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December 20th

Cookin’ up fun at Southeast

December 20, 2010

Southeast first grade teachers were recently caught 'cooking up some education'. First grade teacher Becky Kidd (second from the right) created the aprons for the ladies to wear. Pictured from left to right are Christy Little, Amy Nixon, Christi Winslett, Courtney Martin, Becky Kidd and Brittney Winters.

J.P. Cowen receives special visitors

December 20, 2010

J.P. Cowen Early Childhood Center received two special visitors last week —Santa and Mrs. Claus. The two stopped by to visit with students and take photos with the students. They are shown with Sweetwater Independent School District Superintendent Terry Pittman and SISD Assistant Superintendent Kathy Smartt.

Lanell Davis Lee

December 20, 2010

On Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010 held in the arms of, and surrounded by family in her home, Lanell Davis Lee, was called back to our Heavenly Father. We know she was only loaned to us by God, but never prepared for the day we would have to give her back.
Upon arrival at the Pearly Gates, she was greeted with open arms by her mother, Minnie Lou Davis, father, Taylor Davis and brother, Billy Ray Davis.

Golia Faye Williams

December 20, 2010

Funeral services for Golia Faye Williams, 81, of Snyder, were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010, at Calvary Baptist Church with Rick Williams officiating. Interment followed at Hillside Memorial Gardens under the direction of Wright Colonial Funeral Home. A visitation was held from 6-7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010, at Wright Colonial Funeral Home.
Williams died Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010, at Cogdell Memorial Hospital.

December 18th

SMS donates to Sweetwater Goodfellows

December 18, 2010

Sweetwater Middle School seventh grade students Michael Lawrence and Mikeilah Foust are shown with a donation box for the Sweetwater Goodfellows. SMS collected cans of food and new toys for the Goodfellows. The 7th grade collected the most cans to win a coke party.

Roosters donate to Sweetwater Goodfellows

December 18, 2010

Sweetwater Jaycee Roosters Julie Hurn and Marlyn Gage presented a check to the Sweetwater Goodfellows. Grant Madden and Billie Johnston received the check at the Sweetwater Goodfellows toy and food distribution last Friday. Donations can still be made to Sweetwater Goodfellows at P.O. Box 1148 Sweetwater, Texas 79556.

SISD donates to Sweetwater Goodfellows

December 18, 2010

Sweetwater ISD made a donation of $1,000 to Sweetwater Goodfellows, honoring SISD employees and remembering Jessie Ortega. Employees of SISD decided that instead of exchanging gifts this year that they would like to make a donation to the Sweetwater Goodfellows. Sweetwater Goodfellows provides toys and food to needy families in Nolan County during the Christmas Season.  Picture are employees of SISD, Sabrina Bishop, Tamra Burt, Laura Bedgood and Ann Allen.

TNB donates to Sweetwater Goodfellows

December 18, 2010

This year Texas National Bank purchased Sweetwater Mustang stadium seats and distributed them free of charge to Mustang fans making a minimum $20 per seat donation to the Goodfellows of Sweetwater. Speaking about the fundraiser Texas National Bank President Bill Johnson said, "I think our staff came up with a great idea this year. The Goodfellows program is such an important service for the kids of our community, and this fundraiser attracted the interest and participation of a wide group of our citizens." Chris Casto and Trey Atkin presented donation from the fundraiser totaling $1,275.00 to

GP awards SFD with grant

December 18, 2010

Every day, millions of people count on volunteer and rural community fire units to protect them and their property. More than 825,000 volunteer and small town firefighters do their jobs mostly without recognition and often without the latest equipment or training.
The Sweetwater Fire Department has won a 2010 Georgia-Pacific Bucket Brigade™ grant. Chosen from more than 120 applicants in Georgia-Pacific facility communities in 23 states, the unit received $5,000 to purchase new equipment and gear.

Opposition continues against Tenaska

December 18, 2010

(Sweetwater and Austin) – The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) recently voted to issue an air permit for the proposed Tenaska Trailblazer Coal plant in Sweetwater, Texas. This is the third coal plant permitted in 2010 and the eleventh coal plant recently permitted in Texas that has yet to go online.

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