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April 3rd, 2014

Thursday's local weather outlook

April 3, 2014

Today will be sunny with a high near 82, with winds from the west at 15 to 20 mph. We'll have areas of blowing dust after noon, with increasing winds at 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Gusts could get as high as 45 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 42 and western winds at 20 to 30m ph. Winds will shift to the north at 10 to 20 mph in the evening, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
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April 2nd

Chamber hosts ribbon cutting ceremony for ClearTalk Wireless

April 2, 2014

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at ClearTalk Wireless on Friday morning.
Wireless Consultant and store manager Ben Wilkinson cut the ribbon surrounded by his employees and the Red Coats (Ambassadors) of the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce.

TNB hosting Financial Literacy Essay Contest

April 2, 2014

National Financial Literacy Month is recognized in the United States in April in an effort to highlight the importance of financial literacy and teach Americans how to establish and maintain healthy financial habits. Texas National Bank recognizes the importance of financial literacy in the community and seeks to actively create a more secure financial future for the citizens of Nolan County.

Faith Lutheran makes donation to SFD

April 2, 2014

Members of Faith Lutheran Church, located at 1607 Josephine Street, have collected cases of bottled water and bottles of Gatorade and Powerade for the Sweetwater Fire Department.
Kathryn Pendergrass of Faith Lutheran church is pictured with Sweetwater Fire Chief Grant Madden and two of his crew members, Zach Williams and Chad Worth.

Family FunFair set for April 9

April 2, 2014

High Sky Children’s Ranch and the West Texas Children’s Advocacy Center have once again partnered to host the Ninth Annual West Texas Child Abuse Awareness Family FunFair in Sweetwater. The FunFair will be held at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex on Wednesday, April 9, from 4-6:30 p.m. The Time of Remembrance will start at 6 p.m. and organizers ask that everybody stay for the ceremony honoring children who have been victims of child abuse.

Sweetwater's forecast for Wednesday

April 2, 2014

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 89. Winds will be from the southwest around 15 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 57 and southwest winds at 10 to 15 mph.
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April 1st

WTCAC Child Abuse Awareness Banquet slated for April 8

April 1, 2014

The West Texas Children’s Advocacy Center is fast approaching their Annual Child Abuse Awareness Banquet. This year the banquet will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8, at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex and will have a guest speaker. Each year the WTCAC hosts the Child Abuse Awareness Banquet in an effort to raise the funds needed to support child abuse victims in the counties of Nolan, Scurry Mitchell, Fisher and Borden.
The mission of West Texas Children’s Advocacy Center is to provide intervention and victim services to child abuse victims and their non-offending family members.

NCF golf tournament to benefit local graduating seniors

April 1, 2014

Members of the Nolan County Foundation are announcing their annual Golf Classic has been scheduled for Saturday, April 19, 2014 at the Sweetwater Country Club.
According to Homer Taylor, President and Executive Director of the NCF, this event is the main source of funds for this annual college scholarship event. Started nine years ago, the NCF has already awarded 199 Nolan County graduating seniors $1,000 each to begin their college careers at any Texas college or university.

WTCAC to host Chamber Coffee

April 1, 2014

The West Texas Children's Advocacy Center will host the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce coffee event at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 2, at the building located at 317 Oak Street. The Children’s Advocacy Center provides the first step in the healing process for children and their families, said spokesperson Teresa Zarate.
Last year, a total of 570 children from Nolan, Fisher, Mitchell, Scurry and Borden counties received services from the center.
The center’s mission is to provide intervention and victim services to child abuse victims and their non-offending family members.

VFW donates to SW Little League

April 1, 2014

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #2479 recently made a donation to Sweetwater Little League.
Shown is Crystal Rea accepting the check on behalf of the organization from VFW Post 2479 Commander Lionel Mendez.

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