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May 15th, 2015

Future Sweetwater class graduates

May 15, 2015

Future Sweetwater class of 2014-2015 members — made up of Sweetwater High School sophomores — graduated with a dinner and ceremony at Texas State Technical College this week. Future Sweetwater is a nine month program designed to provide information about municipal, county and state government and the responsibilities of leadership positions in an effort to create a pool of potential community leaders. It is offered to SHS sophomores annually.

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May 15, 2015

Local weekend weather outlook

May 15, 2015

Today we'll have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with partly sunny skies and a high near 83. Winds will be from the south around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Those rain chances will increase to 50 percent tonight, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 67. Winds will be breezy and from the south-southeast at 15 to 20 mph.
Rain chances will be in the area throughout the entire weekend, with weekend highs in the middle 80s and lows in the low to mid 60s. Breezy winds on Saturday will decrease to around 5 mph by Sunday night.
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May 14th

Man receives two years for meth

May 14, 2015

A jury of 12 found Jessie Lee Deboard, 30, guilty of possession of a controlled substance, namely methamphetamine on Tuesday, then sentenced Deboard to two years in a Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) facility — the maximum punishment allowed for the crime — on Wednesday in the 32nd Judicial District Court.

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

Chamber welcomes Studio 6 to Sweetwater

May 14, 2015

Members of the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce and Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Studio 6 Extended Stay, located at 501 NE Georgia. General Manager Rocky Bhatka is shown cutting the ceremonial ribbon.

Brookshire’s launches third annual Gatorade promotion to benefit first responders

May 14, 2015

With the hot summer months approaching, Brookshire’s has once again teamed up with Gatorade to keep local emergency first responders throughout Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas hydrated as they work to keep our communities safe.
Today through June 9, customers will receive 200 bonus yourpoints for every five 32 oz. bottles of Gatorade purchased in a single transaction at any Brookshire’s location.

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

Thursday's weather for Sweetwater

May 14, 2015

Today will be partly sunny with a high near 81. Winds will be from the south around 15 mph, and after 1 p.m. a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms will enter the area. Some of the storms could be severe.
Those rain chances will increase to 50% tonight, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 65. Winds will be from the south-southeast around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
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May 13th

Burnett joins practice of Dr. Liedtke at RPMH

May 13, 2015

Dr. Jennifer Liedtke and office staff, along with Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital, are pleased to announce the addition of Bri Burnett, FNP to her practice. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Liedtke or Bri, call the office at 235-6819. The office is open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday with walk-in clinic from 7-8 a.m. and also from 12-1 p.m.

Commission talks finances at budget retreat

May 13, 2015

Following a short meeting at city hall, the Sweetwater City Commission attended its annual budget retreat in one of the training rooms at the police department. City Manager Eddie Brown said the affair went smoothly, and that the city's finances are in order.

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

Microtel welcomed to Sweetwater

May 13, 2015

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Microtel Inn & Suites by Windham on Tuesday to welcome the new hotel to Sweetwater. Many members of the community, along with Chamber Ambassadors, attended the event and enjoyed a catered lunch and tours of the hotel after the ceremony. General Manager Brandon Mills is shown cutting the ceremonial ribbon.

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