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September 10th, 2011

Mary Helen (Nunn) Hendrix

September 10, 2011

Funeral services for Mary Helen (Nunn) Hendrix, 66, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Brian Brownlow officiating. Interment will follow at Garden of Memories under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 12, 2011, at McCoy Funeral Home.
Hendrix died Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.

September 9th

Local sports calendar

September 9, 2011

FRIDAY, SEPT. 9
Football
Sweetwater varsity at Levelland, 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe varsity at Stamford, 7:30 p.m.
Highland varsity hosts Novice, 7:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 10
Cross Country
Sweetwater runners will compete at season-opening Bill Libby/McMurry Invitational in Abilene.
Football
Blackwell varsity hosts Lueders-Avoca (homecoming), 7:30 p.m.
Tennis
Sweetwater JV and varsity host Levelland starting at 10 a.m. (first 2011 match for JV team)
Volleyball
Sweetwater JV will host Loraine varsity, 10 a.m.
Sweetwater varsity hosts Lubbock Cooper, 11 a.m.

Area teams hope to get first victory

September 9, 2011

Blackwell and Highland will have homefield advantage, while Roscoe is on the road as the three area teams try again for their first win of the 2011 football season.
Sweetwater (1-1), meanwhile, hopes to get back in the win column at Levelland today after losing to Monahans at the Sammy Baugh Classic this past weekend.

Blackwell announces homecoming nominees

September 9, 2011

Shown are Blackwell Homecoming nominees, juniors Cody Shamblin and Leonor Castelo with mascots Matthew Shipman and Marlene Sanchez. Blackwell High School will celebrate its homecoming festivities on Saturday, Sept. 10. 
Events include a tea for the exes, a parade, pep rally and barbecue meal. The Hornets will be playing against Lueders-Avoca with a kickoff time of 7:30 p.m. Homecoming King and Queen will be named during half time activities at the game. 

Lamar Street Baptist to host revival

September 9, 2011

Lamar Street Baptist Church will be holding a revival starting on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011 through Wednesday, Sept. 14.
Evangelist Tom McCollister will speak at each service, and special guest Jerry Lewis will lead worship and provide special music.
The revival will begin on Sunday morning, Sept. 11 during the regular morning worship service, starting at 10:40 a.m. The evening services will be held each night, Sunday through Wednesday, at 7 p.m.

Blotters for September 7, 2011

September 9, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 65 calls for service, issued three citations and made one arrest on Sept. 7, 2011.

The SPD received 31, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Criminal mischief — 200 block of Bowie.
• Unattended death — 1400 block of Edgewood.

Arrested by SPD
• Jose Sanchez-Castillio, 40 — Driving while license invalid.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had eight calls for service, served one civil paper and made one arrest on Sept. 7, 2011.

Arrested by NCSO:

Major Bennet B. Monde

September 9, 2011

Funeral services for Major Bennet B. Monde, 82, of Sweetwater, are pending with McCoy Funeral Home.
Major Monde died Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.

Catherine Louise Martin

September 9, 2011

Funeral services for Catherine Louise Martin, 76, of Belton and formerly of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Bruce Parsons officiating. Interment will follow at Roscoe Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Martin died Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, in Belton.

September 8th

Class Reunion Information

September 8, 2011

SHS Class of 1963
The Sweetwater Newman High School Class of 1963 will meet at 10 a.m. at the Holiday Inn Express for a brunch to plan for the upcoming 50 year reunion. All classmates and friends are invited to attend.

SHS Class of 1961

Donations being taken for Bastrop fire

September 8, 2011

Sweetwater Police Chief Jim Kelly will travel to Bastrop on Friday to drop off donations from our area to the fire fighters battling wildfires. If you would like to drop off items such as gatorade, lip balm, baby wipes, sun screen, or money you can do so at the Sweetwater Police Department. Checks should be made out to the Salvation Army. Chief Kelly will leave Friday afternoon, and is asking donations to be dropped off before lunch on Friday.

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