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March 26th, 2015

Transplant recipient is going strong six years later

March 26, 2015

When Alicia Vasquez found out her kidneys were failing, it could have been a death sentence.
Thanks to medical science, a generous brother and an unparalleled perseverance and will to live, Vasquez has improved steadily since her transplant more than six years ago. Today, she looks forward to many more years.

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

Atmos Energy to flare natural gas in Nolan County

March 26, 2015

Atmos Energy crews and contractors will oversee controlled natural gas flarings during the week of March 24-April 1, 2015, at various times on the property of Buzzi Unicem USA’s Maryneal plant. The company will be performing maintenance on a section of natural gas pipeline in the area as part of normal, routine maintenance operations.

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FCCLA competes at regional meet

March 26, 2015

Several Sweetwater High School students participated in the FCCLA (Family Career and Community Leaders of America) Region II Meeting held in Waco on March 5-7.

Learn more and find more photos in Thursday's edition, in print or our e-edition.

Local sports calendar

March 26, 2015

THURSDAY, MARCH 26
Baseball
Rescheduled: Sweetwater JV White hosts Abilene Cooper sophomores, 4 p.m.
Golf
Sweetwater varsity and JV boys will be hosting the first leg of district tournament at Sweetwater Country Club.
Track
Highland junior high boys and girls will be competing at Jayton meet.
FRIDAY, MARCH 27
Baseball
Sweetwater JV Red will play at Lamesa, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity will play at Lamesa, 7 p.m.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity will play at Lamesa, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV will play at Lamesa, 7 p.m.
Tennis

SW girls golf teams rank 2-3 after first leg of 2-4A tourney

March 26, 2015

Sweetwater’s No. 1 and No. 2 girls golf teams rank second and third, respec-tively, in the standings after going to Snyder’s Sammy Baugh WTC course Tuesday for the opening leg of the District 2-4A tournament.
Sweetwater I shot 379 and trails first-place Snyder by 48 shots, while Sweetwater II is next with a 422 total, seven ahead of Levelland.

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Thursday's local weather

March 26, 2015

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 64. Winds will be breezy and from the north at 10 to 20 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 45 and northern winds at 5 to 10 mph. In the evening, winds will shift to the south.
Learn more at weather.gov.

March 25th

Haemophilus influenzae disease: Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department monthly focus on diseases

March 25, 2015

Haemophilus influenzae disease, including Hib disease, is caused by the bacterium Haemophilus influenzae. There are six identifiable types of Haemophilus influenzae bacteria (a through f) and other non-identifiable types (called nontypeable). The one that most people are familiar with is Haemophilus influenzae type b, or Hib.

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

American Pickers to film in Sweetwater

March 25, 2015

“Sweetwater is excited to welcome Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and Antique Archeology to the area,” stated an e-mail from the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce. The team will film episodes of their hit series ‘American Pickers’ throughout Western Texas. Filming is scheduled to begin next month.

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

Heading for home

March 25, 2015

Sweetwater's Michael Lawrence rounds third base to score in the first inning of the Mustangs' District 2-4A baseball opener at Sportsman's Park on Tuesday against Levelland. Lawrence had three hits, including a pair of doubles, in a 10-3 win over the Lobos.

Sweetwater's softball team also won, beating Levelland 20-9. See those stories in Wednesday's Sports section on Page 7 or in our e-edition (subscription required).

Mayor proclaims Library Tag Day

March 25, 2015

Sweetwater Mayor Jim McKenzie joins members of the Women's Forum at City Hall Tuesday, where McKenzie
proclaimed that the first Wednesday in April be Library Tag Day.

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

THURSDAY, MARCH 26 Baseball Rescheduled: Sweetwater JV White hosts Abilene Cooper sophomores, 4 p....
Sweetwater’s No. 1 and No. 2 girls golf teams rank second and third, respec-tively, in the...
After a rough start that saw it fall behind 7-1 after just 1 1/2 innings, the Sweetwater softball...

 

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