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June 3rd, 2014
Today will be sunny with a high near 96. Winds will be from the south-southeast at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 72 and south-southeast winds around 15 mph. Gusts could get as high as 25 mph.
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Peggy Maddox, Executive Director of Kids On the Land Program and Katherine Dickson of 69 Ranch, recently visited with Don Ludlum to accept a donation to support the Kids On the Land program at the Dickson Family 69 Ranch at Maryneal, Texas.
This donation will support Kids On the Land days in September for Roscoe, Highland and Blackwell students. This program began four years ago and has expanded from fourth grade students to the fifth and this year third students will participate also.
The TSTC Culinary Institute has released the continuing education class schedule. These classes are open to the public. Please contact Cindy Brunett at 325.672.1590 or email@example.com. For more information, go to https://www.tstc.edu/westtexasce/culinaryce.
â€¢ June 12 â€” 6-9 p.m. Cost is $35 New/Sweet Beginnings (Part 3 of 3 part series) â€” Chef Kayleen Quick and easy desserts.
â€¢ June 26 â€” 6-9 p.m. Salt of the Earth â€” Chef Brin Using natural seasonings from the earth and not all the salt.
The Sweetwater FFA Career Development Teams that qualified for state were presented with a resolution at the May meeting of the Sweetwater ISD Board of Trustees.
Shown are (back row, left to right) teacher Cory Rains, Jay Lomas, Cody Chapman, Kensi Chowning, Tyler Woofter, Morgan Whitley, Kolleen Martin, Trey Harvey, Colton Scott, Marc Butler, Alyssa Soles, J.P. Poe; (front row, L to R) Stephen May, Lauren Jones, Leah Warren, Morgan Browning, Jeanne Chapman and Sweetwater High School principal Stacy Jones.
Today will be sunny with a high near 93. Winds will be breezy and from the south at 15 to 20 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 71 and south-southeast winds around 15 mph. Gusts could get as high as 25 mph.
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At around approximately 12:50 p.m. on Friday afternoon, the Sweetwater Police Department received multiple 9-1-1 calls regarding shots fired at the 700 block of Bluff Street, according to Sweetwater Chief of Police Brian Frieda.
Upon arriving at the scene, officers located one individual who was suffering from a gunshot wound in the upper leg area, near the groin. The victim was identified as 32-year-old Merced Flores.
The alleged suspect â€” identified as Eduardo Echegaray â€” had fled the scene prior to the officers' arrival. It was reported that he fled in a silver Volkswagen sedan.
At the May meeting of the Nolan County Hospital District's board of directors held at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH), the group was introduced to Leila Rubio, a recent graduate of Hardin Simmons University.
The twenty-one year old was accepted to the medical school at Texas Tech University and will begin a three-year accelerated program this July. She has local ties to the community, as she grew up in Sweetwater and graduated as valedictorian of Sweetwater High School in 2011.
4th and Elm Church of Christ is kicking off a weekly summer program called "Wednesday Night Live."
Starting on June 4, the summertime children's ministry Chaos will start its fourth year. Located inside the church building, elementary age students will enjoy live drama, puppets, worship, crafts, snack and games.
But the children won't be the only ones taking part in a good time. At the same time, teenagers and adults will meet in the Warehouse for a Bible lesson, drama, videos, icebreaker games and discussion.
The TMSCA (Texas Math and Science Coaches Association) team from Sweetwater Middle School advanced to the state competition and was honored with a resolution during the May meeting of the Sweetwater ISD Board of Trustees.
Every year, particularly during the spring and summer, hundreds of young wild animals are unnecessarily picked up by the general public and referred to game wardens or wildlife rehabilitators for treatment and rearing. The most commonly referred animals are baby birds and deer fawns. While most of these animals are picked up by well-meaning persons, it is important to realize that many such human-animal encounters are unnecessary and can even be detrimental to the wildlife concerned.