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November 15th, 2012

The sting is back

November 15, 2012

Back in mid-August, there were at least three good reasons to think the 2012 football season would be nothing special at Blackwell:
• Two straight losing seasons, including a 1-9 rec-ord in 2011 where the only victory came by forfeit;
• A lack of senior leader-ship, with just three of them on the roster;
• The growing pains of adjusting to an all-new coaching staff.
Yet three months later, the Hornets are still going to practice and preparing for their first playoff game in four years.

Girls basketball: Lady ‘Stangs, Plowgirls are still unbeaten

November 15, 2012

Two Nolan County varsi-ty girls basketball teams are off to 3-0 starts after winning again on Tuesday, as Sweetwater held off Wichita Falls Hirschi 40-32 on the road and Roscoe pulled away in the second half to defeat Robert Lee 30-19 at Roscoe’s gym.
Also, Highland (2-1) defeated Aspermont 56-44 while Blackwell (0-1) lost to Hermleigh 65-43 in its sea-son opener on Tuesday.
Sweetwater trailed Hir-schi 9-8 after one quarter, but led 20-12 at halftime and was up by 10, 29-19, at the end of three periods.

SMS girls win openers

November 15, 2012

A pair of Sweetwater Middle School girls basket-ball teams defeated Big Spring in season-opening action on Monday.
Sweetwater’s eighth grade Red team won 25-19. Kensi Chowning had 12 points, Maddie Berry nine and Brit-tany Peeples and Kaitlyn Foster two.
The seventh grade Red girls team also defeated Big Spring, 26-17. Jaelyn Page scored six points, Angela Blueford, Sonora Medellin and Jessica Poe four and Alexe Alcala, Ainsleigh Nel-son, Eva Ornelas and Texas Williams two.

Daily, local weather

November 15, 2012

Expect mostly sunny skies on this Thursday, with a high near 64 and southern winds around 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight will be partly cloudy with a low around 41. Winds will be from the southeast around 5 mph.
Get a weekend weather preview now at weather.gov.

November 14th

Desserts for any day

November 14, 2012

Cinnamon Ice Cream
Homemade cinnamon ice cream with a custard base, cream, milk, sugar, and cinnamon.
INGREDIENTS:
• 2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon
• 1 cup of whole milk
• 3/4 cup of sugar
• 1/2 teaspoon of salt
• 2 cups of heavy cream
• 6 egg yolks
METHOD:
1. Place the cinnamon in a small, dry skillet, over low heat. Keep the skillet moving just until the cinnamon becomes fragrant. Take off heat (note that too long in the pan will burn the cinnamon).

Sign beneficial to Theatre, TSTC

November 14, 2012

Texas State Technical College West Texas (TSTC) has collaborated with the Sweetwater Texas Theatre Acquisition and Renovation (STTAR) board of directors to install a digital sign along Broadway in front of the Texas Theatre, which should benefit both organizations.
The sign will benefit the theater and the entity that owns it, STTAR, by giving them another avenue to advertise showings and fundraisers held for theater improvements. It will benefit TSTC by providing students of a digital signage class real-world experience.

Three dogs available for adoption

November 14, 2012

Sweetwater Animal Control currently has three dogs available for adoption.
Available for adoption is a female chihuahua mix, a male Pomeranian mix and a male chihuahua mix. According to Sweetwater’s animal control officer, Don Kite, animals that are picked up are kept for a minimum of three days, but he tries to keep them from a week to 10 days.
Dogs and cats are available for adoption for a $15 fee and the cost of getting the pet vaccinated for rabies.
The pets are required to have their vaccination before they leave to their new homes.

Seven enter pleas in district court

November 14, 2012

Seven people entered pleas to Judge Glen Harrison during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012.

Marianne K. Palacios

November 14, 2012

Marianne K. Palacios, age 80, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 at her residence.
A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Holy Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 16, 2012, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church with Rev. Charles Okonkwo officiating. Burial will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.

Isaiah “Ike” Williams

November 14, 2012

Loraine — Mr. Isaiah “Ike” 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.

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