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October 10th, 2014

Fall festivals, trunk or treat events announced

October 10, 2014

The following churches are featured in this week's Religion section: Aglow International Sweetwater Community Lighthouse, Avondale Baptist Church, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, Faith Harvest Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, Lamar Street Baptist Church, and Trinity Baptist Church.

Learn more in Friday's print edition.

Grant approved for SISD, Municipal Auditorium autumn arts presentations

October 10, 2014

Sweetwater resident Mila Gibson, governor-appointed Commissioner for Texas Commission on the Arts, recently returned from a TCA meeting in Austin where Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium and Sweetwater Independent School District each received approval for grant funding for autumn arts presentations.

Learn more in Friday's print edition.

Sweetwater Softball Church League in its third year

October 10, 2014

One person's desire for a family-friendly function has grown into a community-wide gathering.
For the past three years, the Sweetwater Softball Church League has met on Tuesdays starting in August at the high school softball fields. The league was started by Todd Henderson, a member of Emmanuel Fellowship Church.

Read more in Friday's print edition.

Fuller Foods to sponsor Fourth Annual BBQ-ing in the Wind Steak Cook-Off

October 10, 2014

The Fourth Annual "BBQ-ing in the Wind" Steak Cook Off will be held on Saturday, Oct. 18, in Roscoe during the West Texas Wind Festival. The event is sponsored by Fuller Food in Colorado City.
For more information on the Fourth Annual Steak Cook-Off, contact Armstrong at 325-235-4110.

Read more in Friday's print edition.

Joseph Lee Haines

October 10, 2014

Memorial services for Joseph Lee Haines, 41, of Sweetwater, will be held at the Sweetwater Lake beach area on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Frankie Santiago officiating under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home. He was cremated.
He died on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
He was born on April 20, 1973 in Edna, Texas. He married Shannon Terrell on Oct. 22, 2013 in Fort Sumner, New Mexico.
He loved bull riding, steer wrestling, hunting and fishing and barbecuing. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family.

Local Sports Calendar

October 10, 2014

FRIDAY, OCT. 10
Football
DISTRICT OPENERS
Sweetwater varsity plays at Fort Stockton, 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe varsity will host Miles, 7:30 p.m.
OTHER GAMES
Blackwell varsity plays at Santa Anna, 7:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, OCT. 11
Football
Highland varsity will host Lueders-Avoca (homecoming), 6 p.m.
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity plays at Levelland, 9 a.m.
Volleyball
Sweetwater freshman, JV and varsity teams play at Big Spring: freshmen and JV at 11 a.m., varsity at noon.

6-man teams hope to build on success in final tuneups

October 10, 2014

Sweetwater and Roscoe begin district play today.
But the two Nolan County six-man football teams have another test before starting district in two weeks. Blackwell (3-3) is at Santa Anna today; Highland (2-3) welcomes Lueders-Avoca in its homecoming game set for 6 p.m. Saturday.

Get a local sports recap in Friday's edition in Sports.

SW can pull into tie for the 2-4A lead at B-Spring

October 10, 2014

Sweetwater’s volleyball team can pull into a tie for the District 2-4A lead with a win at first-place Big Spring on Saturday.

Read more in Friday's edition in Sports.

Local weekend events

October 10, 2014

Today, October 10, SISD will have an Early Release Day. The time schedule is as follows: J.P. Cowen and Southeast Elementary — 12:15 p.m.; East Ridge Elementary — 12:20 p.m.; Sweetwater High School — 12:50 p.m.; Sweetwater Intermediate — 12:55 p.m.; and Sweetwater Middle School — 1 p.m. Dismissal time for employees will be 1:15 p.m.
Tonight, the Roscoe Plowgirl Athletic Program will have a stuffed baked potato supper before the game against Baird from 4:30-7 p.m. in the Roscoe Collegiate ISD Cafetorium.

Sweetwater's weekend weather

October 10, 2014

Today will be partly sunny with a high near 83. Winds will be from the south at 5 to 15 mph, and after 1 p.m., we'll have a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Those rain chances will bump up to 70% tonight through 1 a.m., with mostly cloudy skies and a low around 51. Winds will shift to the north at 5 to 15 mph.
For the weekend, we'll start off with rain chances, which will diminish and return on Sunday night. Expect weekend highs to increase from mid-60s on Saturday to upper 80s on Sunday, with lows in the mid 50s. Winds will vary but will increase through Sunday.

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