May 16th, 2015

Several athletes will play in FCA all-star games in June

May 16, 2015

In addition to three area coaches, a total of 14 area high school senior athletes and cheerleaders will be participating next month in the Big Country Fellowship of Christian Athletes All-Star Festival, a three-day event being held in three West Texas cities.

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$100,000 donation given by Tom Henderson and Newman Ranches

May 16, 2015

After accepting an award on behalf of her father, Henderson-Pitts called SMA board president Richard Smola to the podium to present the Auditorium with a donation check of $100,000 from her father and Newman Ranches.

SMA hosts APPLAUSE appreciation luncheon

May 16, 2015

The Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium recently hosted an appreciation luncheon for APPLAUSE members. Philanthropy/volunteer awards were also given. Ludlum Measurements was given a Philanthropy/volunteer award by the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium. Larry Ludlum is shown accepting the award.

WASP homecoming slated for Saturday

May 16, 2015

The National WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) World War II Museum Homecoming is set to begin Saturday, May 23 at 11 a.m. with a luncheon at Texas State Technical College (TSTC).
Museum Director Michael Ables expects at least 24 of the living WASPs to attend the ceremonies. About 140-150 of the 1,074 WASP program graduates are still alive.

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May 15th

Blood drives in Sweetwater on May 20

May 15, 2015

Two blood drives will take place in Sweetwater on Wednesday, May 20. Meek Blood Center bloodmobiles will be at First Financial Bank and the Lions Club building from noon until 6 p.m.

Get all the details in Friday's print edition or subscribe to our e-edition.

Rev. Jared Houze next priest of Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church

May 15, 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 Baptist Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, Saint Stephen's Episcopal Church, and Trinity Baptist Church.

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Courtyard flowers at Sweetwater Healthcare

May 15, 2015

IntegraCare employees Shorie Henderson (center) and Jessica Whiteside (right) get ready to plant flowers in the courtyard at Sweetwater Healthcare Center. Henderson and Whiteside have clients in their care residing at the facility. May 10-16 is National Nursing Home Week. Also pictured is Janice Boil, marketing director at Sweetwater Healthcare.

Golf course could see partial shutdown

May 15, 2015

There's been no shortage of rain in the Big County this year. Unfortunately, there hasn't been significant precipitation where it matters most as far as Sweetwater and Nolan County residents are concerned — over key lakes and watersheds which the city draws its water from such as Oak Creek Reservoir.

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Future Sweetwater class graduates

May 15, 2015

Future Sweetwater class of 2014-2015 members — made up of Sweetwater High School sophomores — graduated with a dinner and ceremony at Texas State Technical College this week. Future Sweetwater is a nine month program designed to provide information about municipal, county and state government and the responsibilities of leadership positions in an effort to create a pool of potential community leaders. It is offered to SHS sophomores annually.

Mustangs begin Round 2

May 15, 2015

After a two-game sweep in Lubbock last Friday against Borger, Sweetwater’s baseball team will be hoping for another quick series when it starts a best-of-3 area round playoff series with Fort Stockton tonight at Midland Greenwood.

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