April 24th, 2015
This photo, submitted by local photographer Ryan Smith, is a composite image taken near Nolan during the recent storms. The image is 11 individuals photos, taken seconds within each other and merged together.
FRIDAY, APRIL 24
Change: Sweetwater JV (combined Red and White teams) plays at Big Spring, 4:30 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity boys and girls qualifiers compete at District 1-4A/2-4A area meet, Canyon.
SATURDAY, APRIL 25
Sweetwater varsity will host Big Spring, 2 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity will host Big Spring, 1 p.m.
Sweetwater JV will host Big Spring, 3 p.m.
For Sweetwaterâ€™s softball team, Saturdayâ€™s regular season finale vs. Big Spring will be a chance for the playoff-bound Lady Mustangs to improve their seeding in District 2-4A when the postseason begins next week.
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Today, we'll have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with mostly sunny skies and a high near 83. Winds will be breezy and from the south at 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 58 and breezy winds from the west-southwest at 15 to 20 mph.
For the weekend, we'll see highs in the upper 80s, with lows in the upper 50s. Winds will vary from the west and south, with gusts as high as 25 mph. On Sunday night, a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms will enter the area.
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The Farm Service Agency (FSA) is now accepting applications for Emergency Farm Loans resulting from damages and losses caused by drought Feb. 17, 2015 and continuing.
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Sweetwater High School student Leah Warren (center) was recognized Monday at the SISD board of trustees meeting. Warren received the GROW (Gives Recognition for Outstanding Work) award.
The Sweetwater High School Texas Math and Science Coaches Association (TMSCA) students were also honored with a resolution marking their achievements.
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The city of Roscoe, according to a press release from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), failed to collect and submit the required number of bacteriological samples in January.
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Texas State Technical College celebrated 50 years of serving the state as the technical college of Texas on Wednesday in Austin during an event hosted by The TSTC Foundation.
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LUBBOCK â€” The ability to win close games has been a key for Sweetwater High Schoolâ€™s baseball team in remaining at the top of the District 2-4A standings.
Sweetwaterâ€™s last three victories, and four of the last five, have been by three runs or less â€” including an 8-5 win at Lubbock Estaca-do on Tuesday.
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