Archive - 2012

December 24th

Franklin D. Hyde

December 24, 2012

Just a few words are needed to describe 1st Sgt Franklin D. Hyde (USAR, ret); using the words of Col. P. Mallory, Brig. Commander: “proficient, calm in crisis, a trusted counselor, stern disciplinarian yet extremely fair to his soldiers. He could always be counted on to state his views even though they may not be popular.” 

Don L. Graham

December 24, 2012

Funeral services for Don L. Graham, 55, of Roscoe, will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 27, at First United Methodist Church in Sweetwater with Rev. Brian Brownlow officiating. Interment will follow at Loraine Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home. Full honors will be held by the Texas Department of Public Safety Honor Guard at the graveside.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 26, at McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
Graham died Saturday, Dec. 22, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.

Bernie R. Free

December 24, 2012

Bernie R. Free
Bernie R. Free, 82, of Westminster, CO passed away on Dec. 13, 2012.
He is survived by his wife, Sue Free, of Westminster, CO; and his daughter, Rhonda Free, of Boulder, CO.
His son, Randy, preceded him in death in 1995. 
A private memorial service will be held.

Harold Carl Althof

December 24, 2012

Funeral services for Harold Carl Althof, 70, of San Antonio and formerly of Roscoe, will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 27, at First Baptist Church in Roscoe with Rev. Les Hollon officiating. Interment will follow at Roscoe Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 26, at McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
Althof died Saturday, Dec. 22, in San Antonio.
He was born Oct. 19, 1942, in Sweetwater. He married Rita Flowers on June 1, 1963, in Ralls, TX and Patricia Nations on Nov. 22, 2008, in San Antonio.

Blotters for Dec. 21-23

December 24, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 114 calls for service, issued 15 citations and made eight arrests from Dec. 21-23, 2012.

The SPD received 59, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 1800 block of Lamar.

Calls for service:
• Unauthorized use of a vehicle — 1700 block of Hailey.
• Credit/debit card abuse — 500 block of E. Broadway.
• Information only — 200 block of E. Louisiana.
• Counterfeiting — 200 block of NE Georgia.

Arrested by SPD:
• Della Ybarra, 54 — Driving while license invalid.
• Brittany Edwards, 23 — Theft.
• Carlos Galindo, 22 — Public intoxication.

December 23rd

TSMCA all-region — Blackwell, Highland players honored

December 24, 2012

A total of nine Nolan County football athletes have been given all-region honors from the Texas Six-Man Coaches Association.
Blackwell’s Jayden Jones was named to the all-region Division II, Region II first team as both a running back and a linebacker. Blackwell’s Mason Magness and Ted Chambliss made the second team at cornerback and safety, respectively while Cody Shamblin, Mark Monroe and Franck Cano received all-region honorable mention.

Two area teams win

December 24, 2012

The Highland girls improved to 15-3 this season by with a 68-26 victory over Throckmorton on Thursday, while the Blackwell boys (3-10) got their first District 14-A, Division II win Friday with a 54-24 victory over Sterling City.
Sierra Allen had 15 points, Madison Moseley 14, Han-nah Allen 11 and Beth Richburg 10 for Highland while Lora Stewart scored eight, Kaylee Martin six and Schyler Kimbrell four for Highland’s girls, who came up with 31 of their points in the second quarter.

This week’s basketball games

December 24, 2012

THURSDAY, DEC. 27
HOLIDAY
TOURNAMENTS
Sweetwater varsity boys play at Anson tournament through Saturday, Dec. 29.
Sweetwater varsity girls play at Slaton tournament through Saturday, Dec. 29.
Roscoe varsity teams play at Eula tournament through Saturday, Dec. 29.
FRIDAY, DEC. 28
Highland varsity teams at Spur starting at 2 p.m.
Blackwell varsity boys host Irion County, 2 p.m.

SW sub-varsity hoop scores

December 24, 2012

High School
JV-FRESHMAN BOYS
VS. COLORADO CITY
Colorado City 34,
JV-freshmen boys 26
Sweetwater individual scoring: Denzell Moore 8, J’Corey Amos 5, Michael Lawrence 5, Johnathan Browning 2, Hardy Escobar 2, Michael Hazard 2, Alontae Heath 2.
JV GIRLS
VS. COLORADO CITY
Sweetwater 52,
Colorado City 26
Sweetwater individual scoring: Cierra Knox 12, Lexi Castillo 7, Maddie Jones 7, Shaneese Brown 6, Bianca Castillo 6, Abby McPherson 6, Morgan Whitley 4, Jaya Atkins 2, Nisha Williams 2. Sweetwater record: 14-0.
FRESHMAN GIRLS
AT MIDLAND CHRISTIAN
Midland Christian 27,

Area sub-varsity hoop scores

December 24, 2012

HIGH SCHOOL
Roscoe JV boys 35, TLCA 33
Roscoe individual scoring: Rafael Aguayo 17, Kevin Lavalais 11, Luis Villa 6, Vincent Pantoja 1.
Forsan 46, Roscoe JV boys 26
Roscoe individual scoring: Rafael Aguayo 11, Roman Acuna 6, Luis Villa 5, Chase Cathey 2, Kevin Lavalais 2.
Guthrie 22,
Highland JV boys 18
Highland individual scoring: Emrick Wilson 9, Zack Cornett 6, Kevin Pantoja 2, Eli Shelton 1.
JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
Roscoe girls 10, Hermleigh 7
Roscoe individual scoring: J. Guzman 3, Alex Guia 2, Murissa Horton 2.
Roscoe 7th grade boys 18, Highland 7th grade boys 9

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