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August 30th, 2014

ClearTalk Wireless to host event today

August 30, 2014

ClearTalk Wireless is hosting an event today from 2-4 p.m. at the Nolan County Plaza. Abilene classic rock radio station 102 The Bear will be live on location and many local businesses have donated gift certificates to be given away at the event. School supplies will also be given away at the event.

Mustangs run wild in opener

August 30, 2014

On Friday, Sweetwater’s football players seemed to be delivering a message for all those people who might have missed their scrimmages against San Angelo Lake View and Clyde, or for other reasons might not be aware of their abliities.
The message: Hey guys, we can score points. Any time. Anywhere. And you better be ready for us.

See the full story in the weekend print edition.

Blackwell, Roscoe open the season by losing road contests

August 30, 2014

The Roscoe and Blackwell football teams began their seasons on the road Friday and find the going tough.
The Plowboys were beaten 46-14 at Hawley, while Blackwell fell 38-24 at Ster-ling City.

See the full story in the weekend print edition.

S’water runners begin at Christoval

August 30, 2014

Sweetwater High School’s cross country runners went to Christoval on Thursday for their first meet of 2014.
The Sweetwater boys finished sixth out of the 10 teams and the Sweetwater girls were ninth out of the 11 teams in their division.

See the full story in the weekend print edition.

Fans fill Mustang Bowl

August 30, 2014

Fans filled the stands with red at Mustang Bowl on Friday evening during the Family RV Center Sammy Baugh Classic. See page 6 of the weekend print edition for more on the game.

Blueford retires from Texas DPS

August 30, 2014

The Texas Department of Public Safety recently hosted a retirement reception honoring George Blueford, Jr., Custodian II, for over 32 years of faithful and dedicated service to the Texas Department of Public Safety in Sweetwater. Shown are Sgt. James Arnwine (left) presenting George Blueford (right) with his retirement certificate.

The Hub to host free concert

August 30, 2014

The Hub Christian Youth Center is presenting a free concert on Sunday, Sept. 21, at 6:30 p.m. at their location at 2014 South Concho in Roby (60 miles northwest of Abilene).

See the full story in the weekend print edition.

Mary Morris

August 30, 2014

Funeral services for Mary Morris, 81, of Sweetwater, are pending with MCcoy Funeral Home.
Morris died Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.

August 29th

Charlie Lou Broadwell

August 29, 2014

On Aug. 27, 2014, Charlie Lou Broadwell went to her everlasting home; she was the wife of R.E. Broadwell for 61 years and the loving mother of Connie Broadwell, Richard Broadwell (Vicki Broadwell, daughter-in-law), Patricia Broadwell and Debbie Veal (David Veal, son-in-law).

Billie Fay Pennick

August 29, 2014

Billie Fay Pennick, 91, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at a local hospital in Abilene.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, in Potosi Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory St. Visitation will be Monday, Sept. 1, 2014 from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Billie is survived by her son, Chris O. Gilbreth (Charleen); step son, Larry Pennick (Shealeen); brother, Eston Gaston; nine grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

On Friday, Sweetwater’s football players seemed to be delivering a message for all those people who...
The Roscoe and Blackwell football teams began their seasons on the road Friday and find the going...
Sweetwater High School’s cross country runners went to Christoval on Thursday for their first meet...

 

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