Archive - Nov 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:
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.
64. Eli Shelton, 20:09.65.
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.
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A community paper like the Sweetwater Reporter becomes part of the lives of those in the cities reached. Every family collects clippings of times when their children, extended family or loved ones are featured on a story or a photograph. This is what the Sweetwater Reporter strives to provide.
Pictured is Heather Gesin with Wal-Mart manager Angee White. Wal-Mart generously donated a $100 gift card to Coats 4 Kids.
With the gift card, Gesin was able to purchase five new coats, bringing the total to 62 donated this year.
Texas State Technical College Sweetwater campus will again play host to the annual Nolan County Health Fair. The event, which is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the Student Center, will feature approximately 40 Big Country area vendors.
Holy Mass of Christian Burial for Juan Guajardo Villa, 84, of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Father Charles Okonkwo will officiate and interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
A Rosary will be said at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 at McCoy Chapel of Memories.
Villa died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013 at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
He was born May 27, 1929, in Sweetwater. He married Adelaida Landeros on July 2, 1950, in Colorado City.
Holy Mass of Christian Burial for Ignacio Valdez, 70, of Sweetwater will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Father Charles Okonkwo will officiate and interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
A Rosary will be said at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 at McCoy Chapel of Memories.
Valdez died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013 at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
He was born July 29, 1943 in Cameron, TX.
Funeral services for Norma Lou Lindemann, 80, of Abilene, formerly of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 at McCoy Chapel of Memories. Rev. Chris Stephens will officiate with interment to follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at McCoy Funeral Home.
Lindemann died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013 at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
Today will be partly sunny, with a high near 66. Winds will be from the south around 15 mph.
Expect mostly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 58 and south-southeast winds at 10 to 15 mph. We'll also have a 50% chance of rain this evening.
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MONDAY, NOV. 4
Sweetwater JV girls host Highland (season opener for both teams), 5:30 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity girls host Highland (season ope-ner for both teams), 7 p.m.
TUESDAY, NOV. 5
Roscoe JV girls will play at Eula (season opener), 5 p.m.
Roscoe varsity girls will play at Eula (season opener), 6:15 p.m.
Highland junior high will host Hermleigh, 5:30 p.m.
Sweetwater vs. Fabens (Class 3A bi-district playoff), 5 p.m., Crane.
THURSDAY, NOV. 7