Archive - Aug 5, 2013

School starts Aug. 26: Is your child ready?

August 5, 2013

Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department (SNCHD), located at 301 E.12th, encourages parents to make sure their children are up-to-date on immunizations.

Sweetwater ISD to host first Sweetwater Strong Red Run

August 5, 2013

On Monday, Aug. 19, all employees of Sweetwater Independent School District will participate in the first ever Sweetwater Strong RED Run. "This will be a one-of-a-kind experience that is not about speed, but about celebrating positive energy with your co-workers, families and fans," said Sweetwater ISD Assistant Superintendent Kathy Smartt.

Making a splash

August 5, 2013

Michael Ford, Matthew Gutierrez, Thomas Reeh, Elizabeth Ford, Ayezha Little, Brittany Ford and Maranda Stutts are shown making a splash at the Sweetwater Municipal swimming pool this summer.
The pool will be open until school begins.

Century plant blooms in Sweetwater

August 5, 2013

A very rare plant is finally flourishing within Sweetwater.
Mamie Thomas of Sweetwater is the owner of a century plant. The plant has been on her property for the past 45 years and only blooms once at the end of its lifespan.
For the past month, the century plant has been in bloom and producing flowers. Thomas said that on average, the plant has grown about three feet per day and has now grown up to over 30 feet tall.
However, now that the blooming has taken place, the century plant is slowly starting to die.

Information sought on photo

August 5, 2013

The Pioneer Museum in Sweetwater is searching for any information on this photo. Anyone with information on who the men in the photo are, when it was taken or leads to other information or to people who may have more information may call Melonnie Hicks or Betty Turner at the museum at 325-235-8547.
The hours of the museum are Tuesday through Friday from 1-5 p.m. Any and all information is appreciated.

Jessie L. Johnson

August 5, 2013

Graveside services for Jessie Lee Johnson, 90, of Abilene, will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 at Blackwell Cemetery. Rev. Claude McKiddy will officiate and interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Johnson died Monday, Aug. 5, 2013 at Crest View Retirement Center in Bryan, Texas.

Football returns to Bowl

August 5, 2013

Two of Sweetwater’s football players are shown with head coach Shane Mobley during an offensive drill that was held this morning at Mustang Bowl as practices began for the 2013 season.
Players begin full contact drills in pads starting Friday.

Workouts start Monday

August 5, 2013

Sweetwater High School begins football practices for the 2013 season Monday at its practice field starting at 7 a.m. All players will work out in shorts until Friday, the first day pads and full contact is permitted.
Sweetwater’s first scrimmage will be held Aug. 16 at Wichita Falls Hirschi, followed by the team’s final scrimmage Thursday, Aug. 22 vs. San Angelo Lake View at Mustang Bowl.

Volleyball workouts start Monday

August 5, 2013

Sweetwater High School volleyball practices at the SHS gym begin Monday, just one week before the season opens with a match at Grape Creek on Aug. 12. Scrimmages will be at San Angelo Central and Frenship this Friday and Saturday, respectively. There are just three home matches — Aug. 15 vs. Abilene Cooper, Sept. 10 vs. Lamesa and Sept. 24 vs. Levelland — before district play starts Sept. 28 at Monahans. Here is the practice schedule through Thursday, Aug. 8:
MONDAY, AUG. 5
Morning
6:30 a.m. — Roll check
7:15-8:45 p.m. — Strength and conditioning
8:45-9:15 a.m. — Break

Area teams begin practice Monday

August 5, 2013

Roscoe, Highland and Blackwell begin practices for the 2013 football season on Monday.
Roscoe, under new head football coach and former Sweetwater assistant Jake Freeman, will work out from 6:30-10 a.m. at its practice field this week. Freeman, a former standout Roscoe player who gradua-ted in 1997, also was a star player in college at Hardin-Simmons University.
Freeman replaces Jona-than Haseloff, who resigned last month to be the head football coach at Morton High School.

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