Archive - 2013
Paula MuĂ±oz, 92, left this earth for her Heavenly Home on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 in Sweetwater surrounded by her family.
Holy Mass of Christian Burial will be at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Father Charles Okonkwo will officiate. Interment will follow at the Loraine Cemetery directed by McCoy Funeral Home.
A Rosary was said at McCoy Chapel of Memories on Sunday evening, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m.
Wes Bishop and his wife, Margaret, moved to Sweetwater on Sept. 1, 1977, to become the first Director of Physical Therapy at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital, where he served for nearly 36 years, until poor health recently forced him to step down. He was instrumental in the planning, fundraising and development of two new physical therapy departments, going from a two hundred square foot department in 1977, to a 2,000 square foot department in 1982, to a 6,000 square foot, state-of-the-art complex in 1998. He was the first recipient at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital of the prestigious Dr.
BROADWAY BAPTIST CHURCH
I once read:
Some go to church to laugh and talk, and some go there to walk the walk.
Some go to church to meet a friend, and some go there an hour to spend.
Some go to church to find a bride, and some go there a fault to hide.
Some go to church to celebrate, and some go there to agitate.
Some go to church to doze and nod, but the wise go there to worship God.
Stanley Ford in Sweetwater is inviting the public to the dealership at 8 a.m. on Saturday, as they will be providing ID and fingerprints for all children, free of charge.
There will be plenty of food and activities for the children including food and festivities. For more information, contact Robert Barrett at 236-6355.
Texas Railroad Commissioner, Christi Craddick, spoke Wednesday at the first Shale Show, held at the Nolan County Coliseum in Sweetwater. Craddick, who has West Texas ties, expressed her gratitude for being asked to speak at the event and also her excitement with the developments of the new Cline Shale, and with the continuing progress of established shales, which has contributed $12 billion in industry to the state of Texas.
The Highland freshman class will be hosting an evening skeet shoot tonight beginning at 8 p.m. The event will be at the 4H Shooting Range.
A stocked concession stand will be serving the following items: Sausage wraps, candy, homemade desserts, sodas, chips and coffee.
Cost will be $10 per round, per person. (Each round is approximately 25 shots.) Chances will be available on a Barnett â€śJackalâ€ť crossbow.
Participants must provide their own eye and ear protection.
The local Wal-Mart recently donated 20 gift cards to teachers at Sweetwater Middle School. The names were drawn randomly.
Winners were (shown above in no particular order) Jamie Smith, Tony Cortez, Judith Kitchens, Shawna Clecker, Larry Hopple, Joy Coleman, Treva LeBleu, James Perry, Rachel Allen, Jill Locklar, Sherri Whittenburg, Chad Copeland, Carola Martin, Tiffany Rawlings, Crystal Hamlin, Tony Heredia, Lavada Tucker.
Not pictured are Karla Lambert and Jessica Withrow.
Also shown are Wal-Mart employees Gretchen Venzor and Sally PeĂ±a.
Services for Veldon Levon Jeter, 77, of Brownfield, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, at the Brownfield Church of Christ with Bo Shero officiating. Burial will follow at the Terry County Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Brownfield Funeral Home.
FRIDAY, OCT. 4
Sweetwater varsity idle.
Roscoe varsity at Cross Plains, 7:30 p.m.
Blackwell varsity hosts Veribest (Blackwell homecoming), 7:30 p.m.
Sweetwater JV (5 p.m.) and varsity (6:15 p.m.) teams host Greenwood.
SATURDAY, OCT. 5
Roscoe runners will compete at Race for the Cure in Lubbock.
Highland junior high at Lueders-Avoca, 5 p.m.
Highland varsity at Lue-ders-Avoca, 7:30 p.m.
Ziggy Collins makes a play at the net for Sweetwater while teammate Kensi Chowning gets in position to help during Tuesdayâ€™s volleyball match against Wylie.
The Lady Mustangs (0-2) will try again for their first district win today when they entertain Greenwood.