The Daily Press http://sweetwaterreporter.com http://sweetwaterreporter.com/apfeed.xml--1 Sweetwater Reporter | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2014-10-31T09:27:08-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13019Local weekend events2014-10-31T09:27:08-04:002014-10-31T09:27:08-04:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterApplicants need to bring latest proof of income, approval notice for food stamps, birth certificate for each child, pay stub and approval notice for T.A.N.F.Also, SNAP will be hosting counselors at its 1701 Elm Street location from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Any senior (age 65+) who wishes to enroll or is currently enrolled in Medicare is encouraged to make an appointment with a benefits counselor free of charge. Counselors will assist new enrollees with choosing the proper plan and will aid current enrollees in evaluating their plans and make comparisons to others which may be more effective. To make an appointment or for more information, call the Area Agency on Aging at (325) 793-8417.Various Halloween activities are planned tonight. Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital will have a Trunk-or-Treat event from 5:45-6:45 p.m. at the RPMH Cardiac Rehab parking lot, located at 200 E. Arizona. All trick-or-treaters are welcome to attend the all ages event. For more information, contact Sarah Jones in the Human Resources department at 235-1701 ext. 223.Nolan Nursing and Rehab, located at 705 N.E. Georgia, will welcome Trick-or-Treaters in the front lobby from 6-8 p.m. Several residents will be in lobby to pass candy and offer fellowship with the children of the community and their families.In addition, Lamar Street Baptist Church invites children to stop by their Trunk-or-Treat from 6-8 p.m. in the church parking lot, located at 513 Lamar Street in Sweetwater.Also from 6 to 8 p.m., Calvario Baptist Church, located at 1104 Bell in Sweetwater, will have a Family Fall Festival.Starting at 6:30 through 8:30 p.m., Broadway Baptist Church of Sweetwater, located at 710 E. Third Street, will have their annual Treatsville. The event will be held in the gym and gym parking lot. There will be candy passed out in the Trunk-or-Treat, and there will be game booths available for the community. The Sweetwater Jaycees will have a Halloween Dance at the Jaycee Barn, located at 307 W. 4th. Doors open at 8 p.m. through midnight. There will be live music at 9 p.m. by the Brendyn Kyle Band. A costume contest will be held at 11 p.m. with cash prizes. There is an entry fee per person but no cooler charge (BYOB).And a Halloween Party will be held starting at 8 p.m. at the American Legion Post 227 in Roscoe. There will be a costume contest with a cash prize awarded for best costume.Several activities are lined up on Saturday. Sweetwater High School will host Super Saturday for SHS seniors and their parents from 9-11 a.m. From 9-9:30 a.m. there will be a scholarship search in the Internet lab, essay writing in Room 203 and College 101 in Room 218. The same schedule will take place from 9:30-10 a.m. and at 10:30 a.m. Also from 10:30-11 a.m. Ann Duncan with Panhandle Plains will make a financial aid presentation in the library. TSI testing will take place in the Internet lab from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.The Sweetwater High School Mustang Baseball Classic Golf Tournament will take place at the Sweetwater Country Club with a 10 a.m. shotgun start. The four-person scramble includes an entry fee per person. Prizes will be awarded for first through fourth place. Call Don Timm at 235-8093 to enter.Furthermore, the Friends of the Library will be hosting John W. Hamilton, a local author, at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. He will be signing copies of his book "Bouzier Creek Whitetail" and will read a small excerpt. Light refreshments will follow. This is his life story and the men who mentored him as a hunter and a Christian, teaching him to become a responsible adult and how to apply lessons learned to his own family. Join us as we welcome this local author and friend to the County-City Library. For more information call 235-4978 for go to www.sweetwaterlibrary.org.At 2 p.m., Martin Baker and Boy Scout Troop #140 will present a free one hour Geocache workshop with short introductory video and personal instructions at the National WASP WWII Museum, located at 210 Avenger Field Road. All you need is a GPS or smart phone with GPS capabilities. Come and learn everything that is needed to enjoy this exciting hobby. After the class there will be fun and games in the field. Wear shoes suitable for outdoor walking. There are geocache locations all over Sweetwater. You will be able to find them on your way home after this workshop. Call the National WASP WWII Museum at 325-235-0099 for more information.Starting at 4 p.m., a Fall Festival hosted by Highland Baptist Church will be held at 503 E. Alabama. Activities will include a costume contest; hay rides starting at 6:30 p.m.; games such as basketball, horseshoes, bobbing for apples and Bible trivia; and a pumpkin carving contest. There will be finger foods so bring the kids and enjoy the fun. For more information, contact event coordinator Justin Green at 325-574-4043.Sweetwater, TXNo author availableLocal weekend eventsSweetwater Reporterurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13019Change0Usable2014-10-31T09:27:08-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13018Halloween weekend weather forecast2014-10-31T09:19:48-04:002014-10-31T09:19:48-04:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterExpect mostly clear for your Trick-or-Treat forecast, with a low around 39 and northeast winds at 5 to 10 mph. Winds will shift to the east-southeast after midnight.For this weekend, we'll see highs increasing from the mid-60s to the low 70s. Lows will be in the upper 40s but almost to 60 by Sunday night. Winds will increase throughout Saturday and Sunday, with gusts as high as 30 mph on Saturday.Also, this weekend is Daylight Savings Time! Clocks should "fall back" one hour on late Saturday/early Sunday morning.Sweetwater, TXNo author availableHalloween weekend weather forecastSweetwater Reporterurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13018Change0Usable2014-10-31T09:19:48-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13017Roscoe community banker to chair IBAT Board of Directors2014-10-30T11:53:05-04:002014-10-30T11:53:05-04:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterSweetwater, TXNo author availableRoscoe community banker to chair IBAT Board of DirectorsSweetwater Reporterurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13017Change0Usable2014-10-30T11:53:05-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13016Early voting ends Friday2014-10-30T11:51:18-04:002014-10-30T11:51:18-04:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterElection Day will then take place on the following Tuesday, Nov. 4, with polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the respective polling places for the nine voting precincts in Nolan County.Sweetwater, TXNo author availableEarly voting ends FridaySweetwater Reporterurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13016Change0Usable2014-10-30T11:51:18-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13015Digital signs go up at DMI2014-10-30T11:49:16-04:002014-10-30T11:49:16-04:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterSweetwater, TXNo author availableDigital signs go up at DMISweetwater Reporterurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13015Change0Usable2014-10-30T11:49:16-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13008Local events for Thursday2014-10-30T09:01:45-04:002014-10-30T09:01:45-04:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterLibrary staff will lead the parents and children in stories and songs. Call 235-4978 for more information or go to www.sweetwaterlibrary.org.Sweetwater, TXNo author availableLocal events for ThursdaySweetwater Reporterurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13008Change0Usable2014-10-30T09:01:45-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13007Sweetwater's forecast for Thursday2014-10-30T08:59:50-04:002014-10-30T08:59:50-04:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterExpect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 49 and north-northeast winds around 10 mph. Before 1 a.m., we'll also have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.Sweetwater, TXNo author availableSweetwater's forecast for ThursdaySweetwater Reporterurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13007Change0Usable2014-10-30T08:59:50-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13006Goodfellows sign up begins today 2014-10-29T11:43:42-04:002014-10-29T11:43:42-04:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterGoodfellows' mission is to provide food and toys to needy families with children and food to needy individuals during the Christmas season. Sign-ups for Nolan County will be at the Sweetwater Fire Station, located at 900 East Broadway on Oct. 29, 30 and 31 from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-3 p.m. each day. Applicants need to bring latest proof of income, approval notice for food stamps, birth certificate for each child, pay stub and approval notice for T.A.N.F.  Sweetwater, TXNo author availableGoodfellows sign up begins today Sweetwater Reporterurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13006Change0Usable2014-10-29T11:43:42-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13005Lady Mustangs celebrate2014-10-29T11:39:03-04:002014-10-29T11:39:03-04:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterSweetwater, TXNo author availableLady Mustangs celebrateSweetwater Reporterurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13005Change0Usable2014-10-29T11:39:03-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13003Local events for Wednesday2014-10-29T09:09:03-04:002014-10-29T09:09:03-04:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterAlso, the Adult Literacy/ESL class will meet at the County-City Library at 9:30 a.m. Instructors will help you learn to read, improve your reading skills, improve your English skills or help you read to your children. Call 235-4978 for more information.Scare on the Square will be held this evening from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Courthouse Square, Oak Street, Third Street (between Oak and Locust) and the First Financial Bank lawn. Join us for some ghoulish games, freaky fun and trick or treats. For more information call the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce at 235-5488.And the 1st Annual City-Wide Fall Festival will be held tonight at Newman Park from 6 to 8 p.m. to offer a safe place to enjoy games and food with family. Sweetwater, TXNo author availableLocal events for WednesdaySweetwater Reporterurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13003Change0Usable2014-10-29T09:09:03-04:00