October 22nd, 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, 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.
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.
Funeral services for Dorothy L. Young, 71, of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 at Lamar Street Baptist Church with Rev. Clay Jacobson and Rev. Billy Oliver officiating. Interment will follow at Roscoe Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
Visitation will be held on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 from 7-8 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home.
She died on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 at her home.
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.
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.
TUESDAY, OCT. 21
Roscoe runners will go to Hamlin for district meet.
Sweetwater freshman, JV and varsity teams will host Lamesa: freshmen and JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6 p.m.
THURSDAY, OCT. 23
Sweetwaterâ€™s varsity run-ners will go to district meet at Lubbock (Mae Simmons Park).
Sweetwater freshmen will play at Monahans, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV will play at Monahans, 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th grade â€˜Aâ€™ and 8th grade â€˜Bâ€™ teams will host Monahans, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th grade â€˜Bâ€™ and 8th grade â€˜Aâ€™ teams will host Monahans, 5:30 p.m.
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.
Cowboy poet/musician Red Steagall is the Honorary Chairman for Round-Up for Rehab. He will be in Sweetwater for this yearâ€™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.
Members of the Light Crust Doughboys jam for a small crowd Monday evening after performing at Sweetwater Intermediate School during the day. The Grammy-winning band will be back in Sweetwater Nov. 1 for a concert at the Municipal Auditorium.