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March 26th, 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.
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.
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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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.
Several Sweetwater High School choir and band students were honored with resolutions for advancing to state competition during Thursday nightâ€™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.
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.
The Nolan County Republican Party held its Republican Convention on Saturday, March 22.
Larry May, Nolan County Republican Chairman, was elected unanimously as presiding Chairman of the Nolan County Republican Convention 2014.
The Nolan County Republican Convention also elected Donnie McKinney as Precinct Chairman for Nolan County Precinct 1. McKinney was officially placed as Chairman Precinct 1 by Republican Chairman, Larry May.
Today will be sunny with a high near 58. Winds will be from the northeast at 10 to 15 mph, shifting to the east-southeast in the afternoon.
Expect mostly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 43 and breezy winds from the east-southeast at 15 to 20 mph. After 1 a.m., we'll have a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Mrs. Mulanax's third grade class at East Ridge Elementary School welcomed in Spring with the daffodils they planted in the fall.
They collected the most box tops in the third grade for one period and their reward was getting to plant bulbs with PTO member Jana Hall.
On Sunday, March 9, 2014, the Nolan County Sheriffâ€™s Office received a report of a burglary that occurred at a building located in the 6000 block of Interstate Highway 20 in Sweetwater. It was reported that sometime on Friday, March 7, 2014 between the hours of 6:30 p.m. and 9:12 p.m. an unknown person(s) entered a building and took an assortment of tools ranging from power drills, impacts, a toolbox, drill bits, handsaw, battery charger, timing light and a welding machine. The combined value of the items taken is valued at approximately $4,295.82.