September 24th, 2014

SHS falls to AHS in last tuneup

September 24, 2014

ABILENE — Sweetwater High School’s volleyball team made the short trip to Class 6A Abilene High on Tuesday to play its last non-district match of the season, and the 4A Lady Mustangs were swept by the Lady Eagles in three games by scores of 14-25, 17-25 and 17-25.

Read the full story in Wednesday's print edition in Sports.

Adult literacy/ESL class meets today

September 24, 2014

Today, September 24, the Adult Literacy/ESL class will meet at the County-City Library at 9:30 a.m.
Instructors will help you learn to read, improve your reading skills, improve your English skills or help you read to your children. Call 235-4978 for more information.

Wednesday's local weather

September 24, 2014

Today, we'll have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with partly sunny skies and a high near 82. Winds will be from the south-southeast at 5 to 10 mph, shifting to the east in the afternoon.
Those rain chances will remain tonight, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 62. Winds will remain in the east around 5 mph.
Visit to learn more.

September 23rd

Commission leaves burn ban off

September 23, 2014

The Nolan County Commissioners Court voted unanimously to leave the countywide burn ban off for at least another two weeks Monday during an otherwise routine meeting.
As precipitation adds up across the county, even local lakes have seen a boost in levels, with Lake Sweetwater gaining a quarter-inch and Oak Creek Reservoir gaining three-eighths of an inch.

See the full story in Tuesday's print edition.

Color Dash benefits TSTC Project SAVE program

September 23, 2014

More than 50 people ran in the Color Dash at Texas State Technical College in Sweetwater despite the rain. Shown are Matt McGowen, pastor of Trinity Baptist Church, Betty Carter with Dark Horse Roller Derby and TSTC Executive Director of Career Services Nick Alvarado.

Get all the details in Tuesday's print edition.

Sweetwater Rotary Club undefeated

September 23, 2014

The Sweetwater Rotary Club remains undefeated in the field goal challenge for the sixth year in a row against the Snyder Rotary Club. Each year, five members from each club have two chances to kick a field goal before the Sweetwater vs. Snyder football game. This year Sweetwater defeated Snyder 8-5.

Read the full story in Tuesday's print edition.

Pre-show dinner planned before first APPLAUSE performance

September 23, 2014

There will be a pre-show Broadway Lights Opening Night dinner hosted by Linda Hunter and Millie Lawrence at the Sweetwater Country Club.
APPLAUSE members and interested potential members are invited to attend the dinner. Due to limited seating, RSVP responses must be returned by Thursday, Sept. 25.

See the full story in Tuesday's print edition.

Local Sports Calendar

September 23, 2014

Cross Country
Sweetwater varsity at Irion County meet held in Mertzon.
Sweetwater varsity hosts Big Spring in district opener, 3:30 p.m. (matches rescheduled from Sept. 20 due to bad weather)
Sweetwater freshmen (JV (5 p.m.), JV (5 p.m.) and varsity (6 p.m.) will play at Abilene High.
Sweetwater freshmen will host Andrews, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV will host Andrews, 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th grade ‘A’ and 8th grade ‘B’ teams play at Andrews, 5 p.m.

Eighth grade teams win

September 23, 2014

Both Sweetwater Middle School eighth grade teams defeated Snyder in football action this past Thursday, while the two Sweetwater seventh grade teams lost.

Read the full story in Tuesday's print edition in Sports.

Cross country results

September 23, 2014

Varsity Boys: 3rd place — 65 points (3 miles)
JV Girls: 1st place — 23 points (2 miles)
Red Boys: 2nd place — 65 points (2 miles)
White Boys: 4th place — 99 points (2 miles)
Gray Boys: 7th place — 174 points (2 miles)

Get individual results in Tuesday's print edition in Sports.

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