November 21st, 2014
Final score: Sweetwater 46 Bridgeport 14
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.
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.
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.
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.
FRIDAY, NOV. 21
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 Abileneâ€™s Key City tournament.
Blackwell varsity girls at Westbrook tournament.
Sweetwater vs. Bridge-port (Class 4A, Division II area playoff), 7:30 p.m., Tarleton State Universityâ€™s Memorial Stadium, Steph-enville.
Post vs. Cisco (Class 3A, Division II area playoff), 7 p.m., Sweetwaterâ€™s Mustang Bowl.
The past two years saw Blackwell win a district title and make consecutive play-off appearances.
Now, despite heavy graduation losses, the Hornets are once again in the play-offs and in the area round for the second year in a row after crushing Rising Star, 52-6, last week.
Learn more in Friday's edition in Sports.
After surviving a series of close encounters during the first six weeks of the 2014 season, this yearâ€™s 11-0 Sweetwater football team has been an unstoppable force since mid-October.
In their last five games, the Mustangs have won by an average score of 51-15.
Read more in Thursday's edition.
On Saturday, November 22, the Second Annual Creative Country Crafts Show will be held at the Nolan Community Center in downtown Nolan from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. There will be crochet items, woodworking, jewelry, homemade goodies, wall hangings and much more.
Proceeds will benefit the Nolan/Divide community. For more information contact Stacy Dove at 325-236-0196.
Also, the Dark Horse Roller Derby will have a Thanksgiving smash-up at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex.
Today will be partly sunny with a high near 69. Winds will be from the south at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect mostly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 55 and winds from the south-southeast at 5 to 10 mph. After midnight, we'll have a 70% chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Those rain chances will increase to 80% on Saturday but fade out by the evening. Weekend highs will be in the mid-60s, with lows in the upper 40s dropping down to the upper 30s by Sunday night.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.