Archive - 2013

September 23rd

See You at the Pole and Beyond the Pole happen Wednesday

September 23, 2013

A small group of teenagers in Burleson, Texas, came together for a DiscipleNow weekend in early 1990. They came seeking God and little did they know how powerfully He was about to move. On Saturday night their hearts were penetrated like never before, when they became broken before God and burdened for their friends. Compelled to pray, they drove to three different schools that night. Not knowing exactly what to do, they went to the school flagpoles and prayed for their friends, schools and leaders.

Mayor presents Royce Porter with key to city

September 23, 2013

Sweetwater Mayor Greg Wortham presented Royce Porter — successful songwriter and recording artist and also a Sweetwater High School graduate — with a key to the city on Friday at the Texas Theatre after the Mustang’s Homecoming football game.
Porter attended several events involved with the Sweetwater/Newman High School All-Class Reunion. Shown are Mayor Wortham with Jeanne Brewer and Marilyn Kuss, organizers of the event, and Royce Porter.

RPMH to break ground on new cardiac rehab, wellness center

September 23, 2013

Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) has been busy the last couple of years with renovations and expansion projects to meet the growing healthcare needs of Nolan County. The hospital will kick-off then next phase of its growth plans on Tuesday with a groundbreaking ceremony for a new cardiac rehabilitation and wellness facility. "We're in a busy and exciting era here at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital," said Donna Boatright, administrator of RPMH. "Our construction projects have been the result of the growing and evolving healthcare needs of Nolan County.

Class of 1968 members attend Exes Tea

September 23, 2013

Shown are members of the Class of 1968 attending the Exes Tea at the Sweetwater High School cafeteria, (in no particular order) Marilyn Kuss, Pam (Linn) Murray, Ann (Glasgow) Cavitt, Sherry (Blankenship) Anklam, Linda (McCullough) McCracken, Teresa (Howard) Holdridge, Kathy (Kinney) Boley, Joy Jones, George Williams, Paul Nash, Randy Hendricks, Albert Russell, Keith Spencer, Auther Wright, pictured with Coach Truett Mobley and his wife Betty Mobley (far right).

Phanette Baumann

September 23, 2013

Phanette Baumann, 86, of Sweetwater, died Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Mrs. Baumann was cremated.
Baumann was born Feb. 2, 1927, in Loraine. She married Lester Baumann. Phanette was a graduate of Loraine High School and Harris Nursing School in Fort Worth with a Registered Nursing Degree. She moved to Sweetwater from Fort Worth in February of 2007. She and her husband owned a summer home in Colorado and enjoyed spending time there.
She is survived by several cousins.

Obdulia Heredia Lopez

September 23, 2013

Obdulia Heredia Lopez, age 82, of Sweetwater, went unto her Savior’s arms at sunset on Sept. 21, 2013, surrounded by her loving family.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Lionzo Soria officiating, assisted by Al Williams. Burial will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.

Monday's local forecast

September 23, 2013

Today will be sunny with a high near 91. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 62 and south-southwest winds around 5 mph. Winds will shift to the west after midnight.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

Weekly Sports Calendar

September 23, 2013

MONDAY, SEPT. 23
Volleyball
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade teams will play at Big Spring starting at 4:30 p.m.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 24
Volleyball
Sweetwater freshman, JV and varsity teams will host Levelland — freshmen and JV begin at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:15 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 25
Cross Country
Roscoe runners will be at Merkel meet.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 26
Football
Sweetwater 7th grade ‘B’ and ‘A’ teams will host Brownwood at 4 and 5:15 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater 8th grade ‘B’ and ‘A’ teams will host Brownwood at 6:30 and 7:45 p.m., respectively.

Keeping the scoreboard busy

September 23, 2013

Bray Amos is shown scoring one of the four Sweetwater touchdowns in Friday’s homecoming game at Mustang Bowl.
However, Wall held off a second-half comeback to pull out a 42-28 victory.

SW rallies, but hits Wall

September 23, 2013

Facing a 21-point deficit and forced to turn the ball over on downs at Wall’s 18-yard line with 6:23 left in the third quarter, Sweet-water’s hopes of a miracle comeback appeared to be dead here Friday night.
But 21-point leads aren’t what they used to be, and it wasn’t long until the Mus-tangs were poised to pull off that miracle after cutting Wall’s lead to 35-28 with 8:13 to play.

Sweetwater boys host Coleman — freshmen at 4:30 p.m., JV at 6 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m. Sweetwater...
The Roscoe girls basket-ball team lost at Haskell, 57-34, to start District 7-2A play on Tuesday....
GRAPE CREEK — Three players hit double figures as the Sweetwater boys easily defeated Grape Creek,...

 

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