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June 26th, 2014

TSTC awards scholarships to area high school students

June 26, 2014

Texas State Technical College has awarded scholarships to 39 high school students from ATEMS, Blanket, Breckenridge, Colorado City, Cisco, Early, Gorman, Graford, Hamlin, Jim Ned, Loraine, Roscoe and Sweetwater. The scholarship recipients have all completed a Marketable Skills Award (MSA) through dual credit with TSTC in Digital Media, Health Information, Computer Programming, Software and Business Accounting, Computer-Aided Drafting or Welding. The college hopes the scholarship will enable the students to continue their education to an associate degree.

Thursday's local weather

June 26, 2014

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 91. Winds will be from the southeast around 15 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 71 and breezy winds from the southeast at 15 to 20 mph.
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June 25th

U.S. Paralympian visits USG plant

June 25, 2014

U.S. Paralympian Alana Nichols visited the local USG (United States Gypsum) plant on Monday to celebrate the Sweetwater plant's video submission in a recent company-wide contest.
Nichols competes in Alpine Skiing and Wheelchair basketball, and is the first American woman to win gold medals in both the Summer and Winter Olympic games.

Rehearsals begin for Black Comedy

June 25, 2014

The cast has been selected and rehearsals have begun.
“Black Comedy” by Peter Shaffer will be performed as a fundraiser to help restore the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium.

Wednesday's local weather

June 25, 2014

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 90. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph. We'll also have a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms, which will hang around the entire day.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 69 and southeast winds at 10 to 15 mph.
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June 24th

Fatal wreck on Newman Street

June 24, 2014

One person was killed in a one vehicle accident just after 10 p.m. on Monday evening on the 800 block of Newman Street in Sweetwater according to Sweetwater emergency authorities.
The driver of the Ford Ranger was headed south on Newman Street when he drove off of a bridge and the vehicle rolled. No one else was in the vehicle and it appears that the driver was not wearing a safety belt.

Swing for the Cures raises over $11K

June 24, 2014

On Saturday, June 21, the Sweetwater Country Club hosted the Second Annual "Swing for the Cures" golf tournament that benefits breast cancer and ovarian cancer research. Around $11,500 was raised at the event to benefit the cause.

USDA FSA authorizes emergency grazing of CRP acres for Nolan County

June 24, 2014

Nolan County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Dennis Cumbie today announced that Nolan County was authorized for emergency grazing use of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres for fiscal year (FY) 2014.

Tuesday's local forecast

June 24, 2014

Today, we'll see mostly sunny skies with a high near 91. Winds will be from the south-southeast at 5 to 10 mph, and we'll have a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Those rain chances will drop to 20% tonight; otherwise expect mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 71. Winds will be from the southeast around 10 mph.
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June 23rd

SRPC awards scholarship

June 23, 2014

Shown are Robert Peterson, member of Sweetwater Rifle and Pistol Club and the 2014 scholarship recipient from Roscoe Collegiate High School, Zackary Longoria.

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