March 6th, 2015
The Sweetwater Jaycees, Sweetwater Independent School District and Region 14 Education Service Center presented a multi-region video conference program focused on rattlesnakes recently.
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A lot of rattlesnakes have been captured, sold, killed and processed during the 57-year history of the Sweetwater Jaycees' World's Largest Rattlesnake Round-Up.
And the older, wiser Jaycees â€”Â known within the organization as Roosters â€” believe that the tradition the civic group started will keep going strong after they're long gone.
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This yearâ€™s Ridinâ€™ for Cash Bull Bash proved to be another successful event, as $8,613 was raised from ticket sales, raffle tickets and t-shirt sales.
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Sports Illustrated's Ben Glicksman and Colin Becht break down the biggest storylines to watch this spring in the Big 12.
VIDEO OF THE DAY: 7 Tips For Delicious Burgers
Churches featured in this week's Religion page are: Aglow International, Bethel Assembly of Sweetwater, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, Trinity Baptist Church and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
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Several Sweetwater High School students competed at the DECA State competition in Dallas last week. Moving to Internationals are Blake Cumbie, Madison Jones, Caroline Brennan and Casey Whoolery-Pratt.
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The Sweetwater Fire Department responded to a third vehicle fire in one week on Thursday afternoon around 1:35 p.m. First responders were called to mile marker 248 east bound on Interstate 20.
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â€śGod is moving and I am excited to be a part of the journey at First Baptist Church,â€ť says Jerry Hendrix, the new pastor at First Baptist Church. Jerry and his wife, Sharon, are moving to the community from Abilene. Hendrixâ€™s journey is a mosaic of experiences that includes Senior Pastor, Youth Minister, and even owner of Monks Coffee Shop in Downtown Abilene.
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FRIDAY, MARCH 6
Sweetwater varsity hosts Wes Bishop Wood Bat Classic, Sportsmanâ€™s Park.
Sweetwater JV and varsity girls will play at regional preview tournament, Lubbockâ€™s Shadow Hills Golf Course.
Sweetwater varsity boys will play at Andrews tournament.
Roscoeâ€™s Ashley Lara will compete at Region I, Division 3 meet at Irion County (Mertzon).
Sweetwater varsity will play at Big Spring tournament.
Sweetwater varsity teams will compete at West Texas Relays in Odessa.
Roscoe varsity teams host Blackland-Divide Relays.