Archive - Sep 10, 2011

September 11 β€”10 years later

September 10, 2011

On Tuesday, September 11, 2001, the United States came under attack in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, DC, and on a flight that would inevitably end in a rural Pennsylvania field.
2,983 people perished that day, with many citing 9/11 as this generation's Pearl Harbor. Since that time, the post-9/11 world has changed drastically in ways no human could have ever fathomed ten years ago.

Robotics program kicks off at TSTC

September 10, 2011

The local extension of TSTC (Texas State Technical College) West Texas has been getting ready for its debut of the BEST robotics program on its campus which began on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011.
The first of three events for the Big Country BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) competition was the BEST Kickoff which started Saturday at 1 p.m. Participants were introduced to the game where rules were reviewed and a demonstration was provided before entry kits were distributed to each school.

Local football scores

September 10, 2011

Sweetwater β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”27
Levelland β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” 8

Stamford β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” 58
Roscoe β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” 14

Highland β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” 70
Novice β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” 52

Blackwell played Saturday night

King hosts coffee

September 10, 2011

State Representative Susan L. King stopped in Sweetwater on Thursday, Sept. 8, to host the monthly Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce coffee event at the Sweetwater Country Club. King spoke to residents about several issues and gave an update on what is going on in Austin. She is shown above with Chamber Executive Vice President Jacque McCoy.

Marble slab falls from courthouse

September 10, 2011

On Friday afternoon, Sept. 9, 2011, the Nolan County Courthouse suffered some building damage. One marble slab β€” which covers the entire outside of the courthouse β€” approximately 10 feet by 5 feet, weighing about 2,000 pounds, fell off of the courthouse into the north entrance. Nolan County Sheriff David Warren and a deputy took a square foot chunk, weighed it, and calculated the weight based on the overall dimensions of the slab. The slab cracked a section of sidewalk and part of the planter closest to the doors at the courthouse. There were no injuries.

Major Bennet B. Monde

September 10, 2011

After a lengthy illness, Major Bennet B. Monde of Sweetwater, Texas, passed away on 8 September, 2011, at the age of 82.

Catherin Louise Martin

September 10, 2011

Funeral services for Catherin Louise Martin, 76, of Belton and formerly of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Bruce Parsons officiating. Interment will follow at Roscoe Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Martin died Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, in Belton.
Martin was born April 10, 1935, in Claudell, New Mexico. She married J.T. Martin on May 5, 1973, in Sweetwater. Catherin moved to the Sweetwater area in 1960 and she was a homemaker. She was a member of the Church of Christ.

Mary Helen (Nunn) Hendrix

September 10, 2011

Funeral services for Mary Helen (Nunn) Hendrix, 66, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Brian Brownlow officiating. Interment will follow at Garden of Memories under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 12, 2011, at McCoy Funeral Home.
Hendrix died Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.

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