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June 20th, 2014

Chris Kiser retires after 23 years

June 20, 2014

A retirement party was held in honor of Chris Kiser who was Assistant Fire Chief at the Sweetwater Fire Department for 23 years. Family, friends, coworkers and former firefighters were in attendance to celebrate.
Pictured above, from left to right are Clinton McKeehan, Eric Reed, Billy Villanueva, Preston Peacock, Richard Acuña, Chris Kiser, Grant Madden, Paul King, Nick Shaw, Preston Peacock, Pat O’Neal, James Smith, Brad Payne, Chad Worth and Todd Donham.

Highland Heights collecting supplies for school ministry

June 20, 2014

Broadway Baptist Church

TAME Trailblazer visits library

June 20, 2014

On Tuesday, June 17, the Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering (TAME) Trailblazer visited the County-City Library.
The Trailblazer is a 40 foot exhibit trailer that houses a variety of engineering and science exhibits targeted at students in grades 3-7. It engages students, teachers and parents through hands-on activities and exhibits that highlight fundamental concepts in Magnetism, Aerodynamics, Weather, Space, Alternative Energy and Medicine.

Lindsey Family donates to NIE

June 20, 2014

The Kid Scoop page, a weekly feature of the Sweetwater Reporter, is a child-friendly tool that teaches kids about English, science, history and other subjects. The page is used as part of the NIE program (Newspapers in Education), which allows students to have access to the local newspaper in the classroom.
NIE is provided to local students through the sponsorship of several local businesses during the school year. But the top of the Kid Scoop page lists its sponsor — the family of Chad Lindsey.

Sweetwater's weekend weather

June 20, 2014

Today will be partly sunny with a high near 88. Winds will be from the southeast around 10 mph.
Expect mostly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 71 and south-southeast winds around 10 mph.
This weekend, the only rain chances we'll have will be during the day on Saturday. Otherwise, weekend highs will be in the upper 80s/low 90s, with lows in the lower 70s. Winds will gradually increase throughout the weekend.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

June 19th

Second Swing for the Cure golf tournament to benefit breast cancer, ovarian cancer research

June 19, 2014

Cheek swabs to be taken to find a match for local woman battling leukemia

On Saturday, June 21, Sweetwater Country Club will host the 2nd Annual "Swing for the Cure" golf tournament that will benefit breast cancer and ovarian cancer research. The tournament will have a 9 a.m. shotgun start with a four person scramble format. The entry fee is $50 per player with first, second and third places being awarded prizes. McCoy Funeral Home of Sweetwater is also sponsoring a Hole-n-One contest with a $500 cash prize.

RPD receives new vehicle

June 19, 2014

Roscoe Police Officer Steven Spencer stands beside the department's new 2014 Chevy Tahoe.
See more Roscoe news inside Thursday's edition and at roscoehardtimes.blogspot.com.

Leonor C. Hernandez

June 19, 2014

Leonor C. Hernandez, age 82, of Sweetwater, passed away on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at her residence.
As per her wishes, her body will be cremated. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Leonor was born on April 11, 1932 in Camp Wood, Texas to Genaro and Gregoria (Beltran) Carrillo. She was a member of Holy Spirit Parish (Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church). She was a homemaker. She was a resident of Sweetwater for four 1/2 years coming from Sonora, Texas.

Cynthia Ann (Cindy) Sutton

June 19, 2014

Cynthia Ann (Cindy) Sutton, age 54, of Sweetwater, passed away on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at her residence.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Dusty Lovell officiating. Burial will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.

LL all-stars start district tournaments on Saturday

June 19, 2014

District 5 all-star tourna-ments begin on Saturday, and Sweetwater will have Little League teams participating in four age divisions — 9-10, 10-11, 11-12 and Junior League (13-14) at Abilene-area parks.
Sweetwater’s 9-10 year-old all-stars will start out by playing Snyder in two pool games on Saturday and Monday in Snyder. After that, the team will be seeded according to pool results and will advance to bracket play, which begins June 26 and is double-elimination, and runs through July 4.

Several Sweetwater High School football players will be spending Thursday and Friday in College...
James Clift, a 2014 grad-uate of Sweetwater High School and former SHS athlete, has been named by...
A Mustang Golf Camp was held this past week at Sweetwater Country Club for ages 5 and up. Seated...

 

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