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 A vigil for Brandy Mosley Missing woman in Palestine RAW VIDEO: Shooting inside Greenville car dealership caught on cell phone video Tyler Walmart gas mix-up leaves customers with pricey repairs Cell phone video captures deadly shootout in Nissan dealership 2 injured in oil tank explosion Roller Rink Restored CBS19 Investigates: Fatal crash sparks concerns on FM 279 Woman ticketed for bird egg bashing More calls for charges after Denny's beating More Stories Investigation underway for Lindale house fire Jul 23, 2017, 5:53 p.m. ICE official releases statement on S.A. smuggling tragedy Jul 23, 2017, 12:58 p.m. Snooty, the oldest known living manatee, dies in… Jul 23, 2017, 12:01 p.m.