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November 19th, 2014

Roger W. Brooks

November 19, 2014

Roger W. Brooks, 69 of Big Spring, Texas died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, at his residence.
Funeral services took place at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 at the First United Methodist Church in Stanton. Interment followed at Trinity Memorial Park in Big Spring.
The family received friends from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at Gilbreath Funeral Home in Stanton.
He was born Feb. 27, 1945 in San Angelo. He married Carla Perry June 27, 1975 in Midland.

Five Lady ‘Stangs named all-district

November 19, 2014

Five Sweetwater High School athletes have earned all-District 2-4A volleyball recognition.
Kensi Chowning, who led the 22-13 Lady Mustangs in kills this season, was honored as District 2-4A’s outstanding hitter.
Setter Maddie Jones and middle hitter Mikeilah Foust made the first team, while outside hitter Maddie Berry and libero Morgan Gomez were both named to the all-district second team.

Find the complete list of the All-District 2-4A volleyball team in Wednesday's edition in Sports.

Sweetwater, area girls basketball teams lose

November 19, 2014

SWEETWATER GIRLS
Wichita Falls Hirschi 62, Sweetwater 39
ROSCOE GIRLS
Colorado City 51, Roscoe 36
BLACKWELL GIRLS
Rotan 67, Blackwell 41
HIGHLAND GIRLS
Clyde 59, Highland 41

Find individual stats in Wednesday's edition in Sports.

Junior high hoop results

November 19, 2014

SWEETWATER GIRLS
Snyder 37, 8th grade Red 34
8th grade White 24, Snyder 6
Snyder 26, 7th grade Red 22
Snyder 28, 7th grade White 22
ROSCOE BOYS
Roscoe ‘A’ 41, Winters 8
Roscoe ‘B’ 15, Winters 14

Find individual stats in Wednesday's edition in Sports.

Local events for Wednesday

November 19, 2014

Today, November 19, the Adult Literacy/ESL class will meet at the County-City Library at 9:30 a.m.
Instructors will help you learn to read, improve your reading skills, improve your English skills or help you read to your children. There will be no Adult Literacy/ESL class on Wednesday, November 26.
Also, Home School Story Hour will be at the County-City Library from 2:00-3:00 p.m. Library staff will provide stories and activities for the children.
Home School Story Hour is held every third Wednesday of the month. Call 235-4978 for more information.

Wednesday's local weather

November 19, 2014

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 60. Winds will be from the west-southwest at 5 to 15 mph, becoming north in the afternoon.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 38 and north-northeast winds around 5 mph. After midnight, winds will become calm.
Learn more at weather.gov.

November 18th

Sweetwater first grader passes away

November 18, 2014

The little boy who captured Sweetwater's heart has died.
Randy Alexander Anthony Rodriguez, the six-year-old first grader at Sweetwater ISD, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. Rodriguez had been diagnosed with a terminal brain tumor and had been under hospice care.

Read more in Tuesday's edition.

WASP Museum hosts 5K run

November 18, 2014

The National WASP WWII Museum hosted runners of all ages Saturday afternoon for the fifth annual Run for the WASP. The WASP run is an annual fundraiser benefitting the museum and honoring the women who served as WASPs.
Men and women competed in a 5K run, while others could walk a mile to show support.

Get all the details in Tuesday's edition.

SHS plans second community pep rally

November 18, 2014

Sweetwater High School announced that they will host a community-wide pep rally Thursday, Nov. 20, at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium.
The theme for Thursday's pep rally will be "Black Out." The school requested that attendees wear black clothing and bring glow sticks and flashlights to the pep rally.

Learn more in Tuesday's edition.

Pamela Kay Brazil McCombs

November 18, 2014

On Nov. 15, 1951, a sweet spirit made her appearance into the world. For all the years that followed, she would grace her family and friends with her many attributes, talents and love for family. Pam had an artist’s soul and possessed many talents which included drawing, painting and writing. She was an animal lover and accomplished equestrian. She had a Bachelor’s degree in English and education and shared her gift for and love of words and literature as a teacher for over 10 years.

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