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June 26th, 2015

Sweetwater's weekend weather outlook

June 26, 2015

Today we'll have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with mostly sunny skies and a high near 93. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph.
Those rain chances will increase to 40 percent tonight, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 70. Winds from the southeast at 5 to 10 mph will shift to the west after midnight.
Rain chances will linger in the area on Saturday but will disappear by Saturday night. Expect weekend highs in the upper 80s/low 90s, with lows in the upper 60s/low 70s. Winds will shift from the northeast on Saturday to the southeast by Sunday.

June 25th

Ribbon cutting held for Coliseum, SEED digital sign

June 25, 2015

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new digital sign outside of Allsup’s convenience store. The sign will be a more efficient way to inform the residents of Sweetwater and the travelers received throughout the summer with upcoming events, weather updates, time and date. The growth of Sweetwater is moving quickly and with technology advancing further each day, the use and effectiveness of this new update is a great addition to local information boards and the growing community.

Open House for Nolan County Sheriff’s Office and Jail slated for July 1

June 25, 2015

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office and Jail will have its Open House on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 11 a.m.
There will be opening remarks from Nolan County officials beginning at 11 a.m., with a ribbon cutting sponsored by the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce.

Get all the details in Thursday's print edition or e-edition (subscription required).

Amateur Radio “Field Day” June 27 demonstrates science, skill and service

June 25, 2015

Members of the Nolan County Amateur Radio Association (NCARA) will be participating in the National Amateur Radio Field Day exercise on June 27, at Newman Park/Sweetwater at 10 a.m. This event is open to the public and all are encouraged to attend.

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

Repairs approved for radio tower

June 25, 2015

A few radio tower maintenance issues were presented and approved during Monday’s meeting of the Nolan County Commissioners.

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

Local forecast for Thursday

June 25, 2015

Today will be sunny with a high near 92. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 72 and south-southeast winds at 10 to 15 mph.
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June 24th

Faculty and staff support college readiness at SHS

June 24, 2015

Sweetwater High School teachers, counselors and administrators attended the week-long AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determ-ination) training in Dallas. The purpose of their attendance was to help students prepare for four-year college eligibility. The team was lead by the AVID Coordinator, Rebecca Duncan and Principal, Dr. Ronald Morris.

Get all the details in Wednesday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

Concealed handgun law discussed at county meeting

June 24, 2015

During the Nolan County Commissioners' meeting held on Monday, a discussion regarding concealed handgun laws took place with a presentation made by resident Jimmy Headstream.
The purpose of the presentation concerned the passage of Senate Bill 273, which was signed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott on June 16.

Find out more in Wednesday's print edition or subscribe to our e-edition.

Wednesday's weather for Sweetwater

June 24, 2015

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 91. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 70 and south-southeast winds at 10 to 15 mph.
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June 23rd

Music camp begins at FUMC

June 23, 2015

First United Methodist Church held a music camp to which all types of praise was shown, from song to crafts and even a puppet show. Multiple groups were led to new activities every 15-20 minutes with snack and down time.

See more photos in Tuesday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

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