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April 1st, 2014
The West Texas Children's Advocacy Center will host the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce coffee event at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 2, at the building located at 317 Oak Street. The Childrenâ€™s Advocacy Center provides the first step in the healing process for children and their families, said spokesperson Teresa Zarate.
Last year, a total of 570 children from Nolan, Fisher, Mitchell, Scurry and Borden counties received services from the center.
The centerâ€™s mission is to provide intervention and victim services to child abuse victims and their non-offending family members.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #2479 recently made a donation to Sweetwater Little League.
Shown is Crystal Rea accepting the check on behalf of the organization from VFW Post 2479 Commander Lionel Mendez.
Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 89 and winds from the north at 5 to 15 mph. Winds will shift to the south in the afternoon, and we'll have a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 p.m.
Those rain chances will decrease to 10% before 7 p.m. Otherwise, expect mostly cloudy conditions with a low around 64 and southern winds around 15 mph.
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The Nolan County Board of Realtors is offering to all interested Nolan County graduating seniors of the class of 2014 an opportunity to apply for the NCBR Annual Scholarship. To students who are planning to continue their educational experience beyond high school, the NCBR is offering four $500 college scholarships to help with expenses.
Members of the Nolan County Foundation Board of Directors are announcing that this year's deadline for applying for the annual NCF Golf Classic Scholarship has been set for Friday, May 2, 2014. Each of the four Nolan County high schools has applications available for this year's graduating seniors. A public reception will be held at the Sweetwater Country Club to honor this year's awardees during the second week of May. Exact time will be determined at a later date.
A reception was held at the Pioneer Museum Friday evening for Sweetwater art students in middle school and high school. Their artwork was displayed for the public to enjoy and some of the artists were in attendance.
Pictured left to right are Caleb Reed-sixth grade, Graciela Villarreal-eighth grade, Griselda Villarreal-eighth grade, Tiana Santiago-eighth grade, Jordan Carley-eighth grade, Isabella Petty-seventh grade, Skye Bishop-seventh grade and Jillian Virgen-seventh grade.
The Sweetwater Intermediate School Jump Rope Team travelled to San Antonio on Saturday to perform during halftime of the San Antonio Spurs NBA basketball game.
Many local families travelled to San Antonio to watch the team jump and the crowd went wild with the exciting performance.
Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 87. Winds will be breezy and from the west at 15 to 20 mph, decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 54 and south-southeast winds at 5 to 10 mph. After midnight, winds will shift to the south at 10 to 15 mph.
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Students on the Sweetwater Intermediate School Jump Rope Team recently performed during halftime of a basketball game at Baylor University. They will perform at a San Antonio Spurs game on Saturday.
The West Texas Barrel Racing Association will have their 2014 Extravaganza in Sweetwater at the Nolan County Coliseum this year, after having the event in Abilene for over 20 years. "Sweetwater has been so gracious to us," said West Texas Barrel Racing Association President Jennifer Bufkin.