August 4th, 2015

Local weather for Tuesday

August 4, 2015

Today will be mostly sunny and hot with a high near 98. Winds will be from the south around 10 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 76 and southern winds around 10 mph.
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August 3rd

Upcoming events for Tuesday

August 3, 2015

Tomorrow, August 4, through Saturday, August 22, pre-kindergarten registration for the 2015-2016 school year will be held at J.P. Cowen Early Childhood Center, located at 700 West 4th Street from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Children must be four years of age by Sept. 1.
Items to bring include proof of income, birth certificate (certified copy), Social Security card, shot record, proof of residence, and food stamps letter (if applicable). For more information, call 235-3482.

Local weather for Monday

August 3, 2015

Today, we'll have a 20% chance of thunderstorms, with partly sunny skies and a high near 98. Winds will be from the south-southeast around 10 mph.
Those rain chances will decrease to 10% tonight, with partly cloudy conditions and a low around 75. Winds will remain from the south-southeast at 5 to 10 mph.
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July 31st

Monday's local activities

July 31, 2015

On Monday, August 3, an Opening Reception for "The WASP: Untold Story - a Photographic Exhibit" will be held at 10 a.m. at the County-City Library, located at 206 Elm.
From August 3rd to September 25th, visitors to the Sweetwater County-City Library will have the opportunity to be among the first to see this exhibit, which features unfiltered, uncirculated and previously unseen photographs both of and by the young women who were training to become part of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) during World War II.

ICYMI (In Case You Missed It) - this week in review

July 31, 2015

What happened last week in Sweetwater and Nolan County? Here are our top three stories from the past week:

Weekend Edition, July 25-26, 2015:
RSB hosts "Ask the Fed" webcast

Tuesday, July 28, 2015:
Parents reminded to immunize their children before school begins

Friday, July 31, 2015
AJRA National Finals Rodeo kicks off at Nolan County Coliseum

Check out these stories and more in our e-edition (subscription required) or come by our office to pick up a copy!

Weekend weather for Sweetwater

July 31, 2015

Today will be partly sunny with a high near 94. Winds will be from the southeast around 5 mph, and we'll also have a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Those rain chances will decrease to 20% tonight, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 75. Winds will be from the southeast around 10 mph.
For tomorrow, we should see partly sunny skies with a high near 97. Winds will come from the south at 5 to 10 mph, and a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms will enter the area.

Upcoming events for Saturday

July 31, 2015

Tomorrow, August 1, a fundraiser benefitting the family of J.J. Solano will be held at the Sweetwater Sears parking lot on Broadway from 11 a.m. until sold out.
A brisket sandwich/chips/drink combo will be sold for donation. There will also be some baked goods for sale while they last.
For more information, please contact Shorie Henderson at 325-864-7890.
And from 8 p.m. until midnight on Saturday, August 1, Mike and the Last Call Band will perform at the VFW.

Local churches hosting Vacation Bible School

July 31, 2015

The following churches are featured in this week's Religion page: Avondale Baptist Church, Bethel Assembly of Sweetwater, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, and First United Methodist Church.
Get all the details in Friday's print edition or subscribe to our e-edition!

VIDEO: Should college football playoffs include 64 teams?

July 31, 2015

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Friday's forecast for Sweetwater

July 31, 2015

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 96. Winds will be from the southwest at 5 to 10 mph, shifting to the northeast in the afternoon.
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms will come into the area tonight, with partly cloudy skies and a low around 74. Winds from the east at 5 to 10 mph will change over to the south-southeast after midnight.
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