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February 24th, 2015

WxTEC hosts first membership reception of 2015

February 24, 2015

The West Texas Energy Consortium (WTxEC) welcomed Todd Staples, President of the Texas Oil and Gas Association, to West Texas for an afternoon of networking with members and local officials. The event, hosted by WTxEC business partner, Pioneer Natural Resources, featured remarks from U.S. Congressman, Mike Conaway and Pioneer Natural Resources VP of Permian Affairs, Susan Spratlen in addition to special guest speaker, Todd Staples.

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

Local soloist Annie Franklin to be featured at Lift Every Voice event

February 24, 2015

“Lift Every Voice” — part of the APPLAUSE Music Series — will be held this Saturday, Feb. 28, at 7:30 p.m. at the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium, located at 400 Locust Street.

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

Local sports calendar

February 24, 2015

TUESDAY, FEB. 24
Basketball
Highland vs. Grady (Class 1A girls regional quarterfinal playoff), 6 p.m., Howard College, Big Spring.
Highland vs. Sands (Class 1A boys bi-district playoff), 8 p.m., Sterling City.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 25
Golf
Sweetwater JV boys at Lamesa tournament.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity (Field 1) and JV (Field 2) will host Abilene Cooper at 4 p.m.
THURSDAY, FEB. 26
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity plays at Granbury tournament.
Track
Sweetwater middle school teams at season-opening Colorado City meet.
FRIDAY, FEB. 27
Baseball

Weather creates havoc as some events are cancelled

February 24, 2015

Monday’s icy weather forced changes and cancellations for some area and local sports events.

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SW girls are 2nd at Snyder

February 24, 2015

A six-shot improvement allowed Sweetwater’s girls to leapfrog over two schools to a second-place Division I finish at Snyder’s two-day golf tournament Saturday.

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Local weather for Tuesday

February 24, 2015

We'll see some areas of freezing drizzle before 11 a.m., with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 41. Wind chills could be between 19 and 29. Winds will be from the southwest around 5 mph, shifting to the north in the afternoon.
For tonight. we should see a slight chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of snow. Precipitation chances are at 50%. Expect mostly cloudy conditions, with a low around 29 and north-northeast winds around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch is possible.
Learn more at weather.gov.

February 23rd

Winter weather causing wrecks, hazardous roads

February 23, 2015

Due to the winter weather that has come into the area, roads in Nolan County are extremely slick and hazardous. Travel is nearly impossible on all roadway types and is certainly highly discouraged.

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

RPMH hosts 24-hour treadmill walkathon

February 23, 2015

In an effort to raise awareness of the dangers of cardiovascular diseases, Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) once again hosted a 24-Hour Treadmill Walkathon, Feb. 20-21, 2015. The event took place at the hospital’s new Community Wellness Center with proceeds benefiting the American Heart Association.

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

SHS art students participate, advance in State VASE

February 23, 2015

Sweetwater High School art students participated in the Region14 Visual Art Scholastic Event Saturday. Advancing to State VASE are Keegan Von Atzigen, Kala Wofford, Abby Lynch and Kendra Pack. Lizzy Hendrick's sculpture will be on display at the Grace Museum for Youth Art Month in March. Victoria Carley received a Superior rating for her Dotted Butterfly.

Highland boys start playoffs today

February 23, 2015

The calendar says late February, which means the high school basketball playoffs are underway. And if weather permits, the Highland boys face Sands at 7 p.m. in Sterling City to begin their run today.

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

Sweetwater’s varsity and JV baseball teams try again to begin their seasons and the varsity...
Maddie Jones of Sweet-water, the team’s floor leader this season, has been named to the All-...
MONDAY, MARCH 2 Baseball Sweetwater JV White at Wall (season opener), 4 p.m. Golf Blackwell boys...

 

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