Archive - 2011

December 19th

Jaycees, Roosters donate to Goodfellows

December 19, 2011

Shown from left to right are Jan Bartlett, representing the Sweetwater Jaycees; Julie Hurn, representing the Sweetwater Jaycees; Aubrey Turnbow, representing the Sweetwater Goodfellows; and Marlyn Gage, representing the Sweetwater Jaycee Roosters. The Sweetwater Jaycees donated $1,500 to the Sweetwater Goodfellows and the Sweetwater Jaycees Roosters donated $250 to the Sweetwater Goodfellows.

J.L. Campbell

December 19, 2011

Funeral services for J.L. Campbell, 81, of Roscoe, will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, at Champion Baptist Church with Rev. Bruce Parsons officiating. Interment will follow at Champion Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 19, 2011, at McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
Campbell died Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011, at Nolan Nursing and Rehab Center in Sweetwater.

Marta Moreno Espinoza

December 19, 2011

Funeral services for Marta Moreno Espinoza, 85, of Roscoe, will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Frankie Santiago officiating. Interment will follow at Roscoe Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 19, 2011, at McCoy Chapel of Memories.
Espinoza died Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011, at her residence.

Elias (Lee) Martinez

December 19, 2011

Elias (Lee) Martinez, age 76, of Sweetwater, Texas, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Ron Chamberlain officiating. Burial will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.

This week’s basketball

December 19, 2011

MONDAY, DEC. 19
Highland varsity teams at Ira starting at 2 p.m. (dis-trict opener for boys)
Blackwell varsity teams at Robert Lee starting at 6:30 p.m. (district opener for boys)
TUESDAY, DEC. 20
Sweetwater girls host Colorado City — JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater boys at Colorado City — JV at 5 p.m., var-sity at 6:30 p.m.

December 17th

Jaycees to host Santa call in

December 17, 2011

The Sweetwater Jaycees have hooked up with Santa Claus again this year and will host a Santa call in on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, from 6-8 p.m. Numbers to call will be 325-236-5814 and 325-236-5812.

Balancing diabetes and the holidays

December 17, 2011

People with diabetes can sometimes have a difficult time managing their condition with temptations of festive occasions. With proper planning and helpful tips, those facing the struggle can be better equipped to keep their body and physicians happy.
Affecting one in 10 adults in the United States, diabetes mellitus is a disease that causes high blood sugars in the body, affecting many aspects of your health. If not managed properly, diabetes can be debilitating or even lead to death.

Food drive rolls into latter stages

December 17, 2011

Donations to the 30th annual Spirit of Christmas Food Drive have been phenomenal and tens of thousands of families in the Ark-La-Tex will receive food this year from the effort.
The food drive is sponsored by Brookshire Grocery Company stores, along with many service organizations, food pantries, school groups and other businesses and volunteers.

Mustangs fall to Bangs; girls lose, too

December 17, 2011

One played at home while the other played on the road, and their opponents weren’t the same either.
But Sweetwater High School’s basketball teams did share a few things in common on Friday. Both played schools from the same Class 2A district (3-2A) whose names start with a ‘B’ — and both lost.
Sweetwater’s boys (5-10) played host to Bangs and fell by a score of 58-46. The girls (9-9), meanwhile, went to Ballinger and were beaten 55-37, ending their three-game winning streak.

SW teams get Ws

December 17, 2011

Sweetwater swept Bangs in sub-varsity boys basket-ball action here Friday.
The freshmen boys won 48-45, and the JV boys de-feated Bangs’ JV 53-45.
Duanta Williams had 13, Rhett Torres 11, J.P. Poe 10, Isaiah McGee eight, Martes Harris four and Bray Amos four for the freshmen boys (7-3). Deandre Gatson had 15, Trey Taylor 14, Marquees Jenkins 12, Quentin Wetsel six, Brandon Howell four and Mike McCoy two for the JV boys (11-4).

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