March 4th, 2011
L.D. â€śSnakeâ€ś Gatson, age 77, of Eastland, passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2011 in Eastland.
Graveside funeral services will be held Saturday, March 5, at 2 p.m. at the Eastland City Cemetery with Rev. Danny Brown officiating. Services are under the direction of the Edwards Funeral Home in Eastland.
Funeral services for Larry Vance, 59, of Sweetwater, are pending with McCoy Funeral Home.
Vance died Thursday, March 3, 2011, at Hendrick Medical center in Abilene.
All games at SWâ€™s Newman Park field
Slaton 3, San Angelo Lake View 2
Wall 18, Lamesa 2
Post 9, Ozona 3
Clyde 4, Slaton 3
Wall 7, San Angelo Lake View 0
Ozona 3, Lamesa 1
Sweetwater 7, Post 0
8:30 a.m. â€” Clyde vs. Wall
10:30 a.m. â€” Post vs. San Angelo Lake View
12:30 p.m. â€” Slaton vs. Wall
2:30 p.m. â€” San Angelo Lake View vs. Clyde
4:30 p.m. â€” Lamesa vs. Sweetwater
6:30 p.m. â€” Ozona vs. Slaton
8:30 p.m. â€” Ozona vs. Sweetwater
9 a.m. â€” San Angelo Lake View vs. Lamesa
11:30 a.m. â€” Sweet-water vs. Post
2 p.m. â€” Slaton vs. Sweetwater
Most people who follow baseball would agree that an inside-the-park home run and a no-hitter are two of the most exciting things in the sport.
Sweetwater fans got to see their team pull off both feats against Post in Thursdayâ€™s opening day of the Wood Bat Classic.
Cameron Foxâ€™s inside-the-park homer capped a three-run outburst in the first inning off Postâ€™s Chess Postell. And that was more than enough cushion for Sweetwaterâ€™s freshman hurler Kaleb Hoover, who pitched a no-hitter in his five-inning stint and struck out six in a 7-0 win.
Sweetwater High Schoolâ€™s softball team posed with its plaque after a third-place finish at its tournament this past weekend at Jerry Collins Complex. Pictured are, top row, head coach Steve Roberts; middle row from left, Keyli Turner, Jackie Carey, Taylor McKoy, Morgan Runge, Alicia Finn, Maty Montgomery, Loni Mendez; front row, Kelsi Crosson, Kendra Crosson, Angela Garza, Jerren Villa, Kinsey Browning, Suede Shirley. The Lady Mustangs are 6-3 this season and play at San Angelo Lake View at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
The tallest aerial platform in North America is currently stationed within the local wind farm region â€” south of Sweetwater on Highway 70 at FM 608, west towards Maryneal. Abilene High Lift Aerial have brought their Steiger TTS 1000 platform to lift up technicians to inspect and repair the blades on the wind turbines.
During the Commissioners' Court meeting held on Feb. 28, the Nolan County Sheriff's Office presented their 2010 Racial Profiling Report.
Submitted and presented by Sheriff David Warren, Nolan County Sheriff's Office deputies stopped a total of 704 people. The majority of the stops were White, summing up to on overwhelming 486, or 69%. The White population stands at 59.9% in the county, compared to the state population of 46.7%.
Texas National Bank hosted the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce Coffee event on Wednesday, March 2, 2011, and also celebrated Texas Independence Day.
Funeral services for Thaddie Eloise Buchanan, 88, of San Angelo and formerly of Nolan, will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 5, 2011, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Billy Oliver officiating. Interment will follow at Slater's Chapel Cemetery in Nolan under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. on Friday, March 4, 2011, at McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
Buchanan died Wednesday, March 2, 2011, in San Angelo.
Iva Jo Cooper, formerly of Sweetwater, Texas passed away at aÂ WeatherfordÂ nursing home on Tuesday, March 1, 2011, at age of 86. Services will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 5, 2011, at Cotten-Bratton Chapel in Weatherford, Texas. Internment will be at Buckner Cemetery near Dennis, Texas. John Herington, Minister of North Main Church of Christ will be officiating.