April 1st, 2015

City code enforcement offers spring tips

April 1, 2015

The city code enforcement office would like to remind residents to not place limbs, brush, grass clippings or furniture in the alleys or street right-of-way next to dumpsters. Doing so is illegal and can obstruct the passage of waste management trucks that empty the city's dumpsters. Piles of debris can also serve as an attractive home for mice, skunks, snakes and other critters who find their way into the city.

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

Mustangs receive top honors

April 1, 2015

On Monday, Sweetwater High School held its 2014-15 Mustang Football Awards Banquet at “The Center” on the Texas State Technical College campus.
All SHS varsity, JV and freshman football players were recognized as were SHS cheerleaders and student trainers. Special thanks was also giv-en to a number of other individuals for their support this season. The event was sponsored by the Mustang Booster Club.

Find photos of individual football players who received special awards decided by the SHS coaching staff in Wednesday's edition, either in print or our e-edition (subscription required).

McGee wins in LJ

April 1, 2015

Isaiah McGee picked up the only win for Sweetwater’s boys track team Saturday at a meet held in Stephenville with a leap of 20 feet, 1 3/4 inches in the long jump.

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

Wednesday's local weather

April 1, 2015

Today we'll have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with mostly sunny skies and a high near 85. Winds will be from the south around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 64 and breezy winds from the south at 15 to 20 mph.
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March 31st

Students can donate to Library Tag Day

March 31, 2015

This year's Library Tag Day will take place on Wednesday, April 1 and has extended to the three local elementary schools, SIS (Sweetwater Intermediate School) and SMS (Sweetwater Middle School). Students can make a minimum donation of 25 cents and will receive a "Library Tag" to show that they have donated.

Recent high winds cause damage

March 31, 2015

Recent high winds in Sweetwater caused damage around town, including on Texas Street. Shown are Luis Flores and Titus Flores with the large tree that was uprooted in their back yard.

AgriLife Extension’s Lower Rolling Plains Agricultural Conference set for April 1

March 31, 2015

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Lower Rolling Plains Agricultural Conference from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 1 at the Scurry Coliseum, 900 E. Coliseum Drive in Snyder.

Get all the details in Tuesday's edition, by subscribing to our e-edition or in print.

TSTC Fitness Center to host Chamber Coffee

March 31, 2015

The April Chamber Coffee will be hosted by the Texas State Technical College West Texas Fitness Center, located at 300 Homer K. Taylor Drive. The event will take place at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 1, 2015.

Learn more about the facility in Tuesday's print edition or our e-edition (subscription required).

More details emerge in will case

March 31, 2015

A well-known defense attorney who is charged with multiple felonies. A bail bondsman who may have forged a will. And millions in assets from a dead accused pedophile that remain frozen until authorities can sort it all out.

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

JV softball

March 31, 2015

Junior varsity softball players for Sweetwater this year include, bottom row kneeling from left, Jacinda Garcia, Marisa Gonzales, Alexe Alcala, Bianca Robledo; standing, coach Riley Jo Dunlap, Sonora Medellin, Texas Williams, Valorie Munoz, Alyna Rodriguez. Not pictured is Ainsleigh Nelson. The team lost to Lamesa’s JV team 5-4 in its most recent game last Friday, and will host Lubbock Estacado’s JV at 7 p.m. Thursday.

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