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July 21st, 2014

Private water well screening set for July 30 in Sweetwater

July 21, 2014

SWEETWATER — The Texas Well Owner Network is hosting a water well screening from 8:30-10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 30, at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office (Courthouse) for Nolan County at 100 E. 3rd Street, Suite 305 in Sweetwater to give area residents the opportunity to have their well water tested.
A meeting explaining screening results will be held at 7 p.m. on July 31, also at the AgriLife Extension office.
The screening is presented by AgriLife Extension and Texas Water Resources Institute in partnership with Nolan County AgriLife Extension.

Measles

July 21, 2014

Measles is a respiratory disease caused by a virus. The disease of measles and the virus that causes it share the same name. The disease is also called rubeola. Measles virus normally grows in the cells that line the back of the throat and lungs. Measles spreads through the air by breathing, coughing or sneezing.

Monday's local events

July 21, 2014

Starting today, July 21, Lighthouse Assembly of God will have Vacation Bible School.
The program will run each day through Friday, July 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. The church is located at 412 Newman.
Also, the Nolan County Chapter of AARP will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, July 21, at the SNAP building.
A business meeting and musical program will be presented, and a covered dish meal will be served so bring a dish. All that are interested are welcome to attend.

Sweetwater's weather for Monday

July 21, 2014

Today will be mostly sunny and hot with a high near 99. Heat index values could get as high as 102. Winds will be from the southeast at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 76 and south-southeast winds at 10 to 15 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

Great White to perform in Sweetwater next month

July 21, 2014

Great White will be performing in Sweetwater on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at the Nolan County Coliseum.
Gates will open at 7 p.m. and the opening bands will begin at 7:30 p.m. General admission tickets will be $20 in advance and $25 at the door.
Tickets can be purchased at Buck's Steaks and Bar-B-Que, Local Loan and Pawn, The Flower Box and Gifts and the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce.

Broadway Baptist invites children to The Greatest Gift VBS

July 21, 2014

A summer kids' event called "The Greatest Gift" will be held at Broadway Baptist Church from Sunday, July 27, through Thursday, July 31. The church is located at 710 East Third Street in Sweetwater.
Children will celebrate the "Reason for the Season" at The Greatest Gift, where they will participate in unforgettable Bible-learning activities. Kids will sing holiday songs, play games that promote teamwork, snack on tasty treats and create crafts they can take home to be used as seasonal decoration.

Pioneer Museum gears up for several events

July 21, 2014

The Pioneer Museum is gearing up for a wide variety of events for children and families in order to share Sweetwater's history to the community.
On August 5 and 6, the “Pioneering the Past: Summer Discovery Camp” will be held at the museum from 10 a.m. to noon. The two-day interactive archaeology camp, with the theme "Life's a Garden, Dig It", is open to students in grades 4 through 8.

July 18th

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.

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.
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