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September 3rd, 2015

Day of Prayer tomorrow at Sweetwater Police Department

September 3, 2015

Glenn Beck turned to Facebook Wednesday night to announce that he would be calling for individuals around the country to gather Friday and pray for law enforcement.
“Tomorrow on radio we are announcing something that the president should have done. I know I am a nobody but someone has to do it,” Beck wrote. “I am calling for a national day of prayer on Friday at noon eastern (11 a.m. central). I would like to ask that where ever you are you gather with like minded people and you pray for our nation and all those who protect and serve.”

Lozano sentenced in indecency case

September 3, 2015

Felipe DeJesus Lozano was sentenced to four years confinement to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) on Thursday morning in the 32nd Judicial District Court.
Lozano was found guilty of indecency of a child by contact on Wednesday afternoon.

#ThrowbackThursday

September 3, 2015

Pictured is the Sweetwater High School Band playing at last year's Homecoming game. This year's Homecoming in Sweetwater, themed "Home is Where the Heart Is," will take place Friday, Sept. 4. Events will begin with the exes tea at 2 p.m. in the foyer of the Sweetwater High School Auditorium.
The pep rally will take place at 3 p.m. at the Sweetwater High School Gym and the parade will begin at 4:30. Line up will be on Ash Street and the parade route will be Broadway east to Higginbotham-Bartlett.

September 2nd

Update: Verdict reached in Lozano trial

September 2, 2015

The trial of Felipe DeJesus Lozano began yesterday afternoon in the 32nd Judicial District Court, after the morning was spent selecting a ten-woman, two-man jury.
The victim took the stand on Tuesday and Lozano took the stand today. The jury found Lozano guilty after deliberating for about an hour and the sentencing phase will begin tomorrow at 9 a.m.
Lozano was indicted August 21, 2012 for indecency with a child by contact, a second degree felony. The alleged crime is said to have occurred on June 23, 2012, in which the victim was under the age of 17.

Sweetwater Mustangs Player of the Week

September 2, 2015

Michael Lawrence was named the Sweetwater Mustangs Player of the Week.

Marc Mero to speak at SHS

September 2, 2015

Marc Mero, Former WWE and WCW Wrestling Champion and America’s number one requested school presenter is in Sweetwater today and will speak at Sweetwater High School. He spoke to Sweetwater High School students and Sweetwater Middle School students during the day at the Sweetwater High School Auditorium and will speak at a community event at 7 p.m. at the SHS Auditorium.

DPS Trooper seizes over 34 pounds of marijuana

September 2, 2015

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) conducted a traffic stop Tuesday on IH-40, yielding over 34 pounds of marijuana valued at over $211,000. At approximately 4:22 p.m., a DPS trooper conducted a traffic stop on a 2014 Nissan Maxima passenger car traveling eastbound on IH-40, for a traffic violation, near Vega in Oldham County. The occupants of the Maxima were identified as Mynor Ivan Arana, 26, of Houston and Nourak Chanthalangsy, 32, of Fresno, Calif. During the traffic stop, the trooper discovered 32 bundles of marijuana in the trunk.

Local weather forecast

September 2, 2015

Sweetwater's weather is fair today with a current temperature of 84 degrees. The high will be 95 degrees and the low tonight will be 69 degrees. The rest of the day is expected to be sunny and tonight's skies will be mostly clear according to the National Weather Service in San Angelo.

September 1st

National Chuck Wagon Championship Cook-Off in Lubbock set for Sept. 12

September 1, 2015

The National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration hosts the National Chuck Wagon Championship Cook-Off in Lubbock on Sept. 12. The full Symposium is held Sept. 11-13 at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center and Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts. The annual cook-off boasts one of the largest chuck wagon gatherings in the nation, with wagon crews competing trophy buckles, cash awards, and prizes of over $10,000. Each wagon is required to prepare a complete meal of chicken fried steak, pinto beans, potatoes, fruit cobbler and bread.

Tuesday's local weather

September 1, 2015

Today will be sunny with a high near 93. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 71 and south-southeast winds around 10 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

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