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February 22nd, 2015

Ludlum Measurements founder dies at age 82

February 22, 2015

Don Ludlum, founder of Ludlum Measurements, Inc., 82, of Sweetwater, passed away on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, at Heart Hospital Baylor in Plano.
On Feb. 14, 1962, Ludlum Measurements, Inc. was instituted in Sweetwater by Don Ludlum. The Oklahoma-born, Kansas-bred founder's early life encounters in business practices and customer service from his grandfather and father paved the way for Ludlum to glean experience.

Several athletes will play in FCA all-star contests

February 22, 2015

In addition to the three area coaches named last month, a total of 14 area high school senior athletes and cheerleaders will be participating later this year in the Big Country Fellowship of Christian Athletes All-Star Festival, a three-day event in three West Texas cities.
Sweetwater High School baseball coach Roland Her-rera, the head coach for the North all-star baseball team, will have two of his own athletes — J.P. Poe and Hayden Reeves — with him when the game is held on June 12 in San Angelo.

February 20th

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 9 Surprising Facts About The Oscars

February 20, 2015

Sweetwater's weekend weather outlook

February 20, 2015

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 81. Winds will be breezy and from the south-southwest at 15 to 20 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 48 and south-southwest winds at 10 to 15 mph. Winds will shift to the north-northwest after midnight.
This weekend, we're looking at sunny skies on Saturday with a high in the lower 60s. But on Sunday, we should see a 30% chance of rain and a high around 39.

February 19th

Kreitler aiming for Abilene council seat

February 19, 2015

Bruce Kreitler knows that Nolan County residents can't vote in Abilene's May 9 elections, but he does want word to spread that he's challenging incumbent Joe Spano for his city council place (2).

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

Thursday's local forecast

February 19, 2015

Today will be sunny with a high near 69. Winds will be breezy and from the south at 15 to 20 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 50 and breezy winds from the south at 15 to 20 mph.
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February 18th

Merle Haggard to headline at Roscoe’s Spring Super Sunday

February 18, 2015

Roscoe's Spring Super Sunday will be held on March 29, 2015 from noon until 10 p.m.
Retail hours will run until 6 p.m., with The Lumberyard open for the duration of the event. Live music will start at 3 p.m.

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

Autism topic of upcoming TSTC event

February 18, 2015

Walker Kyle is an expert on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). He will be presenting a four-hour conference on Saturday, March 7 at Texas State Technical College designed to educate parents and caregivers of children afflicted with ASD on how to develop strategies to deal with the disorder.

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

FCCLA students visit J.P. Cowen

February 18, 2015

Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) recently visited J.P. Cowen Early Childhood Center to spread the word about the importance of nutrition. Members worked very hard in weeks leading up to this visit.

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

DeLeon wins contest

February 18, 2015

The winner of the Sweetwater Reporter and Sweetwater Floral Valentine’s Day drawing for a dozen roses was Lexi DeLeon. She is the daughter of Matt and Stacey DeLeon.

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