March 6th, 2015
Sports Illustrated's Ben Glicksman and Colin Becht break down the biggest storylines to watch this spring in the Big 12.
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Churches featured in this week's Religion page are: Aglow International, Bethel Assembly of Sweetwater, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, Trinity Baptist Church and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
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Several Sweetwater High School students competed at the DECA State competition in Dallas last week. Moving to Internationals are Blake Cumbie, Madison Jones, Caroline Brennan and Casey Whoolery-Pratt.
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The Sweetwater Fire Department responded to a third vehicle fire in one week on Thursday afternoon around 1:35 p.m. First responders were called to mile marker 248 east bound on Interstate 20.
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â€śGod is moving and I am excited to be a part of the journey at First Baptist Church,â€ť says Jerry Hendrix, the new pastor at First Baptist Church. Jerry and his wife, Sharon, are moving to the community from Abilene. Hendrixâ€™s journey is a mosaic of experiences that includes Senior Pastor, Youth Minister, and even owner of Monks Coffee Shop in Downtown Abilene.
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FRIDAY, MARCH 6
Sweetwater varsity hosts Wes Bishop Wood Bat Classic, Sportsmanâ€™s Park.
Sweetwater JV and varsity girls will play at regional preview tournament, Lubbockâ€™s Shadow Hills Golf Course.
Sweetwater varsity boys will play at Andrews tournament.
Roscoeâ€™s Ashley Lara will compete at Region I, Division 3 meet at Irion County (Mertzon).
Sweetwater varsity will play at Big Spring tournament.
Sweetwater varsity teams will compete at West Texas Relays in Odessa.
Roscoe varsity teams host Blackland-Divide Relays.
Here is the revised sched-ule for the Wes Bishop Wood Bat Classic at Sportsmanâ€™s Park that starts today with Sweetwater playing a total of four games over two days. Thursdayâ€™s games were can-celled due to bad weather.
Noon â€” San Angelo Lake View vs. Ballinger
2 p.m. â€” Pampa vs. San Angelo Lake View
4 p.m. â€” Sweetwater vs. Pampa
6 p.m. â€” Sweetwater vs. Lubbock Christian
8 p.m. â€” Lubbock Chris-tian vs. Ballinger
10:30 a.m. â€” Lubbock Christian vs. San Angelo Lake View
1 p.m. â€” Pampa vs. Bal-linger
3:30 p.m. â€” Sweetwa-ter vs. San Angelo Lake View
Today will be sunny with a high near 52. Winds will be from the south-southwest at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 32 and southern winds at 5 to 10 mph.
For the weekend, we'll see highs in the upper 50s with lows in the upper 30s/low 40s. Winds will remain from the south around 5 to 10 mph until Sunday night after midnight, shifting to the north-northeast. A 20% chance of rain will also enter the area on Sunday evening.
Learn more at weather.gov.
Autism expert Walker Kyle will host a four-hour conference at Texas State Technical College on Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon.
The conference is designed to help parents, teachers and other caregivers of autistic children tools to help develop strategies to deal with the disorder.
To RSVP, email Kyle at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (325) 430-2606. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. Cost is $35 per person.