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March 27th, 2014
Woman's Forum in Sweetwater is getting ready for Library Tag Day, which will be held on Wednesday, April 2. All donations will be used by the local library for the many programs that are being used today and programs that are planned in the coming year.
The Woman's Forum was formed in 1950 by Mrs. Ione Dulaney Perry to create interest and support for a movement to build a public library for Nolan County. Various Nolan County clubs were asked to be Forum club members and individual memberships were also accepted, which is true of membership today.
Updates on district-wide maintenance and facilities were given as part of the report presented by Sweetwater ISD Superintendent Terry Pittman on Thursday evening at the SISD Board of Trustees' meeting.
The board has been considering several individuals to make up a facilities committee, as the district is well aware of the ongoing construction and expansion projects taking place in the community.
Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 85. Winds will be breezy from the southwest at 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 53 and breezy winds from the west-southwest at 15 to 20 mph. Winds will decrease to 10 to 15 mph in the evening.
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This Friday will be Red Night at the Sweetwater Mustang Baseball game against the Wylie Bulldogs at 7 p.m. Those wearing red will get in the game free!
The first 50Â wearing red to enter the game will receive aÂ red ticket at the gate for a free popcorn and soft drink.
At the Monday night meeting of the Nolan County Hospital District's board of directors, approval was given to cancel the board election, due to the fact that there were no opposed candidates.
However, board members will be considering a candidate for a replacement for the unexpired term for District 1 between now and next month's meeting.
Sweetwater Fastpitch Softball Association held its opening ceremonies Saturday at Fraley Park for girls ages 5-14.
A total of 15 teams are participating in the league, which is divided up into five age divisions. Several games were played Saturday at the park following the introduction of each teams' players and coaches.
The Sweetwater ISD Board of Trustees approved a change in the school calendar for the snow/ice make-up days during their meeting held on Thursday night.
Friday, April 18 and Monday, May 26 will now be regular school days for the district instead of the Good Friday and Memorial Day holidays.
Today, we'll have a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Otherwise, it will be partly sunny, with a high near 68 and windy conditions from the south at 15 to 20 mph. Winds will increase to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 57 and breezy winds from the south at 20 to 25 mph. Gusts could get as high as 35 mph.
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The Kiwanis Club of Sweetwater is hosting its first-ever scholarship golf tournament in conjunction with the Sweetwater Country Club.
The event will be held on Saturday, March 29, with registration starting at 8:30 a.m. and tee times starting at 9 a.m. Entry fees are $45 per person (pre-registration) or $50 for those registering on the day of the tournament.
Fees include green fee, cart and range balls. While the event is a four-person scramble, single participants can register and will be accepted.
Several Sweetwater High School choir and band students were honored with resolutions for advancing to state competition during Thursday nightâ€™s meeting of the Sweetwater ISD Board of Trustees.
Four Sweetwater High School choir students recently qualified for the UIL State Solo and Ensemble contest. Pictured are SISD choir director Jenny Doggett; choir students Dylan Jimenez, Eliza Delgado, Kilanie Arpin, and Allison Winslett; and SHS principal Stacy Jones.