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April 24th, 2015
A workshop was recently held at the County-City Library called "Is Your Child a Target of Bullying?" which discussed various types of bullying, its impact on children â€” notably those with disabilities and intervention strategies and roles to prevent bullying.
The presentation was given by Jennifer Pittman, the regional coordinator of the PEN Project, one of three federally-funded Parent Training and Information Centers (PTI) that serve Texas parents of children and youth with disabilities ages 0-26.
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Around 5 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, the Sweetwater Fire Department was called to a vehicle wreck on East Broadway in front of Casa Morales Restaurant where one vehicle had wrecked into a utility pole. The driver of the vehicle was transported to Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in stable condition.
The former police station, located at 204 East 4th Street, has served a myriad of purposes throughout its nearly 90-year history. When it was opened in the late 1920s, it was the original city hall. It has since served as an agriculture extension office, pubic library and finally, the headquarters for city law enforcement.
Now that the police department has moved into its new building on Avenue A, the Municipal Auditorium board of directors hopes to acquire the unused portion of the building and repurpose it to fit its needs.
This photo, submitted by local photographer Ryan Smith, is a composite image taken near Nolan during the recent storms. The image is 11 individuals photos, taken seconds within each other and merged together.
Today, we'll have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with mostly sunny skies and a high near 83. Winds will be breezy and from the south at 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 58 and breezy winds from the west-southwest at 15 to 20 mph.
For the weekend, we'll see highs in the upper 80s, with lows in the upper 50s. Winds will vary from the west and south, with gusts as high as 25 mph. On Sunday night, a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms will enter the area.
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The Farm Service Agency (FSA) is now accepting applications for Emergency Farm Loans resulting from damages and losses caused by drought Feb. 17, 2015 and continuing.
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Sweetwater High School student Leah Warren (center) was recognized Monday at the SISD board of trustees meeting. Warren received the GROW (Gives Recognition for Outstanding Work) award.
The Sweetwater High School Texas Math and Science Coaches Association (TMSCA) students were also honored with a resolution marking their achievements.
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The city of Roscoe, according to a press release from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), failed to collect and submit the required number of bacteriological samples in January.
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Texas State Technical College celebrated 50 years of serving the state as the technical college of Texas on Wednesday in Austin during an event hosted by The TSTC Foundation.
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Today will be partly sunny with a high near 85. Winds will be from the south-southwest at 5 to 15 mph. After 1 p.m., we'll have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tonight will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 65 and south-southwest winds from 10 to 15 mph. After midnight, a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms will come into the area.
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