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November 12th, 2012

This week’s basketball

November 12, 2012

Some Blackwell varsity basketball games may be changed because of the football playoffs
MONDAY, NOV. 12
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade girls at Big Spring (season openers), 5 and 6 p.m.
Highland 7th grade teams and 8th grade boys at Westbrook (season openers) starting at 5 p.m.
TUESDAY, NOV. 13
Sweetwater girls at Wichita Falls Hirschi — JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p.m., freshmen at 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe girls host Robert Lee — JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:15 p.m.
Highland JV and varsity teams host Aspermont (season openers for boys) starting at 4 p.m.

November 10th

KXOX to have eighth annual Veterans Day Shout-Out Show

November 10, 2012

KXOX Radio in Sweetwater will host its eighth annual Veterans Day Shout-Out from 1-4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012. The show will include interviews with singer Barbara Mandrell and star of the Hart of Dixie series Claudia Lee. You can also hear shout-outs from many others.

Irmgard Mahaffey Campbell

November 10, 2012

A graveside services for Irmgard Mahaffey Campbell, 85, of Abilene, was held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, at McCaulley Cemetery with Rev. Keith Clower officiating. Interment followed under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Campbell died Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at Coronado Nursing Center in Abilene.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.

November 9th

RPMH Diabetic Outreach Program to offer blood sugar checks

November 9, 2012

November is American Diabetes Month, and to acknowledge this Alice Velez from the Diabetic Outreach Program at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital will be at the health department on Thursday, Nov. 29, from 8:30 a.m. until noon to check blood glucose and answer any questions you may have regarding diabetes. Pamphlets and materials will be available.

Lawrences celebrate 50 years of Thanksgiving service

November 9, 2012

On Sunday, November 18, a half-century of service will be celebrated as the 50th anniversary of the Lawrence Family Thanksgiving Dinner will be held at the First United Methodist Church (FUMC) fellowship hall, located at 309 Cedar Street in Sweetwater.
Starting at 11:30 a.m., a full Thanksgiving meal-- "with all of the trimmings and none of the cleanup"--will be served and continue until 1 p.m. Providing this year's decorations at the event will be church member Karan Bergstrom.

Veterans Day celebrates the sacrifices of servicemen, women

November 9, 2012

On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, going all the way back over a century ago, the first semblance of a Veterans Day celebration took place. And as we celebrate veterans on the holiday in 2012, Americans recall and express their gratitude for the sacrifices made by past and present veterans as they served their country.
In 1918, an armistice--which could also be called a truce--put an end to World War I, which was known at that time as The Great War. The next year, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed the day as "Armistice Day".

Recording studio owner becomes high school hall of famer

November 9, 2012

A local resident recently headed back to his old stomping grounds to receive a top honor from his high school.
Mark Hicks, owner of Trent Studios in Sweetwater, was inducted into the ninth class of the Weatherford High School Hall of Fame. The celebration was held on the first weekend of October 2012, as Hicks was one of three other athletes and a track team to be inducted.

TSTC to host Remembrance Day national roll call event

November 9, 2012

Texas State Technical College West Texas will host a Remembrance Day National Roll Call event from noon to 1:15 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at the Sweetwater Campus Student Center. All are invited to attend. There will be appearances by the Dyess Air Force Base Honor Guard and the Sweetwater High School Pops Sensations.
Guest speakers include the Honorable Tim Fambrough, Nolan County Judge and Robert McBride, Nolan County Veteran Services Officer
Contact Scott Davis for more details at (325)235-7491 or Scott.Davis@tstc.edu.

Nolan County program to focus on oil/gas leasing

November 9, 2012

Oil and gas leasing will be the topic of discussion during a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service meeting set for 6 p.m. Nov. 19, on the third floor of the Nolan County Courthouse in Sweetwater.
“Heightened activity in the ‘oil patch’ here is the chief topic of a lot of conversations these days,” said Zach Wilcox, AgriLife Extension agent in Nolan County.

Allsup’s coming to Sweetwater

November 9, 2012

Many trees were recently taken down and concrete work has begun at the former First Financial Bank motor bank on Broadway to prepare for the Allsup's store that will be in that location.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 19 Football Sweetwater varsity will host Snyder, 7:30 p.m. Roscoe varsity will play...
Today’s 7:30 p.m. match-up between Sweetwater and Snyder won’t affect either team’s playoff chances...
Sweetwater’s tennis team begins its fall district season by hosting Big Spring star-ting at 9 a.m....

 

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