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February 6th, 2015

Highland Heights to delivery Valentine’s Day remembrances to homebound

February 6, 2015

Churches featured in this week's Religion Page are: Avondale Baptist Church, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, Lamar Street Baptist Church, Sweetwater Bethel Assembly, and Trinity Baptist Church.

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

Let’s Talk Books celebrates eight years

February 6, 2015

Almost a decade ago, four people began a book club. On Tuesday, "Let's Talk Books"--the book club of the County-City Library--celebrated its eighth anniversary.

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

Practical Prodigies learn about the stock market

February 6, 2015

Two local cultural centers, the National WASP WWII Museum and the Pioneer Museum have formed an alliance with Sweetwater Intermediate School (SIS) to create a new program: Practical Prodigies. Ten Sweetwater Intermediate School students, who were chosen after a unique application process, will attend 10 sessions, each with a different theme and focal point.

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

Weekend weather for Sweetwater

February 6, 2015

Today will be sunny with a high near 68. Winds will be from the south-southwest at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect clear skies tonight, with a low around 46 and southwest winds at 10 to 15 mph.
This weekend, we'll warm up to around 80 on Saturday and dip down to the low 70s by Sunday. Lows will be in the mid to upper 40s, with winds from the southwest on Saturday shifting to the north and northeast on Sunday.
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February 5th

Mustangs stay close to home on National Signing Day

February 5, 2015

Sweetwater's Ty Crain and Isaiah McGee will be taking their football talents to the college ranks. On Wednesday (National Signing Day), the two Mustangs made the announcement at a special ceremony that was held at the Sweetwater High School library.

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RPMH once again holds 24-hour treadmill walkathon

February 5, 2015

In an effort to raise awareness of the dangers of cardiovascular diseases, Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) will once again hold a 24-Hour Treadmill Walkathon, Feb. 20-21, 2015. Set to step off at 2 p.m. on Feb. 20, the event will take place at the hospital’s new Community Wellness Center with proceeds benefiting the American Heart Association.

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

Today's local events

February 5, 2015

Today, February 5, the Rolling Plains Unit of Retired School Personnel would like to invite all retired school employees to their meeting at Bee's Flowers and Gifts for lunch at 11:30 a.m. The program will be a presentation about robotics with a short business meeting to follow.
Also, all Sweetwater Farm, Minor and Major League players must attend try-outs before they will be drafted to a team. Try-outs will be tonight from 6-8 p.m. at the Sweetwater Little League Fields in Newman Park.

Sweetwater's forecast for Thursday

February 5, 2015

Today will be mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny with a high near 46. Winds will be from the north at 5 to 10 mph, with wind chill values between 20 and 30 early. In the afternoon, winds will shift to the south-southwest.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 34 and southern winds at 5 to 10 mph.
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February 4th

Sex offender sentenced to 10 years

February 4, 2015

A Sweetwater man had his probation revoked Monday in the 32nd Judicial Court, resulting in a 10-year prison sentence ordered by Judge Glen Harrison.

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

Cub Scouts visit newspaper office

February 4, 2015

The Tiger Cub Scouts Pack 146 recently toured the Sweetwater Reporter office to learn about each department and how they all work together to produce the newspaper. Pictured (in no particular order) are Jack Foster, Reece Kidd, Brady Kilgore, Lucas Palacios, Blaine Maestas, Christian Valenzuela and Joey Valenzuela. The tour wrapped up with a visit to the press room to learn how the newspaper is printed.

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