Archive - 2013

December 24th

Heartbeat Award announced by RPMH

December 24, 2013

Pictured are Donna Boatright, Administrator; Dody Barnes, Heartbeat Award Winner; and Kirby Andrews, RPMH Board Member. The Heartbeat Award was presented to the Education/Infection Control Department, ran solely by Dody Barnes, RN. Heartbeat winners are recognized for their outstanding skills in customer service by promoting teamwork, courtesy, respect and dignity for others. Education/Infection Control was one of 20 departments nominated by the RPMH staff for this honor.

County Commissioners approve tax abatement guidelines, criteria

December 24, 2013

The Nolan County Commissioners met on Monday morning, in which approval was given for the County Treasurer to upgrade and purchase a new computer for her office.
The original intention was to upgrade the current computer to Windows 7, but due to the fact that the computer is seven years old and has a CD drive that does not work, it was recommended that the computer be replaced. The system currently used in the office, Windows XP, will soon become obsolete.

Cody Paul Pierce

December 24, 2013

Memorial services for Cody Paul Pierce, 36, of Sweetwater will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013 at New Cherry Hill Baptist Church in Mauriceville, Texas. Arrangements are under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Pierce died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, in Sweetwater. He was born July 15, 1977, in Crockett, Texas.
Cody married Christina Carver on Aug. 13, 2010, in Crockett, Texas. He loved to read and loved computers.

Samuel Peña

December 24, 2013

Samuel Peña, 55, of Santa Fe, Texas passed away Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital. Final services will be at San Jacinta Funeral Home in Houston.

Robert Coleman Evans

December 24, 2013

Robert Coleman Evans, 77, of Palava, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at his home.
A family and friends memorial service will be held at a later date at his home. Arrangements are under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
He was born on Sept. 5, 1936 in San Diego, Calif.
He moved to the Sweetwater area in 2005 from Henderson, Nev. He is a United States Air Force Veteran serving in Korea. He was a truck driver and heavy equipment operator.

December 23rd

Rotary Club hosts shoe drive

December 23, 2013

Thursday morning at the shoe department in Wal-Mart, several members of the Sweetwater Rotary Club and staff and administrators of Sweetwater ISD had the privilege of helping 105 local students find a new pair of shoes for Christmas.
The shoe drive was a huge success and there were many smiles and happy hearts from all who participated. The Sweetwater Rotary Club has been hosting this event for 10 years now, according to Russ Petty, Shoe Drive Chairman.
Shown fitting a student for shoes is Rotary Club member Scott Morgan.

Jaycees donate to Goodfellows

December 23, 2013

Sweetwater Jaycees and the Roosters donated to the Sweetwater Goodfellows.
Shown far left is Aubrey Turnbow receiving a check from Rob McCann.

Robert Coleman Evans

December 23, 2013

Funeral services for Robert Coleman Evans, 77, of Palava, are pending with McCoy Funeral Home.
Evans died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at his home.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.

Cody Paul Pierce

December 23, 2013

Funeral services for Cody Paul Pierce, 36, of Sweetwater, are pending with McCoy Funeral Home.
Pierce died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, in Sweetwater.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.

Samuel Peña

December 23, 2013

Funeral services for Samuel Peña, 55, of Santa Fe, Texas, are pending with McCoy Funeral Home.
Peña died Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.

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