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March 10th, 2015
A disagreement between county employees took place during a meeting of the Nolan County Commissioners Court Monday about how the countyâ€™s payroll system is set up.
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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.
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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.
The 57th annual Round-Up will be held March 13-15, at the Nolan County Coliseum complex, and several events will be held.
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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.Â They will be offering the fecal occult blood test.
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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.
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The Sweetwater Jaycees, Sweetwater Independent School District and Region 14 Education Service Center presented a multi-region video conference program focused on rattlesnakes recently.
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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 â€”Â known within the organization as Roosters â€” believe that the tradition the civic group started will keep going strong after they're long gone.
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This yearâ€™s Ridinâ€™ for Cash Bull Bash proved to be another successful event, as $8,613 was raised from ticket sales, raffle tickets and t-shirt sales.
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