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March 12th, 2015

Financial education and fashion at Women+Wealth+Wisdom event

March 12, 2015

The second annual Women+Wealth+Wisdom event took place at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex recently, hosted by DMI Wealth Management. Shown above is Mitch Moore introducing models before the fashion show.

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

Thursday's local forecast

March 12, 2015

Today will be sunny with a high near 69. Winds will be from the north-northeast around 5 mph.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 45 and northeast winds around 5 mph. After midnight, winds will shift to the south-southwest.
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March 11th

Destination Imagination teams heading to state

March 11, 2015

Students from Sweetwater Intermediate School recently competed at the Destination Imagination regional competition. The Structural and Scientific teams earned first place and will advance to the state tournament in Dallas.

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

Commission cancels elections, approves additional fire department ranks

March 11, 2015

The Sweetwater City Commission officially cancelled the citywide elections slated for May during Tuesday’s regular meeting at city hall.

Get all the details in Wednesday's print edition or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Deadline set for NCF scholarship applications

March 11, 2015

Members of the Nolan County Foundation Board of Directors are announcing that this year’s deadline for applying for the annual NCF Golf Classic Scholarship has been set for Friday, May 1, 2015. Each of the four Nolan County high schools has applications available for this year’s graduating seniors.

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

Wednesday's local weather

March 11, 2015

Today we'll have some patchy fog before 10 a.m. Otherwise, it will be sunny, with a high near 70 and northwest winds at 5 to 10 mph. Winds will shift to the northeast in the afternoon.
Expect clear skies tonight with a low around 45. Winds will be from the east-northeast around 5 mph, becoming calm in the evening.
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March 10th

Emmanuel Fellowship to host missions, chili and dodgeball tournament

March 10, 2015

The public is invited to join the fun Saturday, March 28, at the Texas State Technical College Student Center for the 2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off and Dodge Ball Tournament hosted by Emmanuel Fellowship Church of Sweetwater. Games and chili voting begin at 10 a.m.

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

United Way gun raffle to benefit local agencies

March 10, 2015

The drawing will be held on Sunday afternoon, March 15, at the Sweetwater Rifle and Pistol Club Gun, Knife and Coin Show in the foyer at the NCUW booth. The three prizes to be raffled are a Ruger 50th Anniversary 10/22 .22LR, a Digicam- JRC/SW 40 Cal AR and a PINK Degicam- JRC 9mm 17-RD Mag. Adjustable Stock. Prizes will be drawn in the order that they appear. Winners need not be present to win and must be able by law to own and receive a firearm. The prize is non-transferable.

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

Rattlesnake Round-Up Schedule of events announced

March 10, 2015

Theresa Cowart, Sweetwater Jaycee President and Chairman of the 57th Annual World’s Largest Rattlesnake Round-Up, has released the schedule and prices for the upcoming Round-Up on March 12-15, 2015. The Jaycees have released that they will be paying $10 per pound for live Western Diamondback Rattlesnakes. The Jaycees have collected more than 300,000 pounds of Western Diamondback Rattlesnakes since the start of the Round-Up in 1959. Cowart stated “this price will be paid all three days with no weight limit on number of pounds brought in.”

County to mull payroll options

March 10, 2015

A disagreement between county employees took place during a meeting of the Nolan County Commissioners Court Monday about how the county’s payroll system is set up.

Read more in Tuesday's edition, in print or our e-edition (subscription required).

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