July 23rd, 2014
Woodrow (Woody) Wilson Cunningham, Jr., age 64, of Sweetwater, passed away on Monday, July 7, 2014 at Hendrick Medical Center.
As per his wishes, his body was cremated. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Matt McGowen officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Today, July 23 kicks off a three-day Mustang Football Camp, which will be held through July 25 at Mustang Bowl from 8-11 a.m. for students entering grades 3-9. All campers will receive individual instruction from members of the Mustang coaching staff.
The camp will place emphasis on skills and drills and will also have both punt, pass and kick instruction and competitions. There will also be refreshments, T-shirts and certificates.
Today will be sunny and hot with a high near 100. Winds will be from the east-northeast at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 74 and southeastern winds at 5 to 10 mph.
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Sign-ups for Sweetwater Youth Football League Cheer will take place from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 22 and Thursday, July 24, at Rhema Valley Church, located at 3304 E. Broadway (straight across from the USG entrance). Flag cheer is for grades Pre-K through Kindergarten; Mighty Mites cheer is for first and second graders; junior pee wee cheer is for third and fourth graders; and pee wee cheer is for fifth and sixth graders. Parents/guardians will need to bring a copy of the child's report card and birth certificate. For more information, contact DeeAnn at 325-864-3459.
Texas State Technical College's First Annual Burger Challenge is in the books. Students, faculty and staff took to their grills to compete for prizes and bragging rights. Food for Thought 2 made up of Nick Alvarado, Executive Director of Career Services and Amy Freeman, Director of Counseling and Testing took Best Burger and Best Cook site. The winning burger was an all-beef patty topped with lettuce, bacon, fried green tomato and your choice of special sauce (honey barbecue, Thousand Island or Ranch) between a Hawaiian sweet roll as the bun.
Nolan County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Dennis Cumbie announced that Nolan County is authorized for emergency haying use of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres for fiscal year (FY) 2014. FSA's fiscal year runs from October 1 to September 30.
Linda Kay Posey, age 65, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at her home. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the Garden of Memories Cemetery with Reverend Kary Fry officiating. McCoy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Funeral services for Don Odell Williams, 64, of Sweetwater, will at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Martino Widjaja and Aubrey Todd officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Williams died Monday, July 21, 2014 at his home in Sweetwater.
He was born July 25, 1949 in Stamford, Texas.
Two ex-Highland High School athletes earned MVP recognition on Saturday at Six-Man Coaches Associa-tion all-star games that were held in Wichita Falls.
Abilene Christian Univ-ersity-bound Sierra Allen had a team-high 18 points in the West starsâ€™ 81-48 win over the East in the girls basketball game, while Michael Hyde was defensive MVP as the West prevailed 42-16 over the East in the football game. Both Allen and Hyde are 2014 HHS graduates.
Allen was also named as her teamâ€™s MVP back in June when she played in a Fellowship of Christian Athletes all-star basketball game held in Brownwood.