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July 25th, 2014
Children at Kids Kampus School Age Center in Sweetwater cooled off on 7-11 Day by visiting the 7-11 convenience store across the street and enjoying a free slurpee.
Shown are Roman Lopez, Marvin Mathis, Kethiern Mathis, Nolan Collins, Houston Ramirez, Jordan Williams, Austin Ramirez and Keshaun Jack.
A summer kids' event called "The Greatest Gift" will be held at Broadway Baptist Church from Sunday, July 27 through Thursday, July 31. The church is located at 710 East Third Street in Sweetwater.
Children will celebrate the "Reason for the Season" at The Greatest Gift, where they will participate in unforgettable Bible-learning activities. Kids will sing holiday songs, play games that promote teamwork, snack on tasty treats and create crafts they can take home to be used as seasonal decoration.
Tomorrow night, July 26, Shady Mitchell and the Kickin' Kountry Band will perform at the VFW from 8 p.m. to 12 midnight.
And on Sunday, Broadway Baptist Church will kick off their five-day Vacation Bible School called "The Greatest Gift".
The program will run Sunday, July 27 through Thursday, July 31 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. for children entering Kindergarten through fifth grade (completed). Registration will start at 6 p.m. on Sunday.
Today will be sunny and hot with a high near 101. Winds will be from the south at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 75 and southern winds around 10 mph.
For the weekend, we'll be seeing highs in the upper 90s with lows in the mid 70s. Winds will be from the southeast around 5 to 10 mph throughout Saturday and Sunday, shifting to the south-southwest on Sunday night.
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Several young athletes are participating in a summer football camp at Mustang Bowl that began Wednesday.
The three-day camp led by Sweetwater's coaching staff is for students entering grades 3-9. The start of high school football practice is almost here as workouts begin Aug. 4.
When joints begin to cause chronic pain for people due to advanced conditions such as arthritis, osteoporosis or other causes, total replacement of the damaged joint may be the solution. To help our community learn more about when it is time to consider joint replacement surgery, Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) will be hosting a free lunch and learn seminar on Tuesday, July 29.
The monthly meeting of the SEED (Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development) Board of Directors was held on Tuesday morning, which covered a wide variety of topics.
Ken Becker, the executive director of SEED, has been asked by Texas Tech University to head an economic development training session for city council members and city managers. Becker was praised by Kirstin Smith, SEED's marketing/admin. director, for becoming a knowledgeable source for economic development presentations.
Story Hour at the County-City Library will be held today, July 24 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 Kiwanis Club will be having their annual swim day today at the public pool from 1-6 p.m.Â The Kiwanis Club will pay the entrance fee for children 4-12 years old and be providing popsicles courtesy of Brookshireâ€™s throughout the day.
Today will be mostly sunny and hot with a high near 99. Winds will be calm, but will shift to the east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 74 and south-southeast winds at 5 to 10 mph.
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