April 8th, 2014
Funeral services for H.H. â€śLindyâ€ť Lindemann, Jr., 81, of Abilene, formerly of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at McCoy Chapel of Memories. Rev. Chris Stephens will officiate and interment will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home. Masonic Graveside Rites will be performed by Sweetwater Lodge #571.
The family will receive friends at McCoy Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 from 6-8 p.m.
Lindemann died Monday, April 7, 2014 at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
Karan Ann Richardson, 49, passed away in Gorman, Texas on April 5, 2014.
Karan, the second of two children, was born Sept. 20, 1965, in Taylor County to Charles Essary and Emma (Reeves) Essary. She was married to Lance Richardson on July 1, 1998.
Karan Richardson is survived by daughter, Lauren Miller; step daughter, Beaty Richardson; step son, Cal Richardson; brother, Christopher Essary; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Richardson was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Emma Essary.
Lance Mark Richardson, 49, of Gorman, passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014 in Gorman, Texas.
A memorial service for Lance will be held Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 10 a.m. at the Edwards Funeral Home Chapel in Eastland, TX.
Lance was born March 23, 1965 in Hale Center, TX to Philip and Elaine Richardson. He graduated from Mineral Wells High School. He attended Texas Tech in Lubbock and worked at the University Medical Center. He married Karan Ann on July 1, 1998.
He also worked at the Rolling Plains Hospital in Sweetwater and most recently he worked at Eastland Memorial Hospital.
ARLINGTON â€” Raymond Jack Swaim, 88, passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014.
Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Wade Family Funeral Home, 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway in Arlington with Pastor David Hargrove officiating. Interment will follow at 1:30 p.m. in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, Dallas, Lane C. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial gifts may be made to Northwest Christian Church, 1001 N. Davis, Arlington, Texas 76012.
THURSDAY, APRIL 10
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams complete district meet at Big Spring (top four in each event advance to area meet in Pecos on April 18).
Highland varsity teams host district meet (top four in each event advance to area meet to also be held in Highland on April 18).
Roscoe varsity teams at Highland for district meet (same as above).
Blackwell varsity teams at Robert Lee for district meet (top four in each event advance to area meet to be held in Highland on April 18).
FRIDAY, APRIL 11
Sweetwater varsity will play at Big Spring, 7 p.m.
Beating Greenwood at home today would end the Sweetwater baseball teamâ€™s three-game losing streak in district play and help its playoff hopes. The softball team also plays Greenwood here today, and with an 0-6 district record, the Lady Mustangs simply canâ€™t af-ford another loss if they are to reach the postseason.
Sweetwater High Schoolâ€™s girls golf team shot a final round 382 Monday at Sny-derâ€™s Western Texas College for a third-place finish at the 54-hole, three-leg District 4-3A golf tournament.
Despite missing a regional berth, Sweetwater beat out five of the districtâ€™s eight competing golf teams with a three-round 1,104 total. The two teams who are advancing to regionals are Snyder (1,001) and Monahans (1,012). Sweetwaterâ€™s No. 2 team shot 443-1,264 for a seventh-place finish.
The regional tournament will be played April 16-17 at Lubbock.
Today will be sunny with a high near 76. Winds will be from the northwest at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 49 and north-northwest winds at 5 to 10 mph. After midnight, winds will shift to the south.
Learn more at weather.gov.
Texas State Technical College West Texas students Hadley Holland, Nicholas Shults, Jeffrey Hardy and Spencer Mahoney from the Diesel program in Sweetwater competed at the State Skills USA competition in San Antonio.Â
The group competed in the Diesel Equipment Technology portion of the competition where the contestantâ€™s cycle through 14 stations testing and troubleshooting engines, electrical and electronics systems, power train systems including chassis, transmissions and carriers.
The placing of junk, brush and/or debris in the alley and/or street right of way is littering and subject to a fine not to exceed $200 in addition to refuse surcharges to be applied.