November 17th, 2014
Sweetwater traveled to San Angelo Lake View for a non-district girls basketball game Saturday and lost to the Maidens, 70-33, as their record fell to 0-2.
Read more in Monday's edition.
Tonight, the Nolan County Chapter 2009 AARP will meet at the SNAP building at 6:30 p.m. A business meeting and musical program will be presented.
A covered dish meal will be served. Please come and bring a dish.
Today will be sunny with a high near 40, with wind chill values between 14 and 24. Winds will come from the north-northwest at 5 to 10 mph, shifting to the east-northeast in the afternoon.
Expect clear conditions tonight, with a low around 25 and wind chill values between 16 and 21. Winds will be from the east at 5 to 10 mph, becoming south after midnight.
Welcome to bowl eligibility, Texas Longhorns. See how Tyrone Swoopes' two touchdown passes led Charlie Strong's team past Oklahoma State for their sixth win of the season.
MONDAY, NOV. 17
Sweetwater 7th grade â€˜Aâ€™ and â€˜Bâ€™ girls will host Snyder (season openers) at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
Roscoe junior high boys will host Winters starting at 5 p.m.
Roscoe junior high girls at Winters starting at 5 p.m.
Highland junior high teams will host Borden County (season openers) starting at 6 p.m.
Blackwell junior high teams at Bronte (season openers) starting at 6 p.m.
TUESDAY, NOV. 18
Sweetwater boys will host Early (season openers for both teams): freshmen at 4:30 p.m., JV at 6 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m.
TRENT â€” The Blackwell Hornets have gotten hot at the right time.
Fridayâ€™s 52-6 Class 1A, Division II bi-district win over the Rising Star Wild-cats was the sixth in a row for Blackwell (7-3), which will face Sands in the area round.
Read more in our weekend edition.
ANSON â€” No. 1 Crowell is off to a good start in the Class 1A, Division II foot-ball playoffs.
The Wildcats (10-0) â€” who are in their third year of direction under former Blackwell athlete and coach Nathan Hayes â€” began defense of their Division I six-man title on Friday with a 60-0 bi-district win over Highland.
Read more in our weekend edition in Sports.
Sweetwater found out Friday who its next playoff opponent will be. The Mustangs will face Bridgeport in a Class 4A, Division II area round matchup.
Sweetwater, which was ranked 10th in the state at the end of the regular season, will take a flawless 11-0 record into the game while Bridgeport, which beat Ferris 35-14 in bi-district on Friday, is 8-3.
Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. this Friday at Tarleton State University's Memorial Stadium in Stephenville, according to Mustang coach Shane Mobley.
'Tis the season to be generous. That's what the staff at the West Texas Children's Advocacy Center (WTCAC) hopes as the year draws to a close.
"We want to remind people that we are a nonprofit," said Madison Black, client case manager at WTCAC. "We accept a lot of different kinds of donations, but right now, we need monetary donations. That's a big part of our funding."
See the full story in our weekend edition.
On any given day, more than 1.45 million patients across the nation are receiving professional healthcare services from the comfort of their own home. With recovery plan outlined by their physician, Nolan County residents, along with the surrounding counties, appreciate the many benefits home health services provide.
"Coping or recovering from an illness presents all types of challenges for patients," said Sherma Barham, R.N., director of RPMH. "We provide care in the patient's home and in familiar surroundings which in itself can have a positive and therapeutic effect."