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April 26th, 2013

Local weekend weather

April 26, 2013

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 83. Winds will be from the south at 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight, expect partly cloudy skies with a low around 56 and south-southwestern winds at 5 to 10 mph. Winds will shift to the north-northeast after midnight.
This weekend, we'll see warming temperatures from the mid-70s to mid-80s, although we have a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms on Saturday night. Weekend lows will hover around 60 degrees.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

April 25th

SHS students receive letter from Elie Wiesel

April 25, 2013

Sweetwater High School sophomore students of Jennifer Alden read Night this semester. One of their assignments was to write the author, Elie Wiesel, a letter telling him the part of the book that impacted them the most and to include any questions they might have for him.

Blackwell FCCLA students compete in State FCCLA Leadership Conference

April 25, 2013

Blackwell FCCLA had a magnificent showing recently at the State FCCLA Leadership Conference in Dallas. There were 3,934 students in attendance.
BreAnne Richardson carried out her duties as the State Vice President of Programs. In addition, she received four scholarships totaling $23,800. She was recognized by the Texas Career and Technology Council as the Best of Texas Outstanding Special Achievement award winner.

State Fire Marshal called in to investigate for arson in Roscoe

April 25, 2013

After incidents occurring these past few days, it now seems obvious that an arsonist is at work in Roscoe and the Roscoe area. Following the most recent incident, a fire that burned down a vacant house on FM 608 two miles north of Roscoe early Wednesday morning, the state fire marshal has been called in to investigate.

"Beat the Street for Little Feet" this weekend

April 25, 2013

The spring season is in full bloom, which means it's the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors!
On Saturday, April 27, Cornerstone Christian School will host "Beat the Street for Little Feet"--a family-fun event that will get everyone active and assist the local school. The function will be held on the school campus, located at the 4th and Elm Church of Christ in Sweetwater.

SEED hosts Senior Interview Day

April 25, 2013

Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development (SEED) hosted the fifth annual Senior Interview Day at Sweetwater High School. The event is put on to prepare the future workforce.
Senior Interview Day includes business men and women providing mock interviews for all seniors at Sweetwater High School. SEED also works with the students by requiring them to develop a resume and a job application.
The event also takes place at Roscoe Collegiate High School. This would not happen without the support of both ISD’s administration and key ISD volunteers.

Blotters for April 23, 2013

April 25, 2013

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 28 calls for service, issued no citations and made one arrest on April 23, 2013.

The SPD received nine, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 1400 block of Hailey.

Calls for service:
• Burglary of a building — 600 block of E. Avenue B.

Arrested by SPD:
• Male juvenile, 14 — Possession of marijuana.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had four calls for service, no civil papers served and made two arrests on April 23, 2013.

Arrested by NCSO:

Local weather for Thursday

April 25, 2013

Today will be mostly cloudy with a high near 66. Winds will be from the southeast at 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight, expect mostly cloudy skies with a low around 56 and southeastern winds around 15 mph. Gusts could be as high as 20 mph.
Visit weather.gov to get an early weekend weather preview now.

April 24th

Time for Tapenades

April 24, 2013

The ripe olive is one of the most versatile foods in the pantry. While delicious on its own, olives also add flavor to a number of dishes from soups and salads to appetizers and entrees. One dish, that features olives predominantly and is as versatile as its main ingredient, is tapenade.

Kindergarten Round-Up planned at Southeast

April 24, 2013

On Tuesday, May 7, Sweetwater Independent School District will host Kindergarten Round-Up at Southeast Elementary School. Personnel from Southeast Elementary will be registering students that will be attending Kindergarten next year in the 2013-2014 school year.

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