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March 5th, 2015

55th gun and coin show to accompany 57th Round-Up

March 5, 2015

With the Sweetwater Jaycees' World's Largest Rattlesnake Round-Up around the corner, Caroll Kearney is gearing up for the Sweetwater Rifle and Pistol Club's 55th annual Gun, Knife and Coin Show, which runs alongside the Round-Up.

Learn more in Thursday's edition, in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Car catches fire on I-20

March 5, 2015

A vehicle became fully engulfed in flames around 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday after the vehicle hit the center cable on Interstate 20. According to Fire Chief Grant Madden, the vehicle became engulfed quickly, but was quickly extinguished upon arrival of the Sweetwater Fire Department.

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

Car show cancelled

March 5, 2015

The Sweetwater Auto-Tire car show which was slated for Saturday at 700 E. Broadway has been cancelled to due potentially bad weather.
The car show may be postponed until the 4th of July, according to Manny Gutierrez, owner of Sweetwater Auto-Tire and car show organizer. Details will be printed as a date is finalized.

TNB hosts Chamber Coffee

March 5, 2015

Texas National Bank was this month’s host for the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce coffee event. Many Chamber members attended the networking event and enjoyed refreshments.

See more photos of the event in page 3 of Thursday's print edition or e-edition (subscription required).

TNB hosts Chamber Coffee

March 5, 2015

Texas National Bank was this month’s host for the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce coffee event. Many Chamber members attended the networking event and enjoyed refreshments.

See more photos of the event in page 3 of Thursday's print edition or e-edition (subscription required).

Weather cancels first day of WBC tournament

March 5, 2015

The latest bout of ice and snow has pushed the start of Sweetwater’s Wes Bishop Wood Bat Classic baseball tournament back to Friday, and Sweetwater’s JV baseball teams also had the start of their respective tournaments in Abilene and Hamlin moved to Friday, head baseball coach Roland Herrera said this morning.

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

SHS girls regional powerlifters

March 5, 2015

Sweetwater High School is sending these five girls to the Region I, Division 2 powerlifting meet, which will be held Saturday at Fort Stockton. They are, standing from left, Jessica DeLeon, Eliza Delgado, Rebecca Gonzales; kneel-ing, Naomi Gonzales and Vanessa Segura. Not pic-tured is Valerie Zavaleta, who is a regional alternate.

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Lady ‘Stangs fall despite pitching gem by Espinoza

March 5, 2015

KERMIT — Despite receiving a superb pitching performance from sophomore Annaliese Espinoza, Sweetwater was unable to find enough offense to back it up Tuesday in a 3-2 loss at Kermit.

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

Local forecast for Thursday

March 5, 2015

Today will be sunny with a high near 36. Winds will be from the north at 5 to 10 mph, shifting to the east-northeast in the afternoon.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 25 and eastern winds at 5 to 10 mph. After midnight, winds will becoming southern.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

March 4th

Jayteens follow in Jaycees' civic footsteps

March 4, 2015

The Jaycees are well-known around Sweetwater. Each year, the civic organization donates time, money and resources to a wide array of causes, as well as hosts the annual World's Largest Rattlesnake Round-Up.

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

The latest bout of ice and snow has pushed the start of Sweetwater’s Wes Bishop Wood Bat Classic...
Sweetwater High School is sending these five girls to the Region I, Division 2 powerlifting meet,...
KERMIT — Despite receiving a superb pitching performance from sophomore Annaliese Espinoza,...

 

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