SWEETWATER- A house fire erupted along the 200 block of Tom Green and Avenue C over the weekend. Firefighters were quick on the scene and put out the fire within a matter of minutes. The fire seemed to start in the front of the house, with most of the damage being in the front.
Sweetwater Little League Opening Ceremonies were held at Newman Park, Saturday, March 4, 2017. The season was kicked off at 1:00pm introducing each team and it's players. Divisions include Wee Ball, T-Ball, Farm, Minor and Major.
A single motor vehicle accident occurred along Sam Houston and Avenue D on March 2 at around 1:40 p.m. The driver lost control of the vehicle when a water jug slid from the seat and onto the floor and wedged against the gas pedal.
SWEETWATER-“Filling the Crib”, the Mission Project for the Avondale Baptist Church of Sweetwater has been a rousing success. The Avondale Baptist Board of Directors meet quarterly and are all volunteers. Ada Belle Clark is the Director of Ladies Resources. Judy Leigh is the Director of Missions.
Ben McGehee, Sweetwater High School’s new athletic director and head football coach, was welcomed on his first day on the job Wednesday with a reception at the school’s library. McGehee comes here from Temple High School, where he spent the past five years.
A suit has been filed in the United States District Court, Northern District of Texas, Abilene alleging civil rights abuses against the City of Sweetwater, the mayor, the city manager, the fire chief and the police chief as well as other persons named as “John Doe” in the lawsuit.