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August 20th, 2014

Sweetwater ISD Red Run slated for Friday

August 20, 2014

The 2nd Annual Sweetwater Strong Red Run will be held Friday, Aug. 22. It will end the week of training for the SISD staff and be a community wide celebration for the start of the 2014-2015 school year that begins on Monday, Aug. 25. Everyone will meet at 8 a.m. on the corner of 14th and Ragland.

Jason Lee (Jaylee) Allen

August 20, 2014

Jason Lee (Jaylee) Allen, age 9, of Blackwell, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 at the family ranch.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at the Blackwell First United Methodist Church, Blackwell, Texas. Burial will follow at Decker Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.

Local Sports Calendar

August 20, 2014

THURSDAY, AUG. 21
Football
Sweetwater freshman, JV and varsity teams will host Clyde (scrimmage) starting at 6 p.m. Note: Fall sports athletes will be introduced after the scrimmage ends.
FRIDAY, AUG. 22
Football
Roscoe JV (5 p.m.) and varsity (6 p.m.) teams at Munday (scrimmage).
Highland JV and varsity host Jayton (scrimmage) starting at 6 p.m.
Blackwell teams host Aspermont (scrimmage) starting at 10 a.m.
Volleyball
Sweetwater varsity at San Angelo tournament.
SATURDAY, AUG. 23
Volleyball
Sweetwater varsity at San Angelo tournament.

Super Chaos to be held tonight

August 20, 2014

Tonight, 4th and Elm Church of Christ is wrapping up its weekly summer program, Wednesday Night Live, with “Super Chaos” from 6-8:30 p.m. on the church lawn. The celebration will include hot dogs, bounce houses, ice cream and fun booths.

Wednesday's local weather

August 20, 2014

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 94. Winds will be breezy and from the south at 15 to 20 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 72 and breezy winds remaining from the south at 10 to 20 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

August 19th

Two transported in morning wreck

August 19, 2014

Two individuals were transported to Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital by Sweetwater emergency services with minor injuries after a wreck occurred around 5:20 a.m. on Tuesday morning.
The wreckage on Interstate 20, between mile marker 240 and 241, caused traffic to back up on the interstate. The wreck included two semi-trucks and several pick-up trucks and at least five people were involved in the accident.

Twenty indicted by Nolan County Grand Jury

August 19, 2014

A Nolan County Grand Jury recently indicted 20 people. Eleven of those indictments were sealed. The following cases were true-billed:
Felipe Ramirez III was indicted for manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, a first degree felony, for an offense that occurred in February 2014. According to court documents, Ramirez knowingly possessed, with the intent to deliver, methamphetamine, in the amount of more than four grams, but less than 200 grams. His bond was set at $25,000.

Sweetwater ISD releases dress code

August 19, 2014

Sweetwater Independent School District has released the 2014-2015 dress code.
Pants, shorts, slacks, skorts and skirts:
• Must be worn at the natural waist (no more than one size larger than the natural waist size).
• Belts must be worn appropriately in belt loops and at the natural waist.
• Extremely torn/unhemmed clothing will not be permitted.
• Pants may have no holes showing skin. All holes revealing skin must be mended with a like-colored material patch.

Scrimmage score

August 19, 2014

Sweetwater’s Hunter Mobley scores a touchdown in Friday’s scrimmage after catching a pass. Sweetwater hosts Clyde this Thursday when the Mustangs play their final scrimmage.

Sweetwater's forecast for Tuesday

August 19, 2014

Today will be mostly cloudy with a high near 93. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph, and we'll also have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Expect to see mostly cloudy skies again tonight, with a low around 72 and southern winds remaining at 10 to 15 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

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