May 1st, 2015
The recent rains that have fallen in the area have offered some immediate relief, but according to Dale Adams, general manager of the Wes-Tex Groundwater Conservation District (GCD) in Nolan County, the precipitation has not led to a long-term remedy.
âWeâre still in a drought,â said Adams. âThe rain has made the grass a little greener, but weâre not seeing it in our lakes.â
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The Deep Creek Art Festival is a juried art show and sale hosting area artists. The Festival will be held at the Scurry County Coliseum, 900 E Coliseum Blvd. on May 8-9.
The invitation only Patronâs Preview is Friday, May 8th from 5-6 pm. The Festival is open to the public Friday 6 - 9 pm. and Saturday 10 am- 4 pm.
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Churches featured in this week's Religion page are: Bethel Assembly of Sweetwater, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, and Highland Heights United Methodist Church.
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Preserving the building that Pioneer Museum Director Melonnie Hicks said "houses the community's heritage" has become a priority â not just for Hicks, but city and county officials as well.
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Local healthcare provider to speak on their success of clinical document improvement project:
Members of the clinical document improvement (CDI) project team were recently invited to speak at the Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. (CPSI) National Conference in Sandestin, Fla., April 14-17. The team spoke on their success of implementing clinical documentation improvement.
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FRIDAY, MAY 1
Game 1 â Sweetwater vs. Pampa at Lubbock Coro-nado High School, 6 p.m.
Sweetwater boys and girls qualifiers at Region I-4A meet, Texas Tech Universityâs Fuller Track, Lubbock.
Roscoe boys and girls qua-lifiers at Region I-2A meet, Ratliff Stadium, Odessa.
Highland and Blackwell boys and girls qualifiers at Region II-1A meet, Angelo State Universityâs LeGrand Stadium, San Angelo.
SATURDAY, MAY 2
Two years ago when a history-making Sweetwater softball team last made it to the playoffs, the Lady Mustangs lost 5-0 to Pampa at Lubbock Coronado High School in the second round in a one-game matchup.
Today, with a lineup that has five players from the 2013 team, Sweetwater returns to the same location to face Pampa in a first-round playoff â only this time with a best-of-3 setup. Game 2 â and Game 3, if necessary â will also be held at Lubbock Coronado. The eventual winner faces Fort Stockton or San Elizar-io in the second round.
Sweetwaterâs baseball team will be the No. 2 seed from District 2-4A entering this yearâs playoffs after finishing in a tie with Big Spring for first place at the end of the regular season. The teams held a coin flip at Wednesdayâs district meeting, rather than having a one-game playoff, in order to decide seeding after finishing 8-2 in district. Sweetwaterâs bi-district foe will be the third-place team in District 1-4A.
With the 141st annual Kentucky Derby right around the bend, we're bringing you a list of things you might not have known about the iconic horse race.
Today will be sunny with a high near 82. Winds will be from the south-southwest around 10 mph, becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 56 and southeastern winds around 10 mph.
This weekend, we'll see highs in the mid 80s with lows in the upper 50s/lower 60s. Winds will gradually increase throughout Saturday and Sunday, with gusts as high as 25 mph on Sunday evening.
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