Archive - Oct 2011

Many enjoy Fall Festival at FBC

October 31, 2011

Many families attended the Fall Festival held at First Baptist Church on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011. Shown (right) is church member Judy Clayton helping a little princess retrieve a prize from the fishing booth.

Martial artists fight childhood obesity

October 31, 2011

Over the past two decades childhood and adolescent obesity has risen at an alarming rate.
Here are just some of the statistics:

Pumpkins judged at J.P. Cowen

October 31, 2011

Kathy Smartt and Tracey Smola are shown judging pumpkins at J.P. Cowen Early Childhood Center. Each class decorated pumpkins to be judged. There were bats, hamburgers, cats and much more on display.

Statewide gas price average decreases

October 31, 2011

The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in Texas is $3.29, five cents less than the average last week, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. 
The national average is $3.44, three cents less than last week.  The statewide average price is 15 cents less than the national average. The most expensive gasoline average in the state is in Amarillo at $3.36. Corpus Christi is reporting the least expensive average in the state at $3.14 for a gallon of regular unleaded. Sweetwater is currently reporting $3.39 for a gallon of regular unleaded.

Pumpkins on display at Pioneer Museum

October 31, 2011

Students at Sweetwater Intermediate School decorated pumpkins and displayed them on the porch of the Pioneer Museum.

Rev. Milton G. Bradley

October 31, 2011

Milton George Bradley was born on July 29, 1927, in Temple, Texas to parents Lewis and Alberta Bradley. The second of three sons, Milton’s nickname was G Boy.
Milton Bradley attended high school in Temple, Texas. Growing up in the depression, young G Boy would sometimes have to chase jack rabbits for food and the skill helped to make him an extremely fast runner. As a track and football star in high school, he had an opportunity to race against the late, great Jessie Owens and almost beat him. Jessie Owens gave G Boy his own nickname of “Speedy”.

Wanda Sharrock Ingram

October 31, 2011

Family and friends of Wanda Sharrock Ingram celebrated her life of 77 years on Oct. 27, 2011 at First Baptist Church in Lubbock. She died on Monday, Oct. 24, 2011.
Wanda Nell was born Sept. 11, 1934, in Sweetwater, Texas to Orin Ted and Eavvie Sharrock. She graduated from Crane High School and later earned a Bachelor’s degree from Mary Hardin Baylor College in Belton, Texas. Wanda retired from Texas Utilities in 2000, after serving as a training supervisor for 20 years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lubbock.

October 29th

Turnovers doom Sweetwater as B’wood’s win ends playoff hopes

October 29, 2011

With less than four min-utes to play in the first half, things were looking good for Sweetwater in Friday’s battle with Brownwood for a district playoff berth at Mustang Bowl.
While the game was tied at 7-7, Sweetwater had the ball and, after forcing a Brownwood punt moments earlier, had the momentum as well. But then things started to go sour for the Mustangs as Brownwood made its decisive run.

Sub-varsity football results

October 29, 2011

at Brownwood
Brownwood 28, JV White 8
Brownwood scored in the first, second and fourth quarters in beat-ing Sweetwater White, which scored on an 11-yard touchdown pass from Kaegan Jeffrey to Martese Harris in the third quarter plus a two-point Jeffrey conversion pass to Duanta Williams. “The kids played tough and gave 100 percent all four quarters,” said coach Jarrett Vickers.
at Brownwood
Brownwood 22, JV Red 8
Brownwood and Sweetwater Red were locked in an 8-8 tie at halftime until the host team pulled away over the final two quarters.

Hornets lose on failed PAT

October 29, 2011

ASPERMONT — This is one Highland won’t forget for awhile.
The Hornets, a big under-dog to Aspermont, stayed with their hosts from start to finish in a thrilling six-man football game Friday.

The Sweetwater baseball team will play Monahans at 7 p.m. Friday in Big Spring to decide playoff...
SNYDER — After getting the go-ahead hit in his team’s 4-2 win over Snyder on Tuesday that finally...
  A number of athletes from Roscoe, Blackwell and Highland have qualified to compete in...

 

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