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March 19th, 2015
Sweetwater Fire Chief Grant Madden has three positions to fill within his ranks, but he shouldn't have too much trouble finding candidates for the job.
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The Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) recently held their spring quarterly meeting in Austin. Commissioner Mila Gibson of Sweetwater is pleased to announce that at the meeting, TCA Commissioners approved grant funding for the Sweetwater Independent School District, the County-City Library and the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium (SMA).
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Today, we'll have a 20% chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1 p.m. Expect mostly cloudy skies, with a high near 77 and southwest winds at 10 to 15 mph.
Those rain chances will increase to 50 percent, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 50. Winds from the south-southwest at 5 to 15 mph will shift to the north-northeast after midnight.
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Achieve Dental of Sweetwater recently contributed over 250 toothbrushes and tubes of toothpaste to the Emmanuel Fellowship Haiti Mission Team.
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Dave Densmore, 70, eldest son of Beth Densmore of Sweetwater and the late Dr. Al Densmore,Â was among six honorees Thursday night at the 25th annual induction ceremonies for the International Drag Racing Hall of Fame. DensmoreÂ received the Founders Award from Hall of Fame creator and drag racing legend Don Garlits.
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Today, we'll have a 20 percent chance of showers, with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 68. Winds will be calm and then shift to the south-southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Expect mostly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 55 and southern winds around 5 mph.
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First Financial Bank, N.A., and the Sweetwater Police Department have joined together to launch an Elderly Financial Exploitation and Abuse awareness and prevention program. The program will begin immediately in all First Financial Bank locations in the Sweetwater area.
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Abby Garcia reacts after her three-run homer for Sweetwater in the seventh inning Monday gave her team an 8-5 softball win over Ballinger at the Jerry Collins Complex. The Lady Mustangs play again today at Midland and begin district play Friday when they entertain to Snyder.
See the story in Sports on Page 7 of Tuesday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.
Joe Frank Cuellar will not receive a new trial, according to Phillip Gill, chief investigator with the 32nd Judicial District Attorney's Office.
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Math enthusiasm may be an oxymoron for many. But if anyone can get grade school kids fired up about arithmetic, it's Dr. Edward Burger.
Burger, who appeared at Sweetwater Intermediate School and Sweetwater Middle School on Friday, is a virtual rock star among mathematicians â€” as well as president of Southwestern University in Georgetown.
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