March 21st, 2015
A pair of rising country music stars plucked from the clubs along Broadway in Nashville, Tenn. are set to meet a trio of seasoned Austin musicians at what promoters have dubbed "Nashville City Limits." In a one-of-a-kind performance, Music City U.S.A. will merge with the Live Music Capitol of the World.
And it's all going down at the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium on Saturday, March 28.
Chef Curtis Stone makes a delicious juice your kids will love.
The Sweetwater-Snyder district softball opener scheduled for 5 p.m. today has been moved to Snyder. The varsity game will still be held at 5 p.m., with the JV game to immediately follow. Today's games were originally scheduled to be played in Sweetwater but were moved due to the rainy weather that hit this morning.
Sweetwater is 3-2 for this season after defeating Ballinger, 8-5, Monday on a walk-off three-run homer by Abby Garcia in the bottom of the seventh inning.
Snyder is 10-5 overall and ranked No. 13 in the state, but lost 10-8 Tuesday in eight innings to Lubbock Coronado.
Churches featured in this week's Religion page are: Avondale Baptist Church, 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, and Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
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The HOBY (Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership) representative for Sweetwater High School this year is Kaitlyn Foster (left), and Amber Smith has been selected alternate. Both girls will attend summer leadership camp in Austin where they will be involved in activities to strengthen their leadership abilities and ultimately make a positive impact in their community. Both girls are juniors.
This Sunday, March 22 will be the first Sunday for Kevin Shipp in the official role of pastor at Avondale Baptist Church.
For the past seven months, Shipp served in the role of Interim Pastor at Avondale. Last Sunday, the church voted to call him as their leader.
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Endless delectable dishes, sweet treats and all the beverages you can drink will be for taking at the upcoming Taste of Sweetwater, which is set for Monday, April 13, at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex building.
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Teams from Big Spring to the Permian Basin to Abilene and Sweetwater to San Angelo will compete March 27 in this yearâ€™s 11th Annual Hoops, Dreams and Goals Basketball Tournament at Howard Collegeâ€™s Dorothy Garrett Coliseum.
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After losing four of five games at Abileneâ€™s three-day tournament and having all its scheduled games this week affected by weather, Sweetwaterâ€™s baseball team got good news Thursday.
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The Sweetwater High School softball team entertains Snyder in its District 2-4A opener at 5 p.m. today. Standing from left are manager Sarah Valdez, Jaya Atkins, Megan Holsey, Cierra Knox, Audrey Rule, Maddie Berry, Abby Garcia, Savanna Hall, Lauren Jones; and kneeling, Sonora Medellin, Marissa Moncada, Annaliese Espinoza, Rebecca Gonzales, Naomi Gonzales, Morgan Gomez. Tony Heredia is the coach.