Archive - Oct 2013

October 30th

Shelton going to regionals

October 30, 2013

Highland’s Eli Shelton is competing at the regional cross country meet Saturday in Grand Prairie after his recent third-place finish at the district meet. Shelton was timed in 20:23.

Wednesday's local weather outlook

October 30, 2013

Today will be cloudy with a high near 80. Winds will be breezy with a southern wind at 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. We'll have a 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms that will remain in the forecast for the remainder of the day.
Otherwise, expect a low around 56 with southern winds around 15 mph. Gusts could get as high as 25 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

October 29th

Pleas entered in District Court

October 29, 2013

Several have recently pleaded guilty during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings.

Thinking outside the classroom

October 29, 2013

Pictured are Sweetwater High School art students with their teacher, Scharles Kelley.
The class moved outside their classroom to work on linear perspectives using the many lines of the hallways.

Goodfellows gearing up for holiday season

October 29, 2013

It’s that time of year again and the Sweetwater Goodfellows are getting ready to help needy Nolan County families have a better Christmas. Sweetwater Goodfellows provides food and toys to needy families with children and food to needy individuals during the Christmas season. Sign ups will be at the Sweetwater Fire Station, 900 E. Broadway, on Oct. 30 and 31 and Nov. 1 from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-3 p.m. All applicants need to bring last proof of income, approval notice for food stamps, birth certificate for each child, pay stub and approval notice for TANF.

SISD announces student contest

October 29, 2013

Student Success is directly related to regular school attendance. Sweetwater ISD students can raise awareness of the importance of regular school attendance and win great prizes by entering the 2013 You Miss School – You Miss Out poster, essay and video contest.
Entry Opportunities:
• Poster – Create a poster (18”x12” – half a poster board size);
• Essay – A one page expository essay;
• Video – One minute video.

County gives approval to fund DARE program

October 29, 2013

The Nolan County Commissioners gathered for their meeting on Monday morning, in which approval was given toward a modification to the contract for the work on the roof for the Nolan County Coliseum.
Details were outlined in the contract, in which the roofer was asked to do more work than what was originally bid on in order to be a more secure roof.

Thomas Wayne Miller

October 29, 2013

Thomas Wayne Miller, age 66 of Sweetwater, passed away on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013 at his residence.
Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 at Blackwell Cemetery with Rev. Jimmie Don Bennett officiating. Burial will follow. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 from 6-7:30 p.m.

Lady ‘Stangs can end drought today

October 29, 2013

A Sweetwater victory over Snyder in today’s match at Mustang Gym will end a five-year playoff drought and send the Lady Mustang volleyball team into the postseason as the No. 4 team in District 4-3A.
Sweetwater (3-6) leads Snyder (2-7) by a game for the final playoff berth. If Snyder wins today, how-ever, the teams must meet again later this week to break the tie and decide who will go to the playoffs. If Sweetwater wins either today or later this week, it will face Fabens, the 3-3A champion, next Tuesday in bi-district at Crane.

SMS football squads win 3-of-4 against Big Spring

October 29, 2013

Sweetwater went 3-1 for the second straight week when its middle school football teams played host to teams from Big Spring this past Thursday.
7th grade White 12, Big Spring 8
Sweetwater White was scoreless and trailed 8-0 until coming up with a pair of touchdowns in the fourth quarter against Big Spring.
Sweetwater’s scores came on touchdown passes from Jackson Foster to Kobe McCann which covered 15 and 55 yards, respectively.

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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