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February 18th, 2015

Autism topic of upcoming TSTC event

February 18, 2015

Walker Kyle is an expert on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). He will be presenting a four-hour conference on Saturday, March 7 at Texas State Technical College designed to educate parents and caregivers of children afflicted with ASD on how to develop strategies to deal with the disorder.

Learn more in Wednesday's print or e-edition (subscription required).

FCCLA students visit J.P. Cowen

February 18, 2015

Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) recently visited J.P. Cowen Early Childhood Center to spread the word about the importance of nutrition. Members worked very hard in weeks leading up to this visit.

Learn more in Wednesday's edition, in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

DeLeon wins contest

February 18, 2015

The winner of the Sweetwater Reporter and Sweetwater Floral Valentine’s Day drawing for a dozen roses was Lexi DeLeon. She is the daughter of Matt and Stacey DeLeon.

Wednesday's local weather

February 18, 2015

Today will be sunny with a high near 62. Winds will be from the south-southwest at 5 to 10 mph, shifting to the southeast in the afternoon.
Expect clear skies tonight, with a low around 38 and east-southeast winds at 5 to 10 mph. After midnight, winds will change to the south.
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February 17th

Car show proceeds to benefit local families

February 17, 2015

Manny Gutierrez stands alongside his 2014 Ford Mustang GT. Gutierrez, owner of Sweetwater Auto-Tire, is holding a car show at his business, located at 700 E. Broadway, on March 7, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Read more in Tuesday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

Big Country Electric Cooperative announces Operation Round Up

February 17, 2015

Big Country Electric Cooperative has initiated Operation Round Up: to allow the cooperative and its members to partner together to provide financial assistance to those in need locally. This program is supported by co-op members whose electric bills are “Rounded Up” to the nearest dollar.

Read more in Tuesday's edition, in print or our e-edition (subscription required).

Pageant contestants attend tea

February 17, 2015

This year's Miss Snake Charmer Pageant contestants attended the pageant tea Sunday at Java Jax in Sweetwater. Pictured left to right are (top row) Mikeilah Foust, Karleigh Coldiron, Taylor Soliz, Samantha Ortega, Casey Whoolery-Pratt, (bottom row) Skye Henderson, Jacy Sparks, Cheyenne Hamilton and Krista Clower. Not pictured are Abigail McPherson, Marisa Moncada and Kala Wofford. The pageant contestants will attend Media Day on Friday.

Tuesday's local forecast

February 17, 2015

Today, we'll have a 30 percent chance of snow before noon, which will usher in mostly cloudy then sunny skies with a high near 49. Winds will be from the west-northwest around 5 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 31 and west-northwest winds around 5 mph. In the evening, winds will shift to the south-southwest.
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February 16th

Do you know...

February 16, 2015

The Pioneer Museum in Sweetwater is searching for any information on this photo. Anyone with information on who the people in the photo are or leads to other information or to people who may have more information may call Melonnie Hicks or Betty Turner at the museum at 325-235-8547. Any and all information is appreciated.

NCF golf classic slated for April 18

February 16, 2015

Members of the Nolan County Foundation are announcing their annual Golf Classic has been scheduled for Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the Sweetwater Country Club. According to Homer Taylor, President and Executive Director of the NCF, this event is the main source of funds for this annual college scholarship event.

Read more in Monday's edition, in print or in our e-edition (subscription required).

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