Archive - 2014
Pictured here are the members of the 2013-14 Sweetwater High School freshman girls basketball team.
Standing from left, Stephanie Castillo, Lauren Jones, Kaitlyn Foster, Sonya Sanchez, coach Jessica Withrow; and kneeling, Allison Langford, Jennifer Medellin, Davina Walker and Danielle Vega.
The winner of tonightâs Sweetwater vs. Big Spring basketball games â both of which will be in Big Spring â has a chance to break out of a three-team deadlock for third place in District 4-3A.
Tipoff begins at 6:15 p.m. with the girls game, where Sweetwater and Big Spring are both 2-3 in district. And the boys contest between Sweetwater and Big Spring at 7:30 p.m. pits teams that are 1-2 in district play.
On the girls side, Sweet-water and Big Spring are tied with Snyder, which plays at Wylie (5-0) tonight.
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.
Sweetwater High School Spanish Teacher, Tina Melendez was honored as Arrow Ford's Teacher Tribute Winner.Â She was nominated by Joe Alaniz, a sophomore at Sweetwater High School.
The Affordable Care Act is now in full swing and many Nolan County residents are still puzzled as to what this means to them and their families. Helping resolve any uncertainties and getting you covered is what Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) hopes to accomplish at their next Lunch and Learn Seminar on Wednesday, Jan. 22.
Christal Martin with the West Central Texas Council of Governments will be the guest speaker at the upcoming event. She will present critical information about the Affordable Care Act, often referred to as âObamacareâ.
Crysten Ivy, a member of the Sweetwater Mighty Mustang Band will perform with the Texas All-State Band in San Antonio on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center as part of the 2014 Texas Music Educators Association Clinic/Convention. She was chosen for this honor through a competitive process held this year across the state at District, Region and Area levels.