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 WFAA Breaking News Counsellors available at LCM elementary Monday after 6-year-old drowns at Houston hotel Federal agents with Homeland Security visit Beaumont car dealership Port Neches-Groves HS student arrested, charged after allegedly threatening Columbine style attack Two year-old girl dies after FM770 wreck near Saratoga Mother mourns 6-year-old son who drowned in Houston pool Doorbell camera catches thief in Beaumont's West End 13-year-old accidentally shoots himself on Instagram live Witnesses give statements on beach brawl assault More Stories Jasper woman died after family violence in Beaumont Apr 29, 2017, 1:27 p.m. "National prescription drug take-back" day in SETX Apr 29, 2017, 8:06 p.m. Pathologist takes stand at trial of Beaumont man… Apr 28, 2017, 1:22 p.m.