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July 16th, 2014

KTAB On The Road stops in Sweetwater

July 16, 2014

KTAB On The Road stopped in Sweetwater on Tuesday and had a day full of events and fun at Newman Park.
Shown above are Brittany Pelletz and Bob Bartlett (left) preparing the 5 p.m. live news broadcast.
Find more photos on Page 1 of Wednesday's edition.

Black Comedy performance Thursday, Friday

July 16, 2014

Roscoe native Katy Fullwood has organized a charity theatre event for the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium. All proceeds from the performance of "Black Comedy" by Peter Shaffer will go towards the restoration of the Municipal Auditorium.
The play will be performed at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 17 and Friday, July 18. For questions or more information, contact Katy at 325-436-1510.
Pictured are the actors at their final dress rehearsal.

Today's local events

July 16, 2014

Today, July 16, the Summer Reading Party will be held at the County-City Library at 10 a.m.
The “Science Rocks” summer reading program is coming to an end, so come join the fun activities, prizes and ice cream sundaes. For more information, call the Library at 235-4978.
Tonight, the 4th and Elm Church of Christ will host a “Movie on the Lawn” on Wednesday, July 16, starting around 8:30 p.m.

Sweetwater's forecast for Wednesday

July 16, 2014

Today will be partly sunny, with a high near 92 and southern winds at 10 to 15 mph. And after 1 p.m., we'll have a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Expect mostly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 73 and south-southeastern winds at 10 to 15 mph. Gusts could get as high as 25 mph. After 2 a.m., we'll have a 60% chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

July 15th

Jim McKenzie named mayor of Sweetwater

July 15, 2014

Jim McKenzie was appointed on Tuesday morning to serve as Mayor of Sweetwater to fill the unexpired term following the resignation of Mayor Greg Wortham.
The meeting, held at City Hall, allowed the City Commissioners the opportunity to accept Wortham's resignation, which was effective on July 8, 2014 at 5 p.m. Sweetwater City Manager Eddie Brown explained that Wortham submitted his resignation so that he could concentrate on his run for the Texas Senate seat vacated by Robert Duncan.

TSTC student organizations adopt-a-spot

July 15, 2014

The Student Government Association (SGA) at Texas State Technical College in Sweetwater recently developed a plan to adopt-a-spot. The SGA volunteered to beautify the flowerbeds near the Student Center. They cleaned out the beds and then planted flowers for the season. The even found a critter in the flowerbed. They weren’t sure exactly what the creature was at first, so they snapped a picture and turned to Facebook. It didn’t take long before their suspicions were confirmed, it was a salamander.

Local events for Tuesday

July 15, 2014

Today, July 15, the Adult Literacy/ESL class will meet at the County-City Library at 10 a.m.
Instructors will help you learn to read, improve your reading skills, improve your English skills or help you read to your children. Call 235-4978 for more information.

Tuesday's local forecast

July 15, 2014

Today, we'll see mostly cloudy skies and a high near 91. Winds will be from the east-northeast at 5 to 15 mph, and we'll also have a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Expect those rain chances to decrease to 20% tonight, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 70. Winds will be from the east at 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

July 14th

Teen book club meets today

July 14, 2014

The 3rd annual Teen Book Club will meet at the County-City Library Monday, July 14, at 1:30 p.m. There will be games and food and those attending will discuss the book. The book chosen this year is, "If I Stay," by Gayle Forman. Call 235-4978 for more information or go to www.sweetwaterlibrary.org.

KTAB On The Road to stop in Sweetwater Tuesday

July 14, 2014

KTAB On The Road will stop in Sweetwater on their tour of five towns in five days. Sweetwater residents will get the chance to meet Bob Bartlett, Brittany Pelletz, Sam Nichols and David Robinett on Tuesday, July 15, at Newman Park. The event will be from 4-10:30 p.m.
KTAB4U will broadcast at 4 p.m. and KTAB News will broadcast at 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. live. There will be a poster making tent (decorate a poster and hold it up during the newscasts).
There will be also free food, family fun, games and prizes. Musical guest will be Mark Powell and Lariat.

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