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! © 2017 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 Family stuck in flooded truck meets hero who saved baby's life Trained to make a split-second decision Raw, unedited: Incredible rescue of infant, 2-year-old nearly killed in the Texas storms Woman shot, killed while driving down highway Student misses top title after school error KYTX Breaking News RAW FOOTAGE ' Canton Tornado SCSO: Patrick Mahomes II robbed Sheryia Grant: Her untold story Abused mini-horse finds forever home More Stories Weather Blog | Weather warnings, watches, power outages Apr 11, 2017, 7:50 a.m. Police: 8 dead in Mississippi shooting rampage May 28, 2017, 9:25 a.m. Whitehouse residents celebrate Freedom in the Park May 28, 2017, 12:52 a.m.