July 9th, 2013
This summer, the Sweetwater campus of TSTC (Texas State Technical College) West Texas, located at 300 Homer K. Taylor Drive, is offering Microsoft Office Short Courses. All of the courses will be offered in the Pevehouse Building in Room 210.
"Whether you currently work in an office environment that just upgraded to Microsoft Office 2010, or just want to learn the latest features of this software, the right kind of training is essential," said course organizers. "At TSTC West Texas, we offer a variety of courses on the latest version of this popular software package."
Sweetwater High School had another great six week period with 65 students making the A-Honor Roll, and Texas National Bank continued with its commitment to recognize and award one lucky scholar from each grade with $50. The winners of the Texas National Bank Good Grades Pay Award for the sixth six seeks were Mikeilah Foust (9th Grade), Corynn Martin (10th Grade), Micaela Reschman (11th Grade) and Sean Morrow (12thGrade).
Several members of next yearâ€™s Highland High School girls basketball team recently attended a Team Camp that was held at Lubbock Christian University.
At the camp, they participated in a tournament where they won eight of their nine games en route to claiming the tournament championship in the Grey Division.
Highland went 5-1 in pool play before taking all three of their games in the championship round.
With 10.3 percent of Texans living with diabetes, knowing how to live with and manage the disease is crucial. Identifying the need for community support on this important health matter, Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) will be focusing on diabetes care as the topic of the next Lunch and Learn Seminar on Wednesday, July 10.
Many lined the streets of Downtown Roscoe to enjoy the Independence Day parade on Saturday. Many entered the parade including Kelly Etheredge and her daughters, Sydny, Alex and Davis.
A free event for girls age 13 and older has been scheduled for July 23 in Sweetwater at the TSTC (Texas State Technical College) West Texas campus.
Plant the seeds of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) during "Blossom" â€” a free, fun-filled day of learning and hands-on activities. Girls will have the opportunity to see how STEM affects everyone everyday and the available careers.
ROTAN â€“ Zaidee Lane Clark, sweet, loving and beautiful infant girl, passed away July 5, 2013 in Fort Worth. Services will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at Sylvester Baptist Church with burial in Sylvester Cemetery under the direction of Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home.Â Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Zaidee Laine was born June 7, 2013 to Bobby Jack â€śB.J.â€ť and Amber Lashea (Kelly) Clark in Fort Worth.
Our precious little angel has gained her wings and gone to heaven.Â God let us borrow her for just a little while, but needed her back.
David Ellis Brewer, Jr., age 60, of Sweetwater, passed away on Sunday, July 7, 2013, at his residence.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at Trinity Baptist Church with Rev. Ward Hayes officiating. Burial will follow at Garden of Memories. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 from 6-7 p.m.
The Blackwell Volunteer Fire Department will be having its annual Fourth of July parade and barbecue. The parade will start at 5 p.m. and the BBQ will start at 5:30 p.m.
In October of 2012, Katelyn Ausborn â€”Â who was five years old at the time â€”Â was diagnosed with Wilmsâ€™ tumor. She was taken to Covenant Children's Hospital in Lubbock where an expert team removed the tumor.
Wilms' tumor is a rare kidney cancer that primarily affects children. Also known as nephroblastoma, Wilms' tumor is the most common cancer of the kidneys in children. Wilms' tumor most often affects children ages 3 to 4 and becomes much less common after age 5.
Wilms' tumor most often occurs in just one kidney, though it can sometimes be found in both kidneys at the same time.