April 15th, 2015

Wednesday's local weather

April 15, 2015

Today will be sunny with a high near 80. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms and a low around 61. Winds will come from the south-southeast around 10 to 15 mph.
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April 14th

"Taste" packs annex, stomachs

April 14, 2015

It was a bit rainy and cool Monday evening — perfect weather for an event centered around eating — as the Taste of Sweetwater was held at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex.

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Driver and putter drawing to benefit NCF scholarship fund

April 14, 2015

Chris Casto and Homer Taylor of the Nolan County Foundation are shown with a driver and putter — valued at over $900 — that is being raffled off to benefit the NCF scholarship fund. To purchase a raffle ticket to have a shot at winning the clubs, or to secure a spot in the gold scramble, call Homer Taylor at (325) 669-9733, or Don Timm, SWCC's Gold Pro, at (325) 235-8093.

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Weekly sports calendar

April 14, 2015

Sweetwater varsity girls team plays final round of the Region I-4A tournament at the Shadow Hills Golf Course in Lubbock.
Sweetwater varsity and JV athletes will compete on first day of District 2-4A meet, Levelland.
Rescheduled: Sweetwater JV Red at Levelland, 4 p.m.
Rescheduled: Sweetwater varsity at Levelland, 7 p.m.
Sweetwater’s Michael Hunt (boys medalist) plays first round of the Region I-4A tournament at the Shadow Hills Golf Course in Lubbock.
Rescheduled: Sweetwater varsity at Levelland, 5 p.m.

Regional golf resumes

April 14, 2015

The Region I-4A girls golf tournament will resume today after Monday’s first round was shortened due to weather.
Alaina Andrews, Alexis Castillo, Kensi Chowning, Corynn Martin and Mary Morris are the members of Sweetwater’s team which is playing at the Shadow Hills Golf Course in Lubbock.

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Tuesday's local forecast

April 14, 2015

Today will be mostly cloudy with a high near 63. Winds will be from the north-northwest around 10 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 51 and northern winds around 5 mph. After midnight, winds will shift to the south-southeast.
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April 13th

Baseball, softball games are moved to Wednesday

April 13, 2015

Sweetwater High School's baseball and softball games scheduled for today at Levelland have been moved to Wednesday due to bad weather. According to SHS coaches Roland Herrera and Tony Heredia, the games will be played at the same times they were scheduled at for today.
The Sweetwater-Levelland JV baseball game on Wednesday will begin at 4 p.m., followed by the varsity game at 7 p.m. The varsity softball game will begin at 5 p.m., followed by the JV contest at 7 p.m.

Health Department celebrates NIIW

April 13, 2015

National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual observance to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and celebrate the achievements of immunization programs in promoting healthy communities. This year’s NIIW is April 18-25. Infants are particularly vulnerable to infectious diseases; that is why it is critical to protect them through immunizations. Each day, nearly 12,000 babies are born in the United States who will need to be immunized against 14-vaccine-preventable diseases before age two.

Eskimo Hut welcomed to Sweetwater

April 13, 2015

Tyler Stevenson, owner of Sweetwater's Eskimo Hut, cuts the ceremonial ribbon at his store's grand opening Friday. Eskimo Hut is located at 411 East Broadway. Representatives from the City of Sweetwater, SEED, the Chamber of Commerce and Roscoe State Bank also attended the ribbon cutting.

Jaycees participate in Highway Trash-Off

April 13, 2015

The Sweetwater Jaycees participated in the Don't mess with Texas® Trash-Off annual cleanup on Saturday, cleaning their two mile stretch of adopted highway in Sweetwater along Highway 70 South. The Trash-Off encourages Texans across the state to join forces and clear Texas roadsides of trash.

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