March 6th, 2015

Jaycees offer Rattlesnake 101 to students

March 6, 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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Roosters recall Round-Up history

March 6, 2015

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 — known within the organization as Roosters — believe that the tradition the civic group started will keep going strong after they're long gone.

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Ridin’ for Cash Bull Bash raises over $8K

March 6, 2015

This year’s Ridin’ 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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VIDEO: What to watch for - Big 12 spring football

March 6, 2015

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

March 6, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 7 Tips For Delicious Burgers

First United Methodist Church to have garage sale fundraiser

March 6, 2015

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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DECA competes at State level, sending four to Internationals

March 6, 2015

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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Firefighters respond to another vehicle blaze

March 6, 2015

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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Jerry Hendrix joins FBC staff

March 6, 2015

“God is moving and I am excited to be a part of the journey at First Baptist Church,” says Jerry Hendrix, the new pastor at First Baptist Church. Jerry and his wife, Sharon, are moving to the community from Abilene. Hendrix’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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Local sports calendar

March 6, 2015

Sweetwater varsity hosts Wes Bishop Wood Bat Classic, Sportsman’s Park.
Sweetwater JV and varsity girls will play at regional preview tournament, Lubbock’s Shadow Hills Golf Course.
Sweetwater varsity boys will play at Andrews tournament.
Roscoe’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.

College Basketball Round Up- Sweet 16 Edition Midwest Region
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