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 More Stories London terror attacker kills 5, injures at least 40,… Mar 22, 2017, 10:14 a.m. Former Baylor Tight End Tre'Von Armstead arrested on… Mar 22, 2017, 5:33 p.m. Spring's top gadget deal is $35 today Mar 22, 2017, 10:55 a.m.