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September 18th, 2014

Leadership Sweetwater class begins

September 18, 2014

The 2013-2014 Leadership Sweetwater class started their nine month course recently at Texas State Technical College in Sweetwater. The program is sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and is a hands-on, interactive experience that allows members to have fun and bond while they learn.

Read the full story in Thursday's print edition.

Bessie Navarrette

September 18, 2014

Bessie Navarrette, 91 years old, passed away Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 from complications resulting from Ramsay Hunts Syndrome.
Bessie was preceded in death by three sons, Ysidro, Simon and David Navarrette; and her husband Francisco Navarrette. Also preceding her in death were her mother, Justa Romo Rodriquez; father, Victoriano Rodriquez; two brothers, Marcos and Monico Rodriquez; a granddaughter, Cynthia Archuleta; two nephews, Julio and Savas Rodriquez; two brothers-in-law Ruben and Ysidro Navarrette; and one sister-in-law, Alvina Alvirez.

SW-Snyder not crucial, but still big

September 18, 2014

Sweetwater and Snyder, who meet here in a non-district game at 7:30 p.m. Friday, have built one of the most heated rivalries in Texas since they first met on a football field in 1925. And it ramped up even more when both were fighting for supremacy as members of the same district — which has been the case for all but four of the past 20 years.

Read the full story in Thursday's print edition in Sports.

Story Hour set for today

September 18, 2014

Today, September 18, Story Hour at the County-City Library for parents and their children will be at 10:45 a.m. Library staff will lead the parents and children in stories and songs. Call 235-4978 for more information or go to www.sweetwaterlibrary.org.

Sweetwater's forecast for Thursday

September 18, 2014

Today, we'll have a 60% chance of showers and thunderstorms, with cloudy skies and a high near 80. Winds will be from the southeast at 5 to 10 mph, shifting to the east-northeast in the afternoon.
Expect those rain chances to drop to 40 percent tonight, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 69. Winds will come from the east-southeast around 10 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

September 17th

VIDEO: 6 Ways To Pack A Better Lunch

September 17, 2014

VIDEO: 6 Ways To Pack A Better Lunch

Red Steagall to be at local Round-Up for Rehab event

September 17, 2014

Cowboy poet/musician Red Steagall is the Honorary Chairman for Round-Up for Rehab. He will be in Sweetwater for this year’s Shrimp Peel and Auction on Tuesday, Oct. 28, at the Sweetwater Country Club. The public is invited to attend and meet Red personally at the event that raises much needed dollars for the West Texas Rehabilitation Center. Last year’s event in Sweetwater raised over $51,000.

Read the full story in Wednesday's print edition.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit grand opening event begins Thursday in Sweetwater

September 17, 2014

Jay and Ratna Devdhara’s love for cooking is what attracted them to opening a Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in their hometown of Snyder. On Thursday, Sept. 18, at 11 a.m., the couple will expand their business with a new location in Sweetwater. To celebrate their expansion, they are hosting a three-day grand opening. The first 50 guests receive gift cards worth up to $50.

Read the full story in Wednesday's print edition.

SRPC awards scholarship

September 17, 2014

Carroll Kearney, President of the Sweetwater Rifle and Pistol Club, recently presented a scholarship to Mackey Gibson of Brownwood, a first year diesel technology student at Texas State Technical College in Sweetwater. Also shown is Karen Waller, Vice President of Financial Services at TSTC.

World’s brightest 5K coming to TSTC Saturday

September 17, 2014

The public is invited to participate in a local Color Dash on Saturday, Sept. 20, at 10:30 a.m. starting and ending at TSTC Sweetwater Campus.
"This fun, family-friendly event is going to be a big difference maker — it's your city's brightest 5k run/walk," said event organizers. "The Color Dash is a fun-filled experience for walkers, runners and people of all ages, shapes and sizes."

Read the full story in Wednesday's print edition.

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