Archive - Aug 2012

August 9th

Wendy Lee Harder

August 9, 2012

Wendy Lee Harder, 54, of Sweetwater, died Aug. 7, 2012, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
No funeral services are planned and she was cremated.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.

Lois Gene Byrd Greenfield

August 9, 2012

GRANBURY — Lois Gene Byrd Greenfield, 83, passed away Monday, Aug. 6, 2012, in Oklahoma City.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at Granbury Church of Christ. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, at Palava Cemetery in Sweetwater, Texas. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Wiley Funeral Home.
Mrs. Greenfield was born May 30, 1929, in Palava, Texas, to Cleon and Erna Bonner Byrd. She married Lewis E. "Lew" Greenfield, June 12, 1948, in Sweetwater. She had been a Granbury resident for 16 years and was a member of Granbury Church of Christ.

Tennis tryouts are set for next week at S’water courts

August 9, 2012

Sweetwater High School tennis coach Chris Terry has announced that player tryouts will be held at the high school courts on Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 15-16, starting at 9 a.m.
Terry also announced that practices for the fall season will begin on Monday, Aug. 20 beginning at 4 p.m. at the high school courts.
Terry was hired as the new SHS tennis coach this summer to replace Shella Arnwine, who resigned to take coach-ing job in Roscoe.

Mobley talks with players

August 9, 2012

Shane Mobley, Sweetwater’s new head football coach, talks with his players at the end of a practice held this morning. The Mustangs begin full contact drills Friday.

The heat continues in Sweetwater

August 9, 2012

Sweetwater will feel the heat once again on Thursday, with the forecast calling for mostly sunny skies and a high near 100. Winds will shift from the west at 5 to 10 mph to east-northeast in the afternoon.
Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low around 72. The east to northeast winds at 5 to 10 mph will become light and variable in the evening.
Visit weather.gov to learn all about your local forecast.

August 8th

Recipes from the Heart

August 8, 2012

Sweetwater resident, Irma Cantu, has been cooking and baking for the majority of her life. The oldest of five children, Irma was born in Lamesa, raised in Roby, and has resided in Sweetwater for the last 35 years. She is married to Adam Cantu and has two daughters, Jennifer and Monica Cantu, and three grandchildren.

Large number of CNAs at Sweetwater Healthcare

August 8, 2012

Sweetwater Healthcare Center recently celebrated the graduation of seven of their staff members from Nurses' Aide to CNA (Certified Nurses' Aide) with a party in their honor on Tuesday afternoon, August 7, 2012.
Debi Cory, the Director of Nursing at the senior living facility, noted that this is the largest number of CNAs that have been on staff at the same time at Sweetwater Healthcare. As a CNA, total care of the patients is their responsibility — this includes assistance with feeding and cleaning while monitoring weight and hygiene, among other tasks.

Car wash to benefit BACA

August 8, 2012

So many of the stereotypes associated with bikers are of the negative kind. Bikers tend to be avoided and are assumed to be violent individuals, and even worse when in a group. The general population only see leather clad, bandana-wearing, tattooed men and women that are loud, heavy drinkers, use colorful profanity and participate in all forms of debauchery. But would you believe there are a group of bikers that don't fit the common stereotypes?

Ribbon cutting held for TanLand

August 8, 2012

Located at 606 E. Broadway is TanLand, owned and operated by Sondra Reeves. Reeves, who recently moved back from San Angelo, opened TanLand on Saturday, July 7, and offers by the minute, monthly and yearly memberships for tanning beds, in-house or mobile spray tanning (service by appointment only). Currently her hours are 3-9 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Reeves will soon be adding clothing and accessories to her inventory.

V’ball camp action

August 8, 2012

Two volleyball camps are being held this week at Sweetwater Middle School. Some of the girls in the morning session, which runs through Friday, are shown here. An afternoon camp is also being held through Thursday at the SMS gym for younger girls.
Volleyball players at the high school level are also having their first workouts this week at the SHS gym to get ready for the 2012 sea-son, where the Lady Mustangs’ opening matches will be played here next Monday and Tuesday.

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