June 1st, 2015
One of the opening acts for country music duo Thompson Square at this year's Nolan County Fair, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Nolan County Coliseum, will be local artist Stacie RenĂˇ, a young woman who has a passion for singing. She loves to express herself through music.
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Due to excellent support, both in sponsors and in having 105 players participate in the annual Nolan County Foundation (NCF) Golf Classic for Scholarships held on April 18 at the Sweetwater Country Club, the NCF announced awards to spring graduates from Blackwell High School, Highland High School, Roscoe High School and Sweetwater High School.
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Shown is the Brazos River where it crosses Highway 283 south of Throckmorton.
Four Sweetwater Little League teams began play on Saturday at single-elimination District 5 tournaments in the Big Country area.
But only one of them â€” the Major League (ages 11-12) Red Sox â€” was able to advance to the second round as they beat the Abilene Southern Royals, 7-1.
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Sweetwaterâ€™s Major League (ages 11-12) Storm played Saturday at a District 5 Little League tournament, losing to the Snyder Brewers 10-5 in Snyder. Players are (in no particular order) Joseph Beall, Logan Cornutt, Ethan Cortez, Jacob Cunningham, Corbin Gomez, Andy Hermosillio, Leo Holsey, Hector Medina, Antonio Neri, Austin Ramirez, Jacob Rosas, Ezra Stewart and Jonathan Gallegos. The teamâ€™s coaches are Andrew Medina, Tony Cortez and Tim Holsey.
It's that time of year when word whizzes under 15 years old sweat it out on stage spelling words you didn't even know existed. Bloomberg's David Gura breaks down the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 89. Winds will be from the south-southeast around 10 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 65 and south-southeast winds around 10 mph.
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Roscoe and Sweetwater are hosting several camps in the month of June for various sports include basketball, volleyball, football, baseball and softball.
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Roscoe Collegiate has an-nounced its plans to hold a girls and boys basketball Summer Shootout, with the dates set for June 11-12.
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Sweetwaterâ€™s Minor League (ages 9-10) Storm began play at a District 5 Little League tournament this weekend. Players are (in no particular order) Cash Barnes, Ian Cortez, Keegan Encizo, Jadyn Forbes, Ricco Garcia, Stason Hernandez, Brycen Mann, Jordan Rodriguez, Aden Tolentino, Javier Vasquez and Cedric Ware. The teamâ€™s coaches are Keven Mann, Ricco Garcia and Toby Forbes. The Storm placed first in league play.