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UPDATE: Flood of Relief
In tragedy's wake, Central Texas continues to care for her own
"...Smith, Scooter Pierce, and more. Sat., June 20 at Sweetwater • Flood With Love Softball Tournament June 26 &..."

May 29, 2015 Emergency Post by Kate X Messer

Welcome to the Machine
2014-15 Austin Music Industry Awards results
"...7) Sweetwater..."

March 13, 2015 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Austin Music Industry Awards Winners
KUTX named Best Radio Station, Strange Brew Best Venue
"...Street 5) Cheer Up Charlies 6) Indian Roller 7) Sweetwater 8) The Highball 9) Radio 10) Hard Luck Lounge..."

March 9, 2015 Music Post by The Music Staff

Lege Lines: Guns, Islamophobia, & Budget Cuts
The Lege takes on guns, Islamophobia, and sets the draft budget
"...2 was the traditional biennial appearance courtesy of the Sweetwater Jaycees and their slithering friends, publicizing the 57th annual..."

Feb. 6, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

AISD Hunts Chief and Trustees
Superintendent Search and Board Campaigns Continue
"...for a test-fixing scandal, and Jesus Gandara, superintendent of Sweetwater Union High School District in California, for his role..."

Sept. 12, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Getting Crazy
A whirlwind tour of Arkush's 1983 feature
"...the Filmore East including the Jefferson Airplane, Buddy Guy, Sweetwater, It's a Beautiful Day, the Incredible String Band, and..."

Feb. 14, 2014 Screens Post by Louis Black

Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite Burn in Hell
String sorcerer went to my college?
"...across the [Golden Gate] Bridge in Marin called the Sweetwater [Music Hall]. The club was struggling and John Lee..."

Sept. 10, 2013 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Windmill State of Mind
A Q&A with the authors of a new book on the story behind Texas wind power
"...the relentlessness of the wind on her homestead near Sweetwater...."

Aug. 23, 2013 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

'Black and White Photograph'
The second-place story
"...address is just a post office box number from Sweetwater, Texas. The air mail stamp, though, is post marked..."

Feb. 8, 2013 Books Feature by Bill Cryer

A Warning About Music Businesses
"...Needless to say, I'll never buy from either again. Sweetwater is still family-owned for mail order, or go buy..."

Nov. 20, 2012 Postmarks

In Memory of Richard Dorsett
Beloved local left his mark on Austin
"...moved a lot – to Rhode Island; Washington, D.C.; Sweetwater; and Abilene. In between moves they would often decamp..."

Nov. 14, 2012 Books Post by Michael Hall

Day Trips
Bob's Oil Well in Matador has been a roadside attraction since the 1930s
"...the north-south gateway into the Panhandle. About halfway between Sweetwater and Pampa, Bob's place was a truck stop and..."

Feb. 27, 2009 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Won't Somebody Think About the Children?
Statewide kids advocacy groups spend day on outreach to legislators
"...It was all so exciting that the Sweetwater Jaycees and their rattlesnake display almost went unnoticed (although..."

Feb. 4, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Ben and Jerry take a $5 ice cream making class, a tasty treat can double a python's liver size, and more
"...Sweetwater, Texas, has the highest concentration of windmill farms in..."

May 2, 2008 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

Letters @ 3AM
The craziness of this country is that our public and private discussions have almost nothing to do with each other
"...Panhandle in a covered wagon. Or old Ruby, in Sweetwater, Texas, whose father was a trail boss and twice..."

July 6, 2007 Column by Michael Ventura

More Subdivision Water Worries
Pedernales Canyon Trail homeowners worry cluster of new homes next to their upscale community will literally suck the groundwater out from under them
"...subdivision, Autrey said. The line already runs out to Sweetwater on its way to West Cypress Creek. Vistas at..."

June 15, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Naked City
"...stop the Lazy Nine Municipal Utility District for the Sweetwater development above Bee Creek and Lake Travis. "SOS Alliance..."

April 13, 2007 News Feature

Day Trips
Christmas-light displays are one of the many holiday traditions that all ages seem to enjoy with equal enthusiasm
"...lighting displays with a train theme in Hulen Park. Sweetwater decorates Newman Park with seasonal displays with Santa waiting..."

Nov. 24, 2006 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...it came time for commissioners to approve the 1,000-acre Sweetwater Ranch development off Highway 71 at Bee Creek Road...."

May 26, 2006 News Feature

Tres Chicas
"...Tres Chicas first won hearts with their 2004 release Sweetwater, and those who were swept away in its gentle..."

March 17, 2006 Music Review by Margaret Moser

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...appeared to have won the fight to postpone the Sweetwater subdivision, a 1,900-home development off Highway 71 at Old..."

Feb. 17, 2006 News Feature

The Mad Parent PAC Funding Report
Texas Parent PAC reports raising nearly $56,000 since starting up six months ago
"...the state – from a Waco homemaker, to a Sweetwater accountant, a Jasper educator, a Tyler veterinarian, and a..."

Jan. 27, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Whole Bow
Alvin Crow fiddled it his way
"...City, a situation that allowed them to live in Sweetwater, Okla., and license farm trucks and equipment in Texas..."

Nov. 12, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...71 in Western Travis Co. (aka the Davenport or Sweetwater Ranch). The SOS pleadings charge that the development threatens..."

July 2, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...preliminary plan. The Lazy 9 Ranch, to be named Sweetwater Ranch once it's developed, would include nearly 3,000 homes..."

June 25, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...– formerly the Davenport Ranch and soon to be "Sweetwater Ranch" – are using a state law to allow..."

June 4, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Day Trips
San Antonio's Texas Folklife Festival
"...Texas Midwest Soapbox Derby in Sweetwater is one of the last soapbox derbies remaining in..."

June 8, 2001 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Still Life
Whether it is the coterie around the world's most famous photographer or a group of cowboys on a West Texas ranch, Laura Wilson, who peeked inside a reclusive Christian sect for her new photography book Hutterites of Montana, has an instinct for penetrating insular, tightly knit societies.
"...to begin, immediately, by arranging a shoot at the Sweetwater rattlesnake roundup. It is an interesting anecdote to ponder..."

Feb. 9, 2001 Books Feature by Roger Gathman

Dancing About Architecture
The Jr. Files
"...during "Out of My Head" and the band dedicating "Sweetwater, TX" to Paul Sessums. Later, Miles Zuniga was heard..."

Aug. 28, 1998 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Not Just the Goofy Guy
The Actor Behind the Antics of Michael Stuart
"...do a take that will stretch from here to Sweetwater. If there's a laugh to be had, he'll get..."

Aug. 2, 1996 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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