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May 18th, 2015

Monday's local forecast

May 18, 2015

Today we'll have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with partly sunny skies and a high near 87. Winds will be from the southeast around 10 mph.
Those rain chances will increase to 60% tonight, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 66. Winds will come from the east-southeast at 10 to 15 mph.
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May 16th

Supporting Run For The Wall

May 16, 2015

Members of the community gathered at the Arizona/Interstate 20 overpass in Sweetwater around 2 p.m. today to show their support for those riding in Run For The Wall. Run For The Wall recognizes the sacrifices and contributions made by all veterans who have served our nation. Veterans of recent conflicts and those currently on active duty are especially welcome to join as bikers ride for those who cannot.

Garcia named Lady Mustang Athlete of the Year

May 16, 2015

Abby Garcia was honored at the recent Lady Mustang sports banquet as Lady Mustang Athlete of the Year. Garcia, a junior, is a four-sport athete who participated in basketball, softball, track and volleyball.

Top awards given at Lady Mustang banquet

May 16, 2015

Top softball awards went to Lauren Jones (defense), Maddie Berry (pitching) and Abby Garcia (hitting) at the recent Lady Mustang sports banquet.

‘Stangs fall 7-4 in opener

May 16, 2015

GREENWOOD — Sweet-water trailed 3-0 before coming to bat Friday. And after it fought back to tie the opener of its best-of-3 area baseball playoff with Fort Stockton in the fourth inning, the Panthers regained the lead for good with one decisive blow in a 7-4 win at Greenwood High School.
The loss left the Mustangs needing a pair of wins on Saturday to keep their season alive and advance to the regional quarterfinals. A story will be in Monday’s Sweetwater Reporter.

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Allen places in 2 events at Austin, but misses medal

May 16, 2015

AUSTIN — Highland’s Hannah Allen placed but did not medal in her third appearance at the state track meet Friday. She just missed medaling in the 300 hurdles with a fourth-place time of 49.48 seconds and was sixth in the 100 hurdles, where she had a time of 16.86 seconds. Allen ran on the 1600 relay for Highland at state each of the past two years and she also ran in the 300 hurdles in 2014.

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Several athletes will play in FCA all-star games in June

May 16, 2015

In addition to three area coaches, a total of 14 area high school senior athletes and cheerleaders will be participating next month in the Big Country Fellowship of Christian Athletes All-Star Festival, a three-day event being held in three West Texas cities.

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$100,000 donation given by Tom Henderson and Newman Ranches

May 16, 2015

After accepting an award on behalf of her father, Henderson-Pitts called SMA board president Richard Smola to the podium to present the Auditorium with a donation check of $100,000 from her father and Newman Ranches.

SMA hosts APPLAUSE appreciation luncheon

May 16, 2015

The Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium recently hosted an appreciation luncheon for APPLAUSE members. Philanthropy/volunteer awards were also given. Ludlum Measurements was given a Philanthropy/volunteer award by the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium. Larry Ludlum is shown accepting the award.

WASP homecoming slated for Saturday

May 16, 2015

The National WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) World War II Museum Homecoming is set to begin Saturday, May 23 at 11 a.m. with a luncheon at Texas State Technical College (TSTC).
Museum Director Michael Ables expects at least 24 of the living WASPs to attend the ceremonies. About 140-150 of the 1,074 WASP program graduates are still alive.

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