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January 3rd, 2011

Rosa Q. Alvarado

January 3, 2011

Holy Mass of Christian burial for Rosa Q. Alvarado, 79, of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church with father Michael Rodriguez officiating. Interment will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
A visitation will be held from 6-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011, with a Rosary at 7 p.m. at McCoy Chapel of Memories.
Alvarado died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011, in Abilene.

Alton Dale (A.D.) Copeland

January 3, 2011

Alton Dale (AD) Copeland, 94 passed away Wednesday, Dec. 29, at Hendrick Hospice inpatient unit. Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, at Lawn Baptist Church with the Reverend Price Mathieson and Lynn Turnbow officiating. Burial will be in Dewey Cemetery, directed by Fry-Bartlett Funeral Home in Tuscola. Visitation was held from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.

James Hugh Ince

January 3, 2011

Funeral services for James Hugh Ince, 84, of Roscoe, will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011, at Roscoe Church of Christ with Larry Fluitt and Royce Clay officiating. Interment will follow at Roscoe Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 3 2011, at McCoy Funeral Home in Roscoe.
Ince died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2011, at Sweetwater Healthcare Center.

December 31st, 2010

Smola receives Presidential honor

December 31, 2010

President Barack Obama named Ray Smola as a recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, the nation’s highest honor for math and science teachers. Smola has been a physics teacher at Heidelberg High School in Germany for the past eight years and is among the 103 recipients of the award. He has also taught at Mannheim Middle School, Kubasaki High School in Okinawa, Japan (all for the Department of Defense Education Activity), and Stephenville High School in Texas.

NCF donates to Sweetwater Christian School

December 31, 2010

Members of the Nolan County Foundation Board recently announced the awarding of $1,000 to Sweetwater Christian Schools. In making the announcement and presenting agency representative Rodney Foster this assistance, Jerry Riggs, President of the NCF, stressed the importance of supporting worthwhile agencies as they serve vital needs for Nolan County residents. Riggs also stated that the NCF will be identifying other special needs and giving additional financial assistance in the near future.

Sherron Kay Bush

December 31, 2010

Funeral services for Sherron Kay Bush, 64, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Mike Sells officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Bush died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
She was born Nov. 20, 1946, in Roscoe. She was a Baptist and had worked as a primary care giver. She was a life long resident of Roscoe, Sweetwater and Nolan County.

Anytime Fitness opens in Sweetwater

December 31, 2010

Anytime Fitness, the world largest and fastest growing 24-hour co-ed fitness franchise, is pleased to announce it is open for business in Sweetwater, next to Hibbetts and Hastings in the Nolan County Plaza. A grand opening celebration took place on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010. Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and members of the community, as well as owners of the club, were present at the facility for a ribbon cutting and open house.

Church of God to celebrate 45 years

December 31, 2010

The Sweetwater Church of God will be celebrating 45 years in the their present building. The church has been at 4th and Pine since 1946. The Church of God was organized in Sweetwater in 1929 and has been active in the community since that time. A special service will be held for the Celebration at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 2. Everyone is welcome to joint the celebration. Evangelist and former member the Rev W.C. Ratchford will be speaking at the regular Sunday morning worship service at 10:45 a.m.

December 30th

Four enter guilty pleas

December 30, 2010

Four people entered pleas to Judge Glen Harrison during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings this week.
Rocky Flores pled guilty to credit/debit card abuse, a state jail felony. The date of offense was March 5, 2010. Fir his plea, Flores received 16 months confinement in the State Jail Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. He is also responsible for paying a $1,000 fine, $309 in court costs, $500 in attorney's fees and $150 in restitution to Russell Davis of Sweetwater. He will receive 210 days credit towards his sentence for time already served in jail.

Suddenlink donates to WTCAC

December 30, 2010

A donation was given to the West Texas Children's Advocacy Center from Suddenlink Communications in Sweetwater. Shown from left to right are Amanda Fullwood and Teresa Zarate of the West Texas Children's Advocacy Center and Marla Reddic of Suddenlink Communications.

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