Archive - Aug 2013
Shane Mobley says he al-ready knows who his start-ers will be on Aug. 30 when Sweetwater opens the 2013 football season by traveling to Eastland.
But the second-year Mus-tang head coach said todayâ€™s final preseason scrimmage vs. San Angelo Lake View will help to decide who to have on the field when those players need a break.
â€śWe want them to have the mentality to be able to play in the fourth quarter,â€ť he said. â€śWeâ€™re looking at some players that will give our starters a breather. They need as much experi-ence as possible.â€ť
Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 92. Winds will be from the southeast around 10 mph, and we'll also have a 20% chance of isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.
Those rain chances will continue until midnight; otherwise expect partly cloudy conditions, with a low around 70 and south-southeast winds at 5 to 10 mph.
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The supply list for SISD has been updated. Notice that hand sanitizer and wipes have been removed from the list. Please do not send these products to school with your child. Children should be monitored when using products that contain alcohol because it poses a possible health risk to them. In order to provide your child with a safe and healthy learning environment, automatic hand sanitizer dispensers have been installed in multiple locations on every campus and their use will be monitored by teachers.
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Pictured are Makenzie and Emma Ince with Talan and Teren Yowell.
The four cousins came together and recently held their second annual lemonade stand on Morris Avenue, raising money to benefit the Gaylord's Pantry in Sweetwater.
They are the grandchildren of Tere and Vicki Lawrence.
WTG Fuels, Inc. hosted a ribbon cutting Tuesday morning at the new Gas Card Site, located at 2400 W. Broadway. The site is open to the public and offers highway diesel, red diesel and unleaded fuels. If you have a credit card or a bank card you can pump your fuel at this location at anytime, day or night.
Gas Card sites are located all over west Texas, up to Amarillo, down to San Angelo, and into New Mexico.
Sweetwater High School and San Angelo Lakeview High School will be participating in a scrimmage this Thursday, with all proceeds being donated to the THSCEF (Texas High School Coaches Education Foundation) Benevolence Fund. This day has become known as "Our Day to Shine."
During Monday's special-called meeting of the county commissioners, the first public hearing was held on the proposed tax rate for 2013-2014.
The total proposed rate stands at .507552, which is the combination of the general fund's M&O (maintenance and operations) at .382542, the general fund I&S (interest and sinking) at .064469, and the farm to market fund at .060541. No input, however, was heard on the item.
Prior to the close of the public hearing, approval was given to hold the second public hearing on the proposed tax rate at the meeting on Monday, August 26.
Ken M. Pierce, age 80, died August 21, 2013 at his home in Sweetwater. He was born to Jessie and Mattie Allen Pierce on July 6, 1933 in Altus, Oklahoma. Graveside services will be held Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. at Sweetwater Cemetery with Cody Paty officiating. McCoy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
THURSDAY, AUG. 22
Sweetwater freshmen, JV and varsity teams vs. San Angelo Lake View (scrimmage) starting at 5 p.m., Mustang Bowl.
Roscoe JV and varsity teams vs. Hawley and Roby (scrimmage) starting at 6 p.m., Roscoe.
FRIDAY, AUG. 23
Blackwell varsity vs. Veribest and Santa Anna (scrimmage) starting at 9 a.m., Blackwell.
Highland varsity vs. Gar-den City and Balmorhea (scrimmage) starting at 6 p.m., Garden City.
Sweetwater varsity will play at San Angelo Central tournament.
SATURDAY, AUG. 24
After relatively-easy wins in their first two games against Sterling City, the, Sweetwater volleyball team was almost pushed to the limit here Tuesday.
The visiting Lady Eagles won the third game 25-19, then ran off three consecu-tive points to take a 24-21 lead in Game 4.
But in a remarkable turn-around, Sweetwater scored the next five points to close out Sterling City and win the match at Mustang Gym.
The Lady Mustangs (3-7) ended with a flourish by getting a service ace from Kensi Chowning, one of two freshmen on a very young team that has just two returning lettermen from 2012.