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October 6th, 2014

VFW supports Mustangs

October 6, 2014

Sweetwater VFW Post 2479 Commander, Lionel Mendez is showing support by making the VFW's annual Mustang reward cards purchase from varsity Mustang football player, Branson Guelker.

Learn more in Monday's print edition.

Local columnist Bill Tinsley releases his Civil War saga as an Amazon e-book

October 6, 2014

Bill Tinsley, who writes a weekly faith column for the Sweetwater Reporter, has released his book, Bold Springs, as an e-book available on Amazon .
When Texas votes to secede and joins the Confederacy in 1861, Texans on both sides of the issue find their lives changed forever. Undercurrents of Secession tear at the fabric of a tiny town near the banks of the Brazos River. The majority of the men in Bold Springs join up to defend the South from Yankee intrusion.

Read the full story in Monday's print edition.

Thompson first SHS graduate of the year

October 6, 2014

Caleb Thompson is the first senior class member at Sweetwater High School to graduate this year. A special graduation service was held at Hendrick Hospital in Abilene.

Learn more in Monday's print edition.

Nolan County students to host Fields of Faith event

October 6, 2014

Students from Nolan County will be joining thousands of other youth on athletic fields all across the nation on Wednesday, Oct. 8, to share their Christian faith with fellow students during the ninth annual national Fields of Faith event. This rapidly-growing, interdenominational outreach event will be held at more than 450 locations throughout the nation on this same date.
The doors will open up at 6:30 p.m. at Mustang Bowl. The event will officially start at 7 p.m.

Learn more in Monday's print edition.

Highland ISD Homecoming 2014 planned this weekend

October 6, 2014

Highland Homecoming will be Friday, Oct. 10 and Saturday, Oct. 11. Friday’s activities start at 6 p.m. with flag football and basketball for the alumni. Seniors will provide a concession and bonfire begins at dusk.

Get the full schedule of activities and nominees in Monday's print edition.

Today's local activities

October 6, 2014

Today, October 6, the bi-monthly meeting at the Maryneal Community Center will be held at 7 p.m., which will be Candidate Night. Any local candidates are welcome to attend.
Also, the Big Country Dance, featuring live music by Dusty Creek Band will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex.

Monday's local forecast

October 6, 2014

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 90. Winds will be from the south-southwest around 5 mph.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 66 and southern winds at 5 to 15 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

October 4th

National Night Out activities growing

October 4, 2014

National Night Out (NNO), a nationwide program which was developed by the National Association of Town Watch, is officially being recognized in Sweetwater for the first year Tuesday, with most activities slated to begin at 6 p.m.

Pick up the weekend edition to learn more.

Nolan County Health Fair Tuesday at TSTC

October 4, 2014

The annual Nolan County Health Fair will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 7, at the TSTC (Texas State Technical College) Sweetwater campus in the Student Center gym. The event will run from 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. and will include over 35 area vendors featuring a wide variety of services.

It’s time for an annual flu shot

October 4, 2014

The health department is administering the flu vaccine during regular immunization clinic every Wednesday from 8-11:30 a.m. and 1-4:30 p.m. and on the second Wednesday of each month until 6 p.m.; the cost is $20 for all adults and children 3-18 years of age, even if they have insurance. Medicare, part B is accepted. The cost for children who do not have insurance is $10, and Medicaid and CHIP is accepted. If you have any questions regarding immunizations, call 235-5463.

Pick up the weekend edition to learn more.

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