November 26th, 2014

RPMH picks up awards for leadership, quality of care

November 26, 2014

Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital has earned its share of accolades during its time as Nolan County's premier health care facility. Recently, the hospital received two more awards from prestigious organizations recognizing the staff's medical prowess.

Read more in Wednesday's edition.

Black Friday starting early

November 26, 2014

When Black Friday started in the 1960s, as a means to ring in the Christmas shopping season, retailers hoped to move their finances from the “red” to the “black.” But almost 55 years later, businesses are almost foregoing the original plans and beginning their sales before the Thanksgiving turkey is even out of the oven.

Learn more in Wednesday's edition.

TNB donates to Goodfellows

November 26, 2014

Texas National Bank recently made a donation to Sweetwater Goodfellows. Shown is Aubrey Turnbow (center) receiving the donation from Brenda Stirl and Mike Fernandez.

Alene Jennings Clayton

November 26, 2014

Alene Jennings Clayton, 56, of Palm Springs, Calif., died on Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014.
She was born on Oct. 14, 1958 in Loraine, Texas in Mitchell County to Booker T. and Dorothy Jennings.

Cooper girls beat SW

November 26, 2014

The Sweetwater girls fell to 0-4 after losing, 50-36, to Abilene Cooper in basket-ball action here Tuesday.
The Sweetwater boys went to Andrews and lost, 67-52, in their opener Tuesday.

Learn more in Wednesday's edition in Sports.

Tuesday’s area hoop results

November 26, 2014

Haskell boys 44, Highland boys 33
Roscoe girls 40, Westbrook girls 27

Find individual stats in Wednesday's edition in Sports.

Local weather for Wednesday

November 26, 2014

Today will be sunny with a high near 60. Winds will be from the west around 10 mph, shifting to the north-northeast in the afternoon.
Expect clear skies tonight, with a low around 35 and northeast winds around 5 mph. Winds will become south-southeastern after midnight.
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November 25th

Honk rally set to send off high school football team to third round of playoffs

November 25, 2014

Sweetwater High School Football secured a third round playoff seat against Vernon High School on Friday, Nov. 28, at 2 p.m. in Mineral Wells. The school announced today that it will sponsor a send off event for the football team and band where community members can line up in their cars along the route out of town and "honk" to show good will as the students leave for Mineral Wells.

Read more in Tuesday's edition.

Goodfellows activities draw near

November 25, 2014

Kendall Daniel is pictured sharing her Letter to Santa (shown). Kendall is the nine year old daughter of LaDawn & Tony Daniel of Sweetwater.
Recently she had the opportunity to share her letter with Santa himself. Santa was extremely touched by her very selfless P.S. to make sure he took care of those kids that don't have any toys.
Kendall and her family plan to volunteer and help Goodfellows make this Christmas a little brighter for those kids that don't have any toys.

Read more in Tuesday's edition.

Rayford Maurice Fields

November 25, 2014

After a brief illness, Rayford Maurice Fields, 69, went Home to be with his Lord and Savior.
Services will be 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 at Avondale Baptist Church with Reverend Kenneth Wilson and Reverend Kevin Shipp officiating. A graveside service will also be Wednesday at 3 p.m. in the DeLeon Cemetery officiated by Daniel Burleson directed by McCoy Funeral Home. There will be a family visitation Tuesday evening from 7-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

The Sweetwater girls fell to 0-4 after losing, 50-36, to Abilene Cooper in basket-ball action here...
Haskell boys 44, Highland boys 33 Roscoe girls 40, Westbrook girls 27 Find individual stats in...
Six of Nolan County’s area high school basketball teams are scheduled to play today before taking a...


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