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July 19th, 2013
The T.A.G. Teen Ministry from Word of God Church in Sweetwater went to Extreme Camps last week.
"They have come back fired up in the Lord," said Pastor Dale Stowe. "It was a great spiritual time for those that went. They found a closer walk with their Lord. This is the best group I have taken up to this point, open to loving God, being unashamed of Christ. They came together in one heart, one mind and one Spirit to be the light unto the world and a city on a hill that cannot be hid. I am thankful for their desire to get to know God and for their want to be young men and women of God."
A rain report was released for the latest rainfall received by Nolan County this past week.
Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Winds will be from the south-southeast at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 70 and southeastern winds at 5 to 10 mph.
For the weekend weather, we'll see highs in the low 90s with lows in the low 70s. Winds will come from the south and southeast anywhere from 5 to 10 mph.
Head on over to weather.gov to learn more.
On Monday, Aug. 19, all employees of Sweetwater Independent School District will participate in the first ever Sweetwater Strong RED Run. "This will be a one-of-a-kind experience that is not about speed, but about celebrating positive energy with your co-workers, families and fans," said Sweetwater ISD Assistant Superintendent Kathy Smartt.
The final two classes of the Microsoft Office Short courses--offered by the Sweetwater campus of TSTC (Texas State Technical College) West Texas this summer--will be held during the week of July 22 through 26.
Both courses will be taught on campus, located at 300 Homer K. Taylor Drive, in the Pevehouse Building in Room 210.
An intermediate/advanced course for Microsoft Excel 2010--which is an eight-hour course held in the mornings--will be taught Monday, July 22 and Wednesday, July 24.
The County-City Library ended its Summer Reading Program with a scavenger hunt and ice cream sundae party.
Children searched the library for clues with the help of their parents. Shown here is Monica Valdez helping Randyn Boiles, Mason Blueford and Roman Camacho with the hunt.
Find more photos recapping the fun at the library in Thursday's edition.
The SEED (Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development) Board of Directors met on Monday morning for their regular monthly meeting at the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce, with updates given on the two entities that are getting area businesses and communities prepared for and informed on the Cline Shale oil development.
The TSTC (Texas State Technical College) Student Government Association (SGA) will be having a fundraiser on Friday, July 19 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at Chicken Express, located at 1035 N. Judge Ely in Abilene.
Chicken Express is donating a percentage of all sales to TSTC SGA and they will also be taking donations. The money collected is to help West, Texas.
For more information, visit facebook.com/tstcwesttexas.
After these past few days of wet weather, our rain chances will drop to just 30% today. Otherwise it will be mostly cloudy with a high near 86. Winds will be from the southeast at 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight, expect partly cloudy skies with a low around 69, and east-southeast wind around 5 to 10 mph.
Get an early weekend weather preview now at weather.gov.
All Texas State Technical College West Texas locations (Abilene, Breckenridge, Brownwood and Sweetwater) will be planting the seeds of science, technology, engineering and math with its BLOSSOM: STEM in Bloom! program.
BLOSSOM will be held from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23 in Sweetwater and Abilene and from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24, in Breckenridge and Brownwood. BLOSSOM is for girls ages 13 and older.