Archive - Aug 31, 2012
Vela Hall Alexander Evans died Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, at Hendrick Hospice. Memorial graveside services will be held Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Restland Cemetery, in Gatesville, Texas. McCoy Funeral Home of Sweetwater, Texas is in charge of arrangements.
CLYDE â Vivian Elease Brown Seaton, 82, of Clyde, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, at her home. Services will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, at Bailey-Howard Funeral Home Chapel in Clyde. Burial will be in the Clyde Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31, at the funeral home.
A 38-6 season-opening loss to De Leon on Thursday at the Sammy Baugh Classic wasnât what Roscoe was hoping for. But head coach Jonathan Haseloff still saw encouraging signs for his team, which is coming off an 0-10 season.
âIâm pleased with the way our kids performed for three quarters,â he said of his Plowboys, who trailed just 18-6 at halftime. âBut when we came out in the second half we just made some awful boo-boos, being young, and weâve got to stop doing that. But I thought we did some things well and a lot of our young kids really stepped up.â
Nolan Countyâs two six-man Hornet football teams begin the regular season today with hopes of showing much better results than a year ago when they combined for just four victories, with one of them coming as the result of a forfeit.
Highland is facing a tough opener against Motley County at Jaytonâs Gridiron Classic starting at 6 p.m. as it begins trying to improve on last yearâs season that ended at 3-7. The Classic is a three-day tournament that will feature a total of seven games. Motley County was the state runnerup in Divi-sion II this past season.
Friday's forecast will kick off a weekend of warm temperatures leading up to the Labor Day holiday. Today will be sunny with high near 97. Winds will be calm and then shift to the east-northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight we'll have a low around 72. Skies will be mostly clear, with winds east-southeast at 5 to 10 mph. After midnight, winds will come from the south.