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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

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

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,"

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,"

March 1, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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