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 Nederland nurse practitioner says allegations of 'inappropriate use of hormones' are unfounded Orange man dies in accident at Backwoods Beach in Newton County Daughters mourn father who died in Newton county waterpark accident Woman drowns in pool on South Oaks Drive in Beaumont Woman hospitalized after one drink at Cancun resort Petition made for Nederland gas station residents say is unsafe Man identified in fatal accident Teenage lifeguard saves 3-year-old boy from near drowning at Smith Lake Port Arthur man admits to killing his brother Dad says predator was luring kids in popular online children's game More Stories Louisiana man wanted for robbing employer,… Jul 21, 2017, 3:15 p.m. Beaumont mothers plea to "Stop the Violence" Jul 22, 2017, 6:47 p.m. Boxing event in Beaumont highlights young talent Jul 22, 2017, 6:46 p.m.