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March 27th, 2015
Sweetwater attorney John S. Young and a San Angelo bail bondsman, Ray Zapata, have been indicted on felony charges related to a will supposedly penned by one of Young's former clients.
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2015 is a big year for SkillsUSA at TSTC in West Texas â big as in the biggest in 35 years. This year, the school brought 32 students to the SkillsUSA State Conference at TSTC in Waco, the largest number of participating students since 1980.
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Today will be sunny with a high near 79. Winds will be from the southwest around 10 mph.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 53 and southern winds at 5 to 10 mph.
This weekend, we'll see highs in the upper 80s with lows in the mid to upper 50s. Winds will be from the south and southwest, changing over to north-northeast on Sunday night.
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When Alicia Vasquez found out her kidneys were failing, it could have been a death sentence.
Thanks to medical science, a generous brother and an unparalleled perseverance and will to live, Vasquez has improved steadily since her transplant more than six years ago. Today, she looks forward to many more years.
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Atmos Energy crews and contractors will oversee controlled natural gas flarings during the week of March 24-April 1, 2015, at various times on the property of Buzzi Unicem USAâs Maryneal plant. The company will be performing maintenance on a section of natural gas pipeline in the area as part of normal, routine maintenance operations.
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Several Sweetwater High School students participated in the FCCLA (Family Career and Community Leaders of America) Region II Meeting held in Waco on March 5-7.
Learn more and find more photos in Thursday's edition, in print or our e-edition.
Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 64. Winds will be breezy and from the north at 10 to 20 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 45 and northern winds at 5 to 10 mph. In the evening, winds will shift to the south.
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Haemophilus influenzae disease, including Hib disease, is caused by the bacterium Haemophilus influenzae. There are six identifiable types of Haemophilus influenzae bacteria (a through f) and other non-identifiable types (called nontypeable). The one that most people are familiar with is Haemophilus influenzae type b, or Hib.
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âSweetwater is excited to welcome Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and Antique Archeology to the area,â stated an e-mail from the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce. The team will film episodes of their hit series âAmerican Pickersâ throughout Western Texas. Filming is scheduled to begin next month.
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Sweetwater's Michael Lawrence rounds third base to score in the first inning of the Mustangs' District 2-4A baseball opener at Sportsman's Park on Tuesday against Levelland. Lawrence had three hits, including a pair of doubles, in a 10-3 win over the Lobos.
Sweetwater's softball team also won, beating Levelland 20-9. See those stories in Wednesday's Sports section on Page 7 or in our e-edition (subscription required).