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Events for area children continue this week

July 28, 2015

For the remainder of the week, First Salem Lutheran Church, located at 923 Main Street in Roscoe, in association with Briarwood Camp, will be hosting Day Camp through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Children between the ages of 4 and 10 are welcome. For more information or to register your child, call 325-338-6885.
And Faith Harvest Church, located at 408 Alamo on the corner of Sam Houston in Sweetwater, will hold their Vacation Bible school entitled "Wilderness Escape" through Friday at 6 to 8 p.m. nightly.

Tuesday's forecast for Sweetwater

July 28, 2015

Today will be sunny with a high near 97. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 75 and southeast winds around 10 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

Tuesday's upcoming activities

July 27, 2015

Tomorrow, July 28, a Sweetwater Tennis Camp will be held through July 30 at the Sweetwater Middle School courts from 8 a.m. to noon each day for students entering grades 4-9.
A fee will be charged. For more information, please contact coach Carlee Smith at carlee.smith@sweetwaterisd.net or call (325) 236-6303.
Also continuing is a Day Camp hosted by First Salem Lutheran Church, located at 923 Main Street in Roscoe, in association with Briarwood Camp through July 31 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Monday's local weather outlook

July 27, 2015

Today will be sunny and hot with a high near 98. Winds will be from the southeast around 10 mph.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 76 and southeast winds at 10 to 15 mph.
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This week in review

July 24, 2015

Here's a brief look at this week's top stories in the Sweetwater Reporter:

Weekend edition, July 18-19:
City discusses possible ordinance banning electronic messaging while driving

Tuesday, July 21:
Three promoted to Lieutenant, awards given at SFD banquet

Friday, July 24:
SISD cafeteria prices to increase

Pick up a print copy or subscribe to our e-edition to learn more!

Sweetwater's weather for Saturday and Sunday

July 24, 2015

Today will be sunny and hot with a high near 101. Winds will be from the south around 10 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 77 and south-southeast winds at 10 to 15 mph.
Tomorrow will be a repeat day, with sunny and hot conditions with a high near 101. Winds will come from the south around 10 mph.
Sunday night's forecast is shaping up to be mostly clear, with a low around 77 and southern winds at 10 to 15 mph.
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Emmanuel Fellowship Church to host Kid’s School of Worship

July 24, 2015

Churches featured in this week's Religion page are: Bethel Assembly of Sweetwater, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and Trinity Baptist Church.

Find out more in Friday's e-edition or our print edition.

Local events scheduled this weekend

July 24, 2015

Tomorrow, July 25, Mike Hart, 4-H archery coach, will have a class from 10 a.m. to noon on FM 419 (Oil Mill Road) and CR 271, across from Cholla Petroleum.
Also, the Sweetwater Jaycees will host their Family Day. Swimming will be from 1-6 p.m. at the City Pool and they will serve dinner in the park.
There will also be Jaycees from other chapters joining in on the activities. Jaycees, Roosters and Jayteens and their families are invited to attend.
The Second Annual Sweetwater Car Show will be held at Newman Park from 2 to 6 p.m. Hotdogs and hamburgers will be sold.

VIDEO: At least three dead in Louisiana movie theatre shooting

July 24, 2015

Three people are dead and several others injured after a gunman began shooting inside a movie theatre in Lafayette, Louisiana.

Friday's forecast for Sweetwater

July 24, 2015

Today will be sunny and hot with a high near 98. Winds will be from the south-southwest at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 76 and south-southeast winds around 10 mph.
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#ThrowbackThursday

July 23, 2015

In 1984, Home Economics Cooperative Education was taught by Mrs. Rowland and Lori Kinney and Trudy Gotcher represented HECE as Vice President and Treasurer respectively. Both of these ladies are still in Sweetwater and looking forward to the 30th reunion of the Class of 1985, September 4 and 5 this year. Lori Kinsey is a paralegal at Wetsel and Carmichael and Trudy Bennett is the owner of Building Blocks daycare.

Friday's upcoming activities

July 23, 2015

Tomorrow, July 24, Hoyt Place, located at 1700 Hoyt Avenue, invites the public to take advantage of their ‘Fun Run Tour’. Run in, meet their residents and staff, take a tour, and learn more about their remarkable community where seniors thrive.
During the visit, enjoy some of the delicious hors d’oeuvres prepared by their chef between the hours of 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please contact us at 325-235-6651 for more information and to let us know that you want to tour our lovely home.

Sweetwater's forecast for Thursday

July 23, 2015

Today will be hot and mostly sunny, with a high near 98. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 76 and south-southeast wind at 10 to 15 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

Thursday's upcoming events

July 22, 2015

Tomorrow, July 23, Story Hour at the County-City Library for parents and their children will be at 10:45 a.m.
Library staff will lead the parents and children in stories and songs. Call 235-4978 for more information or go to www.sweetwaterlibrary.org.
Also, the Mitchell County Senior Citizens Dance will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Colorado City Civic Center, located at 157 West 2nd Street.
There will be live music featuring Mike Porter and Kevin Rainwater. There is an entry fee per person; contact Faye at 325-728-3033 for more information.

Wednesday's local weather

July 22, 2015

Today, we'll have a 10% chance of isolated showers and thunderstorms, with mostly sunny skies and a high near 95. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 75 and southeastern winds around 10 mph.
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