May 1st, 2015

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.

Read more in our weekend edition, in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

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.

Learn more in Friday's print edition or subscribe to our e-edition.

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.

Get all the details in Friday's edition, either in print or e-edition (subscription required).

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.

Learn more in Friday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

Local sports calendar

May 1, 2015

Class 4A
Bi-district Playoff
Game 1 — Sweetwater vs. Pampa at Lubbock Coro-nado High School, 6 p.m.
Sweetwater boys and girls qualifiers at Region I-4A meet, Texas Tech University’s Fuller Track, Lubbock.
Roscoe boys and girls qua-lifiers at Region I-2A meet, Ratliff Stadium, Odessa.
Highland and Blackwell boys and girls qualifiers at Region II-1A meet, Angelo State University’s LeGrand Stadium, San Angelo.
Class 4A
Bi-district Playoff

SW getting best-of-3 rematch with Pampa

May 1, 2015

Two years ago when a history-making Sweetwater softball team last made it to the playoffs, the Lady Mustangs lost 5-0 to Pampa at Lubbock Coronado High School in the second round in a one-game matchup.
Today, with a lineup that has five players from the 2013 team, Sweetwater returns to the same location to face Pampa in a first-round playoff — only this time with a best-of-3 setup. Game 2 — and Game 3, if necessary — will also be held at Lubbock Coronado. The eventual winner faces Fort Stockton or San Elizar-io in the second round.

‘Stangs receive the No. 2 seed

May 1, 2015

Sweetwater’s baseball team will be the No. 2 seed from District 2-4A entering this year’s playoffs after finishing in a tie with Big Spring for first place at the end of the regular season. The teams held a coin flip at Wednesday’s district meeting, rather than having a one-game playoff, in order to decide seeding after finishing 8-2 in district. Sweetwater’s bi-district foe will be the third-place team in District 1-4A.

VIDEO: 7 Facts You Didn't Know About The Kentucky Derby

May 1, 2015

With the 141st annual Kentucky Derby right around the bend, we're bringing you a list of things you might not have known about the iconic horse race.

Weekend weather for Sweetwater

May 1, 2015

Today will be sunny with a high near 82. Winds will be from the south-southwest around 10 mph, becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 56 and southeastern winds around 10 mph.
This weekend, we'll see highs in the mid 80s with lows in the upper 50s/lower 60s. Winds will gradually increase throughout Saturday and Sunday, with gusts as high as 25 mph on Sunday evening.
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April 30th

Tim Fambrough honored for service to Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas Board

April 30, 2015

On Wednesday, April 15, former Nolan County Judge Tim Fambrough was honored by the Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas Board for his 12 years of commitment and service.

Read more in Thursday's print edition or our e-edition (subscription required).

Hannah Allen is going back to the state meet. The Highland junior will be going for the third year...
ABILENE — Sweetwater’s district co-champion baseball team prepared for this weekend’s Class 4A bi-...
The Sweetwater softball team, which swept Pampa 2-0 in its bi-district playoff, will be playing...


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