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March 13th, 2015

Cuellar to appear back in court

March 13, 2015

Judge will decide if convicted sex offender will receive new trial

Convicted on three counts of aggravated sexual assault of three minor children in his care, Joe Frank Cuellar received three life sentence for his crimes in January.
On Monday, 32nd Judicial District Court Judge Glen Harrison — who presided over Cuellar's trial — will determine whether the 60-year-old Sweetwater man should be tried again.
The motion for a new trial was filed by Cuellar's defense attorney, Chris Hartman.

Fugitive Friday: Gaylon Lekee Williams

March 13, 2015

Nolan County Law Enforcement is actively searching for a 21 year old fugitive who’s been avoiding detection by law enforcement. Gaylon Lekee Williams, a repeat offender, who has compiled several arrests in Nolan County, is wanted on the strength of outstanding warrant #18748, issued out of the 1st Multicounty Court at Law. Williams was last known to be living in Sweetwater, at the Apple Creek Apartment Complex, #906.

Foust crowned 2015 Miss Snake Charmer

March 13, 2015

The annual Miss Snake Charmer pageant was full of surprises and unique talent. Mikeilah Foust, a junior at Sweetwater High School, was crowned Miss Snake Charmer and was chosen by her fellow contestants as Miss Congeniality. She also won the talent portion of the contest with her rendition of the classic Etta James song, “At Last.” She is the daughter of Richard and Vicki Foust of Sweetwater.
Runner-up Casey Whoolery-Pratt, a senior at Sweetwater High School, performed Disney favorite “Let it Go” with her flute. She is the daughter of Heath and Misty Whoolery-Pratt.

Miss Texas leads parade

March 13, 2015

Miss Texas, Monique Evans, struck a pose for the Rattlesnake Review parade Thursday. See more parade photos in our Friday edition or our E-Edition.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Listen To The New Song From Disney's 'Frozen Fever'

March 13, 2015

Disney releases the new song, “Make Today the Perfect Day,” from the "Frozen Fever" short film.

March 12th

TSTC’s 50th Anniversary Mustang to debut in Round-Up parade

March 12, 2015

Texas State Technical College’s Golden Anniversary icon, the 1965 Rangoon Red Ford Mustang convertible, is making its Sweetwater debut at the March 12 Rattlesnake Round-Up parade. TSTC celebrates its 50th Anniversary April 22, 2015.

Get all the details in Thursday's print edition or e-edition (subscription required).

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.
Visit to learn more.

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.

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