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March 25th, 2015
âSweetwater is excited to welcome Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and Antique Archeology to the area,â stated an e-mail from the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce. The team will film episodes of their hit series âAmerican Pickersâ throughout Western Texas. Filming is scheduled to begin next month.
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Sweetwater's Michael Lawrence rounds third base to score in the first inning of the Mustangs' District 2-4A baseball opener at Sportsman's Park on Tuesday against Levelland. Lawrence had three hits, including a pair of doubles, in a 10-3 win over the Lobos.
Sweetwater's softball team also won, beating Levelland 20-9. See those stories in Wednesday's Sports section on Page 7 or in our e-edition (subscription required).
Sweetwater Mayor Jim McKenzie joins members of the Women's Forum at City Hall Tuesday, where McKenzie
proclaimed that the first Wednesday in April be Library Tag Day.
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Today we'll see mostly sunny skies with a high near 88. Winds will be from the southwest around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Expect mostly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 44 and breezy winds from the northwest at 10 to 15 mph becoming northern at 20 to 25 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.
Ready, set, drive!
Daniel L. Smith, author of the new nonfiction book "The Bankhead Highway In Texas," will make an appearance Sunday at the Lions Club in Sweetwater on 1510 Lamar Street.
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Sweetwater's "Storm," an eighth grade travel basketball team, brought home the Championship this weekend after a tournament in Colorado City. Storm is a local youth sports travel team, founded by Anthony Knox.
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An Airbus with 150 people onboard crashed in the southern French Alps on Tuesday, officials said. The A320, operated by Lufthansaâs budget airline Germanwings, was flying from Barcelona to Dusseldorf and went down in the Digne region of the Alps-De-Haute Province, according to Reuters. There were 144 passengers, two pilots and four crew members, Germanwings said. "We are sorry to confirm that flight 4U9525 is an accident," the airline said on Twitter.
Today will be sunny with a high near 86. Winds from the south-southwest at 5 to 15 mph will shift to the west in the afternoon. Gusts could get as high as 25 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 58 and west-southwest winds at 5 to 10 mph. After midnight, winds will become south-southeast.
Learn more at weather.gov.
Fifty-four Sweetwater High School students made the A-Honor Roll in the fourth six weeks of the 2014-2015 school year and Texas National Bank continued with its commitment to recognize and award one lucky scholar from each grade with $50. The winners of the Texas National Bank Good Grades Pay Award for the fourth six seeks of the 2014-2015 school year were Jacob Coppedge (9th Grade), Lichen Zhang (10th Grade), Mikeilah Foust (11th Grade) and Colin Dunn (12th Grade).
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Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller honored Leah Warren, a senior at Sweetwater High School as the winner of the Texas Department of Agricultureâs monthly GROW award. The award Gives Recognition for Outstanding Work to middle and high school students who demonstrate leadership and excellence inside and outside the classroom.
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