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Swaize Lee (left) and Megan Powell participate in a team roping event Wednesday during the American Junior Rodeo Association's Nation Finals Rodeo, which continues through Saturday at the Nolan County Coliseum.
Lee and Powell are competing in the 16-19 year-old bracket.
The Nolan County Commissioners met on Monday morning and approved a server upgrade for the Sheriff's Department.
The upgrade had been discussed as part of recent budget hearings. Due to the fact that the Sheriff's Office will be in a new location and along with security concerns, the sheriff's department will need their own server.
Additionally, the server for the Justice of the Peace will be getting some sort of server upgrade, after the office was informed that their current server will only be supported for one more year.
Sweetwaterâ€™s 9-and-under AA Legends Baseball Club recently played in a USSSA tournament held in Andrews, compiling a 3-2 record despite playing together for only about a month, and taking first place in the silver bracket with three wins on the final day.
Today, July 31, Story Hour at the County-City Library for parents and their children will be held 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, sign-ups for Sweetwater Youth Soccer will be held tonight from 5 to 7 p.m. at Hibbet Sports for children ages 4-12 as of September 1.
Today will be partly sunny with a high near 84. Winds will be from the north at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect mostly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 66 and northern winds at 5 to 10 mph. Winds will become light after midnight.
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The National WASP WWII Museum in Sweetwater was presented the Patrick Henry award for dedication, patriotism and efforts in WWII by the Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW). The MOWW is a unique veterans organization that promotes and encourages good citizenship, patriotic education, military and public service, national security, and youth programs.
For the second consecutive year, Brookshireâ€™s has partnered with Gatorade for a promotion to benefit emergency first responders across Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, while rewarding customers for their purchases.
The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announced Highland School student Kevin Pantoja from Roscoe, TX, has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization.The Society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship, and community commitment. The announcement was made by NSHSS Founder and Chairman Claes Nobel, a senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes.
Michal Childress, age 68, a resident of the Colorado Springs area since 1996 and formerly of Woodland Park, Colorado, Central Texas and New Mexico passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 25, 2014 at her home in Colorado Springs. She was a homemaker, mother, sister, grandmother and friend.
Michal Edna Childress was born on February 1, 1946 in Portales, New Mexico to the late Alvin and Edna (Dawkins) Childress. She attended Newman High School in Sweetwater, Texas and attended Santa Monica Community College where she received her Associates Degree in Accounting.