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February 9th, 2015

TNB awards Good Grades Pay winners

February 9, 2015

Forty-two Sweetwater High School students made the A-Honor Roll in the third six weeks of the 2014-2015 school year and Texas National Bank continued with its commitment to recognize and award one lucky scholar from each grade with $50.

Learn more in Monday's print or e-edition.

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service to offer professional food manager certification training course

February 9, 2015

Statistics indicate that foodborne illness continues to be a health issue in the United States. Each year, 1 in 6 Americans will become sick, 128,000 will become hospitalized, and 3,000 will die due to a foodborne illness.
If under the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) jurisdiction each food establishment is required to have one certified food manager on site.

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

SHS seniors receive scholarships

February 9, 2015

Sweetwater High School Seniors Mark Ruiz and Bray Amos were recipients of the Panhandle Plains Higher Education Authority Scholarship. They will each receive $100.

Local forecast for Monday

February 9, 2015

Today will be sunny with a high near 75. Winds will be from the west around 5 mph, shifting to the east-northeast in the morning.
Expect clear conditions tonight, with a low around 47 and south-southeast winds at 5 to 15 mph.
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February 6th

Archery coach certification class held in Sweetwater

February 6, 2015

Sweetwater Middle School was recently the location for an archery coach certification class. Two local men attended and are now certified to help out with archery instruction. They were Clint Appling (Ludlum Measurements) and Jarrod Gee (SMS teacher/coach). The other individuals were from Big Spring, Burkburnett, Abilene and Fredericksburg.

Sweetwater PD dealing with staff shortages

February 6, 2015

In a matter of days, Sweetwater Police Chief Brian Frieda will have a new station boasting state-of-the art training facilities, an evidence storage room and a communications center.

Learn more in our weekend edition, by subscribing to our e-edition or in print.

GriefShare support group to begin Tuesday

February 6, 2015

GriefShare is a grief support group that is beginning in Sweetwater this week for the surrounding area.
It will be every Tuesday beginning on Feb. 10, for 13 weeks at 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, located at 309 Cedar. Those attending are asked to enter through the north door on Fourth Street to the fellowship hall. The sessions will be held in the Parlor.

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

Texas Tech meat judging team grills competition at Fort Worth Stock Show

February 6, 2015

The Texas Tech University Meat Judging Team in the Department of Animal and Food Sciences had its second dominant performance of the season, taking top honors at the Southwestern Livestock Exposition’s Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest in Fort Worth.

Read more in our weekend edition, in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Highland Heights to delivery Valentine’s Day remembrances to homebound

February 6, 2015

Churches featured in this week's Religion Page are: Avondale Baptist Church, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, Lamar Street Baptist Church, Sweetwater Bethel Assembly, and Trinity Baptist Church.

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

Let’s Talk Books celebrates eight years

February 6, 2015

Almost a decade ago, four people began a book club. On Tuesday, "Let's Talk Books"--the book club of the County-City Library--celebrated its eighth anniversary.

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

The Sweetwater High School varsity and JV girls golf teams not only hosted a tournament Wednesday...
If the bad weather that has made a mess of this week’s local high school sports schedule improves...
The Highland girls basketball team begins defending its Region II-1A title when it plays Garden...


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