May 22nd, 2015

Roscoe shootout, camps set in June

May 22, 2015

Roscoe Collegiate has an-nounced its plans to hold a girls and boys basketball Summer Shootout, with the dates set for June 11-12.
Also, the Roscoe basket-ball coaching staff is conducting camps on June 1-3 and June 15-17 at the high school gym.

Read more in our weekend edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Missionary Dan Charland and wife Jennifer to be special guests at Broadway Baptist

May 22, 2015

Churches featured in this week's Religion section are: Avondale Baptist Church, Bethel Assembly of Sweetwater, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Get all the information in Friday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

History of the Women Airforce Service Pilots

May 22, 2015

One thousand eight hundred thirty women pilots — ages 18 to 35, with a private or commercial pilot’s license and at least 500 hours cockpit time (later lowered to 200 and then 35 hours) — answered the call of their country in the fall of 1942-1944 and joined the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) to train at Avenger Field in Sweetwater, Texas. Avenger Field was and is the only all-female training base in U.S. military history.

Five SHS students receive ASU Carr Scholarship

May 22, 2015

Five students signed letters of receipt for the Carr Scholarship at Angelo State University in a ceremony on April 21. ASU’s Carr Scholarship Program is designed for entering students and honors their dedication to learning by recognizing their previous academic achievements. Awards are based on their high school GPA and standardized test scores. Sweetwater seniors left to right are  Columbus Hickmon, Jasmine Reddic, Natalie Cox, Patrick Reyna and Sierra Flores. Also in attendance from Sweetwater High School was SHS Principal, Dr.

Lieutenant Colonel Kimberly Scott to attend WASP Homecoming

May 22, 2015

For the 10th year WASP will return to Avenger Field for Homecoming to celebrate Memorial Day on Saturday, May 23, honoring all American veterans. The ashes of WASP June Braun Bent 44-3 will be disbursed over Avenger Field during the evening Memorial Ceremony.
The luncheon speaker is Lt. Col. Samantha Weeks USAF, former Thunderbird pilot. Lt. Kimberly Scott USAF, C-17 pilot will attend representing the Tuskegee Airmen.

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SRPC presents scholarships to several local seniors

May 22, 2015

Shown are Veeda Jeter, scholarship award winner from Blackwell CISD and Sweetwater Rifle and Pistol Club member Robert Peterson. Jeter is the winner of a $1000 scholarship.
Also awarded scholarships were Alice Bell from Highland High School and Jesenia Peña from Roscoe Collegiate High School.

VIDEO: Homemade Basic BBQ Sauce

May 22, 2015

Amp up your next barbecue with your own, homemade BBQ sauce. This recipe pairs perfectly with all your go to favorites from ribs to chicken.

Local weekend weather outlook

May 22, 2015

Today, we'll have a 60% chance of showers and thunderstorms, with cloudy conditions and a high near 73. Winds will be from the southeast around 10 mph.
Those rain chances will decrease to 40% tonight, with mostly cloudy skies and a low around 66. Winds will come from the south-southeast at 10 to 15 mph.
We'll have rain chances in the area through Sunday morning, with weekend highs in the lower 70s and upper 80s. Lows will be in the mid 60s, with winds from the south throughout Saturday and Sunday.
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May 21st

VIDEO: David Letterman Says Goodbye to the "Late Show"

May 21, 2015

Letterman has a star-studded finale

Pioneer Museum seeks local volunteers, experts

May 21, 2015

Melonnie Hicks has big plans for the Pioneer City-County Museum. In order to see them come to fruition anytime soon, she said, community support is required.
Hicks, who has served as museum director for about two years, said the museum has thousands of items that need to be catalogued. It's a simple, but tedious task that will require many man-hours to complete.

Read more in Thursday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

Sweetwater’s remaining three teams lost their single-elimination games in District 5 Little League...
A fundraiser was held at the Sweetwater High School gym this past Friday. The event was intended to...
Four Sweetwater Little League teams began play on Saturday at single-elimination District 5...


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