September 2nd, 2015
Michael Lawrence was named the Sweetwater Mustangs Player of the Week.
Marc Mero, Former WWE and WCW Wrestling Champion and Americaâs number one requested school presenter is in Sweetwater today and will speak at Sweetwater High School. He spoke to Sweetwater High School students and Sweetwater Middle School students during the day at the Sweetwater High School Auditorium and will speak at a community event at 7 p.m. at the SHS Auditorium.
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) conducted a traffic stop Tuesday on IH-40, yielding over 34 pounds of marijuana valued at over $211,000. At approximately 4:22 p.m., a DPS trooper conducted a traffic stop on a 2014 Nissan Maxima passenger car traveling eastbound on IH-40, for a traffic violation, near Vega in Oldham County. The occupants of the Maxima were identified as Mynor Ivan Arana, 26, of Houston and Nourak Chanthalangsy, 32, of Fresno, Calif. During the traffic stop, the trooper discovered 32 bundles of marijuana in the trunk.
Sweetwater's weather is fair today with a current temperature of 84 degrees. The high will be 95 degrees and the low tonight will be 69 degrees. The rest of the day is expected to be sunny and tonight's skies will be mostly clear according to the National Weather Service in San Angelo.
The National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration hosts the National Chuck Wagon Championship Cook-Off in Lubbock on Sept. 12. The full Symposium is held Sept. 11-13 at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center and Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts. The annual cook-off boasts one of the largest chuck wagon gatherings in the nation, with wagon crews competing trophy buckles, cash awards, and prizes of over $10,000. Each wagon is required to prepare a complete meal of chicken fried steak, pinto beans, potatoes, fruit cobbler and bread.
Today will be sunny with a high near 93. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 71 and south-southeast winds around 10 mph.
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A jury panel has been chosen and opening statements will begin at 2:30 p.m. today in the 32nd Judicial District Court for the trial of Felipe DeJesus Lozano, 21, of Luling.
Lozano was indicted Aug. 21, 2012 for indecency with a child by contact, a second degree felony.
The victim was under the age of 17 on June 23, 2012, when the alleged crime is said to have occurred.
Today will be sunny with a high near 94. Winds will be from the south-southeast at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 72 and southern winds around 10 mph.
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Robert Valice âRobâ Hohman, 47, passed away on August 22, 2015 in Sweetwater.
Service will be at noon on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium with Reverend Eric Von Atzigen officiating. A private family graveside service will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery. McCoy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
What are this week's top stories for Sweetwater and Nolan County? Take a look:
Monday, August 24, 2015:
Beloved police sergeant mourned by community
Wednesday, August 26, 2015:
Rotary District Governor attends Sweetwater meeting
Friday, August 28, 2015:
Marrujo found guilty
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