June 19th, 2015

Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service to offer professional food manager certification training course

June 19, 2015

Statistics indicate that foodborne illness continues to be a health issue in the United States. Each year, 1 in 6 Americans will become sick, 128,000 will become hospitalized, and 3,000 will die due to a foodborne illness.

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Value-added rankings measure economic impact of college

June 19, 2015

New data and analysis of two- and four-year schools released by the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program provides fresh insight into how well colleges prepare students for high-paying careers.

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VIDEO: 'Frozen' Softball Team Will Melt Your Heart

June 19, 2015

The Freeze, an Oklahoma softball team composed of 4 and 5-year-olds, is gaining national attention for playing ball in their Elsa gowns.

Local churches plan special Father’s Day services

June 19, 2015

Churches featured this week in the Religion page are: Avondale Baptist Church, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, Trinity Baptist Church, and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Avondale Baptist to host Back Yard Bible Club VBS

June 19, 2015

Avondale Baptist Church will have their first Back Yard Bible Club Vacation Bible School on Saturday June 27, at the northwest apartments on the corner of Circle Drive and Eighth Street. They will meet from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will have games, crafts, music, food and Bible stories. They will also be serving hot dogs for lunch to the children attending and their families. Everyone is welcome.
Church members hosted a parade on Thursday around the northwest apartment neighborhood to tell the children of the upcoming event.

Summer heat a concern for RPMH

June 19, 2015

As Texas slowly heats up, many people will be spending more time outdoors in the sun. However, we often forget to protect ourselves from the sun’s heat and ultraviolet rays, leading to heat exhaustion and skin damage.

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Football team receives donation from VFW

June 19, 2015

The Sweetwater VFW Post #2479 made a $200 donation to Sweetwater's 7-on-7 football team, which will go towards expenses for their trip to the state championship game in College Station. Pictured (from left) is Lionel Mendez, VFW Post #2479 Commander, making the donation to team members Branson Guelker and Max Gomez.

Little League all-stars to begin District 5 tourneys

June 19, 2015

Four local all-star teams from Sweetwater will go to Snyder, Clyde or Jim Ned to begin play in their District 5 Little League baseball tournaments starting Saturday.

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Sweetwater's Friday forecast

June 19, 2015

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 92. Winds will be from the south-southwest at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 70 and southern winds at 10 to 15 mph.
This weekend, we'll have highs in the upper 80s with lows in the lower 70s. Winds will be breezy and from the south throughout the weekend, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
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June 18th

Family Fun Guide in this weekend’s edition

June 18, 2015

Be sure to pick up this weekend’s edition of the Sweetwater Reporter to see the Family Fun Guide special section, highlighting activities available in the area this summer. Shown is the playground area of one of Sweetwater’s parks, Jones Park.

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