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April 20th, 2013

Chamber donates to WTRA

April 20, 2013

Jacque McCoy (left) and Jeff Howard (right) with the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Bureau present a check for $17,500 to Walt Harris, president of the West Texas Rodeo Association. McCoy thanked those that were present for their support in contributing to the local economy while they were in Sweetwater.

Fred Watson

April 20, 2013

Fred Watson was born in Lufkin, TX on Sept. 1, 1931 and died on April 17, 2013.
He is survived by his children, David Watson of Sweetwater, Robert Watson of Midlothian, Kevin Watson and Angela Watson Pearce of Odessa; two brothers and two sisters, nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a son, Phillip Watson of Odessa.

Carolyn Price

April 20, 2013

Funeral services for Carolyn Price, 64, of Sweetwater are pending with McCoy Funeral Home.
Price died Saturday, April 20, 2013, at Sweetwater Healthcare Center.
Online condolences may be expressed at mccoyfh.com.

April 19th

Sweetwater tornado 27 years later

April 19, 2013

Many in Sweetwater remember this day 27 years ago, as a tornado took residents by surprise that April morning. The tornado that occurred about 7:15 a.m. affected about one-sixth of the city's population according to figures gathered by city and civil defense officials at that time. No warning was given by sirens.

Man indicted for intoxicated manslaughter

April 19, 2013

A Nolan County Grand Jury indicted 12 people this past week. Four of those indictments were sealed. The following cases were true-billed:
Gustavo Lopez Cervantes, 36, from Wichita Falls, was indicted for intoxicated manslaughter, a second degree felony. Court documents state that Cervantes operated a motor vehicle while intoxicated on Nov. 23, 2012.
Cervantes was driving a 2002 Dodge Ram eastbound in the westbound passing lane of IH-20. He was wearing a seat belt.

Cline Shale counties hope to learn from Eagleford Shale

April 19, 2013

As Nolan, Fisher and the surrounding counties — who are part of the Cline Shale — continue to prepare for and take part in the development, their hope is to learn from another major oil play in Texas: the Eagleford Shale.
During the quarterly luncheon of the Cline Shale Alliance, recently held at the Sweetwater TSTC (Texas State Technical College) campus, a presentation was given by Dwain Rogers from the Sustainable Energy Research Institute at the University of Texas-San Antonio.

Richard Davison

April 19, 2013

Richard Davison, age 63, of Sweetwater, passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
His body was cremated. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.

Mustangs can claim title with a victory over Wylie

April 19, 2013

Sweetwater’s 10-5 victory at Monahans clinched the baseball team’s first playoff berth in nine years.
The Mustangs can reach another goal — winning a district championship — with a victory over Wylie on Saturday afternoon.

SHS athletes try for regional berths at Pecos

April 19, 2013

Regional berths will be sought today by 15 Sweet-water High School athletes — nine girls and six boys — who are competing in the area track meet at Pecos.
Their goals are to secure a top-four finish and advance to the Region I-3A meet set for April 26-27 in Lubbock.
The boys will be led by Nick Nemir, who has qualified to compete in four events for the Mustangs — the 110-meter and 300-meter hurdles, long jump and as a member of the 400-meter relay — and is trying for his third straight trip to the regional meet.

Emmanuel Fellowship Church to host evening for women

April 19, 2013

Broadway Baptist Church

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