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February 5th, 2015

RPMH once again holds 24-hour treadmill walkathon

February 5, 2015

In an effort to raise awareness of the dangers of cardiovascular diseases, Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) will once again hold a 24-Hour Treadmill Walkathon, Feb. 20-21, 2015. Set to step off at 2 p.m. on Feb. 20, the event will take place at the hospital’s new Community Wellness Center with proceeds benefiting the American Heart Association.

Learn more in Thursday's edition, by subscribing to our e-edition or in print.

Today's local events

February 5, 2015

Today, February 5, the Rolling Plains Unit of Retired School Personnel would like to invite all retired school employees to their meeting at Bee's Flowers and Gifts for lunch at 11:30 a.m. The program will be a presentation about robotics with a short business meeting to follow.
Also, all Sweetwater Farm, Minor and Major League players must attend try-outs before they will be drafted to a team. Try-outs will be tonight from 6-8 p.m. at the Sweetwater Little League Fields in Newman Park.

Sweetwater's forecast for Thursday

February 5, 2015

Today will be mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny with a high near 46. Winds will be from the north at 5 to 10 mph, with wind chill values between 20 and 30 early. In the afternoon, winds will shift to the south-southwest.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 34 and southern winds at 5 to 10 mph.
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February 4th

Sex offender sentenced to 10 years

February 4, 2015

A Sweetwater man had his probation revoked Monday in the 32nd Judicial Court, resulting in a 10-year prison sentence ordered by Judge Glen Harrison.

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

Cub Scouts visit newspaper office

February 4, 2015

The Tiger Cub Scouts Pack 146 recently toured the Sweetwater Reporter office to learn about each department and how they all work together to produce the newspaper. Pictured (in no particular order) are Jack Foster, Reece Kidd, Brady Kilgore, Lucas Palacios, Blaine Maestas, Christian Valenzuela and Joey Valenzuela. The tour wrapped up with a visit to the press room to learn how the newspaper is printed.

Wednesday's weather for Sweetwater

February 4, 2015

This morning, we'll see patchy fog before 9 a.m. Otherwise, expect mostly sunny skies, with a high near 64 and breezy winds from the west-southwest at 10 to 15 mph. Winds will change to the north at 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
We'll have mostly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 26 and blustery winds from the north at 20 to 25 mph. Gusts could get as high as 35 mph, and after midnight, winds will decrease to 10 to 15 mph.
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February 3rd

SW-NC Welfare Association seeks funds

February 3, 2015

Becky Medina, director of the Sweetwater-Nolan County Welfare Association, said the office's funds designated for emergency assistance are critically low.

Learn more in Tuesday's edition, in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

RSB to host chamber coffee

February 3, 2015

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Coffee at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 4, at Roscoe State Bank, located at 209 Cedar. John Jay is the CEO/President, while John Davis is the local branch president.

Read more in Tuesday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

Local forecast for Tuesday

February 3, 2015

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 60. Winds will be from the south around 15 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 40 and southern winds around 15 mph.
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SHS robotics teams place at TCEA competition

February 3, 2015

Sweetwater High School's Mustang Robotics competed in the TCEA (Texas Computer Education Association) this Saturday, Jan. 24, at Clyde High School. Four teams competed with one team advancing to the state competition on May 2.

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

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