYou may do with me what you will, but spare my wife and children!â€ť The Roman general was so moved by the plea that he released them all.Â
Later, the king asked his wife about some of the things they had seen while in the Roman generalâ€™s chamber. She said, â€śI didn't see anything.Â My eyes were only on the man who was willing to die for me.â€ťÂ
Come deep into the Amazon Rainforest as the kids go on expedition with the One True God at Avondale Baptist Churchâ€™s Club VBS: Jungle Jaunt.
Avondale Baptist Church invites all children age five years through grade five for their annual Club VBS. The kids will jaunt through adventure-filled Bible stories, create cool rainforest crafts, enjoy rainforest rations and ride the recreation rapids.
The Nolan County Board of Realtors was very excited at the number of applicants who applied for their $500 college scholarship. This scholarship was made available to all of the graduating high school seniors in Nolan County, planning to further their education. The NCBR scholarship committee was also very impressed with the number of applicants that were qualified to receive this award. It was a very difficult job for the selection committee.