March 3rd, 2015

Jones wins all-district recognition

March 3, 2015

Maddie Jones of Sweet-water, the team’s floor leader this season, has been named to the All-District 2-4A girls basketball team.

Find the list of the all-district team in Tuesday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Tuesday's local forecast

March 3, 2015

Today will be mostly cloudy with a high near 69. Winds will be from the south-southwest at 10 to 15 mph, becoming light, south-southeast winds in the afternoon.
Expect a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with mostly cloudy skies and a low around 42. Winds will be light and variable wind, shifting to the northeast at 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
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March 2nd

Highland girls' season ends

March 2, 2015

The Highland girls basketball team’s great season came to an end Saturday, when Garden City rallied for a 37-33 win in their Region II-1A semifinal that was played in Abilene. Pictured is Madison Moseley (12) driving past a Garden City defender.

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Help for the asking and more

March 2, 2015

Hidden away in sometimes the most quiet, unassuming places lies special resource places of interest for veterans, their families and supporters — a clearinghouse where one can find direction to help them initiate various processes that will help them in the quality of life issue.

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

New food service coming to SISD

March 2, 2015

Sweetwater Independent School District officials have selected Chartwells, an independent food service, to direct the breakfast and lunch programs at all SISD campuses. The company, which is part of Compass Group, a corporate conglomerate, will fully implement its new menu by the beginning of the 2015-16 school year.

Read more in Monday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

Weekly sports calendar

March 2, 2015

Sweetwater JV White at Wall (season opener), 4 p.m.
Blackwell boys and girls at Eden tournament.
Sweetwater varsity at Midland Greenwood (season opener), 6 p.m.
Sweetwater JV Red hosts Midland Greenwood JV (season opener), 6 p.m.
Sweetwater JV girls will play at Abilene tournament (Maxwell Golf Course).
Blackwell boys and girls at Eden tournament.
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams will play at Kermit at 5 and 6:30 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater varsity teams at Andrews (dual match) starting at 4 p.m.

GC rallies past Highland

March 2, 2015

ABILENE — After basi-cally dominating the first two quarters of Saturday’s Region II-1A semifinal over a team they had eliminated in the regional finals each of the past two years, foul trouble and a fierce Garden City press caught up to the Highland girls basketball team at Abilene Christian University. It resulted in a 37-33 loss as the Lady Kats advanced to Sunday’s re-gional final.

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

Local weather for Monday

March 2, 2015

This morning, we'll have a chance of drizzle with some patchy fog, then a slight chance of rain after noon. Otherwise, expect cloudy skies and a high near 40, with northern wind around 5 mph becoming eastern in the afternoon.
For tonight, there will be 20 percent chance of showers, with cloudy conditions and a low around 39. Winds will be from the east at 5 to 10 mph, shifting to the south after midnight.
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SISD students honored with resolutions

March 2, 2015

Mya Jackson, a student at Sweetwater Middle School, was honored with a resolution at the recent Sweetwater ISD Board of Trustees meeting for qualifying for the state-level competition in archery.
Sweetwater High School student Alexis Martinez recently earned a seat in the ATSSB All-State Band and was honored with a resolution at the meeting as well.

Author Alison Moore to attend local book club meeting

March 2, 2015

Let's Talk Books, the book club of the County-City Library, is proud to announce that Alison Moore, author of "Riders on the Orphan Train," will be at its next meeting held on Tuesday, March 3 at noon in the library's Community Room.

Find out more in our weekend edition, by subscribing to our e-edition or in print.

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