Archive - Sep 2013

September 25th

Groundbreaking ceremony takes place for RPMH Cardiac Rehab

September 25, 2013

A groundbreaking ceremony took place Tuesday morning at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital for their new Cardiac Rehabilitation Center.
Hospital Board members Kirby Andrews, Steve Holcomb, Jose Villafranca, Vickie May and Cheyenne Smith, along with Donna Boatright, Hospital Administrator, and Wes Stafford, Director of Cardiac Rehab, threw the first shovelful of dirt with golden shovels to mark the occasion.
Hospital Department Managers, Chamber of Commerce members and community members attended the ceremony as well.

Don Creed

September 25, 2013

Don Creed passed away Sept. 21, 2013 at Elk City, Okla. at the age of 67 years, six months and 18 days.
Memorial services will be held at a later date.
Condolences may be made online at www.whineryfs.com.

Van Conard

September 25, 2013

A memorial service for Van Clinton Conard, 75, of Snyder and former resident of Melrose, N.M. will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at First Baptist Church in Snyder. Arrangements are under the direction of Agape Funeral Home in Lubbock.

Local Sports Calendar

September 25, 2013

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 25
Cross Country
Roscoe runners will be at Merkel meet.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 26
Football
Sweetwater 7th grade ‘B’ and ‘A’ teams will host Brownwood at 4 and 5:15 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater 8th grade ‘B’ and ‘A’ teams will host Brownwood at 6:30 and 7:45 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater freshman and JV teams at Brownwood at 5 and 6:30 p.m., respectively.
Roscoe junior high plays at Baird, 4 p.m.
Roscoe JV teams will play Baird and Hamlin at Baird, 6:30 p.m.
Highland junior high will host Trent, 5:30 p.m.
Highland JV will host Water Valley JV, 7 p.m.

Smith awarded full scholarship by Texas A&M

September 25, 2013

Former Roscoe athlete Caden Smith has recently been awarded a full athletic scholarship by Texas A&M University, where he is a sophomore member of the team.
Smith was a redshirt freshman at A&M in the same class as Johnny Manziel his first season after making the team as a preferred walk-on. The 6-foot-3, 259-pound lineman has played in all four games this season for the 3-1 Aggies, ranked No. 10 in this week’s Associated Press poll.

Football Player of the Week

September 25, 2013

Kaleb Hoover is the Foot-ball Player of the Week for Sweetwater.
Hoover caught six passes for 103 yards and one touchdown in the Mustangs’ 42-28 loss to Wall.
On defense, he had five solo tackles and assisted on seven oth-ers, caused one fumble, recovered a fumble and broke up a pass.

Lady Mustangs go the distance again, but lose final tuneup for district

September 25, 2013

Exactly one week after winning a five-game match at Miles, Sweetwater went the distance again Tuesday vs. Levelland at home only to lose 3-2 (25-18, 25-23, 13-25, 24-26 and 14-16) in their final tuneup for the start of District 4-3A play that begins Saturday.
Sweetwater, now 9-15, surrendered a 13-7 lead in the fifth and decisive game after giving up a 2-0 overall lead by losing the third and fourth games.

Wednesday's local weather

September 25, 2013

Today will be sunny with a high near 89. Winds will be from the south around 10 mph.
Expect clear conditions tonight, with a low around 66 and south-southeast winds around 10 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

September 24th

Pre-sale tickets available for Friday’s football game

September 24, 2013

Ticket pre-sales for Friday's game against Breckenridge will be on sale between Wednesday through Friday.
The ball game will be played in Sweetwater with kick-off at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 235-8601 ext. 116.

Two enter pleas in District Court

September 24, 2013

Two people received prison terms after entering pleas during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings on Monday.

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