May 20th, 2015

Historic WWII troop carrier to visit WASP Homecoming at Avenger Field

May 20, 2015

At the 10th annual WASP Homecoming on Saturday, May 23, the National WASP WWII Museum will host one of the most historically significant aircraft of World War II. Douglas C-47 Skytrain, U.S. Army Air Force Serial No. 42-32832, will grace the skies above Avenger Field and later be available for inspection outside the WASP Museum Hangar.

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

Wednesday's weather for Sweetwater

May 20, 2015

Today we'll have a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with mostly cloudy conditions and a high near 71. Winds will be from the east at 5 to 15 mph and shift to the north-northeast in the afternoon.
Those rain chances will increase to 50 percent tonight, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 57. Winds will remain from the north-northeast at 10 to 15 mph.
Learn more at

May 19th

Coliseum’s digital sign installed

May 19, 2015

The new Nolan County Coliseum sign went up at the intersection of Elm and Broadway on Monday. New, digital and two-sided, the sign replaced the marquee-style sign which advertises coliseum events that once stood in the same location.

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

Second skunk tests positive for rabies

May 19, 2015

For the second time in just over two weeks, a skunk captured in Sweetwater tested positive for rabies.
Rabies is a deadly disease which can affect both animals and humans. It also has a scarily high mortality rate once clinical symptoms develop, which is why Animal Control Officer Don Kite warned local residents to keep a close eye on their household pets.

Find out more in Tuesday's edition, either in print or our e-edition (subscription required).

Nolan County Foundation awards 23 scholarships

May 19, 2015

On Wednesday, May 13, the Nolan County Foundation hosted a reception at the Sweetwater Country Club to honor the 2015 scholarship recipients and their parents.

Lady Mustang camps planned for next month

May 19, 2015

Two Lady Mustang sports camps will be held in June.
A Lady Mustang Vol-leyball Skills Camp has been scheduled for Tuesday through Friday, June 9-12 at Sweetwater Middle School, while a Lady Mustang Basketball Camp will be held Monday through Thursday, June 15-17 at the SHS gym.

Get further information in Tuesday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Tuesday's local forecast

May 19, 2015

Today, we'll have an 80% chance of showers and thunderstorms with a high near 80. Winds will be from the south-southeast around 15 mph.
Those rain chances will decrease to 30% tonight, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 67. Winds will remain from the south-southeast at 10 to 15 mph.
Visit to learn more.

May 18th

"Feed Our Kids" to kick off in June

May 18, 2015

Once the school bells ring to usher in summer vacation, many students are left to fill the void of one particular school provision on their own: lunch. But as a result of an all-inclusive community effort, a free summer lunch program will kick off in June to ensure that school-aged children in the community have a midday meal.
"Feed Our Kids" will start on June 8 and run Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 509 Locust.

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

TSTC to hold annual Blossom Day Camp

May 18, 2015

Texas State Technical College will hold their annual Blossom event at the Sweetwater and Abilene campuses on Tuesday, May 19, and the Breckenridge and Brownwood campuses May 20. The camp will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Get all the details in Monday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Panthers eliminate Sweetwater

May 18, 2015

GREENWOOD — Over a two-day period at Midland Greenwood’s baseball field, Fort Stockton did what few teams have done this season to Sweetwater pitching.
Facing a team with an impressive 2.20 ERA, the Panthers scored 21 runs and blasted out 23 hits. On Saturday, they completed a two-game sweep in the teams’ Class 4A area playoff series with a wild 14-11 win.

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

9-10 YEAR-OLDS Pool play Snyder 19, Sweetwater 1 Wylie White 32, Sweet-water 2 Bracket play (double...
Twenty girls participated this past week in a Lady Mustang Softball Camp held at the Jerry Collins...
The Mustang Football Camp will be July 21-23 at Mustang Bowl from 8-11 a.m. for students entering...


Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes