Close Rattlesnake Roundup Kicks Off Sweetwater may be a small town, but it's known world-wide for its rattlers. Vanessa Paige, KXVA 6:25 PM. CST March 10, 2017 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST SWEETWATER, TX - Sweetwater may be a small town, but it's known worldwide for its rattlers.Our Vanessa Paige took on the experience.This is the 59th year the event has been held. Attendees can experience everything from eating a fried rattlesnake to skinning one to watching live rattlers be milked for venom!For more background on the roundup, click here! © 2018 KXVA-TV CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST JOIN THE CONVERSATION To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Leave a Comment TRENDING VIDEOS ETX photographer talks about her viral boudoir photos Atwood's robbery Crosby-Lebus worker strike Las Vegas/Mandalay Bay shooting - What we know Teacher accused of assault 84-year-old post office worker retires 11 new features in IOS 11 SPCA Dogtoberfest East Texan nearly caught in Vegas shooting Under The Lights Week 5 (Sept. 29) More Stories YOUR TAKE: Pictures from around ETX after storm Jan 21, 2018, 9:41 p.m. Government shutdown day 3: Senate to vote at noon Jan 21, 2018, 9:09 a.m. Top 5 Valentine's Day gifts under $50 Jan 19, 2018, 9:37 a.m.