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September 17th, 2014

World’s brightest 5K coming to TSTC Saturday

September 17, 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."

Read the full story in Wednesday's print edition.

Events scheduled today at library

September 17, 2014

Two events are scheduled today, September 17 at the County-City Library.
The Adult Literacy/ESL class will meet at 9:30 a.m. Instructors will help you learn to read, improve your reading skills, improve your English skills or help you read to your children.
And at 2 p.m., the library will have a Home School Story Hour. Library staff will have activities for students while parents meet together.
Call 235-4978 for more information.

Wednesday's local forecast

September 17, 2014

Today, we'll have a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with mostly cloudy conditions and a high near 88. Winds will be from the south around 5 mph, becoming west in the afternoon.
Those rain chances will drop down to 40 percent tonight, with mostly cloudy skies and a low around 68. Winds will come from the east around 5 mph.
Visit to learn more.

September 16th

City officials tour new PD

September 16, 2014

Sweetwater Police Chief Brian Frieda (third from right) speaks to city officials during a tour of the new police department which is under construction at Avenue A and Musgrove. The project is slated to be complete by January 2015.

Team Chip TKD to host Done With Bullying event Saturday

September 16, 2014

Team Chip TKD Sweetwater is taking a stand against a rising problem with America's youth. They have joined forces with the MAAB (Martial Artists Against Bullying) Organization, to bring the "Done with Bullying" program to the community. A few students of Team Chip were chosen to take part in the training and become certified peer mediators for the program. 

See the full story in Tuesday's print edition.

APPLAUSE music series opens Oct. 4 with ‘Broadway Lights’

September 16, 2014

Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium opens its new Applause Music Series with the production of “Broadway Lights” on Oct. 4. Kicking off a season of musical wonder, the concert brings Broadway classics to Sweetwater – with a Texan twist.
“Broadway Lights” builds off the success of a pre-season concert with Sweetwater Municipal Band, directed by Billy Weems and special guests Annika Johansson, Brandon Wilhelm, and Rick Piersall accompanied by Martha Taylor.

See the full story in Tuesday's print edition.

Kiwanis Club to host pancake supper Friday

September 16, 2014

The Sweetwater Kiwanis Club is gearing up for their annual pancake supper set for Friday night, Sept. 19, at the Sweetwater High School Cafeteria. The fundraiser will be held just before the Sweetwater Mustangs vs. Snyder Tigers football game. Serving begins at 5 p.m. and continues until 7 p.m. The Kiwanis welcomes all take-out orders.

Read the full story in Tuesday's print edition.

Tuesday's local events

September 16, 2014

Today, September 16, the Friends of the Library will meet at 9:30 a.m. in the Community Room. Anyone interested is invited to attend and join the Friends of the Library.
They will be discussing upcoming projects. The group is open to anyone, any age who wants to help the library. For more information call 235-4978.

Sweetwater's forecast for Tuesday

September 16, 2014

Today, we'll have a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 82. Winds will come from the south-southeast around 5 mph.
Expect those rain chances to decrease to 20% tonight, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 69. Winds will be from the east around 5 mph, shifting to the south-southeast after midnight.
Visit to learn more.

September 15th

Sept. 13 proclaimed Randy Rodriguez Day

September 15, 2014

Nolan County came together on Saturday morning for a great celebration to make one little boy's wish come true.
In partnership with the Make a Wish Foundation, a large parade took place at Newman Park for Randy Rodriguez, a six-year-old first grader at Southeast Elementary who was recently diagnosed with a terminal brain tumor and is already under hospice care.

Find the full story and more photos in Monday's print edition.

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