Archive - 2014
SI.com's Andrew Perloff, Aaron Nagler and Chris Burke discuss the upset losses by the Seattle Seahawks and the New Orleans Saints in Week 2.
Joe Buck and Troy Aikman break down the Cowboys' win.
Nolan County came together on Saturday morning for a great celebration to make one little boy's wish come true.
In partnership with the Make a Wish Foundation, a large parade took place at Newman Park for Randy Rodriguez, a six-year-old first grader at Southeast Elementary who was recently diagnosed with a terminal brain tumor and is already under hospice care.
Find the full story and more photos in Monday's print edition.
Vernon F. âMartyâ Martin, businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist dies at 87.
Sweetwater-Nolan County native and Dallas businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist, V. F. âMartyâ Martin passed on to be with the Lord on Sept. 12, 2014 at his home in Dallas, Texas surrounded by family and friends.
Vernon F. âMartyâ Martin was bornÂ June 10, 1927Â in Taylor County, Texas to Mary Alice (Nalley) and Floyd Martin. They moved to their new home in Nolan County â a stock-farm near Sweetwater â in 1935. He was preceded in death by his parents and his much-loved niece, E. Dawn McRae.
Holy Mass of Christian Burial for Mary Segovia, 79, of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 at Holy Spirit Parish Church with Father Michael Rodriguez officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
A Rosary was recited by Domingo Castillo at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014 at McCoy Chapel of Memories.
She died on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in Sweetwater.
Tonight, September 15, the Nolan County AARP Chapter 2209 will meet at the SNAP building at 6:30 p.m. A business meeting and musical program will be presented.
There will be a covered dish meal of sandwiches, dips and chips, and ice cream. Please come and bring a dish. All interested are welcome.
Today, we'll have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 84. Winds will be from the south around 5 mph.
Expect those rain chances to increase to 40 percent tonight, with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 67. Winds will be from the south-southeast at 5 to 10 mph.
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MONDAY, SEPT. 15
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade teams will play at Lamesa at 4:30 and 5:30 p.m., respectively.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 16
Sweetwater varsity hosts Greenwood, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater JV (5 p.m.) and varsity (6:15 p.m.) will host Miles.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 18
Sweetwater varsity runners at Miles meet.
Sweetwater freshmen will play at Snyder, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV plays at Snyder, 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th grade âAâ and 8th grade âBâ teams will host Snyder, 4:30 p.m.
After a tough road win at Muleshoe a week earler, Sweetwater had to deal with a huge Breckenridge offen-sive line Friday that allowed the Buckaroos to rack up 23 first downs and 244 rush-ing yards, allowing the visi-tors to control the clock for most of the game at Mus-tang Bowl.
See the full story in our weekend edition in Sports
Sweetwaterâs sub-varsity football teams both won games at Breckenridge on Thursday.
Sweetwater JV 30, Breckenridge JV 24
Sweetwater freshmen 6, Breckenridge freshmen 0
Read the full story in our weekend edition in Sports.