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August 5th, 2014

Tuesday's local forecast

August 5, 2014

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 94. Winds will be from the southeast around 10 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 73 and east-southeast winds around 10 mph.
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August 4th

Sleep studies program in SW helping patients dream again

August 4, 2014

If you are one of the millions of Americans that have trouble sleeping, Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) now has a sleep study program that could help you get the rest your body needs. Adequate sleep provides many benefits, including increased alertness and improved memory and problem solving.
According to a report from the National Sleep Foundation, adults require approximately eight to nine hours of sleep each night to optimally function throughout the day. Recent national polls reveal that more than two-thirds of American adults and children don’t get enough sleep.

TSTC hosts STEMsational summer camp

August 4, 2014

Texas State Technical College (TSTC) recently hosted its annual STEMsational summer camp for students entering grades fourth through seventh. This year each day had a theme.
On Medical Monday, students explored the world of nursing, emergency medical technicians and paramedics. They learned CPR and first aid and also learned to treat for shock.
On Transportation Tuesday students learned how to inspect a vehicle for safety and change a tire. They explored how to paint a car and joined in the fun as the automotive club had a car wash.

SNCHD to celebrate National Immunization Awareness Month with special events

August 4, 2014

Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department (SNCHD), located at 301 E.12th, encourages parents to make sure their children are up-to-date on immunizations.

Practices get started

August 4, 2014

Summer vacation ended for all Sweetwater High School varsity football players when held their first practices of the 2014 season this morning at Mustang Bowl. Assistant coach Skylar Houston is shown leading drills.
Between 80 and 95 players were expected to show up for practices, which were also held today at the practice field across from the Bowl. Roscoe, Blackwell and Highland also held their first workouts of the season today.

Monday's local events

August 4, 2014

Today, Sweetwater High School volleyball practices will begin at the SHS gym.
The morning session on Aug. 4 will get started with roll check at 6:30 a.m. and continue until a lunch break from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The afternoon session will be held from 1-3:45 p.m., and hitters and setters will remain at the gym to practice from 3:45-4:15 p.m. Practices will continue through the week.
Scrimmages will be at San Angelo Central on Friday, Aug. 8 and at Frenship on Saturday, Aug. 9. Sweetwater begins the season by hosting Grape Creek on Monday, Aug. 11.

Sweetwater's weather for Monday

August 4, 2014

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 92. Winds will be from the south-southeast at 5 to 10 mph, becoming east-northeast in the afternoon.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 68 and eastern winds at 5 to 10 mph.
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SHS workouts set to begin

August 4, 2014

Sweetwater High School’s football and volleyball ath-letes will get a jump on the 2014-15 school year Monday when they report for their first practices.

Camps slated at SIS & SMS

August 4, 2014

A Jump Rope Camp will be held Monday through Wednesday, Aug. 4-6, for students completing grades K-4. Grades 3-4 will attend from 9 a.m. to noon and K-2 will attend from 1-3 p.m. The camp will be held at the Sweetwater Intermediate School gym.
Contact Rajeania Pittman for more information at 338-4342 or e-mail rajeania.pittman@sweetwaterisd.net.
Also, A volleyball camp will be held Wednesday through Friday, Aug. 6-8 at the Sweetwater Middle School gym for students who are entering grades 4-8 this year.

Season ticket renewal period to begin Monday

August 4, 2014

Reserved season football tickets for the 2014 season will be up for renewal to current option holders be-ginning Monday, Aug. 4 and through Friday, Aug. 22.
Tickets may be purchased at the Sweetwater ISD ad-ministration office on 207 Musgrove and are good for five home games — on Aug. 29 against Lubbock High, on Sept. 12 against Breckenridge (Sweetwater homecoming), on Sept. 19 against Snyder, on Oct. 24 against Monahans and on Nov. 7 against Lamesa.

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