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October 10th, 2014

Fall festivals, trunk or treat events announced

October 10, 2014

The following churches are featured in this week's Religion section: Aglow International Sweetwater Community Lighthouse, Avondale Baptist Church, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, Faith Harvest Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, Lamar Street Baptist Church, and Trinity Baptist Church.

Learn more in Friday's print edition.

Grant approved for SISD, Municipal Auditorium autumn arts presentations

October 10, 2014

Sweetwater resident Mila Gibson, governor-appointed Commissioner for Texas Commission on the Arts, recently returned from a TCA meeting in Austin where Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium and Sweetwater Independent School District each received approval for grant funding for autumn arts presentations.

Learn more in Friday's print edition.

Sweetwater Softball Church League in its third year

October 10, 2014

One person's desire for a family-friendly function has grown into a community-wide gathering.
For the past three years, the Sweetwater Softball Church League has met on Tuesdays starting in August at the high school softball fields. The league was started by Todd Henderson, a member of Emmanuel Fellowship Church.

Read more in Friday's print edition.

Fuller Foods to sponsor Fourth Annual BBQ-ing in the Wind Steak Cook-Off

October 10, 2014

The Fourth Annual "BBQ-ing in the Wind" Steak Cook Off will be held on Saturday, Oct. 18, in Roscoe during the West Texas Wind Festival. The event is sponsored by Fuller Food in Colorado City.
For more information on the Fourth Annual Steak Cook-Off, contact Armstrong at 325-235-4110.

Read more in Friday's print edition.

Local weekend events

October 10, 2014

Today, October 10, SISD will have an Early Release Day. The time schedule is as follows: J.P. Cowen and Southeast Elementary — 12:15 p.m.; East Ridge Elementary — 12:20 p.m.; Sweetwater High School — 12:50 p.m.; Sweetwater Intermediate — 12:55 p.m.; and Sweetwater Middle School — 1 p.m. Dismissal time for employees will be 1:15 p.m.
Tonight, the Roscoe Plowgirl Athletic Program will have a stuffed baked potato supper before the game against Baird from 4:30-7 p.m. in the Roscoe Collegiate ISD Cafetorium.

Sweetwater's weekend weather

October 10, 2014

Today will be partly sunny with a high near 83. Winds will be from the south at 5 to 15 mph, and after 1 p.m., we'll have a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Those rain chances will bump up to 70% tonight through 1 a.m., with mostly cloudy skies and a low around 51. Winds will shift to the north at 5 to 15 mph.
For the weekend, we'll start off with rain chances, which will diminish and return on Sunday night. Expect weekend highs to increase from mid-60s on Saturday to upper 80s on Sunday, with lows in the mid 50s. Winds will vary but will increase through Sunday.

October 9th

Wind energy show comes to Sweetwater

October 9, 2014

TSTC Wind Energy Technology student Josh Lacy stands atop a mobile training tower during Wednesday's Wind Fair at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex. Safety training courses which are implemented at wind turbine sites are offered through TSTC.

Visitor screening system helps assure safety at SHS

October 9, 2014

Keeping tabs on students and faculty at a school is a task within itself, as Sweetwater High School and Sweetwater Middle School Assistant Principals Tecka Mobley and Danette Price can attest. Monitoring everyone who enters and leaves the school is an even greater responsibility, but with the help of a new software program, the staffs at Sweetwater High School and Sweetwater Middle School are hoping to better ensure safety throughout the halls and classrooms.

Read the full story in Thursday's print edition.

Roscoe Homecoming Sweethearts, Beaus to be crowned Friday night

October 9, 2014

Sweethearts and Beaus will be crowned during halftime of the Roscoe CHS Homecoming football game on Friday, Oct. 10.

Learn who the nominees are by picking up Thursday's print edition.

Local forecast for Thursday

October 9, 2014

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 86. Winds will be breezy and from the south at 15 to 20 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 69 and southern winds around 15 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

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