March 26th, 2015

SW girls golf teams rank 2-3 after first leg of 2-4A tourney

March 26, 2015

Sweetwater’s No. 1 and No. 2 girls golf teams rank second and third, respec-tively, in the standings after going to Snyder’s Sammy Baugh WTC course Tuesday for the opening leg of the District 2-4A tournament.
Sweetwater I shot 379 and trails first-place Snyder by 48 shots, while Sweetwater II is next with a 422 total, seven ahead of Levelland.

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Thursday's local weather

March 26, 2015

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 64. Winds will be breezy and from the north at 10 to 20 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 45 and northern winds at 5 to 10 mph. In the evening, winds will shift to the south.
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March 25th

Haemophilus influenzae disease: Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department monthly focus on diseases

March 25, 2015

Haemophilus influenzae disease, including Hib disease, is caused by the bacterium Haemophilus influenzae. There are six identifiable types of Haemophilus influenzae bacteria (a through f) and other non-identifiable types (called nontypeable). The one that most people are familiar with is Haemophilus influenzae type b, or Hib.

Learn more in Wednesday's edition, in print or our e-edition (subscription required).

American Pickers to film in Sweetwater

March 25, 2015

“Sweetwater is excited to welcome Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and Antique Archeology to the area,” stated an e-mail from the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce. The team will film episodes of their hit series ‘American Pickers’ throughout Western Texas. Filming is scheduled to begin next month.

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Heading for home

March 25, 2015

Sweetwater's Michael Lawrence rounds third base to score in the first inning of the Mustangs' District 2-4A baseball opener at Sportsman's Park on Tuesday against Levelland. Lawrence had three hits, including a pair of doubles, in a 10-3 win over the Lobos.

Sweetwater's softball team also won, beating Levelland 20-9. See those stories in Wednesday's Sports section on Page 7 or in our e-edition (subscription required).

Mayor proclaims Library Tag Day

March 25, 2015

Sweetwater Mayor Jim McKenzie joins members of the Women's Forum at City Hall Tuesday, where McKenzie
proclaimed that the first Wednesday in April be Library Tag Day.

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SW hits 4 HRs to crush L’land

March 25, 2015

After a rough start that saw it fall behind 7-1 after just 1 1/2 innings, the Sweetwater softball team produced runs here Tuesday at a furious pace — with the help of four home runs — the rest of the way to claim a 20-9 win over Levelland in five innings and its first win in district play.

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Mustangs roar in their 2-4A opener

March 25, 2015

Down 1-0 before coming to bat, Sweetwater roared back to beat Levelland 10-3 in its District 2-4A baseball opener here Tuesday.

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Lady Hornets’ trio win honors

March 25, 2015

Three Highland girls bas-ketball players have earned Class 1A all-state honors for their outstanding play this past season.

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Local weather for Wednesday

March 25, 2015

Today we'll see mostly sunny skies with a high near 88. Winds will be from the southwest around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Expect mostly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 44 and breezy winds from the northwest at 10 to 15 mph becoming northern at 20 to 25 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
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