January 19th, 2011
More national attention is coming to the Hailey Dunn case with the addition of a new agency as the search continues.
Representatives from the Laura Recovery Center for Missing Children are now in Colorado City to assist local investigators, other law enforcement agencies and the recently added KlaasKids Foundation in the search for the thirteen-year-old teenager.
Last year they raised up to six thousand dollars in sponsorships.
These proceeds go out to not just National locations, but locally too.
Last year they had received funding from Sponsors, such as...
Shermco indudstries, Purvis Industries, Schaeffler Group Industrial, Texas Wind Energy Clearinghouse, Evans Enterprises/Wind Energy Division, Crane Services, Inc., Loctite, Dynapar, CL-Carbone Lorraine, Sweetwater-SEED, WES-Wind Engergy Services Company, Womack, SnTx Industrial Park.
For this years 2011 goal, they are looking to reach at least ten thousand dollars.
Pictured are 6th Grade SMS Soil ConservationReport/Poster Winners. These there entries will advance on to District Competition. Pictured are winners, Angel Hogan, Chloe Baker, and Brittany Jimenez.
Dr. Clark Johnson died Monday, January 17, 2011 in Lubbock , Texas at the age of 86. He was born January 10, 1925 in Denison , Texas to Clark and Estelle (Ivie) Johnson. His formal education began in a two room rural school at Muncy, in Floyd County, Texas. After one year there the family moved back to Sherman , Texas . He graduated from Sherman High School in 1941 and began his college career at Austin College in Sherman . After one year there he transferred to the University of Texas where he continued his pre-medical studies.Â In 1943 he joined the U. S.
Bonnie Jahron Palmer, 83, of Sweetwater passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011 at her residence. She was born in Abilene on Oct. 8, 1927. She married Kenneth Palmer on April 5, 1947 in Abilene.
She is preceded in death by her husband Kenneth Palmer, on Nov. 8, 1989 and her sister Jennie Marie Henderson in May 2010.
Roger Rudel was born on March 22, 1941. He was the third son of Joseph and Edith Rudel, but was the first of their four sons to be born in the United States. He grew up in New York City among a vibrant community of Ă©migrĂ©s and fellow-countrymen from the French island of Martinique in the Caribbean Sea. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Gloria (Curry) Rudel, sons David and Roger Jr. (wife Kristy McGee Rudel), daughters Nicole and Delise (husband Matthew Munroe) and stepchildren, Garriett and Angela Curry.
BIG SPRING â Going into a hostile gym and faced with an almost must-win situation Tuesday, the Sweetwater High School girls basketball team came through with one of its best games of the season.
Getting a team-high 16 points from Kinsey Brown-ing and Taylor McKoy, the Lady Mustangs streaked to their first District 5-3A win of the season as they routed Big Spring, 59-35, on the Lady Steersâ home floor.
BIG SPRING â Ahead 5-0 just 13 seconds into the game, the Sweetwater boys basketball team was unable to hold on for long Tuesday as Big Spring rallied for a convincing 75-46 win.
Sweetwater (0-2 district, 6-16 season) also failed to stop Big Springâs outstand-ding guard, Luke Adams, who hit eight 3-pointers en route to a 37-point performance at the Steersâ gym. Big Spring, which is ranked No. 24 in Class 3A in this weekâs statewide poll, im-proved to 2-0 in district and remained in a tie for the early District 5-3A lead with Abilene Wylie.
While itâs only Janu-ary, the official start of the high school âspringâ sports season is almost here as the Sweetwater and Roscoe powerlifting teams and the Sweetwa-ter tennis team begin competing on Thursday.
It's a boy!
The 2011 New Year Baby arrived on Jan. 4, at 10:10 p.m.. The baby boy was born, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds and was 19 inches long.
The New Year Baby was welcomed by his parents, the staff of RPMH and gifts from numerous local merchants and businesses.
The following is a list of items, donated by the local businesses: