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September 15th, 2014

SW gets a sweep at B’ridge

September 15, 2014

Sweetwater’s sub-varsity football teams both won games at Breckenridge on Thursday.
Sweetwater JV 30, Breckenridge JV 24
Sweetwater freshmen 6, Breckenridge freshmen 0

Read the full story in our weekend edition in Sports.

Hornets, Plowboys get their first wins

September 15, 2014

Two area teams won for the first time Friday, both wins coming on the road.
Roscoe (1-2) ended its woes with a 14-6 victory over Junction in a non-district game that was played in San Angelo.
Blackwell (1-2) also got its first win as the Hornets de-feated Westbrook 28-20.

Read the full story in our weekend edition in Sports.

September 13th

Balloons for Randy at Southeast, PARADE TODAY

September 13, 2014

Randy Rodriguez, a six-year-old first grader at Sweetwater ISD (Southeast Elementary School) was recently diagnosed with a terminal brain tumor and is already under hospice care. Area schools, organizations and individuals gathered many balloons this week to help make a wish come true for Randy — to have a parade with lots of balloons. Every student, staff and faculty member at Southeast Elementary made a link to a chain to give to Randy at his parade, taking place at 10 a.m. on Saturday (TODAY). They also made signs and inflated many balloons for the event.

2014 SHS Homecoming Queen crowned

September 13, 2014

2004 Sweetwater High School Homecoming Queen Nancy Lopez crowned the 2014 SHS Homecoming Queen, senior Isabel Mendez on Friday night during halftime of the Homecoming football game.

Quail Research Ranch Field Day to open on optimistic note

September 13, 2014

ROBY – “Restoration of Quail and Their Habitats” will be the theme of the 7th annual Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch Field Day set from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 26, at the ranch 11 miles west of Roby on U.S. Highway 180.

See the full story in the weekend print edition.

City set to pass tax rate, budget

September 13, 2014

The Sweetwater City Commission, which met in regular session Tuesday, is set to pass the 2014-15 budget, as well as the tax rate, which remains unchanged from last year’s $.48 per $100 valuation.

See the full story in the weekend print edition.

Garza to speak at SISD campuses

September 13, 2014

As part of a continued effort to improve parent involvement, the Migrant Education Program at Region 14 is hosting a parent involvement session with Mr. Antolin Garza from AAIM Consulting from McAllen. He delivers his presentations in a very relaxed, conversational format and makes the audience laugh and reflect through the songs he incorporates into his presentations.

See the full story in the weekend print edition.

September 12th

Bethel Assembly of Sweetwater to launch new church this Sunday

September 12, 2014

The following churches are featured in this week's Religion page: Avondale Baptist Church, Bethel Assembly of Sweetwater, Broadway Baptist Church, First Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, and Lamar Street Baptist Church.

See the full stories in Friday's print edition.

Roscoe Collegiate to host open house

September 12, 2014

The Roscoe Collegiate Independent School District board of trustees, administration and staff would like to extend this invitation to the local community and surrounding area to attend the 2014 Open House for Roscoe Collegiate ISD on Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 6-8 p.m. in the Roscoe Collegiate Auditorium.

See the full story in Friday's print edition.

BEST robotics competition kicks off Saturday at TSTC

September 12, 2014

Texas State Technical College is hosting the Boosting Engineering Science and Technology (BEST) Robotics kick-off on Saturday at the Sweetwater campus. Fifteen teams from area schools will converge on the campus to see this year’s competition field for the very first time.  The theme is “Blade Runner,” which is related to the wind industry.

See the full story in Friday's print edition.

Sweetwater met up with Snyder on Friday for the 65th time, and quickly fell into a hole as the...
The two sub-varsity high school games on Thursday between Sweetwater and Snyder resulted in a split...
Nolan County’s three area teams lost Friday as Roscoe dropped a squeaker at Jim Ned while Highland...

 

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