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November 22nd, 2014

Winning salute

November 22, 2014

Sweetwater's Isaiah McGee (5) gives out a touchdown salute while Michael Lawrence joins him in the end zone during the team's 46-14 area playoff win over Bridgeport on Friday. McGee caught two touchdown passes in the game and Lawrence one for the Mustangs, as they improved to 12-0 while advancing to face Vernon in the regional playoffs. That game will be played at Mineral Wells starting at 2 p.m. this Friday. Read more about the win in our weekend edition.

Banks warn consumers of scams

November 22, 2014

Ever since cell phones, social media networks and email became fixtures in most of our lives, scams and the con men behind them have grown prevalent, too.
There is a vast array of online fraud, but some scams in particular are being noticed by local banks. The most commonly seen as of late, according to bank officials, run the gamut from attempts to gather personal information to commit identity theft to false promises of companionship.

Sweet Saturday planned in Sweetwater

November 22, 2014

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce and local retailers are working together to celebrate “SWEET SATURDAY” on Saturday, Nov. 29 in conjunction with the nationally recognized “Small Business Saturday.”
"Forget Black Friday battles and skip the huge stores and long lines. Shop in our area small businesses," says Chamber Executive Vice President Leah Andrews.

Latria’s remodel complete in time for open house

November 22, 2014

Latria's, located at 213 Oak in downtown Sweetwater, recently completed a remodel just in time for their upcoming Open House.
Owner Latria Sims urges everyone to come and see the new place, which boasts a updated look. But not only are the facilities updated, but their ladies clothing line showcases a younger look featuring leggings and palazzo pants.

See the full story in our weekend edition.

November 21st

Another win for the Mustangs

November 21, 2014

Final score: Sweetwater 46 Bridgeport 14

VIDEO: Good Things: Three Sweet Sides for a Thanksgiving Meal

November 21, 2014

Who says all your sides have to be savory? Pears, honey, and baked sweet potatoes can go a long way next to stuffing and turkey. Try these recipes for a well-balanced holiday spread.

Nolan County Ministerial Alliance to host annual community Thanksgiving service

November 21, 2014

The following churches are highlighted in this week's Religion page: Avondale Baptist Church, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormons).

Read more in Friday's edition.

KXOX celebrates 75 years on the air

November 21, 2014

Thursday was a special day for KXOX radio in Sweetwater, as the station hit a new milestone: 75 years of local broadcasting.

Read more in Friday's edition.

Many attend black out pep rally

November 21, 2014

The Sweetwater High School Auditorium was glowing on Thursday evening during the black out community pep rally. Many members of the community attended to cheer on the Sweetwater Mustangs on their way to their second playoff game in Stephenville on Friday.

Local sports calendar

November 21, 2014

FRIDAY, NOV. 21
Basketball
Roscoe varsity girls at Lueders-Avoca tournament.
Roscoe JV girls at Cross Plains tournament.
Highland varsity boys at Rotan (season opener), 8 p.m.
Highland varsity girls at Abilene’s Key City tournament.
Blackwell varsity girls at Westbrook tournament.
Football
Sweetwater vs. Bridge-port (Class 4A, Division II area playoff), 7:30 p.m., Tarleton State University’s Memorial Stadium, Steph-enville.
Post vs. Cisco (Class 3A, Division II area playoff), 7 p.m., Sweetwater’s Mustang Bowl.

FRIDAY, NOV. 21 Basketball Roscoe varsity girls at Lueders-Avoca tournament. Roscoe JV girls at...
The past two years saw Blackwell win a district title and make consecutive play-off appearances....
After surviving a series of close encounters during the first six weeks of the 2014 season, this...

 

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