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October 3rd, 2014

Fields of Faith Wednesday at Mustang Bowl

October 3, 2014

The following churches are highlighted in this week's Religion section: Avondale Baptist Church, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, Lamar Street Baptist Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (The Mormons). and Trinity Baptist Church.

Pick up Friday's edition to learn more.

Nolan County Health Fair Monday at TSTC

October 3, 2014

The annual Nolan County Health Fair will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 7, at the TSTC (Texas State Technical College) Sweetwater campus in the Student Center gym. The event will run from 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. and will include over 35 area vendors featuring a wide variety of services.

Read the full story in Friday's print edition.

Martha Taylor to accompany artists at Broadway Lights

October 3, 2014

SMA’s first APPLAUSE Music Series concert, Broadway Lights, will feature three professional guest artists of highest quality, Annika Johannson, Brandon Wilhelm and Rick Piersall. The Broadway Lights concert will also feature the Sweetwater Municipal Band and the outstanding musicianship of Sweetwater’s own Martha Taylor. Broadway Lights will hit the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium stage Saturday, Oct. 4, at 7:30 p.m.

Learn more in Friday's print edition.

Steel Magnolias to perform at Trinity Baptist Church

October 3, 2014

“On Saturday morning, Oct. 4, The Steel Magnolias of San Marcos, Texas will present a women’s reflection gathering and concert at the Trinity Baptist Church in Sweetwater at 10 a.m.,” announces Matt McGowen, Pastor. There is no admission charge and we invite the public to attend.
The church is located at the corner of Hailey and Santa Fe, Sweetwater. You can call the church office (325) 235-2991, or Debbie Daniel, (512) 757-4901, for more information. You can also go to: or to learn more about The Steel Magnolias.

Several events planned this weekend

October 3, 2014

Today, October 3, Texas National Bank will have a Bake Sale starting at 9 a.m. in the lobby.
The sale will continue until all items are sold. All proceeds will go toward Relay for Life of Nolan County.
A long list of activities are slated for Saturday, such as Sweetwater’s second annual Relay for Life Car Show. Registration starts at 9 a.m., with judging starting at 11 a.m.

Weekend weather for Sweetwater

October 3, 2014

Today will be sunny with a high near 76. Winds will be from the northeast at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 50 and northeast winds at 5 to 15 mph.
This weekend, we'll see a warm-up, with Saturday's temperatures in the lower 70s and a nighttime low in the upper 50s. Sunday's forecast will be warmer with a high near 88 and an evening low around 60. Southern winds on Saturday and Sunday morning will shift to the west and north in the evening.
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October 2nd

Thursday's print edition delayed

October 2, 2014

Due to issues with our press machine, there will be a delay in Thursday's edition of the Sweetwater Reporter. Newspapers are expected to hit newsstands, homes and businesses later this evening or possibly on Friday.
We thank you in advance for your patience and support.

Deadlines approaching for Election Day, Nov. 4

October 2, 2014

At this time, voters can now start requesting a ballot by mail, as Sept. 5 was the first day to apply. The last day to register to vote is on Monday, Oct. 6.
Additionally, the last day for the county clerk to receive the application to vote by mail is on Friday, Oct. 24.

Learn more by reading Thursday's print edition.

Rotary donates to APPLAUSE

October 2, 2014

Recently the Sweetwater Rotary club donated $500 towards the APPLAUSE music series that will be taking place at the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium. Pictured is Rotary Club President, Mike Fernandez, presenting a $500 donation to Mila Gibson, who has been instrumental in bringing this cultural experience to Sweetwater.

CDC and Texas Health Department confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in the U.S.

October 2, 2014

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed, through laboratory tests, the first case of Ebola to be diagnosed in the United States in a person who had traveled to Dallas, Texas from Liberia. The patient did not have symptoms when leaving West Africa, but developed symptoms approximately four days after arriving in the U.S. on Sept. 20.

Get all the details in Thursday's print edition.

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