Sweetwater Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 112, No. 084, Ed. 1 Monday, February 22, 2010 Page: 1 of 10
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SMS receives new scoretable
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The newly renovated gym at Sweetwater Middle School received a finishing touch in the past few
weeks. Pictured is SMS team member Dolores Gutierrez with the new scoretable for the SMS Colts and Lady
Colts. Dolores played an important role in obtaining the scoretable for the middle school teams.
epresentative Susan King
to hold town hall meeting
State Representative Susan L. King would like to
invite the residents of District 71 to a public town hall
meeting on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010 at the Abilene
Board of Realtors, located at 626 South Pioneer Drive
in Abilene, Texas beginning at 10 a.m.
"As your representative, I welcome and encour-
age all constituents of District 71 who are interested
in legislative affairs to attend the event. During the
interim, when the Texas House of Representatives is
not in session, is an ideal time to discuss the conse-
quences of legislation and the how my constituents
view the future direction of our state government,"
said Rep. King.
The meeting will begin with a short welcome by
Rep. King followed by an open discussion of issues
dealing with state government. For more information
please contact the District Office at 325.670.0384.
Tax help o erecl
by AARP, IRS
AARP and IRS will sponsor as a public service free
income tax return preparation, including e-file at Fisher
County Courthouse in Roby and at the Rotan Library.
Roby dates are March 4, and April 8, from 1-5 p.m. Rotan
dates are March 4, and April 8. from 9 a.m. until noon. The
service will be offered at SNAP in Sweetwater on March 9
and April 6, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. The service will also be
offered at the Senior Citizen Center on Ave. M in Snyder on
March 10, and April 7, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
In order to have a tax return prepared, two forms of
identification will be needed. One must be a photo I.D.
such as a driver's license. The second must be tne original
or a copy of one's Social Security Card or Form SSA-1099
or the ITIN Card or letter. Participants are asked to bring
last year's tax return, dependent's and spouse's Social
Security cards and their birth dates. This year, even if you
do not itemize your deductions, real estate taxes can be
added on homes or new car taxes to one's standard deduc-
tion. If that applies to you, bring documentation of taxes
paid. There are credits "for first-time home buyers, energy
efficient appliances or energy improvements to your homes
and the American Opportunity Education (full time college
students). The Hope credit is extended for all four years of
college. Bring evidence of those if you qualify or ask us of
you mav qualify.
accepting members from
The Sweetwater Bowhunters Association (SBA)
announces the opening of an indoor archery range locat-
ed at 115 E. 1st Street, in Sweetwater. It is located one
block west of the rail road underpass on Lamar Street.
The range will be open Monday nights, from 7-9 p.m.,
excluding holidays. Target bags and 3DS range from
10-25 yards. A paper tuning station is available also.
Some basic equipment is available for beginners to use.
There will not be alcohol or tobacco products allowed
on the premises. Broadheads and crossbows will not be
allowed in the archery building.
They are formerly only accepting Nolan County archers.
SBA wants to welcome archers from surrounding areas,
to stop by and shoot. Walk-ins are welcome or those
interested can become members.
The fees are as follows: Walk-ins that are 15 years and
older are $3 per night and those under 15 years of age
will need a supervisor and are $2 per night. For those
wanting memberships, the individual cost for 15 years
and older is $35 per year and a family membership,
including college student, is $55 per year. Private group
• See BOWHUNTERS page 3
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Gold Medals at
Celebrate Women in
Aviation Day at the W7ASP
Museum on the same day
that the WASP receive
their Congressional Gold
Medals in Washington,
D.C. Enjoy refreshments
and a replay of the televised
Medal Presentation with
Museum Board Members
and Volunteers from
4-6 p.m. on Wednesday,
March 10, 2010, at the
National WASP WWII
Museum in Sweetwater.
Admission and activities
are free. Call 325-235-
0099 or visit http://www.
waspmuseum.org for more
FFB to nresent
at 2010 KB W
First Financial Bankshares,
Inc. (Nasdaq:FFIN) is sched-
uled to make a presentation
to the investment communi-
ty at 1 p.m. Eastern time on
Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010, at
See FFB page 3
Over 20 exhibits expected
at upcoming wind expo
The fourth of March is fast approaching
and the number of exhibitors that will be
present at the Wind Energy Expo in Muncy,
Texas, continues to grow.
Over 20 companies or groups will be tak-
ing advantage of the opportunity to set up a
booth free of charge at the expo hosted by
Caprock Plains Wind Energy Association.
The event to be held at the Floyd County
Friends Unity Center will be free and open
to the public from 5-8 p.m.
Exhibitors include wind companies
involved with on-site wind generation for
your home, farm or business as well as
companies interested in developing small,
mid-size and large utility scale wind devel-
opments. Hill Country Wind Power, Tri
Global Energy, P&K Wind Energy and
Western Wind Turbines will all have rep-
resentatives available to provide attendees
with information about their companies
and answer any questions landowners or
• See WIND page 3
Valentine fun at SIS
Sweetwater Intermediate School PTO raffled tickets for one dozen roses and a
box of candy. Shown here are Madelyn Berry the raffle winner and Brittany
Peeples top seller. Roses were donated by The Flower Box.
Valentine Princess, Mrs. Belinda Zarate, is handing a carnation to Sweetwater
Intermediate School student, Mason Maxwell. Mrs. Seaton purchased carnations
for her whole class.
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Sweetwater Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 112, No. 084, Ed. 1 Monday, February 22, 2010, newspaper, February 22, 2010; Sweetwater, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth229098/m1/1/: accessed June 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Sweetwater/Nolan County City-County Library.