April 17th, 2015

Thompson Square to perform at Nolan County Fair

April 17, 2015

In conjunction with the 2nd Annual Nolan County Fair, country music duo Thompson Square will perform in Sweetwater on Saturday, October 10, 2015, at the Nolan County Coliseum. Gates will open at 6 p.m.

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Sears Hometown Store in Sweetwater refreshes appliance retail strategy

April 17, 2015

SWEETWATER, Texas -- Evolving to meet changing consumer needs and to embrace its nationwide branding as "America's Appliance Experts," the refresh of the Sears Hometown and Outlet Store in Sweetwater culminates with a grand reopening celebration April 23-25, 2015 at 604 East Broadway. The store includes a new product assortment, redesigned merchandising, new fixtures & signage, and comprehensive employee training, among other changes.

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Highland Heights collecting items for Samaritan Hospitality House in Colorado City

April 17, 2015

Churches featured in this week's Religion page are: Bethel Assembly of Sweetwater, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, First Baptist Church, and First Presbyterian Church.

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Nolan County Heart Walk takes place Saturday

April 17, 2015

The Nolan County Heart Walk will be held this Saturday, April 18, with registration taking place at 9 a.m. at the Sweetwater High School field house.
The official walk will start at 9:30 a.m. from the field house, with this year's route taking place in the residential areas around the field house.

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TSTC hosts first Windy Day

April 17, 2015

Texas State Technical College (TSTC) hosted the First Annual Windy Day for dual enrollment students. The students, parents and counselors from Colorado City, ATEMS and Eastland high schools visited the Sweetwater campus where they met with TSTC faculty, toured the facilities, climbed in the training lab and took a field trip to TSTC’s wind turbine which is located eight miles from campus. 

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Local sports calendar

April 17, 2015

Cancelled: Sweetwater JV Red hosts Lamesa, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity will play Lamesa at Hermleigh, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity will play Lamesa at Hermleigh, 6 p.m.
Highland varsity athletes compete at district meet, Gail (Borden County HS).
Blackwell junior high teams host district meet.
Sweetwater JV White vs. Ira at Rotan, 2:30 p.m.

Sweetwater, Lamesa play at Hermleigh

April 17, 2015

Hermleigh will be hosting softball and baseball games today between Sweetwater and Lamesa after coaches decided to move the games — due to expected rain today — to a neutral site.

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Hunt is one shot from state berth

April 17, 2015

LUBBOCK — Sweetwater junior Michael Hunt’s bid to make the state golf tournament in Austin was denied a second straight year, after finishing one shot behind three other boys medalists Thursday at the Region I-4A tournament held at Shadow Hills Golf Course.

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Weekend weather for Sweetwater

April 17, 2015

Today will be partly sunny with a high near 70. Winds will be from the south around 10 mph. We'll also have a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms; some storms could be severe with large hail and damaging winds.
Those rain chances will decrease to 30 percent tonight, with partly cloudy skies and a low around 58. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph.
This weekend, we'll see highs in the upper 70s/lower 80s, with lows in the low to mid 50s. Winds from the southwest on Saturday will transition to the north by Sunday evening.
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April 16th

Sweetwater ISD offers tuition based Pre-K program

April 16, 2015

Sweetwater ISD offers a tuition-supported pre-kindergarten program (Pre-K) at the Southeast Elementary campus for the 2015-2016 school year.

Find some facts about the program in Thursday's edition, either in print or our e-edition (subscription required).

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