January 19th, 2015

Pro Football Weekend Recap

January 19, 2015

Sunday 1/18/15
Seattle (14-4) 28 vs
Green Bay (13-5) 22

Many exhibit at Nolan County Junior Livestock Show

January 19, 2015

Shown are Jaci Alexander and Jaden Alexander with the Champion and Reserve Champion Heifers. See more photos of the Nolan County Junior Livestock Show this week.

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Pittman encourages community to thank a school board member

January 19, 2015

January is School Board Recognition Month and Sweetwater ISD is joining other districts across the state to thank these local leaders for their dedication and willingness to serve as advocates for our children and public schools.

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Healthy Weight Week is Jan. 19-23

January 19, 2015

Healthy Weight Week is an educational event to help change public perception that weight determines health and that dieting is a viable health solution. Dieting has led women astray by making their struggles with weight worse, negatively affecting their health and keeping them from living the lives they want.

Read more in Monday's edition.

All-BC Super Team honorees

January 19, 2015

Four prominent pieces of Sweetwater High School’s 2014 football team are on the All-Big Country Super Team that was announced Sunday by the Abilene Reporter-News, with two receiving superlatives.

Read more in Monday's edition in Sports.

Monday's local forecast

January 19, 2015

Today will be sunny with a high near 68. Winds will be from the west-southwest at 5 to 10 mph, becoming northeastern in the afternoon.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 41 and northeast winds around 5 mph. Winds will shift to the southwest after midnight.
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January 17th

VIDEO OF THE DAY: The Best Diet Tips & Tricks for a Healthy New Year

January 17, 2015

The most common New Year Resolution is to lose weight and get fit. Fitness and nutrition expert John Basedow offers his best diet tips and tricks, including 'smart shopping,' controlling portion size, selecting natural foods, home cooking and packing 'take home plates' when eating out, so you to make this year your best ever.

Keeping culture alive: Kids On the Land teaches ranching tradition to the next generation

January 17, 2015

Preserving the culture and traditions of Texas ranchers has been a priority for Peggy Maddox, executive director for Kids On the Land (KOL) and the focal point of the organization since Maddox and husband, Joe, started it in 2003. The Maddox's are ranchers themselves, owning a spread in Colorado City.
A non-profit organization, KOL is designed to teach schoolchildren about the ways farmers and ranch hands did things in the days before cell phones, computers and global positioning systems.

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January 16th

#FELLOWSHIP continues at Emmanuel Fellowship Church

January 16, 2015

The following churches are highlighted in this week's Religion page: Sweetwater Bethel Assembly, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, Lamar Street Baptist Church, Trinity Baptist Church and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (The Mormons).

Read more in Friday's edition.

Do you know...

January 16, 2015

The Pioneer Museum in Sweetwater is searching for any information on this photo. Anyone with information on who the person in the photo is or leads to other information or to people who may have more information may call Melonnie Hicks or Betty Turner at the museum at 325-235-8547.

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