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September 17th, 2014

VIDEO: 6 Ways To Pack A Better Lunch

September 17, 2014

VIDEO: 6 Ways To Pack A Better Lunch

Red Steagall to be at local Round-Up for Rehab event

September 17, 2014

Cowboy poet/musician Red Steagall is the Honorary Chairman for Round-Up for Rehab. He will be in Sweetwater for this year’s Shrimp Peel and Auction on Tuesday, Oct. 28, at the Sweetwater Country Club. The public is invited to attend and meet Red personally at the event that raises much needed dollars for the West Texas Rehabilitation Center. Last year’s event in Sweetwater raised over $51,000.

Read the full story in Wednesday's print edition.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit grand opening event begins Thursday in Sweetwater

September 17, 2014

Jay and Ratna Devdhara’s love for cooking is what attracted them to opening a Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in their hometown of Snyder. On Thursday, Sept. 18, at 11 a.m., the couple will expand their business with a new location in Sweetwater. To celebrate their expansion, they are hosting a three-day grand opening. The first 50 guests receive gift cards worth up to $50.

Read the full story in Wednesday's print edition.

SRPC awards scholarship

September 17, 2014

Carroll Kearney, President of the Sweetwater Rifle and Pistol Club, recently presented a scholarship to Mackey Gibson of Brownwood, a first year diesel technology student at Texas State Technical College in Sweetwater. Also shown is Karen Waller, Vice President of Financial Services at TSTC.

World’s brightest 5K coming to TSTC Saturday

September 17, 2014

The public is invited to participate in a local Color Dash on Saturday, Sept. 20, at 10:30 a.m. starting and ending at TSTC Sweetwater Campus.
"This fun, family-friendly event is going to be a big difference maker — it's your city's brightest 5k run/walk," said event organizers. "The Color Dash is a fun-filled experience for walkers, runners and people of all ages, shapes and sizes."

Read the full story in Wednesday's print edition.

Events scheduled today at library

September 17, 2014

Two events are scheduled today, September 17 at the County-City Library.
The Adult Literacy/ESL class will meet at 9:30 a.m. Instructors will help you learn to read, improve your reading skills, improve your English skills or help you read to your children.
And at 2 p.m., the library will have a Home School Story Hour. Library staff will have activities for students while parents meet together.
Call 235-4978 for more information.

Wednesday's local forecast

September 17, 2014

Today, we'll have a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with mostly cloudy conditions and a high near 88. Winds will be from the south around 5 mph, becoming west in the afternoon.
Those rain chances will drop down to 40 percent tonight, with mostly cloudy skies and a low around 68. Winds will come from the east around 5 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

September 16th

City officials tour new PD

September 16, 2014

Sweetwater Police Chief Brian Frieda (third from right) speaks to city officials during a tour of the new police department which is under construction at Avenue A and Musgrove. The project is slated to be complete by January 2015.

Team Chip TKD to host Done With Bullying event Saturday

September 16, 2014

Team Chip TKD Sweetwater is taking a stand against a rising problem with America's youth. They have joined forces with the MAAB (Martial Artists Against Bullying) Organization, to bring the "Done with Bullying" program to the community. A few students of Team Chip were chosen to take part in the training and become certified peer mediators for the program. 

See the full story in Tuesday's print edition.

APPLAUSE music series opens Oct. 4 with ‘Broadway Lights’

September 16, 2014

Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium opens its new Applause Music Series with the production of “Broadway Lights” on Oct. 4. Kicking off a season of musical wonder, the concert brings Broadway classics to Sweetwater – with a Texan twist.
“Broadway Lights” builds off the success of a pre-season concert with Sweetwater Municipal Band, directed by Billy Weems and special guests Annika Johansson, Brandon Wilhelm, and Rick Piersall accompanied by Martha Taylor.

See the full story in Tuesday's print edition.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 18 Cross Country Sweetwater varsity runners at Miles meet. Football Sweetwater...
After a big 25-10 win in Game 1, the Sweetwater volleyball team suddenly ran into trouble in its...
Sweetwater High School’s JV volleyball team swept past Miles 25-19, 25-21 here Tuesday. Sweetwater...

 

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