Archive - Mar 2013

March 4th

Lydia Mae Harris

March 4, 2013

Lydia Mae Harris, age 93, of Sweetwater, passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at her residence.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Truman Davis officiating. Burial will follow at Palava Cemetery.
Lydia was born on Sept. 17, 1919 in Alba, Texas to Charlie N. and Thedia (Scogin) Davis. She moved in 1929 with her folks to Palava, Texas until 1939 when they moved to Sweetwater at the beginning of World War II.

Mustangs finish 3-1 at Wood Bat Classic

March 4, 2013

The Wood Bat Classic at Newman Park which ended Saturday produced both good news and bad news for the host team.
The good news: Sweet-water went 3-1, equalling the best record among the six teams in the event. Wall and Ranger Junior College’s JV were also 3-1. However, a total of three players were injured at the Classic during the weekend as well.
After an 8-7 win Thurs-day over Clyde, Sweetwater (7-4) beat Wall 9-4 Friday. On Saturday, it defeated Pampa 6-2 in the morning before losing 7-4 in its final game to Ranger Junior Col-lege’s JV team.

Warm & windy: Monday's local forecast

March 4, 2013

Today will be very warm, as we'll see a high near 84 and mostly sunny skies. Expect breezy conditions with winds from the west-southwest at 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight, temperatures will drop as a cold front comes through. We'll see partly cloudy skies with a low around 39. Winds from the west at 15 to 20 mph will become northern at 25 to 30 mph. Gusts could be as high as 35 mph.
Learn all you need to know now at weather.gov.

March 2nd

Blotters for Feb. 28, 2013

March 2, 2013

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 45 calls for service, issued four citations and made two arrests on Feb. 28, 2013.

The SPD received 20, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Burglary of a vehicle — 400 block of E. Arkansas.

Arrested by SPD:
• Thomas Castillo, 35 — Possession of controlled substance.
• Sonya Flores, 25 — Warrants.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had six calls for service, served no civil papers and made three arrests on Feb. 28, 2013.

Arrested by NCSO:

Weekly sports calendar

March 2, 2013

Schedules are subject to change
MONDAY, MARCH 4
Baseball
Sweetwater JV hosts Abilene High sophomores, 4:30 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity vs. Ranger Junior College JV at Ranger, 4:30 p.m.
Tennis
Sweetwater middle school teams will host Greenwood starting at 4 p.m.
Track
Highland junior high teams at season-opening meet in Westbrook.
TUESDAY, MARCH 5
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity at Andrews, 5 p.m.
Golf
Sweetwater varsity boys at Seminole tournament.
Sweetwater JV boys at Abilene tournament.
Sweetwater JV girls at Abilene tournament.
Softball

Saltillo ends title dream for Highland

March 2, 2013

BY RON HOWELL
Sports Editor

AUSTIN — A week earlier, they ruled the court at the Region II-A, Division II basketball tournament in Abilene, winning both of their games by 18 points.
But Highland’s Lady Hornets met their match Friday in Austin when they faced Saltillo, whose Lady Lions lived up to their No. 1 ranking — winning 41-19 in the Class 1A, Division II semifinals to end the greatest Highland girls basketball season ever.

Joyce Goodnight

March 2, 2013

Funeral services for Joyce Goodnight, 62, of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 4, 2013 at Fourth and Elm Church of Christ with Mike Crowley officiating. Interment will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Goodnight died Friday, March 1, 2013 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.

Great run ends for Highland

March 2, 2013

The Highland girls basketball team's magnificent season came to an end Friday when the Lady Hornets lost to No. 1-ranked Saltillo, 41-19, in the semifinals of the state tournament held in Austin. Highland, with players like Hannah Allen (pictured here in Friday's game), finished the season with a 31-5 record while advancing to the state tournament for the first time in history. See a story on the game, plus many more pictures, in today's Sports section on pages B1-B3.

Chief Frieda to speak at RWWT meeting

March 2, 2013

The Republican Women of West Texas will meet Tuesday, March 5, 2013. The meeting will be held at the Pioneer City-County Museum at 601 E. Third Street in Sweetwater.
Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. and the meeting will start at 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater Chief of Police, Brian Frieda will be the speaker. The public is invited to attend.

Hospital renovations continue

March 2, 2013

An update on the hospital renovations was given as part of the Administrator's report during the Nolan County Hospital District board meeting on Monday night.
David White with McKinstry, the company heading up with projects, was joined by four representatives at the meeting to offer an outlook on the current project of the new doctors' offices, as well as look back on the results from the previous work of the new medical /surgical unit.

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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