March 21st, 2011
Holy Mass of Christian Burial for Albert Gonzalez, Sr., 35, of Roscoe, will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at St. Albertâ€™s Catholic Church in Roscoe with Father Michael Rodriguez officiating. Interment will follow at Roscoe Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Gonzalez died Sunday, March 20, 2011, in Sweetwater.
Jose E. Castillo, age 94, of Roscoe, passed away on Sunday, March 20, 2011, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.Â
AÂ Rosary will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel.Â
Holy Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 23, 2011, at St. Albert's Catholic ChurchÂ with Rev. Michael Rodriguez officiating.Â Burial will follow at Roscoe Cemetery.Â Â Â Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.Â
Services for Rhonda J. â€śStormiâ€ť Tatro, 59, of Abilene, have been scheduled for Saturday, March 19 at 2 p.m., First Baptist Church of Abilene, North 3rd & Orange. Rhonda was the daughter of the late Eugene and Ina Bailey of Kermit.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the family.
High Sky Children's Ranch and West Texas Children's Advocacy Center are agencies committed to helping families of the Nolan, Scurry, Fisher and Mitchell County communities to stop child abuse. Five years ago both agencies decided that more needed to be done to assure that the communities become aware that child abuse was a problem. It was found that the general public and some community leaders were unaware that child abuse existed and needed to be reported. HSCR and WTCAC decided to work together to help stop child abuse and involve local community leaders and other agencies.
Is there any better way to follow Spring Break than with musical artists and concerts from all over Texas? Yes! With musical artists and concerts from all over Texas that come to Sweetwater. The Sweetwater Music Festival will be Tuesday, March 22, through Saturday, March 26, throughout the city of Sweetwater.
Shown at the San Antonio Livestock Show are Jennie Wann, Michael Massey, Megan Wilcox, Seth Wilcox and Zachary Wilcox, Nolan County Extension Agent. Michael Massey received Champion Hampshire.
Local 4-H members did well at recent livestock shows. Shown at the Fort Worth Livestock Show are Mac Smith, Michael Massey, Zachary Wilcox, Nolan County Extension Agent, Judge Galen McCane, Kaylee Martin, Deddie Marin, Don Martin, Megan Wilcox and Tanner Martin. Kaylee Martin received Reserve Grand Champion.
"I was arrested because Shawn [Adkins] came over here and the authorities were looking for him, and I told them [the officers] he wasn't here [at Dunn's home]," admitted Billie Dunn, mother of missing teen, Hailey Dunn.
When Dunn was asked why she lied, she sharply responded, "I'd rather not get into that."
"They [the officers] were allowed to in the residence and they did find Shawn in the residence," explained Mitchell County Sheriff Patrick Toombs, about the false report Dunn gave the officers.
MONDAY, MARCH 21
Sweetwater JV hosts Wylie (district opener) starting at 5 p.m.
TUESDAY, MARCH 22
Sweetwater varsity at Wylie (district opener) starting at 4:30 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity at Wylie starting at 4:30 p.m.
Sweetwater JV at Wylie starting at 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater middle school teams host Wylie 7th grade starting at 4 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23
Sweetwater varsity and JV boys play first leg of district tournament at Brownwood.
THURSDAY, MARCH 24
Sweetwater varsity girls play final pre-district tournament at Lamesa.
One person was killed and one person was injured in a three-vehicle crash occurring Thursday afternoon, March 7, 2011, at 2:55 p.m. The crash was located on IH-20 near mile marker 238 in Nolan County.
Ronald Manndler Jett, 52, from Lubbock, was pronounced dead at the scene by Justice of the Peace Sharon Gardner at 3:40 p.m. The body was taken to McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater. Jett was not wearing a seat belt.