July 7th, 2014
Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 95. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 72 and southern winds at 10 to 15 mph.
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Sweetwater â€” Texas State Technical College is holding its annual STEMsational summer camp for students entering grades fourth through seventh on July 21-25, 2014. This year each day will have a theme:
Medical Monday â€” Explore the world of nursing, emergency medical technicians and paramedics. Learn CPR and first aid. Learn to treat for shock and tips you can use in case you find yourself in an emergency.
The Board of Directors of Roscoe State Bank is pleased to announce the hiring of Chris Casto. Chris joined the bank on June 9, 2014 as Senior Vice President and as an Advisory Director. He will be located at the Bank's Sweetwater Branch, located at 209 Cedar.
Grace Y. Neeper, 83, of Hereford died Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Kings Manor West Gate.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 601 W. Park Avenue, Hereford, with Mother Beverly Couzzourt, officiating. Cremation services were under the direction of Hereford Heritage Funeral Home.
Born on Nov. 18, 1952, Josephine â€śJoâ€ť Hill Henderson was a lifelong resident of Sweetwater, Texas. She was the fifth generation of the Newman ranching family that first settled in Fisher County in 1879. Josephine completed her circle of life at home on June 28, 2014.
Jo was a graduate of the Sweetwater High School Class of 1970. She played tennis for the Mustang Tennis Team for four years and was the cartoonist for the school newspaper, The Pony Express. After graduation, she attended Trinity University in San Antonio.
Nicholas Consulting Group, Inc. (NCG)Â opened an office in Sweetwater in the Business building at Texas State Technical College this week. An open house took place to welcome the company.
A community blood drive will take place in Sweetwater on Wednesday, July 9. The Meek Blood Center bloodmobile will be parked in the First Financial Bank parking lot from noon until 6 p.m.
â€śWe are asking donors to please remember that the need for blood is constant. Even the regular of blood donors get busy in the summer with vacations and other activities and forget to donate blood. Blood donation only takes about an hour, and that hour could give someone else a lifetime,â€ť said Frances Baker, donor recruiter for Meek Blood Center.
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Nolan County Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Dennis Cumbie reminds agricultural producers that July 15, 2014, is the deadline to file an acreage report for spring seeded crops. Planted acres must be reported to FSA by July 15, 2014. The Agricultural Act of 2014 (2014 Farm Bill) requires producers on a farm to submit annual acreage reports on all cropland.
Today, Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital will be serving watermelon from 10 to 11 a.m. in the front of the hospital. The community is invited to come by.
On Saturday, July 5, the City of Roscoe will be having an all-day celebration.
A parade will be held at 10 a.m., with lineup starting at 9:30. Judging will take place in eight categories.
There will be food, vendors, a mud bog, and live music in the evening. Everyone is invited to attend.
For more information, contact Valerie at 338-4666.
For your Independence Day forecast, we'll see mostly sunny skies with a high near 91. Winds will be from the south at 5 to 15 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 69 and south-southeast winds at 10 to 15 mph.
This weekend, we'll see highs in the mid 90s, with lows in the lower 70s. Winds will be from the south around 10 to 15 mph.
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