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September 10th, 2014

Charles Arthur Spaulding, Sr.

September 10, 2014

Charles Arthur Spaulding, formerly of Sweetwater, passed away on Aug. 21, 2014 at his home in Bandera, Texas at 83 years of age.
He was born May 30, 1931 in Sweetwater to Charley Bowles and Clara Marie Spaulding.
Charles served in the Air Force during the Korean War as a Staff Sergeant, being Honorably discharged on Dec. 7, 1954. While serving at an airbase in California, he met and married Marilyn Meyer of Oakland, Calif. Charles and Marilyn were married for 22 years and had four children; three boys and one girl.

Elba Jean Wilkerson

September 10, 2014

Elba Jean Wilkerson, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and aunt, left this world to join her Heavenly Father on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. 

Local Sports Calendar

September 10, 2014

THURSDAY, SEPT. 11
Football
Sweetwater freshmen at Breckenridge, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV will play at Breckenridge, 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade combined teams host Breckenridge at 4 and 5:30 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater 7th grade ‘B’ and 8th grade ‘A’ teams host Breckenridge, 7 p.m.
Roscoe junior high plays Junction at San Angelo, 4:30 p.m.
Roscoe JV will play Junc-tion at San Angelo, 6 p.m.
Highland junior high at Loraine, 5:30 p.m.
Highland JV will play at Loraine, 7 p.m.
Blackwell junior high will host Westbrook, 5 p.m.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 12
Football

Netters host Brownfield

September 10, 2014

Sweetwater High School’s tennis team played a match against Brownfield here on Saturday and lost to fall to 1-2 in fall play.
Sweetwater’s JV team will host a quad match with Big Spring, Snyder and Levelland this Saturday starting at 9 a.m.

Read the full story in Wednesday's print edition.

SHS v’ball teams play at tourneys in Lamesa

September 10, 2014

Sweeetwater High School sent its junior varsity and freshman volleyball teams to tournaments that were held in Lamesa this past Friday and Saturday.

Read the full story in Wednesday's print edition.

SMS v’ball teams host tournament

September 10, 2014

Sweetwater Middle School teams served as hosts for a one-day volleyball tournament on Saturday.
The SMS seventh grade Red and White teams and the eighth grade Red team all placed second in their respective divisions.

Read the full story in Wednesday's print edition.

Local weather for Wednesday

September 10, 2014

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 97. Winds will be from the south-southeast at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect mostly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 69 and north-northeast winds at 5 to 15 mph. We'll also have a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

September 9th

VIDEO: Apple Announces iPhone 6

September 9, 2014

In the highly anticipated announcement, Apple unveils a bigger, better, thinner, and expensive iPhone. Jen Markham has all the details.
 

Brookshire’s to donate $170K to local schools through ExtraPoint Program

September 9, 2014

Brookshire’s will donate more than $170,000 to local high schools throughout Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas during the upcoming football season as part of its ExtraPoint Program.

Water to shut off Wednesday evening

September 9, 2014

On Wednesday, Sept. 10, the City of Sweetwater staff and WhiteWater Construction Contractors will shut the water off for 12 inch water line repairs and tie-ins. The water will be shut off at approximately 10 p.m. and should be back on by 6 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 11.
The areas affected will be between E. Broadway and N. Highway 70 and Hailey and Hoyt. There will be low pressure in this area. After repairs all lines will be flushed and brought back into service.

See the full story in Tuesday's print edition.

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