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November 20th, 2014
The True Texan Award is a quarterly award given to team members at Texas National Bank who take pride in their work, do whatâ€™s best for the team and always put the customer first. Award recipients are given an extra paid day of vacation and a small cash prize. The True Texans for the third quarter 2014 are Deadra Kelley (left) and Kathy Staggs (right).
Police are on the lookout for Timothy Cantu, 20, of Sweetwater.
According to officers with the Sweetwater Police Department, Cantu was identified as the passenger of a vehicle during a routine traffic stop Wednesday morning before fleeing the scene.
Officers gave chase to Cantu and several law enforcement agencies including the Sweetwater P.D., the Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO), Texas Dept. of Public Safety and the 32nd Judicial District set up a perimeter around a field near Alabama and Throckmorton.
The Sweetwater Texas Theatre Acquisition & Renovation (STTAR) board of directors announces the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium as the location for this yearâ€™s Third Annual West Texas & Beyond Revue, hosted by Texas Music Ambassador Bob Livingston. The live music extravaganza will be held on Saturday evening, Nov. 22.
Read more in Wednesday's edition.
Sweetwater High School announced that the students will try to collect more than 1,000 cans for the 2014 Sweetwater Goodfellows Canned Food Drive. The school effort is being spearheaded by teacher Jamie Ince.
Learn more in Wednesday's edition.
A Masonic cornerstone ceremony and ribbon cutting were held for the Nolan County Courthouse on Tuesday afternoon. Shown are Precinct 4 Commissioner Tony Lara, Precinct 3 Commissioner Tommy White, Past Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Texas Graham Childress, County Judge Tim Fambrough, Precinct 1 Commissioner Terry Willman and Precinct 2 Commissioner Terry Locklar.
Today, November 19, the Adult Literacy/ESL class will meet at the County-City Library at 9:30 a.m.
Instructors will help you learn to read, improve your reading skills, improve your English skills or help you read to your children. There will be no Adult Literacy/ESL class on Wednesday, November 26.
Also, Home School Story Hour will be at the County-City Library from 2:00-3:00 p.m. Library staff will provide stories and activities for the children.
Home School Story Hour is held every third Wednesday of the month. Call 235-4978 for more information.
Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 60. Winds will be from the west-southwest at 5 to 15 mph, becoming north in the afternoon.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 38 and north-northeast winds around 5 mph. After midnight, winds will become calm.
Learn more at weather.gov.
The little boy who captured Sweetwater's heart has died.
Randy Alexander Anthony Rodriguez, the six-year-old first grader at Sweetwater ISD, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. Rodriguez had been diagnosed with a terminal brain tumor and had been under hospice care.
Read more in Tuesday's edition.
The National WASP WWII Museum hosted runners of all ages Saturday afternoon for the fifth annual Run for the WASP. The WASP run is an annual fundraiser benefitting the museum and honoring the women who served as WASPs.
Men and women competed in a 5K run, while others could walk a mile to show support.
Get all the details in Tuesday's edition.
Sweetwater High School announced that they will host a community-wide pep rally Thursday, Nov. 20, at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium.
The theme for Thursday's pep rally will be "Black Out." The school requested that attendees wear black clothing and bring glow sticks and flashlights to the pep rally.
Learn more in Tuesday's edition.