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March 6th, 2015

Jerry Hendrix joins FBC staff

March 6, 2015

“God is moving and I am excited to be a part of the journey at First Baptist Church,” says Jerry Hendrix, the new pastor at First Baptist Church. Jerry and his wife, Sharon, are moving to the community from Abilene. Hendrix’s journey is a mosaic of experiences that includes Senior Pastor, Youth Minister, and even owner of Monks Coffee Shop in Downtown Abilene.

Read more in Friday's edition, either in print or our e-edition (subscription required).

Local sports calendar

March 6, 2015

FRIDAY, MARCH 6
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity hosts Wes Bishop Wood Bat Classic, Sportsman’s Park.
Golf
Sweetwater JV and varsity girls will play at regional preview tournament, Lubbock’s Shadow Hills Golf Course.
Sweetwater varsity boys will play at Andrews tournament.
Powerlifting
Roscoe’s Ashley Lara will compete at Region I, Division 3 meet at Irion County (Mertzon).
Softball
Sweetwater varsity will play at Big Spring tournament.
Track
SEASON OPENERS
Sweetwater varsity teams will compete at West Texas Relays in Odessa.
Roscoe varsity teams host Blackland-Divide Relays.

WBC set to begin today

March 6, 2015

Here is the revised sched-ule for the Wes Bishop Wood Bat Classic at Sportsman’s Park that starts today with Sweetwater playing a total of four games over two days. Thursday’s games were can-celled due to bad weather.
FRIDAY
Noon — San Angelo Lake View vs. Ballinger
2 p.m. — Pampa vs. San Angelo Lake View
4 p.m. — Sweetwater vs. Pampa
6 p.m. — Sweetwater vs. Lubbock Christian
8 p.m. — Lubbock Chris-tian vs. Ballinger
SATURDAY
10:30 a.m. — Lubbock Christian vs. San Angelo Lake View
1 p.m. — Pampa vs. Bal-linger
3:30 p.m. — Sweetwa-ter vs. San Angelo Lake View

Local weekend weather outlook

March 6, 2015

Today will be sunny with a high near 52. Winds will be from the south-southwest at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 32 and southern winds at 5 to 10 mph.
For the weekend, we'll see highs in the upper 50s with lows in the upper 30s/low 40s. Winds will remain from the south around 5 to 10 mph until Sunday night after midnight, shifting to the north-northeast. A 20% chance of rain will also enter the area on Sunday evening.
Learn more at weather.gov.

March 5th

Autism conference to be held at TSTC

March 5, 2015

Autism expert Walker Kyle will host a four-hour conference at Texas State Technical College on Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon.
The conference is designed to help parents, teachers and other caregivers of autistic children tools to help develop strategies to deal with the disorder.
To RSVP, email Kyle at scskyle1@gmail.com or call (325) 430-2606. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. Cost is $35 per person.

55th gun and coin show to accompany 57th Round-Up

March 5, 2015

With the Sweetwater Jaycees' World's Largest Rattlesnake Round-Up around the corner, Caroll Kearney is gearing up for the Sweetwater Rifle and Pistol Club's 55th annual Gun, Knife and Coin Show, which runs alongside the Round-Up.

Learn more in Thursday's edition, in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Car catches fire on I-20

March 5, 2015

A vehicle became fully engulfed in flames around 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday after the vehicle hit the center cable on Interstate 20. According to Fire Chief Grant Madden, the vehicle became engulfed quickly, but was quickly extinguished upon arrival of the Sweetwater Fire Department.

Read more in Thursday's edition, in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Car show cancelled

March 5, 2015

The Sweetwater Auto-Tire car show which was slated for Saturday at 700 E. Broadway has been cancelled to due potentially bad weather.
The car show may be postponed until the 4th of July, according to Manny Gutierrez, owner of Sweetwater Auto-Tire and car show organizer. Details will be printed as a date is finalized.

TNB hosts Chamber Coffee

March 5, 2015

Texas National Bank was this month’s host for the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce coffee event. Many Chamber members attended the networking event and enjoyed refreshments.

See more photos of the event in page 3 of Thursday's print edition or e-edition (subscription required).

TNB hosts Chamber Coffee

March 5, 2015

Texas National Bank was this month’s host for the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce coffee event. Many Chamber members attended the networking event and enjoyed refreshments.

See more photos of the event in page 3 of Thursday's print edition or e-edition (subscription required).

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