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October 26th, 2014

Paul Charles Ellison

October 26, 2014

Paul Charles Ellison, 66, passed away on Oct. 10, 2014, at his home in Sweetwater. He was born on Oct. 19, 1947, in Powell, WY the first of three sons of Mary Patricia (Jamieson) Ellison and James Ellison. Paul graduated from Kimball High School, NE, in 1967, where he was a member of the swimming and wrestling teams. He went on to graduate from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1971 with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.

October 24th

Local churches to participate in First Annual City Wide Fall Festival

October 24, 2014

The following churches are featured in this week's Religion page: Avondale Baptist Church, Broadway Baptist Church, Emmanuel Fellowship Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, Highland Heights United Methodist Church, Lamar Street Baptist Church, Trinity Baptist Church, and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (The Mormons).

Read more in Friday's edition.

Medicare Part D enrollment set for Oct. 31

October 24, 2014

It's that time of year for senior citizens enrolled in Medicare to review their plans. Each year, insurance markets fluctuate and the Medicare Part D, which is additional coverage for prescription medication is subject to change.

Read more in Friday's edition.

Breast cancer survivors luncheon hosted by RPMH

October 24, 2014

The annual Breast Cancer Survivors' Luncheon was held Wednesday at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital, with an owl-centered theme of giving a "hoot" for breast cancer and finding a cure.

Read more in Friday's edition.

Benefit party at Lumberyard on Saturday

October 24, 2014

A "Party with a Purpose" fundraiser for Keith and Jeanne Nayfa Brewer will be held on Saturday, Oct. 25, at 6 p.m. at The Lumberyard in Roscoe to help with expenses involved with Keith's long battle with cancer.

Read more in Friday's edition.

J.B. Monroe

October 24, 2014

Funeral services for J.B. Monroe, 85, of Nolan, are pending with McCoy Funeral Home.
Monroe died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at Bronte Nursing Home in Bronte.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.

Local Sports Calendar

October 24, 2014

FRIDAY, OCT. 24
Football
Sweetwater varsity will host Monahans, 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe varsity will host Roby, 7:30 p.m.
Highland varsity will play at Hermleigh (district ope-ner), 7:30 p.m.
Blackwell varsity will host Moran (district opener), 7:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, OCT. 25
Volleyball
Sweetwater freshman, JV and varsity teams will play at Lubbock Estacado: freshmen and JV at 11 a.m., varsity at noon.

District action now in full swing

October 24, 2014

The district portion of the high school football season is already into its third week for Sweetwater and Roscoe and both have key games tonight against Monahans and Roby, respectively. But tonight will see Highland and Blackwell finally play-ing their first district games as well.

Read more in Friday's edition in Sports.

This weekend's local events

October 24, 2014

Tonight, October 24, there will be a Benefit Dance at The Lumberyard in Roscoe at 7 p.m.
All proceeds will go towards cancer treatment, prescriptions and pain management for Krysti (Weems) Medellin. All ages are welcome and encouraged to come and have a good time while donating to a good cause.
Tomorrow, October 25, the Sweetwater Youth Football League will have a fundraiser Auto Zone from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. They will have a bake sale and brisket sandwiches, and a brisket sandwich combo with chips and a drink will also be sold.

Sweetwater's weekend forecast

October 24, 2014

Today we'll see some patchy fog before 9 a.m. Otherwise, we'll see sunny skies, with a high near 84 and south-southwest winds around 10 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 61 and southern winds at 5 to 10 mph.
This weekend, we'll have highs in the upper 80s with lows in the lower 60s. Winds will be from the south-southwest throughout Saturday and Sunday from 10 to as high as 25 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

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