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September 18th, 2014

Several enter pleas in District Court

September 18, 2014

Several have recently entered pleas during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings in Nolan County.

See the full story in Thursday's print edition.

Swab station to be set up at football game

September 18, 2014

During the Sweetwater-Snyder football game this Friday, Sept. 19, a swab station will be set up for those wishing to see if they are a potential bone marrow donor in honor of Melinda Torres

Read the full story in Thursday's print edition.

Fierro pleads guilty in apartment shooting

September 18, 2014

Miguel Angel Fierro, Jr., 26, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a second degree felony.
Around 9:40 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, the Sweetwater Police Department received a call about shots fired at Apple Creek Apartments on Grand Avenue in Sweetwater.

Read the full story in Thursday's print edition.

Leadership Sweetwater class begins

September 18, 2014

The 2013-2014 Leadership Sweetwater class started their nine month course recently at Texas State Technical College in Sweetwater. The program is sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and is a hands-on, interactive experience that allows members to have fun and bond while they learn.

Read the full story in Thursday's print edition.

Bessie Navarrette

September 18, 2014

Bessie Navarrette, 91 years old, passed away Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 from complications resulting from Ramsay Hunts Syndrome.
Bessie was preceded in death by three sons, Ysidro, Simon and David Navarrette; and her husband Francisco Navarrette. Also preceding her in death were her mother, Justa Romo Rodriquez; father, Victoriano Rodriquez; two brothers, Marcos and Monico Rodriquez; a granddaughter, Cynthia Archuleta; two nephews, Julio and Savas Rodriquez; two brothers-in-law Ruben and Ysidro Navarrette; and one sister-in-law, Alvina Alvirez.

SW-Snyder not crucial, but still big

September 18, 2014

Sweetwater and Snyder, who meet here in a non-district game at 7:30 p.m. Friday, have built one of the most heated rivalries in Texas since they first met on a football field in 1925. And it ramped up even more when both were fighting for supremacy as members of the same district — which has been the case for all but four of the past 20 years.

Read the full story in Thursday's print edition in Sports.

Story Hour set for today

September 18, 2014

Today, September 18, Story Hour at the County-City Library for parents and their children will be at 10:45 a.m. Library staff will lead the parents and children in stories and songs. Call 235-4978 for more information or go to www.sweetwaterlibrary.org.

Sweetwater's forecast for Thursday

September 18, 2014

Today, we'll have a 60% chance of showers and thunderstorms, with cloudy skies and a high near 80. Winds will be from the southeast at 5 to 10 mph, shifting to the east-northeast in the afternoon.
Expect those rain chances to drop to 40 percent tonight, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 69. Winds will come from the east-southeast around 10 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

September 17th

VIDEO: 6 Ways To Pack A Better Lunch

September 17, 2014

VIDEO: 6 Ways To Pack A Better Lunch

Red Steagall to be at local Round-Up for Rehab event

September 17, 2014

Cowboy poet/musician Red Steagall is the Honorary Chairman for Round-Up for Rehab. He will be in Sweetwater for this year’s Shrimp Peel and Auction on Tuesday, Oct. 28, at the Sweetwater Country Club. The public is invited to attend and meet Red personally at the event that raises much needed dollars for the West Texas Rehabilitation Center. Last year’s event in Sweetwater raised over $51,000.

Read the full story in Wednesday's print edition.

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