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July 2nd, 2014

Nolan County Amateur Radio Association hosts Field Day

July 2, 2014

The Nolan County Amateur Radio Association had Field Day at Newman Park on Saturday June 28.

Highland Heights welcomes new pastor

July 2, 2014

Jake Wade has taken on the role of pastor at Highland Heights United Methodist Church. His first service at the church was last Sunday, June 29.
Raised as a preacher's kid, Wade's father was a Baptist preacher until the family began attending the Methodist church when he was twelve years old. As a result of his father's ministry, the family would move to different towns on a regular basis.

Today's local events

July 2, 2014

The Summer Reading Program, FIZZ, BOOM, READ, will continue at the County-City Library today, July 2, at 10 a.m.
The library is excited about their “Science Rocks” program, which includes cool experiments and a fun activity. If you have not picked up a reading log for your child, there will be some available at the front desk.
Logs will be due Friday, July 11. For more information, call 235-4978.

Wednesday's local weather outlook

July 2, 2014

Today will be partly sunny with a high near 92. Winds will be from the south at 5 to 10 mph, shifting to the east-northeast in the afternoon.
We'll also have a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, which will increase to 40 percent in the evening. Otherwise, expect mostly cloudy conditions with a low around 72. Winds will be from the northeast at 5 to 10 mph, becoming east-southeast after midnight.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

July 1st

TSTC PTK Chapter collects school supplies for SISD

July 1, 2014

The local Texas State Technical College Phi Theta Kappa chapter is sponsoring an annual Back to School Supply drive for Sweetwater Independent School District throughout the summer. Common supplies needed include:
• Box of quart sized plastic resealable bags;
• Box of gallon sized plastic resealable bags;
• Package of wide rule paper-150 count;
• 10 count package of #2 pencils;
• Box of 200 count Kleenex tissues;
• 9x12 construction paper-colored;
• 9x12 construction paper-manilla;
• 12x18 construction paper-colored;
• 12x18 construction paper-manilla;

Health Department gives Summer health tips

July 1, 2014

Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department (SNCHD), located at 301 E.12th, would like to offer some summer health tips to the public:
1. Drink plenty of water; your body needs it to prevent dehydration during warm summer days. Take bottles of water with you, if you're going out for any length of time. Remember, infants and toddlers can become dehydrated much more easily than adults, so be sure they get lots of liquids.

Teen Book Club meets at library

July 1, 2014

Pictured are members of the Teen Book Club at their weekly meeting at the County-City Library.
Jillian Virgin, Victoria Peña, Sonora Medellin, Bella Peña and Veronica Caballero, along with Library Director Erica Caballero are reading "If I Stay," by Gayle Forman. Once the group has finished the book, they will see the movie in theaters.
The Teen Book Club also purchased the movie license and television for library use.

Best Western to host Chamber Coffee

July 1, 2014

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Coffee at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Best Western, located at 300 NW Georgia Ave.
The Best Western is owned by Dipal Patel and is operated by Tanya Actell. The hotel was founded in 2007 by West Lone Star LTD and employs 17 people. Best Western has won several awards, including Best Western Director's Award in 2012, Best Western Companion Award in 2013 and the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence in 2013 and 2014.

Tuesday's local events

July 1, 2014

Today, July 1 kicks off a three-day Mustang Junior Golf Clinic at the Sweetwater Country Club for ages 5 and up. The clinic will run Tuesday through Thursday, July 1-3.
Sessions are from 9-11 a.m. each day. A fee will be charged, but family discounts are available.
For more information, call Ashley Timm at (325) 338-8055 or Don Timm at (325) 235-8093.
Starting at 10 a.m., the County-City Library will have its Adult Literacy/ESL class.

Local forecast for Tuesday

July 1, 2014

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 95. Winds will be from the south around 15 mph, and after 1 p.m. we'll have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Those rain chances will bump up to 30 percent tonight, with partly cloudy skies and a low around 70. Winds will come from the south-southeast at 5 to 10 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

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