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September 25th, 2014

Future Sweetwater class begins at TSTC

September 25, 2014

Future Sweetwater class of 2014-2015 members attended orientation at Texas State Technical College in Sweetwater recently. Shown are the students, sophomores at Sweetwater High School.

Read the full story in Thursday's print edition.

Phone scam hits locally

September 25, 2014

Another phone scam has made its way to Sweetwater, but the method being used this time has become a state and nation-wide problem in the past few months.
Sweetwater resident Ron Smith received a phone call recently, which showed his own landline phone number on the Caller ID. Out of curiosity, he took the call and the recorded message--known as "robocalls"--came from "Rachel" at "Card Services".

Read the full story in Thursday's print edition.

DHRD donates to Skate Sweetwater

September 25, 2014

Dark Horse Roller Derby presented a $500 check on Wednesday to Skate Sweetwater during a Sweetwater Kiwanis Club meeting.

Learn more in Thursday's print edition.

Local events for Thursday

September 25, 2014

Today, September 25, Story Hour at the County-City Library for parents and their children will be at 10:45 a.m. Library staff will lead the parents and children in stories and songs. Call 235-4978 for more information or go to www.sweetwaterlibrary.org.
Also, the Sweetwater Book Review Club will meet today at the County-City Library in the Community Room. Mae Hoover of Fort Worth will review "When Your Mama Calls You Mama."

Thursday's forecast for Sweetwater

September 25, 2014

We'll see mostly sunny skies today, with a high near 83 and south-southeast winds around 5 mph. In the afternoon, winds will shift to the east.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 59 and south-southeast winds around 5 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

September 24th

Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

September 24, 2014

Pertussis, a respiratory illness commonly known as whooping cough, is a very contagious disease caused by a type of bacteria called Bordetella pertussis. These bacteria attach to the cilia (tiny, hair-like extensions) that line part of the upper respiratory system. The bacteria release toxins, which damage the cilia and cause inflammation (swelling).

Read the full story in Wednesday's print edition.

Roscoe Collegiate ISD seeking G/T nominations

September 24, 2014

Anyone wishing to nominate a student believed to be an intellectually or creatively gifted learner is encouraged to come by either the Roscoe Collegiate High School or Roscoe Elementary offices and complete a nomination form. Those students nominated will go through a screening procedure that requires special testing. At the time of nomination, parents will be requested to grant permission for this testing.
G/T nominations will be accepted until Oct. 10, 2014.

Read the full story in Wednesday's print edition.

Commission green lights WASP museum expansion

September 24, 2014

Of the more than 400,000 Americans who lost their lives during World War Two, there were 38 specific casualties which stand out in the hearts and minds of many.
It's those 38 lives — lives of Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) — which will be commemorated with the expansion of the WASP WWII Museum, located just west of Sweetwater, according to Alan Carmichael, a local attorney representing the WASP WWII Museum Board of Directors.

Read the full story in Wednesday's print edition.

TSTC to host Sweetwater area college day

September 24, 2014

Texas State Technical College will host the Sweetwater Area College Day on Monday, Sept. 29, from 1-2:30 p.m. at TSTC Student Center Gym. This event is open to all area high school students, counselors and parents. This event is co-sponsored by Sweetwater High School and sanctioned by the Texas Association of Collegiate Registrar's and Admissions Officers.

Read the full story in Wednesday's print edition.

Adult literacy/ESL class meets today

September 24, 2014

Today, September 24, the Adult Literacy/ESL class will meet at the County-City Library at 9:30 a.m.
Instructors will help you learn to read, improve your reading skills, improve your English skills or help you read to your children. Call 235-4978 for more information.

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