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December 5th

Linnie Rowlett

December 5, 2014

Linnie Rowlett, age 92, of Sweetwater, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 at Nolan Nursing and Rehab.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014 at Parkdale Cemetery in Arlington, Texas. Burial will follow. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.

This weekend's local events

December 5, 2014

On Saturday, December 6, the Junior High NASP Archery Qualifiers Tournament will be held from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the PE gym at Sweetwater High School on 1200 Crane. There is an entry fee at the gate.
Sixth through eighth graders from Sweetwater, Colorado City, Snyder and Big Spring will compete. Qualifiers are determined by state scores and could go to the state tournament in Belton in March.
Also, Sweetwater's 41st annual Christmas Craft Show will be held at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Local weekend weather outlook

December 5, 2014

Today, we'll have areas of fog before 9 a.m., but after that we'll have mostly sunny skies with a high near 70. Winds will be from the south-southwest at 10 to 15 mph, becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 43 and northern winds at 5 to 10 mph.
This weekend, we should see highs in the mid to upper 50s with lows in the low to mid 40s. On Saturday night, a 20% chance of rain will enter the area, increasing to 30% on Sunday. Winds will vary at 5 to 10 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

December 4th

Information sought on wildlife violations

December 4, 2014

Nolan County Game Warden Jake Simmering is seeking information about an incident involving illegal waste of game and dumping which occurred on or about Nov. 26.

Read more in Thursday's edition.

Buzzi Unicem announces major expansion project

December 4, 2014

Buzzi Unicem USA is pleased to announce it is implementing a major project to modernize and expand its cement production at the Maryneal Texas plant. This expansion project has an anticipated completion goal of early 2016.

Learn more in Thursday's edition.

RPMH to host holiday nutrition lunch and learn seminar on Dec. 10

December 4, 2014

The holiday season is a busy time for many of us with work, parties and other activities that keep us on-the-go. With limited time to focus on health and wellness, many Americans tend to slack on their diets. Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) hopes to help diabetics manage their disease during the holidays with a free Lunch and Learn Seminar on Wednesday, Dec. 10.

Read more in Thursday's edition.

Celina’s tradition stands between S’water, history

December 4, 2014

The excitement over this season’s 13-0 Sweetwater football team has steadily built with each victory.
It ramped up a few notches in four weeks ago when the Mustangs won the District 2-4A, Division II title with their first unbeaten regular season in 17 years, and has continued to swell with three playoff wins, all by at least 22 points.

Read more in Thursday's edition in Sports.

Sweetwater basketball changes announced

December 4, 2014

Friday’s football playoff game at Wichita Falls has led to several changes involving Sweetwater basketball teams.

Get all the details in Thursday's edition in Sports.

SMS hoops results

December 4, 2014

BOYS
Vs. Levelland 11-24:
LEVELLAND 48, 8TH GRADE RED 20
LEVELLAND 34, 8TH GRADE WHITE 12
LEVELLAND 39, 7TH GRADE RED 36
7TH GRADE WHITE 19, LEVELLAND 14
Vs. Lamesa 12-1:
LAMESA 33, 8TH GRADE RED 32
8TH GRADE WHITE 35, LAMESA 29
LAMESA 68, 7TH GRADE RED 22
LAMESA 23, 7TH GRADE RED 12

GIRLS
Vs. Lamesa 12-1:
LAMESA 24, 8TH GRADE RED 23 (OT)
LAMESA 18, 8TH GRADE RED 14
8TH GRADE WHITE 23,LAMESA 8
Vs. Levelland 11-24:
LEVELLAND 43, 7TH GRADE RED 5

Find individual stats in Thursday's edition in Sports.

Thursday's local events

December 4, 2014

Today, December 4, Story Hour at the County-City Library for parents and their children will be at 10:45 a.m.
Library staff will lead the parents and children in stories and songs. Call 235-4978 for more information or go to www.sweetwaterlibrary.org.
Also, the Rolling Plains Unit of Retired School Personnel will hold a meeting at the Country Club and wish to invite all retired school personnel to attend. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. and the SHS Ensemble will present a Christmas program.

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