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December 9th

Colorful lights installed in Auditorium towers

December 9, 2014

If you’ve driven by the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium at night lately, you may have noticed something different. There are now colorful lights coming from the towers’ windows.

Read more in Tuesday's edition.

Suddenlink team earns top customer service honor

December 9, 2014

Suddenlink’s Abilene-Snyder-Sweetwater system team has won an award for the highest customer satisfaction scores of any Suddenlink cable system, based on company surveys conducted the past year. The system also won the award in 2012.

Read more in Tuesday's edition.

Tuesday's local events

December 9, 2014

Today, December 9, the RPMH Diabetic Support Group will meet at 2 p.m. They will be meeting in the hospital cafeteria for a Christmas party.
The Sweetwater Jaycees have hooked up a direct line to the North Pole again this year. Call in will be tonight from 6-8 p.m. Children are welcome to call and let Santa know what they want for Christmas. The numbers to call are 236-5812, 725-0113 or 933-9855.
Also, the Sweetwater Aglow Community Lighthouse will have their meeting at 7 p.m. at Lighthouse Assembly of God Church, located at 412 Newman. Speaking will be Minnie Castro from the Aglow Team.

Local weather for Tuesday

December 9, 2014

We'll see some patchy fog before 10 a.m, which will lead in to partly sunny skies and a high near 65. Winds will be from the south around 5 mph.
Expect mostly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 48 and south-southeast winds at 5 to 10 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

December 8th

Giving a bicycle for Christmas? Don’t forget the helmet

December 8, 2014

Bicycles are always a popular gift at Christmas time, and many parents are shopping now for that perfect new bicycle for their child – maybe even their first bicycle. This is an excellent opportunity to teach children about the importance of wearing a helmet to protect their head. According to National Safe Kids, helmets can reduce the risk of severe brain injury by up to 88%, but only 45% of children wear bike helmets. Safe Kids also reports that bicycles are associated with more injuries in children than any other product except automobiles.

TSTC hosts toy drive for Sweetwater Goodfellows

December 8, 2014

The Sweetwater campus held a toy drive to help Goodfellows this holiday season. Employees and PTK student organization assisted in the drive. Pictured from left to right are Maria Aguirre, David Whitlock-PTK, Marisol Solis, Karen Waller, Ian Robertson, Irene Gill, Jan Harvey, Monica Wagner, Kristin Smith (Goodfellows representative) Jennifer Rosas, Edwin Chavez-PTK, Joni Coons and Rick Nelson.

Goodfellows distribute toys

December 8, 2014

The Sweetwater Goodfellows held their toy distribution on Friday, helping many families with Christmas toys for children of Nolan County that they might not have otherwise. Many volunteers — including individuals, organizations and businesses, contributed their time at the distribution and Christmas party. See more photos in today's edition.

December 5th

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 10 Amazing Parenting Ideas

December 5, 2014

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 10 Amazing Parenting Ideas

Local churches plan Christmas activities

December 5, 2014

The following churches are highlighted in this week's Religion page: Avondale Baptist Church, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, and Lamar Street Baptist Church.

Learn more by picking up Friday's edition.

Bonfire for Mustangs

December 5, 2014

The Mustang Moms sponsored a bonfire on Thursday evening to show student athletes that the community is proud of their success. Sweetwater High School football secured a fourth round playoff seat against Celina High School at 7:30 p.m. tonight in Wichita Falls.

Sweetwater boys host Coleman — freshmen at 4:30 p.m., JV at 6 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m. Sweetwater...
The Roscoe girls basket-ball team lost at Haskell, 57-34, to start District 7-2A play on Tuesday....
GRAPE CREEK — Three players hit double figures as the Sweetwater boys easily defeated Grape Creek,...

 

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