Archive - Jul 22, 2013
The American Cancer Society Bark For Life event will take place this week in Sweetwater. The canine event to fight cancer will help those affected by cancer to celebrate, remember and bark back.
From 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday at Newman Park in Sweetwater, dogs and their owners can partake in several activities, with all proceeds to benefit Nolan County Relay For Life.
Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital was recently presented hand drawn coloring books by Cub Scout Pack 146 to be given to hospitalized pediatric patients. The Scouts are sponsored by 4th and Elm Church of Christ.
The Scouts would like to thank the Sweetwater Jaycee Roosters for donating the crayons. Pictured from left to right are Sally McCluskey-Nurse Manager, Rob McCann-Den Leader, Benjamin John Spaulding, Hunter McCann and Justin Lawrence.
The 2012-2013 Teacher of the Year for Sweetwater High School is Christi Adams. She teaches AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) for students in all grades, serves as the varsity boys and girls cross country coach, and is also the junior varsity boys and girls tennis coach.
Howard L. Chance, age 79, of Sweetwater, passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2013 at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at Trinity Baptist Church with Rev. Ray Browning officiating and Dusty Lovell assisting. Burial will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at the funeral home.
Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 93. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 74 and southern winds at 10 to 15 mph. Gusts could be as high as 20 mph.
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