March 2nd, 2015

GC rallies past Highland

March 2, 2015

ABILENE — After basi-cally dominating the first two quarters of Saturday’s Region II-1A semifinal over a team they had eliminated in the regional finals each of the past two years, foul trouble and a fierce Garden City press caught up to the Highland girls basketball team at Abilene Christian University. It resulted in a 37-33 loss as the Lady Kats advanced to Sunday’s re-gional final.

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Local weather for Monday

March 2, 2015

This morning, we'll have a chance of drizzle with some patchy fog, then a slight chance of rain after noon. Otherwise, expect cloudy skies and a high near 40, with northern wind around 5 mph becoming eastern in the afternoon.
For tonight, there will be 20 percent chance of showers, with cloudy conditions and a low around 39. Winds will be from the east at 5 to 10 mph, shifting to the south after midnight.
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SISD students honored with resolutions

March 2, 2015

Mya Jackson, a student at Sweetwater Middle School, was honored with a resolution at the recent Sweetwater ISD Board of Trustees meeting for qualifying for the state-level competition in archery.
Sweetwater High School student Alexis Martinez recently earned a seat in the ATSSB All-State Band and was honored with a resolution at the meeting as well.

Author Alison Moore to attend local book club meeting

March 2, 2015

Let's Talk Books, the book club of the County-City Library, is proud to announce that Alison Moore, author of "Riders on the Orphan Train," will be at its next meeting held on Tuesday, March 3 at noon in the library's Community Room.

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STEM programs could be key to Texas' future

March 2, 2015

ROSCOE — Six years have passed since Roscoe High School transformed into Roscoe Collegiate High School. Instead of graduating with a traditional diploma, most of Roscoe's seniors leave the campus with an invaluable life tool — an associate degree.

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February 27th

VIDEO OF THE DAY: The Best Foods for a Longer Life

February 27, 2015

When it comes to maintaining health in our later years, eating right and fueling our bodies with nutritious food is key. Krystin Goodwin highlights the best foods for a longer life.

Highland Heights UMC collecting items for Samaritan Hospitality House

February 27, 2015

Churches featured in this week's Religion page are: Bethel Assembly of Sweetwater, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, and Highland Heights United Methodist Church.

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Inspirational concert event set for Saturday at SMA

February 27, 2015

The Applause Music Series is continuing its acclaimed programming with “Lift Every Voice” 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.

Read more in Friday's print edition or our e-edition (subscription required).

Bender honored for dedicated service to regional childcare services programs

February 27, 2015

Jimmie Bender began to work for Child Care Services in July 1991 and within 30 days was elevated to the position of director – the third such one in the program’s short eight month existence. Over the course of the next 23 years, she successfully led her team through a myriad of changes – including changes in oversight from the Department of Health and Human Services, to the Texas Workforce Commission and finally to the local Workforce Development Board — and also through changes in contractor agencies, which included relocating the entire operation from Sweetwater to Abilene. 

SW girls have 1-2 Classic finish

February 27, 2015

The Sweetwater High School varsity and JV girls golf teams not only hosted a tournament Wednesday at Sweetwater Country Club, but also made off with most of the hardware.

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Sweetwater’s varsity and JV baseball teams try again to begin their seasons and the varsity...
Maddie Jones of Sweet-water, the team’s floor leader this season, has been named to the All-...
MONDAY, MARCH 2 Baseball Sweetwater JV White at Wall (season opener), 4 p.m. Golf Blackwell boys...


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