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April 25th, 2013
Blackwell FCCLA had a magnificent showing recently at the State FCCLA Leadership Conference in Dallas. There were 3,934 students in attendance.
BreAnne Richardson carried out her duties as the State Vice President of Programs. In addition, she received four scholarships totaling $23,800. She was recognized by the Texas Career and Technology Council as the Best of Texas Outstanding Special Achievement award winner.
After incidents occurring these past few days, it now seems obvious that an arsonist is at work in Roscoe and the Roscoe area. Following the most recent incident, a fire that burned down a vacant house on FM 608 two miles north of Roscoe early Wednesday morning, the state fire marshal has been called in to investigate.
The spring season is in full bloom, which means it's the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors!
On Saturday, April 27, Cornerstone Christian School will host "Beat the Street for Little Feet"--a family-fun event that will get everyone active and assist the local school. The function will be held on the school campus, located at the 4th and Elm Church of Christ in Sweetwater.
Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development (SEED) hosted the fifth annual Senior Interview Day at Sweetwater High School. The event is put on to prepare the future workforce.
Senior Interview Day includes business men and women providing mock interviews for all seniors at Sweetwater High School. SEED also works with the students by requiring them to develop a resume and a job application.
The event also takes place at Roscoe Collegiate High School. This would not happen without the support of both ISDâ€™s administration and key ISD volunteers.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 28 calls for service, issued no citations and made one arrest on April 23, 2013.
The SPD received nine, 911 calls.
â€˘ 1400 block of Hailey.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Burglary of a building â€” 600 block of E. Avenue B.
Arrested by SPD:
â€˘ Male juvenile, 14 â€”Â Possession of marijuana.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had four calls for service, no civil papers served and made two arrests on April 23, 2013.
Arrested by NCSO:
Today will be mostly cloudy with a high near 66. Winds will be from the southeast at 10 to 15 mph.
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The ripe olive is one of the most versatile foods in the pantry. While delicious on its own, olives also add flavor to a number of dishes from soups and salads to appetizers and entrees. One dish, that features olives predominantly and is as versatile as its main ingredient, is tapenade.
On Tuesday, May 7, Sweetwater Independent School District will host Kindergarten Round-Up at Southeast Elementary School. Personnel from Southeast Elementary will be registering students that will be attending Kindergarten next year in the 2013-2014 school year.
The Nolan County Board of Realtors is offering to all interested Nolan County graduating seniors, of the Class of 2013, an opportunity to apply for the NCBR annual scholarship. If you are planning to continue your educational experience beyond high school, the NCBR is offering four $500 college scholarships to help you with expenses.
An estimated 110, 470 Texans are diagnosed with cancer each year and 37,984 will not survive.
Nolan County is joining over 5,200 other communities worldwide to host the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life, an event to celebrate cancer survivors and remember those who are no longer with us.
Relay For Life raises funds to help the American Cancer Society create a world with less cancer and more birthdays by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back.