Archive - Oct 2012

October 30th

S’water runners finish at Snyder

October 30, 2012

Six Sweetwater cross country runners competed in the season-ending district meet at Snyder’s Nature Field on Oct. 24. Two boys and four girls ran at the meet. The top three teams and top 10 individuals advanced to regional competition this Saturday. Sweetwater’s results were as follows:
VARSITY GIRLS
(places and times)
22. Madison Howard 18:36; 23. Marissa Sanchez 18:45; 29. Addisyn Cleckler 20:14; 32. Hannah Sanchez 21:52.
VARSITY BOYS
(places and times)
17. Colton Scott 24:00; 30. Brandon Howell 26:23.

Tuesday's local forecast

October 30, 2012

Today will be sunny with a high near 77. Winds will be from the south-southwest at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect clear skies tonight with a low around 52, and southern winds at 5 to 10 mph.
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October 29th

Local West Nile concerns continue

October 29, 2012

A concerned local business owner hopes to inform the public about a scary situation. Leslie Brazelton, owner of Les' Barber Shop, shared with the Sweetwater Reporter in a phone interview that she recently tested positive as having the West Nile virus.
Though she is not certain, Brazelton thinks she may have been bitten by a virus-carrying mosquito while outside mowing the lawn at her house located between Sweetwater and Trent.

Breast cancer luncheon celebrates local survivors

October 29, 2012

Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) kicked cancer to the curb to celebrate survival stories and successes at their annual Breast Cancer Survivors' Luncheon on Friday, October 26 at the hospital classroom. This year's theme was "Give Cancer the Boot".
Following a welcome from RPMH administrator Donna Boatright and an invocation from Dr. Robert Eaker, guests enjoyed a pink-themed meal prepared by the hospital's dietary staff.

Employee's mega-production clears out overdue cases

October 29, 2012

"Timelier work is one of the foundation blocks of Texas' reinvented human services eligibility system, and workers like Sammy Alvarez have had a lot to do with the improvement we've seen over the past few years," said Alvarez's award nominator.
According to his nominator, Alvarez recently provided outstanding customer service when he helped completed 437 overdue cases in the Houston area with the Health and Human Service Commission.

Darin Glenn Burwick

October 29, 2012

Funeral services for Darin Glenn Burwick, 27, of Blackwell, will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at First Baptist Church Blackwell. Rev. Daniel Dotson will officiate and interment will follow at Blackwell Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, from 6-8 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home.
Burwick died Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, at his home in Blackwell.

Sammy Anderson

October 29, 2012

Sammy Anderson, 26, of Abilene, passed away Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at a medical center in Dallas, Texas.
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home Chapel of Faith, 5701 Highway 277 South, Abilene, with Richard Adkisson officiating, directed by Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home.
Sammy was born July 7, 1986 to Marshall Anderson and Beverly (Berning) Anderson in Poncatello, Indiana. He was employed by Dallas County as a computer technician.

Blackwell, Highland fall in 6-man district openers

October 29, 2012

Nolan County’s six-man teams lost district openers on the road Friday. In District 7, Division I, High-land lost to Rotan, 76-62, as the Hornets’ five-game winning streak ended. In District 8, Division II, No. 6 Robert Lee broke a 30-30 deadlock after three quarters with a pair of fourth-quarter scores to beat Blackwell 46-36.

Monday's local forecast

October 29, 2012

Unfortunately, the cooler weather won't be hanging around. Today will be sunny with a high near 70, with southern winds at 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight, expect mostly clear skies with a low around 47. Winds will be from the southeast at 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
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Weekly Sports Calendar

October 29, 2012

TUESDAY, OCT. 30
Basketball
Sweetwater freshman, JV and varsity girls scrimmage at Abilene High starting at 4 p.m.
Highland JV and varsity girls host scrimmage with Winters starting at 5 p.m.
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity will play Monahans at Midland Lee, 4 p.m.
THURSDAY, NOV. 1
Football
Sweetwater 7th grade teams host Monahans, 4:30 and 5:45 p.m.
Sweetwater 8th grade teams host Monahans, 4:30 and 7 p.m.
Sweetwater freshman and JV teams at Mona-hans, 5 and 6:30 p.m.
Roscoe junior high hosts Hamlin, 4 p.m.
Roscoe JV hosts Hamlin, 6:30 p.m.
Highland junior high plays at Ira, 4 p.m.

Sweetwater met up with Snyder on Friday for the 65th time, and quickly fell into a hole as the...
The two sub-varsity high school games on Thursday between Sweetwater and Snyder resulted in a split...
Nolan County’s three area teams lost Friday as Roscoe dropped a squeaker at Jim Ned while Highland...

 

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