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November 18th, 2014

Sweetwater first grader passes away

November 18, 2014

The little boy who captured Sweetwater's heart has died.
Randy Alexander Anthony Rodriguez, the six-year-old first grader at Sweetwater ISD, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. Rodriguez had been diagnosed with a terminal brain tumor and had been under hospice care.

Read more in Tuesday's edition.

WASP Museum hosts 5K run

November 18, 2014

The National WASP WWII Museum hosted runners of all ages Saturday afternoon for the fifth annual Run for the WASP. The WASP run is an annual fundraiser benefitting the museum and honoring the women who served as WASPs.
Men and women competed in a 5K run, while others could walk a mile to show support.

Get all the details in Tuesday's edition.

SHS plans second community pep rally

November 18, 2014

Sweetwater High School announced that they will host a community-wide pep rally Thursday, Nov. 20, at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium.
The theme for Thursday's pep rally will be "Black Out." The school requested that attendees wear black clothing and bring glow sticks and flashlights to the pep rally.

Learn more in Tuesday's edition.

Pamela Kay Brazil McCombs

November 18, 2014

On Nov. 15, 1951, a sweet spirit made her appearance into the world. For all the years that followed, she would grace her family and friends with her many attributes, talents and love for family. Pam had an artist’s soul and possessed many talents which included drawing, painting and writing. She was an animal lover and accomplished equestrian. She had a Bachelor’s degree in English and education and shared her gift for and love of words and literature as a teacher for over 10 years.

Local sports calendar

November 18, 2014

TUESDAY, NOV. 18
Basketball
Sweetwater varsity girls will play at Wichita Falls Hirschi: JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p.m.
Roscoe JV and varsity girls will host Colorado City starting at 5:30 p.m.
Highland JV and varsity girls play at Clyde starting at 5 p.m.
Blackwell varsity girls will host Rotan (season opener), 6 p.m.
THURSDAY, NOV. 20
Basketball
Sweetwater freshman girls will play at Clyde tournament.
Roscoe varsity girls will play at Lueders-Avoca tournament.
Roscoe JV girls will play at Cross Plains tournament.

SW-Highland hoops action

November 18, 2014

Sweetwater’s Abby Garcia (2) is guarded by Highland’s Sabrina Romero in the teams’ season-opening game against each other last week. Both teams see action today as do the Roscoe and Blackwell girls.

Lady Hornets jump to No. 1 in Class 1A

November 18, 2014

After being ranked No. 4 in the preseason poll, the Highland girls basketball team jumped up all the way to No. 1 in Class 1A in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches’ first regular season poll that was released on Monday.

Read more in Tuesday's edition in Sports.

Playoffs delaying basketball for SW, area boys teams

November 18, 2014

Having all four area high school football teams in the playoffs this past weekend means the boys basketball season will be delayed for most of Nolan County.

Read more in Tuesday's edition in Sports.

Tuesday's local events

November 18, 2014

Today, November 18, the Jury called in the 32nd Judicial District Court has been cancelled.
Also, tonight at 6 p.m. in the SIS Cafetorium, Kathy Hale and Kristie O'Dell-Farias from Region 14 ESC will be presenting on how Math TEKS in Texas have changed and what it means.
This presentation is for parents with students in Kindergarten through eighth grade. There will be refreshments and a drawing for $50 iPad scholarships.

Local forecast for Tuesday

November 18, 2014

Today will be sunny with a high near 51. Wind chill values will be between 17 and 27 early on, with south-southwest winds at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 33 and south-southwest wind at 10 to 15 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

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