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February 17th, 2015

Pageant contestants attend tea

February 17, 2015

This year's Miss Snake Charmer Pageant contestants attended the pageant tea Sunday at Java Jax in Sweetwater. Pictured left to right are (top row) Mikeilah Foust, Karleigh Coldiron, Taylor Soliz, Samantha Ortega, Casey Whoolery-Pratt, (bottom row) Skye Henderson, Jacy Sparks, Cheyenne Hamilton and Krista Clower. Not pictured are Abigail McPherson, Marisa Moncada and Kala Wofford. The pageant contestants will attend Media Day on Friday.

Tuesday's local forecast

February 17, 2015

Today, we'll have a 30 percent chance of snow before noon, which will usher in mostly cloudy then sunny skies with a high near 49. Winds will be from the west-northwest around 5 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 31 and west-northwest winds around 5 mph. In the evening, winds will shift to the south-southwest.
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February 16th

Do you know...

February 16, 2015

The Pioneer Museum in Sweetwater is searching for any information on this photo. Anyone with information on who the people in the photo are or leads to other information or to people who may have more information may call Melonnie Hicks or Betty Turner at the museum at 325-235-8547. Any and all information is appreciated.

NCF golf classic slated for April 18

February 16, 2015

Members of the Nolan County Foundation are announcing their annual Golf Classic has been scheduled for Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the Sweetwater Country Club. According to Homer Taylor, President and Executive Director of the NCF, this event is the main source of funds for this annual college scholarship event.

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

First graders learn about traffic safety

February 16, 2015

Valeria Zavaleta presented a traffic safety lesson to Mrs. Angie Alvarez's first grade class at Southeast Elementary. Zavaleta is a student in FCCLA and DECA at Sweetwater High School.

Robert Williams to perform at APPLAUSE concert

February 16, 2015

Robert Williams, guest artist for SMA APPLAUSE Music Series’ fourth concert “Lift Every Voice” is a native of Sweetwater. His singing began at Greater Zion Baptist Church when he was only a toddler.

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

Ridin’ for Cash Bull Bash draws near

February 16, 2015

Six years ago, a local event was started to raise awareness and money to benefit the visually impaired children in the community. This year, the “Ridin’ for Cash Bull Bash” is once again gearing up and will take place Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Nolan County Coliseum.

Learn more in our weekend edition, either in print or in our e-edition (subscription required).

February 12th

Jump Rope Team performs

February 12, 2015

The Sweetwater Intermediate School Jump Rope Team had their final Sweetwater performance of the year on Tuesday evening during half time of the Sweetwater Mustang basketball game. The team showed their jump rope and dance skills to the crowded gym. They will perform during half time of the San Antonio Spurs basketball game against the Chicago Bulls on Sunday, March 8.

Find more photos in Thursday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

Man accused of sexually assaulting a child rearrested

February 12, 2015

A Sweetwater man accused of sexually assaulting a child was arrested last Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant.

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

Inspirational concert event opens in Sweetwater Feb. 28

February 12, 2015

The Applause Music Series is continuing its acclaimed programming with “Lift Every Voice” on Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium. Sponsored by Robert and Jimmie Bender, the upcoming concert is to feature a variety of artists and musical groups performing songs of inspiration.

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

 

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