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February 7th, 2013

Elba Jane Sanders

February 7, 2013

Funeral services for Elba Jane Sanders, 76, of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Eric Horton officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 6-7:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8, at McCoy Funeral Home.

Local sports calendar

February 7, 2013

Schedules are Subject to change
THURSDAY, FEB. 7
Basketball
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade ‘A’ and ‘B’ girls host Wylie, 5 and 6 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade boys at Wylie, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Powerlifting
Sweetwater boys and girls at Clyde meet.
Tennis
Sweetwater JV plays season-opening tournament at San Angelo Lake View starting at 8 a.m.
FRIDAY, FEB. 8
Basketball
District 4-3A girls third-place tiebreaker: Sweetwater vs. Big Spring, 6:30 p.m., San Angelo Lake View High School.
Sweetwater boys at Big Spring — freshmen at 5 p.m., JV at 6:15 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m.

Sweetwater-Wylie girls hoops action

February 7, 2013

Taylor McPherson of Sweetwater (20) guards a Wylie player on Tuesday.
Sweetwater will play Big Spring at 6:30 p.m. Friday at San Angelo Lake View in a District 4-3A third-place tiebreaker.

SW sub-varsity results

February 7, 2013

Wylie JV girls 40, Sweetwater JV girls 34:
Sweetwater scoring: Cier-ra Knox 12, Abby McPher-son 6, Bianca Castillo 5, Morgan Whitley 5, Maddie Jones 4, Nisha Williams 2. Final Sweetwater records: 8-2 district, 22-2 overall.

Wylie freshman girls 32, Sweetwater freshman girls 3:
Sweetwater scoring: Mor-gan Rudel 2, Kristi Ward 1. Final Sweetwater records: 5-5 district, 12-9 overall.

Wylie freshman boys 50, Sweetwater freshman boys 16:

Highland girls finish unbeaten in Dist. 13-A before starting playoffs

February 7, 2013

DISTRICT 13-A GIRLS:
Highland 67, Hermleigh 24
HIG 22 10 22 13—67
HER 10 3 3 8—24
Highland scoring: Sierra Allen 22, Beth Richburg 16, Sydny Helbert 10, Hannah Allen 6, Schyler Kimbrell 6, Madison Moseley 3, Lora Stewart 2, Morgan Monroe 2. Record: 10-0 district, 27-3 overall. Note: Highland plays warmup game vs. Valley at Jayton on Satur-day at 6:30 p.m.
DISTRICT 14-A GIRLS:
Bronte 58, Blackwell 29
Blackwell scoring: Brook-lyn Harris 12, Stephanie Metcalf 7, Elizabeth Roz-zlle 4, Bethany Breaux 3, Adriana Rodriguez 2, Shi-anne Solis 1.
Water Valley 59, Blackwell 22

Local weather for Thursday

February 7, 2013

Expect mostly sunny skies with a high near 63 today. Winds will be from the west at 15 to 20 mph, shifting to the north in the afternoon. Gusts could top out at 25 mph.
Tonight will be partly cloudy with a low around 39. We should see northern winds at 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn all you need to know.

February 6th

Quick and easy peanut butter cup pie

February 6, 2013

Heads up, chocolate lovers! This pie is the adult version of the candy that we all know and love so well.
For the crust:
24 peanut butter filled chocolate sandwich cookies
3 tablespoons melted butter
Directions:
Pulse together in the food processor until it is all crumbly and they all stick together to form a fine crust. Mold into a 10" pie and refrigerate until completely firm.
For the filling, blend together:
1 18 oz. jar of creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 8 oz. package of cream cheese
3/4 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla

Local church forms fitness program

February 6, 2013

If you're about to give up on healthier living as your New Year's resolution, one new program might have you reconsidering your decision.
Trinity Baptist Church in Sweetwater is establishing a new ministry called Trinity Fitness, or TRI-FIT. The program is designed to be an inspiration for healthier living in order to be better prepared to serve God.

Celebration planned for RSB's Ron Stovall

February 6, 2013

For the last thirty-three years, Ron Stovall was employed at the Roscoe State Bank. This Thursday, a celebration will be held in his honor at the Roscoe Community Center from 5 to 7 p.m.
On April 1, 1979, Stovall was hired as a vice president of Roscoe State Bank by Clyde Jay, the father of the current bank president, John Jay. Stovall called the senior Jay an "inspiration" and a "wonderful banker."

Show your colors!

February 6, 2013

Sweetwater High School students show their team colors at a recent Lady Mustangs basketball game.
Pictured are Alex Garcia, Tadeo Canon-Masjoan, Kaegan Jeffrey and Nick Nemir.
(Photo by Clint Parks)

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