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August 4th, 2014

TSTC hosts STEMsational summer camp

August 4, 2014

Texas State Technical College (TSTC) recently hosted its annual STEMsational summer camp for students entering grades fourth through seventh. This year each day had a theme.
On Medical Monday, students explored the world of nursing, emergency medical technicians and paramedics. They learned CPR and first aid and also learned to treat for shock.
On Transportation Tuesday students learned how to inspect a vehicle for safety and change a tire. They explored how to paint a car and joined in the fun as the automotive club had a car wash.

SNCHD to celebrate National Immunization Awareness Month with special events

August 4, 2014

Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department (SNCHD), located at 301 E.12th, encourages parents to make sure their children are up-to-date on immunizations.

Monday's local events

August 4, 2014

Today, Sweetwater High School volleyball practices will begin at the SHS gym.
The morning session on Aug. 4 will get started with roll check at 6:30 a.m. and continue until a lunch break from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The afternoon session will be held from 1-3:45 p.m., and hitters and setters will remain at the gym to practice from 3:45-4:15 p.m. Practices will continue through the week.
Scrimmages will be at San Angelo Central on Friday, Aug. 8 and at Frenship on Saturday, Aug. 9. Sweetwater begins the season by hosting Grape Creek on Monday, Aug. 11.

Sweetwater's weather for Monday

August 4, 2014

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 92. Winds will be from the south-southeast at 5 to 10 mph, becoming east-northeast in the afternoon.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 68 and eastern winds at 5 to 10 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

August 1st

Dakan, Dickison newest Sweetwater firefighters

August 1, 2014

Becoming a firefighter has been a dream of Jordan Dickison's since he was a young boy. Kody Dakan has been helping to extinguish fires with another department.
Dickison and Dakan have recently completed the first phases of training and were officially hired July 21 as full-time firefighters at the Sweetwater Fire Department by Grant Madden, fire chief and director of emergency services.
"We're extremely glad to have (Dickison and Dakan)," Madden said. "They're dedicated, hard workers and I look forward to working with them."

Special election called Sept. 9

August 1, 2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry has called a special election for Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, to fill the unexpired term of Texas State Senate District 28 seat, vacated by Sen. Robert Duncan.
Those running for the position are former Texas Tech Vice Chancellor Jodey Arrington, Wolfforth resident Epifanio Garza, former Sweetwater Mayor Greg Wortham and State Rep. Charles Perry, R-Lubbock.
The County Clerk's Office wants to remind voters that the September election is special-called. The regular general election will still be held on Tuesday, Nov. 4.

Upgrades ongoing at SHS athletic facilities

August 1, 2014

The modernization of Sweetwater High School's athletic facilities has been an ongoing project for Shane Mobley, who is entering his third season as SHS head football coach and athletic director.
This year, the upgrades have continued with the addition of new stadium seating at historic Mustang Bowl. Reserved for season ticket holders, the new seats can hold up to 900 fans.

School to begin Aug. 11 in Roscoe

August 1, 2014

Roscoe Collegiate Independent School District is operating under an Early College High School Early Start Waiver from the TEA.
The waiver allows the district to start two weeks prior to the fourth Monday in August, closely aligning their instructional calendar with the district’s primary higher education partners.
For a full calendar go to the district’s homepage at www.roscoe.esc14.net.

Emmanuel Fellowship Church to host Superkid Academy

August 1, 2014

Broadway Baptist Church

Twisted T, 12th Street Laundry welcomed by Chamber

August 1, 2014

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce and Chamber Ambassadors hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Twisted T Liquor and Gifts and 12th Street Laundry, located at 100 E. 12th Street. Members of the community and other local business owners attended the event.

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