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June 24th, 2014

Fatal wreck on Newman Street

June 24, 2014

One person was killed in a one vehicle accident just after 10 p.m. on Monday evening on the 800 block of Newman Street in Sweetwater according to Sweetwater emergency authorities.
The driver of the Ford Ranger was headed south on Newman Street when he drove off of a bridge and the vehicle rolled. No one else was in the vehicle and it appears that the driver was not wearing a safety belt.

Swing for the Cures raises over $11K

June 24, 2014

On Saturday, June 21, the Sweetwater Country Club hosted the Second Annual "Swing for the Cures" golf tournament that benefits breast cancer and ovarian cancer research. Around $11,500 was raised at the event to benefit the cause.

USDA FSA authorizes emergency grazing of CRP acres for Nolan County

June 24, 2014

Nolan County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Dennis Cumbie today announced that Nolan County was authorized for emergency grazing use of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres for fiscal year (FY) 2014.

Billy Jay Brice

June 24, 2014

Memorial services for Billy Jay Brice, 85, of Sweetwater will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 27, 2014 at the Evangelical Methodist Church in Sweetwater, with Sam Smith officiating.
Brice died Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at Nolan Nursing and Rehab in Sweetwater.
He was born January 24, 1929 in Wingate, Texas.

Cody Lynn Clark

June 24, 2014

"In this world, you will have trouble. But be of good courage, Jesus has overcome the world."
Cody Clark, of Sweetwater and Abilene, left this world for a heavenly one, Monday, June 23, 2014, in Sweetwater, Texas. He was born December 31, 1980, in Sweetwater and was born again and baptized into God’s family in his twenties.
He graduated from Sweetwater High School and was self-employed. He was known for his sense of humor and concern for the underdog.

Max D. Hutchins

June 24, 2014

Max D. Hutchins 74, loving husband, father, greatly adored “Papa” and servant of Jesus Christ, passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at his residence.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, June 26, 2014, at Kelview Heights Baptist Church, 402 W. Scharbauer in Midland. A private family graveside will be held at the Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Max was born August 2, 1939, in Breckenridge to J.B. And Leona Hutchins. He married Joann Land on April 22, 1957, in Midland.

11-12 year-old all-stars

June 24, 2014

Sweetwater’s 11-12 year-old Little League all-stars are in a District 5 tourna-ment that runs through early July.
Bottom row from left, Jacob Roden, Antonio (A.J.) Ramirez, Rylan Hayes, Darian Carr; second row, Reese Hayes, Blake Andrus, Austin Moreland, Rylen Moncada; third row, Tyler Warner, Junior Martinez, Antonio Heredia, Daiman Atkins; top row, coach Tony Roden, coach Kelly Andrus, manager Randall Rea.

10-11 year-old all-stars

June 24, 2014

Sweetwater’s 10-11 year-old Little League all-stars are in a District 5 tourna-ment that runs through early July.
Bottom row from left, Hector Medina, Ayden Rosas, Ector Mar-tinez, Ricky Delapaz; second row, Seth Garcia, Ethan Cortez, Braxton Gomez, Jonathan Galleg-os; third row, Andy Her-mosillio, Thomas Hernan-dez, Skyler Painter, Hol-ten Dickson; and top row, coach Mario Gomez, coach Heath Dickson and manager Andrew Medina.

Tuesday's local forecast

June 24, 2014

Today, we'll see mostly sunny skies with a high near 91. Winds will be from the south-southeast at 5 to 10 mph, and we'll have a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Those rain chances will drop to 20% tonight; otherwise expect mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 71. Winds will be from the southeast around 10 mph.
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June 23rd

SRPC awards scholarship

June 23, 2014

Shown are Robert Peterson, member of Sweetwater Rifle and Pistol Club and the 2014 scholarship recipient from Roscoe Collegiate High School, Zackary Longoria.

Several Sweetwater High School football players will be spending Thursday and Friday in College...
James Clift, a 2014 grad-uate of Sweetwater High School and former SHS athlete, has been named by...
A Mustang Golf Camp was held this past week at Sweetwater Country Club for ages 5 and up. Seated...

 

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