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November 12th, 2014

Local weather for Wednesday

November 12, 2014

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 36. Winds will be breezy with a north-northeast wind at 15 to 20 mph, making chill values between 10 and 20.
Expect mostly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 21 and north-northeast winds remaining around 15 mph. Wind chill values could range between 8 and 18.
Learn more at weather.gov.

November 11th

Sweetwater ISD team prepares for Nov. 12 community pep rally

November 11, 2014

On Nov. 10, 2014, a group of Sweetwater ISD sponsors and administrators were walking the square just north of the Nolan County Courthouse in preparation for the community-wide pep rally on Wednesday, Nov. 12. Community member, Beth Maxwell said, "It's great to see them prepare for a special event like our community pep rally. We are proud of the Sweetwater teams and want to show our appreciation at the pep rally."

Pro Football Recap

November 11, 2014

Thursday 11/6
Cleveland (6-3) 24 @
Cincinnati (5-3-1) 3

The Battle of Ohio had some playoff implications for the first time in years. Cleveland took sole possession of first place in the AFC North after a dominating victory over Cincinnati. Cincinnati QB Andy Dalton had the worst performance of his career as he went 10-33 for 86 yards and 3 interceptions. This resulted in a quarterback rating of 2. As for Cleveland, this marks the latest in the season they have been in first place since 1994.

Sunday 11/9/14
Arizona (8-1) 31 vs
St. Louis (3-6) 14

Local VFW hosts flag raising ceremony

November 11, 2014

Sweetwater VFW Post 2479 hosted its annual flag raising ceremonies this morning at 7 a.m. Shown are members of the Nolan County Honor Guard Tommy Millett, Lionel Mendez and Richard Posey and bugler Billy Weems during the ceremony.

Find more photos in Tuesday's edition.

Brookshire’s donates to WTCAC

November 11, 2014

Ricky Cunningham, Brookshire's store director, presented Peggy Parrott (center) and Madison Black of the West Texas Children's Advocacy Center a $2,000 check Monday as part of a company-wide fundraising project.

SW girls to start hoops at Highland

November 11, 2014

The 2014-15 girls basketball season begins today for all four Nolan County high school varsity teams. Two of them — Sweetwater and Highland — will be playing each other at Highland with tip-off at 6:30 p.m. Roscoe will host Robert Lee starting at 6:15 p.m. and Blackwell entertains Loraine at 6 p.m.

Read more and find schedules in Tuesday's edition in Sports.

SMS football

November 11, 2014

The final game of the season saw both eighth grade Sweetwater Middle School football teams come out vic-torious against Lamesa.
The seventh grade Sweet-water Middle School White team finally got a win by beating Lamesa 28-0 in its season finale on Thursday.

Read more in Tuesday's edition in Sports.

Tuesday's local activities

November 11, 2014

Today, November 11, Sweetwater American Legion Auxiliary Unit #109 will be distributing poppies at K-Mart from 9 a.m. until noon.
Proceeds from the donations for the poppies are used for rehabilitation and welfare programs for veterans. The poppies are made by hospitalized and disabled veterans.
Also, the 10th annual KXOX Veterans Shout-Out will air from 1-4 p.m. with host Kyle Davian. It will include patriotic shout-outs, music and information on help sources and volunteer opportunities.

Local Veterans Day forecast

November 11, 2014

Your Veterans' Day forecast will be sunny with a high near 46. Winds will be breezy and from the north at 15 to 20 mph, decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 24 and wind chill values between 13 and 18. Winds will be from the north-northeast around 10 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

November 10th

Golden moment

November 10, 2014

Sweetwater’s Bray Amos (3) and Isaiah McGee pose with the gold ball that the Mustangs received for winning the outright District 2-4A, Division II title on Friday after their 57-6 win over Lamesa.
One of the players was misidentified in the Sunday edition of the paper.

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