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February 6th, 2015
Two local cultural centers, the National WASP WWII Museum and the Pioneer Museum have formed an alliance with Sweetwater Intermediate School (SIS) to create a new program: Practical Prodigies. Ten Sweetwater Intermediate School students, who were chosen after a unique application process, will attend 10 sessions, each with a different theme and focal point.
Read more in Friday's edition, by subscribing to our e-edition or in print.
Today will be sunny with a high near 68. Winds will be from the south-southwest at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect clear skies tonight, with a low around 46 and southwest winds at 10 to 15 mph.
This weekend, we'll warm up to around 80 on Saturday and dip down to the low 70s by Sunday. Lows will be in the mid to upper 40s, with winds from the southwest on Saturday shifting to the north and northeast on Sunday.
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Sweetwater's Ty Crain and Isaiah McGee will be taking their football talents to the college ranks. On Wednesday (National Signing Day), the two Mustangs made the announcement at a special ceremony that was held at the Sweetwater High School library.
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In an effort to raise awareness of the dangers of cardiovascular diseases, Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) will once again hold a 24-Hour Treadmill Walkathon, Feb. 20-21, 2015. Set to step off at 2 p.m. on Feb. 20, the event will take place at the hospitalâ€™s new Community Wellness Center with proceeds benefiting the American Heart Association.
Learn more in Thursday's edition, by subscribing to our e-edition or in print.
Today, February 5, the Rolling Plains Unit of Retired School Personnel would like to invite all retired school employees to their meeting at Bee's Flowers and Gifts for lunch at 11:30 a.m. The program will be a presentation about robotics with a short business meeting to follow.
Also, all Sweetwater Farm, Minor and Major League players must attend try-outs before they will be drafted to a team. Try-outs will be tonight from 6-8 p.m. at the Sweetwater Little League Fields in Newman Park.
Today will be mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny with a high near 46. Winds will be from the north at 5 to 10 mph, with wind chill values between 20 and 30 early. In the afternoon, winds will shift to the south-southwest.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 34 and southern winds at 5 to 10 mph.
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A Sweetwater man had his probation revoked Monday in the 32nd Judicial Court, resulting in a 10-year prison sentence ordered by Judge Glen Harrison.
Read more in Wednesday's edition, in print or in our e-edition (subscription required).
The Tiger Cub Scouts Pack 146 recently toured the Sweetwater Reporter office to learn about each department and how they all work together to produce the newspaper. Pictured (in no particular order) are Jack Foster, Reece Kidd, Brady Kilgore, Lucas Palacios, Blaine Maestas, Christian Valenzuela and Joey Valenzuela. The tour wrapped up with a visit to the press room to learn how the newspaper is printed.
This morning, we'll see patchy fog before 9 a.m. Otherwise, expect mostly sunny skies, with a high near 64 and breezy winds from the west-southwest at 10 to 15 mph. Winds will change to the north at 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
We'll have mostly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 26 and blustery winds from the north at 20 to 25 mph. Gusts could get as high as 35 mph, and after midnight, winds will decrease to 10 to 15 mph.
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Becky Medina, director of the Sweetwater-Nolan County Welfare Association, said the office's funds designated for emergency assistance are critically low.
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