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May 18th, 2015

"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.

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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.

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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.

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Wilkinson places 5th in 400 dash

May 18, 2015

AUSTIN — Roscoe’s Lyndi Wilkinson ran the Class 2A girls 400 dash in 1:01.78 on Saturday at the UIL state track meet as she finished fifth in the event.

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Monday's local forecast

May 18, 2015

Today we'll have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with partly sunny skies and a high near 87. Winds will be from the southeast around 10 mph.
Those rain chances will increase to 60% tonight, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 66. Winds will come from the east-southeast at 10 to 15 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

May 16th

Supporting Run For The Wall

May 16, 2015

Members of the community gathered at the Arizona/Interstate 20 overpass in Sweetwater around 2 p.m. today to show their support for those riding in Run For The Wall. Run For The Wall recognizes the sacrifices and contributions made by all veterans who have served our nation. Veterans of recent conflicts and those currently on active duty are especially welcome to join as bikers ride for those who cannot.

Garcia named Lady Mustang Athlete of the Year

May 16, 2015

Abby Garcia was honored at the recent Lady Mustang sports banquet as Lady Mustang Athlete of the Year. Garcia, a junior, is a four-sport athete who participated in basketball, softball, track and volleyball.

Top awards given at Lady Mustang banquet

May 16, 2015

Top softball awards went to Lauren Jones (defense), Maddie Berry (pitching) and Abby Garcia (hitting) at the recent Lady Mustang sports banquet.

‘Stangs fall 7-4 in opener

May 16, 2015

GREENWOOD — Sweet-water trailed 3-0 before coming to bat Friday. And after it fought back to tie the opener of its best-of-3 area baseball playoff with Fort Stockton in the fourth inning, the Panthers regained the lead for good with one decisive blow in a 7-4 win at Greenwood High School.
The loss left the Mustangs needing a pair of wins on Saturday to keep their season alive and advance to the regional quarterfinals. A story will be in Monday’s Sweetwater Reporter.

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Allen places in 2 events at Austin, but misses medal

May 16, 2015

AUSTIN — Highland’s Hannah Allen placed but did not medal in her third appearance at the state track meet Friday. She just missed medaling in the 300 hurdles with a fourth-place time of 49.48 seconds and was sixth in the 100 hurdles, where she had a time of 16.86 seconds. Allen ran on the 1600 relay for Highland at state each of the past two years and she also ran in the 300 hurdles in 2014.

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