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September 6th, 2014

Jury sentences man to five years

September 6, 2014

Others also enter pleas during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings

Rodolfo Garza, Jr. was sentenced to five years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice by a jury of his peers recently during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings.

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Senate candidate Perry addresses local women

September 6, 2014

Just days away from the Sept. 9 special election being held to fill the vacant Senate District 28 seat, Charles Perry made one last stop in Sweetwater Thursday.

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September 5th

Many activities this month for local churches

September 5, 2014

The following churches are featured in this week's Religion section: Avondale Baptist Church, Broadway Baptist Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (The Mormons).

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Early detection key to overcoming ovarian cancer

September 5, 2014

Ovarian cancer causes more cancer deaths than any other cancer of the female reproductive system. To help curb the trend, Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) is joining a nationwide initiative this September to promote ovarian cancer awareness.
“Ovarian cancer is fifth leading cause of cancer deaths in women age 35-74,” says Dr. Jennifer Liedtke, a Family Practice physician at RPMH. “That’s why it is important to get regular pelvic exams and pay attention to even the most unusual symptom.”

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Color Dash at TSTC Sept. 20

September 5, 2014

The public is invited to participate in a local Color Dash on Saturday, Sept. 20, at 10:30 a.m. starting and ending at TSTC Sweetwater Campus.
"This fun, family-friendly event is going to be a big difference maker — it's your city's brightest 5k run/walk," said event organizers. "The Color Dash is a fun-filled experience for walkers, runners and people of all ages, shapes and sizes."

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Warren CAT representatives speak to TSTC students

September 5, 2014

Warren CAT Career Development Program Specialist Karen Buenrostro presents the benefits of working for CAT with Diesel students at Texas State Technical College in Sweetwater. 

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Broadway Baptist to honor area teachers this Sunday

September 5, 2014

Broadway Baptist Church, located at 710 East Third in Sweetwater, will have a Teacher Appreciation Service on Sunday, Sept. 7, at 10:30 a.m. to honor all Nolan County teachers.
The special service will recognize the efforts made by area teachers as they work with their students on a daily basis. A gift will be given and a prayer of blessing and encouragement will also be made over the teachers as they continue with the school year.

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Several events slated for this weekend

September 5, 2014

For tonight's varsity football game, September 5 at Muleshoe, there will be no pre-sale tickets. They will sell all tickets at the gate at the time of the game.
On Saturday, September 6, the Sweetwater Rifle and Pistol Club will conduct a Sight-In Day for anyone wanting to sight in their rifles for the up and coming hunting season from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Their range is located on the east side of Avenger Field Airport. The gate entrance is on the north side of Loop 170 to the airport just across from the SRPC building.

Weekend weather for Sweetwater

September 5, 2014

Today will be partly sunny with a high near 92. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph, and we'll also have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Those rain chance will increase to 30 percent tonight, with mostly cloudy skies and a low around 69. Winds will come from the east at 5 to 10 mph.
For the weekend, we'll start off with a 50% chance of rain, which will gradually increase to 20% by Sunday. Highs will in the mid 80s with lows in the upper 60s/lower 70s. Winds will come from the north and northeast throughout most of the weekend.
Learn more now at weather.gov.

September 4th

VIDEO: Joan Rivers Has Passed Away

September 4, 2014

The 81-year-old comedy icon has died
 

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