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On Oct. 22, 2010, DMI Agency started a contest referred to as "Santa Bucks". This referral contest was based on their existing clients and their referrals. For each referral that a client turned in, their name was added to the drawing along with the name of the new referral.
DMI Agency, an independent agency, has multiple major carriers that compliment the needs of Texans. With strong names like: Germania, Safeco, Traveler's, The Hartford, National Lloyds, and Progressive, they have you covered.
Almost 70 year later, a young soldiers history comes back to life.
Jack Lockhart was browsing at an Arizona antique shop and stumbled across a photo frame holding a photo of a soldier. After carefully analyzing the frame, Lockhart realized that the frame wasnâ€™t just holding a photo, but history.
â€śI looked behind the photo and found an article, of the soldiers death,â€ť Lockhart said.
According to the article, a chance circumstance brought two soldiers Sgt. Sie Edwards and Cpl. Otto Whittington; both of Sweetwater together before Edwardsâ€™ final night.
The Commissioners of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) voted unanimously to grant the air quality permits necessary for the Tenaska Trailblazer Energy Center under development near Sweetwater, Texas, to begin construction.
â€śThis is a red letter day, for the project,â€ť Tenaska representative Greg Kunkel, said, in an interview with the Sweetwater Reporter.
Steve and Toland Smith, two local residents, have opened a new cement company. The first pouring and official opening, of the company took place in Sweetwater Monday morning. The first job will be in a residential area, near the country club. Choice Ready Mix is able to serve a thirty mile radius; from Sweetwater to Abilene. The company will be located in Tye.
Air Conditioning and Heating return to the Texas Theatre
Members of the Nolan County Foundation Board recently announced the awarding of $1,000 to the Ministerial Alliance Brown Bag program. In making the announcement and presenting agency representative Ward Hayes (right) this assistance, Jerry Riggs (left), President of the NCF, stressed the importance of supporting worthwhile agencies as they serve vital needs for Nolan County residents. Riggs also stated that the NCF will be identifying other special needs and giving additional financial assistance in the near future.
Shermco Industries, an industry leader in electrical safety, maintenance and repair, has recently ascended to number 23 on the Dallas Business Journalâ€™s Dallas 100 Fastest Growing Companies list.
Sweetwater Christian School held their annual silent auction and Christmas program on Tuesday evening at the First United Methodist Church fellowship hall where many gathered to see an elaborate performance.
Santa Claus made a stop at the Sweetwater Goodfellows Christmas party on Friday to hear what each child wanted for Christmas. Shown above with Santa are Roman Lopez, Ayzon Lopez and Taylor Shamblin.
Many local businesses donate their time each year at the Sweetwater Goodfellows Christmas party. Shown above is Mark Garcia with First Financial Bank filling balloons for children who attended the Christmas party. Also shown from FFB are Jason Gazaille and Renee Garcia. Children also received an envelope containing $1 at the party from FFB.