Archive - 2014

September 6th

Jury sentences man to five years

September 6, 2014

Others also enter pleas during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings

Rodolfo Garza, Jr. was sentenced to five years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice by a jury of his peers recently during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings.

See the full story in the weekend print edition.

Senate candidate Perry addresses local women

September 6, 2014

Just days away from the Sept. 9 special election being held to fill the vacant Senate District 28 seat, Charles Perry made one last stop in Sweetwater Thursday.

See the full story in the weekend print edition.

September 5th

Many activities this month for local churches

September 5, 2014

The following churches are featured in this week's Religion section: Avondale Baptist Church, Broadway Baptist Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (The Mormons).

See the full story in Friday's print edition.

Early detection key to overcoming ovarian cancer

September 5, 2014

Ovarian cancer causes more cancer deaths than any other cancer of the female reproductive system. To help curb the trend, Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) is joining a nationwide initiative this September to promote ovarian cancer awareness.
“Ovarian cancer is fifth leading cause of cancer deaths in women age 35-74,” says Dr. Jennifer Liedtke, a Family Practice physician at RPMH. “That’s why it is important to get regular pelvic exams and pay attention to even the most unusual symptom.”

See the full story in Friday's print edition.

Color Dash at TSTC Sept. 20

September 5, 2014

The public is invited to participate in a local Color Dash on Saturday, Sept. 20, at 10:30 a.m. starting and ending at TSTC Sweetwater Campus.
"This fun, family-friendly event is going to be a big difference maker — it's your city's brightest 5k run/walk," said event organizers. "The Color Dash is a fun-filled experience for walkers, runners and people of all ages, shapes and sizes."

See the full story in Friday's print edition.

Warren CAT representatives speak to TSTC students

September 5, 2014

Warren CAT Career Development Program Specialist Karen Buenrostro presents the benefits of working for CAT with Diesel students at Texas State Technical College in Sweetwater. 

See more in Friday's print edition.

Broadway Baptist to honor area teachers this Sunday

September 5, 2014

Broadway Baptist Church, located at 710 East Third in Sweetwater, will have a Teacher Appreciation Service on Sunday, Sept. 7, at 10:30 a.m. to honor all Nolan County teachers.
The special service will recognize the efforts made by area teachers as they work with their students on a daily basis. A gift will be given and a prayer of blessing and encouragement will also be made over the teachers as they continue with the school year.

Read the full story in Friday's print edition.

Local Sports Calendar

September 5, 2014

FRIDAY, SEPT. 5
Football
Sweetwater varsity plays at Muleshoe, 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe varsity will host Hamlin, 7:30 p.m.
Highland varsity plays at Gordon, 7:30 p.m.
Volleyball
Sweetwater JV plays at Lamesa tournament.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 6
Football
Blackwell varsity will host Jayton (Blackwell homecoming), 7:30 p.m.
Volleyball
Sweetwater JV plays at Lamesa tournament.
Sweetwater freshmen at Lamesa tournament.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ teams will host tournament.

Area teams play home openers

September 5, 2014

Sweetwater was the lone Nolan County football team to come away with a season-opening victory, but Roscoe, Highland and Blackwell all hope to jump into the win column this weekend.

Read the full story in Friday's print edition in Sports.

Several events slated for this weekend

September 5, 2014

For tonight's varsity football game, September 5 at Muleshoe, there will be no pre-sale tickets. They will sell all tickets at the gate at the time of the game.
On Saturday, September 6, the Sweetwater Rifle and Pistol Club will conduct a Sight-In Day for anyone wanting to sight in their rifles for the up and coming hunting season from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Their range is located on the east side of Avenger Field Airport. The gate entrance is on the north side of Loop 170 to the airport just across from the SRPC building.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 19 Football Sweetwater varsity will host Snyder, 7:30 p.m. Roscoe varsity will play...
Today’s 7:30 p.m. match-up between Sweetwater and Snyder won’t affect either team’s playoff chances...
Sweetwater’s tennis team begins its fall district season by hosting Big Spring star-ting at 9 a.m....

 

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