Archive - 2014

December 2nd

Roscoe players honored

December 2, 2014

Several Roscoe football players have been honored by earning All-District 6-2A, Division II recognition for their outstanding play.

Read more in Tuesday's edition in Sports.

Local forecast for Tuesday

December 2, 2014

Today will be partly sunny with a high near 54. Winds will be from the south at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect mostly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 44 and southern winds at 10 to 15 mph. Some patchy fog will come into the area after 4 a.m.
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December 1st

Smith sworn in as constable

December 1, 2014

Stephen F. Smith II was sworn in as constable Wednesday by 32nd Judicial District Court Judge Glen Harrison. Smith was appointed by the Nolan County Commissioners Court to fill the unexpired term of former constable Will Lenoir, who passed away in September.

Learn more in Monday's edition.

Burned train trestle to be rebuilt

December 1, 2014

On August 15, 2014, a grass fire burned down a rail crossing bridge approximately nine miles south of Interstate 20. The Texas Oklahoma Railroad operates on the Shortline tracks that extend from Interstate 20 south to Maryneal.

Read more in Monday's edition.

Rockey Allen Brewer

December 1, 2014

Rockey Allen Brewer, 64, of Roscoe, died Saturday, Nov. 29. 2014, at his home.
Mr. Brewer was cremated and no services are planned at this time.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.

Guy Paul Evans

December 1, 2014

Guy Paul Evans departed this life Friday, Nov. 28, 2014.
He was survived by father, Lawrence Evans; sister, Lawrie  and Mark Evans Hoffmam; children, Jamie O'Connor, Jeremy Guerra and Shawna Weldy; nephews, Michael Evans and David Morrow; and niece, Kristen Evans.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, Dec. 6, at 2 p.m. at First Assembly of God with Pastor Kirk officiating.

Darlene Glass

December 1, 2014

A memorial service for Darlene Gunn Glass, 72, of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at Lamar Street Baptist Church with Rev. Keith Clifton officiating under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
Glass died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, at Abilene Regional Medical Center.
She was born on May 21, 1942 in Roscoe.

Nellie Kathryn Sanders

December 1, 2014

Nellie Kathryn Sanders departed this life on Saturday, November 29, 2014 at the age of 86.
A celebration of her life will be at 1 P.M. December 4, 2014 at McCoy Chapel Of Memories. Dr. Robert C. Monk, Professor of Religion, Emeritus, McMurry University will officiate.
Visitation will be held at McCoy Funeral Home on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 from 5:30-7:00 P.M.. Sunrise interment will be held Friday, December 5 at 7:30 A.M. at the Sweetwater Cemetery.

This week’s local, area basketball

December 1, 2014

MONDAY, DEC. 1
Sweetwater 7th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ boys will host Lamesa at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater 8th grade ‘B’ and ‘A’ boys will host Lamesa at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater 7th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ girls will play at Lamesa at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater 8th grade ‘B’ and ‘A’ girls will play at Lamesa at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
Roscoe junior high boys will host Stamford starting at 5 p.m.
Roscoe junior high girls will play at Stamford starting at 5 p.m.
Highland junior high teams will play at Westbrook starting at 5 p.m.

Local forecast for Monday

December 1, 2014

Today will be mostly cloudy with a high near 37. Wind chill values will be between 17 and 27, with breezy winds from the north at 10 to 20 mph.
We'll see mostly cloudy skies again tonight, with a low around 27 and north-northeast winds at 5 to 10 mph. After midnight, winds will become light and variable.
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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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