February 6th, 2015
GriefShare is a grief support group that is beginning in Sweetwater this week for the surrounding area.
It will be every Tuesday beginning on Feb. 10, for 13 weeks at 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, located at 309 Cedar. Those attending are asked to enter through the north door on Fourth Street to the fellowship hall. The sessions will be held in the Parlor.
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The Texas Tech University Meat Judging Team in the Department of Animal and Food Sciences had its second dominant performance of the season, taking top honors at the Southwestern Livestock Expositionâ€™s Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest in Fort Worth.
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Churches featured in this week's Religion Page are: Avondale Baptist Church, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, Lamar Street Baptist Church, Sweetwater Bethel Assembly, and Trinity Baptist Church.
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Almost a decade ago, four people began a book club. On Tuesday, "Let's Talk Books"--the book club of the County-City Library--celebrated its eighth anniversary.
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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. Ten Sweetwater Intermediate School students, who were chosen after a unique application process, will attend 10 sessions, each with a different theme and focal point.
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The postseason all-state football accolades continue to mount for Sweetwater.
On Wednesday, five Mus-tangs received Class 4A all-state honors from the Texas Sports Writers Association, and Sweetwaterâ€™s Isaiah McGee was honored at two different positions.
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Today will be sunny with a high near 68. Winds will be from the south-southwest at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect clear skies tonight, with a low around 46 and southwest winds at 10 to 15 mph.
This weekend, we'll warm up to around 80 on Saturday and dip down to the low 70s by Sunday. Lows will be in the mid to upper 40s, with winds from the southwest on Saturday shifting to the north and northeast on Sunday.
Learn more at weather.gov.
Sweetwater's Ty Crain and Isaiah McGee will be taking their football talents to the college ranks. On Wednesday (National Signing Day), the two Mustangs made the announcement at a special ceremony that was held at the Sweetwater High School library.
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In an effort to raise awareness of the dangers of cardiovascular diseases, Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) will once again hold a 24-Hour Treadmill Walkathon, Feb. 20-21, 2015. Set to step off at 2 p.m. on Feb. 20, the event will take place at the hospitalâ€™s new Community Wellness Center with proceeds benefiting the American Heart Association.
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THURSDAY, FEB. 5
Blackwell junior high boys will play at district tournament in Sterling City.
FRIDAY, FEB. 6
Sweetwater girls at Lubbock Estacado â€” JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater boys at Lubbock Estacado â€” JV at 5 p.m., freshmen at 6:30 p.m., varsity at 8 p.m.
Roscoe at Hawley â€” JV girls at 4 p.m., JV boys at 5:15 p.m., varsity girls at 6:30 p.m., varsity boys at 8 p.m.
Highland JV and varsity teams at Hermleigh starting at 4 p.m.
Blackwell varsity girls and boys will host Garden City starting at 6:15 p.m.