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Day Trips: National WASP WWII Museum, Sweetwater
A collection of artifacts commemorates the women who served as pilots in World War II
"...The National WASP WWII Museum in Sweetwater tells the story of the courageous women who served..."

Aug. 6, 2021 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Hissing Fits
Bryan Mealer sinks his teeth into the 1999 Sweetwater Rattlesnake Roundup.
"...rotisserie grills who have flocked to Newman Park for Sweetwater's 41st annual Rattlesnake Roundup and Cook-off, Hunter has been..."

Sept. 17, 1999 Features Feature by Bryan Mealer

SOS Files for Bankruptcy
The stalwart defenders of Barton Springs reorganize in face of court loss.
"...Files for Reorganization in Face of Collection Efforts by Sweetwater Ranch Developers Following the Texas Supreme Court’s refusal to..."

April 10, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Inside SXSW's Westworld Theme Park
Violent delights have violent ends at this SXSW pop-up event
"...might not satiate all your basic instincts, but the Sweetwater SXSW experience, set up just outside Austin city limits..."

March 9, 2018 SXSW Post by Josh Kupecki

Naked City
Residents and environmentalists want Western Travis development slowed
"...along Highway 71 past Bee Cave to the 1,700-acre Sweetwater Ranch development, authorizing negotiations with the Lazy Nine Municipal..."

Feb. 25, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Index Fest Announces Its Beer List
The fest formally known as Untapped drops it like it's hops
"...Sweetwater – Atlanta, GA - 420 Extra Pale Ale –..."

May 2, 2017 Food Post by James Renovitch

There Goes the Neighborhood
North/South/Central – redistricting the live music capital
"...around Austin's outer regions. In South Austin, Strange Brew, Sweetwater, and Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co. (ABGB) have all..."

July 25, 2014 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Elvis Lives!
Allison Orr choreographs a new comeback special for the King
"...with the guy at the auditorium there. And the Sweetwater people said, 'You know, in Big Spring, you should..."

Aug. 3, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Reptiles in the Rotunda
There's something slithering in the State House.
"...toward the protective coverage of their brethren. Yes, the Sweetwater Jaycees (an offshoot of the illustrious Sweetwater Junior Chamber..."

Feb. 7, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
"...projects in other environmentally sensitive areas, including the controversial Sweetwater Ranch, a 1,700-acre residential project under construction off of..."

Feb. 18, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

What's Next for Bankrupt SOS?
Staff says life will go on, but tactics may change
"...against the Lazy 9 Municipal Utility District, and its Sweetwater development, and ordered the organization to pay the MUD's..."

April 20, 2007 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Peacock Politics in Western Travis County
Handful of holdout ranchers expected to sell their family spreads in name of what some see as suburban sprawl
"...With a number of subdivisions like Sweetwater on an imminent horizon, Travis Co. feels it can..."

Jan. 26, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Save as We Pave?
The latest trend in environmentally sensitive planning tiptoes into Travis County
"...Hills on Lick Creek and later a stink over Sweetwater. That led to the Growth Dialog, and new interim..."

Oct. 20, 2006 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...MUD, the utility outfit that will serve the controversial Sweetwater development of 1,800 homes planned west of Austin. The..."

June 9, 2006 News Feature

Good Humor Man
Former 'Seinfeld' writer Pat Hazell is funny, upbeat, generous, and, oh, yeah, he lives here now
"...than five years. He also has his own company, Sweetwater Productions, which manages his properties, as well as Good..."

May 26, 2006 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Naked City
"...Lazy 9 Municipal Utility District, giving life to the Sweetwater Ranch development and its 3,000 proposed new homes. HCA..."

March 11, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

The Showdown at Lick Creek
As once clear water runs dark, a community defends its natural heart
"...contract for the proposed Lazy 9 development, also called Sweetwater Ranch or Davenport Ranch, in western Travis Co. The..."

July 2, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Day Trips
"...the town applied for a post office, the name Sweetwater was turned down. Someone then asked an Indian scout..."

Feb. 15, 2002 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
Windmills play a powerful role both in Texas' past and present.
"...turbine farms can be seen off I-20 west of Sweetwater, off I-10 east of Fort Stockton, and in the..."

Jan. 25, 2002 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: May Travel Roundup
Flowers, birds, and more to spy on spring road trips
"...WASP Homecoming & Fly-in May 8, 15, Sweetwater, waspmuseum.org/events/homecoming.html..."

May 3, 2021 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

The Latest on the Local Actions and Reactions to COVID-19
Health officials feel wary but ready
"...Donna Boatright, CEO of Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in Sweetwater, said some supplies were already getting hard to obtain,..."

March 13, 2020 News Feature by Margaret Nicklas

Day Trips & Beyond: March Events Roundup
Spring is the season for Texas travel
"...World’s Largest Rattlesnake Roundup March 13-15, Sweetwater, www.rattlesnakeroundup.net..."

Feb. 29, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: March Events Roundup
Mardi Gras to St. Paddy's and much, much more
"...World’s Largest Rattlesnake Roundup March 8-10, Sweetwater, www.rattlesnakeroundup.net..."

March 1, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Four Tasty Pop-Up Food Events at SXSW
Fiction meets reality with several bonus dining events
"...Western Westworld that they're re-creating the entire town of Sweetwater, complete with the show's Mariposa Saloon. Guests IRL will..."

March 9, 2018 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

The Boleys Put an Acid-Punk Spin on the Family Bands of the Sixties
Ethan, Emma & Jovian Boley do the punk rock
"...and my brother moved from this little redneck town [Sweetwater] and went off-course," recalls Brandon Boley, 47-year-old patriarch of..."

Jan. 19, 2018 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Philanthropy and Craft Beer at Saturday's Fest
Ticket proceeds from Bloody Good Beer Fest benefit We Are Blood
"...Brewery, Victory Brewing Company, Southern Star Brewing, Revolver Brewing, SweetWater Brewing Co., and (512) Brewing Company...."

Oct. 27, 2017 Food Post by Reanna Zuniga

Day Trips & Beyond: Texas Travel
A trip planner for the month of March
"...World’s Largest Rattlesnake Roundup March 11-13, Sweetwater, www.rattlesnakeroundup.net...."

March 9, 2016 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Let Them Be
"...a thousand last year for slaughter at the annual Sweetwater "Rattlesnake Roundup." Perhaps Cape's next article can be more..."

July 18, 2015 Postmarks

Texas Bands Together Part II
Concerts over the next few weeks benefit victims of Central TX floods
"...4WIMBERLEY Flood Benefit When: Sat., June 20, 12pm Where: Sweetwater, 730 W. Stassney, #120 Who: Emily Robison Strayer (Dixie..."

June 15, 2015 Emergency Post by Alexa Harrington

Texas Bands Together
Concerts over the next few weeks benefit victims of Central TX floods
"...raffle, canned food drive When: Sat., June 20 Where: Sweetwater, 730 W. Stassney, #120 Who: Emily Robison Strayer (Dixie..."

June 2, 2015 Emergency Post by Alexa Harrington

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