May 4th, 2015

Bi-district champs

May 4, 2015

Sweetwater’s softball team defeated Pampa, 14-4, on Saturday to win its Class 4A bi-district playoff series held at Lubbock Coronado High School. Sweetwater goes to the area round next to play Fort Stockton this week. Pictured front row from left are Abby Garcia, Naomi Gonzales, Jaya Atkins, Sonora Medellin; second row, Maddie Berry, Morgan Gomez, Annaliese Espinoza; back row, Rebecca Gonzales, Audrey Rule, Lauren Jones, Megan Holsey and Cierra Knox.

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NIE wrapping up a successful school year

May 4, 2015

Newspaper in Education, better known as NIE, is a program sponsored by the Sweetwater Reporter that allows students to utilize the local newspaper in their academic studies as a more traditional, supplemental learning tool.

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Fledgling wrestlers to stage Sweetwater show

May 4, 2015

Fans of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and similar professional wrestling companies have the chance to support a local upstart organization on June 15.
Future Television Wrestlers (FTW) — named after the members’ dreams of one day either competing in or rivaling the WWE — is comprised of area residents who are passionate about bringing live wrestling events to Sweetwater.

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May 1st

National Day of Prayer to be locally observed

May 1, 2015

In honor of the National Day of Prayer, the community of Sweetwater is invited to participate in a 12 hour prayer vigil at the Sweetwater Prayer Center at 1418 Hailey Street. Everyone is welcome to participate any time from 7:00 a.m to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 7, to unite in prayer for the nation and the community.

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Rabies virus confirmed in Sweetwater

May 1, 2015

A rabid skunk was shot and killed in Sweetwater earlier this week.
The skunk's head was analyzed and clinicians confirmed that the animal tested positive for the rabies virus — the first known case in about four years, according to Dr. Bud Alldredge, a local veterinarian and rabies expert.

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County still in drought despite recent rains

May 1, 2015

The recent rains that have fallen in the area have offered some immediate relief, but according to Dale Adams, general manager of the Wes-Tex Groundwater Conservation District (GCD) in Nolan County, the precipitation has not led to a long-term remedy.
“We’re still in a drought,” said Adams. “The rain has made the grass a little greener, but we’re not seeing it in our lakes.”

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Deep Creek Art Festival set for May 8-9

May 1, 2015

The Deep Creek Art Festival is a juried art show and sale hosting area artists. The Festival will be held at the Scurry County Coliseum, 900 E Coliseum Blvd. on May 8-9.
The invitation only Patron’s Preview is Friday, May 8th from 5-6 pm. The Festival is open to the public Friday 6 - 9 pm. and Saturday 10 am- 4 pm.

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Highland Heights UMC donates items to Samaritan Hospitality House

May 1, 2015

Churches featured in this week's Religion page are: Bethel Assembly of Sweetwater, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, and Highland Heights United Methodist Church.

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Pioneer Museum receiving restorations

May 1, 2015

Preserving the building that Pioneer Museum Director Melonnie Hicks said "houses the community's heritage" has become a priority — not just for Hicks, but city and county officials as well.

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RPMH invited to speak at industry conference

May 1, 2015

Local healthcare provider to speak on their success of clinical document improvement project:

Members of the clinical document improvement (CDI) project team were recently invited to speak at the Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. (CPSI) National Conference in Sandestin, Fla., April 14-17. The team spoke on their success of implementing clinical documentation improvement.

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