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Monday's local activities

July 31, 2015

Tomorrow, August 3, an Opening Reception for "The WASP: Untold Story - a Photographic Exhibit" will be held at 10 a.m. at the County-City Library, located at 206 Elm.
From August 3rd to September 25th, visitors to the Sweetwater County-City Library will have the opportunity to be among the first to see this exhibit, which features unfiltered, uncirculated and previously unseen photographs both of and by the young women who were training to become part of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) during World War II.

ICYMI (In Case You Missed It) - this week in review

July 31, 2015

What happened last week in Sweetwater and Nolan County? Here are our top three stories from the past week:

Weekend Edition, July 25-26, 2015:
RSB hosts "Ask the Fed" webcast

Tuesday, July 28, 2015:
Parents reminded to immunize their children before school begins

Friday, July 31, 2015
AJRA National Finals Rodeo kicks off at Nolan County Coliseum

Check out these stories and more in our e-edition (subscription required) or come by our office to pick up a copy!

Weekend weather for Sweetwater

July 31, 2015

Today will be partly sunny with a high near 94. Winds will be from the southeast around 5 mph, and we'll also have a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Those rain chances will decrease to 20% tonight, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 75. Winds will be from the southeast around 10 mph.
For tomorrow, we should see partly sunny skies with a high near 97. Winds will come from the south at 5 to 10 mph, and a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms will enter the area.

Upcoming events for Saturday

July 31, 2015

Tomorrow, August 1, a fundraiser benefitting the family of J.J. Solano will be held at the Sweetwater Sears parking lot on Broadway from 11 a.m. until sold out.
A brisket sandwich/chips/drink combo will be sold for donation. There will also be some baked goods for sale while they last.
For more information, please contact Shorie Henderson at 325-864-7890.
And from 8 p.m. until midnight on Saturday, August 1, Mike and the Last Call Band will perform at the VFW.

Local churches hosting Vacation Bible School

July 31, 2015

The following churches are featured in this week's Religion page: Avondale Baptist Church, Bethel Assembly of Sweetwater, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, and First United Methodist Church.
Get all the details in Friday's print edition or subscribe to our e-edition!

Friday's forecast for Sweetwater

July 31, 2015

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 96. Winds will be from the southwest at 5 to 10 mph, shifting to the northeast in the afternoon.
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms will come into the area tonight, with partly cloudy skies and a low around 74. Winds from the east at 5 to 10 mph will change over to the south-southeast after midnight.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

#ThrowbackThursday

July 30, 2015

In this 1983 photo, Coach Rick "Blades" Davis is shown preparing an ankle wrap for the Mustang's varsity punter, Michael Glass. The Mustangs ended their season just short of state with a 7-2-1 record that year, the best since 1968.
Michael Glass made his home in Sweetwater, where he and his wife Shelly have raised two sons, and are now blessed with beautiful grandchildren. Be sure and look Mike up at the 30th Class Reunion at Homecoming this year.

Hoyt Place tour scheduled on Friday

July 30, 2015

Tomorrow, July 31, Hoyt Place, located at 1700 Hoyt Avenue, invites the public to take advantage of their ‘Fun Run Tour’.
Run in, meet their residents and staff, take a tour, and learn more about their remarkable community where seniors thrive. During the visit, enjoy some of the delicious hors d’oeuvres prepared by their chef between the hours of 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Please call 325-235-6651 for more information and to let Hoyt Place know that you want to tour their lovely home.

Thursday's forecast for Sweetwater

July 30, 2015

Today will be mostly sunny and hot with a high near 98. Winds from the south-southwest at 5 to 10 mph will shift to the east-northeast in the afternoon.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 74 and east-southeast winds at 5 to 10 mph. Winds will shift to the south after midnight.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

Wednesday's weather for Sweetwater

July 29, 2015

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 97. Winds will be from the southeast at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 76 and east-southeast winds at 5 to 10 mph. Winds will shift to the south after midnight.

Events for area children continue this week

July 28, 2015

For the remainder of the week, First Salem Lutheran Church, located at 923 Main Street in Roscoe, in association with Briarwood Camp, will be hosting Day Camp through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Children between the ages of 4 and 10 are welcome. For more information or to register your child, call 325-338-6885.
And Faith Harvest Church, located at 408 Alamo on the corner of Sam Houston in Sweetwater, will hold their Vacation Bible school entitled "Wilderness Escape" through Friday at 6 to 8 p.m. nightly.

Tuesday's forecast for Sweetwater

July 28, 2015

Today will be sunny with a high near 97. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 75 and southeast winds around 10 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

Tuesday's upcoming activities

July 27, 2015

Tomorrow, July 28, a Sweetwater Tennis Camp will be held through July 30 at the Sweetwater Middle School courts from 8 a.m. to noon each day for students entering grades 4-9.
A fee will be charged. For more information, please contact coach Carlee Smith at carlee.smith@sweetwaterisd.net or call (325) 236-6303.
Also continuing is a Day Camp hosted by First Salem Lutheran Church, located at 923 Main Street in Roscoe, in association with Briarwood Camp through July 31 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Monday's local weather outlook

July 27, 2015

Today will be sunny and hot with a high near 98. Winds will be from the southeast around 10 mph.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 76 and southeast winds at 10 to 15 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

This week in review

July 24, 2015

Here's a brief look at this week's top stories in the Sweetwater Reporter:

Weekend edition, July 18-19:
City discusses possible ordinance banning electronic messaging while driving

Tuesday, July 21:
Three promoted to Lieutenant, awards given at SFD banquet

Friday, July 24:
SISD cafeteria prices to increase

Pick up a print copy or subscribe to our e-edition to learn more!

Should college football add 64 teams to the playoffs?
Reserved season football tickets for the 2015 season at Sweetwater High School will be up for...
There was competition at Mustang Bowl on Tuesday at the end of the first day of a three-day...

 

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