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March 12th

Daily forecast for Sweetwater

March 12, 2013

Expect sunny skies and a high near 65 today, with winds from the west at 15 mph, becoming northern winds in the morning. Gusts could be as high as 20 mph.
Tonight will be mostly clear with a low around 41. Winds will be from the north-northeast at 15 to 20 mph, decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the evening.
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March 11th

Round-Up brings in over 2K pounds of rattlesnakes

March 11, 2013

Sweetwater Jaycees measured each longest snake contest entry at the 55th Annual Rattlesnake Round-Up. Shown measuring one of Eric Timaeus’ snakes are Jasen Wells, David Sager, Scott Cagle, Riley Sayers, Danny Williams and Jaycees President Heath Cornutt.

Awards given for several contests at the Round-Up

March 11, 2013

Thousands attended the 55th Annual Sweetwater Jaycees World's Largest Rattlesnake Round-Up.
The total pounds of Western Diamondback Rattlesnake weighed totaled 2,361 pounds, an increase from last year's total of 1,664 pounds. Those bringing in the most pounds of rattlesnake were first place Andy Lee with 382 pounds, second place Herbert Hoover with 223 pounds, third place the Cliffseekers with 221 pounds, fourth place Bill Stinson with 136 pounds and fifth place Eric Timaeus with 216 pounds. The longest rattlesnake was caught by Daryl and Kathleen McIntire and measured 78 inches long.

Monday's local forecast

March 11, 2013

Today will be sunny with a high near 67. Winds will be from the west-southwest at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect clear skies tonight with a low around 42 and southern winds at 10 to 15 mph.
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March 9th

Rattlesnake fun

March 9, 2013

Joseph Castro, 6, a student in Roscoe and his cousin visiting from Pueblo, Colo., Avery Alvo, 2, admire a rattlesnake with the help of Sweetwater Jaycee Lance Shaw at the Round-Up.

Conquering fears

March 9, 2013

Glenn Stifflemire conquers his fear of snakes while Sweetwater Jaycee Lance Shaw wraps a Western Diamondback Rattlesnake around his neck.

Round-Up performance

March 9, 2013

Kyndra Vaught, 2013 Miss Snake Charmer, performed “Suds in the Bucket” at the Nolan County Coliseum on Friday for those attending the 55th Annual Sweetwater Jaycees World’s Largest Rattlesnake Round-Up.

TNB awards Good Grades Pay winners

March 9, 2013

Sweetwater High School had another great six week period with 64 students making the All-A Honor Roll and Texas National Bank continued with its commitment to recognize and award one lucky scholar from each grade with $50. The winners of the Texas National Bank Good Grades Pay Award for the fourth six seeks were Ashley Sifford (ninth grade), Madison Jones (10th grade), Daven Alvarez (11th grade) and Madison Meneses (12th grade).

SRPC hosts Gun, Knife and Coin Show

March 9, 2013

Shown are members of the Sweetwater Rifle and Pistol Club at the 53rd annual SRPC Gun, Knife and Coin Show including Robert Peterson, Frank Healer and Carroll Kearney.

Showing knives

March 9, 2013

The Sweetwater Rifle and Pistol Club hosted the 53rd annual SRPC Gun, Knife and Coin Show at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex. Shown above are Leigh and Dale Whit with White Made Knives at the show.

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