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June 5th, 2015

Roscoe students place in speech competition

June 5, 2015

Three students from Roscoe Collegiate High School competed in the annual Texas Association of Pupil Transportation’s (TAPT) School Bus Safety Speech Competition at Region 11 Educational Service Center in Waco.
Sophomore Caleb Ward placed third in his class winning a $200 scholarship. Freshman Murissa Horton placed fifth and senior Cutter Davila placed eighth in their respective classes. Students wrote and delivered speeches about “bully free zones” on school buses to the TAPT committee, judges, parents and community members.

VIDEO: 16 Donuts To Die For

June 5, 2015

You'll be dying to try these 16 different kinds of delicious donuts!

Weekend weather for Sweetwater

June 5, 2015

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 89. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 67 and southeast winds at 5 to 10 mph.
For the weekend, we'll see sunny skies and highs in the lower 90s. Lows will be in the upper 60s, with winds varying from the south and southeast between 5 and 15 mph.
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June 4th

Sweetwater Life hosts Chamber Coffee

June 4, 2015

Sweetwater Life Magazine was the host of this month’s Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce coffee event. Chamber members enjoyed networking and snacks, while learning about the magazine at Microtel Inn & Suites on Interstate 20.

Find more photos in Thursday's edition, either in print or our e-edition (subscription required).

Roscoe Collegiate students selected to visit NASA as high school aerospace scholars

June 4, 2015

Cassandra Chavira and Jasmine Chavira of Roscoe Collegiate High School in Roscoe have been selected to travel to NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC) this summer to participate in the High School Aerospace Scholars project (HAS).

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

Saturday is free fishing day in Texas

June 4, 2015

June 6 is Free Fishing Day in Texas. Each year, on the first Saturday of June, all fishing license requirements are waived for any body of water in Texas. In Texas, children 16 and younger are not required to buy a fishing license, but most anglers 17 and older must be fully licensed.

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

Thursday's local weather outlook

June 4, 2015

Today will be sunny with a high near 89. Winds will be from the south-southeast around 15 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 67 and south-southeast winds at 10 to 15 mph.
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June 3rd

SEED places second in 2015 WindPower Photo Contest

June 3, 2015

Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development (SEED) placed second in the 2015 National WindPower Photo Contest in the wind farm category.  The second place photo is shown.

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

County conservation partners host local work group meeting

June 3, 2015

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Nolan Soil and Water Conservation District cordially invite the public to attend their 2015 Local Working Group (LWG) meeting Tuesday, June 9, from 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Get all the details in Wednesday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

FFB, SPD form partnership to stop financial exploitation of elderly

June 3, 2015

First Financial Bank, N.A., and the Sweetwater Police Department joined together to launch an Elderly Financial Exploitation and Abuse awareness and prevention program. The program began in March in all First Financial Bank locations in the Sweetwater area.

Read more in Wednesday's print edition or subscribe to our e-edition.

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