June 17th, 2015
Today, a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms will be in the area, with partly sunny skies and a high near 82. Winds will be from the north at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 68 and north-northeast winds around 5 mph. Winds will become calm in the evening.
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The summer reading program recently kicked off at the County-City Library with guest reader â€śMolly Lou Melonâ€ť (Jane Pieper). The theme for this yearâ€™s program is Super Hero Training Academy. There will be a different reader and activity each Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the library.
Meningococcal disease can refer to any illness that is caused by the type of bacteria called Neisseria meningitidis, also known as meningococcus. These illnesses are often severe and include infections of the lining of the brain and spinal cord (meningitis) and bloodstream infections (bacteremia or septicemia).
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AUSTIN â€“ The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans that as summer temperatures increase, so do does the potential for vehicular heatstroke deaths in children. Every year, children die from heatstroke after being left in a vehicle or entering a vehicle unnoticed.
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Five ex-Sweetwater High athletes and a current coach returned to the diamond this past weekend. For the athletes, it was a chance to end their high school careers by playing in summer all-star games.
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Today, we'll have a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 81. Winds will be from the north-northeast at 5 to 10 mph.
Those rain chances will decrease to about 40 percent tonight, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 68. Winds will come from the east-northeast at 5 to 10 mph.
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Angellica M. Collier, a recent graduate of Sweetwater High School is among the winners of the 2015 Peace Officersâ€™ Memorial Foundation Scholarship.
Angellicaâ€™s mother, Angie Collier, works for the Nolan County Sheriffâ€™s Office. Angellica has been accepted into West Texas A&M University and plans to major in nursing.
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At last week's City Commission meeting, City Manager Eddie Brown noted that weeds have become a major issue with Code Enforcement and Public Works as a result of the rains that fell last month.
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Roscoe State Bank held a luncheon last week to inform area retail owners about an upcoming change in the world of finance that will have an impact on how business is conducted.
The guest speaker of the event was Brian Pemberton with BancCard of Texas.
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ABILENE â€” Two enor-mous second-half plays â€” one on offense and one on defense â€” by ex-Sweetwater High star Isaiah McGee led the North all-star football team to a 21-3 win over the South on Saturday night at the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Myrle Greathouse All-Star Classic.
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