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July 3rd, 2014

Sweetwater's forecast for Thursday

July 3, 2014

Today, we'll see a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Otherwise, expect mostly cloudy skies and with a high near 92, with winds from the east-southeast at 5 to 10 mph.
For tonight, we should see mostly cloudy conditions with a low around 70. Winds will be from the east at 5 to 15 mph.
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July 2nd

Nolan County Amateur Radio Association hosts Field Day

July 2, 2014

The Nolan County Amateur Radio Association had Field Day at Newman Park on Saturday June 28.

Highland Heights welcomes new pastor

July 2, 2014

Jake Wade has taken on the role of pastor at Highland Heights United Methodist Church. His first service at the church was last Sunday, June 29.
Raised as a preacher's kid, Wade's father was a Baptist preacher until the family began attending the Methodist church when he was twelve years old. As a result of his father's ministry, the family would move to different towns on a regular basis.

Terry Edwin (IKEY) Love

July 2, 2014

Memorial services for Terry Edwin (IKEY) Love, 63, of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at Sweetwater Cornerstone Fellowship Church with Jackie Allison officiating.
Love died Monday, June 30, 2014 in Sweetwater.
Terry was born May 19, 1951 in Sweetwater to Curly and Louise Love. He worked at St. Petersburg College setting up main events. He served in the United States Army.

Thomas E. Paxton

July 2, 2014

Thomas E. Paxton, age 88, died on June 23, 2014.

SW gets another shot at title today vs. Wylie

July 2, 2014

Wylie will be Sweetwater’s opponent in today’s 7 p.m. Junior League (ages 13-14) losers bracket final played at Wylie’s Kirby Park.
The winner of today’s contest plays for the title at the same location Thursday, also beginning at 7 p.m., against Abilene South — which beat Sweetwater 6-5 to reach the title game when the teams met in the semi-finals on Monday.

Three other teams in SW’s pool at 7-on-7 tourney

July 2, 2014

Sweetwater will be taking on three other teams in its pool when it plays July 10-11 at the Division II state 7-on-7 championships at College Station, which has a 64-team field.

Today's local events

July 2, 2014

The Summer Reading Program, FIZZ, BOOM, READ, will continue at the County-City Library today, July 2, at 10 a.m.
The library is excited about their “Science Rocks” program, which includes cool experiments and a fun activity. If you have not picked up a reading log for your child, there will be some available at the front desk.
Logs will be due Friday, July 11. For more information, call 235-4978.

Wednesday's local weather outlook

July 2, 2014

Today will be partly sunny with a high near 92. Winds will be from the south at 5 to 10 mph, shifting to the east-northeast in the afternoon.
We'll also have a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, which will increase to 40 percent in the evening. Otherwise, expect mostly cloudy conditions with a low around 72. Winds will be from the northeast at 5 to 10 mph, becoming east-southeast after midnight.
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July 1st

TSTC PTK Chapter collects school supplies for SISD

July 1, 2014

The local Texas State Technical College Phi Theta Kappa chapter is sponsoring an annual Back to School Supply drive for Sweetwater Independent School District throughout the summer. Common supplies needed include:
• Box of quart sized plastic resealable bags;
• Box of gallon sized plastic resealable bags;
• Package of wide rule paper-150 count;
• 10 count package of #2 pencils;
• Box of 200 count Kleenex tissues;
• 9x12 construction paper-colored;
• 9x12 construction paper-manilla;
• 12x18 construction paper-colored;
• 12x18 construction paper-manilla;

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