November 14th, 2012
Loraine â Mr. Isaiah âIkeâ Williams, age 76, of Loraine, died Monday morning in an Abilene Hospice. Services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, in the First Baptist Church in Colorado City with Revs. Kenneth Burns and Robert Carey officiating. Burial will follow in the Loraine Cemetery under the care and direction of Kiker-Seale Funeral Home.
Bobby Neil Haney, 78, of Imperial, Calif. passed away on Nov. 8, 2012 of a cerebral hemorrhage.
A viewing was held from 6-9 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2012 at Frye Chapel in Brawley, Calif.Â Memorial services were held at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 11, 2012, at First United Methodist Church in Brawley.Â Burial will be held with military honors at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at Riverview Cemetery.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 44 calls for service, issued five citations and made no arrests on Nov. 12, 2012.
The SPD received 16, 911 calls.
â¢ 100 block of NE Georgia.
Calls for service:
â¢ Family violence assault â 500 block of E. 12th.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 24 calls for service, served no civil papers and made 12 arrests from Nov. 9-12, 2012.
Arrested by NCSO:
â¢ Bradley Tyrae Emerson, 21, of Snyder âÂ Warrant/motion to revoke probation.
â¢ Thomas Castillo, Jr., 35, of Sweetwater âÂ Warrant/release of surety.
THURSDAY, NOV. 15
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade âAâ boys host TLCA in season openers at 5 and 6 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater freshman girls play at Abilene High tournament through Saturday, Nov. 17.
Roscoe junior high teams except âBâ boys will play their season openers at Hermleigh starting at 5 p.m.
Robert Lee vs. Trent (Six-Man bi-district playoff), 7 p.m., Blackwell.
FRIDAY, NOV. 16
Sweetwater boys play at Coleman in season openers â freshmen at 4:30 p.m., JV at 6 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m.
The Sweetwater seventh grade Red football team completed a perfect 8-0 season this past Thursday when they traveled to Wylie and came back with a 22-0 win.
Sweetwater got scoring runs of 23 yards by Michael Green, 5 yards by Chris Thompson and 9 yards by Kobe Clark, and Green and Thompson had two-point runs.
Other offensive standouts were Kiante McCoy, Mason Maxwell, Taylor Turney, Jonathan Castillo, Ky Hoover and Andrew Melendez. Thompson (kickoff fumble recovery), Devin Brown, Trenton Hicks, Daniel Avila and Isak Alvarez were defensive standouts.
Expect a high near 61 today, along with south-southwest winds at 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight will be mostly clear with a low around 39. Winds will be from the south at 5 to 10 mph.
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The West Texas Art Guild is presenting "A Return to the Big Country Art Show" on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at the Colorado City Civic Center, located at 157 West Second Street in Colorado City.
Guests are invited to bring their art work and spend the day enjoying an art demonstration by Leada Woods of Colorado City. In addition, attendees can tour the city's museum and walk through the "Railhead Days" arts and crafts displays. At the end of the day, everyone may pick up their work.
The National WASP WWII Museum Board of Directors recently hosted a celebration of the arrival of the 1940 Boeing Stearman PT-17 on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at the WASP Museum on Avenger Field Road. Wine, cheese and refreshments were served as the Stearman flew over the museum.
Veterans who reside at Nolan Nursing and Rehab in Sweetwater were honored with an appreciation plaque ceremony on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012. Pictured is Steve Allen, Horace Hoskins, Mark Bolton and Billy Brice. Veterans who were unable to attendÂ theÂ ceremony were John Jordan and Willie Hanley.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) recently hosted its annual Safety Awards Banquet to recognize employees for outstanding efforts in vehicle, equipment and personal safety. Employees from the Nolan County maintenance section were recognized for their years of service as safe operators (no vehicle or equipment incidents) and no injury. Employees receiving awards included Joe Ashley, Danny Escobar, Elmer Green Jr., Randy Griffith, Cammy Guelker, Melissa Hinckley, Jeffery Lay, Pio MuÃ±oz, Virgil Pruitt, Mike Rosas, Sergio Ruiz, John Scifres and Kenneth Terry.