Archive - 2014
The modernization of Sweetwater High School's athletic facilities has been an ongoing project for Shane Mobley, who is entering his third season as SHS head football coach and athletic director.
This year, the upgrades have continued with the addition of new stadium seating at historic Mustang Bowl. Reserved for season ticket holders, the new seats can hold up to 900 fans.
Leafy Sue McClure, 84 of Odessa, joined her Savior, Thursday, July 31, 2014.
Sue was born June 2, 1930 to J.F. and Ruby Turner in Sweetwater, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her parents, J. F. "Dick" and Ruby Turner; and brothers, Jesse Turner, Robert "Bob" Turner and Ray Turner.
Celebrating the Life of William Jackson, Jr.
When first diagnosed with cancer, he was asked by his physician whether he wanted to fight it or not and his response was his favorite quote: â€śLet us march forth in that high Roman fashion and make Death proud to take us.â€ť
And that he did.
Donnie Guelker, age, 77, of Colorado City, died Friday morning in a local hospital.
Services will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday in the New Life Ministries Church with Revs. James Williams and James McCormick officiating. Burial will follow in the Colorado City Cemetery under the care and direction of Kiker-Seale Funeral Home.
Donnie was born Dec. 29, 1936, in Hermleigh to Wilbur and Stella Cantwell Laurens and had been a lifelong resident of Mitchell and Nolan counties. She was a waitress for many years and a member of the New Life Ministries Church in Colorado City.
Roscoe Collegiate Independent School District is operating under an Early College High School Early Start Waiver from the TEA.
The waiver allows the district to start two weeks prior to the fourth Monday in August, closely aligning their instructional calendar with the districtâ€™s primary higher education partners.
For a full calendar go to the districtâ€™s homepage at www.roscoe.esc14.net.
The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce and Chamber Ambassadors hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Twisted T Liquor and Gifts and 12th Street Laundry, located at 100 E. 12th Street. Members of the community and other local business owners attended the event.
A pit bull which has allegedly killed more than 20 cats during a one-month span was captured by animal control officers Thursday morning.
Several formal complaints were filed by residents living on and around the 1600 block of San Carlos, prompting a summons to be issued by the Sweetwater Municipal Court to the dog's owner, David Pat Lewis.
Lewis was fined $1,800 after pleading guilty to charges stemming from the incidents Wednesday.
Teen Challenge of the Permian Basin (TCPB) is a Christian focused rehabilitation for people with life controlling problems. Through a relationship with God, students in this program heal and learn to help others do the same.
On Sunday, Aug. 3, at Cornerstone Fellowship, Teen Challenge will share with the community how God has changed their lives. Church members invite the public at attend the event at 807 W. Alabama at 11 a.m.
Mel Tillis, whose fame as a songwriter and performer stretch back over a half-century, will return Saturday, Aug. 2, for an encore performance at the Lumberyard.Â He very much enjoys playing in Roscoe and last year after the show he hung around and signed CDs, guitars and hats and got his picture taken with many fans.