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May 11th, 2015

Love’s Storage Solutions welcomed to Sweetwater

May 11, 2015

Jim Sanders (center), general manager of Love's Storage Solutions, cuts the ceremonial ribbon marking the facility's grand opening. Located on the north side of I-20 just outside of Sweetwater, Love's Storage Solutions boasts 357 individual storage units of varying sizes featuring climate control and video security. Joining Sanders are employees of Love's and members of the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce.

Monday's local forecast

May 11, 2015

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 72. Winds will be from the northeast at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 56. Winds will be from the east-northeast around 10 mph.
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Mustangs win bi-district series

May 11, 2015

The Sweetwater baseball team defeated Borger twice on Friday at Lubbock Monterey High School's Moegle Field to capture the bidistrict championship. The Mustangs will now face either Clint or Fort Stockton in the next round.

Find more information on page A6 of our weekend edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

APPLAUSE appreciation luncheon slated for Wednesday

May 11, 2015

The SMA (Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium) APPLAUSE Music Series will hold an Appreciation Luncheon this Wednesday, May 13, at noon in the TSTC Banquet Room.
Philanthropy/volunteer awards will be given to Ludlum Measurements and Newman Ranches, while Sweetwater Reporter and KXOX Radio will be given special recognition as media sponsors.

Find out more in our weekend edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Cheer camp set for June

May 11, 2015

The Mini Mustang Cheer Camp will be held June 8-11 for all girls between the age of four through completed fifth grade.
The camp will be held at Sweetwater Intermediate School, with four-year olds through completed first grade attending from 9-11:30 a.m. and completed second grade through completed fifth grade from 1-3:30 p.m.

Get more details in our weekend edition in print or our e-edition (subscription required).

National Hospital Week puts spotlight on people

May 11, 2015

A hospital is more than a place where people go to heal, it is a part of the community that fosters health and represents hope. From providing treatment and comfort to the sick, to welcoming new life into the world, hospitals are central to a healthy and optimistic community. That’s the message organizers are touting with the 2015 National Hospital Week theme, “Compassion, Commitment, Community.”

Read more in our weekend edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

May 8th

Shawn Drewitt to perform at Broadway Baptist this Sunday

May 8, 2015

Churches featured in this week's Religion page are: Aglow International Sweetwater Community Lighthouse, Avondale Baptist Church, 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, and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Read more in Friday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

FCCLA, TCEA Lego teams honored by school board

May 8, 2015

Pictured are FCCLA (Family Career and Community Leaders of America) students from Sweetwater High School (SHS), who were recently honored at the recent meeting of the Sweetwater ISD Board of Trustees for qualifying to compete at the state level of competition. Mickenzie Brownlow was also recognized for advancing to compete at the national competition.
Members of the Sweetwater High School TCEA (Texas Computer Educators Association) Lego Teams were also honored as they advanced to the state-level competition.

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

Anjelique to perform at MUSICA LATINA Concert

May 8, 2015

The SMA APPLAUSE Music Series will close its first season with a tribute to Cinco de Mayo, the MUSICA LATINA Concert, on Saturday, May 9, at 7:30 p.m. at the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium.
In addition to guest artists Los Texmaniacs and Los Lobos' David Hidalgo, the Musica Latina Concert will feature local singing sensation Anjelique.

Get all the details in Friday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Food drive this Saturday

May 8, 2015

On Saturday, May 9, letter carriers across the country will be collecting food for families in need.
It's easy to help: collect and bag non-perishable food items (like canned meats/fish, soup, juice, vegetables, pasta, cereal, peanut butter and rice), and place it by your mailbox for the letter carrier to deliver to a local food bank or pantry. Please do not include items that have expired or are in glass containers.
Learn more at or on Twitter, @StampOutHunger.

Sweetwater’s remaining three teams lost their single-elimination games in District 5 Little League...
A fundraiser was held at the Sweetwater High School gym this past Friday. The event was intended to...
Four Sweetwater Little League teams began play on Saturday at single-elimination District 5...


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