The Daily Press Sweetwater Reporter | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2014-09-19T16:02:23-04:00 Baptist to have work day Saturday2014-09-19T16:02:23-04:002014-09-19T12:02:39-04:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterSweetwater, TXNo author availableAvondale Baptist to have work day SaturdaySweetwater Tractor Supply to host Pet Appreciation Week event Saturday2014-09-19T14:01:51-04:002014-09-19T11:57:22-04:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterHeld Sept. 17-21, Pet Appreciation Week or P.A.W. is Tractor Supply's annual event to celebrate pets and introduce families to the joy of owning animals.Sweetwater, TXNo author availableSweetwater Tractor Supply to host Pet Appreciation Week event SaturdaySweetwater underway on first compressed natural gas station in Sweetwater2014-09-19T11:50:52-04:002014-09-19T11:50:52-04:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterSweetwater, TXNo author availableConstruction underway on first compressed natural gas station in SweetwaterSweetwater Nolan County: The pros and the cons2014-09-19T11:48:51-04:002014-09-19T11:48:51-04:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterThere is a different kind of boom which has begun here recently. It too, involves extracting oil from the depths of the earth. But instead of drilling vertically into the ground until hitting pay dirt, alternative methods are being utilized such as horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing — more commonly known as fracking.Sweetwater, TXBrian McCormackFracking Nolan County: The pros and the consSweetwater events in Sweetwater2014-09-19T09:07:32-04:002014-09-19T09:07:32-04:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterTake out orders are welcome. Tickets can be purchased from any Kiwanis Club member or at the door the night of the supper. Also, many businesses, organizations and churches will be involved in a Sweetwater Mustang tailgate party each week, including Richard W. Fergeson State Farm, The Sweetwater Jaycees, The Sweetwater Community Captains, Broadway Baptist Church, The Oasis, and many more. These events will take place every home game this year for the Sweetwater Mustangs. This will be a family friendly event with food, drinks and fun. The events will take place before each home game beginning about 6 p.m. at the softball field parking lot across from Mustang Bowl (west). Tailgate parties will be Friday, Sept. 19, Friday, Oct. 24, and Friday, Nov. 7th (Senior Night).On Saturday, the public is welcome to a 3D Archery Shoot hosted by the Sweetwater Bowhunters Association on Sept. 20 and 21 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will be held on the north side of Lake Trammell dam. Sign in will be at the outdoor archery range across from the old lake keeper's house (turn right at fish mail box). There will be 30 targets at the hunting ranges plus one optional prize shot. For more information call Mike Hart (club president) at 325-235-2902 or Larry Frizzell at 325-338-2050.From 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, there will be a Tie Dye Event for girls in Kindergarten through 17 years old who want to be in Girl Scouts. The event will take place at the Lamar Street Baptist Church recreation building (turn east on Lewis Front, next to Local Loan). Bring a new white, all-cotton t-shirt to tie-dye. There will be a $15 registration fee.In addition, the Plowboy/Plowgirl Cross Country team will be hosting a walk/run-a-thon in honor of Cynthia Black from 6-10 p.m. at the Roscoe Track. Each team of five members must have a member on the track at all times. There will be a drawing for door prizes every hour throughout the evening. Team camps and signs will be allowed in designate areas. There is a fee per five-member team. All entries must be turned in by Sept. 18. For more information contact Shella Arnwine at 325-766-3327.And at the VFW, Shady Mitchell and the Kickin' Kountry Band will perform from 8 p.m. to 12 midnight on Saturday.On Sunday, The Hub Christian Youth Center is presenting a free concert at 6:30 p.m. at their location at 2014 South Concho in Roby (60 miles northwest of Abilene). The concert will feature Big Daddy Weave, Chris August, Group 1 Crew and Dara Maclean. Sweetwater, TXNo author availableWeekend events in SweetwaterSweetwater's weekend weather2014-09-19T09:00:57-04:002014-09-19T09:00:57-04:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterThose rain chances will bump up to 70% tonight, and some storms could produce heavy rainfall. Expect cloudy conditions, with a low around 69 and southeast winds around 10 mph. The chances for rain will slowly decrease throughout Saturday and Sunday. Highs will be in the mid-80s, with lows in the upper 60s. Winds will vary from the east and southeast through the weekend.Sweetwater, TXNo author availableSweetwater's weekend weatherSweetwater enter pleas in District Court2014-09-18T17:12:43-04:002014-09-18T12:01:19-04:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterSweetwater, TXNo author availableSeveral enter pleas in District CourtSweetwater station to be set up at football game2014-09-18T15:11:49-04:002014-09-18T11:56:58-04:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterSweetwater, TXNo author availableSwab station to be set up at football gameSweetwater pleads guilty in apartment shooting2014-09-18T11:53:23-04:002014-09-18T11:50:18-04:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterAround 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.Sweetwater, TXNo author availableFierro pleads guilty in apartment shootingSweetwater Sweetwater class begins2014-09-18T11:49:17-04:002014-09-18T11:49:17-04:00Copyright 2010 Sweetwater ReporterSweetwater, TXNo author availableLeadership Sweetwater class beginsSweetwater