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June 29th, 2015
The Sweetwater Rotary Club is sponsoring four students from Sweetwater High School to join 100 other Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) recipients to participate in RYLA Leadership Camp in Levelland, Texas.
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A farewell reception in honor of longtime library employee Eloisa Hernandez took place on Friday with many in attendance. Hernandez had been with the County-City Library for eight years.
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AUSTIN â€“ The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols for a 12-day period that includes the July 4th holiday. From June 26 â€“ July 7, DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations at times when alcohol-related crashes are most frequent.
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Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 93. Winds will be from the south-southwest around 5 mph.
Expect a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight, with partly cloudy conditions and a low around 71. Winds will be from the south at 5 to 10 mph.
Country music won't be the only genre highlighted when Thompson Square takes the stage at the 2015 Nolan County Fair, scheduled for Saturday, October 10 at the Nolan County Coliseum. One of the opening acts will be Denton-based alternative rock band LoveSick Mary.
LoveSick Mary came together in 2010 under the common desire to bring rock-n-roll back to the masses one memorable show at a time. The Denton, TX based band is often described as â€ś...if Heart and Foo Fighters had a baby, it would be LoveSick Maryâ€ť.
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Scott Morgan, Broker with Morgan Real Estate, is announcing that a free workshop will be held this Tuesday, June 30, from 5-6 p.m. at his office at 217 Oak Street in downtown Sweetwater. Local reputable lenders from First Financial Bank, Texas National Bank, and Roscoe State Bank will be at Morgan's office to discuss the various loan products available for today's homebuyers.
Representatives from Congressman Randy Neugebauer's office were at the Nolan County Courthouse on Friday for "Mobile Congressional Office Hours", where constituents within District 19 can meet with the Congressman's staff to discuss their concerns within the district as well as at the federal level. Shown (from right) is Ben Bailey, a representative of Congressman Neugebauer, with Nolan County Veteran Service Officer Robert McBride and Nolan County Judge Whitley May.
For six years now, Johnnye Lu Gibson, director of Walking Women of Fisher County, has held a benefit dance with all proceeds going towards Alzheimer's. After seeing her father suffer from Alzheimer's and pass in 2007, it was more than evident why she began this fundraiser and continues to do so.
Best friend to Johnnye Lu, Georgia McGough, co-coordinator, said "You just have to keep a sense of humor and laugh. We think of all the memories and have to laugh because of the silly things he (Johnnye's dad) used to say."
Churches featured in this week's Religion section are: Avondale Baptist Church, Bethel Assembly of Sweetwater, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, Highland Baptist Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, and Trinity Baptist Church.
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Sweetwater High School Senior, Mary Morris was selected to attend the United States Naval Academy Summer Seminar in Annapolis, Maryland. The program is a fast-paced, six-day experience for high achievers who have completed their junior year in high school.
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