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July 18th, 2014

Vacation Bible School approaches at Broadway Baptist Church

July 18, 2014

Broadway Baptist Church 
I often get asked, “What is your name?” to which I reply, “No, it isn’t.” I get a funny look, so they ask again. I reply with the same answer. Finally, I say, “No is not my name!” I guess I heard the “Who’s on first?” routine too many times. Have you ever given much thought to your name? Who you are named after, and what your name means, etc.? 

Carson Studio hosts Spring awards recital/student awards

July 18, 2014

Music students of Noreen Carson presented their annual Spring Awards Recital on June 1, the First Baptist Church sanctuary. Performances by piano and guitar students were followed by the presentation of awards in recognition of their accomplishments throughout the 2013-2014 school year.

Roxie Ann Carson Trietsch

July 18, 2014

Roxie Ann Carson Trietsch, 93, formerly of California and Sanger, Texas, (retired) departed this life on July 13, 2014.
“Annie” or “Grannie Annie” as she was known to those who loved her, born Oct. 4, 1920, was one of 12 children born to John and Edna Carson on Indian Territory in Pottawatomie Co., Oklahoma.  
Annie is survived by only one sibling, Francis Retzlaff and husband, Hal Retzlaff (Ret. Master Gunnery Sgt. USMC) of San Jacinto, California.  

Local events scheduled for this weekend

July 18, 2014

The second and final performance of Black Comedy will be held tonight, July 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium.
The charity play event will be performed by students, graduates, and community members from the Sweetwater and Highland areas. Proceeds from the event will go towards the restoration of the Municipal Auditorium.
For ticket prices and more information, please call Katy Fullwood at 325-436-1510.
Several clothing events are lined up for Saturday, July 19.

Weekend weather preview for Sweetwater

July 18, 2014

Today will be partly sunny with a high near 85. Winds will be from the north around 5 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions, with a low around 66 and east-northeast winds around 5 mph. Winds will shift to the southeast after midnight.
For the weekend, we'll see mostly sunny skies with highs in the mid to upper 90s. Lows will be in the mid 70s, with winds varying from the south and southeast from 10 to 15 mph.
Visit weather.gov for a full weekend weather preview.

July 17th

BREAKING NEWS!!!

July 17, 2014

Plane Crashes Near The Border Of Ukraine (actual crash footage)

The B-29 Superfortress and the WASP

July 17, 2014

The B-29 Superfortress, Boeing’s newest generation long range heavy bomber, was rushed through development in the early 1940s. Unlike its predecessor, the well-known B-17 Flying Fortress, the B-29 had not been put through years of testing. As a result, it debuted in early 1944 to a rather uncertain future. The B-29 was known for engine fires. In fact, in February 1943, Boeing’s renowned test pilot Edmund T.

Devon donates to SFD

July 17, 2014

Devon Energy Corporation recently made a donation of $1,000 to the Sweetwater Fire Department.  The letter attached to the check reads in part, “Devon Energy Corporation is committed to demonstrating its desire to be a good corporate citizen socially, environmentally and culturally through contributions which enhance the quality of life and meet community needs. In support of this philosophy we are proud to enclose $1,000 as a contribution to the City of Sweetwater Fire Department.”

USDA authorizes emergency haying of CRP acres for Nolan County

July 17, 2014

Nolan County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Dennis Cumbie announced that Nolan County is authorized for emergency haying use of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres for fiscal year (FY) 2014. FSA's fiscal year runs from October 1 to September 30.

Beverly Ann Jones

July 17, 2014

Beverly Ann Jones, age 90, of Sweetwater, passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 18, 2014 at Garden of Memories with Rev. Matt McGowan officiating. Burial will follow. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Family will receive friends from 6-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 17, 2014, at the funeral home.

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