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November 20th, 2014

RPMH supports the Great American Smokeout

November 20, 2014

Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) reminds Nolan County residents that a great time to quit smoking is during the "Great American Smokeout", Thursday, Nov. 20, according to Donna Boatright, administrator of the hospital
"The 'Smokeout' is a good-natured effort by the American Cancer Society to encourage smokers to give up their cigarettes for one day," Boatright said. "If smokers see they can quit for 24 hours, they may quit forever."

Sandra (Sandy) Hale Stephenson

November 20, 2014

Sandra L. (Sandy) Hale Stephenson, age 78, went to Heaven on Nov. 17, 2014.
“Sass” as she was lovingly known by her grandchildren and great-children, as well as her close friends, was preceded in death by her parents O.C. (Spot) Hale and Madeline (Tootie) Hale.
She is survived by “my sweet baby,” husband Roger Stephenson; sons, Brad and wife Mindy, Britt and wife Christy and Kyle. Roger’s “girlfriend” and “sweet bride” is also survived by Randy and wife Roberta Donahoe.

TNB recognizes two with True Texan Award

November 20, 2014

The True Texan Award is a quarterly award given to team members at Texas National Bank who take pride in their work, do what’s best for the team and always put the customer first. Award recipients are given an extra paid day of vacation and a small cash prize. The True Texans for the third quarter 2014 are Deadra Kelley (left) and Kathy Staggs (right).

November 19th

Local law enforcement agencies looking for suspect

November 19, 2014

Police are on the lookout for Timothy Cantu, 20, of Sweetwater.

According to officers with the Sweetwater Police Department, Cantu was identified as the passenger of a vehicle during a routine traffic stop Wednesday morning before fleeing the scene.

Officers gave chase to Cantu and several law enforcement agencies including the Sweetwater P.D., the Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO), Texas Dept. of Public Safety and the 32nd Judicial District set up a perimeter around a field near Alabama and Throckmorton.

Bob Livingston, Walt Wilkins and others headline Third Annual West Texas and Beyond Revue

November 19, 2014

The Sweetwater Texas Theatre Acquisition & Renovation (STTAR) board of directors announces the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium as the location for this year’s Third Annual West Texas & Beyond Revue, hosted by Texas Music Ambassador Bob Livingston. The live music extravaganza will be held on Saturday evening, Nov. 22.

Read more in Wednesday's edition.

SHS sets high goal for 2014 Goodfellows Food Drive

November 19, 2014

Sweetwater High School announced that the students will try to collect more than 1,000 cans for the 2014 Sweetwater Goodfellows Canned Food Drive. The school effort is being spearheaded by teacher Jamie Ince.

Learn more in Wednesday's edition.

Ribbon cutting held at Courthouse

November 19, 2014

A Masonic cornerstone ceremony and ribbon cutting were held for the Nolan County Courthouse on Tuesday afternoon. Shown are Precinct 4 Commissioner Tony Lara, Precinct 3 Commissioner Tommy White, Past Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Texas Graham Childress, County Judge Tim Fambrough, Precinct 1 Commissioner Terry Willman and Precinct 2 Commissioner Terry Locklar.

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.

The Sweetwater girls fell to 0-4 after losing, 50-36, to Abilene Cooper in basket-ball action here...
Haskell boys 44, Highland boys 33 Roscoe girls 40, Westbrook girls 27 Find individual stats in...
Six of Nolan County’s area high school basketball teams are scheduled to play today before taking a...

 

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