August 29th, 2015

Funeral services for SGT Robert Hohman today

August 29, 2015

Robert Valice “Rob” Hohman, 47, passed away on August 22, 2015 in Sweetwater.
Service will be at noon on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium with Reverend Eric Von Atzigen officiating. A private family graveside service will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery. McCoy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

ICYMI-this week in review

August 29, 2015

What are this week's top stories for Sweetwater and Nolan County? Take a look:

Monday, August 24, 2015:
Beloved police sergeant mourned by community

Wednesday, August 26, 2015:
Rotary District Governor attends Sweetwater meeting

Friday, August 28, 2015:
Marrujo found guilty

Find these stories and more by subscribing to our e-edition or purchasing a printed copy of the Sweetwater Reporter!

Weekend weather for Sweetwater

August 29, 2015

Today will be partly sunny and hot with a high near 98. Winds will be from the south around 5 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 72 and southern winds remaining around 5 mph.
Tomorrow will be sunny with a high near 96. Winds will come from the southwest at 5 to 10 mph.
And for Sunday night, we should see mostly clear skies, with a low around 71 and south-southeast winds around 10 mph.
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August 28th

Children’s Bible club to begin Sept. 2 at Broadway Baptist Church

August 28, 2015

Churches featured this week in the Religion section are: Bethel Assembly of Sweetwater, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, Faith Lutheran Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, and Trinity Baptist Church.

Read more in Friday's print edition or subscribe to our e-edition!

Marrujo found guilty

August 28, 2015

After spending almost six hours in deliberation, a three-woman, nine-man jury found Daniel Marrujo guilty of sexual assault in the 32nd Judicial District courtroom.
The sentencing phase of the trial began at 9 a.m. today.

Friday's forecast for Sweetwater

August 28, 2015

Today will be mostly sunny and hot with a high near 99. Winds will be from the south-southwest around 10 mph.
Expect mostly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 72 and southern winds around 10 mph.
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August 27th

Update: Sweetwater vs. Lubbock High final score

August 27, 2015

The Sweetwater Mustangs are ahead in the game against Lubbock High School in Lubbock tonight. Score is 34-0..

Score after the third quarter Is 50-7 Sweetwater.

Final score 56-7. Sweetwater wins!

Upcoming events in the area

August 27, 2015

Tonight, August 27, the Mitchell County Senior Citizens Dance will be held from 7-10 p.m. at the Colorado City Civic Center, located at 157 W. 2nd Street.
There will be live music featuring Shady Mitchell and the Kickin' Kountry Band. There will be a fee per person; contact Faye at 728-3033 for more information.
And on Friday, August 28, Dr. Don Abbe, Curator at the Silent Wings Museum, will speak on “Impact WWII had on West Texas” at 10 a.m. at the Sweetwater County-City Library, located at 206 Elm.


August 27, 2015

Debrah McCain, a Sweetwater High School Senior from the Class of 1985, is shown going up for a basket against the Brownfield Cubs. That year, Debrah was named to the All-District and All-State teams by the Texas Coaches Association. She and the Class of 1985 will be celebrating their 30 year reunion Sept. 4th and 5th at the Jaycee Barn. For more details about the reunion see the facebook page, "SHS Eightyfive."

Local forecast for Thursday

August 27, 2015

Today will be mostly sunny and hot with a high near 98. Winds will be from the south at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions, with a low around 75 and south-southeast winds at 5 to 10 mph.
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