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September 26th, 2014

WASP Museum joins Smithsonian Magazine’s Tenth Annual Museum Day Live this Saturday

September 26, 2014

The WASP Museum will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s tenth annual Museum Day Live! A nationwide event, Museum Day Live! offers free admission to visitors presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket at a participating museum or cultural institution.

Read the full story in Friday's print edition.

Attorney General candidate Houston visits Sweetwater, talks ethics

September 26, 2014

Sam Houston believes he's the best choice for Texas Attorney General — a powerful office with a budget of more than a half-billion dollars — and he wants you to believe so, too.
A native of Colorado City, Houston (which is indeed his real name), has practiced law in the city of Houston for the past 26 years. Houston ran unopposed on the Democratic ticket and now faces Republican frontrunner and state senator Ken Paxton. The general election will be held Nov. 4.

Read the full story in Friday's print edition.

SHS hosts district opener on Saturday

September 26, 2014

Sweetwater High School’s volleyball team plays its District 2-4A opener by hosting Snyder at noon Saturday. The Lady Mustangs will bring a 15-9 record into the match.

Read more in Friday's print edition in Sports.

SW, Roscoe have their final tuneups for district tonight

September 26, 2014

Sweetwater has a chance to go into district play undefeated for the first time since 2005.
Roscoe (1-3) will also end the non-district portion of its schedule.

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

Local weekend weather outlook

September 26, 2014

Today we'll have partly sunny skies with a high near 81. Winds will be from the southeast around 5 p.m., and we'll have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Those rain chances will stick around this evening, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 61. Winds will come from the south-southeast at 5 to 10 mph.
For Saturday and Sunday, we'll see highs in the lower 80s, with lows in the lower 60s. Winds will mainly come from the south throughout the weekend, around 5 to 10 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

September 25th

Grand Jury indicts 15

September 25, 2014

A Nolan County Grand Jury recently indicted 15 people. Eleven of those indictments were sealed. The following cases were true-billed:
Ronnie Scott Jones was indicted for aggravated sexual assault of a child, a first degree felony.

Read the full story in Thursday's print edition.

Residents urged to ‘paint the town purple’

September 25, 2014

Relay For Life of Nolan County is going to paint the town purple and invites all residents to join.
Monday, Sept. 29 through Friday, Oct. 3 will be the designated "Paint the Town Purple" week for homes and businesses county-wide.

Read the full story in Thursday's print edition.

Future Sweetwater class begins at TSTC

September 25, 2014

Future Sweetwater class of 2014-2015 members attended orientation at Texas State Technical College in Sweetwater recently. Shown are the students, sophomores at Sweetwater High School.

Read the full story in Thursday's print edition.

Phone scam hits locally

September 25, 2014

Another phone scam has made its way to Sweetwater, but the method being used this time has become a state and nation-wide problem in the past few months.
Sweetwater resident Ron Smith received a phone call recently, which showed his own landline phone number on the Caller ID. Out of curiosity, he took the call and the recorded message--known as "robocalls"--came from "Rachel" at "Card Services".

Read the full story in Thursday's print edition.

DHRD donates to Skate Sweetwater

September 25, 2014

Dark Horse Roller Derby presented a $500 check on Wednesday to Skate Sweetwater during a Sweetwater Kiwanis Club meeting.

Learn more in Thursday's print edition.

WEDNESDAY,OCT. 1 Cross Country Sweetwater varsity and middle school runners compete at Clyde meet....
The possibility of a 2-0 start in district volleyball was well within Sweetwater’s reach against...
The Sweetwater High School junior varsity volleyball team is in action today, hosting Levelland at...

 

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