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June 4th, 2012

FFA teams recognized

June 4, 2012

The Sweetwater High School FFA Career Development teams were honored with a resolution during the May meeting of the SISD Board of Trustees. The teams qualified for state in Cotton Judging, Homesite Evaluation, Meats Judging, Milk Quality and Products Judging, Poultry Judging and Wool Judging.

Laura Fay Wilson Duncan

June 4, 2012

Laura Fay Duncan, 105, passed away on Saturday, June 2, 2012, at Sweetwater Healthcare Center. Funeral services will be Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 10 a.m. at First United Methodist Church in Roscoe with Rev. Vernon Baker officiating. A visitation will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.

Seferino Portello Carrillo

June 4, 2012

Seferino Portello Carrillo, age 70, of Sweetwater, Texas passed away on Friday, June 1, 2012 at his residence.
Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 4, 2012 at Belvieu Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.

June 2nd

Pennie Montgomery to speak at Aglow

June 2, 2012

Sweetwater AGLOW
Aglow International Sweetwater Community Lighthouse invites you to attend our meeting on Tuesday, June 5, at 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express, 300 SE Georgia Avenue.
Guest speaker will be Pennie Montgomery from Spring, TX.
Pennie has been a Bible study teacher and prayer group leader for many years. In 1990, she became the Texas State Prayer Coordinator for Aglow International. Since that time she has traveled over the state teaching and ministering to the women of Aglow. Pennie also serves on the Aglow Global Prayer Council.

Mustang Band wins medals at State

June 2, 2012

While most of Texas was grilling barbecue and splashing in the pool on Memorial Day, seven outstanding student musicians from the Sweetwater High School Band were participating in the UIL State Solo Contest. The competitors, along with accompanist Bonnie Walters, chaperones Riley and Judith Kitchens, and director Ross Grant, traveled to Hendrickson High School in Pflugerville, where the top musicians from across Texas performed for judges.

Hamilton returns to Sweetwater

June 2, 2012

Shaun Hamilton--one of the original jump rope boys from Philip Nolan and former SHS athlete--returned to Sweetwater with his wife Felicia on Monday, May 21 for two events held for students within the Sweetwater school district.
The Hamiltons first took part as keynote speakers in the "Female Force" student workshop for all 8th through 12th girls on Monday morning at the Center in the local TSTC West Texas Campus.

Dudensing to retire, reception planned

June 2, 2012

For the past 39 years the same passionate and caring man has been the face of Sweetwater FFA. Kenneth Dudensing has impacted a countless number of Sweetwater Independent School District students starting in the eighth grade and continuing with them all the way through the 12th grade. He has finally decided to hang up his welding helmet, frock and clippers. After almost four decades with Sweetwater Independent School District, Kenneth will be retiring.

Karla Epperson

June 2, 2012

A memorial service for Karla Epperson, 59, of Oak Creek Lake, Blackwell, will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Brother Larry Fluitt officiating. Cremation will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Epperson died Friday, June 1, 2012, at Shannon Hospital in San Angelo.
She was born on July 25, 1952 in Sweetwater. She married Rex Epperson on May 16, 1994 in Sweetwater. She had worked for Sweetwater Healthcare and Bronte Nursing Home as an LVN.

Minor League RiverDogs

June 2, 2012

The RiverDogs were the second place team in the Minor League and will play the Snyder Cubs at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Wylie’s field to begin their District 5 tournament. Pictured standing from left, coach Albert Martinez, Sam Spaulding, Brett Buckner, Junior Martinez, Mar-quees Jones, Noah Gon-zales, Joshua Stegge, coach Kelly Andrus; and kneeling, Talon Raley, Joshua Reeves, Zachariah Garza, Jesse Morales, Isaiah Pena, Max Berry.
Courtesy Photo

Local teams end season at district L-League tourneys

June 2, 2012

Six Sweetwater teams end their season at area District 5 Little League tournaments starting Monday.
The Dodgers, who won the Minor League for ages 9-10, play Wylie No. 3 at 8 p.m. Monday at Abilene Dixie while the RiverDogs, the Minor League runner-ups, play the Snyder Cubs at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Wylie.
Sweetwater’s two repres-entatives for Major League (11-12) were to be decided on Friday. The No. 1 team plays Abilene Southern’s Yankees at 8 p.m. Monday at Snyder. The No. 2 team plays Snyder’s Braves with their first game slated to begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Snyder.

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