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October 26th, 2014

Questions and answers about Ebola

October 26, 2014

What is Ebola and where did it come from?
Ebola, previously known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, is a rare and deadly disease caused by infection with one of the Ebola virus strains. Ebola can cause disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys, gorillas, and chimpanzees).

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Joseph Benjamin “Mutt” Monroe

October 26, 2014

Funeral services for Joseph Benjamin “Mutt” Monroe, 85, of Nolan, will take place at 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Wayne Sistrunk and Rev. Billy Oliver officiating. Interment will follow at Slater's Chapel Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, at McCoy Funeral Home.
Monroe died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at Bronte Nursing Home in Bronte.

Paul Charles Ellison

October 26, 2014

Paul Charles Ellison, 66, passed away on Oct. 10, 2014, at his home in Sweetwater. He was born on Oct. 19, 1947, in Powell, WY the first of three sons of Mary Patricia (Jamieson) Ellison and James Ellison. Paul graduated from Kimball High School, NE, in 1967, where he was a member of the swimming and wrestling teams. He went on to graduate from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1971 with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.

October 24th

Local churches to participate in First Annual City Wide Fall Festival

October 24, 2014

The following churches are featured in this week's Religion page: Avondale Baptist Church, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, Lamar Street Baptist Church, Trinity Baptist Church, and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (The Mormons).

Read more in Friday's edition.

Medicare Part D enrollment set for Oct. 31

October 24, 2014

It's that time of year for senior citizens enrolled in Medicare to review their plans. Each year, insurance markets fluctuate and the Medicare Part D, which is additional coverage for prescription medication is subject to change.

Read more in Friday's edition.

Breast cancer survivors luncheon hosted by RPMH

October 24, 2014

The annual Breast Cancer Survivors' Luncheon was held Wednesday at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital, with an owl-centered theme of giving a "hoot" for breast cancer and finding a cure.

Read more in Friday's edition.

Benefit party at Lumberyard on Saturday

October 24, 2014

A "Party with a Purpose" fundraiser for Keith and Jeanne Nayfa Brewer will be held on Saturday, Oct. 25, at 6 p.m. at The Lumberyard in Roscoe to help with expenses involved with Keith's long battle with cancer.

Read more in Friday's edition.

J.B. Monroe

October 24, 2014

Funeral services for J.B. Monroe, 85, of Nolan, are pending with McCoy Funeral Home.
Monroe died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at Bronte Nursing Home in Bronte.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.

Local Sports Calendar

October 24, 2014

FRIDAY, OCT. 24
Football
Sweetwater varsity will host Monahans, 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe varsity will host Roby, 7:30 p.m.
Highland varsity will play at Hermleigh (district ope-ner), 7:30 p.m.
Blackwell varsity will host Moran (district opener), 7:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, OCT. 25
Volleyball
Sweetwater freshman, JV and varsity teams will play at Lubbock Estacado: freshmen and JV at 11 a.m., varsity at noon.

District action now in full swing

October 24, 2014

The district portion of the high school football season is already into its third week for Sweetwater and Roscoe and both have key games tonight against Monahans and Roby, respectively. But tonight will see Highland and Blackwell finally play-ing their first district games as well.

Read more in Friday's edition in Sports.

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