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September 12th, 2014

Wide variety of events planned this weekend

September 12, 2014

Tonight, Sept. 12, Sweetwater High School graduates and exes, as well as members of the community, are invited to the annual Homecoming Dinner hosted by the Sweetwater Lions Club from 5-7 p.m. in the Sweetwater High School cafeteria.
The Lions Club will be serving fiesta salad with all the fixings, dessert and a drink. You can purchase tickets in advance from a member of the Lions Club.

Homecoming weekend weather outlook

September 12, 2014

Showers and thunderstorms are likely today, with cloudy skies and a high near 71. Winds will be from the northeast at 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
For the Homecoming game tonight, those rain chances will drop to 30 percent. Cloudy conditions will remain with a low around 52 and breezy winds from the north-northeast at 10 to 20 mph.

September 11th

Randy Rodriguez parade route changed

September 11, 2014

Due to the incredible response to Saturday's parade for six-year-old Randy Rodriguez, the parade route has been amended.
Rodriguez is a first grader at Sweetwater ISD who was recently diagnosed with a terminal brain tumor and is under hospice care.
Line up for the parade will begin at 9:15 a.m. at the staging area on 15th Street (see map) and will continue until 9:45 a.m. Those participating are asked to enter the staging area from 12th Street, if possible.

VIDEO: Obamas, Americans Remember Victims of 9/11 Attacks

September 11, 2014

Sept. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg News takes you to the south lawn of the White House and Lower Manhattan as President Barack Obama, Vice President Joseph Biden, and First Lady Michelle Obama join Americans in observance of a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims of the 9/11 terror attacks 13 years ago today. 

DHRD to host bout Saturday

September 11, 2014

The Mustang Sallies will once again take to the track in their third home bout of the season against the West Texas Roller Dollz on Saturday, Sept. 13. The doors will open at 6 p.m. and the action starts at 7 p.m. at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex.

See the full story in Thursday's print edition.

FUMC to host Bingo night for community

September 11, 2014

This Saturday, from 6-8 p.m., First United Methodist Church will be hosting a Community Bingo Night in their fellowship hall.
The event is completely free, and is open to everyone in the community.

See the full story in Thursday's print edition.

Bark For Life to team up with Make a Wish Foundation Saturday

September 11, 2014

Relay for Life of Nolan County is once again holding "Bark for Life" from 9-11 a.m. at Newman Park on Saturday, Sept. 13.
According to event organizer Cindy Hamlin, Bark For Life will team up with the Make a Wish Foundation, as there will be a parade and party for local first grader Randy Rodriguez at Newman Park beginning at 10 a.m. They will be collecting gifts for Randy and will present the gifts to him at the event. For those wishing to give a gift, contact Hamlin at 725-7615.

Homecoming events set for Friday in Sweetwater

September 11, 2014

At 2 p.m. the Sweetwater High School Exes Tea will take place in the Sweetwater High School cafeteria.
At 3 p.m. SHS alumni can cheer on the Mustangs before the game at the pep rally in the Sweetwater High School gym.
There will be a parade at 4:30 p.m.

Get all the details on Homecoming activities in Thursday's print edition.

Man shot after firing at trooper

September 11, 2014

ROSCOE — Law enforcement officers are investigating a shooting which occurred Wednesday afternoon on Highway 84 near Roscoe, according to Frederick Biddle, a DPS trooper.

See the full story in Thursday's print edition.

Roscoe students participate in mock trial

September 11, 2014

The ninth grade ELA class at Roscoe Collegiate High School, taught by Kelly Jo Sexton, held a mock trial on Tuesday morning at the Nolan County Courthouse, which stemmed from their study of the short story "The Most Dangerous Game."

See the full story and more photos in Thursday's print edition, in our Roscoe page.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 19 Football Sweetwater varsity will host Snyder, 7:30 p.m. Roscoe varsity will play...
Today’s 7:30 p.m. match-up between Sweetwater and Snyder won’t affect either team’s playoff chances...
Sweetwater’s tennis team begins its fall district season by hosting Big Spring star-ting at 9 a.m....

 

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