March 27th, 2015
Today will be sunny with a high near 79. Winds will be from the southwest around 10 mph.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 53 and southern winds at 5 to 10 mph.
This weekend, we'll see highs in the upper 80s with lows in the mid to upper 50s. Winds will be from the south and southwest, changing over to north-northeast on Sunday night.
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When Alicia Vasquez found out her kidneys were failing, it could have been a death sentence.
Thanks to medical science, a generous brother and an unparalleled perseverance and will to live, Vasquez has improved steadily since her transplant more than six years ago. Today, she looks forward to many more years.
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Atmos Energy crews and contractors will oversee controlled natural gas flarings during the week of March 24-April 1, 2015, at various times on the property of Buzzi Unicem USAâs Maryneal plant. The company will be performing maintenance on a section of natural gas pipeline in the area as part of normal, routine maintenance operations.
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Several Sweetwater High School students participated in the FCCLA (Family Career and Community Leaders of America) Region II Meeting held in Waco on March 5-7.
Learn more and find more photos in Thursday's edition, in print or our e-edition.
THURSDAY, MARCH 26
Rescheduled: Sweetwater JV White hosts Abilene Cooper sophomores, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity and JV boys will be hosting the first leg of district tournament at Sweetwater Country Club.
Highland junior high boys and girls will be competing at Jayton meet.
FRIDAY, MARCH 27
Sweetwater JV Red will play at Lamesa, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity will play at Lamesa, 7 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity will play at Lamesa, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV will play at Lamesa, 7 p.m.
Sweetwaterâs No. 1 and No. 2 girls golf teams rank second and third, respec-tively, in the standings after going to Snyderâs Sammy Baugh WTC course Tuesday for the opening leg of the District 2-4A tournament.
Sweetwater I shot 379 and trails first-place Snyder by 48 shots, while Sweetwater II is next with a 422 total, seven ahead of Levelland.
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Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 64. Winds will be breezy and from the north at 10 to 20 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 45 and northern winds at 5 to 10 mph. In the evening, winds will shift to the south.
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Haemophilus influenzae disease, including Hib disease, is caused by the bacterium Haemophilus influenzae. There are six identifiable types of Haemophilus influenzae bacteria (a through f) and other non-identifiable types (called nontypeable). The one that most people are familiar with is Haemophilus influenzae type b, or Hib.
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âSweetwater is excited to welcome Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and Antique Archeology to the area,â stated an e-mail from the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce. The team will film episodes of their hit series âAmerican Pickersâ throughout Western Texas. Filming is scheduled to begin next month.
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Sweetwater's Michael Lawrence rounds third base to score in the first inning of the Mustangs' District 2-4A baseball opener at Sportsman's Park on Tuesday against Levelland. Lawrence had three hits, including a pair of doubles, in a 10-3 win over the Lobos.
Sweetwater's softball team also won, beating Levelland 20-9. See those stories in Wednesday's Sports section on Page 7 or in our e-edition (subscription required).