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October 24th, 2014

This weekend's local events

October 24, 2014

Tonight, October 24, there will be a Benefit Dance at The Lumberyard in Roscoe at 7 p.m.
All proceeds will go towards cancer treatment, prescriptions and pain management for Krysti (Weems) Medellin. All ages are welcome and encouraged to come and have a good time while donating to a good cause.
Tomorrow, October 25, the Sweetwater Youth Football League will have a fundraiser Auto Zone from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. They will have a bake sale and brisket sandwiches, and a brisket sandwich combo with chips and a drink will also be sold.

Sweetwater's weekend forecast

October 24, 2014

Today we'll see some patchy fog before 9 a.m. Otherwise, we'll see sunny skies, with a high near 84 and south-southwest winds around 10 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 61 and southern winds at 5 to 10 mph.
This weekend, we'll have highs in the upper 80s with lows in the lower 60s. Winds will be from the south-southwest throughout Saturday and Sunday from 10 to as high as 25 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

October 23rd

VIDEO: Big 12 Football Preview - Week 9

October 23, 2014

Campus Insiders' Kristen Keith and Big 12 Insider Wendell Barnhouse sit-down to preview week 9 of football in the Big 12

Leadership, Future Sweetwater meet for sessions

October 23, 2014

The Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Sweetwater city/county session included attending a city commission meeting recently at city hall.
The Chamber of Commerce's Future Sweetwater quality of life session included visiting the National WASP WWII Museum.

Learn more in Thursday's edition.

Several enter pleas in District Court

October 23, 2014

Several people have recently entered pleas during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings.

Read more in Thursday's edition.

Evening at the Museum/Pumpkins on the Porch this Saturday

October 23, 2014

The Pioneer Museum and Woman’s Forum are gearing up for the annual Pumpkins on the Porch/Evening at the Museum, which will be held on Saturday, Oct. 25.

Read more in Thursday's edition.

Earl Lavoy “Lefty” Howell

October 23, 2014

Earl Lavoy “Lefty” Howell, 81, born Sept. 18, 1933, in Dickens County, passed away on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 at the Kent County Nursing Home.
Lefty was the son of Hubert and Lois Howell and graduated from Patton Springs High School in 1950. He was a cowboy most of his life and worked on various ranches and feed lots throughout Texas. He was also proud to have served his country in the U.S. Army from 1954-1956.
As a man of God, his strong faith led him to become an active member in his local church. Lefty was a dedicated family man and friend who inspired everyone he came in contact with.

Mustangs vs. Loboes

October 23, 2014

Since Sweetwater made the move to District 2-4A, Division II, one game has been highlighted on its 2014 football schedule.
That game is finally here as the Mustangs host long-time rival Monahans at the Bowl in a titanic 2-4A, Division II matchup Friday.

Read more in Thursday's edition in Sports.

S-varsity v’ballers also pull off sweep

October 23, 2014

Sweetwater’s sub-varsity volleyball teams were both winners against Lamesa on Tuesday. The JV team (8-0 district) won 25-10, 25-12, and the freshmen (3-5) won by scores of 25-13, 25-9.

Read more in Thursday's edition in Sports.

Events scheduled for Thursday

October 23, 2014

Today, October 23, the Sweetwater Book Review Club will meet at 3 p.m. in the community room of the County-City Library.
Dr. Linda Linn will be the guest reviewer. Attendees are welcome to invite friends.
And get your spook on at the Mitchell County Senior Citizens Halloween Dance tonight from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Colorado City Civic Center, located at 157 West 2nd Street. There will be live music featuring Mike Porter and Kevin Rainwater.
Bring your favorite creepy treat or dress to scare. There will be an entry fee per person; call Faye at 254-654-5785.

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