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April 8th, 2013

Wreck claims two lives

April 8, 2013

Two people were killed and one injured in a one vehicle rollover crash that occurred in Nolan County on Friday evening at 6:10 p.m. The crash was located on Farm Road 608, 7/10 of a mile east of mile marker 308, near the community of Maryneal. 

NCBR offering four scholarships

April 8, 2013

The Nolan County Board of Realtors is offering to all interested Nolan County graduating seniors, of the Class of 2013, an opportunity to apply for the NCBR annual scholarship. If you are planning to continue your educational experience beyond high school, the NCBR is offering four $500 college scholarships to help you with expenses.

Monday's local forecast

April 8, 2013

The summer weather is already creeping into the spring season, as today's high will be 93 with mostly sunny skies. Winds will be from the south-southwest around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight will be partly cloudy with a low around 63 and south-southeast winds at 20 to 25 mph. Gusts could top out at 35 mph.
Visit weather.gov now to find out how long the heat will last.

April 5th

Movie night, sermon series at 4th & Elm to focus on marriage

April 5, 2013

The joys and challenges of marriage can take a couple through the highs, lows, and everywhere in between, but one local church is unveiling two events in order to help husbands and wives in their relationship.
4th and Elm Church of Christ in Sweetwater is hosting a free movie night on Saturday, April 13. Starting at 6:30 p.m. in the church's Warehouse, the 2008 inspirational film "Fireproof" will be shown.

Texas economic development issues addressed in Austin

April 5, 2013

Shown from left to right are Ken Becker, Executive Director of Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development (SEED); Lorie Vincent; Executive Director of The High Ground of Texas and Chairperson of the Texas Economic Development Council and Carlton Schwab, President/CEO of the Texas Economic Development Council. The three were in Austin recently visiting with Senators and House of Representatives and their staffs concerning economic development issues in Texas.

TNB sponsors financial literacy essay contest

April 5, 2013

National Financial Literacy Month is recognized in the United States in April in an effort to highlight the importance of financial literacy and teach Americans how to establish and maintain healthy financial habits. Texas National Bank recognizes the importance of financial literacy in the community and seeks to actively create a more secure financial future for the citizens of Nolan County.

Pioneer Museum to present lecture from A&M anthropology professor

April 5, 2013

The Pioneer City-County Museum will present a lecture by Dr. Shelley Wachsmann, Professor of Anthropology at Texas A&M University.
In 1986, Dr. Wachsmann, working as nautical archaeologist for Israel, was called to the kibbutz Ginosar and the Sea of Galilee to take a look at a "possibly ancient" boat. The first ancient ship to be recovered from the Sea of Galilee, the boat is the type described in the Gospel as used by Jesus' disciples.

Blotters for April 4, 2013

April 5, 2013

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 43 calls for service, issued four citations and made one arrest on April 4, 2013.

The SPD received 22, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Harassment — 700 block of E. New Mexico.
• Theft — 1800 block of Lamar.
• Bigamy — Sweetwater area.

Arrested by SPD:
• Sylvia Morales, 30 — Warrants.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had eight calls for service, served three civil papers and made two arrests on April 4, 2013.

Arrested by NCSO:
• Randall Wayne Bradberry, 50, of Sweetwater — Warrant/parole violation.

Monday is Taste of Sweetwater

April 5, 2013

The Taste of Sweetwater is an annual event people of Sweetwater and the surrounding areas have come to enjoy. It is a chance for residents to sample foods from many local restaurants and other food establishments under one roof. This year, the event will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 8, at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex. The cost is $10 for adults, $6 for seniors and $4 for children ages 3-12.

RELIGION: Trinity Baptist to begin weekly study on ‘The Bible’ mini-series

April 5, 2013

SWEETWATER AGLOW
Aglow International Sweetwater Community Lighthouse invites the public to join them on Tuesday at the Holiday Inn Express for their first youth night.  Ministering will be the Aglow youth. Praise and worship will be led by Dallas McFaul. Everyone is invited to come and bring a friend. For more information, call 766-2245 or 338-8924.

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