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June 30th, 2014

District 5 all-star pitchers

June 30, 2014

Andrew Melendez of the Junior Leaguers (ages 13-14, shown), Leo Holsey of the 9-10 year-olds and Antonio Heredia of the 11-12 year-olds were among Sweetwater’s pitchers this past weekend at various District 5 Little League all-star tournament games being played in the Abilene area.

A look at Monday's local events

June 30, 2014

Forms for Jump Rope Camp are due today, June 30. The camp will be held August 4-6 for students completing grades Kindergarten through fourth.
Third and fourth graders will attend from 9 a.m. to noon, and Kindergarten through second graders will attend from 1-3 p.m. Camp will be held at the Sweetwater Intermediate School gym.
Contact Rajeania Pittman for information at 338-4342 or e-mail rajeania.pittman@sweetwaterisd.net.
In addition, the 3rd Annual Teen Book Club will meet at the County-City Library today at 1:30 p.m.

Sweetwater's weather for Monday

June 30, 2014

Today will be sunny with a high near 97. Winds will be breezy and from the south at 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Expect clear conditions tonight, with a low around 74 and breezy winds from the south-southeast at 15 to 25 mph. Gusts could get as high as 35 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

SW’s Aiken commits to War Hawks

June 30, 2014

Greg Aiken won’t be goi-ng far from home when he continues his baseball car-eer in college.
Aiken, a four-year starter at first base for Sweetwater who was the district MVP in his senior year, committed to play for McMurry University in Abilene after playing in a high school all-star game in Round Rock. There, he helped the North to an 8-1 win over the South all-stars at Dell Diamond, which also was home to the state high school baseball tournament in May.

Junior golf clinic set this week at Sweetwater CC

June 30, 2014

A Mustang Junior Golf Clinic will be held Tuesday through Thursday, July 1-3, at Sweetwater Country Club for ages 5 and up. Sessions are from 9-11 a.m. daily. The cost is $60 per child, but family discounts will be available.
The clinic will be taught by Ashley Timm, Michael Hunt and Don Timm. For more information, please call Ashley Timm at (325) 338-8055 or Don Timm at (325) 235-8093.

Junior Leaguers start bracket play with big win at district tourney

June 30, 2014

Sweetwater’s 13-14 year-old Junior League all-stars began bracket play Friday with a convincing 14-4 win over Breckenridge.
However, Sweetwater’s 11-12 year-old Little League all-stars came up just short, 8-7, in their bracket game against Abilene Southern and needed a bounceback win Saturday over Merkel to avoid elimination at their District 5 Little League tournament.
The Junior Leaguers were to play Clyde in a winners bracket game on Saturday afternoon at Abilene North.

June 27th

EMA awarded Outstanding Regional Small Business at Governor’s Small Business Forum

June 27, 2014

Texas Midwest Community Network (TMCN) recently co-hosted the Governor’s Small Business Forum along with the Texas Workforce Commission and Governor’s Office.

Local girls set up lemonade stand to benefit Berry Family

June 27, 2014

Two local girls, Ayezha DeLeon (left) and Marissa Johnson (right), both 10 years-old, set up a stand to sell pickles and lemonade with the help of DeLeon’s mother, Diane Little. The girls wanted to raise money to help with funeral expenses for the Berry Family, who recently lost their family member, Michael Berry. Johnson said that he was a friend and he “was like a family member to us.”
The girls started making the stand around 6:30 a.m. on Friday and set up shortly after on Hiawatha Street. By about 4:30 p.m. they had raised about $75.

Michael A. “Micky” Berry

June 27, 2014

Services for Michael A. “Micky” Berry, 50, of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Carter Edmondson officiating. Cremation will follow the services under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
Berry died on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
He was born on May 7, 1964 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Micky was well-known and loved by so many people who knew him. He was a lifelong companion, father, papa, brother, uncle and friend to many, many different people.

Lena Odellia Fisher

June 27, 2014

Lena O. Fisher, age 81, formerly of Quanah, passed away, Friday, June 27, 2014 in Sweetwater.
Services will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at the Chapel at Smith Funeral Home in Quanah with Rev. Wayne Hollinshead officiating. Interment will follow at Goodlett Cemetery under the direction of Smith Funeral Home of Quanah.
The family has requested memorials be sent to Goodlett Cemetery.
Family visitation will be from 7-8 p.m. on Monday, June 30, 2014, at Smith Funeral Home in Quanah.

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