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 19-year-old pregnant woman killed during alleged aggravated robbery in N. Beaumont Kirbyville CISD Superintendent faces criticism from community Southeast Texas woman witnesses shooting deaths of daughter, unborn granddaughter Chain-reaction crash kills four people in Collin County Most dangerous Texas cities Pitbull attacks vidor child for the third time Friends defend capital murder suspeccharged with Kera Teel's murder Jefferson County jury orders International Paper to pay Beaumont's Signature Industrial $122M Man shot by neighbor after trying to drown his infant twins Witness names gunman in Capital Murder case More Stories Foul play not suspected in death of elderly Winnie… Jun 21, 2017, 10:40 p.m. Deputies searching for Hardin County Jail inmate who… Jun 22, 2017, 9:27 a.m. Amber Alert issued for girl last seen in Alpine Jun 22, 2017, 10:08 p.m.