Sweetwater Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 113, No. 030, Ed. 1 Monday, December 20, 2010 Page: 2 of 10
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Mainly sunny. Very warm. High 81F.
Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in
the low 70s and lows in the low 50s.
More clouds than sun. Highs in the
mid 70s and lows in the low 40s.
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San Francisco 57 52 rain
Seattle 47 40 rain
St. Louis 40 27 cloudy
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JOIN US FOR OUR
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Come Enjoy Music, Refreshments And Fellowship
As We Usher In The Holiday Season!
B * A * N * K
Monday, Dec. 20
A blood drive that will benefit Meek
Blood Center and the Nolan County
Welfare Office Food Pantry will take place
on Monday, Dec. 20. Meek Blood Center
will have two bloodmobiles parked at the
Nolan County Courthouse from 10 a.m.
until 6 p.m. Donors are asked to bring
at least two non-perishable food items
to the blood drive. In return, those who
donate blood will receive a long-sleeve
T-shirt and a $5 Sonic gift card.
Tuesday, Dec. 21
FFB Open House
First Financial Bank will have their
open house from 9 a.m. to noon on
Tuesday, Dec. 21. There will be tradition-
al gingerbread, wassail and Christmas
There will be no immunization clinic
on Wednesday, Dec. 22, due to Christmas
TNB Open House
Texas National Bank will have their
holiday open house from 10 a.m. to 3
E.111. on Wednesday, Dec. 22. There will
e music, refreshments and fellowship.
Thursday, Dec. 23
The County-City Library will be closed
Thursday, Dec. 23, through Saturday,
Dec. 25, for the Christmas holidays and
Friday, Dec. 31, through Saturday, Jan.
1, for the New year holiday. The Adult
Literacy/ESL class and story hour will
not meet again until the first week of
The City of Sweetwater business offic-
es will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 23,
and Friday, Dec. 24, for the Christmas
Holiday and on Friday, Dec. 31, 2010.
There will be no residential refuse collec-
tion Thursday, Dec. 23, or Friday, Dec.
24. All residential routes will be collect-
ed on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday,
Dec. 20-22. In addition there is no resi-
dential refuse collection on Friday, Dec.
31. The Sweetwater residential cart ser-
vice will be picked up on Wednesday,
Dec. 22, and Thursday, Dec. 30, instead
of Friday, Dec. 24, and Dec. 31, 2010.
All commercial refuse collection will be
run as scheduled during Christmas holi-
day. There will be no commercial refuse
collection on Friday, Dec. 31. Friday's
route will be collected on Thursday, Dec.
30. The citizens drop-off center and
Type-IV landfill will be closed Thursday,
Dec. 23, through Sunday, Dec. 26, and
will reopen with their normal schedule
Monday, Dec. 27. The citizen drop-off
center and Type-IV landfill will be closed
Friday, Dec. 31, and reopen on Monday,
Wednesday, Dec. 29
The Sweetwater-Nolan County Health
Department will continue to administer
the flu vaccine on Wednesdays dur-
ing regular immunization clinic. Their
next immunization clinic will be held
Wed., Dec. 29, from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and
1:30-4:30 p.m. Cost is $20 for adults,
$6 for children (6 months through 18
years). They accept Medicare Part B and
Medicaid and CHIPS for children only.
New students are now being accept-
ed for GED classes. Classes are Tuesday,
Wednesday and Thursday from 8 a.m.
to noon and Wednesdays and Thursdays
from 6-9 p.m. Classes are free and are held
at 1200 Henderson in the old PPI building.
For more information, call Donna Lee at
The Veterans Readjustment Counseling
Services are the community-based profes-
sionals within the VA who welcome home
the war veteran by providing top-quality
compassionate readjustment assistance to
the veteran and their family in order to
facilitate a successful return to civilian
life within their community. They offer
individual, group, marital and family coun-
seling to Combat Veterans of all wars and
their families. Counseling is also available
to any Veteran who experienced any form
of sexual harassment or sexual assault
while serving in the military. In addition,
bereavement counseling is afforded to the
families who have lost their service mem-
ber while on Active Duty. A Vet Center
Counselor will be available in Sweetwater
on Thursdays beginning in December to
better serve the surrounding community.
The Taylor County Vet Center looks for-
ward to serving Veterans and their families
in this community. For more information
contact VCSO Robert R. McBride at 325-
Coats For Kids
Donations of gently worn coats for
children can be dropped off at Bahlman
Cleaners, located at 910 E. Third Street in
Parks Being Winterized
As of Nov. 24, 2010, The City of
Sweetwater Public Works Department
will be winterizing all Parks, Sweetwater
Cemetery and Lake Sweetwater camp-
ground restrooms by turning off the water
to these facilities for the remainder of the
cold season. For information concerning
the use of park facilities, please contact the
Sweetwater City Service Center at 325-235-
1297 or 325-235-5003.
Men's Downtown Bible Class
Eveiy Sunday, at 9 a.m., the Men's
Downtown Bible Class will meet at the
Masonic Lodge. An imitation is extended
to all men to come and enjoy coffee, donuts
and worship before church. The Masonic
Lodge is located on the corner of Oak and
The Sweetwater Woman's Forum meets
eveiy last Tuesday of the month at Bee's
Mustang Blankets, Totes
Mustang Moms are selling Mustang
blankets and Mustang shoulder tote bags.
Blankets are 20 and the tote bags are 6
and are a perfect size for gym clothes. Be
looking for them at the Mustang games or
contact Benita Crain at 236-5119, Kristie
Fox at 235-2087, or any Mustang Mom will
be able to help you.
Self Defense Clinic
Team Chip Tae Kwon Do will offer a free
women's self defense clinic, to be held the
second Tuesday of eveiy month. The clinic
is open to ladies ages 12 and up. It will be at
Team Chip in Sweetwater, located at 1500
Cypress in Sweetwater at 7:30 p.m.
2010 Sweetwater High School yearbooks
maybe picked up in Room 216 at SHS. A
few extra copies are available to purchase.
The Sweetwater Lady Mustangs are hav-
ing several fundraisers this year including
the sale of Lady Mustangs t-shirts and
Lady Mustang window decals. Call 235-
1170 or see a Lady Mustang to order.
The Sweetwater Kiwanis Club meets at
noon eveiy Wednesday, at Bee's Decor,
located at 311 Oak Street.
Low Income Tax Clinic
The Texas Tech School of Law operates
a Low-Income Tax Clinic to provide assis-
tance relating to issues involving contro-
versies with the Internal Revenue Service
to low-income taxpayers and to individuals
for whom English is a second language.
Law students, under the supervision of
a law professor, handle a wide range of
issues such as innocent spouse, offers in
compromise, federal tax levies, payment
agreements and representation before the
United States Tax Court. Persons inter-
ested in seeking representation should
contact the Texas Tech Law School Low
Income Tax Clinic at 806-742-4312 or
800-420-8037 for further information or
to schedule an appointment.
Beginner line dance classes with Kathy
Arrant will be held at the Elks Lodge in
Sweetwater eveiy Wednesday night from
7-8:30 p.m., beginning Wednesday, July
21. Cost for each class is $6 with a portion
of the proceeds going to help support the
Elks Lodge programs. Come early for the
Elks' special hamburger night and have a
bite before class. Line dancing is a great
way to get some exercise while having fun
and meeting new people. For more infor-
mation, call Kathy at 325-235-4900 or
All Veterans are encouraged to go to this
link and take a short survey. The answers
provided can impact the decisions that
will be made in the next state legislation
session on Veteran's benefits. Piease go
to http://www.governor.state.tx. us/dis-
abilities and click on the Veterans survey
link and take the survey. You can also
get to the link directly by going to http://
qMVGsfcE%3d&. The survey may impact
decisions made in the next state legislation
session on Veterans benefits.
SHS Class of 1951
The graduating class of 1951 is currently
looking for classmates and information
on classmates as a 60th class reunion
is planned for the fall of 2011. Anyone
with information can contact Dale Wood-
Kunzelman at 12309 Banyan Drive, Sun
City West, AZ, 85375 or e-mail her at chas-
F. Michael Cavitt
A scholarship fund has been set up in the
name of F. Michael Cavitt who was killed
in a car accident Dec. 25, 2009. The schol-
arship will go to a graduating senior and
band student at Sweetwater High School.
Those who would like to make a donation
to the scholarship fund may visit any Bank
of America branch and mention the F.
Michael Cavitt Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Checks and money orders may also be
mailed to Mr. and Mrs. Lester Cavitt, 1625
San Carlos, Sweetwater, TX 79556. Make
payable to F. Michael Cavitt Memorial
Scholarship Fund. For more information,
Elks Hamburger Supper
Sweetwater Elks Lodge will have a ham-
burger supper eveiy Wednesday. All mem-
bers and guests are welcome. Dinner will
be served from 6:30-8 p.m.
Jessie Ortega Memorial Fund
The Jessie Ortega Memorial Fund
has been established with Sweetwater
Independent School District to help the
migrant students of the school district.
Anyone wishing to make a donation to the
Jessie Ortega Memorial Fund may send
their donations to Sweetwater ISD, Jessie
Ortega Memorial Fund, Attn: Sabrina
Bishop, 207 Musgrove, Sweetwater, TX
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