November 26th, 2014

Thursday's local activities

November 26, 2014

Today, November 27, the Sweetwater Jaycees will have their 30th Annual Thanksgiving Day Feed from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sweetwater Jaycee Barn, located at 307 W. Fourth Street. All meals are free to anyone in the public.
Also, there will be no residential refuse service on Thursday, Nov. 27 or 28 in order for city employees to spend the Thanksgiving holiday with their families. All residential containers will be serviced during the remainder of the holiday week.

Thanksgiving Day forecast

November 26, 2014

For your Thanksgiving Day, we'll see sunny skies with a high near 63. Winds will be from the south-southeast at 5 to 15 mph.
Tonight, expect clear skies, with a low around 43 and south-southeast winds remaining at 5 to 15 mph.
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Local weather for Wednesday

November 26, 2014

Today will be sunny with a high near 60. Winds will be from the west around 10 mph, shifting to the north-northeast in the afternoon.
Expect clear skies tonight, with a low around 35 and northeast winds around 5 mph. Winds will become south-southeastern after midnight.
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November 25th

Honk rally set to send off high school football team to third round of playoffs

November 25, 2014

Sweetwater High School Football secured a third round playoff seat against Vernon High School on Friday, Nov. 28, at 2 p.m. in Mineral Wells. The school announced today that it will sponsor a send off event for the football team and band where community members can line up in their cars along the route out of town and "honk" to show good will as the students leave for Mineral Wells.

Read more in Tuesday's edition.

Goodfellows activities draw near

November 25, 2014

Kendall Daniel is pictured sharing her Letter to Santa (shown). Kendall is the nine year old daughter of LaDawn & Tony Daniel of Sweetwater.
Recently she had the opportunity to share her letter with Santa himself. Santa was extremely touched by her very selfless P.S. to make sure he took care of those kids that don't have any toys.
Kendall and her family plan to volunteer and help Goodfellows make this Christmas a little brighter for those kids that don't have any toys.

Read more in Tuesday's edition.

Rayford Maurice Fields

November 25, 2014

After a brief illness, Rayford Maurice Fields, 69, went Home to be with his Lord and Savior.
Services will be 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 at Avondale Baptist Church with Reverend Kenneth Wilson and Reverend Kevin Shipp officiating. A graveside service will also be Wednesday at 3 p.m. in the DeLeon Cemetery officiated by Daniel Burleson directed by McCoy Funeral Home. There will be a family visitation Tuesday evening from 7-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Six area teams see action

November 25, 2014

Six of Nolan County’s area high school basketball teams are scheduled to play today before taking a short holiday break.

Read more in Tuesday's edition in Sports.

Pro Football Weekend Recap

November 25, 2014

Thursday Night Football 11/20/14

Oakland (1-10) 24 vs
Kansas City (7-4) 20

Tuesday's local forecast

November 25, 2014

Today will be sunny with a high near 57. Winds will be from the north-northwest at 5 to 15 mph, becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Expect clear skies tonight, with a low around 38 and southwest winds at 10 to 15 mph.
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November 24th

TSTC to open EMS Basic program in Sweetwater

November 24, 2014

Texas State Technical College is now accepting applications for a new program at the Sweetwater campus. In January, TSTC in Sweetwater will offer EMT-Basic.

Read more in Monday's edition.

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