March 30th, 2011
Tuesdayâ€™s scheduled 7 p.m. District 5-3A baseball contest at Newman Park between Sweetwater and Brownwood was can-celled because of lighting problems at the park, according to Sweetwater coach Roland Herrera. The game has been rescheduled for today starting at 4:30 p.m.
Sweetwater brings an 0-1 district record into the game, which is the first of four consecutive district home games. Brownwood, the defend-ing District 5-3A cham-pion, is 1-0.
Sweetwaterâ€™s Sam Nemir and Ryan Linebaugh finished in 10th and 11th place, respectively, among Class 3A lifters in the 165-pound weight class at the Texas High School Powerlifting Association Division II meet that was held on Saturday in Abilene.
Sweetwater High Schoolâ€™s girls golf team is in second place after hosting the first round of the district golf tournament on Tuesday at Sweetwater Country Club, although no Lady Mustang is currently among the top five medalists.
Sweetwater shot 370 as a team to outdistance everyone except Snyder, which shot 341 to take a 29-stroke lead in the 54-hole event, which resumes next Monday at Wylie.
Sarah Witt had Sweetwa-terâ€™s best individual round. Witt carded a 90, putting her in a tie for sixth place and nine out of the lead.
EARLY â€” Sweetwaterâ€™s Jayci Shelton won three events to pace the Lady Mustangs to a third-place finish at Earlyâ€™s track meet this past Saturday.
Here are Sweetwaterâ€™s varsity and JV results from the Early meet:
Triple jump â€” 3. Browning, 35-0.
Long jump â€” 1. Shelton, 16-2 1/4; 5. Crosson, Sweetwater, 15-2.
High jump â€” 2. Campbell, 4-8.
100 hurdles â€” 1. Shelton, 15.01.
800 Relay â€” 2. Sweetwater, 1:50.70.
300 hurdles â€” 1. Shelton, 45.74; 5. Browning, 49.86.
200 â€” 1. Crosson, 27.06.
1600 relay â€” 3. Sweetwater, 4:20.09.
400 relay â€” 5. Sweetwater, 46.57.
Here are the area track results from Robyâ€™s meet this past weekend:
Team totals â€” 5. Highland 65; 6. Roscoe 52.
100 â€” 5. Gaston, Blackwell, 13.62.
800 â€” 1. Morales, Roscoe, 2:29.49.
1600 â€” 1. Morales, Roscoe, 6:02.36; 2. Craig, Roscoe, 6:24.11; 5. Luna, Roscoe, 6:56.05.
3200 â€” 1. Craig, Roscoe, 13:40.75.
400 relay â€” 6. Highland, 55.82.
800 relay â€” 4. Highland, 2:53.21.
1600 relay â€” 2. Highland, 4:36.29; 3. Roscoe, 4:39.65.
100 hurdles â€” 2. Richburg, Highland, 18.19; 5. Monroe, Highland, 20.87; 6. McGlothlin, Blackwell, 21.02.
A few months ago, the Nolan County Sheriffâ€™s Office and the 32nd Judicial District Attorneyâ€™s Office conducted a raid of a residence addressed as 1110 Runnels Street in Sweetwater.Â Numerous arrests were made as a result of an investigation that lasted several months.Â This address was very well known in Sweetwater and Nolan County for the large amount of drug trafficking (primarily crack cocaine) that took place at this house.Â As a result, the house was seized and subsequently forfeited in 32nd District Court.Â District Attorney Ann Reed handled the forfeiture proceedings and the house was award
Family Dollar in Sweetwater is currently going through some major changes inside the store and customers will get to see the finished product this weekend during the store's Customer Appreciation Weekend.
Funeral services for Clayton Brown, 77, of Roscoe, will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, 2011, at First Baptist Church in Roscoe with Rev. Adam Davis and Ervin Lehrman officiating. Interment will follow at Roscoe Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
A visitation will be held from 7-8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
Brown died Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at his home.
A memorial service for Terri Elaine Stewart, 42, of Roscoe, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 9, 2011, at McCoy Chapel of Memories, with Rev. James Taylor officiating.
Stewart died Monday, March 28, 2011, in Sweetwater. She was born March 1, 1969, in Mount Pleasant, Texas. She married Richard Stewart on Sept. 24, 1997, in Roscoe. Terri attended school in Post, Texas. She was a custodian for Highland School District and worked closely with the sophomore class. She was also a bus driver for the school. Terri had lived in Roscoe since 1999.
Kathleen Jo Frazier, 85 of Marshall, passed away March 27, 2011. She was born March 1, 1926, in McCulloch County, Texas to Harvey Shields and Alberta Sikes Shields.
She was a homemaker.
Surviving Kathleen are two daughters, Doris Coleman of Marshall and Laverne Bryant of Sweetwater; son, Wayne Adkison of Rock Springs, Wyoming; sisters, Marvaleen Kildore, Francis Cryer and Joyce Reagan, of Oklahoma; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, G.L. Shields.