November 4th, 2014

Early voting, mail results released for 2014 Election

November 4, 2014

Early voting and mail results have been released for the 2014 Election in Nolan County.

Straight Party
Republican Party — 280
Democratic Party — 88
Libertarian Party — 3
Green Party — 2

United States Senator*:
John Cornyn (R) — 882
David M. Alameeel (D) — 191
Rebecca Paddock (L) — 32
Emily "Spicybrown" Sanchez (G) — 5

United States Representative, District 19*:
Randy Neugebauer (R) — 774
Neal Marchbanks (D) — 220
Richard (Chip) Peterson (L) — 63

Greg Abbott (R) — 823
Wendy R. Davis (D) — 219
Kathie Glass (L) — 15
Brandom Parmer (G) — 9

VIDEO: The Midterm Election Races to Watch

November 4, 2014

Bloomberg -- Eurasia Group's Corey Boles, Bloomberg Business Week's Josh Green and Bloomberg's Peter Cook discuss the midterm elections with Bloomberg's Mark Crumpton on "Bottom Line."

Pro Football Weekend Recap

November 4, 2014

Thursday 10/30
28 New Orleans (4-4) @
10 Carolina (3-5-1)
New Orleans took over sole possession of first place in the NFC South, as running back Mark Ingram continued his strong season as he ran for 100+ yards and 2 touchdowns. The New Orleans defense was able to stymy Carolina QB Cam Newton, who was 10-28 passing for 151 yards.

Sunday 11/2
22 Cleveland (5-3) vs.
17 Tampa Bay (1-7)

Benefit fashion show this weekend at SHS

November 4, 2014

Sweetwater High School DECA marketing students, FIDM Fashion Club and drama department are having a benefit fashion show for Buckner Shoes for Orphan Souls at 2 p.m. on Saturday, at the SHS Auditorium.

Learn more in Tuesday's edition.

Polls open for Election

November 4, 2014

Election Day is today, Tuesday, Nov. 4, with polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the respective polling places for the nine voting precincts in Nolan County.

Find a list of all the candidates and polling places in Tuesday's edition.

DMI to host grand opening with Chamber Coffee, ribbon cutting

November 4, 2014

DMI Wealth Management and Insurance Solutions in Sweetwater have moved to the former Cox Jewelers building, located at 110 E. Broadway. They invite the public to their grand opening set for Wednesday, Nov. 5.

Get all the details in Tuesday's edition.

Aubrey Lee Turner

November 4, 2014

Funeral services for Aubrey Lee Turner, 87, of Sweetwater, will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014 at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Chris Stephens and Rev. James Baker officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
He died on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
Visitation will be from 6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014 at McCoy Funeral Home.
He was born on Oct. 28, 1927 in Sweetwater. He married Ruby Lee Youngblood on Dec. 24, 1948 in Garrison, Texas.

Jesse Ray Penton

November 4, 2014

Jesse Ray Penton, age 90, of Sweetwater, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014 at Sweetwater Cemetery with Tique Hamilton officiating. Burial will follow with the U.S. Naval Honor Guard. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014 from 6-8 p.m.

Rita Jane Thompson

November 4, 2014

Rita Jane Thompson, 71, was wrapped in the arms of Jesus on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 as she passed away from complications following knee surgery.  She was, no doubt, met by the love of her life, John, as she was reunited with her husband of 38 years after being apart for the past three.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. at Southern Hills Church of Christ, with burial to follow at Texas Veteran’s Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends at North’s Funeral Home, 242 Orange Street, on Monday, Nov. 3 from 5-7 p.m. 

Local Sports Calendar

November 4, 2014

Roscoe JV and varsity girls host scrimmage, times TBA.
Highland JV and varsity girls at Stamford (scrimmage) starting at 3:30 p.m.
Sweetwater vs. Dalhart (Class 4A bi-district playoff), 7 p.m., Lubbock Monterey High School.
Sweetwater freshmen and JV will play at Lamesa at 5 and 6:30 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ teams will host Lamesa at 4:30 and 6 p.m., respectively.
Roscoe junior high will host Bronte and Wall, 4 p.m.
Roscoe JV will host Wall after junior high games end.

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