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June 27th, 2014

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.

Richard Glen McIntire, Sr.

June 27, 2014

Funeral services for Richard Glen McIntire, Sr., 62, of Sweetwater will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 30, 2014 at Broadway Baptist Church. Rev. Chris Stephens will officiate and interment will follow at Roscoe Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
McIntire died Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at his home.
He was born Nov. 7, 1951, in Loraine,. Richard lived in Nolan County all his life and loved to farm cotton. He was a IBEW Journeyman Electrician and spent 30 years in the electrical field. Richard was a Baptist.

Joe Bentle

June 27, 2014

Joe Bentle, 50, of Sweetwater passed away from a massive heart attack on Thursday, June 26, 2014, in Sweetwater. He was born Oct. 18, 1963 in Loraine and was a life-long resident of Sweetwater. He worked many years as a technician at Ludlum Measurements. Joe had a big heart and loved sharing the word of God and helping anyone in need. He was a member of First United Methodist Church and the Sweet Water Emmaus Community.

Benjamin Campbell McRae

June 27, 2014

Sweetwater Rattlesnake Roundup Founder
July 18, 1928—June 21, 2014
Benjamin Campbell McRae, T/Sgt Retired USAF, 85, was promoted to his Heavenly Rest on June 21, 2014 surrounded by friends at home in Brookdale-Sterling Assisted Living, Lewisville, Texas. Since infancy, his membership was in the Presbyterian Church. Arrangements are under the direction of Mulkey-Mason Funeral Home in Lewisville, Texas.

Aglow International to host spaghetti dinner

June 27, 2014

Aglow International Sweetwater Community Lighthouse
Aglow International Sweetwater Community Lighthouse will be hosting a spaghetti dinner with entertainment for $7 on Thursday, July 10, at 6:30 p.m. at the Lighthouse Assembly Fellowship Hall, located at 412 Newman Street. Place your order by calling Minnie at 338-8924; Linda at 338-7844; or Stefanie at 514-9526.

Broadway Baptist Church 

Local man remembered as loving father, grandfather, caring friend

June 27, 2014

Sweetwater resident 50-year-old Michael Berry will be remembered as a loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend as many are mourning his death after an hours-long standoff took place in Sweetwater on Thursday.
Sweetwater Police Chief Brian Frieda confirmed that 50-year-old Michael Berry was shot and killed by officers after Berry fired shots at them.

One transported in wreck

June 27, 2014

One person was transported to Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital with non life threatening injuries after a wreck on East Broadway this morning just before 8 a.m.
According to emergency authorities, the vehicle shown was traveling east on Broadway when it hit a truck that was towing a trailer.

Some advice from the coach

June 27, 2014

Tayton Thompson of Sweetwater's 9-10 year-old all-star team gets some advice from coach Ron Atkins before going to bat in Thursday's District 5 Little League tournament game at Tuscola.
Four Sweetwater all-star teams are playing in tournaments at various Abilene-area locations. See Sports, online or in Page A10 of Friday's edition.

Joe Marvin Bentle

June 27, 2014

Funeral services for Joe Marvin Bentle, 50, of Sweetwater, are pending with McCoy Funeral Home.
Bentle died Thursday, June 26, 2014, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.

Richard Glen McIntire, Sr.

June 27, 2014

Funeral services for Richard Glen McIntire, Sr., 62, of Sweetwater, will take place at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 30, 2014, at Broadway Baptist Church with Rev. Chris Stephens officiating. Interment will follow at Roscoe Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
McIntire died Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at his home.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.

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