Archive - Nov 11, 2013

State Farm office to host free seminars Tuesday and Thursday

November 11, 2013

Doug Sitter State Farm, located at 208 Lamar Street in Sweetwater, will be hosting two free seminars this week. "With so many changes right now in health care we wanted to offer some information on what the future holds and how we can help," said Doug Sitter, State Farm agent.

Flag raising at VFW

November 11, 2013

The Sweetwater VFW Post 2479 Nolan County Honor Guard hosted its annual Veterans’ Day flag-raising ceremonies honoring all veterans on Monday morning.
Coffee and donuts were served starting at 6:15 a.m. and the flag raising took place at 6:30 a.m. Judge Tim Fambrough was the guest speaker.
Shown are Tommy Millett, Doc Pietzsch, Lowell Corley, Richard Posey and Lionel Mendez during the ceremony.

Local Veteran assists family of lost shipmate

November 11, 2013

On this Veterans' Day, we take time to remember all the men and women who serve and continue to serve our nation in the name of freedom. While their bond is strong during combat, the unity remains years later, as one local veteran proved that to assist one family in learning the full story of a family member lost during World War II.

WASP Museum hosts 5K run

November 11, 2013

The WASP Museum (Women’s Air Service Pilots) hosted runners of all ages Saturday afternoon for their annual Run for the WASP. The WASP run is an annul fundraiser benefitting the museum and honoring the women who served as WASPs.
Men and women competed in a 5K run, while others could walk a mile to show support.

Jodie Michelle Adkins

November 11, 2013

Jodie Michelle Adkins, 42, of Sweetwater, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital. Her body will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.

Terry Wayne Davison

November 11, 2013

Terry Wayne Davison, age 55, of Sweetwater, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013 at his residence.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, at Sweetwater Cemetery with Rev. James Baker officiating. Burial will follow. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.

M.J. Robison

November 11, 2013

M.J. Robison, 76, of Sweetwater, died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at Nolan Nursing and Rehab. Mr. Robison was cremated and no services are planned at this time.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.

Gerald Dorey “Jerry” Runyard

November 11, 2013

Graveside services for Gerald Dorey “Jerry” Runyard, 94, of Sweetwater, will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sweetwater. Mark White, his grandson, will officiate with interment to follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Runyard died Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
He was born July 28, 1919 in Antioc, Illinois. He married Peggy Lois Smith on Nov. 8, 1947 in Roswell, New Mexico.

Local Veteran's Day forecast

November 11, 2013

Today's weather will be partly sunny with a high near 68. Winds will be from the south at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect increasing clouds to come into the area, with a low around 38 and south-southeast winds at 5 to 15 mph. Winds will shift to the north-northeast after midnight, and we'll also see a 20% chance of rain after that time.
Learn more at weather.gov.

This week’s basketball

November 11, 2013

MONDAY, NOV. 11
Sweetwater 7th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ girls host Big Spring (season openers) at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater 8th grade ‘B’ and ‘A’ girls host Big Spring (season openers) at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
Highland 7th grade boys and junior high teams host Westbrook (season openers) starting at 5 p.m.
TUESDAY, NOV. 12
Sweetwater JV and varsity boys will host Haskell (season openers) at 5 and 6 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater freshman girls will host Midland Christian, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV girls will host Wichita Falls Hirschi, 5 p.m.

PECOS — Five boys and two girls will advance to the Region I-3A track meet after top-four finishes...
THURSDAY, APRIL 17 Track Sweetwater qualifiers will compete at 3-3A/4-3A area meet in Pecos (top...
Nine Sweetwater track athletes will be the first from Nolan County to try for regional berths today...

 

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