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June 19th, 2015

Football team receives donation from VFW

June 19, 2015

The Sweetwater VFW Post #2479 made a $200 donation to Sweetwater's 7-on-7 football team, which will go towards expenses for their trip to the state championship game in College Station. Pictured (from left) is Lionel Mendez, VFW Post #2479 Commander, making the donation to team members Branson Guelker and Max Gomez.

Sweetwater's Friday forecast

June 19, 2015

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 92. Winds will be from the south-southwest at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 70 and southern winds at 10 to 15 mph.
This weekend, we'll have highs in the upper 80s with lows in the lower 70s. Winds will be breezy and from the south throughout the weekend, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
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June 18th

Family Fun Guide in this weekend’s edition

June 18, 2015

Be sure to pick up this weekend’s edition of the Sweetwater Reporter to see the Family Fun Guide special section, highlighting activities available in the area this summer. Shown is the playground area of one of Sweetwater’s parks, Jones Park.

Suddenlink offers 150-meg internet service in Sweetwater

June 18, 2015

SWEETWATER, Texas – Suddenlink has launched a new high-speed Internet service with a download speed up to 150 Megabits per second (Mbps) and an upload speed up to 7.5 Mbps in Sweetwater. This is now the fastest residential Internet service offered in the area.

Find out all the details in Thursday's print edition or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Farm Service Agency county committee nomination period begins

June 18, 2015

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that the nomination period for local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees began recently, on Monday, June 15, 2015.

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

WTRC Lamb and Goat Sale slated for June 23

June 18, 2015

The 2015 Lamb and Goat Sale benefiting the West Texas Rehabilitation Center will be held at the Wylie FFA Show Barn on Tuesday, June 23. The show barn is located behind the football field on Antilley Road in Abilene, Texas.

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

Sweetwater's forecast for Thursday

June 18, 2015

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 90. Winds will be calm and then shift to the southwest around 5 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 71 and east-southeast winds at 5 to 10 mph. Winds will shift to the south after midnight.
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June 17th

Roscoe Collegiate students participate in State 4-H Round-Up

June 17, 2015

Roscoe Collegiate students participating in the Nolan County 4-H recently attended the State 4-H Round-Up in College Station and returned home with many honors.
Senior division - Microbiology
First: Juan Sanchez, Olivia Saddler, Samantha Ortega

Animal Science
First: Ray Bohall
Second: Spencer Little
Third: Aaron Thomas

Animal Science - Intermediate
Second: Joshua Stegge, Alfonso Islas

Plant Science - Intermediate
Second: Jaci Alexander, Jaleigh Morales

State Best
First: Juan Sanchez, Olivia Saddler, Samantha Ortega
Third: Ray Bohall

FUMC to host music camp

June 17, 2015

First United Methodist Church (FUMC), located at 309 Cedar in Sweetwater, will hold its annual Music Camp for children entering Pre-K through sixth grade from Monday, June 22 through Friday, June 26.

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

Carnival in town tonight through Saturday

June 17, 2015

The Pride of Texas Shows will be in Sweetwater for the remainder of the week for families to enjoy some local, summertime fun at the carnival. Weather permitting, hours will be 6 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. from Wednesday, June 17 through Saturday, June 20.
The carnival will be stationed on Highway 419, where the carnival takes place during the Sweetwater Jaycees' World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup every March. Armbands will cost $25 per person for unlimited rides on the day of purchase.

Read more in Wednesday's print edition or e-edition (subscription required).

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