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March 4th, 2015

Blood drives in Sweetwater on March 11

March 4, 2015

Blood drives will take place in Sweetwater on Wednesday, March 11, from noon until 6 p.m. One bloodmobile will be parked at First Financial Bank and the other bloodmobile will be parked at the Lions Club building on Lamar Street.

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

VFW presents certificate to school board

March 4, 2015

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2479 Commander, Lionel Mendez, presented a certificate of appreciation to the Sweetwater ISD School Board at their recent meeting. He is shown presenting the certificate to Mark Meneses.

Wednesday's local weather

March 4, 2015

Today, we should see some rain before 1 p.m., then an 80% chance of freezing rain and sleet. Temperatures will decrease throughout the day, falling to around 29 by 5 p.m. Winds will be breezy and from the north-northeast at 10 to 15 mph, increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Gusts could get as high as 30 mph. Total daytime ice/sleet accumulation of less than a half inch is possible.
Expect freezing rain and sleet tonight before 7 p.m., then snow and sleet likely between 7 p.m. and 1 a.m. and then a chance of snow thereafter.

March 3rd

TNB to host Chamber Coffee

March 3, 2015

Texas National Bank will host the monthly Chamber of Commerce Coffee and belatedly celebrate Texas Independence Day at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 4, in the bank’s lobby at 400 East Broadway.

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

School board recognizes Intermediate robotics team

March 3, 2015

The Sweetwater Intermediate School Robotics Team, the Master Builders, recently advanced to state competition. Members of the team are Brenna Von Atzigen, Amariz Garcia and Addison Torres. Steve Withrow is their robotics coach. Shown, the team was honored at the recent Sweetwater ISD Board of Trustees meeting with a resolution.

Hepatitis B: Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department monthly focus on diseases

March 3, 2015

“Hepatitis” means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain drugs, some diseases, heavy alcohol use, and bacterial and viral infections can all cause hepatitis. Hepatitis is also the name of a family of viral infections that affect the liver; the most common types are Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C.

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

Tuesday's local forecast

March 3, 2015

Today will be mostly cloudy with a high near 69. Winds will be from the south-southwest at 10 to 15 mph, becoming light, south-southeast winds in the afternoon.
Expect a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with mostly cloudy skies and a low around 42. Winds will be light and variable wind, shifting to the northeast at 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
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March 2nd

Highland girls' season ends

March 2, 2015

The Highland girls basketball team’s great season came to an end Saturday, when Garden City rallied for a 37-33 win in their Region II-1A semifinal that was played in Abilene. Pictured is Madison Moseley (12) driving past a Garden City defender.

See the story in today's Sports section in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Help for the asking and more

March 2, 2015

Hidden away in sometimes the most quiet, unassuming places lies special resource places of interest for veterans, their families and supporters — a clearinghouse where one can find direction to help them initiate various processes that will help them in the quality of life issue.

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

New food service coming to SISD

March 2, 2015

Sweetwater Independent School District officials have selected Chartwells, an independent food service, to direct the breakfast and lunch programs at all SISD campuses. The company, which is part of Compass Group, a corporate conglomerate, will fully implement its new menu by the beginning of the 2015-16 school year.

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

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