September 30th, 2014
Rodney Foster made the presentation of the 2014 Outstanding Male Citizen to Gil Cherry on behalf of the family of Wes Bishop, who earned last yearâ€™s honor.
Foster continued, â€śOur 2014 Outstanding Male Citizen is truly outstanding. I could think of many adjectives that describe him, but the following sum it up best: Godly, servant leader, family man and energy.â€ť
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Receiving the honor of 2014 Business of the Year was Allenâ€™s Family Style Meals. Presenting the honor was Terry Pittman, superintendent of Sweetwater Independent School District. SISD was the 2013 recipient of the Business of the Year award.
Urvin and Lizzie Allen opened Allenâ€™s CafĂ© at 101 Oak Street in 1942. This was across from the T&P Rail Depot. After Urvin passed away in 1946, Lizzie continued to operate the cafĂ© for several years.
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The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Coffee at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 1, at Lone Star Ag Credit, located at 400 E. 3rd Street in Sweetwater.
Learn more in Tuesday's print edition.
The Sweetwater High School junior varsity volleyball team is in action today, hosting Levelland at 5 p.m. at the SHS gym. The varsity match begins at about 6 p.m.
The Sweetwater Middle School eighth grade White football team won big, 36-0, at Andrews on Thursday but the eighth grade Red football team lost 24-12.
Sweetwaterâ€™s two seventh grade football teams lost this past week to Andrews and are still looking for their first victories of the year.
Read the full stories in Tuesday's print edition in Sports.
Sweetwater High School lost to Snyder in a district varsity tennis match here on Saturday.
See results and more in Tuesday's print edition in Sports.
The Mustang Baseball Classic golf tournament will be held Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Sweetwater Country Club with a 10 a.m. shotgun start.
Read the full story in Tuesday's print edition in Sports.
Today, September 30, the Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department will be administering the flu vaccine from 8 to 11:30 a.m. only.
Also, Hoyt Place, located at 1700 Hoyt Avenue, will have a Classic Country, Kicking Karaoke Party on Tuesday, Sept. 30, between the hours of 5:30-7 p.m.
There will have a BBQ potluck and Karaoke Sing-a-long conducted by Mrs. Mary Dement, and everyone is invited! For more information contact Hoyt Place at (325) 235-5655.
Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 89. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms and a low around 68. Winds will remain from the south around 10 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.
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