Archive - Jan 21, 2014
Lone Star Ag Credit and Texas Land Bank officially have merged, effective Jan. 1, 2014.Â Stockholders of both rural financing institutions approved the merger by vote in late 2013.
â€¢ The combined lending association will be called Lone Star Ag Credit and will be headquartered in Fort Worth.
The annual Sweetwater Jaycees Miss Snake Charmer Scholarship Pageant is a time where young ladies from throughout the Big Country come together to compete for scholarship money.
The annual pageant will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 6, at the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium. The pageant is open to all girls between the ages of 16-19 who live within a 75 mile radius of Sweetwater.
Most people never wonder, let alone ask out loud, why local school board members are willing to give so much of their time and energy to their community.
Seventy-one Sweetwater High School students made the A-Honor Roll in the third six weeks, and Texas National Bank continued with its commitment to recognize and award one lucky scholar from each grade with $50. The winners of the Texas National Bank Good Grades Pay Award for the third six seeks were John Clift (9th Grade), Ashleigh Jimenez (10th Grade), Jasmine Reddic (11th Grade) and Ashley Johns (12thGrade). Other students making the A-Honor Roll were:
Harold Hopkins, age 94, of Sweetwater, passed away on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 at Sweetwater Healthcare Center.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 24, 2013, at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Clay Jacobson officiating. Burial will follow at Garden of Memories. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.