March 27th, 2015

Local churches plan Easter services

March 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, First United Methodist Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, Trinity Baptist Church, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

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Local attorney indicted

March 27, 2015

Sweetwater attorney John S. Young and a San Angelo bail bondsman, Ray Zapata, have been indicted on felony charges related to a will supposedly penned by one of Young's former clients.

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TSTC students sharpen skills at State Conference

March 27, 2015

2015 is a big year for SkillsUSA at TSTC in West Texas — big as in the biggest in 35 years. This year, the school brought 32 students to the SkillsUSA State Conference at TSTC in Waco, the largest number of participating students since 1980.

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Local sports calendar

March 27, 2015

Sweetwater JV Red will play at Lamesa, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity will play at Lamesa, 7 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity will play at Lamesa, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV will play at Lamesa, 7 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity boys and girls will be competing at Snyder tournament starting at 8 a.m.
Sweetwater varsity and JV girls will be competing at Cisco meet.
Roscoe varsity boys and girls will be competing at San Angelo meet.
Highland varsity boys and girls will be competing at Jayton meet.
Blackwell varsity and junior high boys and girls at Trent meet.

Hunt leads by 9 after opening leg of district tourney

March 27, 2015

Only five strokes separate the top two teams following Thursday’s opening leg of the District 2-4A boys golf tournament at Sweetwater Country Club.

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SW going to Lamesa

March 27, 2015

Tuesday was a good day for Sweetwater’s baseball and softball teams. The Mustangs opened district by crushing Levelland 10-3, while the Lady Mustangs overcame a 7-1 deficit to rout Levelland 20-9 in five innings and improve their district mark to 1-1 and stay within a game of first place.

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SMS track teams at Merkel’s meet

March 27, 2015

Results from Sweetwater Middle School track teams at Merkel’s Run & Gun meet Tuesday are listed. These athletes go to Colorado City’s meet this Tuesday, then end their season with the district meet at Snyder which will be held on April 9.

Find the results in Friday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Weekend weather for Sweetwater

March 27, 2015

Today will be sunny with a high near 79. Winds will be from the southwest around 10 mph.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 53 and southern winds at 5 to 10 mph.
This weekend, we'll see highs in the upper 80s with lows in the mid to upper 50s. Winds will be from the south and southwest, changing over to north-northeast on Sunday night.
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March 26th

Transplant recipient is going strong six years later

March 26, 2015

When Alicia Vasquez found out her kidneys were failing, it could have been a death sentence.
Thanks to medical science, a generous brother and an unparalleled perseverance and will to live, Vasquez has improved steadily since her transplant more than six years ago. Today, she looks forward to many more years.

Read more in Thursday's edition, by subscribing to our e-edition or in print.

Atmos Energy to flare natural gas in Nolan County

March 26, 2015

Atmos Energy crews and contractors will oversee controlled natural gas flarings during the week of March 24-April 1, 2015, at various times on the property of Buzzi Unicem USA’s Maryneal plant. The company will be performing maintenance on a section of natural gas pipeline in the area as part of normal, routine maintenance operations.

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