Archive - Jul 2013

July 2nd

Donald Everett Brennan, Sr.

July 2, 2013

Graveside services for Donald Everett Brennan, Sr., 75, of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at Rest Haven Cemetery in Rockwall, Texas. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
Brennan died Monday, July 1, 2013 at his residence.
He was born Sept. 5, 1937, in Dallas, Texas. He married Patricia Dawson on Oct. 17, 1958 in Mesquite, Texas. Donald was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Sweetwater. He served in the Air Force and also worked at Texas Instruments in Dallas as an Electronic Technician.

Jr League all-stars are only SW team still alive at district tourneys

July 2, 2013

The Junior League (ages 13-14) all-stars are the last remaining Sweetwater team at District 5 Little League tournaments in Abilene.
The Junior Leaguers, who began the tournament by going 0-2 in pool play, got bracket play off to a rousing start with dominating wins over Jim Ned (25-4) and Snyder (19-9) before suffering their first loss, 22-5, to Wylie on Saturday.
But Sweetwater is still alive after Monday’s 11-10 win over Abilene North that advanced it into today’s losers bracket semifinal. The team plays Abilene Eastern at Wylie’s field at 6 p.m.

Tuesday's weather for Sweetwater

July 2, 2013

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 86. Winds will be from the northeast at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 62 and east-northeast winds at 5 to 10 mph. After midnight, they will become southeastern
Learn more now at weather.gov.

July 1st

Big Country Dance held tonight

July 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.

Crash kills Roscoe resident

July 1, 2013

One person was killed and one was injured at 12:20 p.m. on Sunday in a two vehicle crash in Nolan County. This crash occurred five miles north west of Roscoe.
Silvia Torres Treviño, 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. The Nissan crossed the center stripe and struck the Ford pickup head-on. 

McDonald’s re-opens in Sweetwater

July 1, 2013

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.

Richard Lee Conley, Jr.

July 1, 2013

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

July 1, 2013

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.

Silvia T. Treviño

July 1, 2013

Holy Mass of Christian Burial for Sylvia T. Treviño, 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.
Treviño died Sunday, June 30, west of Roscoe.

Local all-star teams continue District 5 play

July 1, 2013

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 teams’ most recent games will be in Tuesday’s paper.

Sweetwater boys host Coleman — freshmen at 4:30 p.m., JV at 6 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m. Sweetwater...
The Roscoe girls basket-ball team lost at Haskell, 57-34, to start District 7-2A play on Tuesday....
GRAPE CREEK — Three players hit double figures as the Sweetwater boys easily defeated Grape Creek,...

 

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