Blackwell school closed this week

Ron Howell
Sports Editor

Officials with the Blackwell school district have announced that it will be closed this Monday through Friday, March 16-20 due to the coronavirus outbreak. All UIL and school-sponsored activities have been cancelled through March 29.
Roscoe and Highland resumed classes Monday on schedule after returning from their week-long spring breaks, while Sweetwater students are having their spring break this week and are scheduled to return to class Monday, March 23.
Following a UIL directive this past Friday, all Nolan County high schools have suspended athletic, academic and musical competitions through March 29 due to the coronavirus pandemic. The directive applies to all UIL member schools in Texas.
A more complete story will appear in Tuesday's Sweetwater Reporter.