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July 15th, 2015

Power 103 on location in Sweetwater

July 15, 2015

Chris Andrews with radio station Power 103 of Abilene is on location at the Nolan County Plaza in front of Suddenlink Communications until 1 p.m. as part of the cable company's Customer Appreciation Day.

Upcoming events for tomorrow

July 15, 2015

Tomorrow, July 16, Story Hour at the County-City Library for parents and their children will be at 10:45 a.m. Library staff will lead the parents and children in stories and songs. Call 235-4978 for more information or go to
Also, the Sweetwater Kiwanis Club will be having their annual pre-teen swim day at the city pool from 1-6 p.m. Kiwanis will pay the entrance fee for children 4-12 years old and be providing popsicles throughout the day.

Clothing drive underway at local Bealls store

July 15, 2015

Shown is Sweetwater Bealls store manager Jennifer Lotzenhiser next to the donation box for the Stage Stores Community Counts Clothing Drive. Customers are invited to make donations of new or gently used clothing until July 21, at the local store located at 608 E. Broadway. All clothing donated locally will benefit the West Texas Children’s Advocacy Center.

Sweetwater's weather for Wednesday

July 15, 2015

Today will be sunny with a high near 96. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 72 and southern winds at 10 to 15 mph.
Visit to learn more.

July 14th

Ribbon cutting tomorrow

July 14, 2015

The City of Roscoe will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for Main Street Antiques & Uniques at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 15 at 301 Main Street in Roscoe.

Tuesday's local weather outlook

July 14, 2015

Today will be sunny with a high near 96. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect clear conditions tonight, with a low around 71 and south-southeast winds at 10 to 15 mph.
Visit to learn more.

July 13th

Nolan Nursing resident crochets hats for newborns at RPMH

July 13, 2015

Pictured are Marcella Williams, R.N. O.B. nurse at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital and Lenore Rakes, resident of Nolan Nursing and Rehab. Rakes has been using her talents to crochet hats for the new born babies as they leave the hospital. Rakes presented the hats to Williams at a recent visit and is already working on her next set.

TSTC receives single accreditation approval

July 13, 2015

Texas State Technical College has achieved single accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Previously, the four Texas State Technical Colleges (TSTC Waco, TSTC Harlingen, TSTC West Texas and TSTC Marshall) had been individually accredited by SACSCOC.

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

Local student honored at SkillsUSA Championships

July 13, 2015

Students from technical education programs in Sweetwater-area high schools and colleges won the nation's highest awards at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference.
Jon Lewis, from Sweetwater and a student at Texas State Tech College-West Texas (Sweetwater), was awarded a Skill Point Certificate in Information Technology Services.

Read more in Monday's print edition or subscribe to our e-edition.

Free Slurpees enjoyed at 7-11

July 13, 2015

On July 11 each year a certain convenience store chain celebrates 7-Eleven Day. It is also known to customers as Free Slurpee Day. In what’s become an annual event, 7-Eleven stores give away one free Slurpee per customer on July 11. Jordan Gunter enjoys a free Slurpee from 7-11 on July 11 in Sweetwater.

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