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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.
Above, Nolan County Sheriffâ€™s Office deputies Angie Collier and Eli Cunningham, along with Sweetwater Goodfellows coordinator Billie Johnston assist a customer with items at the Sweetwater Goodfellows toy and food distribution on Saturday.
The Sweetwater Goodfellows held their food and toy distribution on Friday, helping 208 families and over 700 people with Christmas toys for children of Nolan County that they might not have otherwise. Each child received three toys and each family received a bag of food, a Brookshireâ€™s gift card and a free hen from Brookshireâ€™s. Many volunteers contributed their time at the distribution and Christmas party.
A blood drive that will benefit Meek Blood Center and the Nolan County Welfare Office Food Pantry will take place on Monday, Dec. 20. Meek Blood Center will have two bloodmobiles parked at the Nolan County Courthouse from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Donors are asked to bring at least two non-perishable food items to the blood drive. In return, those who donate blood will receive a long-sleeve T-shirt and a $5 Sonic gift card.
The holiday season is in full swing and many will be attending parties and dinners all season long. Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital wants to remind everyone that even though some may be tempted to let healthy eating habits slide, now is actually the perfect time to focus on good eating habits.
Local fire departments responded to a grass fire on County Road 419 in Fisher County on Thursday morning. According to Sweetwater Fire Chief Grant Madden, the fire burned about four acres of grass and seemed to be started by a power line problem. The fire is still under investigation. Three Sweetwater Fire Department trucks and three Fisher County trucks were dispatched to the fire. "We overloaded the scene with resources because of the high winds and dry conditions. Under normal conditions, we wold not have called so many trucks, but there was nothing normal about today's conditions.
Seventy-five years ago the Sweetwater Texas Theatre opened its doors for showings of first-run movies and live entertainment. Two years ago people from all around the area started pitching in and working hard to clean, renovate and restore the venue to operable condition. Last week the final connections were made to get the new heating and air conditioning units installed and working in the Texas 2.