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November 12th, 2014

Wednesday's local events

November 12, 2014

Today, November 12, the Adult Literacy/ESL class will meet at the County-City Library at 9:30 a.m.
Instructors will help you learn to read, improve your reading skills, improve your English skills or help you read to your children. Call 235-4978 for more information
And tonight, a community pep rally will take place for the Sweetwater Mustangs and Lady Mustangs as they are playoff bound. The pep rally will take place at the Nolan County Courthouse with the Pop Sensations performing at 7:30 p.m. and the pep rally beginning at 8 p.m.

Local weather for Wednesday

November 12, 2014

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 36. Winds will be breezy with a north-northeast wind at 15 to 20 mph, making chill values between 10 and 20.
Expect mostly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 21 and north-northeast winds remaining around 15 mph. Wind chill values could range between 8 and 18.
Learn more at weather.gov.

November 11th

Sweetwater ISD team prepares for Nov. 12 community pep rally

November 11, 2014

On Nov. 10, 2014, a group of Sweetwater ISD sponsors and administrators were walking the square just north of the Nolan County Courthouse in preparation for the community-wide pep rally on Wednesday, Nov. 12. Community member, Beth Maxwell said, "It's great to see them prepare for a special event like our community pep rally. We are proud of the Sweetwater teams and want to show our appreciation at the pep rally."

Local VFW hosts flag raising ceremony

November 11, 2014

Sweetwater VFW Post 2479 hosted its annual flag raising ceremonies this morning at 7 a.m. Shown are members of the Nolan County Honor Guard Tommy Millett, Lionel Mendez and Richard Posey and bugler Billy Weems during the ceremony.

Find more photos in Tuesday's edition.

Brookshire’s donates to WTCAC

November 11, 2014

Ricky Cunningham, Brookshire's store director, presented Peggy Parrott (center) and Madison Black of the West Texas Children's Advocacy Center a $2,000 check Monday as part of a company-wide fundraising project.

Tuesday's local activities

November 11, 2014

Today, November 11, Sweetwater American Legion Auxiliary Unit #109 will be distributing poppies at K-Mart from 9 a.m. until noon.
Proceeds from the donations for the poppies are used for rehabilitation and welfare programs for veterans. The poppies are made by hospitalized and disabled veterans.
Also, the 10th annual KXOX Veterans Shout-Out will air from 1-4 p.m. with host Kyle Davian. It will include patriotic shout-outs, music and information on help sources and volunteer opportunities.

Local Veterans Day forecast

November 11, 2014

Your Veterans' Day forecast will be sunny with a high near 46. Winds will be breezy and from the north at 15 to 20 mph, decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 24 and wind chill values between 13 and 18. Winds will be from the north-northeast around 10 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

November 10th

Golden moment

November 10, 2014

Sweetwater’s Bray Amos (3) and Isaiah McGee pose with the gold ball that the Mustangs received for winning the outright District 2-4A, Division II title on Friday after their 57-6 win over Lamesa.
One of the players was misidentified in the Sunday edition of the paper.

Four area football teams will begin playoffs this week

November 10, 2014

Nolan County will be well represented when the Texas high school football playoffs begin this week.
All four county schools are participating. Sweetwater and Roscoe will both have games Thursday, and Highland and Blackwell are set to have their bi-district games Friday.

Read more in Monday's edition.

TNB donates water to Sweetwater Fire Department

November 10, 2014

Texas National Bank recently donated water to the Sweetwater Fire Department. Pictured from left to right are Evan Goodman, Casey King, Zach Williams and Mike Fernandez.

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