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November 25th, 2014

Tuesday's local forecast

November 25, 2014

Today will be sunny with a high near 57. Winds will be from the north-northwest at 5 to 15 mph, becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Expect clear skies tonight, with a low around 38 and southwest winds at 10 to 15 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

November 24th

TSTC to open EMS Basic program in Sweetwater

November 24, 2014

Texas State Technical College is now accepting applications for a new program at the Sweetwater campus. In January, TSTC in Sweetwater will offer EMT-Basic.

Read more in Monday's edition.

City announces holiday schedule

November 24, 2014

There will be no residential refuse service on Thursday, Nov. 27 or 28 in order for city employees to spend the Thanksgiving holiday with their families. All residential containers will be serviced during the remainder of the holiday week.

Read more in Monday's edition.

Chamber welcomes Achieve Dental

November 24, 2014

Members of the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce and Chamber Ambassadors, as well as members of the community welcomed Achieve Dental to Sweetwater with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Achieve Dental is located at 309 NE Georgia Avenue Suite #124 at the office number is 325-236-6902.

Read more in Monday's edition.

RPMH recognized for performance leadership in quality

November 24, 2014

Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital announced it has been recognized by iVantage Health Analytics for overall excellence in quality, reflecting top quartile performance among all acute care hospitals in the nation.

Read more in Monday's edition.

Special visitor for Caleb Thompson

November 24, 2014

Caleb Thompson received a surprise visit from State Representative Susan King recently. She presented him with a Texas flag that had been flown over the State Capitol in Austin. This flag was presented to Caleb for inspiring those around him and in recognition of his extraordinary advocacy work on behalf of Texans with disabilities.

Local forecast for Monday

November 24, 2014

Today will be sunny with a high near 58. Winds will be from the west-southwest at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 34 and south-southwest winds around 5 mph. Winds will shift to the northwest after midnight.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

November 22nd

Winning salute

November 22, 2014

Sweetwater's Isaiah McGee (5) gives out a touchdown salute while Michael Lawrence joins him in the end zone during the team's 46-14 area playoff win over Bridgeport on Friday. McGee caught two touchdown passes in the game and Lawrence one for the Mustangs, as they improved to 12-0 while advancing to face Vernon in the regional playoffs. That game will be played at Mineral Wells starting at 2 p.m. this Friday. Read more about the win in our weekend edition.

Banks warn consumers of scams

November 22, 2014

Ever since cell phones, social media networks and email became fixtures in most of our lives, scams and the con men behind them have grown prevalent, too.
There is a vast array of online fraud, but some scams in particular are being noticed by local banks. The most commonly seen as of late, according to bank officials, run the gamut from attempts to gather personal information to commit identity theft to false promises of companionship.

Sweet Saturday planned in Sweetwater

November 22, 2014

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce and local retailers are working together to celebrate “SWEET SATURDAY” on Saturday, Nov. 29 in conjunction with the nationally recognized “Small Business Saturday.”
"Forget Black Friday battles and skip the huge stores and long lines. Shop in our area small businesses," says Chamber Executive Vice President Leah Andrews.

GRAPE CREEK — Three players hit double figures as the Sweetwater boys easily defeated Grape Creek,...
Four Sweetwater High School athletes — offensive lineman Ty Crain, receiver Michael Lawrence,...
TUESDAY, DEC. 16 Sweetwater boys at Grape Creek — JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p.m. Roscoe girls...

 

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