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June 8th, 2013
Texas A&M Agrilife Extension's Family Consumer Sciences agent Tasha Baxter (Nolan County) provided a program entitled, "Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes" for patients with diabetes and their families, as well as any others interested in attending. The Sweetwater-Nolan County Heath Department sponsored the location and Alice Velez with the Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital's Diabetes Outreach Program provided free blood glucose testing. The program was divided and presented into four different areas with four different speakers with special knowledge in those areas.
Residents of Nolan Nursing and Rehab were spotted enjoying a breakfast outing at Buck's restaurant recently. This outing is offered once monthly and isÂ one of theÂ highlightsÂ of the activities program offered by the home.Â Pictured is Myrl Frazier, Shirley Zetsman, Karla Knight A.D., June Lamb, Bonnie Gill, Norma Martinez, R.A., Donald McGregor and Mark Bolton.
The Sweetwater Aglow team would like to invite you to our June meeting. Ministering will be the Aglow team. Everyone is invited to share a word or testimony. Praise and worship will be lead by Dallas McFaul, with song specials from the Aglow youth. Come join us as we lift up the Lord.
They overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony. Revelation 12:11.
Please bring your favorite snack.
BROADWAY BAPTIST CHURCH
Recently, a local firefighter paramedic received a letter of commendation after he and his team responded to an emergency situation.
The letter to Lance Campbell, given to him by Sweetwater Fire Chief/Emergency Services Director Grant Madden, recollected on an incident that occurred on Sunday, April 28. A call for assistance was received from Highway 70, just north of town.
The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting for Errand Solutions, Inc. Elaine Gray, owner/operator, is pictured cutting the ribbon with Stacy Dove, Liz Howard, Judge Tim Fambrough, Janis McDowell, Debbie Anthony, Ken Becker, Brenda Stirl, Kirsten Smith, Jacque McCoy, GayNell Cherry, Aida Pantoja and Vickie May.
Today will be partly sunny with a high near 85. Winds will be from the east at 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight, expect mostly cloudy skies with a low around 65. Winds will be from the southeast around 10 mph, and we'll also have a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday (during the daytime hours) will be our only chances for rain this weekend, but expect highs in the lower 90s with lows in the mid 70s. Winds will be from the south-southeast throughout the weekend.
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Lone Star Ag Credit would like to congratulate the following Texas students: Maddi Cavender of Sherman, Rachel Pruitt of Rotan, Chandler Burke of Dallas and Hunter Morris of Annona. They are all winners of a college scholarship from Lone Star, ACA.
â€śIt excites me to see great kids involved in agriculture! The scholarships are a way to say thank you to them for their leadership and for sharing how this industry has affected their lives,â€ť LSAC Senior Marketing Manager Julie Porter said.
Texas State Technical College West Texas was awarded $65,000 for scholarships from The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for new and returning students. This grant has been awarded to fund scholarships for students in Texas â€” Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (T-STEM) related programs.
Applications for a T-STEM scholarship are now available at westtexas.tstc.edu. Click on the button at the bottom of the homepage and follow the directions on the application. Application deadline is July 17, 2013.
Security Finance in Sweetwater, located at 1103 Lamar Street, will host a Customer Appreciation Day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday.
Door prizes will be given away every hour, leading up to a grand prize drawing for a canopy patio swing (shown above). Barbecue and refreshments will be served throughout the day.
Shown above are Security Finance employees Chanell Griffin, Marisela Jimenez, Brandi Munoz and Lamont Thompson.
Two local Catholic parishioners recently represented the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church at the 2013 Advocacy Day of the Texas Catholic Conference.
Aida Pantoja and Andrea Mendez took part in the event, which was held in Austin at the Texas State Capitol. They joined up with 50 other parishioners from Midland, Odessa, Walls, Abilene, San Angelo and Colorado City.
The local group was a small portion of the 1,500-plus people from other Texas dioceses. Twelve Texas bishops also took part in the Advocacy Day.