Archive - 2013

March 30th

Brayleigh Michelle Lewis

March 30, 2013

Brayleigh Michelle Lewis, infant daughter of Brittany Kincaid and Geoffrey Lewis, passed away on March 29, 2013, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in Sweetwater.
A graveside service will take place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2013, at Sweetwater Cemetery with Rev. Eric Horton and Rev. Jack Pinkerton officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Lewis was born March 29, 2013, in Sweetwater.

March 29th

A conversation with "OC"

March 29, 2013

While sitting in a padded office chair, a contrast from his cowboy-inspired attire, Robert Clark recollected a recent celebration dinner he had with his wife in Fort Worth.
She sensed his apprehension and when questioned, Clark said he was just waiting for the shoe to drop--everything leading up to that particular moment had gone so well.
But like most wives, she had some valuable advice to offer her husband. He was in the right place and at the right time of life, so she told him not to worry, but to have faith.

Blotters for Mar. 28, 2013

March 29, 2013

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 54 calls for service, issued five citations and made one arrest on Mar. 28, 2013.

The SPD received 33, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 800 block of First Street.
Calls for service:
• Theft — 700 block of E. Broadway.
• Sexual assault — Sweetwater.
• Duty to register sex offender — Sweetwater.

Arrested by SPD:
• Billy Sweek, 40 — Theft/possession of a dangerous drug.
The Sweetwater Fire Department responded to five ambulance calls and three fire calls over the past 24 hours.
• Four ambulance calls in the city of Sweetwater.

IBAT recognizes SHS teacher

March 29, 2013

The Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) recently presented Sweetwater High School teacher Skylar Houston with its Teaching Excellence in Financial Literacy Award. Houston is one of three award recipients from across the state. He was presented the award on Thursday at Sweetwater High School’s regular monthly faculty meeting.

TxDOT refreshes pavement markings on area roadways

March 29, 2013

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) began a project this month to refresh pavement markings on roadways in seven counties.

Roscoe resident elected President of the TACC

March 29, 2013

Larry Black of Roscoe was elected President of the Texas Agricultural Cooperative Council (TACC) at the recent Joint Cooperative Meeting for the 2013-2014 year. Black is the general manager for the Central Rolling Plains Cooperative in Roscoe. Black started in the co-op industry in 1981 as a suction hand at Quanah Farmers Co-op located in northern Texas. He became manager at Quanah in 1987. In 2002, Black moved to Roscoe to manage Roscoe Co-op, which became Central Rolling Plains Co-op in 2007 following the merger of Roscoe and Inadale Co-ops, orchestrated by Black.

Tag Day gives assistance to local library

March 29, 2013

The County-City Library continues to be a vital part of the community and the number of patrons continues to grow and every part of the library is used on a regular basis to serve the people of the community.

RELIGION: Local churches plan special Easter services

March 29, 2013

BROADWAY BAPTIST CHURCH

Bennie Wheels performs Saturday

March 29, 2013

Johnny Cash fans will have the opportunity to relive a Cash performance by way of Bennie Wheels, who will make his way to Sweetwater again. This Johnny Cash tribute artist will put on a show at the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium Saturday, March 30, performing many of Cash’s hits. The show will begin at 7:30 p.m.
The Sweetwater Municipal Band will not be a part of the musical entertainment as planned, but instead Crystal Meneses will open for Wheels.

Library Tag Day set for April 3

March 29, 2013

A few Woman's Forum members met at the County-City Library recently to assemble Library Tag Day letters to be mailed.
Library Tag Day will be held Wednesday, April 3. Anyone wishing to give a donation may take it to the County-City Library.
Members pictured are Linda Everhart, Kathy Shadley, Jana Fry and Karan Bergstrom. Attending the meeting but not pictured is Betty Ayres.

Several Sweetwater High School football players will be spending Thursday and Friday in College...
James Clift, a 2014 grad-uate of Sweetwater High School and former SHS athlete, has been named by...
A Mustang Golf Camp was held this past week at Sweetwater Country Club for ages 5 and up. Seated...

 

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