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February 16th, 2015
Valeria Zavaleta presented a traffic safety lesson to Mrs. Angie Alvarez's first grade class at Southeast Elementary. Zavaleta is a student in FCCLA and DECA at Sweetwater High School.
Robert Williams, guest artist for SMA APPLAUSE Music Seriesâ fourth concert âLift Every Voiceâ is a native of Sweetwater. His singing began at Greater Zion Baptist Church when he was only a toddler.
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Six years ago, a local event was started to raise awareness and money to benefit the visually impaired children in the community. This year, the âRidinâ for Cash Bull Bashâ is once again gearing up and will take place Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Nolan County Coliseum.
Learn more in our weekend edition, either in print or in our e-edition (subscription required).
The Sweetwater Intermediate School Jump Rope Team had their final Sweetwater performance of the year on Tuesday evening during half time of the Sweetwater Mustang basketball game. The team showed their jump rope and dance skills to the crowded gym. They will perform during half time of the San Antonio Spurs basketball game against the Chicago Bulls on Sunday, March 8.
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A Sweetwater man accused of sexually assaulting a child was arrested last Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant.
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The Applause Music Series is continuing its acclaimed programming with âLift Every Voiceâ on Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium. Sponsored by Robert and Jimmie Bender, the upcoming concert is to feature a variety of artists and musical groups performing songs of inspiration.
Learn more in Thursday's edition, in print or our e-edition (subscription required).
Today will be mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny with a high near 52. Winds will be from the north-northeast at 5 to 10 mph, shifting to the east in the afternoon.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 36 and eastern winds at 5 to 10 mph. After midnight, winds will change to the south-southwest.
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The AARP Free Tax Help, in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will again be providing free income tax preparation service for all middle and low income taxpayers for the 2014 tax year beginning February 2015.
Find out the dates in Wednesday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.
Over 100 students from Sweetwater ISD ranging in grades fourth through eighth recently competed in the local spelling bees held at their respective campuses.
Learn more in Wednesday's edition, by subscribing to our e-edition or in print.
Low lake levels have put a damper on fishing and recreation at Lake Sweetwater. Now, there's another culprit which is leading to the decline of aquatic wildlife: golden algae.
Read more in Wednesday's print or e-edition (subscription required).