June 5th, 2015
Isaiah McGee was recently chosen as âMr. Mustangâ at Sweetwater High School.
McGee was one of five recently-graduated SHS senior athletes who was nominated for the honor, along with Bray Amos, Ty Crain, Kaegan Jeffrey and J.P. Poe. McGee participated in football â where he won all-state and all-area recognition â basketball, baseball and track. He was also named all-district in baseball and was a regional qualifier in track.
Sweetwater will be playing in a 7-on-7 football state qualifying tournament held in Brock on Saturday.
The state qualifying event at Brock will have 16 teams divided into four pools and Sweetwater plays each of the other three teams in its pool, beginning with Springtown at 10 a.m.
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You'll be dying to try these 16 different kinds of delicious donuts!
Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 89. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 67 and southeast winds at 5 to 10 mph.
For the weekend, we'll see sunny skies and highs in the lower 90s. Lows will be in the upper 60s, with winds varying from the south and southeast between 5 and 15 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.
Sweetwater Life Magazine was the host of this monthâs Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce coffee event. Chamber members enjoyed networking and snacks, while learning about the magazine at Microtel Inn & Suites on Interstate 20.
Find more photos in Thursday's edition, either in print or our e-edition (subscription required).
Cassandra Chavira and Jasmine Chavira of Roscoe Collegiate High School in Roscoe have been selected to travel to NASAâs Johnson Space Center (JSC) this summer to participate in the High School Aerospace Scholars project (HAS).
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June 6 is Free Fishing Day in Texas. Each year, on the first Saturday of June, all fishing license requirements are waived for any body of water in Texas. In Texas, children 16 and younger are not required to buy a fishing license, but most anglers 17 and older must be fully licensed.
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Today will be sunny with a high near 89. Winds will be from the south-southeast around 15 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 67 and south-southeast winds at 10 to 15 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.
Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development (SEED) placed second in the 2015 National WindPower Photo Contest in the wind farm category.Â The second place photo is shown.
Learn more in Wednesday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Nolan Soil and Water Conservation District cordially invite the public to attend their 2015 Local Working Group (LWG) meeting Tuesday, June 9, from 9:30-10:30 a.m.
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