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October 2nd, 2014

VIDEO: Big 12 Football Preview - Week 6

October 2, 2014

Campus Insiders' Kristen Keith and Big 12 Insider Wendell Barnhouse preview week 6 of football in the Big 12.

Thursday's local events

October 2, 2014

Today, October 2, Story Hour at the County-City Library for parents and their children will be at 10:45 a.m.
Library Staff will lead the parents and children in stories and songs. Call 235-4978 for more information or go to www.sweetwaterlibrary.org.
At 11:30 a.m., the Rolling Plains Unit of Retired School Personnel would like to invite all school retirees to join them at the Country Club for lunch.
There will also be a program and a short business meeting. For more information, call Frances Pilsner at 766-3425.

Sweetwater's daily forecast

October 2, 2014

Today will be sunny with a high near 85. Winds will be from the south-southwest around 15 mph, shifting to the northwest in the afternoon.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, with a low around 56 and north-northwest winds at 5 to 15 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

October 1st

TSTC awarded 2015 Military Friendly Schools® designation

October 1, 2014

Texas State Technical College announced that it has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly® School. Military Friendly® provides service members transparent, data-driven ratings about post-military education and career opportunities.

Read the full story in Wednesday's print edition.

2014 Coats For Kids drive begins

October 1, 2014

Once the temperatures start to fall, the best way to stay warm is by bundling up. And once again, Bahlman Cleaners is holding its annual coat drive, Coats for Kids, to ensure that everyone can ward off the winter weather.

Read the full story in Wednesday's print ediiton

APPLAUSE music series ‘Broadway Lights’ takes place this Saturday

October 1, 2014

On Saturday, Oct. 4, "Broadway Lights" will take place at the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium, located at 400 Locust Street, as part of its APPLAUSE Music Series.
Local participants include the Sweetwater Municipal Band directed by Billy Weems, along with local accompanist Martha Taylor. However, the production will feature special guests Annika Johannson, Brandon Wilhelm and Dr. Rick Piersall.

Learn more in Wednesday's print edition.

Donations sought for skate park

October 1, 2014

During a recent road trip, Gonzalo 'Speedy' San Miguel saw a skate park in the city of Post. It prompted him to wonder why the kids around Sweetwater who skate, skateboard, rollerblade and ride BMX bikes don't have a park to call their own.
Thanks to the efforts of San Miguel and local businesses, the park could become a reality by May of next year.

Read the full story in Wednesday's print edition.

William Louis “Will” Lenoir

October 1, 2014

Memorial services for William Louis "Will" Lenoir, 65, of Godley and formerly of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at the Blackwell Fire Department facilities with Rev. Daniel Dotson, Larry Douglas and Randall Trull officiating.
Military Graveside Honors will be held at the Dallas Ft. Worth National Veterans Cemetery on Friday, October 10, 2014 at 11 a.m. with full Military Honors performed by the U.S. Army Honor Guard under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home. He was cremated.
He died on Saturday, September 27, 2014 at Dallas Veterans Hospital.

Gloria Jesusita Gomez

October 1, 2014

Gloria Jesusita Gomez was born on Oct. 29, 1943 in Sweetwater, Texas to Francisco Q. Gomez and Dolores Torres. She was the eldest of 11 siblings — four sisters and seven brothers. She attended Sweetwater High School. She enjoyed playing with and being with her siblings and cousins. She’s always enjoyed family gatherings.

Local Sports Calendar

October 1, 2014

WEDNESDAY,OCT. 1
Cross Country
Sweetwater varsity and middle school runners compete at Clyde meet.
Roscoe runners compete at Anson meet.
Highland runners compete at Jim Ned meet.
THURSDAY, OCT. 2
Football
Sweetwater 7th grade Red and 8th grade White teams host Anson at 4 and 5:30 p.m., respectively.
Sweetwater freshmen and JV teams have open date.
Roscoe sub-varsity teams have open date.
Highland junior high will host Sterling City, 5:30 p.m.
Highland JV will host Sterling City, 7 p.m.
Blackwell junior high will host Veribest, 5:30 p.m.
FRIDAY, OCT. 3
Football

TUESDAY, OCT. 21 Cross Country Roscoe runners will go to Hamlin for district meet. Volleyball...
The scores are as follows: 8th grade White 42, Greenwood 0; 8th grade Red 26, Greenwood 20;...
Sweetwater’s JV is now 6-0 in district volleyball after a 25-19, 25-18 win over Levelland, but the...

 

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