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July 7th, 2014
Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital gave free watermelon to the public on the Fourth of July. The Jacques Family â€” Lindsey, Sean and their son, Aaron, enjoyed watermelon.
Find more photos on Page 1 of Monday's edition.
The Monsanto Fund has announced the finalists for this yearâ€™s Americaâ€™s Farmers Grow Rural Education grants. From January through March, farmers across the country nominated their local public school districts for the grants. Once nominated, these districts were eligible to submit completed grant applications in April.
Today, July 7, the public is invited to a meet and greet for Dr. Ronald Morris, the new principal at Sweetwater High School. The event will be from 2-3 p.m. on Monday, July 7, at the SHS Library.
And this evening, the monthly Big Country Dance will take place at 7:30 p.m. at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex and will feature the Dusty Creek Band.
Take a look at all of the upcoming local events in Page 2 of every edition.
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.
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.