Archive - 2013

May 24th

Mary Ann Thompson

May 24, 2013

Funeral services for Mary Ann Thompson, 80, of Lewisville and formerly of Sweetwater, will be at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 27, 2013, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Ted Weaver officiating. Interment will follow at Longworth Cemetery.
Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. on Monday, May 17, at McCoy Funeral Home.
Arrangements are under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Thompson died Thursday, May 23, 2013, in Lewisville.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.

Vardon Trophy award winners

May 24, 2013

These four Sweetwater High School golfers were honored at the team’s recent end-of-the-year banquet as winners of the Vardon Trophy awards for having the lowest stroke averages.
Pictured from left are Jeremy Witt (JV boys winner), Mason Andrews (varsity boys winner), Elise Lawrence (varsity girls winner) and Sierra Hernandez (JV girls winner).

SHS all-district golfers

May 24, 2013

These four Sweetwater High School all-district golfers were honored at the team’s recent banquet.
From left are Michael Hunt (freshman), Mason Andrews (junior), Elise Lawrence (senior) and Amy Witt (senior).

Weekend weather forecast for Sweetwater

May 24, 2013

Expect partly sunny skies with a high near 85. Winds will be from the southeast around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. After 1 p.m., we'll have a 30% chance of showers with thunderstorms also possible.
Tonight, our precipitation chances increase to 40%, but we'll have mostly cloudy conditions with a low around 67. winds will remain from the southeast at 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Rain chances will decrease to 20% on Saturday, but expect highs this weekend between the mid-80s and low 90s. Lows will be in the mid-60s, and winds will be moderate with gusts up to 30 mph.

May 23rd

East Ridge students, families evacuated to safety at SHS

May 23, 2013

East Ride Elementary third graders and their families were evacuated to the downstairs portion of Sweetwater High School in the middle of the end of year third grade play that began at 6 p.m. this evening, due to severe weather conditions developing in the area. The students were released at about 7 p.m. when weather began to move west and all students were accounter for by their teachers. A severe thunderstorm warning remains in effect for Nolan County.

TSTC to host six summer camps

May 23, 2013

Texas State Technical College will host six summer camps the week of June 3-6, for students entering the fourth through seventh grades. Each camp will be a half-day session for four days.
Participants may choose morning, afternoon or all-day sessions. All camps will work closely with the STEM mind set of teaching science, technology, engineering and math.
Lunch is included in the full-day session. Everyone will receive a free t-shirt and goodie bags. TSTC Sweetwater’s Student Center will be the location for drop-off and pick-up.
Basic Robotics (9 a.m. to noon):

SPD reserve officer retires

May 23, 2013

A reception was held at the Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) on Monday morning to honor reserve officer Willie James, who retired after 21 years of service with the SPD.
Although born in Oklahoma, James has lived in Sweetwater. He began his work in law enforcement in 1985 when he was sworn in as a reserve officer in Odessa. After serving in Ector County for four years, he moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Avondale Baptist to host Club VBS

May 23, 2013

Come deep into the Amazon Rainforest as the kids go on expedition with the One True God at Avondale Baptist Church's Club VBS: Jungle Jaunt.
Avondale Baptist Church invites all children age five years through grade five for their annual Club VBS. The kids will jaunt through adventure-filled Bible stories, create cool rainforest crafts, enjoy rainforest rations and ride the recreation rapids.

Historic WWII troop carrier to visit WASP Homecoming

May 23, 2013

At the ninth annual WASP Homecoming on Saturday, the National WASP WWII Museum will host one of the most historically significant aircraft of World War II. Douglas C-47 Skytrain, U. S. Army Air Force Serial No. 42-32832, will grace the sky above Avenger Field and later be available for inspection outside the WASP Museum Hangar. Alongside the Skytrain will be a number of Stearman and Fairchild World War II primary trainers as well as the famous North American AT-6 “Texan” advanced trainer.

Roscoe 2013 summer sports camp schedule

May 23, 2013

A junior high basketball camp will be held June 3-6 at the Roscoe gym for boys and girls entering grades 6-9. Sessions will be from 6-8 p.m. each day. The cost is $30. Call Kelly Jo Sexton, camp facilitator, at (254) 784-0991.
Roscoe Plowboy Foot-ball Camp will be June 10-11 at the Roscoe football field. This is for boys and girls who are entering grades 2-9. Sessions will be from 6-8 p.m. on both days. The cost is $20. The camp will be taught by the Roscoe football staff. Call Jonathan Haseloff at 766-3844 or 721-7644.

 

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