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April 1st, 2015

WTCAC prepares for annual banquet

April 1, 2015

The month of April is Child Abuse Awareness Month, and on Tuesday, April 7 at 6:30 p.m., the West Texas Children's Advocacy Center (WTCAC) will once again host the Annual Child Abuse Awareness Banquet at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex.

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

City code enforcement offers spring tips

April 1, 2015

The city code enforcement office would like to remind residents to not place limbs, brush, grass clippings or furniture in the alleys or street right-of-way next to dumpsters. Doing so is illegal and can obstruct the passage of waste management trucks that empty the city's dumpsters. Piles of debris can also serve as an attractive home for mice, skunks, snakes and other critters who find their way into the city.

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

Wednesday's local weather

April 1, 2015

Today we'll have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with mostly sunny skies and a high near 85. Winds will be from the south around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 64 and breezy winds from the south at 15 to 20 mph.
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March 31st

Students can donate to Library Tag Day

March 31, 2015

This year's Library Tag Day will take place on Wednesday, April 1 and has extended to the three local elementary schools, SIS (Sweetwater Intermediate School) and SMS (Sweetwater Middle School). Students can make a minimum donation of 25 cents and will receive a "Library Tag" to show that they have donated.

Recent high winds cause damage

March 31, 2015

Recent high winds in Sweetwater caused damage around town, including on Texas Street. Shown are Luis Flores and Titus Flores with the large tree that was uprooted in their back yard.

AgriLife Extension’s Lower Rolling Plains Agricultural Conference set for April 1

March 31, 2015

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Lower Rolling Plains Agricultural Conference from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 1 at the Scurry Coliseum, 900 E. Coliseum Drive in Snyder.

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

TSTC Fitness Center to host Chamber Coffee

March 31, 2015

The April Chamber Coffee will be hosted by the Texas State Technical College West Texas Fitness Center, located at 300 Homer K. Taylor Drive. The event will take place at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 1, 2015.

Learn more about the facility in Tuesday's print edition or our e-edition (subscription required).

More details emerge in will case

March 31, 2015

A well-known defense attorney who is charged with multiple felonies. A bail bondsman who may have forged a will. And millions in assets from a dead accused pedophile that remain frozen until authorities can sort it all out.

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

Tuesday's local forecast

March 31, 2015

Today will be partly sunny, with a high near 86 and south-southwest winds at 10 to 15 mph. After 1 p.m., we'll have a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Those rain chances will remain tonight, with mostly cloudy skies and a low around 62. Winds will be from the south around 10 mph.
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March 30th

Hospital celebrates local physicians on special day

March 30, 2015

Every day, millions of physicians care for patients in hospitals and other medical facilities. Doctors see us not only when we are well, but also when we are sick or injured. Join Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) on March 30 to celebrate physicians in the community, and across the nation, as part of National Doctor’s Day.

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

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