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August 21st, 2014

Looking for a hole

August 21, 2014

Sweetwater’s Jacoby Hunt (6) gets a block from lineman Cory Mendez (52) as he tries to pick up yardage in last week’s scrimmage at San Angelo Lake View.

Renewal period to end Friday

August 21, 2014

Current option holders to Sweetwater home football games have until Friday, Aug. 22 to renew reserved season tickets at the Sweetwater ISD administration office on 207 Musgrove. The tickets are good for five home games. Reserved ticket sales for the general public go on sale Monday, Aug. 25.

Several events scheduled today

August 21, 2014

Today, August 21, the Sweetwater LIFT (Living is for Today) luncheon will be held at 12:30 p.m. at The Center at TSTC.
Call 325-670-6999 to make a reservation for the buffet lunch (there is a cost to lunch). The program will be presented by Nancy Robinson Masters.
Tonight, Highland will have their Meet the Teacher event.
From 5-7 p.m. the PTO will be serving brisket sandwiches. From 5:30-6 p.m. the laptop policy parent/student orientation will take place for grades 6-12.

Sweetwater's weather for Thursday

August 21, 2014

Today will be mostly sunny and hot with a high near 98, with heat index values as high as 101. Winds will be breezy and from the south at 15 to 20 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 75 and breezy winds from the south at 10 to 20 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

August 20th

Jodey Arrington: upcoming election ‘critical’ for region

August 20, 2014

As the time between now and the Sept. 9 special election grows shorter, the candidates have been scrambling to make their mark on the campaign trail.
The field vying for the Senate District 28 seat visited Sweetwater on Tuesday. The seat became vacant when former Sen. Robert Duncan took the reins as chancellor at Texas Tech University.
Republican Jodey Arrington is considered to be one of the frontrunners in the race, and one of his opponents is fellow Republican Charles Perry, a 1980 Sweetwater High School graduate. Former Sweetwater mayor Greg Wortham is running on the Democratic ticket.

Sweetwater ISD Red Run slated for Friday

August 20, 2014

The 2nd Annual Sweetwater Strong Red Run will be held Friday, Aug. 22. It will end the week of training for the SISD staff and be a community wide celebration for the start of the 2014-2015 school year that begins on Monday, Aug. 25. Everyone will meet at 8 a.m. on the corner of 14th and Ragland.

Jason Lee (Jaylee) Allen

August 20, 2014

Jason Lee (Jaylee) Allen, age 9, of Blackwell, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 at the family ranch.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at the Blackwell First United Methodist Church, Blackwell, Texas. Burial will follow at Decker Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.

Local Sports Calendar

August 20, 2014

THURSDAY, AUG. 21
Football
Sweetwater freshman, JV and varsity teams will host Clyde (scrimmage) starting at 6 p.m. Note: Fall sports athletes will be introduced after the scrimmage ends.
FRIDAY, AUG. 22
Football
Roscoe JV (5 p.m.) and varsity (6 p.m.) teams at Munday (scrimmage).
Highland JV and varsity host Jayton (scrimmage) starting at 6 p.m.
Blackwell teams host Aspermont (scrimmage) starting at 10 a.m.
Volleyball
Sweetwater varsity at San Angelo tournament.
SATURDAY, AUG. 23
Volleyball
Sweetwater varsity at San Angelo tournament.

Super Chaos to be held tonight

August 20, 2014

Tonight, 4th and Elm Church of Christ is wrapping up its weekly summer program, Wednesday Night Live, with “Super Chaos” from 6-8:30 p.m. on the church lawn. The celebration will include hot dogs, bounce houses, ice cream and fun booths.

Wednesday's local weather

August 20, 2014

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 94. Winds will be breezy and from the south at 15 to 20 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 72 and breezy winds remaining from the south at 10 to 20 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

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