Archive - Jan 6, 2011
The search continues for missing 13-year-old Hailey Dunn from Colorado City.
However, the efforts have expanded with the involvement of over 20 officers from various agencies, including the 32nd District Attorney's office, the Texas Department of Public Safety, the Texas Rangers and even the FBI.
The Nolan County Coliseum hosted this monthâ€™s Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce coffee event and Sweetwater residents and chamber members filled the lobby of the coliseum. Many enjoyed coffee, cookies and networking at the event.
Shahala Strother was the winner of a drawing held at the Sweetwater Reporter for a free six-month subscription and a $25 gift card. To enter the contest, residents had to donate six canned goods or a new unwrapped toy to benefit the Sweetwater Goodfellows.
Funeral services for Jeffrey Alan Woods, 20, of Roscoe will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011, at McCoy Chapel of Memories.
Rev. Frankie Santiago will officiate and burial will be in Palava Cemetery. Services will be directed by McCoy Funeral Home of Sweetwater. Mr. Woods died on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, in Roscoe.
Sweetwaterâ€™s Kinsey Browning (4) hits a layup over a Roby defender on Tuesday. The Lady Mustangs won 42-30. Sweetwater goes to Mineral Wells on Friday for its final pre-district game.
(Photo by Betsy Howe)
Two Class 1A, Division II Nolan County basketball teams, the Highland girls and Blackwell boys, both won their district games on Tuesday.
Highlandâ€™s girls (12-9) are 3-1 in District 11 after winning at Loraine 59-48. The Lady Hornets over-came a 28-26 halftime deficit as Callie Sandusky scored 18 points and Shy-an Womack 15 for the winners. Sierra Allen had eight points, Kara Hughey and Beth Richburg seven and Lora Stewart and Jes-sica McCain two apiece.
Blackwellâ€™s boys are 1-1 in District 12 after beat-ing Paint Rock 46-30.
The Sweetwater junior varsity girls and boys basketball teams had easy wins on Tuesday at Roby.
The JV girls won 40-19 in improving their season mark to an impressive 17-1, while holding Roby to just one point in the first half.Janell Walker had 13 points and Elise Lawrence 11 to pace the victory, while Kelsi Crosson had five, Kathleen Campbell and Shelby Cason four and Ashley Kincheloe, Whitnee Murff and Destiny Osteen one point each.
The JV boys (9-7) pulled away in the second half to win their game 38-17.