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July 9th, 2015

Blood drive at the Lions Club on July 15

July 9, 2015

Meek Blood Center will be set up inside the Lions Club building, located at 1501 Lamar, on Wednesday, July 15. The blood drive will take place from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. This will be the only blood donation location in Sweetwater that day.

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McDonald’s hosts Chamber Coffee

July 9, 2015

McDonald’s, located at 201 NE Georgia, was the host for this month’s Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce coffee event. Pictured enjoying the networking opportunity are Brenda Stirl, Helen Marshall, Janis McDowell, Lita McEachern, Aida Pantoja and Lucy Webb.

July 8th

Sweetwater Bratz All-Stars named State Champions

July 8, 2015

The 8 and under Sweetwater Bratz All-Stars were named the Texas American Softball Association Girls 8 and under State Champions. They played in Abilene and went undefeated. The tournament consisted of all-star teams from Abilene, Wylie, Cisco, Coahoma, Ballinger, Colorado City, Eastland, Weatherford and Clyde.

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July 8, 2015

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Crawfish!

July 8, 2015

An abundant amount of crawfish are shown traveling at a creek near Hailey Street in Sweetwater.

Rainy day in Sweetwater

July 8, 2015

Sweetwater received almost three inches of rain in the last 24 hours but that didn’t stop local children from enjoying their summer break. Pictured are Breydon Millett, Faith Osteen, Krys’lyn Millett and Liberty Osteen at Newman Park of Tuesday morning enjoying the full creek.

July 7th

Cline Shale luncheon set for Thursday

July 7, 2015

The Cline Shale Alliance announces that it will host a Cline Shale Alliance luncheon in Colorado City on Thursday, July 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Colorado City Civic Center at 157 West 2nd Street (Interstate 20 Business Route). The catered luncheon is open to industry, regional leaders, landowners, businesses and other interested parties in the Cline Shale oil and natural gas region of the eastern Permian Basin. Luncheon cost is $25 per person.

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Man flown to Lubbock after being struck by flying metal

July 7, 2015

According to Sweetwater Fire Chief and Emergency Services Manager Grant Madden, one man has been air-evacuated to the Universal Medical Center in Lubbock after sustaining injuries during an accident two miles north of Roscoe.
A set of grandparents and one of their grandchildren were in a vehicle driving down Highway 84 in Nolan County on Monday afternoon when a piece of metal came through the windshield and struck the driver in the head.

BCCHA competition at Nolan County Coliseum

July 7, 2015

Cutting horse contestants from all over the southwest United States were in Sweetwater this weekend competing in the Sweetwater Blast. The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce presented a $25,000 incentive check to the Big Country Cutting Horse Association. The BCCHA competes in Sweetwater five weekends each year.

July 6th

Family fun at Lakefest

July 6, 2015

Local families enjoyed the fireworks show at Lake Sweetwater. Shown above is the Huett Family enjoying a night out together at the show including Laurie and Brian and their children Chase and Matt.

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