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March 21st, 2014
Shown are students in the Texas State Technical College Student Government Association in Sweetwater. The group picked up trash between Skeet's Texas Grill and K-Mart on Thursday to begin Spring cleaning Sweetwater on the first day of Spring.
Pictured are David Whitlock, Victoria Robertson, Doug Whitlock, Jason Loveless, Trevor Reeves, Ben Guerra, Carl Mays, Nathan Creamer, Chris Rheliff and Advisor Tod Ryden.
Do you have any clothes that you don't wear anymore sitting around in your closet? Do you have older linens, blankets, shoes or pillows that aren't being used anymore?
Would you like to have those things make a difference in the life of someone else?
The youth of First United Methodist Church (FUMC) in Sweetwater will be driving around town this Sunday, March 23, from 3-6 p.m. collecting clothes for their church's Clothes Closet. Specific items include shoes, socks, backpacks, linens, pillows, caps and all sizes of clothing.
If variety is the spice of life, then Tracy Dartt & his Gospel-singing family group, â€śThe Darttsâ€ť are the perfect treat for the appetites of Gospel Music fans. Their smooth blends and heartfelt presentations make them a favorite of folks from the ages of 1 to 100.
The Dartts write all of their own music. Tracy Dartt is the author of the #1 hit Gospel song, â€śGod On The Mountain.â€ť
Today will be partly sunny with a high near 85. Winds will be breezy and from the south at 15 to 20 mph.
Expect mostly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 48 and breezy winds from the northwest at 10 to 20 mph. Winds will shift to the north-northeast after midnight.
On Saturday, we'll see a high near 61 with a low around 38. For Sunday, highs will drop to the upper 40s with a 30% chance of rain and a low around 38.
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Dr. Ellen Walthall was the speaker at the Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) lunch and learn seminar this week.
She spoke about early cancer detection and educated attendees on risks and screening schedules.
From March 22 to April 7, community members shopping at Wal-Mart, located at 407 NE Georgia Avenue will have a chance to donate oral care items (toothbrushes, toothpaste, etc.), and breakfast foods (from April 22 to May 5) to students in their district as a part of Champions for Kids' SIMPLE Giving program.
Bronte community leaders will host a regional network luncheon sponsored by Texas Midwest Community Network (TMCN) on Tuesday, March 25,Â at the Bronte Community Center, 116 NE Railroad Street. Community leaders from neighboring communities are invited to attend, enjoy the local cuisine and discuss mutual concerns. The luncheon is held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and cost is $12.50 per person; reservations are requested.
Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 76. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 55 and south-southeast winds around 15 mph. Gusts could get as high as 25 mph.
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East Ridge Elementary School has been selected as a World-Class School, the highest distinction in the Imagine Nation customer recognition program. Only 26 schools met the rigorous usage standards required of World-Class Schools for the 2012â€“2013 school year. "We congratulate you on achieving this high honor through your consistent use of Imagine Learning and welcome you as a citizen of Imagine Nation," said Imagine Nation representatives.
Buzzi Unicem USA, Ludlum Measurements Inc., UpWind Solutions Inc. and Wind Energy Turbine Services Inc. have partnered with Texas State Technical College West Texas (TSTC West Texas) to provide job training using a $955,052 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).