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Tycroes RFC's Irfon Higgins, Nigel Ruck (back), Ian Ruck and Gerald Thomas (front) at the headstone of the club's first captain Latimer Jones, who died at the Somme in 1916.

Tycroes RFC four pay respects at graves of fallen heroes

Two Penygroes men have said they are deeply ashamed of their actions after they admitted burgling the village rugby club

Penygroes men 'disgusted and ashamed' of rugby club burglary

Ammanford residents have been challenged to recycle more

Residents challenged to recycle one more thing

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Audrey Symons collects the first instalment of the £160 vegetable raffle she won from James Simmons, of Simmons and Daughters Greengrocers

Audrey's prize is gold and delicious

A 100-year-old mystery surrounding the identity of a teenage Penygroes soldier saved by a cigarette tin in his pocket has finally been solved thanks to a radio show

Mystery of the teen solider saved by a cigarette tin solved after a century

Figures released by Plaid Cymru have revealed that one in ten NHS patients in the Hywel Dda area is forced to wait nine months for treatment

Anger as figures reveal one in ten forced to wait nine months for NHS treatment in West Wales

Supt Huw Meredith

Police urge drivers to consider 'Fatal Five' following spate of collisions

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That was the week that was: August 26, 1965

That was the week that was: August 26, 1965

Carmarthenshire has already passed it's recycling targets for next year

Green county surpasses Welsh targets

Alan Rees from Tycroes picks up a replacement food bin from community recycling assistant Spencer Thomas.

Waste bins prove a big hit with shoppers

A Tycroes shoplifted has claimed she only stole items from an Ammanford boutique after they fell onto the floor by accident

Mum 'did not plan to shoplift' from fashion store

There was fun for all the family at Morgan Marine's 50th anniversary celebration

Fun and games as Morgan Marine turns 50

Two drivers have been fined for breaking 30mhp speed limits

Five caught breaking the limit

Faces from 1995

Pictures from the past - 1995 gallery

An Ammanford man has been fined after he was spotted throwing an empty plastic bottle from his car

Ammanford man caught throwing bottle from car

Sport

Cwmaman claimed their biggest win of the season as they romped to victory over Llanelli Steel

Cwm pressure makes Steel buckle

Ammanford ensured their league survival in an abandoned match at Newport where skipper Alun Evans smashed an unbeatable 110.

Evans opens up to ensure league safety

Llandovery back row Rob McCusker dumps a Cinderford attacker in the pre-season friendly at Church Bank. Pic: Rileysportsphotography.com/Gwenno Davies

Drovers impress ahead of season kick-off

Cwmaman Veterans ended their league season with a win over Pontar

Vets bring down curtain with a win over Pontarddulais

Llandovery will be looking to defend their title at the National Fosters Sevens at Cardiff Arms Park

Drovers look to retain Sevens title

Bryn Rovers are seeking new players for their Under-16s side.

Rovers make junior call

Online bookies Bet365 offer some very generous odds for Llandovery to overcome Llangennech

Punters score big in Drovers friendly

Craig Maloney watches a sweet cover drive head for the rope as he Kyle Ace took Ammanford beyond Ynysygerwn’s 106 to secure a place in the Welsh Cup final. Pic: SDD

Ace guides Ammanford into Welsh Cup final

St Fagans wicketkeeper Tom Bevan looks on as Matthew Fisher smashes out runs. Ammanford lost by eight wickets. Pic: SDD

Ammanford continue downward slide

Ammanford began life in Welsh League Division Two with a 2-1 victory at West End. Pic: Nick Davies

Ammanford off to winning start in Division Two

Ammanford suffered an embarrassing 131-run defeat at Mumbles

Ammanford plumb depths on Mumbles trip

Cwmaman Bowls Club Men's Squad, who are skippered by Gareth Williams. Pic: SDD

Unbeaten Llandybie bowl over visiting Cwmaman

Llanelli and District president Anthony John, Scarlets Press Officer Nerys Jones , District chairman Anthony Roberts and Supporters Club Chairman Wyn Roberts draw the teams for the preliminary and first rounds of the Llanelli and District Rugby Supporters

Brynaman host Amman Quins in Supporters Cup while Betws face Felinfoel opener

Ammanford's Matthew Fisher takes one last look at his stumps before being sent back to the pavilion against Port Talbot. Ammanfoird lost by nine wickets. Pic: SDD

Ammanford rocked by nine wicket defeat

National Sport

Dafne Schippers stormed to the world 200m crown

Dafne Schippers defends performance following 200m gold in Beijing

Great Britain's Katarina Johnson-Thompson did not enjoy her time in Beijing

Katarina Johnson-Thompson left to rue the "worst week" of her life

Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham face a long trip to Azerbaijan in the Europa League

Tough Europa League draw for Tottenham

Usain Bolt clinched the sprint double with victory in the 200m on Thursday

Proctor and Asher-Smith dazzle on another momentous day for Britain

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