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August 27th, 2012

SISD announces bus route improvement

August 27, 2012

A significant change in bus routes will be made for this new school year within Sweetwater ISD (Independent School District). All of the busses will now be meeting at Sweetwater Middle School (SMS)--instead of the previous meeting spot of SHS (Sweetwater High School).
A "practice run" of the new improvement took place on Wednesday at the middle school. SISD Assistant Superintendent Kathy Smartt noted that one of the advantages of this improvement is that a large number of elementary students in town will be taken home before older students board the bus.

Chamber sponsors new teachers luncheon

August 27, 2012

The New Teachers Luncheon was held on Friday, August 24, 2012 in the Center Seminar Room at the Sweetwater campus of TSTC (Texas State Technical College) West Texas.
The event was hosted by the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce.
Executive Vice President of the Chamber, Jacque McCoy, welcomed the new teachers and their corporate sponsors, thanking the teachers for their work with the children of the school districts.

Food service preparing for incoming school year

August 27, 2012

Sweetwater Independent School District Food Service Secretary Deanna Clowers and SISD Food Service Director Barbara Woolsey are shown preparing a grocery order the coming school year that will begin Monday, Aug. 27, 2012.
Starting this school year, school districts nationwide must meet new standards of nutrition for meals as part of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, which strives to provide all children with healthy school food.

Four dogs available for adoption

August 27, 2012

Sweetwater Animal Control currently has four dogs available for adoption.
Available for adoption is a male Husky/Shepherd mix, a female border collie mix, a male chihuahua and a male mixed breed dog. According to Sweetwater’s animal control officer, Don Kite, animals that are picked up are kept for a minimum of three days, but he tries to keep them from a week to 10 days.
Dogs and cats are available for adoption for a $15 fee and the cost of getting the pet vaccinated for rabies.
The pets are required to have their vaccination before they leave to their new homes.

WASP presents construction plans to the city

August 27, 2012

During the City Commission meeting held on Tuesday morning, August 21, a representative of the WASP (Women's AirForce Service Pilots) Museum gave a presentation on the proposed new construction that will expand the facilities.
A handout was given to the commissioners, which offered an outlook on the future of the facility and ideas on potential exhibits. At the present time, the museum is working with an architect and architect manager, both based out of the Dallas area.

Blotters for August 23, 2012

August 27, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 39 calls for service, issued no citations and made three arrests on Aug. 23, 2012.

The SPD received 20, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 300 block of Pine.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 1300 block of E. Broadway.
• Theft — 400 block of NE Georgia.
• Burglary of a vehicle — 1600 block of Grand.
• Burglary of a habitation — 800 block of E. 14th.

Arrested by SPD:
• Matthew McQueen, 21 — Burglary of a building.
• Merced Flores, 30 — Burglary of a building.

Weekly Sports Calendar

August 27, 2012

TUESDAY, AUG. 28
Volleyball
Sweetwater freshman, JV and varsity teams vs. Breckenridge|Graham at Graham at 4:30, 5:30 and 6:30 p.m., respectively.
THURSDAY, AUG. 30
Cross Country
Sweetwater runners at season-opening meet in Christoval.
Football
Varsity
Season Openers
Sammy Baugh Clas-sic: Roscoe varsity vs. DeLeon, 7:30 p.m.
Sub-varsity
Sweetwater freshmen at Eastland, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV at East-land, 6:30 p.m.
Highland JV hosts Gar-den City, 6 p.m.
Blackwell JV at West-brook, 7 p.m.
Volleyball

August 24th

RELIGION: Growth Central Bookstore now open at Emmanuel Fellowship Church

August 24, 2012

AVONDALE BAPTIST CHURCH
Greetings everyone! We are looking forward to this Sunday, Aug. 26. It will be Sunday School High Attendance day. Also, it is Red Shirt Sunday. Everyone wear your red shirt! We will have donuts and coffee for breakfast. Then we will have lunch at the church following the morning worship service. Everyone bring sandwiches and all of the fixings for lunch; chips, dips, desserts, etc. We are expecting a great day with our church family. Come and join us if you can.

TSTC Sweetwater admissions will be open this weekend for registration

August 24, 2012

To better meet the needs of potential students, the Texas State Technical College Sweetwater admissions office will be available evenings and weekends through Wednesday, Aug. 29. The office will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., including this Saturday and Sunday.
Texas State Technical College has a variety of programs, which in just a semester or two, can lead to top career possibilities. Call 235-7300 today or apply online at westtexas.tstc.edu.
PROGRAM - DEGREE OPTIONS
Wind Technology - 2 semesters
Solar Energy - 1 semester
Applied Engineering - 4 semesters

Children raise money for food pantry

August 24, 2012

A group of cousins recently got together to raise money for a good cause. Two six-year-olds, Talan Yowell and Makenzie Ince, along with three-year-old Emma Ince, manned a lemonade stand on Morris Street in Sweetwater earlier this week. All of their proceeds went to Gaylord's Pantry, the food pantry at First United Methodist Church in Sweetwater.

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