Archive - 2014

August 29th

Local weekend weather outlook

August 29, 2014

Today, we'll have a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with partly sunny skies and a high near 93. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph.
Those rain chances will remain this evening, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 71. Winds will shift to the south-southeast around 10 mph.
We'll be dry for the rest of the weekend, with highs in the mid to upper 90s and lows in the mid 70s. Winds will gradually increase throughout the weekend, with gusts as high as 25 mph on Sunday night.
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August 28th

Relay For Life to host second Bark For Life event

August 28, 2014

Relay for Life of Nolan County is once again holding "Bark for Life" from 9-11 a.m. at Newman Park on Saturday, Sept. 13.

See the full story in Thursday's print edition.

Blood drive slated for Sept. 3 in Sweetwater

August 28, 2014

A community blood drive will be held at First Financial Bank in Sweetwater on Wednesday, Sept. 3. The Meek Blood Center bloodmobile will accept donations from 12 p.m. until 6 p.m.

See the full story in Thursday's print edition.

Nursing graduates honored at TSTC pinning ceremony

August 28, 2014

Texas State Technical College held a pinning ceremony on Wednesday, Aug. 20 in honor of the 12 graduating Associate Degree Nursing students. These graduates will go into the Texas workforce to help combat the nursing shortage in the West Texas region. 

See the full story in Thursday's print edition.

Sammy Baugh exhibit to debut at Pioneer Museum

August 28, 2014

The Pioneer Museum will debut an exhibit on Sammy Baugh this weekend as the Family RV Sammy Baugh Classic continues in Sweetwater.

See the full story in Thursday's print edition.

Mildred Marie Rotan

August 28, 2014

Services for Mildred Marie “Meemaw” Rotan, 92, of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Matt McGowen officiating. Interment will follow at Slater’s Chapel Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
The family will receive friends at McCoy Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. on Friday evening, Aug. 29, 2014.
She died on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 at Sweetwater Healthcare Center.
She was born on Aug. 1, 1922 in Tom Green County. She married Harry Dean Rotan on June 6, 1940 in Sweetwater.

LHS offers big test for S’water

August 28, 2014

It’s been two decades since Sweetwater has met up with a Class 5A school on the football field.
The Mustangs, however, will get that challenge at 7:30 p.m. Friday when they host Lubbock High in their season opener at the 10th annual Family RV Sammy Baugh Classic.

See the full story in Thursday's print edition in Sports.

Highland will begin its season today vs. Matadors

August 28, 2014

Highland will be the first area football team to start play tonight. The Hornets will face Motley County in their first game as a 1A team at 6 p.m. to begin Jayton’s three-day Gridiron Classic.
The teams played a thril-ler last year, the Matadors winning 62-59 to start the year. Tonight is the debut for Kyle Jeffrey, who coached at Highland 10 years ago as an assistant, as head coach.

See the full story in Thursday's print edition in Sports.

Spikers outlast Breck, top Graham

August 28, 2014

Sweetwater edged Breck-enridge in a five-game thril-ler to start its doubleheader here Tuesday, then came back to sweep Graham 3-0 and improve to 11-7 this season in volleyball action at Mustang Gym.
Sweetwater beat Brecken-ridge 23-25, 25-20, 25-20, 19-25, 17-15 in its opener.

See the full story in Thursday's print edition in Sports.

Mitchell County senior citizen dance to be held tonight

August 28, 2014

Tonight, August 28, the Mitchell County Senior Citizen Dance will be held at the Colorado City Civic Center, located at 157 W. 2nd Street from 7-10 p.m. There will be live music and everyone is welcome.
Snacks are also welcome. There will be an entry fee per person; call Faye at 254-654-5785.

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