July 24th, 2015
Churches featured in this week's Religion page are: Bethel Assembly of Sweetwater, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and Trinity Baptist Church.
Find out more in Friday's e-edition or our print edition.
Tomorrow, July 25, Mike Hart, 4-H archery coach, will have a class from 10 a.m. to noon on FM 419 (Oil Mill Road) and CR 271, across from Cholla Petroleum.
Also, the Sweetwater Jaycees will host their Family Day. Swimming will be from 1-6 p.m. at the City Pool and they will serve dinner in the park.
There will also be Jaycees from other chapters joining in on the activities. Jaycees, Roosters and Jayteens and their families are invited to attend.
The Second Annual Sweetwater Car Show will be held at Newman Park from 2 to 6 p.m. Hotdogs and hamburgers will be sold.
Three people are dead and several others injured after a gunman began shooting inside a movie theatre in Lafayette, Louisiana.
Today will be sunny and hot with a high near 98. Winds will be from the south-southwest at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 76 and south-southeast winds around 10 mph.
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In 1984, Home Economics Cooperative Education was taught by Mrs. Rowland and Lori Kinney and Trudy Gotcher represented HECE as Vice President and Treasurer respectively. Both of these ladies are still in Sweetwater and looking forward to the 30th reunion of the Class of 1985, September 4 and 5 this year. Lori Kinsey is a paralegal at Wetsel and Carmichael and Trudy Bennett is the owner of Building Blocks daycare.
Tomorrow, July 24, Hoyt Place, located at 1700 Hoyt Avenue, invites the public to take advantage of their â€˜Fun Run Tourâ€™. Run in, meet their residents and staff, take a tour, and learn more about their remarkable community where seniors thrive.
During the visit, enjoy some of the delicious hors dâ€™oeuvres prepared by their chef between the hours of 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please contact us at 325-235-6651 for more information and to let us know that you want to tour our lovely home.
Today will be hot and mostly sunny, with a high near 98. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 76 and south-southeast wind at 10 to 15 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.
There was competition at Mustang Bowl on Tuesday at the end of the first day of a three-day football camp led by Sweetwaterâ€™s coaching staff. It was a reminder that the real thing starts in a few weeks, as Sweetwaterâ€™s first scrimmage is here on Aug. 14. The first practices are scheduled to begin on Aug. 3.
Tomorrow, July 23, Story Hour at the County-City Library for parents and their children will be at 10:45 a.m.
Library staff will lead the parents and children in stories and songs. Call 235-4978 for more information or go to www.sweetwaterlibrary.org.
Also, the Mitchell County Senior Citizens Dance will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Colorado City Civic Center, located at 157 West 2nd Street.
There will be live music featuring Mike Porter and Kevin Rainwater. There is an entry fee per person; contact Faye at 325-728-3033 for more information.
Sweetwater High School athletes in volleyball and football start practices for the 2015 season on Aug. 3.
That will also be the day that football athletes in Roscoe, Blackwell and Highland begin practicing for their seasons as well.
Football athletes at the four Nolan County schools will have their first scrim-mages Aug. 14 or Aug. 15, followed by a final scrim-mage Aug. 20 or Aug. 21.
Sweetwaterâ€™s freshman, JV and varsity volleyball athletes have four practice days before their two scrim-mages on Aug. 7 and Aug. 8. The regular season will begin at San Angelo Grape Creek on Aug. 10.