May 7th, 2015
Today we'll have a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with partly sunny skies and a high near 83. Winds will be breezy and from the south-southeast at 15 to 20 mph.
Those rain chances will drop to 30 percent tonight, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 66. Winds will remain from the south-southeast around 15 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.
Sweetwater has made a change to its best-of-3 bi-district baseball playoff series with Borger this weekend.
Head coach Roland Herrera said Wednesday that the games will still be at Lubbock Monterey High School's Moegle Field starting Friday. However, the format has been altered with two games on Friday and the other game, if necessary, on Saturday at the same location.
A man recently arrested for exposing himself to children at Sweetwater Middle School has racked up more charges, as well as inspired fear among some residents.
Read more in Wednesday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.
The Kiwanis Club of Sweetwater, in collaboration with the Sweetwater Country Club, is hosting its second annual golf tournament on Saturday, May 9, 2015. The tournament is a four man scramble. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and tee off is at 9:00 a.m.
Get more details in Wednesday's edition, either in print or our e-edition (subscription required).
Sweetwater FFA Cotton Classing team earned 2nd place at the State contest held recently at Texas Tech. Team members are Colton Scott, Leah Warren (3rd high individual), Alyssa Soles (6th high individual), and Marissa Sanchez. This cotton team was the third Sweetwater Team to place in the top 2 at state for the third year in a row. FFA teams have also been traveling to more State contests in College Station.
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is a common virus that is spread through sexual contact. Most of the time HPV has no symptoms so people do not know they have it. There are approximately 40 different types of HPV that can infect the human mucosal surfaces of men and women, most infections are asymptomatic and transient. However, certain cancerous types that persist can cause cervical cancer and other, less common cancers, including cancers of the anus, penis, vulva, vagina, and oropharynx (back of throat including base of tongue and tonsils).
Aida Pantoja, Reception Chair, has gathered an outstanding committee of cooks, mostly from Holy Spirit Catholic Parish, to join her providing an outstanding APPLAUSE Reception following the MUSICA LATINA Concert.
Get all the details in Tuesday's print edition or by subscribing to our e-edition.
What was formerly known as Blow Out or Project Graduation â€” which provides drug and alcohol-free activities for high school students to attend the night of graduation â€” has become Senior Send-Off this year.
In addition to the name change, there will be some improvements to the event, according to Carola Martin, a senior parent and instructional technology teacher.
Learn more in Tuesday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.
The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Coffee at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at the National WASP WWII Museum, located at 210 Avenger Field Road.
Hannah Allen is going back to the state meet.
The Highland junior will be going for the third year in a row, this time as a wild card entry in both girls hurdles after finishing third in both at the Region II-1A meet that was held at Angelo State University.
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