Archive - Jun 2013
Ruben C. Barrera, age 59, of Colorado City, passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, June l4, 2013 at Sweetwater Cemetery with Tony Lara officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
We'll have partly sunny skies today, with a high near 90 and south-southeastern winds at 10 to 15 mph. Gusts could be as high as 20 mph, and we also have a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Those chances remain through the nighttime hours; otherwise it will be mostly cloudy with a low around 71. Winds will be from the east-southeast at 5 to 10 mph.
The only other rain chance we'll have this weekend is on Saturday morning. Expect weekend highs ranging in the upper 80s to mid 90s, with lows in the mid 70s. Winds will be from the south with gusts up to 20 mph.
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Gwendolyn Boyd was the Lucky One Sweepstakes Mini iPad winner for the month of April.
This contest has been running from Feb. 1 and ended on May 31. First Financial has given away three Mini iPads and has one more to announce soon.
Pictured also is Debbie Anthony of First Financial Bank.
During Tuesdayâ€™s meeting of the Sweetwater City Commission, a public hearing was held to consider a recommendation from the Planning and Zoning (P&Z) Commission on a rezoning request.
Eric and Mindy von Atzigen, Pastors at Emmanuel Fellowship Church in Sweetwater, recently returned from a 10-day mission trip to Croatia, Macedonia and Albania.
Eric and Mindy traveled with Randy Boyd of Prepare International to train and encourage church leaders in these countries.
Shown is Mindy von Atzigen teaching in Sibinik, Croatia. Find more photos on Page 1 in today's edition.
A brief City Manager's report was heard during Tuesday's City Commission meeting, as Eddie Brown gave updates on current city projects.
Construction on the SNAP (Senior Nutrition Activities Program) building is underway, as windows are being placed. The expectation is for the building to be a nice facility where participants can return, and in a timely manner.
Linda Guy Jarman, age 70, of Lubbock, Texas, died peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at University Medical Center after a courageous battle with cancer. Her strong will to live, unwavering faith in God, and the love and prayers of family and friends carried her through her 12-year battle with cancer.Â She was the beloved wife of James F. Jarman of Lubbock.
Linda was born in Gorman, Texas on July 5, 1942 and grew up in Lovington, New Mexico.Â She was the daughter of the late W.O. and Juanita Guy.
A Mustang Tennis Camp will be held June 17-21 at the Sweetwater Middle School tennis courts for students entering grades 3-9. Camp hours are 8:30 a.m. to noon each day. The cost is $30 without getting a camp T-shirt and $40 with a camp T-shirt.
Today will be sunny, with a high near 94. Winds will come from the southeast around 10 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 72 and southeast winds at 5 to 15 mph.
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Teen Night at The Lumberyard in Roscoe will be from 7-11 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2013. The event will be a dance for students entering the ninth through 12th grades. There will be a $5 cover charge and plenty of adult supervision. For more information, call 325-436-8279.