Archive - 2014

September 2nd

One extricated at wreck

September 2, 2014

A commercial motor vehicle accident occurred on Sunday around 7:30 a.m. along Interstate 20 and Highway 84 in Nolan County. The Roscoe Fire Department and Sweetwater Fire Department responded to the scene.

Read the full story in Tuesday's print edition.

Lions Club to host Homecoming dinner

September 2, 2014

Homecoming is around the corner and Sweetwater High School alumni and members of the community have a chance to visit with old friends and enjoy a good meal during the Homecoming Dinner hosted by the Sweetwater Lions Club. The whole family is invited.
The meal will be served in the high school cafeteria before the game on Friday, Sept. 12 from 5 to 7 p.m.

See the full story in Tuesday's print edition.

BNSF Transload Rail Park providing services

September 2, 2014

Shown is a photo of the BNSF (Burlington Northern Santa Fe) Transload Rail Park. 
The 100+ railcars full of sand equals approximately 350 to 400 semi-trailer loads of sand. The sand is delivered by rail, unloaded into the sand silos and transported by truck to the varied job sites where fracking is used in the drilling process.

See the full story and photos in Tuesday's print edition.

April Dawn (Montgomery) Simmons

September 2, 2014

Funeral services for April Dawn (Montgomery) Simmons, 33, of Sweetwater, are pending at McCoy Funeral Home.
Simmons died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.

Sonny Hermosillio

September 2, 2014

Funeral services for Sonny Hermosillio, 38, of Sweetwater, are pending with McCoy Funeral Home.
Hermosillio died Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.

Evelyn Schattel Clifton

September 2, 2014

Evelyn Clifton was born Dec. 11, 1925, in Scurry County to Emil and Louise Schattel. She died Aug. 31, 2014 in Fredericksburg, Texas.

Local Sports Calendar

September 2, 2014

TUESDAY, SEPT. 2
Cross Country
Sweetwater and Roscoe runners at Eula meet (this is the season-opening meet for Roscoe).
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity will host San Angelo Lake View, 4 p.m.
Volleyball
Sweetwater freshmen host Colorado City (middle school gym), 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV hosts Colorado City, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity hosts Colorado City, 6 p.m.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 4
Football
Sweetwater freshmen will host Muleshoe, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV will host Muleshoe, 6:30 p.m.
Roscoe JV will play at Hamlin, 6 p.m.
Highland JV will play at Gordon, 4 p.m.
Volleyball

Up close and personal

September 2, 2014

A Lubbock High defender tries to bring down Sweetwater’s T.C. Huitt in Friday’s opener at the Bowl. Sweetwater won 66-35 and will travel to Muleshoe this Friday.

Blackwell falls to Sterling City

September 2, 2014

Visiting Blackwell held a 24-12 lead over Sterling City with one quarter left in its season opener on Friday, but the Eagles came back with 26 unanswered points for a 38-24 win.

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

Banyard will be on Vikings’ practice squad despite having a strong preseason

September 2, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — After being released by the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings on Saturday, ex-Sweetwater High School running back Joe Banyard cleared waivers on Sunday and will join the team’s practice squad for the third straight year.

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

TUESDAY, SEPT. 2 Cross Country Sweetwater and Roscoe runners at Eula meet (this is the season-...
A Lubbock High defender tries to bring down Sweetwater’s T.C. Huitt in Friday’s opener at the Bowl...
Visiting Blackwell held a 24-12 lead over Sterling City with one quarter left in its season opener...

 

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