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April 15th, 2015

City to recoup more than $1M in bonds

April 15, 2015

The Sweetwater City Commission covered a lot of ground during Tuesday’s meeting at city hall, including the exploration of a way to save the city over $1.2 million in interest on obligational bonds that are designated to finance public works.

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Trinity Baptist Church provides surprise relief for high school teachers

April 15, 2015

In an effort to support Sweetwater High School, Trinity Baptist Church of Sweetwater surprised faculty and staff members last week by creating a hospitality room where staff members could get some relief during the stressful time of testing. Trinity's goal was to support teachers with snacks prepared by church members and Bee's Décor while providing a restful time for faculty to fellowship.

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SW girls finish in 5th

April 15, 2015

LUBBOCK — The Region I-4A girls golf tournament at Shadow Hills Golf Course in Lubbock was a 27-hole event this year due to wea-ther conditions that short-ened Monday’s first round to nine holes.

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Wednesday's local weather

April 15, 2015

Today will be sunny with a high near 80. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms and a low around 61. Winds will come from the south-southeast around 10 to 15 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

April 14th

"Taste" packs annex, stomachs

April 14, 2015

It was a bit rainy and cool Monday evening — perfect weather for an event centered around eating — as the Taste of Sweetwater was held at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex.

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Driver and putter drawing to benefit NCF scholarship fund

April 14, 2015

Chris Casto and Homer Taylor of the Nolan County Foundation are shown with a driver and putter — valued at over $900 — that is being raffled off to benefit the NCF scholarship fund. To purchase a raffle ticket to have a shot at winning the clubs, or to secure a spot in the gold scramble, call Homer Taylor at (325) 669-9733, or Don Timm, SWCC's Gold Pro, at (325) 235-8093.

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Weekly sports calendar

April 14, 2015

TUESDAY, APRIL 14
Golf
Sweetwater varsity girls team plays final round of the Region I-4A tournament at the Shadow Hills Golf Course in Lubbock.
Track
Sweetwater varsity and JV athletes will compete on first day of District 2-4A meet, Levelland.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15
Baseball
Rescheduled: Sweetwater JV Red at Levelland, 4 p.m.
Rescheduled: Sweetwater varsity at Levelland, 7 p.m.
Golf
Sweetwater’s Michael Hunt (boys medalist) plays first round of the Region I-4A tournament at the Shadow Hills Golf Course in Lubbock.
Softball
Rescheduled: Sweetwater varsity at Levelland, 5 p.m.

Regional golf resumes

April 14, 2015

The Region I-4A girls golf tournament will resume today after Monday’s first round was shortened due to weather.
Alaina Andrews, Alexis Castillo, Kensi Chowning, Corynn Martin and Mary Morris are the members of Sweetwater’s team which is playing at the Shadow Hills Golf Course in Lubbock.

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Tuesday's local forecast

April 14, 2015

Today will be mostly cloudy with a high near 63. Winds will be from the north-northwest around 10 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 51 and northern winds around 5 mph. After midnight, winds will shift to the south-southeast.
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April 13th

Baseball, softball games are moved to Wednesday

April 13, 2015

Sweetwater High School's baseball and softball games scheduled for today at Levelland have been moved to Wednesday due to bad weather. According to SHS coaches Roland Herrera and Tony Heredia, the games will be played at the same times they were scheduled at for today.
The Sweetwater-Levelland JV baseball game on Wednesday will begin at 4 p.m., followed by the varsity game at 7 p.m. The varsity softball game will begin at 5 p.m., followed by the JV contest at 7 p.m.

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