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March 27th, 2014

Facilities committee planned for SISD

March 27, 2014

Updates on district-wide maintenance and facilities were given as part of the report presented by Sweetwater ISD Superintendent Terry Pittman on Thursday evening at the SISD Board of Trustees' meeting.
The board has been considering several individuals to make up a facilities committee, as the district is well aware of the ongoing construction and expansion projects taking place in the community.

Sweetwater's forecast for Thursday

March 27, 2014

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 85. Winds will be breezy from the southwest at 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 53 and breezy winds from the west-southwest at 15 to 20 mph. Winds will decrease to 10 to 15 mph in the evening.
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March 26th

Red Night this Friday

March 26, 2014

This Friday will be Red Night at the Sweetwater Mustang Baseball game against the Wylie Bulldogs at 7 p.m. Those wearing red will get in the game free!
The first 50 wearing red to enter the game will receive a red ticket at the gate for a free popcorn and soft drink.

Hospital board election cancelled

March 26, 2014

At the Monday night meeting of the Nolan County Hospital District's board of directors, approval was given to cancel the board election, due to the fact that there were no opposed candidates.
However, board members will be considering a candidate for a replacement for the unexpired term for District 1 between now and next month's meeting.

SFSA opening ceremonies

March 26, 2014

Sweetwater Fastpitch Softball Association held its opening ceremonies Saturday at Fraley Park for girls ages 5-14.
A total of 15 teams are participating in the league, which is divided up into five age divisions. Several games were played Saturday at the park following the introduction of each teams' players and coaches.

Sweetwater ISD looks to implement e-books

March 26, 2014

The Sweetwater ISD Board of Trustees approved a change in the school calendar for the snow/ice make-up days during their meeting held on Thursday night.
Friday, April 18 and Monday, May 26 will now be regular school days for the district instead of the Good Friday and Memorial Day holidays.

Local weather for Wednesday

March 26, 2014

Today, we'll have a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Otherwise, it will be partly sunny, with a high near 68 and windy conditions from the south at 15 to 20 mph. Winds will increase to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 57 and breezy winds from the south at 20 to 25 mph. Gusts could get as high as 35 mph.
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March 25th

Kiwanis Club to host first scholarship golf tournament

March 25, 2014

The Kiwanis Club of Sweetwater is hosting its first-ever scholarship golf tournament in conjunction with the Sweetwater Country Club.
The event will be held on Saturday, March 29, with registration starting at 8:30 a.m. and tee times starting at 9 a.m. Entry fees are $45 per person (pre-registration) or $50 for those registering on the day of the tournament.
Fees include green fee, cart and range balls. While the event is a four-person scramble, single participants can register and will be accepted.

SHS music students honored

March 25, 2014

Several Sweetwater High School choir and band students were honored with resolutions for advancing to state competition during Thursday night’s meeting of the Sweetwater ISD Board of Trustees.
Four Sweetwater High School choir students recently qualified for the UIL State Solo and Ensemble contest. Pictured are SISD choir director Jenny Doggett; choir students Dylan Jimenez, Eliza Delgado, Kilanie Arpin, and Allison Winslett; and SHS principal Stacy Jones.

Bids received at County Commission meeting

March 25, 2014

Several bids were received during Monday's Nolan County Commissioners meeting.
Two bids were received for 70,000 tons of grade 3 or 4 crushed rock, while one bid was received for approximately 165,000 gallons of AC5 paving materials and an unspecified amount of MC30. In addition, two bids were received for crushed 1-3/4" minus flex-based road base materials.
However, a decision for the awarding of the bids will be made at a later date so that the commissioners can take time to look over the bids.

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