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February 2nd, 2015

BREAKING NEWS: PHIL SAYS #SIXMOREWEEKSOFWINTER

February 2, 2015

Just after 7:10 a.m., the "Top Hats," also known as the members of the Groundhog Club's Inner Circle, made their ceremonial march toward the stage, beginning the keynote event of a weekend filled with activity throughout the town of Punxsutawney.

Members of the Inner Circle greeted the crowd after they worked their way through it, then it was "time to get serious about the weather," as Jeff Lundy, vice president of the Groundhog Club, announced. At that point, the official festivities began with the introductions of the members of the Inner Circle.

January 30th

Auditorium board seeking donations

January 30, 2015

The Sweetwater-Nolan County Municipal Auditorium board is seeking donations for 2015 in order to complete some upgrades to the facility, which has hosted star-studded entertainment since 1927.
Big names ranging from Elvis Presley to Fred Astaire have performed at the venue during its 88-year history and the board is attempting to renovate in order to restore the concert hall to its former glory.

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Highland ISD receives prestigious nomination

January 30, 2015

On Jan. 29, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) announced the nomination of 26 Texas public schools for national 2015 Blue Ribbon Schools recognition. The schools that have been selected were chosen as exemplary high performing schools according to state and national assessments. Each school also has a 25 percent or greater portion of their population that is economically disadvantaged.

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VIDEO OF THE DAY: 5 Super Bowl Facts That Will Change The Way You Watch

January 30, 2015

Super Bowl Prop Betters Guide

January 30, 2015

Prop Bets Guide To the Big Game

For the biggest game in all of football, you can bet on just about anything. What we have done here is selected some of our favorite things to bet on and give bold predictions. If you want some free money, read on!

SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) - How long will it take Idina Menzel to sign the US National Anthem?

Over/Under: 2 minutes 1 second

Sweetwater Bethel Assembly studying “Thrive” series

January 30, 2015

Churches featured in this week's Religion page are: Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, Lamar Street Baptist Church, Sweetwater Bethel Assembly, Trinity Baptist Church, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

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Adames sworn in as RPMH board member

January 30, 2015

Shown (at right) is Ray Adames, the newest member of the Nolan County Hospital District board of directors. Adames’ appointment was approved by the board during their meeting held Monday, Jan. 26, and he will serve as the District 1 trustee. Administering the oath of office to Adames is board president Steve Holcomb.

Cuellar gets life

January 30, 2015

A Sweetwater man accused of sexually assaulting at least three minor children received three life sentences on Thursday.

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Emmanuel Fellowship Church adding third service

January 30, 2015

Due to overcrowding at Emmanuel Fellowship Church’s worship services, plans are underway to add a third service to the Sunday morning schedule. The launch date is this Sunday, Feb. 1.

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Local hoops

January 30, 2015

FRIDAY, JAN. 30
Sweetwater girls will play at Levelland — JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater boys will play at Levelland — JV at 5 p.m., freshmen at 6:30 p.m., varsity at 8 p.m.
Roscoe will play at Albany — JV girls at 4 p.m., JV boys at 5:15 p.m., varsity girls at 6:30 p.m., varsity boys at 8 p.m.
Highland JV and varsity teams will play at Ira starting at 4 p.m.
Blackwell varsity girls and boys will host Water Valley starting at 6:15 p.m.
SATURDAY, JAN. 31
Highland junior high teams will host tournament.
Roscoe junior high teams at Highland tournament.

At Sportsman’s Park (Newman Park field) THURSDAY 11:30 a.m. — San Angelo Lake View vs. Ballinger 2...
THURSDAY, MARCH 5 Baseball Sweetwater varsity hosts Wes Bishop Wood Bat Classic, Sportsman’s Park...
After losing its first week of play to bad weather, Sweetwater’s baseball sea-son finally began...

 

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