May 27th, 2015
Here is a list of the 2015 summer sports camps for the Nolan County area that have been sent to the Sweetwater Reporter. To add to this list, contact the Reporter at (325) 236-6677 or by fax at (325) 235-4967.
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Seven students in the Gifted and Talented program at Sweetwater Intermediate School competed in the Destination Imagination competition. The competition has five categories and the students pick one to compete in. This team, called The Stone Agers, chose the scientific category called "making waves," in which they must create a sound machine that produces two different sounds along with two visible displays.
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Roscoe Collegiate has an-nounced its plans to hold a girls and boys basketball Summer Shootout, with the dates set for June 11-12. All games will be at the Roscoe Collegiate high school and middle school gyms.
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Today, we'll have a 30% chance of scattered thunderstorms, some of which could be severe with large hail and damaging winds. Expect partly sunny skies ad a high near 88, with winds from the south at 10 to 15 mph.
Those rain chances will increase to 40% tonight, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 67. Winds will be from the south-southeast at 10 to 15 mph.
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This year's Valedictorian for the Class of 2015 at Sweetwater High School is Corynn Martin with a grade point average of 100.889. Caroline Brennan is the Salutatorian with a grade point average of 99.408.
Find photos and grade point averages of the Top 10 graduates at Sweetwater High School in Tuesday's edition, either in print or by e-edition (subscription required).
Construction on Rolling Plains Memorial Hospitalâ€™s new dialysis center continues. Progress on the project represents a milestone toward advancing the availability of much-needed medical services locally.
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A flag raising ceremony was held at the Nolan County Courthouse on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, to honor those who have fallen in the line of duty. The Nolan County Honor Guard is shown during the ceremony.
Several wreaths were laid next to the World War II memorial at the courthouse. Members of Team Chip Tae Kwon Do raised the flag during the ceremony.
Today, some patchy fog may be in the area before 10 a.m.; otherwise expect mostly sunny skies and a high near 89. Winds will be breezy and from the south-southwest at 15 to 20 mph. After 1 p.m., we'll have a 20% chance of isolated showers and thunderstorms.
We'll have a 30% chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms tonight, with partly cloudy skies and a low around 67. Winds will be breezy and from the south at 10 to 15 mph and will increase to 15 to 20 mph after midnight.
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Twenty-one WASP traveled back to Sweetwater for the Ninth Annual WASP Homecoming held Saturday, May 23. Pictured (in no particular order) are Bee Haydu, Dorothy Lucas, Roby Anderson, Nell Bright, Irene Stortz, Shutsy Reynolds, Marty Wyall, Millie Young, Jean McCreery, Kay Hilbrandt, Marcia Fertig, Florence Mascot, Susie Bain, Pat Young, Polly White, Mary Helen Foster, Betty Berkstresser, Alice Starr, Lilliam Yonally, Dawn Seymour and Chris Lent.
Brotherhood. That's the title of the third album set to be released by Thoze Guyz, a Sweetwater-based group which has quickly gained popularity from coast-to-coast, in many places Tejano music is popular.
Led by singer and guitarist Steve Lujan and Esteven "Chapo" Cerda, who plays the accordion and provides vocals, Thoze Guyz' roots go deep. According to Lujan, it truly is a brotherhood. He and Cerda began playing music together when they were about 10 years old.
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