June 4th, 2015

Roscoe Collegiate students selected to visit NASA as high school aerospace scholars

June 4, 2015

Cassandra Chavira and Jasmine Chavira of Roscoe Collegiate High School in Roscoe have been selected to travel to NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC) this summer to participate in the High School Aerospace Scholars project (HAS).

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Saturday is free fishing day in Texas

June 4, 2015

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.

Learn more in Thursday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Thursday's local weather outlook

June 4, 2015

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.
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June 3rd

SEED places second in 2015 WindPower Photo Contest

June 3, 2015

Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development (SEED) placed second in the 2015 National WindPower Photo Contest in the wind farm category.  The second place photo is shown.

Learn more in Wednesday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

County conservation partners host local work group meeting

June 3, 2015

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.

Get all the details in Wednesday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

FFB, SPD form partnership to stop financial exploitation of elderly

June 3, 2015

First Financial Bank, N.A., and the Sweetwater Police Department joined together to launch an Elderly Financial Exploitation and Abuse awareness and prevention program. The program began in March in all First Financial Bank locations in the Sweetwater area.

Read more in Wednesday's print edition or subscribe to our e-edition.

2015 area summer sports camps schedule

June 3, 2015

Summer camps held in Sweetwater will include basketball, volleyball, baseball, softball, football and tennis. Roscoe will hold sports camps for football and basketball.

Find more information in Wednesday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Fighting Hornet Awards given at Highland banquet

June 3, 2015

Gaga Soedarsono and Sabrina Romero received the Fighting Hornet Award at Highland High School’s recent end-of-the year athletic banquet.

Wednesday's local forecast

June 3, 2015

Today will be sunny with a high near 90. Winds will be from the south around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 68 and south-southeast winds around 15 mph. Gusts could get as high as 25 mph.
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June 2nd

Leadership Sweetwater class graduates

June 2, 2015

This year's Leadership Sweetwater participants graduated with a dinner and ceremony at Texas State Technical College. Shown are graduates including (back row, from left to right) Dr. Ron Morris, Sweetwater Independent School District; Jared Kupcak, Buzzi Unicem, USA; Stacy Dove, Roscoe State Bank; Mary Reeves, Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce; Michael Ables, National WWII WASP Museum; Chris Bibb, Texas National Bank; Tatiana Rodriguez, Sweetwater Reporter; Larissa Place, Ludlum Measurements; and Orlando Lara, First Financial Bank.

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