Archive - 2013
School began this morning for all campuses within the Sweetwater Independent School District with students eager to learn and visit with their classmates.
Shown are students in Mrs. Beth Martin's fourth grade class at Sweetwater Intermediate School.
Richard Fergeson State Farm hosted a Back-to-School Bash on Friday afternoon.
Fergeson and his employees gave out hot dogs with chips and drinks as well as school supplies to students. A bounce house was also set up in the parking lot for children and adults to play in.
"We hope to make this a yearly thing for back to school," said Richard about the event. "It's a great way to end the summer."
Shown is Fergeson grilling hot dogs.
The Pioneer Museum in Sweetwater is searching for any information on this photo.
Anyone with information on who the two people in the photo are, when the photo was taken or leads to other information or to people who may have more information may call Melonnie Hicks or Betty Turner at the museum at 325-235-8547.
The hours of the museum are Tuesday through Saturday from 1-4 p.m. Any and all information is appreciated.
Sweetwaterâs Bray Amos has been named as a wide receiver to the All-Big Coun-try preseason Super Team announced Sunday by the Abilene Reporter-News.
The 5-7, 160-pound jun-ior had 50 catches this past season for 652 yards. Sweetwaterâs Isaiah McGee (defensive back), Kaegan Jeffrey (quarterback) and Kaleb Hoover (wide recei-ver) were listed as âothers to watchâ by the newspaper, as were two other Nolan County athletes â Roscoe linebacker Vincent Pantoja and Blackwell defensive back Mason Magness.
Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 93. Winds will be from the east at 10 to 15 mph, and after 1 p.m., we'll have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Expect those rain chances to remain through 1 a.m., but we'll see partly cloudy skies with a low around 70. Winds will be from the east-southeast at 5 to 15 mph.
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TUESDAY, AUG. 27
Sweetwater freshman, jr varsity and varsity teams play dual matches vs. Breckenridge/Graham at Graham starting at 5 p.m.
THURSDAY, AUG. 29
Sweetwater freshmen will host Eastland (season opener), 5 p.m.
Sweetwater jr varsity will host Eastland (season opener), 6:30 p.m.
Roscoe jr varsity will host De Leon JV (season opener), time TBA.
Highland jr varsity hosts Spur JV (season opener), 6 p.m.
Blackwell jr varsity will host Westbrook (season opener), 7 p.m.
Sweetwater High School begins classes Monday, but many students were at Mustang Bowl on Thursday as part of âMeet the Mustangsâ following the football scrimmage with San Angelo Lake View.
Introduced were members of the SHS band, cheerleaders and fall sports teams as well as student trainers and coaches.
Pictured here are the members of Blackwellâs spirit team who attended summer camps: high school cheerleaders Krista Clower, Hailey Bennett, Stephanie Metcalf, captain Summer Mull, Shianne Solis and Halee Sanderson won two trophies at Angelo State University in the small varsity division for third place in Extreme Routine and Champion Chant.
Clower, a freshman, and eighth grader Shelby Panzer made the All American squad at the Angelo State University camp and qualified to march in a Thanksgiving Day Parade to be in November at Houston.
Here are individual res-ults from Sweetwaterâs freshman and JV scrimmages against San Angelo Lake View. Both teams will begin the regular seasons on Thursday here against Eastland starting at 5 and 6:30 p.m., respectively.
Michael Green â 2 TD catches; Jordan McGee â 1 TD catch; Hunter Mobley â 3 TD passes; Dylan Ausborn â 2 rushing TDs.
Hunter Mobley â 1 inter-ception; Javier Olguin and Carlos Gallegos â 1 sack.
RPMH ER staff showed their support for Nick Barton by wearing their Nick Barton Benefit shirts this week.
Pictured are Blace Garcia, Tasha Soto, Rosa Cooper, Linda Jones, Jeri Lopez and Ryan Moore.
Nick Barton is a Sweetwater Fire Department paramedic that was critically injured in a motorcycle accident in August. An account has been set up in his name at the 1st State Bank in Tuscola, Texas.