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May 6th, 2015

Human Papillomavirus (HPV): Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department monthly focus on diseases

May 6, 2015

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is a common virus that is spread through sexual contact. Most of the time HPV has no symptoms so people do not know they have it. There are approximately 40 different types of HPV that can infect the human mucosal surfaces of men and women, most infections are asymptomatic and transient. However, certain cancerous types that persist can cause cervical cancer and other, less common cancers, including cancers of the anus, penis, vulva, vagina, and oropharynx (back of throat including base of tongue and tonsils).

May 5th

Pantoja to serve as reception chair for Musica Latina concert

May 5, 2015

Aida Pantoja, Reception Chair, has gathered an outstanding committee of cooks, mostly from Holy Spirit Catholic Parish, to join her providing an outstanding APPLAUSE Reception following the MUSICA LATINA Concert.

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Senior Send-Off to be held after graduation

May 5, 2015

What was formerly known as Blow Out or Project Graduation — which provides drug and alcohol-free activities for high school students to attend the night of graduation — has become Senior Send-Off this year.
In addition to the name change, there will be some improvements to the event, according to Carola Martin, a senior parent and instructional technology teacher.

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WASP Museum to host Chamber Coffee

May 5, 2015

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Coffee at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at the National WASP WWII Museum, located at 210 Avenger Field Road.

Allen going to state as WC qualifier

May 5, 2015

Hannah Allen is going back to the state meet.
The Highland junior will be going for the third year in a row, this time as a wild card entry in both girls hurdles after finishing third in both at the Region II-1A meet that was held at Angelo State University.

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SW loses warmup to Cooper

May 5, 2015

ABILENE — Sweetwater’s district co-champion baseball team prepared for this weekend’s Class 4A bi-district playoff series by playing a warmup game vs. Class 5A Abilene Cooper at its field on Monday.

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Local forecast for Tuesday

May 5, 2015

A 70% chance of showers and thunderstorms are likely today, with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 74. Winds will be breezy and from the south-southeast at 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Those rain chances will drop to 40% tonight, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 65. Winds will remain breezy and from the south-southeast at 15 to 20 mph.
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May 4th

Lady Mustangs play Fort Stockton in area round starting Friday

May 4, 2015

The Sweetwater softball team, which swept Pampa 2-0 in its bi-district playoff, will be playing another best-of-3 series with Fort Stockton this weekend, with all games at Midland Greenwood High School.
The teams have set Game 1 for 6 p.m. Friday. Game 2 will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, and if a third game is necessary, it will start about 30 minutes after Game 2 ends.
Sweetwater (18-9) is in the area playoffs for the second time in three years after its series-clinching 14-4 win over Pampa.

Lady Mustangs get sweep with 14-4 win

May 4, 2015

LUBBOCK — One down. No. 11-ranked Fort Stockton up next.
Sweetwater completed a 2-0 sweep Saturday of its best-of-3 bi-district softball series against Pampa with a 14-4, five-inning win at Lubbock Coronado High School. The Lady Mustangs now play Fort Stockton in the area round later this week. Details were not yet known at press time.

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Wilkinson is SQ at Odessa

May 4, 2015

Roscoe’s Lyndi Wilkinson recorded a personal-best time of 1:00.93 Saturday in the girls 400-meter dash at the Region I-2A track meet in Odessa to qualify for the state meet in Austin.
Wilkinson placed fourth in the prelims Friday with a time of 1:01.7, but Saturday she trailed only one runner, Canadian’s Haevyn Risley, who ran a 1:00.15.

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