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August 29th, 2014

Sammy Baugh Classic kicks off

August 29, 2014

The 2014 Family RV Center Sammy Baugh Classic kicked off on Thursday evening at Mustang Bowl with the Haskell Indians taking on the Grape Creek Eagles. Shown are the Haskell Indian cheerleaders just before kick-of Thursday evening.

See the full story in Friday's print edition.

Texas AFT President endorses Wortham

August 29, 2014

Texas AFT President Linda Bridges recently announced her endorsement of Greg Wortham for Texas Senate in the Sept. 9 Special Election.
"As president of the Texas branch of the American Federation of Teachers, I am pleased to announce Texas AFT’s endorsement of Greg Wortham in the Senate District 28 special election."

See the full story in Friday's print edition.

New doctors welcomed to RPMH

August 29, 2014

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday morning to welcome Dr. James Marvel and Dr. Jennifer Liedtke to Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.

See the full story in Friday's print edition.

Local Sports Calendar

August 29, 2014

FRIDAY, AUG. 29
Football
Season Openers
Family RV Sammy Baugh Classic: Sweet-water varsity hosts Lubbock High, 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe varsity at Hawley, 7:30 p.m.
Blackwell varsity at Ster-ling City, 7:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, AUG. 30
Football
Family RV Sammy Baugh Classic: Lubbock Coronado vs. Weatherford (season openers), 3 p.m.
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity at Shallowater, 10:30 a.m.

GC outscores Haskell in game called at halftime

August 29, 2014

Grape Creek held a 26-16 halftime lead against Has-kell at halftime of Thurs-day’s opener of the 10th annual Family RV Sammy Baugh Classic. But as they prepared for the second half, Mother Nature got in the way of more football.
After players and fans scurried for cover and fol-lowing a one-hour wait, the game was suspended due to dangerous lightning that hit the area right as the third quarter was about to start.

See the full story in Friday's print edition in Sports.

Highland, MC cancel after lightning strikes

August 29, 2014

Highland’s season open-er against Motley County at Jayton’s Gridiron Classic was cancelled Thursday at the 4:14 mark of the first quarter because of the lightning which struck the area.

See the full story in Friday's print edition in Sports.

Events lined up for this weekend

August 29, 2014

Tonight, August 29, the Sweetwater FFA will have a hamburger supper before the Lubbock High vs. Sweetwater football game from 4-7:30 p.m. at the Sweetwater High School cafeteria.
Plates will include hamburger, chips, potato salad, beans, Mustang cake, water, iced tea and coffee. Proceeds will benefit the Sweetwater FFA Chapter.
Tickets can be purchased from any Sweetwater FFA member or by contacting Mr. Rains at (325)235-7827, or Mr. Mitchell at (325)235-7844.

Local weekend weather outlook

August 29, 2014

Today, we'll have a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with partly sunny skies and a high near 93. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph.
Those rain chances will remain this evening, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 71. Winds will shift to the south-southeast around 10 mph.
We'll be dry for the rest of the weekend, with highs in the mid to upper 90s and lows in the mid 70s. Winds will gradually increase throughout the weekend, with gusts as high as 25 mph on Sunday night.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

August 28th

Relay For Life to host second Bark For Life event

August 28, 2014

Relay for Life of Nolan County is once again holding "Bark for Life" from 9-11 a.m. at Newman Park on Saturday, Sept. 13.

See the full story in Thursday's print edition.

Blood drive slated for Sept. 3 in Sweetwater

August 28, 2014

A community blood drive will be held at First Financial Bank in Sweetwater on Wednesday, Sept. 3. The Meek Blood Center bloodmobile will accept donations from 12 p.m. until 6 p.m.

See the full story in Thursday's print edition.

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