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October 12th, 2012

Local Edward Jones team participates in advanced training

October 12, 2012

Jason Blake, a financial advisor with the financial-services firm Edward Jones in Sweetwater and Sondra Williams, a branch office administrator, recently attended an invitation-only training opportunity at the firm's headquarters in St. Louis.
The three-day Advanced Practice Management Forum is offered to branch teams throughout the country who rank among the top third most successful in the firm in helping clients work toward their long-term financial goals. Jason Blake and Sondra Williams were among more than 180 associates, out of more than 12,000, invited to attend this session.

Updates given at SEED meeting

October 12, 2012

Various updates were given by SEED (Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development) staff during the group's board of directors meeting, which took place on Monday morning, October 8, 2012.
Ken Becker, the Executive Director, discussed several companies who are already making a positive dent into local unemployment numbers. Select Energy Services, who expected to bring in up to 50 jobs, is now anticipating an increase in work force, prior to their arrival. Other local businesses, such as Mercer Well Service, are also seeing job growth.

Blotters for October 10, 2012

October 12, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 33 calls for service, issued three citations and made three arrests on Oct. 10, 2012.

The SPD received 10, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 700 block of Lamar.

Calls for service:
• Unattended death — 1600 block of Grand.
• Robbery — 100 block of S. Hopkins.

Arrested by SPD:
• Male juvenile, 15 — Possession of drug paraphernalia.
• Male juvenile, 15 — Possession of drug paraphernalia.
• Joshua Behrens, 41 — Public intoxication.

Weather forecast for Sunday

October 12, 2012

On Sunday, we should see mostly sunny skies with a high near 82. Winds will be from the north at 5 to 10 mph, shifting to east-northeast in the afternoon.
Tonight we'll have partly cloudy skies with a low around 56. Eastern winds at 5 to 10 mph will become south-southeast after midnight.
Learn more at weather.gov.

Sweetwater's weather for Saturday

October 12, 2012

Saturday will bring in a 50% chance of precipitation and mostly cloudy skies. The high will be near 81 and breezy south winds from 15 to 25 mph. Gusts could top out at 30 mph.
Rain chances will decrease in the evening to 20%, with a low around 57. We'll see mostly cloudy skies and west-southwest winds at 5 to 10 mph.
Head on over to weather.gov to get a look ahead of the local weather.

Friday's local forecast

October 12, 2012

Today we'll see a slight chance of showers, with the possibility of thunderstorms after 1 p.m. It will be cloudy, but will slowly become mostly sunny. The high will be near 82, with southern winds around 15 mph; gusts will be as high as 25 mph. Chance of rain is 20%.
Tonight, expect a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms with mostly cloudy skies ad a low around 65. Winds will be from the south-southeast around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

October 11th

Large crowd at Fields of Faith event

October 11, 2012

Hundreds gathered at Sweetwater’s Mustang Bowl on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 to join thousands of other youth on athletic fields all across the nation to share their Christian faith with fellow students during the seventh annual national Fields of Faith event.
This is the first event of its kind in Sweetwater. See more photos on Page 10 in Thursday's paper.

Don’t miss the Friday Night Fight

October 11, 2012

Sweetwater and Snyder football and volleyball teams will be squared off against each other for not only District 5 - 3A honors but for a "Friday Night Fight" for a cure for breast cancer. The two rival towns will come together for one cause.
T-shirts are being sold in both towns. Pictured are Sweetwater Middle School volleyball and football players in their Friday Night Fight t-shirts.

Sheriff: County bond election will impact the city

October 11, 2012

Nolan County Sheriff David Warren addressed the Sweetwater City Commission during their regular meeting at City Hall on Tuesday morning, October 9, 2012.
The presentation was in regards to the upcoming county bond election, in which voters will cast ballots on the courthouse remediation and new jail facilities, and its implications for the city. A fact sheet was presented to commissioners, in which Warren prefaced that only facts were on the sheet.

TxDOT moves forward with construction plans on US 84 Nolan County bridge

October 11, 2012

The Texas Department of Transportation’s Abilene District is moving forward with plans to address damages to the US 84 eastbound overpass at west bound Interstate 20 in Nolan County after a collision in late September.

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