November 14th, 2011

Viola Marie Walker

November 14, 2011

Funeral services for Viola Marie Walker, 77, of Blackwell, TX will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011 at Blackwell Methodist Church with Rev. Scott Wesley officiating.
Interment will follow at Blackwell Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Walker died Nov. 14, 2011, in Granbury, TX.

November 12th

Bennia Rackley Carter

November 12, 2011

Bennia Rackley Carter, age 49, of Sweetwater, Texas, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011 at her residence.
Her body will be cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Bennia was born on Jan. 4, 1962, in Lubbock, Texas. She married Brian K. Carter on Feb. 27, 1997, in DeSoto, Texas.

Blotters for Nov. 10, 2011

November 12, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 54 calls for service, issued 16 citations and made one arrest on Nov. 10, 2011.

The SPD received 30, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 600 block of Lamar.
• Criminal mischief — 1200 block of Ragland.

Arrested by SPD:
• Brooke Hollis, 32 — Warrant.

The Sweetwater Fire Department responded to seven ambulance calls and four fire calls on Nov. 9.
• One fire call in the city of Sweetwater.
• Four ambulance calls in the city of Sweetwater.
• Three fire calls in the County.
• Three ambulance calls in the County.

RSB invites public to meet new employees

November 12, 2011

Roscoe State Bank invites the public to meet their two newest employees, Jason Jones and Dawna Fullwood on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011, from 4-7 p.m. at Roscoe State Bank in Sweetwater. Refreshments will be served.

Sweetwater High School to host Community Book Fair

November 12, 2011

Book Club members from Sweetwater High School will host a Book Fair from Scholastic from Monday, Nov. 14 through Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, to help raise funds for library projects. Student volunteers from the newly formed Book Club have helped to plan the fair and will also help run it.

Seven animals available for adoption

November 12, 2011

Sweetwater Animal Control currently has seven animals available for adoption.
One of the adoptable pets is a white female dalmatian mix dog from last week’s batch of adoptable animals. Other adoptable dogs include a brown and white male chihuahua, a black and brown female catahoula and a brown male chihuahua. This time around, three cats are also available for adoption including an orange female tabby, a black and white female long-haired cat and a gray female tabby.

Lady ‘Stangs pull off amazing rally to go 2-0

November 12, 2011

Sweetwater turned a nine-point lead after three periods into a seven-point deficit with under two minutes to play. But then the Lady Mustangs pulled off an incredible comeback to stun San Angelo Lake View, 45-44, before a home crowd Friday to stay unbeaten this season at 2-0.
Lake View took a 44-37 lead with 1:43 left, and still led 44-42 and had the ball with 1.4 seconds to play. But Sweetwater found a way to win it, thanks to a Maidens turnover and Kendra Cros-son’s 3-pointer off an inbounds pass from Suede Shirley at the buzzer.

Blackwel Girls/Boys Basketball Schedule

November 12, 2011

Nov. 11 — Westbrook (VG)
Nov. 15 — Roscoe (VG)
Nov. 18 — at Ira (VG, VB)
Nov. 29 — at Jayton (VG, VB)
Dec. 1-3 — Blackwell tournament (VG, VB)
Dec. 6 — Trent (VG, VB)
Dec. 8-10 — Miles tournament (VG, VB)
Dec. 13 — +at Veribest (VG)
Dec. 16 — Ira (VB)
Dec. 16 — +Bronte (VG)
Dec. 19 — +at Robert Lee (VG, VB)
Jan. 3 — +Paint Rock (VG, VB)
Jan. 6 — +at Garden City (VG, VB)
Jan. 10 — +at Water Valley (VG, VB)
Jan. 13 — +Sterling City (VG, VB)
Jan. 17 — +Veribest (VG, VB)
Jan. 20 — +at Bronte (VG, VB)
Jan. 24 — +Robert Lee (VG, VB)
Jan. 27 — +at Paint Rock (VG, VB)

Highland Girls/Boys Basketball Schedule

November 12, 2011

Nov. 8 — at Sweetwater (JVG, VG)
Nov. 11 — Eula (JVG, VG)
Nov. 15 — Robert Lee (JVG, JVB, VG, VB)
Nov. 18 — at Guthrie (JVB, VG, VB)
Nov. 22 — Spur (JVG, JVB, VG, VB)
Nov. 29 – McCamey at Grady (JVG, VG)
Dec. 1-3 — Bronte tournament (VG, VB)
Dec. 6 — Albany (JVG, JVB, VG, VB)
Dec. 8-10 — Highland tournament (VG, VB)
Dec. 13 — TBA (VB)
Dec. 13 — +at Hermleigh (VG)
Dec. 16 — +Roby (JVG, VG)
Dec. 16 — at Jayton (JVB, VB)
Dec. 19 — +at Ira (JVG, JVB, VG, VB)
Dec. 28-29 — Grady tournament (VG, VB)
Jan. 3 — +Loraine (JVB, VG, VB)
Jan. 6 — +at Trent (JVG, JVB, VG, VB)

Roscoe Girls/Boys Basketball Schedule

November 12, 2011

Nov. 8 — at Winters (JVG, VG)
Nov. 15 — at Blackwell (VG)
Nov. 18 — Cross Plains (VG)
Nov. 19 — Albany tournament (JVG)
Nov. 22 — at Colorado City (JVG, JVB, VG, VB)
Nov. 29 — Hawley (JVG, JVB, VG, VB)
Dec. 1-3 — Blackwell tournament (VG, VB)
Dec. 6 — Baird (JVG, JVB, VG, VB)
Dec. 8-10 — Highland tournament (VG, VB)
Dec. 10 — Grape Creek tournament (JVG)
Dec. 10 — Bronte tournament (JVB)
Dec. 13 — at Albany (JVG, JVB, VG, VB)
Dec. 16 — at Cross Plains (JVG, VG)
Dec. 27-28 — Sterling City tournament (VG, VB)
Jan. 3 — Eula (JVG, JVB, VG, VB)
Jan. 6 — +Munday (JVG, VG)

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