October 8th, 2014

JV team remains on a roll

October 8, 2014

Sweetwater High School’s JV team routed Lubbock Estacado 25-7, 25-6 in sub-varsity volleyball action here Tuesday, as Coach Al Miller’s Lady Mustangs improved to 4-0 in district play.

Read more in Wednesday's print edition.

Local events for Wednesday

October 8, 2014

The immunization clinic at the Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department for today, October 8, has been cancelled. The next immunization clinic will be on Wednesday, October 15.
And tonight, Fields of Faith will be held in the Mustang Bowl. Doors will open up at 6:30 p.m., with hotdogs and drinks available free of charge.
The event will officially start at 7 p.m. There will be worship, (led by One Less Stone), testimonies from students at schools in the Nolan county area, a message from an FCA pastor and a time of prayer for everyone who is there.

Wednesday's local weather

October 8, 2014

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 90. Winds will be breezy and from the south at 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 67 and southern winds around 15 mph.
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October 7th

Many attend Broadway Lights dinner, show

October 7, 2014

The Applause Music Series kicked off in Sweetwater on Saturday night, with a dinner at the Sweetwater Country Club held before the Broadway Lights production at the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium. Many guests attended the dinner, which included floral arrangements donated by Gene Fox of Sweetwater Floral.

Find more photos in Tuesday's print edition.

Bealls opens Estee Lauder/Clinique counter

October 7, 2014

Bealls recently opened their Estee Lauder/Clinique counters with a ribbon cutting. Many attended the event, which included giveaways of sample bags and free makeup samples. Shown (from left to right) are Cussondra Carey; Michelle Barton, the counter manager from Big Spring; Jennifer Lotzenhiser, Sweetwater store manager; and Kylan Utley.

SMS cross country medalists

October 7, 2014

Pictured in no particular order are Sweetwater Middle School’s medalists at the Clyde Lake Invitational cross country meet, all among the top 20 individual runners in their age division. They are Alex Gallegos, Reese Hayes, Elijah Kent, Joshua Camacho, Mathew Hernandez, Rylan Hayes, Noah Garza, Tony Padilla and Nevaeh Sarabia.
Find results from SMS and SHS competitions in Tuesday's edition in Sports.

8th grade White still unbeaten

October 7, 2014

The Sweetwater Middle School eighth grade White football team is now 4-0 after last Thursday’s 24-6 win over Anson. But the seventh grade Red team is still winless after their 16-6 defeat vs. Anson.

Read more in Tuesday's print edition.

October 6th

VFW supports Mustangs

October 6, 2014

Sweetwater VFW Post 2479 Commander, Lionel Mendez is showing support by making the VFW's annual Mustang reward cards purchase from varsity Mustang football player, Branson Guelker.

Learn more in Monday's print edition.

Local columnist Bill Tinsley releases his Civil War saga as an Amazon e-book

October 6, 2014

Bill Tinsley, who writes a weekly faith column for the Sweetwater Reporter, has released his book, Bold Springs, as an e-book available on Amazon .
When Texas votes to secede and joins the Confederacy in 1861, Texans on both sides of the issue find their lives changed forever. Undercurrents of Secession tear at the fabric of a tiny town near the banks of the Brazos River. The majority of the men in Bold Springs join up to defend the South from Yankee intrusion.

Read the full story in Monday's print edition.

Thompson first SHS graduate of the year

October 6, 2014

Caleb Thompson is the first senior class member at Sweetwater High School to graduate this year. A special graduation service was held at Hendrick Hospital in Abilene.

Learn more in Monday's print edition.

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