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July 21st, 2014

Broadway Baptist invites children to The Greatest Gift VBS

July 21, 2014

A summer kids' event called "The Greatest Gift" will be held at Broadway Baptist Church from Sunday, July 27, through Thursday, July 31. The church is located at 710 East Third Street in Sweetwater.
Children will celebrate the "Reason for the Season" at The Greatest Gift, where they will participate in unforgettable Bible-learning activities. Kids will sing holiday songs, play games that promote teamwork, snack on tasty treats and create crafts they can take home to be used as seasonal decoration.

Pioneer Museum gears up for several events

July 21, 2014

The Pioneer Museum is gearing up for a wide variety of events for children and families in order to share Sweetwater's history to the community.
On August 5 and 6, the “Pioneering the Past: Summer Discovery Camp” will be held at the museum from 10 a.m. to noon. The two-day interactive archaeology camp, with the theme "Life's a Garden, Dig It", is open to students in grades 4 through 8.

July 18th

Vacation Bible School approaches at Broadway Baptist Church

July 18, 2014

Broadway Baptist Church 
I often get asked, “What is your name?” to which I reply, “No, it isn’t.” I get a funny look, so they ask again. I reply with the same answer. Finally, I say, “No is not my name!” I guess I heard the “Who’s on first?” routine too many times. Have you ever given much thought to your name? Who you are named after, and what your name means, etc.? 

Carson Studio hosts Spring awards recital/student awards

July 18, 2014

Music students of Noreen Carson presented their annual Spring Awards Recital on June 1, the First Baptist Church sanctuary. Performances by piano and guitar students were followed by the presentation of awards in recognition of their accomplishments throughout the 2013-2014 school year.

Local events scheduled for this weekend

July 18, 2014

The second and final performance of Black Comedy will be held tonight, July 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium.
The charity play event will be performed by students, graduates, and community members from the Sweetwater and Highland areas. Proceeds from the event will go towards the restoration of the Municipal Auditorium.
For ticket prices and more information, please call Katy Fullwood at 325-436-1510.
Several clothing events are lined up for Saturday, July 19.

Weekend weather preview for Sweetwater

July 18, 2014

Today will be partly sunny with a high near 85. Winds will be from the north around 5 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions, with a low around 66 and east-northeast winds around 5 mph. Winds will shift to the southeast after midnight.
For the weekend, we'll see mostly sunny skies with highs in the mid to upper 90s. Lows will be in the mid 70s, with winds varying from the south and southeast from 10 to 15 mph.
Visit weather.gov for a full weekend weather preview.

July 17th

BREAKING NEWS!!!

July 17, 2014

Plane Crashes Near The Border Of Ukraine (actual crash footage)

The B-29 Superfortress and the WASP

July 17, 2014

The B-29 Superfortress, Boeing’s newest generation long range heavy bomber, was rushed through development in the early 1940s. Unlike its predecessor, the well-known B-17 Flying Fortress, the B-29 had not been put through years of testing. As a result, it debuted in early 1944 to a rather uncertain future. The B-29 was known for engine fires. In fact, in February 1943, Boeing’s renowned test pilot Edmund T.

Devon donates to SFD

July 17, 2014

Devon Energy Corporation recently made a donation of $1,000 to the Sweetwater Fire Department.  The letter attached to the check reads in part, “Devon Energy Corporation is committed to demonstrating its desire to be a good corporate citizen socially, environmentally and culturally through contributions which enhance the quality of life and meet community needs. In support of this philosophy we are proud to enclose $1,000 as a contribution to the City of Sweetwater Fire Department.”

USDA authorizes emergency haying of CRP acres for Nolan County

July 17, 2014

Nolan County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Dennis Cumbie announced that Nolan County is authorized for emergency haying use of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres for fiscal year (FY) 2014. FSA's fiscal year runs from October 1 to September 30.

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