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Thursday, January 7, 2010
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Nolan County encouraged to be counted
The U. S. Census will be taken in April 2010. Everyone needs to be aware of the importance of an accurate,
timely count. The Census form will be much simpler than those in past years. There will only be ten ques-
tions, taking approximately ten minutes to complete. Everyone is encouraged to take a few minutes to fill
out the form and return it by mail, immediately upon receiving it. The data from the Census will be used
to determine congressional boundaries, allocate grants and define population trends, along with other uses.
For more information, see www.2010census.gov. Pictured is the Census Committee that includes represen-
tatives of different entities within Nolan County. Shown are Gus Calderon, Partnership Specialist from the
U.S. Census Bureau; Grant Madden, Sweetwater Emergency Services Director; Jacob Tiemann, Roscoe
ISD; Patty Torres, City of Sweetwater; Jacque McCoy, Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice
President; Kathy Smartt, Sweetwater ISD Assistant Superintendent; Ben High, Nolan County Central
Appraisal District, High Agency; Tim Fambrough, Nolan County Judge; and Ken Becker, Executive
Director for Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development (SEED).
English as a second language classes offered
epresentatives of The
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-
day Saints will be holding English
as a second language classes every
Tuesday and Thursday nights at
7 p.m. at the chapel oh the corner
of 10th and Elm Street. The class-
es are free without any obliga-
tions and are welcome to attend.
The class will be one hour. For
more information, please contact
the representatives at 325-864-
Los representantes de La Iglesia
de Jesus Cristo de Los Santos de
Los Ultimos Dias van a ofrecer
clases en ingles todos los martes
y jueves a las 7 de la noche en la
capilla a la esquina de 10th y Elm
en Sweetwater. Cada clase es una
hora. Es gratis y el publico esta
invitado. Para mas informacion,
favor de llamar a los represen-
tantes a 325-864-2674.
teams to play
fo i ci e
It's more than just play-
ing for the love of the
The Sweetwater Middle
School and Sweetwater
High School girl's basket-
ball teams will be play-
ing with a bigger goal in
mind. Winning the game
won't be the only reason
the Lady Mustangs and
Lady Colts will be shooting
for — They will be playing
and trying to raise money
for the American Cancer
The games on Jan. 11
• See CURE page 3
There will be an early
release for all Sweetwater
ISD students and staff on
Friday, Jan. 15, in sup-
port of the Nolan County
There will also be an
early release for all stu-
dents on Monday, Jan.
18, in observance of
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Day. Teachers and staff
will have parent confer-
ences and staff develop-
ment for the remainder of
Release times are as fol-
• J.P. Cowen and
Kindergarten will release
at 12:15 P-m.
• Grades 1-3 will release
at 12:30 p.m.
Intermediate School and
Sweetwater Middle School
will release at 1 p.m.
School will release at 1:10
Nolan County Coliseum hosts Chamber Cof fee
The Nolan County Coliseum was this month's host for
the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce coffee event.
Many people attended and enjoyed coffee, treats
and networking. Shown are Julie McLemore, Rolling
Plains Rural Health Clinic; Janice Boil, Bee's Decor
and Sweetwater Healthcare; and Calvin Boyd, Calvin
and Company Real Estate.
Shown above at the Chamber Coffee held at the Nolan County Coliseum are Debbie
Anthony, First Financial Bank; Patti Neill, Nolan County District Clerk and Gayle
Biggerstaff, Nolan County Treasurer.
Photos by Amanda Moreno
. Sweetwater Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 112, No. 045, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 7, 2010. Sweetwater, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth229059/. Accessed November 25, 2015.