March 13th, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Listen To The New Song From Disney's 'Frozen Fever'

March 13, 2015

Disney releases the new song, “Make Today the Perfect Day,” from the "Frozen Fever" short film.

March 12th

VIDEO: Big 12 MBB: Texas Moves Past Texas Tech

March 12, 2015

The seventh seeded Longhorns defeat number 10 Texas Tech 65-53 on their way to the quarterfinals. Hear what head coach Rick Barnes has to say about the win.

TSTC’s 50th Anniversary Mustang to debut in Round-Up parade

March 12, 2015

Texas State Technical College’s Golden Anniversary icon, the 1965 Rangoon Red Ford Mustang convertible, is making its Sweetwater debut at the March 12 Rattlesnake Round-Up parade. TSTC celebrates its 50th Anniversary April 22, 2015.

Get all the details in Thursday's print edition or e-edition (subscription required).

Financial education and fashion at Women+Wealth+Wisdom event

March 12, 2015

The second annual Women+Wealth+Wisdom event took place at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex recently, hosted by DMI Wealth Management. Shown above is Mitch Moore introducing models before the fashion show.

Find more photos and learn more in Thursday's edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Abilene baseball tourney schedule

March 12, 2015

At Abilene Cooper
11 a.m. — Cooper vs. Sweetwater
1:15 p.m. — Sweetwater vs. Aledo
3:30 p.m. — Cooper vs. Aledo
At Abilene High
11 a.m. — Abilene vs. Lubbock Christian
1:15 p.m. — Wylie vs. Per-mian
3:30 p.m. — Wylie vs. Lub-bock Christian
At HSU’s Hunter Field
7 p.m. — Abilene vs. Permian
At Abilene Cooper
11 a.m. — Lubbock Chris-tian vs. Sweetwater
1:15 p.m. — Cooper vs. Wylie
3:30 p.m. — Sweetwater vs. Wylie
At Abilene High
11 a.m. — Aledo vs. Permian
1:15 p.m. — Abilene vs. Aledo
3:30 p.m. — Lubbock Chris-tian vs. Permian
At HSU’s Hunter Field

Local sports calendar

March 12, 2015

Sweetwater varsity at Abilene tournament.
Sweetwater JV teams at San Angelo tournament.
Sweetwater varsity boys at Lamesa tournament.
Sweetwater varsity at Abilene tournament.
Sweetwater JV teams at San Angelo tournament.
Sweetwater’s Junior Lawhon, Dylan Jimenez and Raymond Delgado compete at Region I, Division 2 meet in Sundown.
Sweetwater varsity and JV teams will be playing at Monahans at 4:30 and 6:30 p.m., respectively.

SHS boys regional powerlifters

March 12, 2015

Sweetwater powerlifters Junior Lawhon (left) and Dylan Jimenez, along with Raymond Delgado and Roscoe’s Ryland Madrid, are competing in regional meets at Sundown this weekend. Lawhon competes in the 198-pound class and Jimenez and Delgado in the 220-pound class Friday at the Division 2 meet, and Madrid will be in the 198-pound class Saturday at the Division 3 meet. The top two regional finishers in each class will advance to compete at the state meet in Abilene on March 28.

S’water football awards banquet to be March 30

March 12, 2015

Sweetwater High School’s Football Awards Banquet has been rescheduled for March 30 at the Center at Texas State Technical College. Meal tickets will not be sold at the door. However, there will be special seating for those who would like to attend the awards ceremony.

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

Thursday's local forecast

March 12, 2015

Today will be sunny with a high near 69. Winds will be from the north-northeast around 5 mph.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 45 and northeast winds around 5 mph. After midnight, winds will shift to the south-southwest.
Visit to learn more.

March 11th

Destination Imagination teams heading to state

March 11, 2015

Students from Sweetwater Intermediate School recently competed at the Destination Imagination regional competition. The Structural and Scientific teams earned first place and will advance to the state tournament in Dallas.

Find out more in Wednesday's print edition or by subscribing to our e-edition.

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