Archive - Jul 1, 2013
The monthly Big Country Dance will begin at 7:30 p.m. tonight, July 1, at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex on FM 419 North.
Kickin' Kountry will provide the entertainment. For more information, call 235-5488.
One person was killed and one was injured at 12:20 p.m. on Sunday in a two vehicle crash in Nolan County.Â This crash occurred five miles north west of Roscoe.
Silvia Torres TreviÃ±o, 75, of Roscoe, was driving a 2011 Nissan east on U.S. Highway 84. Richard Anthony Ginn, 50, of Lubbock, was driving a 2004 Ford pickup west on U.S. 84.Â The Nissan crossed the center stripe and struck the Ford pickup head-on.Â
The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce gave the newly built McDonald's restaurant a warm welcome back to the community with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Sunday, June 30, the afternoon before the restaurant's midnight opening to the public.
Shown above are Grimace, Tom Henderson, Lita McEachern, Casey Taggart, Kristi Taggart, Brody Frieda, Brian Frieda, Ken Taggart, Greg Wortham, Stormie Aven, Larry McEachern, Gil Cherry, Terry Pittman, Aida Pantoja, Hamburglar, Janis McDowell, Don King, Doug Sitter, John Owens, Jeremy Williams, Dave Schnoor and Patrick Piehl.
Funeral services for Richard Lee Conley, Jr., 54, of Sweetwater, are pending with McCoy Funeral Home.
Conley died Sunday, June 30, 2013, at his home.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.
Lily May Rhoton, age 77, of Sweetwater, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2013 at her residence.
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at Highland Baptist Church with Rev. Keith Clower officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Lily was born on Oct. 6, 1935 in Sweetwater to Lee and Jewel (McLaughlin) Giesler. She married John Rhoton. She was a member of Highland Baptist Church and also worked for the The Village Grocery Store as a bookkeeper for many years before retiring.
Holy Mass of Christian Burial for Sylvia T. TreviÃ±o, 75, of Roscoe, will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 3, 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 at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
TreviÃ±o died Sunday, June 30, west of Roscoe.
Sweetwater Little League all-star player Blake Andrus (shown) of the 10-11 year-old team is pictured during recent action at their respective District 5 tournament in Abilene.
The 10-11 year-olds play their final pool game today. Results from all four of the local teamsâ€™ most recent games will be in Tuesdayâ€™s paper.
Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 87. Winds will be from the north at 10 mph, and we'll also have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 63 and northern winds at 5 to 10 mph. After midnight winds will become eastern.
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The following sports camps will be held in Sweetwater this summer:
A Mustang Golf Camp will be held July 16-18 at Sweetwater Country Club for ages 6 and up.
Sessions are from 9-11 a.m. each day. The cost of the camp will be $60 per child, with family discounts available.
For more information, call camp instructors Sarah Cumbie at 325-338-5407 or Ashley Timm at 325-338-8055.
A Mustang Football Camp will be held July 22-25 at Mustang Bowl from 7:30-10:30 a.m. daily for students entering grades 3-9.
The Sweetwater Kiwanis Club and Sweetwater Lake & Marina will be holding a Kids Fishing Tournament on Saturday, July 20 for children ages 3-16.
The fishing tournament will be held from 8-10:30 a.m. at the Lake Sweetwater boat ramp, with lunch and prizes to follow.
Participants can pre-register at the Sweetwater Lake & Marina or register on the morning of the tournament. For more information and entry fee prices, interested persons should call (325) 235-1223.