April 9th, 2015

Thursday's local weather

April 9, 2015

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 85. Winds will be from the west-northwest at 5 to 15 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 53 and north-northwest winds at 5 to 15 mph. Winds will shift to the northeast in the evening.
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April 8th

Roscoe students attend Operation Hope banquet

April 8, 2015

Jovanah Guzman, a sophomore and Zachary Rangel, a freshman from Roscoe Collegiate High School, were chosen to attend the Operation Hope Banquet in Lubbock on Saturday, March 28 with sponsors Mrs. Marsha Alexander and Mrs. Tamara Alexander.

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Wanted Wednesday

April 8, 2015

Investigators with the 32nd Judicial District Attorney’s Office, the Nolan County Sheriff’s Office and the Sweetwater Police Department are actively searching for a 32-year-old fugitive, who’s been hiding to avoid detection by law enforcement. Joshua James Raney, a repeat offender who has compiled several arrests in Nolan County, is now wanted on outstanding warrant #11798 that was issued out of the 32nd Judicial District Court on Feb. 19, for the offense of possession of a controlled substance.

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Annual run to benefit local school

April 8, 2015

If you're looking for a way to enjoy the spring weather while raising money for a good cause, look no further than the 3rd Annual "Beat the Street for Little Feet".
A new race, the 31.07-mile ultra marathon, will kick off this year's event at 5 a.m. on Saturday, April 25 at Cornerstone Christian School, part of 4th and Elm Church of Christ.

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Torres, Lady Hornets are given all-BC hoop honors

April 8, 2015

Rhett Torres of Sweetwa-ter and three Highland Lady Hornets have been given All-Big Country basketball recognition from the Abilene Reporter-News.

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S’water in 1st after 18-5 win

April 8, 2015

BIG SPRING — There is no longer a tie for first place in District 2-4A. Sweetwater is all alone at the top after a surprisingly one-sided 18-5 rout at Big Spring Tuesday.

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Lady ‘Stangs are RQ

April 8, 2015

LAMESA — Despite being a distant 111 shots behind Snyder after Tuesday’s final round, Sweetwater’s girls golf team easily earned the right to advance to the regional tournament in Lubbock with its second-place District 2-4A finish.

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Local weather for Wednesday

April 8, 2015

Today, we'll have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with partly sunny skies and a high near 85. Winds will be breezy and from the south at 15 to 20 mph.
Those rain chances will increase to 30 percent tonight, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 64. Winds will continue to be breezy and from the south at 15 to 20 mph.
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April 7th

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Duke's Fantastic Freshmen Lead the Blue Devils to the National Title

April 7, 2015

Duke's freshmen lead them to the national title.

Destination Imagination teams honored by SISD school board

April 7, 2015

The Sweetwater Intermediate School Destination Imagination Teams; the Sneaky Snakes – Will Dempsey, Haylee Gartrell, Kate Hall, Mackenzie Hawkins, Justin Hefner and Brenna vonAtzigen; and the Stone-Agers – Tabatha Baugh, Mea Cedillo, Jackson Dodd, Trey Jimenez, Tyler Marlett, Noah Hannah and Claire Paty were recently honored by the Sweetwater ISD School Board.

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