April 1st, 2015
Today we'll have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with mostly sunny skies and a high near 85. Winds will be from the south around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 64 and breezy winds from the south at 15 to 20 mph.
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This year's Library Tag Day will take place on Wednesday, April 1 and has extended to the three local elementary schools, SIS (Sweetwater Intermediate School) and SMS (Sweetwater Middle School). Students can make a minimum donation of 25 cents and will receive a "Library Tag" to show that they have donated.
Recent high winds in Sweetwater caused damage around town, including on Texas Street. Shown are Luis Flores and Titus Flores with the large tree that was uprooted in their back yard.
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Lower Rolling Plains Agricultural Conference from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 1 at the Scurry Coliseum, 900 E. Coliseum Drive in Snyder.
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The April Chamber Coffee will be hosted by the Texas State Technical College West Texas Fitness Center, located at 300 Homer K. Taylor Drive. The event will take place at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 1, 2015.
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A well-known defense attorney who is charged with multiple felonies. A bail bondsman who may have forged a will. And millions in assets from a dead accused pedophile that remain frozen until authorities can sort it all out.
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Junior varsity softball players for Sweetwater this year include, bottom row kneeling from left, Jacinda Garcia, Marisa Gonzales, Alexe Alcala, Bianca Robledo; standing, coach Riley Jo Dunlap, Sonora Medellin, Texas Williams, Valorie Munoz, Alyna Rodriguez. Not pictured is Ainsleigh Nelson. The team lost to Lamesaâ€™s JV team 5-4 in its most recent game last Friday, and will host Lubbock Estacadoâ€™s JV at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Receiving all-tournament honors for the Sweetwater High School softball team at its recent Classic held in February were, from left, Cierra Knox, Maddie Berry, Savanna Hall, Jaya Atkins, Morgan Gomez and Annaliese Espinoza. Also pictured is coach Riley Jo Dunlap.
Two Roscoe boys had top-3 finishes at the San Angelo Relays last weekend. Kevin Lavalais placed second in the 200 dash (23.93) while Max Nemir placed third in the 300 hurdles (42.2). Roscoeâ€™s boys sprint and mile relays also competed but did not make the finals. Roscoe was one of the two smallest schools in its Class 2A-4A division.
The Sweetwater High School tennis team competed on Friday at a tournament held in Snyder. Sweetwater will play again on Thursday when it hosts Wall in a dual match.
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