Archive - 2013

October 16th

Football Player of the Week

October 16, 2013

Andrew Davis is Sweet-water’s Football Player of the Week.
Davis, in his first start at center, was credited with six pancake blocks, good snaps and no sacks allowed against Snyder this past Friday.

Wednesday's local weather outlook

October 16, 2013

Today will be mostly cloudy with a high near 58. Winds will be from the north at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 45 and northern winds around 5 mph. After midnight, winds will shift to the south-southeast.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

October 15th

Milestone year for TMCN

October 15, 2013

Sweetwater is a member of Texas Midwest Community Network. The organization will host the 20th Annual Texas Midwest Conference on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the Abilene Civic Center. The event kicks off a milestone year for the organization with the theme “Making a Difference.” It will be a day of celebrating local leaders who are making a difference in their communities. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President Leah Andrews and Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development (SEED) Executive Director Ken Becker represent Sweetwater on the TMCN Council.

Woman’s Forum begins annual ticket sales

October 15, 2013

Sweetwater's Woman's Forum is kicking off their annual holiday give away today. The monies raised will be used for their Civic Improvement and Beautification program.
Pictured is Richard Fergeson of State Farm Insurance who bought the first ticket, sold by chairperson Lita McEachern. He now has a chance to win a 50' LED color TV, iPad or a laptop computer.
The drawing will be held at the Christmas Craft Show at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8, at the Nolan County Coliseum. Tickets are $1 and are being sold by any member of Woman's Forum beginning today and ending at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8.

Officials break ground for new jail

October 15, 2013

City and county officials, along with many in the community were on hand on Monday afternoon to break ground on the new jail and Sheriff's Office at 211 Avenger Field Road.
The facility will include a county jail with 96 beds along with a sheriff's office.

Roscoe to host Wind Festival

October 15, 2013

The West Texas Wind Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday in Roscoe. The event will have a kid's area with bounce houses, food and craft vendors, a Mud Bog, fireworks and live music including Rance Norton and the Cadillac Boys, country music legend Moe Bandy and Band, and other area bands. The Festival continues to grow each year and Roscoe looks forward to hosting the event. Food and craft vendor applications may be picked up at Roscoe City Hall (325-766-3871) or by calling Kelly Etheredge at 325-725-0756.

Guillermo Romero Ortega

October 15, 2013

A memorial service for Guillermo Romero Ortega, 69, of Sweetwater will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 at First Presbyterian Church. His body will be cremated. Arrangements are under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Ortega died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Sweetwater.
He was born June 27, 1944 in Chihuahua, Mexico.

Top players vs. Snyder

October 15, 2013

Sweetwater’s varsity volleyball team is 2-3 in district play after defeating Snyder in four games Friday.
The Lady Mustangs return to action when they host Monahans at 6:15 p.m. today. Shaneese Brown, Kayla Chowning and Morgan Gomez were voted as the team’s top individual performers against Snyder.
Brown led Sweetwater with 15 kills and four blocks, and also had two digs in the match. Chowning had 10 kills and 12 digs plus two service aces, while Gomez finished with a team-high 23 digs for the Lady Mustangs.

SHS v’ball results

October 15, 2013

Sweetwater High School sub-varsity volleyball results at Snyder last Friday:
Freshmen won 25-14, 25-21
Kills: Brittany Peeples 5, Annaliese Espinoza 2, Kait-lyn Foster 1, Katelynn Pain-ter 1, Davina Walker 1.
Digs: Brittany Peeples 10, Davina Walker 8, Annaliese Espinoza 6, Kaitlyn Foster 6, Rhylee Meneses 6, Nata-lie Valdez 4, Katelynn Pain-ter 3, Destiny Renteria 2.
Assists: Kaitlyn Foster 5, Destiny Renteria 1, Davina Walker 1.
Aces: Kaitlyn Foster 5, Natalie Valdez 4, Davina Walker 3, Brittany Peeples 2.
Sweetwater records: 22-6 season, 3-2 district.

SMS gets 2 wins, 2 ties vs. Snyder

October 15, 2013

Here are the results from Sweetwater Middle School football games last week.
7th grade Grey 18, Snyder 18
Artyss Smith scored all three of Sweetwater Grey’s touchdowns against Snyder on runs measuring 75, 40 and 65 yards.
Jackson Foster, Cameron Lujan, Troy Turner, Jose Mermella and J.P. Gutierrez were also offensive standouts for Sweetwater, while Tyler Sutton (two fumble recoveries), Trace Kenny (fumble recovery), Turner, Foster, John Paul Flores, Carlos Mendoza, Kelly Gil-bert, Andrew Gerold and Adolfo Martinez were def-ensive standouts.

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