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October 22nd, 2012

Trinity Baptist hosts Open House

October 22, 2012

On Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, Trinity Baptist Church celebrated the realization of a 50-year vision.  Since the beginning of the church, Trinity has had a vision of growth. The original church was constructed with a planned addition and while the plans were modified over time, the vision to grow and serve the community of Sweetwater has remained steadfast.

Roscoe hosts Wind Festival

October 22, 2012

The Roscoe Volunteer Fire Department made a correction to one of the awards at the cook-off. The Second Place Steak box number was read out incorrectly by a cook-off official and no team responded at the time of the awards with that number.
The committee reviewed the numbers on the box and found that it was their mistake and not a cooking team. The winning cooking team was then awarded their prize.
Find more photos from the Wind Festival on page 5 in Monday's paper. Other cook-off winners were as follows:
Steak:
1. Backyard Grillers
2. GDC
3. Two Peas in Pod
4. Bar B-Que

Monday's local weather

October 22, 2012

Today, we'll have a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 84. It will be mostly sunny with southern winds around 15 to 20 mph. Gusts will be as high as 25 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight with a low around 65. Winds will be from the south at 15 mph, with gusts topping out at 20 mph.
Learn more about your local forecast at weather.gov.

October 19th

Lone Star Ag Credit collecting for canned food drive

October 19, 2012

Lone Star, ACA (Lone Star Ag Credit) appreciates the communities they live and work in and wanted to find a way to give back to those communities that would represent Agriculture. In the month of October, Lone Star will hold a canned food drive at all of their branch locations, but with a competitive twist. Each branch is in the running to also receive a $100 check to go towards their pantry of choice if they collect the most food.
The Sweetwater office will be collecting for Goodfellows. All donations can be made at Lone Star Ag Credit, 400 East 3rd Street in Sweetwater by Oct. 31.

Trinity Baptist Church dedicates new Family Life Center

October 19, 2012

On Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, Trinity Baptist Church is celebrating the realization of a 50-year prayer and vision. “Since the beginning of the church, Trinity has had a vision of growth,“ says Senior Pastor Ward Hayes. “The original church was constructed with a planned addition. And while the plans were modified over time, the vision to grow and serve the community of Sweetwater has remained steadfast.”

Hospital lawn sports pink for breast cancer fundraiser

October 19, 2012

• RPMH continues initiative for the second year in a row to support American Cancer Society

For the second year in a row, the lawn outside Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) is sporting pink stakes as part of an initiative to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research.

Two transported from wreck

October 19, 2012

Two patients were transported from a wreck on Lamar and Arkansas Street on Friday, Oct. 19, 2012. The Mustang, going west on Arkansas, struck the truck that was going north on Lamar Street, according to authorities. Both patients were in stable condition.

Blotters for Oct. 18, 2012

October 19, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 63 calls for service, issued eight citations and made two arrests on Oct. 18, 2012.

The SPD received 23, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 600 block of E. Third.
• Theft — 200 block of Lamar.

Arrested by SPD:
• James Schorer, 49 — Public intoxication.
• Alex McCoy, 21 — Warrants.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 10 calls for service, served one civil paper and made one arrest on Oct. 18, 2012.

Arrested by DPS:
• Jesus Muñoz Velasco, 26, of Arlington — No driver’s license (when unlicensed).

RELIGION: Trinity celebrates open house for new family life center

October 19, 2012

BROADWAY BAPTIST CHURCH

Rep. Susan L. King to host Legislative Forum in Sweetwater

October 19, 2012

Representative Susan L. King  will host a forum to address the legislative concerns of her constituents at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, at 119 East Third Street on the second floor mezzanine in Sweetwater.
Representative King will open the forum with a short presentation on looking towards the 83rd Legislative Session and then facilitate an open discussion with opportunities for questions and answers.
The office of Representative King welcomes and encourages all constituents of District 71 who are interested in legislative affairs to attend the event. 

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