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June 17th, 2015

Sweetwater's weather for Wednesday

June 17, 2015

Today, a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms will be in the area, with partly sunny skies and a high near 82. Winds will be from the north at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 68 and north-northeast winds around 5 mph. Winds will become calm in the evening.
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June 16th

Summer reading club kicks off at Library

June 16, 2015

The summer reading program recently kicked off at the County-City Library with guest reader “Molly Lou Melon” (Jane Pieper). The theme for this year’s program is Super Hero Training Academy. There will be a different reader and activity each Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the library.

Meningococcal Disease: Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department monthly focus on diseases

June 16, 2015

Meningococcal disease can refer to any illness that is caused by the type of bacteria called Neisseria meningitidis, also known as meningococcus. These illnesses are often severe and include infections of the lining of the brain and spinal cord (meningitis) and bloodstream infections (bacteremia or septicemia).

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DPS reminds Texans about dangers of leaving children in vehicles

June 16, 2015

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans that as summer temperatures increase, so do does the potential for vehicular heatstroke deaths in children. Every year, children die from heatstroke after being left in a vehicle or entering a vehicle unnoticed.

Learn more in Tuesday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Tuesday's local weather

June 16, 2015

Today, we'll have a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 81. Winds will be from the north-northeast at 5 to 10 mph.
Those rain chances will decrease to about 40 percent tonight, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 68. Winds will come from the east-northeast at 5 to 10 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

June 15th

SHS graduate wins scholarship from statewide police group

June 15, 2015

Angellica M. Collier, a recent graduate of Sweetwater High School is among the winners of the 2015 Peace Officers’ Memorial Foundation Scholarship.
Angellica’s mother, Angie Collier, works for the Nolan County Sheriff’s Office. Angellica has been accepted into West Texas A&M University and plans to major in nursing.

Find out more in Monday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

Weeds becoming a major issue in the city

June 15, 2015

At last week's City Commission meeting, City Manager Eddie Brown noted that weeds have become a major issue with Code Enforcement and Public Works as a result of the rains that fell last month.

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

RSB hosts informative luncheon on "chip cards"

June 15, 2015

Roscoe State Bank held a luncheon last week to inform area retail owners about an upcoming change in the world of finance that will have an impact on how business is conducted.
The guest speaker of the event was Brian Pemberton with BancCard of Texas.

Read more in Monday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Monday's weather for Sweetwater

June 15, 2015

Today will be mostly cloudy with a high near 87. Winds will be from the east-southeast around 5 mph. We'll also have a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Those rain chances will increase to 50% tonight, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 69. Winds from the east at around 5 mph will shift to the south-southeast after midnight.
Learn more at weather.gov.

June 12th

VIDEO: World's first 'Comic-Con for cat people' takes LA by storm

June 12, 2015

Thousands of people turned out for the very first edition of CatCon Los Angeles. Attendees donned cat ears, lined up to shake paws with celebrity felines, and fawned over cat-centric arts, crafts and products.

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