Archive - Oct 18, 2011

Bellamy Brothers perform in Roscoe

October 18, 2011

The streets of Downtown Roscoe were lined with people from the surrounding communities and beyond to enjoy the West Texas Wind Festival held on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011. Many vendors were open for business selling food, jewelry, desserts and much more. The Bellamy Brothers also performed at the event and fireworks were displayed towards the end of the evening.

Masons to host lunch benefitting WTCAC

October 18, 2011

Sweetwater Masonic Lodge #571 will host their annual benefit lunch from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19, to benefit the West Texas Children's Advocacy Center, at the Masonic Lodge, located at 324 Oak Street. Chili and beans will be served with a drink and dessert for $8. Carry out will be available. Silent auction items will also be on display at the lunch.
Last year, the Sweetwater Masonic Lodge raised over $4,000 for the West Texas Children's Advocacy Center.

Local hospital administrators meet with legislators

October 18, 2011

Shown are Lance Kellors, Administrator of Ballinger Hospital; Robbie Dewberry, Administrator of Mitchell County Hospital; and Donna Boatright, Administrator of Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital; with Representative Mike Conaway of the 11th Congressional District. Six Texas rural hospital administrators and two representatives of the Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals visited with 22 legislators from the Texas delegation last week in Washington D.C. to discuss challenges related to providing medical care in rural Texas and the impact of proposed reimbursement cuts in Medicare.

USDA FSA offers assistance to producers affected by wildfires

October 18, 2011

The Nolan County Farm Service Agency (FSA) will have a sign-up for Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) from Oct. 17, 2011 through Nov. 16, 2011.
Producers that had fences damaged or destroyed due to wildfires may be eligible for cost-share assistance to rebuild or repair their fences. ECP payments are subject to FSA eligibility regulations and funding availability.
For more information or to make an appointment to sign-up, please call your local Farm Service Agency at 325-235-8693.

Blotters for October 14-16, 2011

October 18, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 160 calls for service, issued 10 citations and made 19 arrests from Oct. 14-16, 2011.

The SPD received 82, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 500 block of Lamar.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 1000 block of E. 13th.
• Family violence assault impede breath/circulation — #17 Coral Cove.
• Theft — 100 block of Avenue K.
• Burglary of a building — 1000 block of Crane.

Arrested by SPD:
• Male Juvenile, 15 — Disorderly conduct.
• Male Juvenile, 15 — Disorderly conduct.
• Krystal McGee, 28 — Warrant.
• Christian Coppler, 30 — Warrant.

Wayne V. McDonald

October 18, 2011

Wayne V. McDonald
A graveside service for Wayne V. McDonald, 80, of Sweetwater, will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24, 2011, at Huron Valley Cemetery in Flat Rock, Mich. under the direction of Ford Chapel Funeral Home. Local arrangements are under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 1-8 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, at Ford Chapel Funeral Home in Rockwood, Michigan.
McDonald died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, at his residence in Sweetwater.

Local Sports Calendar

October 18, 2011

TUESDAY, OCT. 18
Cross Country
Roscoe runners at Baird meet.
Football
Sweetwater 7th grade teams host Snyder, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Sweetwater 8th grade teams at Snyder, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Volleyball
Sweetwater teams host Brownwood — freshmen and JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p.m.
WEDNESDAY,
OCT. 19
Cross Country
Sweetwater runners at Cisco meet.
THURSDAY, OCT. 20
Football
Sweetwater JV Red and White teams host Snyder, 5 and 6:30 p.m.
Roscoe junior high at Crosbyton (7th and 8th grade) starting at 4 p.m.
Roscoe JV at Crosby-ton, 6:30 p.m.

Football player of the week

October 18, 2011

Dylon Adames is the Football Player of the Week for Sweetwater. Adames is a 195-pound senior who has been the starting center on the Mustangs’ offensive line the past three years. In last week’s 28-6 win over Big Spring, he blocked a field goal attempt, had one QB pressure and assisted on one tackle.

V’ball teams pick up split vs. B-Spring

October 18, 2011

Sweetwater got a split de-cision against Big Spring in sub-varsity District 5-3A volleyball action this past Friday at Mustang Gym.
The Sweetwater freshmen beat Big Spring 16-25, 25-21, 25-22 in their match, while Sweetwater’s junior varsity lost to Big Spring 21-25, 22-25.

Mustang football stats

October 18, 2011

TEAM OFFENSE
First Downs — 131; Rushes-yards — 316-1359; Passing yards — 944; Total yards — 2303 (287.9 avg.); Passing — 74-129-8; Fumbles-Lost — 19-8; Penalties-Yards — 60-494; Points scored — 153 (19.1 avg.).
TEAM DEFENSE
First Downs — 97; Rushes-yards — 241-1019; Passing yards — 915; Total yards — 1934 (241.8 avg.); Passing — 81-162-7; Fumbles-Lost 11-3; Penalties-Yards — 52-427; Points allowed — 127 (15.9 avg.).
INDIVIDUAL STATS
Rushing

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