October 11th, 2012
Josefa (Josie) Valenzuela, age 92, of Sweetwater, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 at her residence.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Raul Ortiz of Fort Worth officiating. Burial will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
On Friday, the real season begins for Sweetwater.
After three weeks of play-ing non-district games on the road and a week off to let some injuries heal and get in some extra practice, the Mustangs are home for their District 4-3A opener.
And what better way to kick off district play than to face your biggest rival?
Kendra Crosson 8, Kelsi Crosson 5, Kathleen Campbell 4, Shelby Cason 3, Suede Shirley 3, Taylor McPherson 1.
Suede Shirley 13, Kelsi Crosson 12, Kendra Cros-son 11, Kathleen Campbell 7, Angela Garza 5, Janell Walker 3, Shelby Cason 2, Kayla Chowning 2, Larissa Locklar 2, Mikki Reschman 1.
Shelby Cason 7, Suede Shirley 3, Kathleen Camp-bell 2, Kendra Crosson 1, Larissa Locklar 1.
Suede Shirley 15.
Kelsi Crosson, Taylor McPherson, Suede Shirley.
The Mustang Baseball Classic golf tournament will be held Saturday, Oct. 13 at Sweetwater Country Club with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. The cost will be $200 per team or $50 per person not on a team. Prizes will be given to first, second and third place. The event is a four-man scramble and benefits the Sweetwater baseball program.
For more information, contact Don Timm at the country club number of 235-8093.
Expect areas of dense for this morning before 10 a.m., but after that it will be mostly cloudy with a high near 84. Winds will be from the south at 5 to 15 mph.
Tonight, we'll see mostly cloudy skies. The low will be 65 with southern winds at 10 to 15 mph.
Get an early glimpse at your weekend weather at weather.gov.
Sweetwater resident Lori Falcon, aka, A Cowboyâ€™s Wife, has been blogging since February 2007.Â You might have been a fan of her food blog, My Wooden Spoon, but she has merged it with her blog A Cowboy's Wife (acowboyswife.com).
Eight people entered pleas to Judge David Hall during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012.
During National Fire Prevention Week, October 7 - 13, 2012 attention is focused on promoting fire safety and prevention.
Members of the Sweetwater Fire Department visit local schools to educate students about fire safety and prevention. Shown are students at Southeast Elementary School watching the water spray from a Sweetwater fire truck.
Find more photos from the Fire Prevention Week activities at Southeast on page three of Wednesday's paper.
Robert McBride, the Nolan County Veterans Service Officer, was recognized as the recipient for the Outstanding Veterans Service Officer of the Year during the Nolan County Commissioners' meeting on Monday morning, October 8, 2012.
In two years, McBride has gone from being the newest Veterans Service Officer in the entire state to becoming the first accredited Veterans Service Officer in the history of Nolan County. He was presented with a plaque during his fall training conference, which recently took place.
Dr. Jerod Peek was welcomed as the incoming board member during the meeting of the SEED (Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development) Board of Directors, held on Monday morning, October 8, 2012 at the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce building.
Peek is replacing Kyle Lawrence, who also served as board president. The board then approved their new 2012-2013 officers, which will be Arthur Maberry as board president, Billy Whisenant in the role of vice president and Bill Johnson at the position of treasurer.