July 31st, 2015

ICYMI (In Case You Missed It) - this week in review

July 31, 2015

What happened last week in Sweetwater and Nolan County? Here are our top three stories from the past week:

Weekend Edition, July 25-26, 2015:
RSB hosts "Ask the Fed" webcast

Tuesday, July 28, 2015:
Parents reminded to immunize their children before school begins

Friday, July 31, 2015
AJRA National Finals Rodeo kicks off at Nolan County Coliseum

Check out these stories and more in our e-edition (subscription required) or come by our office to pick up a copy!

Weekend weather for Sweetwater

July 31, 2015

Today will be partly sunny with a high near 94. Winds will be from the southeast around 5 mph, and we'll also have a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Those rain chances will decrease to 20% tonight, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 75. Winds will be from the southeast around 10 mph.
For tomorrow, we should see partly sunny skies with a high near 97. Winds will come from the south at 5 to 10 mph, and a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms will enter the area.

Upcoming events for Saturday

July 31, 2015

Tomorrow, August 1, a fundraiser benefitting the family of J.J. Solano will be held at the Sweetwater Sears parking lot on Broadway from 11 a.m. until sold out.
A brisket sandwich/chips/drink combo will be sold for donation. There will also be some baked goods for sale while they last.
For more information, please contact Shorie Henderson at 325-864-7890.
And from 8 p.m. until midnight on Saturday, August 1, Mike and the Last Call Band will perform at the VFW.

Local churches hosting Vacation Bible School

July 31, 2015

The following churches are featured in this week's Religion page: Avondale Baptist Church, Bethel Assembly of Sweetwater, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, and First United Methodist Church.
Get all the details in Friday's print edition or subscribe to our e-edition!

VIDEO: Should college football playoffs include 64 teams?

July 31, 2015

Should college football add 64 teams to the playoffs?

Friday's forecast for Sweetwater

July 31, 2015

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 96. Winds will be from the southwest at 5 to 10 mph, shifting to the northeast in the afternoon.
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms will come into the area tonight, with partly cloudy skies and a low around 74. Winds from the east at 5 to 10 mph will change over to the south-southeast after midnight.
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July 30th


July 30, 2015

In this 1983 photo, Coach Rick "Blades" Davis is shown preparing an ankle wrap for the Mustang's varsity punter, Michael Glass. The Mustangs ended their season just short of state with a 7-2-1 record that year, the best since 1968.
Michael Glass made his home in Sweetwater, where he and his wife Shelly have raised two sons, and are now blessed with beautiful grandchildren. Be sure and look Mike up at the 30th Class Reunion at Homecoming this year.

Hoyt Place tour scheduled on Friday

July 30, 2015

Tomorrow, July 31, Hoyt Place, located at 1700 Hoyt Avenue, invites the public to take advantage of their ‘Fun Run Tour’.
Run in, meet their residents and staff, take a tour, and learn more about their remarkable community where seniors thrive. During the visit, enjoy some of the delicious hors d’oeuvres prepared by their chef between the hours of 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Please call 325-235-6651 for more information and to let Hoyt Place know that you want to tour their lovely home.

Thursday's forecast for Sweetwater

July 30, 2015

Today will be mostly sunny and hot with a high near 98. Winds from the south-southwest at 5 to 10 mph will shift to the east-northeast in the afternoon.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 74 and east-southeast winds at 5 to 10 mph. Winds will shift to the south after midnight.
Visit to learn more.

July 29th

Season ticket renewals continue

July 29, 2015

Reserved season football tickets for the 2015 season at Sweetwater High School will be up for renewal to current option holders for the next two weeks beginning Monday, July 27.
Tickets may be purchased at the Sweetwater ISD ad-ministration office on 207 Musgrove and are good for five home games — Sept. 4 against Muleshoe (home-coming), Sept. 25 against Andrews, Oct. 9 against Fort Stockton, Oct. 16 against Midland Greenwood and Oct. 30 against Pecos.

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Michael Lawrence was named the Sweetwater Mustangs Player of the Week.
Sweetwater’s Kensi Chowning goes up for one of her team-high 13 kills in Tuesday’s non-district...


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