June 2nd, 2015
This year's Leadership Sweetwater participants graduated with a dinner and ceremony at Texas State Technical College. Shown are graduates including (back row, from left to right) Dr. Ron Morris, Sweetwater Independent School District; Jared Kupcak, Buzzi Unicem, USA; Stacy Dove, Roscoe State Bank; Mary Reeves, Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce; Michael Ables, National WWII WASP Museum; Chris Bibb, Texas National Bank; Tatiana Rodriguez, Sweetwater Reporter; Larissa Place, Ludlum Measurements; and Orlando Lara, First Financial Bank.
For the fourth year, 4th and Elm Church of Christ is ready to dive into some "CHAOS" this summer.
Starting on June 3, the local church will hold its summertime children's program each Wednesday night from 7 p.m. until 8:15 p.m., in a format similar to Vacation Bible School (VBS).
Learn more in Tuesday's edition, either in print or our e-edition (subscription required).
The June Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce coffee event will be hosted by Sweetwater Life Magazine at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 3. The coffee will take place at Microtel Inn and Suites, located at 9416 North I-20.
Sweetwaterâ€™s remaining three teams lost their single-elimination games in District 5 Little League tournament play Monday.
The Major League Red Sox, the only local team to advance in Saturdayâ€™s first round, lost to the Dixie Cubs 11-6.
Read all the local sports briefs in Tuesday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.
A fundraiser was held at the Sweetwater High School gym this past Friday. The event was intended to allow varsity volleyball players to participate in summer camps and pay tournament entry fees and other costs. A drawing was held at the event and a Henry Golden Boy .22 rifle was given to Tony Cortez, the winner of the drawing.
Today, we'll have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with mostly sunny skies and a high near 89. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
For tonight, expect a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8 p.m. Otherwise, we should see partly cloudy conditions, with a low around 68 and southern winds at 10 to 15 mph. Gusts could get as high as 25 mph.
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One of the opening acts for country music duo Thompson Square at this year's Nolan County Fair, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Nolan County Coliseum, will be local artist Stacie RenĂˇ, a young woman who has a passion for singing. She loves to express herself through music.
Find out more in Monday's edition, either in print or subscribing to our e-edition.
Due to excellent support, both in sponsors and in having 105 players participate in the annual Nolan County Foundation (NCF) Golf Classic for Scholarships held on April 18 at the Sweetwater Country Club, the NCF announced awards to spring graduates from Blackwell High School, Highland High School, Roscoe High School and Sweetwater High School.
Learn more in Monday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.
Shown is the Brazos River where it crosses Highway 283 south of Throckmorton.
Four Sweetwater Little League teams began play on Saturday at single-elimination District 5 tournaments in the Big Country area.
But only one of them â€” the Major League (ages 11-12) Red Sox â€” was able to advance to the second round as they beat the Abilene Southern Royals, 7-1.
Read more in Monday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.