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March 9th, 2015

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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VIDEO OF THE DAY: 7 Tips For Delicious Burgers

March 6, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 7 Tips For Delicious Burgers

First United Methodist Church to have garage sale fundraiser

March 6, 2015

Churches featured in this week's Religion page are: Aglow International, Bethel Assembly of Sweetwater, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, Trinity Baptist Church and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

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DECA competes at State level, sending four to Internationals

March 6, 2015

Several Sweetwater High School students competed at the DECA State competition in Dallas last week. Moving to Internationals are Blake Cumbie, Madison Jones, Caroline Brennan and Casey Whoolery-Pratt.

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Firefighters respond to another vehicle blaze

March 6, 2015

The Sweetwater Fire Department responded to a third vehicle fire in one week on Thursday afternoon around 1:35 p.m. First responders were called to mile marker 248 east bound on Interstate 20.

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Isaiah McGee picked up the only win for Sweetwater’s boys track team Saturday at a meet held in...
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