July 11th, 2015

Many enjoy Roscoe street dance

July 11, 2015

On July 4, Old Town Park and Cypress Street in Roscoe were full of people with their coolers and lawn chairs, who enjoyed the music of Nine Mile Mountain and Cody Canada and the Departed, followed by a fireworks show. Shown above are Cody Canada and the Departed performing at the event. Shown below is the crowd at the street dance.

Roscoe team is state-bound

July 11, 2015

This Roscoe team will play in a 15-and-under Texas Teenage Junior League State Baseball Tournament in Colorado City to be held July 20-24. Standing from left are coach Ramon Granado, Francisco Garcia, Jr Guia, Veronica Cuellar, Diego Garza, coach Ralph Cuellar; kneeling, Cameron Lujan, Joel Guia, Andrew Deleon, Xavier Frith, Nathan Garcia and Blake Andrus. Not pictured are Daiman Atkins and Mason Hernandez. There will be 14 teams participating in the event at Colorado City’s Mitchell County Sports Complex.

Three former prep N-County athletes in TSMCA all-star games at W-Falls

July 11, 2015

Three recently-graduated high school athletes from Nolan County will be participating in all-star games held by the Texas Six-Man Coaches Association on July 18 at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls.
Highland’s Madison Moseley is on the West team for the girls basketball game that is scheduled to begin at noon at Midwestern State’s D.L. Coliseum.

SW eliminated at state 7-on-7 event

July 11, 2015

Sweetwater’s state title bid ended on Friday at the Texas 7-on-7 Championships with a 39-33 first-round loss to Brock in the championship bracket at College Station.
Sweetwater went 3-0 in pool play Thursday to reach the championship round as it defeated Lorena, Krum and Goliad, all by 20-22 point margins, but lost by a 39-33 score in the first bracket round for the second straight year. Sweetwater lost to Tyler Chapel Hill by that score in 2014.

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July 10th

Sweetwater sweeps its pool, advances to 7-on-7 championship bracket at Col. Station

July 10, 2015

Sweetwater won all three of its pool games Thursday at the state 7-on-7 tournament in College Station, advancing the team into the championship bracket for the second straight year.
Sweetwater — whose team is coached by Kyle Lawrence — was to play its first Division II bracket game at 9 a.m. today against Brock, with the winner to take on either Albany or Gatesville at 10:15 a.m.

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Local music students recognized at recital

July 10, 2015

Piano and guitar students of Noreen Carson finalized their year with the annual Spring Awards Recital on May 31 in the First Baptist Church sanctuary. The recital was followed by an awards presentation highlighting students’ accomplishments throughout the 2014-2015 school years. Six guitar students and 34 piano students were acknowledged and awarded participation certificates for their dedication to developing their musical knowledge and skills.

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Budget in a good place for SEED

July 10, 2015

With Executive Director Ken Becker leading, the Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development (SEED) board meeting was kept short and to the point.

Chamber welcomes Hunter Ranch & Realty

July 10, 2015

Hunter Ranch & Realty celebrated their opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce on Thursday. Broker Toni Gill thanked those in attendance and shed a few tears as she cut the ribbon to the new addition to Sweetwater.

July 9th

USG donates to local Feed Our Kids program

July 9, 2015

United States Gypsum Company Sweetwater Plant Manager, Jeff Grimland (left) and Quality Manager, Doug Richards, present a check to Bro. Matt McGowen and Dr. Karen Vaughn for the local Feed Our Kids program. Feed Our Kids is a service ministry provided by Trinity Baptist Church along with volunteers and donations from all over the Sweetwater area. Donations may be made to Feed Our Kids, Trinity Baptist Church, 1503 Crescent Drive, Sweetwater; or you can volunteer your time by signing up to help at Trinity’s Facebook page:

Food handler’s class to be offered at courthouse

July 9, 2015

A food handler's class will be offered by Labeth Carter, agent from the Nolan County Extension Office and Linda Kite from the Health Department on Tuesday, July 28 from 2-4 p.m. at the Nolan County Courthouse in the third floor conference room for anyone interested in food safety, especially for all restaurant employees or people that run any temporary food booths. The cost is $20. Please register at extension office or call Labeth Carter at 325-236-6912.

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