United Steel Workers #173, a local group, presented $300 to the West Texas Children's Advocacy Center for their Angel Tree project. The Angel Tree provides gifts for children who were served this year at the advocacy center. Shown are Peggy Parrott, WTCAC employee, Steve Lujan, Michael Sanchez, Isidro Ramirez, President Christopher Garza, Paul Villanueva, Teresa Zarate, WTCAC employee and Robert Aguilar.
Mildred Nadean Lackey Knight, 92, was born Dec. 20, 1918 in Sapulpa, Okla. She graduated from Sapulpa High School in 1936 and married Gilbert B. (Gib) Knight on Aug. 24, 1936. During Gib's career with Halliburton, they lived in Oklahoma, Kansas, Louisiana, Texas, Illinois and Indiana. Mildred was a homemaker and loved caring for her family and serving her church and community.
Funeral services for Amy Dianne Teague Rainey, 37, of Trent, will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Ronnie Freeman and Rev. Ward Hayes officiating. A private graveside service will be held at Sweetwater Cemetery. Interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
A visitation will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010, until service time at McCoy Funeral Home.
Rainey died Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, in Sweetwater.
A private family graveside service for James Elmer Rainey, 37, of Trent and Sweetwater will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010, at Sweetwater Cemetery with Rev. Ward Hayes and Rev. Ronnie Freeman officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
A visitation will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010, at McCoy Funeral Home.
Rainey died Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, in Nolan County.
Two lives were claimed on Monday morning after an apparent murder-suicide took place in Nolan County, according to Nolan County Sheriff David Warren. The Nolan County Sheriff's Office spent the day working two scenes of a homicide and suicide connected to a domestic situation in Nolan County.
Seven guilty pleas were entered in the 32nd Judicial Court before Judge Glen Harrison this past week.
Billy John Rosas pled guilty to possession of a controlled substance, namely cocaine. The offense, categorized as a third degree felony, occurred on March 28, 2010.
Under the law, punishment should range not more than 10 years or less than two years imprisonment in the penitentiary. An optional fine not to exceed $10,000 is also allowed.
The Nolan County FoundationÂ presented a check for a $1,000 toÂ Sweetwater Christian School this past Wednesday following Chapel time.Â The children showed their appreciation with a little song for Mr. Glenn Bennett, board memberÂ of the Nolan County Foundation, singing "Sweetwater Christian School has many friends!"
Southeast first grade teachers were recently caught 'cooking up some education'. First grade teacher Becky Kidd (second from the right) created the aprons for the ladies to wear. Pictured from left to right are Christy Little, Amy Nixon, Christi Winslett, Courtney Martin, Becky Kidd and Brittney Winters.
J.P. Cowen Early Childhood Center received two special visitors last week â€”Santa and Mrs. Claus. The two stopped by to visit with students and take photos with the students. They are shown with Sweetwater Independent School District Superintendent Terry Pittman and SISD Assistant Superintendent Kathy Smartt.
On Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010 held in the arms of, and surrounded by family in her home, Lanell Davis Lee, was called back to our Heavenly Father. We know she was only loaned to us by God, but never prepared for the day we would have to give her back.
Upon arrival at the Pearly Gates, she was greeted with open arms by her mother, Minnie Lou Davis, father, Taylor Davis and brother, Billy Ray Davis.