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September 26th, 2013

Baseball Classic golf tourney is set

September 26, 2013

The Mustang Baseball Classic golf tournament will be held on Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Sweetwater Country Club with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. This event is a four-person scramble, and all proceeds from this year’s tournament will go to support the Sweetwater High School baseball program by enabling the purchase of additional equipment.

Lady Mustang volleyball action vs. Levelland

September 26, 2013

Kensi Chowning (3) tips over the net to get a winning point for Sweetwater while her sister Kayla Chowning watches in Tuesday’s final non-district match against Levelland.
The Lady Mustangs begin district play Saturday at Monahans and will have their next home match Oct. 1 against Wylie.

Freshman, JV teams collect wins

September 26, 2013

Sweetwater’s freshman and JV volleyball teams won their matches against Levelland here Tuesday.
The freshman team (19-4) won 25-9, 25-16 while the JV squad won 25-9, 25-21.

TSTC West Texas work on Project Mustang, to revive classic car

September 26, 2013

Students from the Autobody program at Texas State Technical College West Texas traveled to Waco to begin restoration on a 1965 Rangoon Red Ford Mustang convertible for the upcoming Golden Anniversary of the college.

Rooster Rally this weekend

September 26, 2013

The Third Annual Sweetwater Jaycee Roosters Fall Motorcycle Rally and Cook-Off will take place this weekend, Friday through Sunday, at Lake Sweetwater.
There will be a cook-off, bike games, bike shows, a poker run, raffles and a 50/50 drawing with many amenities available to those attending including campsites, bathrooms, showers, electricity and motels in town.

Rep. Susan King hosts Town Hall Meeting

September 26, 2013

State Representative Susan King hosted a town hall meeting at Texas State Technical College in Sweetwater on Tuesday afternoon. King briefly went over the latest legislative session in Austin and touched on subjects concerning education, TxDOT, water, second amendment rights and the upcoming constitutional amendments (Proposition 6) that will be brought to voters in November. Attendees of the meeting asked questions about CSCOPE and possible funding for an outpatient dialysis center in Sweetwater.

Several items addressed at county meeting

September 26, 2013

Approval was given toward the purchase of a new server during Monday morning's Nolan County commissioners' meeting, which will help begin the transition for a new financial software upgrade for the county auditor and treasurer.
The server will be purchased from Your Way Computer Tech Team at the cost of around $4,828. The software upgrade was first approved during a special-called meeting on September 3, and initial steps toward the transition could begin anytime after October 1.

RPMH board approves 2014 tax rate, budget

September 26, 2013

The Nolan County Hospital District (NCHD) board of directors held two meetings on Monday night at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH).
The first meeting, briefly held prior to the board's regular monthly meeting, resulted in the approval of the 2014 tax rate and operating budget for the new fiscal year.
Two special-called meetings were held to give the public a chance to speak on the issues on September 10 and 13. The minutes for those meetings, along with the minutes from last month's regular meeting, were all approved during the regular meeting for the month.

Charles T. Sharrock

September 26, 2013

Charles T. Sharrock, age 78, of Sweetwater, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013 at Hendrick Medical Center.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 at Trinity Baptist Church with Rev. Ward Hayes officiating. Burial will follow at Palava Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27, 2013.

Ramal E. Young

September 26, 2013

Ramal E. Young, age 90, of Sweetwater, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013 in Odessa.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 at Garden of Memories with Rev. Tommy Touchstone officiating. Burial will follow. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Ramal was born on Nov. 27, 1922 in Goldthwaite, Texas to Vinnie (Sullivan) and Wallace Geddes. She married Joe H. Young on Feb. 10, 1941 in Chandler, Arizona. She retired from AT&T. She was a member of the Methodist Church.

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