January 26th, 2015

Hoyt Place to host two events today

January 26, 2015

Hoyt Place, located at 1700 Hoyt Avenue, will host Tom Skinner, a Classic Country music singer from Lubbock on today, January 26, from 2-3 p.m.
Come and enjoy hors d'oeuvres and desserts. Everyone is invited.
Hoyt Place will also hold a Fall Prevention Seminar conducted by Sherma Barham, Director for Rolling Plains Home Health Department from 6-7 p.m. Come and learn how to prevent falls as a part of the "Stand Tall Campaign."
Step out and experience a fun way to stay on your feet, along with good food for you and your friends. For more information on both events, call 325 235-5655.

Monday's local weather

January 26, 2015

Today will be sunny with a high near 72. Winds will be from the west-southwest at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 44 and western winds at 5 to 10 mph.
Visit to learn more.

WASP, Pioneer Museums partner for Practical Prodigies program

January 26, 2015

Two local cultural centers, the National WASP WWII Museum and the Pioneer Museum have formed an alliance with Sweetwater Intermediate School (SIS) to create a new program: Practical Prodigies.

Find our more in our weekend edition, in print or through our e-edition (subscription required).

Information sought on TSTC theft

January 26, 2015

On January 2015, unknown date, an unknown person(s) entered a building located on the Texas State Technical College property. Once inside the building, the thieves took four Lincoln Invertec Model V275S welders and two pipe beveling devices. The Nolan County Sheriff’s Office and Crime Stoppers is asking for your assistance to help locate the person(s) responsible for this crime.

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Brookshire’s donates to WTCAC

January 26, 2015

Brookshire’s Grocery Company provided a gift of support of $5,000 to the West Texas Children’s Advocacy Center. This donation shows their continued support for agencies who help children in this area.

This week’s hoops

January 26, 2015

Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ girls will host Lamesa, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ boys will play at Lamesa, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Roscoe junior high boys teams will host Anson starting at 5 p.m.
Roscoe junior high girls teams will play at Anson starting at 5 p.m.
Highland junior high teams will play at Hermleigh starting at 6 p.m.
Blackwell junior high teams will host Sterling City starting at 6 p.m.
Sweetwater girls will play at Snyder — JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p.m.

Lady Mustangs end 1st half of 2-4A with a 45-28 defeat

January 26, 2015

BIG SPRING — The Sweetwater girls basketball team managed to stay close in the first half against Big Spring until well into the sec-ond quarter despite a poor shoot-ing effort on Friday.

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Mustangs fall victim to Steers’ rally

January 26, 2015

BIG SPRING — A one-point lead at halftime disappeared for Sweetwater when it played at Big Spring on Friday, as the host Steers won 51-43 to keep the Mustangs winless in their first three District 2-4A games this season.

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Highland boys and girls pick up W

January 26, 2015

Highland came away with a pair of basketball wins for the third straight time in District 12-1A when it went to Loraine, without playing two games on Friday.

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January 23rd

Highland Heights UMC to emphasize outreach ministry on Samaritan Hospitality House

January 23, 2015

Churches highlighted in this week's Religion page are: Avondale Baptist Church, Broadway Baptist Church, Sweetwater Bethel Assembly, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, Lamar Street Baptist Church, Trinity Baptist Church, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

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