Archive - Nov 5, 2013

Nolan Nursing and Rehab to host Chamber Coffee

November 5, 2013

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly Chamber Coffee at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at Nolan Nursing and Rehab, located at 705 NE Georgia.

Red Out planned for Friday night

November 5, 2013

There will be a RED OUT Friday night at Mustang Bowl. Sweetwater Independent School District is encouraging everyone to wear their red and pack the stands for the most exciting game of the season against Wylie. There will also be a RED OUT T-shirt give-away. The first 200 adult ticket holders through the gate and wearing red, will win a RED OUT T-shirt.
At halftime, there will be a “Black Out” performance by the Mighty Mustang Marching Band.

NCF approves matching grant for RPMH

November 5, 2013

Members of the Nolan County Foundation Board recently approved a Matching Grant of $40,000 for the under-construction Cardiac Rehab and Wellness Facility at the Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital. This action came after a presentation to the NCF Board by RPMH Administrator Donna Boatright and Wes Stafford detailing this newest project.

BACA visits Southeast

November 5, 2013

Several members of BACA (Bikers Against Child Abuse) visited Southeast Elementary School recently to teach Kindergarten and first grade students about stranger danger.
Shown above are Kris Warner, Kurt Huckabee, Cindy Huckabee, Javier Franco, Norma Torres and Luis Torres.
Not pictured are Amanda Sadler, Robert Sadler, Dale Burge and Donna Burge.

Today is Election Day

November 5, 2013

Today is Election Day and the Constitutional Amendment Election takes place.
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The County Clerk’s office wants to remind voters about the new voter ID law, which requires one of the following forms of identification before a person is allowed to vote. The ID is necessary even if a voter has their voter registration card on hand.
The types of ID that will be accepted are:
• Texas driver license issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)

V’ball action

November 5, 2013

Alexis Williams gets down on her knees to return a volley for Sweetwater in last Wednesday’s regular-season ending District 4-3A volleyball match against Snyder.
Sweetwa-ter clinched a playoff spot by beating Snyder, and the Lady Mustangs will now face Fabens at 5 p.m. today to begin their post-season run. The bi-district playoff will be in Crane.

Highland girls sting S’water to open year

November 5, 2013

Class 3A met Class 1A on Tuesday when the Highland girls basketball team made the short trip to Sweetwater as both teams opened their 2013-14 seasons.
And it was no contest — but not the way you might think.
Ahead 21-19 at halftime, the visiting Lady Hornets completely dominated the last two periods as they crushed the Lady Mustangs 55-24 at Mustang Gym.

Football Player of the Week

November 5, 2013

Cory Mendez is the Sweet-water Football Player of the Week.
Mendez was in on nine tackles, three unassisted, and had an 81-yard fumble return for a touchdown in the team’s 28-9 win over Monahans.

Region II-A cross country results

November 5, 2013

Roscoe and Highland runners competed at the Region II-A cross country meet this past Saturday in Grand Prairie. None of the runners qualified for the state meet, which is for the top three teams and top 10 individuals in each division. Their individual places and times were as follows:
ROSCOE GIRLS
60. Karina Cisneros, 13:44.52; 80. Lyndi Anglin, 14:00.45; 83. Alejandra Solis, 14:05.75; 92. Saman-tha Ortega, 14:14.65; 94. Olivia Saddler, 14:15.98; 119. Whitney Williams, 14:47.95; 151. Alyssa Chav-ez, 15:47.18.
HIGHLAND BOYS
64. Eli Shelton, 20:09.65.
ROSCOE BOYS

Tuesday's local weather

November 5, 2013

Today will be partly sunny with a high near 72. Winds will be breezy and from the south-southwest at 10 to 20 mph. We'll also have a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms throughout the entire day, into the nighttime hours.
Otherwise, expect mostly cloudy skies, with a low around 44 and breezy conditions from the south at 10 to 15 mph. Winds will shift to the north at 15 to 20 mph after midnight, and gusts could get as high as 30 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

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