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October 22nd, 2014

Benefit dance planned for Friday

October 22, 2014

There will be a Benefit Dance at The Lumberyard in Roscoe on Friday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. All proceeds will go towards cancer treatment, prescriptions and pain management for Krysti (Weems) Medellin. All ages are welcome and encouraged to come and have a good time while donating to a good cause.

Read more in Wednesday's edition.

Game Warden to host hunter education class this Saturday

October 22, 2014

Nolan County Game Warden Jake Simmering will host a hunter education class from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, at TJB Outdoors, located at 1500 Lamar Street in Sweetwater. RSVP to 325-669-0396.

Robert Lee Duckworth

October 22, 2014

Robert Lee Duckworth, age 81, of Sweetwater, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 at Sweetwater Healthcare Center.
His body will be cremated. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 at Sweetwater Cemetery with Rev. Matt McGowen officiating. Burial will follow. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.

John D. Regino

October 22, 2014

Our cowboy rides away. The Lord called John D. Regino home into his kingdom on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.
A Rosary will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel recited by Juanita Luera.
Holy Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 at Holy Spirit Parish (Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church) with Rev. Charles Okonkwo officiating. Burial will follow at Blackwell Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.

Dorothy L. Young

October 22, 2014

Funeral services for Dorothy L. Young, 71, of Sweetwater, will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at Lamar Street Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Roscoe Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 7-8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at McCoy Funeral Home.
Young died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at her home.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.

SW wins playoff berth

October 22, 2014

A 3-0 win over Lamesa on Tuesday sends Sweetwater into the Class 4A volleyball playoffs. The 25-17, 25-16, 25-8 win at Mustang Gym also kept Sweetwater (5-3 in district, 20-12 season) a game ahead of fourth-place Snyder (4-4) with two matches left.

Read more in Wednesday's edition in Sports.

Local weather for Wednesday

October 22, 2014

Today, we'll have a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 75. Winds will be from the south-southeast around 10 mph.
Those rain chances will increase to 30 percent tonight before 1 a.m., with mostly cloudy conditions and a low around 59. Winds will come from the southeast at 5 to 10 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

October 21st

Weekly Sports Calendar

October 21, 2014

TUESDAY, OCT. 21
Cross Country
Roscoe runners will go to Hamlin for district meet.
Volleyball
Sweetwater freshman, JV and varsity teams will host Lamesa: freshmen and JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6 p.m.
THURSDAY, OCT. 23
Cross Country
Sweetwater’s varsity run-ners will go to district meet at Lubbock (Mae Simmons Park).
Football
Sweetwater freshmen will play at Monahans, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV will play at Monahans, 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th grade ‘A’ and 8th grade ‘B’ teams will host Monahans, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th grade ‘B’ and 8th grade ‘A’ teams will host Monahans, 5:30 p.m.

Light Crust Doughboys perform at local schools

October 21, 2014

Sweetwater students had the opportunity to hear the iconic and legendary Light Crust Doughboys perform prior to their performance next month at the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium as part of the APPLAUSE Music Series. Shown are Sweetwater Intermediate School students enjoying the performance of the Light Crust Doughboys.

Learn more in Tuesday's edition.

Round-Up for Rehab slated for next week

October 21, 2014

Cowboy poet/musician Red Steagall is the Honorary Chairman for Round-Up for Rehab. He will be in Sweetwater for this year’s Shrimp Peel and Auction on Tuesday, Oct. 28, at the Sweetwater Country Club. The public is invited to attend and meet Red personally at the event that raises much needed dollars for the West Texas Rehabilitation Center.

Learn more in Tuesday's edition.

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