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October 24th, 2013

Kensi at the net

October 24, 2013

Kensi Chowning returns a shot at the net for Sweetwater during Tuesday’s volleyball match at Wylie.
The Lady Mustangs will begin their final homestand of the year Friday when they entertain Big Spring.

Tennis team loses its finale

October 24, 2013

Sweetwater’s tennis team lost to Wall, 15-4, on Tues-day in San Angelo in its last fall match of the season.
Sweetwater had two win-ners (Jenny Medellin and Rebecca Gonzales) in girls singles, as well as Keygan Valdez in boys singles and the team of Bryan Vause and Jenny Medellin in mixed doubles. Sweetwater finished with a 2-3 record this fall in district matches and was 3-6 overall.
Sweetwater’s individual results follow:
Boys doubles — Keygan Valdez and Zac Bax lost 0-6, 0-6; Chris Shoemaker and Tyler Stacy lost 4-6, 3-6; Marc Butler and Christian Ulbrich lost 2-6, 2-6.

Kiwanis Club to host co-ed softball tourney

October 24, 2013

The Kiwanis Club of Sweetwater will hold its first annual Home Runs vs. Hunger co-ed softball tournament on Nov. 2, 2013.
The entry fee is $125 per team. Teams must consist of at least 10 players, with a minimum of three ladies on the field. There will be unlimited substitutions and teams may bat 11.
Three home runs will be allowed per game and additional home runs can be bought for $5 each. A maximum of three home runs can be purchased.

Many survivors attend luncheon at RPMH

October 24, 2013

Pictured here are the breast cancer survivors that attended Wednesday’s luncheon.
The luncheon is hosted by Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital each year to honor survivors of breast cancer and remember loved ones. AdaBelle Clark, a 45-year survivor of breast cancer, was the guest speaker.
Find more photos from the luncheon in today's edition.

La Cocina celebrates 30 years

October 24, 2013

La Cocina Mexicana, located at 907 W. Alabama, has been a Sweetwater staple for 30 years now and they want to show their appreciation to the community for their patronage. Today is the restaurant's 30th anniversary and they will be serving free cake to customers on Friday to help celebrate the occasion. They will also have special prices on two of their best selling menu items. The #1 Mexican Plate will be available for $5.95 and the #2 Combination Plate will be available for $6.95 on Friday. (No substitutions on either plate.)

Southeast Elementary students given fire safety demonstration

October 24, 2013

Southeast Elementary kindergarten and first grade students were visited by members of the Sweetwater Fire Department on Tuesday morning.
Fire Marshall Richard Spradlin and a number of his crew taught children about fire safety and how important it is to never play with fire. Shown are kindergarten students with Spradlin as he shows them how to operate one of the water hoses from the fire engine.
Find more photos on page 5 of today's edition.

Sweetwater's forecast for Thursday

October 24, 2013

Expect mostly sunny skies today with a high near 73. Winds will be from the southeast at 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 46 and east-southeast winds at 5 to 10 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

October 23rd

Night at the Museum this Saturday

October 23, 2013

The Woman's Forum has always supported the Pioneer City-County Museum with various fundraisers. This year the women kick off a new annual project called "A Night at the Museum" which will coincide with the museum's annual "Pumpkins on the Porch" celebration on Saturday. The night gives children in the area the opportunity for a safe, fun night out and allows the adults to revisit the museum and see it in a new light. There will be a pumpkin carving contest, costume contest, cake walk and games with prizes. Games, hot dogs and drinks for children are free.

Kiwanis pancake supper is Friday

October 23, 2013

The Sweetwater Kiwanis Club is gearing up for their annual All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Supper on Friday night at the Sweetwater High School cafeteria. The fundraiser will be held before the Mustangs take on the Big Spring Steers in Mustang Bowl.
Serving begins at 5 p.m. and continues until kick-off at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $7 each (for adults) and $6 each (for children 12 and under). The club is offering a special group rate of $5 each for parties of 10 or more. Tickets can be purchased from any Kiwanis Club member or at the door the night of the supper.

BNSF to develop Logistics Center at Sweetwater for energy shippers

October 23, 2013

BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) announced the development of a new BNSF Logistics Center as well as improvements to an existing rail yard and mainline infrastructure at a groundbreaking ceremony in Sweetwater. The new Logistics Center is designed to meet the growing supply chain needs of a strong energy corridor across Texas for many energy-related commodities in the Permian Basin and Cline Shale. The facility will also support the strength of Texas agriculture.

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