November 3rd, 2011
Bill Charles Sweat
Bill Sweat, 81, passed away Oct. 6, 2011 with his wife of 46 years, Margo, at his side in Medford, Ore. Bill was born to Laura Mae and Jasper Newton Sweat on Jan. 9, 1930 in Hartshorn, Okla. Bill moved with his family to Shafter in 1939. After three years the family moved to Lone Pine. At an early age Bill started repairing cars. In 1949 he married Caroline Hancock. From that marriage came three children, Susan, Bill and Shari.
The Bishop Youth Football League teams played their final game of the season Oct. 22 in Yerington, Nev.
Bandits take a win against North Valley, 14-6, ending the season in seventh place with a record of 4-4.
Renegades lose to North Valley, 24-0. Their overall record was 1-7.
JV beats Yerington, 40-6, ending with a 2-6.
Collegiates lose to Yerington. 68-0. Season record: 7-0.
The Lone Pine Lady Golden Eagles volleyball team lost on the road to Boron, Thursday in three close games 24-26, 22-25, 23-25.
âThis team learns something about themselves every time they step on the court,â said coach Mel Joseph. âThursday, they learned that key miscues in transition is what led to this loss.â
The Eagles served 94% and recorded 10 aces.
Lone Pine now prepares for their final match of the season when they host the Mammoth Huskies, Wednes-day, Nov. 2. The game is Senior Night with Joseph honoring his seniors for the 20th time in his Lone Pine coaching career.
The Bishop High Junior girls clobbered the Seniors 20-6 in the annual Powder Puff football game, kicking off Homecoming week Monday, Oct. 24 at John Schwab field.
Junior QB Katelyn Lent put her squad on the scoreboard, behind a key block by Madi Taylor, in the first quarter with a 2-yard run.
As the clock ticked down the first half, linebacker Aubrie Nolan intercepted a Seniorsâ pass. Nolan headed down field for a 35-yard TD, putting the Juniors ahead 14-0.
The Seniors quarterback executed a pass play in the third to narrow the lead 14-6.
The Bishop Broncos Cross Country teams dominated the Desert Scorpions on their home course at Tungstens Hills Wednesday.
The boys won 15-48 taking the top six spots with Wyatt Walsh leading the pack in his first race win at 19:37. The girls, running against an incomplete field of Lady Scorpions, remain undefeated in High Desert League. Jackie Garcia recorded her first win of the season in 23:28.
Local residents and community leaders will be meeting next month in Independence to kickstart the next leg of the new all-terrain vehicle route system.
Advocates for Access to Public Lands President and Project Leader Dick Noles told the Board of Supervisors Tuesday that there is still a lot of work to be done before the Adventure Trails System is implemented, but, after the Nov. 9 meeting, the public should be involved for the remainder of the planning stages.
With the post office scheduled to close in Darwin, local leaders met Tuesday to discuss how residents in that part of the county will be receiving their mail.
Interim Public Works Director Doug Wilson said the U.S. Postal Service, after deciding to close the post office without so much as notifying the county, decided recently to place a set of cluster mail boxes on a county right-of-way â again, without any conversation with Inyo officials.
What have previously been considered routine budget adjustments and commission recommendations came under careful consideration and close scrutiny Monday as the Bishop City Council works to make every penny count with fewer of them rolling in.
There is an approximate $723,774 deficit between projected expenditures, $9,604,253, and revenues, $8,880,479, for fiscal year 2012-13 and Councilmember David Stottlemyre said heâs afraid the deficit gap could widen as he perceives the revenue forecasts to be too optimistic.
Lawrence Roane Weisenberg
Roane was born Feb. 2, 1954 in Richmond, Va. to Frank Weisenberg and Jean K. “O’Cano.” He is survived by his loving wife of more than 11 years, April “Whitlock” Weisenberg.
Roane was a gentle soul, always with a smile on his face, he knew no strangers. Roane’s mission in life was to teach the world about Love, Friendship, Kindness, Gentleness and Truthfulness.
Diann Stever, aged 66, a resident of Bishop for 33 years, born in Detroit, Mich. on May 5, 1945, went to be with the Lord on Oct. 20, 2011.
Diann was raised in Tarzana and lived various places in Southern California prior to moving to Bishop in 1978. She worked at Safeway, later Vons, in Bishop and Mammoth Lakes and retired after 30 years of service.