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 Dylan Alvarado: Second ETX teen suicide in two weeks Lufkin dashcam chase of shoplifting suspect Pray for Camille Cajun Gravy volunteers serve those in need Search for missing Lufkin DJ First responder from New York got his first taste of Whataburger during Harvey help KYTX Breaking News 14-year-old Bullard student commits suicide Lovebug season Jucy's Hamburgers raises funds for injured employee More Stories CBS19 FREE Kids nights at the East Texas State Fair! Sep 18, 2017, 4:50 p.m. DONATE NOW: Rebuild Texas Fund for Harvey relief Sep 22, 2017, 9:24 a.m. Under The Lights - Week Four (Sept. 22) Sep 23, 2017, 12:47 a.m.