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July 29th, 2013

Monday's local weather

July 29, 2013

Expect partly sunny skies today with a high near 95, even though heat index values could be as high as 98. Winds will be from the south around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
We'll see a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms in our area after 1 p.m., but dwindling down to around 10% before 11 p.m. Otherwise, tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low around 76 and south-southeastern winds around 15 mph. Gusts could get as high as 20 mph.
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Youth soccer registration begins on Wednesday at Hibbett

July 29, 2013

Sweetwater Youth Soccer registration will be held on three days this week. It will be at Hibbett Sports, located at 1008 East Broadway, between the hours of 5:30 and 7 a.m. on Wednesday, July 31; Thursday, Aug. 1; and Friday, Aug. 2. No late registration will be held.
Sweetwater Youth Soccer is open to girls and boys who are between ages 4-12. Registration will be $50 per child and $45 for each ad-ditional sibling. Sponsor-ships are also being accepted. For more information, contact Patience McCoy at (325) 829-2059.

Jump Rope camp slated

Kiwanis softball tourney is set

July 29, 2013

The Kiwanis Club of Sweetwater has its first-ever Family Fun Co-Ed Softball Tournament on Aug. 3.
The tournament will be a round robin followed by single elimination, with a guarantee of four games. The tournament will be limited to eight teams divided into two divisions.
The first division will have four competitive teams (league or tournament teams) and allows unlimited home runs, with each home run hit costing $1. There will be no run rule implemented per inning.

Football camp is held at Mustang Bowl

July 29, 2013

Sixty-three students who are entering grades 3-9 were present at Mustang Bowl last week to participate in a Mustang Football Camp.
Members of the Mustang coaching staff led this year’s camp. They emphasized skills and drills with punt, pass and kick instruction and competitions for the students.

Volleyball camp held at SMS

July 29, 2013

A volleyball camp for students who have completed grades 3-8 was held this past week. A total of 31 girls attended the camp at the Sweetwater Middle School gym.

July 26th

Wilson named Southeast Teacher of the Year

July 26, 2013

The recipient of the 2012-2013 Teacher of the Year award at Southeast Elementary was Patti Wilson.
She is the Special Education teacher to kindergarten and first grade students. Our of her 35 years of teaching, 20 of them have been spent teaching at Sweetwater ISD (Independent School District).
Wilson attended Tarrant County Junior College, Texas Wesleyan College and Texas Women's University, in which she earned a Bachelor of Arts and Master's Degree of Education.

Broadway Baptist invites children to Movin' On Up VBS

July 26, 2013

A summer kids’ event called Movin' On Up will be hosted at Broadway Baptist Church from Monday, Aug. 5 to Friday, Aug. 9. The church is located at 710 E. Third Street in Sweetwater.
Kids jump into schoolhouse fun at Movin' On Up where they participate in memorable Bible-learning activities. Children will sing catchy songs, play teamwork-building games, dig into yummy treats and create Bible crafts they’ll take home and even share with others.

SISD to offer free dual credit classes

July 26, 2013

Sweetwater Independent School District (SISD) is pleased to announce that, starting this fall, they will be able to offer college dual credit classes at no cost to students.
Several years ago, a trust was set up by Charles Nunn to cover over 50% of the tuition for the college dual credit courses. However, during the July meeting of the SISD Board of Trustees, the board decided to pick up the remaining cost and make the classes free to students.

Construction plans for RPMH cardiac rehab facility underway

July 26, 2013

A presentation on the construction plans for the Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) Cardiac Rehab facility was given by David White with McKinstry during Monday night's meeting of the Nolan County Hospital District's board of directors.
The board was shown images of the front, side and aerial views of the facility. One particular point of discussion was the design of the parking lot, which would add 74 additional spaces that include parking to be in compliance with the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act).

Broadway Baptist to celebrate pastor’s anniversary

July 26, 2013

BROADWAY BAPTIST CHURCH
Over five years ago God granted me one of my wildest dreams. He allowed me to come to Sweetwater and pastor the greatest church on earth, Broadway Baptist Church. Throughout its history Broadway Baptist, formerly known as Fundamental Baptist, has had some amazingly awesome pastors. Pastors who loved and led the church, building a foundation of people that has lasted over 85 years, and this Sunday I will have the privilege of celebrating my fifth anniversary as pastor of this wonderful group of people.

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