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May 1st, 2015

National Day of Prayer to be locally observed

May 1, 2015

In honor of the National Day of Prayer, the community of Sweetwater is invited to participate in a 12 hour prayer vigil at the Sweetwater Prayer Center at 1418 Hailey Street. Everyone is welcome to participate any time from 7:00 a.m to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 7, to unite in prayer for the nation and the community.

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Rabies virus confirmed in Sweetwater

May 1, 2015

A rabid skunk was shot and killed in Sweetwater earlier this week.
The skunk's head was analyzed and clinicians confirmed that the animal tested positive for the rabies virus — the first known case in about four years, according to Dr. Bud Alldredge, a local veterinarian and rabies expert.

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County still in drought despite recent rains

May 1, 2015

The recent rains that have fallen in the area have offered some immediate relief, but according to Dale Adams, general manager of the Wes-Tex Groundwater Conservation District (GCD) in Nolan County, the precipitation has not led to a long-term remedy.
“We’re still in a drought,” said Adams. “The rain has made the grass a little greener, but we’re not seeing it in our lakes.”

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Deep Creek Art Festival set for May 8-9

May 1, 2015

The Deep Creek Art Festival is a juried art show and sale hosting area artists. The Festival will be held at the Scurry County Coliseum, 900 E Coliseum Blvd. on May 8-9.
The invitation only Patron’s Preview is Friday, May 8th from 5-6 pm. The Festival is open to the public Friday 6 - 9 pm. and Saturday 10 am- 4 pm.

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Highland Heights UMC donates items to Samaritan Hospitality House

May 1, 2015

Churches featured in this week's Religion page are: Bethel Assembly of Sweetwater, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, and Highland Heights United Methodist Church.

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Pioneer Museum receiving restorations

May 1, 2015

Preserving the building that Pioneer Museum Director Melonnie Hicks said "houses the community's heritage" has become a priority — not just for Hicks, but city and county officials as well.

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RPMH invited to speak at industry conference

May 1, 2015

Local healthcare provider to speak on their success of clinical document improvement project:

Members of the clinical document improvement (CDI) project team were recently invited to speak at the Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. (CPSI) National Conference in Sandestin, Fla., April 14-17. The team spoke on their success of implementing clinical documentation improvement.

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Local sports calendar

May 1, 2015

FRIDAY, MAY 1
SOFTBALL
Class 4A
Best-of-3
Bi-district Playoff
Game 1 — Sweetwater vs. Pampa at Lubbock Coro-nado High School, 6 p.m.
TRACK
Sweetwater boys and girls qualifiers at Region I-4A meet, Texas Tech University’s Fuller Track, Lubbock.
Roscoe boys and girls qua-lifiers at Region I-2A meet, Ratliff Stadium, Odessa.
Highland and Blackwell boys and girls qualifiers at Region II-1A meet, Angelo State University’s LeGrand Stadium, San Angelo.
SATURDAY, MAY 2
SOFTBALL
Class 4A
Best-of-3
Bi-district Playoff

SW getting best-of-3 rematch with Pampa

May 1, 2015

Two years ago when a history-making Sweetwater softball team last made it to the playoffs, the Lady Mustangs lost 5-0 to Pampa at Lubbock Coronado High School in the second round in a one-game matchup.
Today, with a lineup that has five players from the 2013 team, Sweetwater returns to the same location to face Pampa in a first-round playoff — only this time with a best-of-3 setup. Game 2 — and Game 3, if necessary — will also be held at Lubbock Coronado. The eventual winner faces Fort Stockton or San Elizar-io in the second round.

‘Stangs receive the No. 2 seed

May 1, 2015

Sweetwater’s baseball team will be the No. 2 seed from District 2-4A entering this year’s playoffs after finishing in a tie with Big Spring for first place at the end of the regular season. The teams held a coin flip at Wednesday’s district meeting, rather than having a one-game playoff, in order to decide seeding after finishing 8-2 in district. Sweetwater’s bi-district foe will be the third-place team in District 1-4A.

FRIDAY, MAY 1 SOFTBALL Class 4A Best-of-3 Bi-district Playoff Game 1 — Sweetwater vs. Pampa at...
Two years ago when a history-making Sweetwater softball team last made it to the playoffs, the Lady...
Sweetwater’s baseball team will be the No. 2 seed from District 2-4A entering this year’s playoffs...

 

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