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Sports

 

The Weimar Ladycats hoops team put out a dominating effort in their Nov. 30 match up against Smithville. Multiple Ladycats had solid performances as they ran out to a huge 53-26 win.

 

 

The Weimar boys basketball team had a difficult appearance in its Nov. 30 game against Dime Box. The Wildcats just could not create enough offense or the defensive stops necessary to slow the opposition as they fell in this one 22-56.

 

Viewpoints

SACRAMENTO, CA — Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West today reminded small nonfarm businesses in 61 Texas counties and a neighboring county in Oklahoma of the Dec. 23, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for economic injury. These lowinterest loans are to offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by winter storm, blizzard, snow, ice and high winds in the following primary counties that occurred Feb. 10-19, 2021.

While new cases of COVID-19 are spiking again in the Upper Midwest and Northeast, the number in Texas dropped during the past week to 14,745 — down 36% from the previous week. The number of new deaths reported in Texas by the Coronavirus Resource Center at Johns Hopkins University in the past week totaled 254, down 57% from the previous week.

Obituaries

Dec 1, 2021 - 00:00

Julia Elizabeth “Deeda” Scott, 92, of Rock Island, passed away Nov. 23 in Rock Island.

Dec 1, 2021 - 00:00

Melba Joyce Speck DeFoor passed away on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25 at Columbus Oaks Healthcare in Columbus.