October 5th, 2011
Tuesday morning, Oct. 4, 2011, the heavens opened and Roman Mrazek, age 3, took his place with the angels.
Roman was born on Sept. 2, 2008 in Benton, AR. He is survived by his mother, Samantha and four brothers, Kade, Thaddeus, Canaan and Kross, all of the home.
He is also survived by his grandparents, the Reverend and Mrs. Henry Shifflett, several aunts and uncles, many cousins and a host of friends.
A graveside service for Willie Arpe Crow, 82, of Roscoe will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at Roscoe Cemetery with Ted Posey officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, at McCoy Funeral Home.
Crow died on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, at Lake Granbury Medical Center.
After losing at Brown-wood in four games Friday, Sweetwater at one point appeared to be headed for the same fate in Tuesdayâ€™s district home match with Snyder.
But after falling behind 2-1 with back-to-back los-ses of 25-22 and 25-19, Sweetwater (17-16 season, 1-2 district) won 25-14 to force a Game 5 and wrapped up its first win in District 5-3A play with a dominating 15-5 triumph.
Kelsi Crosson had 12 kills, 14 digs and three aces for the Lady Mustangs, who were trailing 20-9 at one point in Game 3 before winning 50 of the final 74 points.
Tadeo Canon-Masjoan is the Football Player of the Week. A junior move-in from Argentina, he kicked all three extra points and had his first tackle, which was for a loss, against Midland Christian.
Several winners were announced for cruise packages at Brookshire's grocery store in Sweetwater as part of the Cruises, Cars and Cash Sweepstakes. The package includes a four-day Carnival cruise for two with $75 fun cash. The package is worth $1,044. Shown above are Sweetwater Brookshire's Store Director Charlie Peek with one cruise winner, Rodney Isom. Other winners included Janie Tolbert, Billy Brock and Jason Kittleson.
The Fifth Annual West Texas Wind Festival is expected to be another event in which families from the surrounding areas can gather for many activities on the streets of Roscoe. The free event will feature headline act The Bellamy Brothers. Local band Lawless Flatz will also perform during the event. Other attractions this year include the Plowboy Mud Bog at George Parks Field, food and craft vendors downtown, The Roscoe Volunteer Fire Department barbecue cook-off and a fireworks show. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday. Oct.
Abilene Regional Airport will be this month's host for the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce coffee event to take place at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, at the Sweetwater Reporter, located at 112 W. Third Street. The City of Abilene operates Abilene Regional Airport, which provides economic development opportunities to both the private and public sectors. American Eagle services the airport and provides competitive airfares from Abilene to many places around the United States and the world.
Snyder, Texas â€” The Capital Farm Credit Board of Directors recently approved a $50 million cash distribution by retiring a portion of previously-allocated equities to be paid this fall.
This amount represents more than three times, or $35 million, more than the 2010 retirement. Capital Farm Credit, a customer-owned cooperative, continues to demonstrate its financial strength and stability and longstanding tradition of sharing earnings with its customers.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 167 calls for service, issued 24 citations and made 16 arrests from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, 2011.
The SPD received 71, 911 calls.
â€˘ 800 block of Lamar.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Theft â€” 1400 block of Poplar.
â€˘ Theft â€” 2000 block of Lamar.
Arrested by SPD
â€˘ Steven Johnston, 22 â€”Â Theft.
â€˘ Magan Riley, 22 â€”Â Theft.
â€˘ Adam Pauley, 22 â€”Â Possession of marijuana.
â€˘ Jennifer Jones, 30 â€”Â Theft.
â€˘ Henry Payne, 26 â€”Â Warrants.
â€˘ Victor Fields, 28 â€”Â Warrants.
â€˘ Eric Brown, 23 â€”Â Possession of a controlled substance/warrant.
Carolyn Horner, age 96, of Sweetwater, Texas, passed away on Oct. 3, 2011 at Baylor All Saints in Fort Worth, Texas.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011, at Trinity Baptist Church with Rev. Ward Hayes officiating. Burial will follow at Garden of Memories. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.