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July 8th, 2014

Several pleas entered in 32nd Judicial District Court

July 8, 2014

Several people have recently entered pleas during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings.
Isaiah Zachary Gongora pleaded guilty to indecency with a child by exposure, a third degree felony. He was sentenced to 10 years of community supervision. He was also ordered to pay a $3,000 fine, $782 in court costs and $500 in attorney's fees. He will also have to serve 240 hours of community service.

DMI to host Social Security presentation

July 8, 2014

DMI Wealth Management Solutions will have a Social Security presentation from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 9, at the Hampton Inn, located at 302 SE Georgia in Sweetwater. The basics of Social Security, maximizing Social Security, advanced claiming strategies and steps one should take if nearing retirement will be covered at the presentation.

Blood drive planned for tomorrow

July 8, 2014

A community blood drive will take place in Sweetwater on Wednesday, July 9. The Meek Blood Center bloodmobile will be parked in the First Financial Bank parking lot from noon until 6 p.m.
“We are asking donors to please remember that the need for blood is constant. Even the regular of blood donors get busy in the summer with vacations and other activities and forget to donate blood. Blood donation only takes about an hour, and that hour could give someone else a lifetime,” said Frances Baker, donor recruiter for Meek Blood Center.

Sweetwater Aglow International Lighthouse to meet tonight

July 8, 2014

The public is invited to the Sweetwater Aglow International Lighthouse meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 8, at the Holiday Inn Express. Come as the group continues their Bible study on Graham Cooke's Establishing a Kingdom Culture. For more information call 766-2245 or 338-8924.

Sweetwater's forecast for Tuesday

July 8, 2014

Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 96. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South southeast wind around 10 mph. Visit weather.gov to learn more.

July 7th

Fourth of July watermelon at RPMH

July 7, 2014

Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital gave free watermelon to the public on the Fourth of July. The Jacques Family — Lindsey, Sean and their son, Aaron, enjoyed watermelon.
Find more photos on Page 1 of Monday's edition.

America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education announces 2014 grant finalists

July 7, 2014

The Monsanto Fund has announced the finalists for this year’s America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education grants. From January through March, farmers across the country nominated their local public school districts for the grants. Once nominated, these districts were eligible to submit completed grant applications in April.

A look at Monday's local events

July 7, 2014

Today, July 7, the public is invited to a meet and greet for Dr. Ronald Morris, the new principal at Sweetwater High School. The event will be from 2-3 p.m. on Monday, July 7, at the SHS Library.
And this evening, the monthly Big Country Dance will take place at 7:30 p.m. at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex and will feature the Dusty Creek Band.
Take a look at all of the upcoming local events in Page 2 of every edition.

Sweetwater's forecast for Monday

July 7, 2014

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 95. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 72 and southern winds at 10 to 15 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

July 3rd

TSTC to host STEMsational summer camp

July 3, 2014

Sweetwater — Texas State Technical College is holding its annual STEMsational summer camp for students entering grades fourth through seventh on July 21-25, 2014. This year each day will have a theme:
Medical Monday — Explore the world of nursing, emergency medical technicians and paramedics. Learn CPR and first aid. Learn to treat for shock and tips you can use in case you find yourself in an emergency.

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