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March 20th, 2015
The HOBY (Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership) representative for Sweetwater High School this year is Kaitlyn Foster (left), and Amber Smith has been selected alternate. Both girls will attend summer leadership camp in Austin where they will be involved in activities to strengthen their leadership abilities and ultimately make a positive impact in their community. Both girls are juniors.
This Sunday, March 22 will be the first Sunday for Kevin Shipp in the official role of pastor at Avondale Baptist Church.
For the past seven months, Shipp served in the role of Interim Pastor at Avondale. Last Sunday, the church voted to call him as their leader.
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Endless delectable dishes, sweet treats and all the beverages you can drink will be for taking at the upcoming Taste of Sweetwater, which is set for Monday, April 13, at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex building.
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Teams from Big Spring to the Permian Basin to Abilene and Sweetwater to San Angelo will compete March 27 in this yearâ€™s 11th Annual Hoops, Dreams and Goals Basketball Tournament at Howard Collegeâ€™s Dorothy Garrett Coliseum.
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Today, we'll have a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with cloudy skies and a high near 59. Winds will be from the north at 5 to 15 mph.
Those rain chances will decrease to 20 percent tonight, with cloudy skies remaining and a low around 48. Winds from the northeast around 5 mph will become calm in the evening.
Rain chances will stay in the area through Sunday, with Saturday's high in the mid 60s with a low around 50. We'll reach the mid 70s by Sunday, with a low in the lower 50s that night.
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Sweetwater Fire Chief Grant Madden has three positions to fill within his ranks, but he shouldn't have too much trouble finding candidates for the job.
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The Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) recently held their spring quarterly meeting in Austin. Commissioner Mila Gibson of Sweetwater is pleased to announce that at the meeting, TCA Commissioners approved grant funding for the Sweetwater Independent School District, the County-City Library and the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium (SMA).
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Today, we'll have a 20% chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1 p.m. Expect mostly cloudy skies, with a high near 77 and southwest winds at 10 to 15 mph.
Those rain chances will increase to 50 percent, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 50. Winds from the south-southwest at 5 to 15 mph will shift to the north-northeast after midnight.
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Achieve Dental of Sweetwater recently contributed over 250 toothbrushes and tubes of toothpaste to the Emmanuel Fellowship Haiti Mission Team.
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Dave Densmore, 70, eldest son of Beth Densmore of Sweetwater and the late Dr. Al Densmore,Â was among six honorees Thursday night at the 25th annual induction ceremonies for the International Drag Racing Hall of Fame. DensmoreÂ received the Founders Award from Hall of Fame creator and drag racing legend Don Garlits.
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