April 3rd, 2015

Mustangs win in bottom of 7th

April 3, 2015

For the first time in dis-trict play, Sweetwater’s of-fense sputtered Thursday.
But the Mustangs still found a way to win, beating Lubbock Estacado 3-2 in the bottom of the seventh inning as the bottom three hitters — actually four — in the order came through to push Sweetwater (3-0 in District 2-4A) past the last-place Matadors.

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VIDEO OF THE DAY: 12 Adorable Easter Crafts For Kids

April 3, 2015

Just in time for Easter, try out these 12 easy and fun crafts with your kids. From bunny ears to almond wreaths, it's fun for the entire family!

Easter weekend weather outlook

April 3, 2015

Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 69 and breezy winds from the west at 15 to 20 mph. Winds will shift to the north in the afternoon, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 43 and north-northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts could get as high as 25 mph.
This weekend, we'll have rain chances through Easter Sunday. Highs will climb from the mid-60s to upper 70s by Sunday, with weekend lows in the 50s and 60s.
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April 2nd

A fortunate library

April 2, 2015

Madams Zula (Lita McEachern) and Greere (Gayle Greere) went around Sweetwater telling fortunes for Library Tag Day on Wednesday. Madam Zula is shown reading the fortune of Aida Pantoja at the Chamber Coffee held at the Texas State Technical College (TSTC) Fitness Center. Each year the Woman’s Forum collects money to benefit the County-City Library.

Family FunFair slated for April 9

April 2, 2015

High Sky Children’s Ranch and the West Texas Children’s Advocacy Center have once again partnered to host the 10th Annual West Texas Child Abuse Awareness Family FunFair in Sweetwater. The FunFair will be held at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex on Thursday, April 9, from 4-6 p.m. The Time of Remembrance will start at 5:45 p.m. and organizers ask that everybody stay for the ceremony honoring children who have been victims of child abuse.

Read more in Thursday's edition, in print or our e-edition (subscription required).

Team Chip TKD students test for rank promotions

April 2, 2015

On March 21, students from Team Chip Tae Kwon Do Sweetwater tested for promotion in rank. They showed knowledge of various forms, strikes, stances, self defense techniques, mat drills, Korean terminology and board breaking. It was a packed house at their belt ceremony held on Monday, March 30.

Read more in Thursday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Local sports calendar

April 2, 2015

Sweetwater JV Red and varsity teams host Lubbock Estacado at 4 and 7:30 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater varsity hosts Lubbock Estacado (JV game cancelled), 5 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity teams host Wall (dual), 4 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity and JV teams at Colorado City meet.
Roscoe varsity and JV teams at Colorado City meet.
Highland varsity and junior high teams host meet.
Blackwell varsity teams host Hornet Relays.

SHS teams back in action to host winless Estacado

April 2, 2015

After taking a short break, Sweetwater High School’s baseball and softball teams host Lubbock Estacado in District 2-4A action today.

Read more in Tuesday's print edition or subscribe to our e-edition.

SHS girls still 2nd; Hunt top medalist

April 2, 2015

LUBBOCK — Although catching Big Spring may be out of reach for the Sweet-water boys golf team, there was good news Tuesday.

Read more in Thursday's e-edition (subscription required) or in print.

Local forecast for Thursday

April 2, 2015

Today will be sunny with a high near 92. Winds will be breezy and from the southwest at 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 59 and breezy winds from the south-southwest at 10 to 20 mph.
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