June 24th, 2015
Sweetwater High School teachers, counselors and administrators attended the week-long AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determ-ination) training in Dallas. The purpose of their attendance was to help students prepare for four-year college eligibility. The team was lead by the AVID Coordinator, Rebecca Duncan and Principal, Dr. Ronald Morris.
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During the Nolan County Commissioners' meeting held on Monday, a discussion regarding concealed handgun laws took place with a presentation made by resident Jimmy Headstream.
The purpose of the presentation concerned the passage of Senate Bill 273, which was signed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott on June 16.
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Three Sweetwater Little League all-star teams are set to begin double-elimination bracket play at their District 5 tournaments after completing their pool games.
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CLYDE â€” Roscoeâ€™s bid for the 7-on-7 Division II football state tournament fell just short with a 41-40 loss to host Clyde in the semifinals this past Saturday.
Roscoe won its pool earlier in the day by defeating Anson 35-22, Merkel 32-6 and Haskell 42-14 before losing to Clyde.
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First United Methodist Church held a music camp to which all types of praise was shown, from song to crafts and even a puppet show. Multiple groups were led to new activities every 15-20 minutes with snack and down time.
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At the Nolan County Commissioners' meeting held on Monday morning, five bids were opened for a water truck for Precinct Four. Four companies submitted bids, with prices ranging from around $71,000 to $142,000.
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AUSTIN â€“ Commissioner of Education Michael Williams and the Texas Education Agency (TEA) encourage young Texans to continue reading throughout the summer. And to assist in that effort, TEA is sharing Find a Book, Texas, a free summer reading online resource.
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Sweetwaterâ€™s 10-11-year-old Little League all-stars are, front row kneeling from left, Jayton Cunnings, Corbin Gomez, Brendin Atkins, Zacary Flores, Daric Valenzuela; back row standing, coach Jack Needham, Jacob Rosas, Antonio Neri, Tayton Thompson, Harrison Foster, Cade Needham, Korben Cunningham and coach Rodney Foster. Not pictured are player Austin Ramirez and coach James Flores.
Sweetwaterâ€™s 12-year-old Little League all-stars are, front row kneeling from left, Junior Martinez, Jacob Roden, Leo Holsey, Jonathan Gallegos, Hector Medina; and back row standing, coach Tony Roden, Ethan Cortez, Skylar Painter, Thomas Hernandez, Brett Buckner, Rylen Moncada, Logan Cornutt, Seth Garcia and coach Andrew Medina. Not pictured is coach Tony Cortez.