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March 10th, 2015

County to mull payroll options

March 10, 2015

A disagreement between county employees took place during a meeting of the Nolan County Commissioners Court Monday about how the county’s payroll system is set up.

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Tuesday's local forecast

March 10, 2015

This morning, we'll see some areas of fog before 11 a.m. Otherwise, expect mostly sunny skies, with a high near 65 and west-northwest winds at 5 to 10 mph. In the afternoon, winds will shift to the north.
For tonight, we should see mostly clear skies with a low around 44. Winds will be from the north around 5 mph and will become calm.
Learn more at weather.gov.

March 9th

Jaycees clean up highway 70

March 9, 2015

The Sweetwater Jaycees started their week leading up to the Round-Up on Saturday, March 7, with a highway clean-up. The Jaycees adopted the first two miles of Highway 70, which they have had for many years. Chairman of Highway Clean-up DeAnna Thomas would like to thank all the Jaycees, Roosters and Jayteens that showed up to help.

Round-Up offers activities for everyone

March 9, 2015

The 57th annual Round-Up will be held March 13-15, at the Nolan County Coliseum complex, and several events will be held.

Get all the details in Monday's print edition or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Free colorectal cancer screening offered at health department

March 9, 2015

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, so Hendrick Cancer Center of Abilene will be at the Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department, located at 301 E. 12th in Sweetwater from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, March 26. They will be offering the fecal occult blood test.

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

Sweetwater's forecast for Monday

March 9, 2015

Today, a 70% showers will be likely, with cloudy skies and a high near 52. Winds will be from the north-northeast at 5 to 10 mph.
Those rain chances will decrease to 30 percent tonight, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 44. Winds from the north-northeast at 5 to 10 mph will shift to the northwest after midnight.
Learn more at weather.gov.

March 6th

Jaycees offer Rattlesnake 101 to students

March 6, 2015

The Sweetwater Jaycees, Sweetwater Independent School District and Region 14 Education Service Center presented a multi-region video conference program focused on rattlesnakes recently.

Get all the details in our weekend edition, in print or our e-edition (subscription required).

Roosters recall Round-Up history

March 6, 2015

A lot of rattlesnakes have been captured, sold, killed and processed during the 57-year history of the Sweetwater Jaycees' World's Largest Rattlesnake Round-Up.
And the older, wiser Jaycees — known within the organization as Roosters — believe that the tradition the civic group started will keep going strong after they're long gone.

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Ridin’ for Cash Bull Bash raises over $8K

March 6, 2015

This year’s Ridin’ for Cash Bull Bash proved to be another successful event, as $8,613 was raised from ticket sales, raffle tickets and t-shirt sales.

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

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 7 Tips For Delicious Burgers

March 6, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 7 Tips For Delicious Burgers

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