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July 23rd, 2013

Local family attends, volunteers at Abbott for Governor event

July 23, 2013

Kimberly McKinney, President of The Republican Women of West Texas, and family, attended the Abbott for Governor event in Midland on Wednesday. Michallah McKinney, who will be attending Hardin Simmons University in the fall, is currently an intern for Attorney General Greg Abbott. Michallah McKinney also served as a page for Representative Susan King in the House of Representatives. Her younger sister, Ashleigh McKinney worked as a volunteer at the Abbott for Governor event. She greeted people at the door and handed out Abbott for Governor stickers.

TSTC West Texas Fall 2013 registration currently underway

July 23, 2013

The first day of classes (Aug. 26) will be here soon. Texas State Technical College West Texas representatives encourage prospective students to drop by a Texas State Technical College West Texas campus today to make sure students get the class they want. "It's important for financial aid purposes and books purchases that you register as soon as possible."
TSTC West Texas has a variety of programs, which in just a semester or two, can lead to top-paying career possibilities. Apply online at westtexas.tstc.edu, then come by the TSTC campus to register for classes.

Croan joins Sweetwater Reporter staff

July 23, 2013

Andrea Croan joined the Sweetwater Reporter's circulation department back in March, just after the Rattlesnake Round-Up and has been a welcome addition to the newspaper family. Born and raised in Sweetwater, Croan lives here with her four children — Racheal, 16; Dylan, 15; Katelyn, 8; and William, 2.

Sweetwater's weather for Tuesday

July 23, 2013

Expect mostly sunny skies today with a high near 96, although heat index values could get as high as 99. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 75 and south-southeast winds around 10 to 15 mph.
What's the rest of the weekly weather look like? Find out at weather.gov.

July 22nd

Bark For Life event is Saturday

July 22, 2013

The American Cancer Society Bark For Life event will take place this week in Sweetwater. The canine event to fight cancer will help those affected by cancer to celebrate, remember and bark back.
From 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday at Newman Park in Sweetwater, dogs and their owners can partake in several activities, with all proceeds to benefit Nolan County Relay For Life.

RPMH receives special donation from Scouts

July 22, 2013

Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital was recently presented hand drawn coloring books by Cub Scout Pack 146 to be given to hospitalized pediatric patients. The Scouts are sponsored by 4th and Elm Church of Christ.
The Scouts would like to thank the Sweetwater Jaycee Roosters for donating the crayons. Pictured from left to right are Sally McCluskey-Nurse Manager, Rob McCann-Den Leader, Benjamin John Spaulding, Hunter McCann and Justin Lawrence.

Adams named SHS Teacher of the Year

July 22, 2013

The 2012-2013 Teacher of the Year for Sweetwater High School is Christi Adams. She teaches AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) for students in all grades, serves as the varsity boys and girls cross country coach, and is also the junior varsity boys and girls tennis coach.

Howard L. Chance

July 22, 2013

Howard L. Chance, age 79, of Sweetwater, passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2013 at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at Trinity Baptist Church with Rev. Ray Browning officiating and Dusty Lovell assisting. Burial will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at the funeral home.

Monday's weather for Sweetwater

July 22, 2013

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 93. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 74 and southern winds at 10 to 15 mph. Gusts could be as high as 20 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

July 19th

Teen Book Club party today

July 19, 2013

The second annual Teen Book Club will meet at the County-City Library Monday, July 22 at 12:30 p.m. for a pizza party. The book selected is “Speak” by Laurie Halse Anderson. The Teen Book Club will watch the movie “Speak” based off the book they selected. Call 235-4978 for more information.

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