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November 15th, 2014

WTCAC seeks end of year donations

November 15, 2014

'Tis the season to be generous. That's what the staff at the West Texas Children's Advocacy Center (WTCAC) hopes as the year draws to a close.
"We want to remind people that we are a nonprofit," said Madison Black, client case manager at WTCAC. "We accept a lot of different kinds of donations, but right now, we need monetary donations. That's a big part of our funding."

See the full story in our weekend edition.

Recovering at home easier with home-based healthcare

November 15, 2014

On any given day, more than 1.45 million patients across the nation are receiving professional healthcare services from the comfort of their own home. With recovery plan outlined by their physician, Nolan County residents, along with the surrounding counties, appreciate the many benefits home health services provide.
"Coping or recovering from an illness presents all types of challenges for patients," said Sherma Barham, R.N., director of RPMH. "We provide care in the patient's home and in familiar surroundings which in itself can have a positive and therapeutic effect."

Leland L. Bardwell

November 15, 2014

Leland L. Bardwell, 90, of Sweetwater, passed away on Thursday, November 13, 2014 at Lamum-Lusk Sanchez Texas State Veterans Hospital in Big Spring.
Per his wishes, he was cremated at Meyer and Smith Funeral Home in Big Spring.
He was born on January 10, 1924 in Hylton, Texas. He married Jo "Todd" Scott on March 2, 1962 in Sweetwater.
He served in the U.S Navy from June 4, 1942 until August 14, 1961. He worked at the U.S. Post Office in Sweetwater from March 21, 1964 until January 3, 1989. He was a former member of the Elks and VFW.

November 14th

Rubik's cube, green plastic soldiers, and bubbles in Toy Hall of Fame

November 14, 2014

There are three favorites that are still getting a little playtime as new inductees into the National Toy Hall of Fame in Rochester, New York.

Mustangs trample Perryton, 50-13

November 14, 2014

CANYON — Sweetwater’s football team was seriously tested on Thursday for the first time since it defeated Monahans three weeks ago to clinch a playoff berth.
The Mustangs trailed in a game Thursday for the first time since that 63-34 win, as Perryton led 7-0 in the opening minutes.

See the full story in our Friday edition.

Local Sports Calendar

November 14, 2014

FRIDAY, NOV. 14
Football
Highland vs. Crowell (Class 1A, Div. I bi-district playoff), 7:30 p.m., Anson.
Blackwell vs. Rising Star (Class 1A, Div. II bi-district playoff), 7:30 p.m., Trent.
Vernon vs. Fort Stockton (Class 4A, Div. II bi-district playoff), 7:30 p.m., Sweetwater.
Coleman vs. Crane (Class 3A, Div. II bi-district playoff), 7:30 p.m., Roscoe.
SATURDAY, NOV. 15
Basketball
Sweetwater freshman, JV and varsity girls play at San Angelo Lake View: freshmen at 10:30 a.m., JV at noon, varsity at 1:30 p.m.
Highland JV and varsity girls will host Lockney starting at 2 p.m.

Wildcats rally past the Plowboys

November 14, 2014

BIG SPRING — For the first three quarters, Roscoe and Wink went back and forth at each other on the scoreboard — the Plowboys answering ever Wildcat TD with one of their own.
But Roscoe, which led after each period, wound up on the losing end of a 36-28 decision in a Class 2A, D-II bi-district contest.
Roscoe (5-6) held leads of 14-6, 21-14 and 28-22 at the quarter breaks.

See the full story in our Friday edition.

Plowgirls fall to RL in opener

November 14, 2014

The Roscoe girls basketball team led 7-5 after one quarter of its season opener on Tuesday, but Robert Lee dominated the middle two periods to win, 37-28.
Robert Lee managed to build a double-digit lead by outscoring Roscoe 23-9 in the second and third quarters, and the Plowgirls were unable to catch up.
Mia Herrera was the top scorer for Roscoe with nine points while Sunshine Saddler finished with eight.
Samantha Ortega scored five points, and Dani Dean and Selena Perez both finished with three points.

Willard McFaul

November 14, 2014

Willard McFaul's last train departed this earthly station on Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014 at 1:51 p.m. at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene, Texas. Services will be 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014 at First Baptist Church in Roscoe with Reverend Adam Davis and Dr. Rick Willis officiating. Interment will follow at the Roscoe Cemetery. Family visitation will be Friday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. McCoy Funeral Home of Sweetwater is in charge of arrangements. 

Mustangs celebrate their bi-district win

November 14, 2014

Sweetwater players celebrated on the field after their 50-13 bi-district win over Perryton on Thursday. The Mustangs, who improved to 11-0 with the win, will face either Bridgeport or Ferris in the area round. Roscoe lost 36-28 in its playoff with Wink, however. Read about both games in Sports in the Friday edition.

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