Archive - 2011

January 12th

Highland teams win; Plowgirls, Plowboys beaten

January 12, 2011

The Highland boys and girls won, but both Roscoe teams lost in area district basketball games Tuesday.
Highland’s teams are both on a roll in District 11-A, Division II.
The boys (2-2 in district) picked up their second straight victory with a 53-48 road win at Westbrook.
The girls (5-1, 14-9) are even hotter, picking up their sixth victory in their last seven games Tuesday with a 67-49 win.
Highland’s boys were be-hind 15-10 after one quarter but closed to within one, 25-24, at halftime.

Sub-varsity boys hoop teams defeat Lake View squads

January 12, 2011

Both of Sweetwater’s sub-varsity boys basket-ball teams won against San Angelo Lake View here Tuesday.
The JV boys (10-8) were 46-39 winners in their game, thanks to a second-half rally after the teams battled to a 20-20 standoff at halftime. Kyle McSherry led the Mus-tangs with 20 points and Cole Maxwell had 14. Ryan Linebaugh scored seven, Willie Norman three and Nick Nemir two.

January 11th

County employees recognized

January 11, 2011

The first regular meeting in 2011 for the Nolan County Commissioners' Court was held on Monday morning, Jan. 10, at the Nolan County Courthouse.

Dunn case still a criminal investigation

January 11, 2011

It has been 15 days since the disappearance of Colorado City girl Hailey Darlene Dunn.
On Dec. 28, 2010 at approximately 2 p.m., 13 year old Hailey Darlene Dunn was reported missing by her mother Billie Jean Dunn. According to this initial report, Hailey was last seen on Dec. 27, 2010 by her mother's boyfriend, Shawn Adkins.

Dana Cooper performs at Java Jax

January 11, 2011

Musician Dana Cooper performed at Java Jax coffee bar on Saturday, Jan. 8. Many people attended to see his performance.

Clifford Lee Rains

January 11, 2011

Clifford Lee Rains, 64, of Sweetwater, died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011, at his residence.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, at McCoy Funeral Home. His body will be cremated following the visitation. Arrangements are under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.

Roberto Martinez

January 11, 2011

Roberto Martinez, age 58, of Lubbock, Texas, (former resident of Sweetwater) passed away Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, at University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas.
His body will be cremated. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Pedro P. Lopez, Denny Cardova and Pat Martinez officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.

Loyd Edwin Levens

January 11, 2011

Funeral services for Loyd Edwin Levens, 84, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. James Baker and Rev. Keith Clower officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011, at McCoy Funeral Home.
Levens died Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, at Nolan Nursing and Rehab in Sweetwater.

SHS girls host Snyder in 5-3A opener; boys to entertain Chiefs in final tuneup

January 11, 2011

With a 15-10 record and just eight games left, the Sweetwater High School girls basketball team has a good chance for its first above-.500 season in five years. But what the Lady Mustangs would like even more is to reach the state playoffs for the first time since 2005. They can take a step toward that goal by beating Snyder (14-7) in today’s District 5-3A opener at Mustang Gym.

January 10th

Prayer vigil held, search for Hailey Dunn continues

January 10, 2011

As the search for Colorado City teenager Hailey Dunn leads into its second week, the efforts to find the thirteen-year-old remain strong.
On Friday afternoon, officers continued to search in Hailey's neighborhood. However, the search broadened into the small community of Dunn, Texas on Saturday. Various officers traveled to the town to look for evidence and follow up on reported leads. According to Colorado City city manager Pete Kampfer and Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) officer Sparky Dean, the city of Dunn could be one of many satellite areas to be set up in the next few days.

On Friday, Sweetwater’s football players seemed to be delivering a message for all those people who...
The Roscoe and Blackwell football teams began their seasons on the road Friday and find the going...
Sweetwater High School’s cross country runners went to Christoval on Thursday for their first meet...

 

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