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June 3rd, 2015

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.

Wednesday's local forecast

June 3, 2015

Today will be sunny with a high near 90. Winds will be from the south around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 68 and south-southeast winds around 15 mph. Gusts could get as high as 25 mph.
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June 2nd

Leadership Sweetwater class graduates

June 2, 2015

This year's Leadership Sweetwater participants graduated with a dinner and ceremony at Texas State Technical College. Shown are graduates including (back row, from left to right) Dr. Ron Morris, Sweetwater Independent School District; Jared Kupcak, Buzzi Unicem, USA; Stacy Dove, Roscoe State Bank; Mary Reeves, Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce; Michael Ables, National WWII WASP Museum; Chris Bibb, Texas National Bank; Tatiana Rodriguez, Sweetwater Reporter; Larissa Place, Ludlum Measurements; and Orlando Lara, First Financial Bank.

"CHAOS" kicks off June 3 at 4th and Elm Church of Christ

June 2, 2015

For the fourth year, 4th and Elm Church of Christ is ready to dive into some "CHAOS" this summer.
Starting on June 3, the local church will hold its summertime children's program each Wednesday night from 7 p.m. until 8:15 p.m., in a format similar to Vacation Bible School (VBS).

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

Sweetwater Life Magazine to host Chamber Coffee

June 2, 2015

The June Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce coffee event will be hosted by Sweetwater Life Magazine at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 3. The coffee will take place at Microtel Inn and Suites, located at 9416 North I-20.

Local forecast for Tuesday

June 2, 2015

Today, we'll have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with mostly sunny skies and a high near 89. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
For tonight, expect a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8 p.m. Otherwise, we should see partly cloudy conditions, with a low around 68 and southern winds at 10 to 15 mph. Gusts could get as high as 25 mph.
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June 1st

Stacie Rená to perform as opening act at second Nolan County Fair

June 1, 2015

One of the opening acts for country music duo Thompson Square at this year's Nolan County Fair, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Nolan County Coliseum, will be local artist Stacie Rená, a young woman who has a passion for singing. She loves to express herself through music.

Find out more in Monday's edition, either in print or subscribing to our e-edition.

NCF awards scholarships to local graduates

June 1, 2015

Due to excellent support, both in sponsors and in having 105 players participate in the annual Nolan County Foundation (NCF) Golf Classic for Scholarships held on April 18 at the Sweetwater Country Club, the NCF announced awards to spring graduates from Blackwell High School, Highland High School, Roscoe High School and Sweetwater High School.

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

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