April 24th, 2015

Storms in Nolan County

April 24, 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.

Local sports calendar

April 24, 2015

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.
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.

‘Stangs can wrap up title

April 24, 2015

For Sweetwater’s softball team, Saturday’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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Weekend weather for Sweetwater

April 24, 2015

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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VIDEO OF THE DAY: 5 worst #1 picks in NFL draft history

April 24, 2015

Patrick Jones has the 5 worst number one overall draft picks in NFL history. Who were they? Check out the video!

April 23rd

FSA accepting applications for emergency farm loans

April 23, 2015

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.

Learn more in Thursday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Students honored by SISD

April 23, 2015

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.

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

Roscoe receives reprimand from TCEQ

April 23, 2015

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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TSTC celebrates 50 years of building Texas

April 23, 2015

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.

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

Mustangs win, stay in 1st

April 23, 2015

LUBBOCK — The ability to win close games has been a key for Sweetwater High School’s baseball team in remaining at the top of the District 2-4A standings.
Sweetwater’s last three victories, and four of the last five, have been by three runs or less — including an 8-5 win at Lubbock Estaca-do on Tuesday.

Read more in Thursday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

FRIDAY, MAY 1 SOFTBALL Class 4A Best-of-3 Bi-district Playoff Game 1 — Sweetwater vs. Pampa at...
Two years ago when a history-making Sweetwater softball team last made it to the playoffs, the Lady...
Sweetwater’s baseball team will be the No. 2 seed from District 2-4A entering this year’s playoffs...


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