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July 30th, 2012
The West Texas Innovation Network is co-sponsoring an Entrepreneur Boot Camp to assist new business start-ups. The boot camp will be held Friday Aug. 10, 2012, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hunter Welcome Center on the ACU campus.
Jump Rope Camp will be Aug. 6-8 for children that have completed first through fourth grade. For more information, contact Rajeania Pittman at 338-4342.
Camp will take place at the Sweetwater Intermediate School gym. Third and fourth grades will be from 9 a.m. to noon and first and second grades will be from 1-3 p.m.
All proceeds from the camp will go to the Sweetwater Intermediate School Jump Rope Team.
Sweetwater Animal Control currently has four dogs available for adoption.
Available for adoption is a female chihuahua, a male Labrador and two males mixed breeds, one being a puppy. According to Sweetwaterâ€™s animal control officer, Don Kite, animals that are picked up are kept for a minimum of three days, but he tries to keep them from a week to 10 days.
Dogs and cats are available for adoption for a $15 fee and the cost of getting the pet vaccinated for rabies.
The pets are required to have their vaccination before they leave to their new homes.
Master Chip Townsend, owner of the area-wide Team Chip Tae Kwon Do centers, spoke to the local chapter of the Rotary Club during their lunch-time meeting on Monday, July 23 at the local TSTC (Texas State Technical College) campus.
Before his presentation, Townsend showed two video clips to Rotarians showcasing his extraordinary ability of breaking boards, concrete slabs and other objects. The second video, courtesy of ESPN, featured Townsend and several of his students at a competition where he broke a world record.
AARP Driver Safety Program is giving a special offer to all teachers and personnel employed by the school system, as well as all who are retired, to take the Driver Safety Course for $5. The course is good for three years and those who complete the course could get up to 10% off on car insurance. Call your insurance agent for information as to how much you could save. Sweetwater Independent School District is sponsoring the classes which will be held on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at the Sweetwater High School. The building is located at the corner of Crane and 12th Street.
Shown from left to right are Stephen May, Sean Morrow, Caroline Brennan, Cameryn Jones, Blake Young and Kyle Lambert. Not pictured are Advisors Ms. Katy Harkey and Mr. Cory Rains. These members of the Sweetwater FFA Chapter Officer Team attended the Texas FFA State Convention in Corpus Chirsti, July 9-14. They served as voting delegates in the election of the coming year's State FFA Officers as well as participated in other state association business.
Nolan County has recently seen some much needed rain in the area.
On July 26, 2012, Oak Creek received 0.78 inches of rain, Lake Trammell received 0.95 inches of rain and Lake Sweetwater received the most with 2.36 inches of rain. For 2012, Oak Creek has received 13.60 inches of rain, while Lake Trammell has received 14.60 inches of rain and Lake Sweetwater has received 13.95 inches of rain.
The filter plant received 0.61 inches of rain with its total for the year at 11.98 inches of rain.
Booster B has received 12.75 inches of rain for the year, with 2.20 of those inches on Thursday.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 38 calls for service, issued six citations and made no arrests on July 26, 2012.
The SPD received 31, 911 calls.
â€˘ 1200 block of Lamar.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had four calls for service, served two civil papers and made one arrest on July 26, 2012.
Arrested by NCSO:
â€˘ Alfonso G Arevalo, 31, of Sweetwater â€”Â Theft by check with previous conviction.
Calls for service:
â€˘ 911 â€”Â CR 109.
â€˘ Reckless driver â€”Â I-20 MM 249 W/B.
â€˘Â Stranded motorist â€”Â FM 608.
â€˘Â Inmate transport/medical â€”Â Rolling Plains ER.
AVONDALE BAPTIST CHURCH
Hello to all from the Avondale Baptist Church family! We would like to invite you to come and visit us If you are looking for a loving church family. We welcome you to come and worship our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ with us. We have Sunday school classes for all ages and we have great teachers for all of the classes.Â We are located at 1405 Hoyt Street.
Picnics are a perfect way to enjoy getting together with friends and family this summer.
No matter what your destination â€” beach, park or just your backyard â€” thereâ€™s no need
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