Archive - Aug 23, 2011

Rodriguez receives 30 years for murder of Roland Lopez

August 23, 2011

An Abilene man was sentenced to 30 years in prison for his role in the murder of a Sweetwater man.
Juan Rodriguez on Friday agreed to plea agreement and received 30 years in prison for his role in the beating death of Roland Lopez in June.
Police arrested Rodriguez and Michael Hernandez for the beating death, in which police say the pair used baseball bats to beat Lopez to death at a home on North 10th St. in Abilene.
Hernandez was sentenced to 50 years in prison last month.

New SISD, RISD teachers welcomed at luncheon

August 23, 2011

With the clock on summer vacation ticking down to zero, the New Teachers Luncheon on Friday, Aug. 19, 2011 at the Sweetwater campus of TSTC (Texas State Technical College) West Texas welcomed those who would embark on their local educational journey.
Three campuses were highlighted: SISD (Sweetwater Independent School District), RISD (Roscoe Independent School District) and TSTC West Texas.

Team Chip TKD students test for rank promotion

August 23, 2011

On, April 9, 2011, students from Team Chip Tae Kwon Do in Sweetwater tested for promotion in rank. Pictured are, (front row) Brittney Mendez of Team Chip San Angelo, Mea Cedillo-yellow stripe, Jayden Rule-yellow stripe, Eric Thomas Martinez helped with the ceremony, (back row) Toby Guerra-3rd Degree Red, Loni Mendez, Master Chip Townsend, Glyn Ann Townsend, Head Instructor Lonnie Mendez, Assistant Instructor Amanda Martinez and Eric Martinez. They are all under the instruction of Lonnie Mendez and Chip and Glyn Ann Townsend.

Two enter pleas

August 23, 2011

Two entered pleas to Judge Glen Harrison during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings on Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.

Blotters for August 19-21, 2011

August 23, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 128 calls for service, issued eight citations and made seven arrests from Aug. 19-21, 2011.

The SPD received 99, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 900 block of W. Alabama.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 1000 block of East Broadway.
• Assault — 900 block of Pecan.
• Theft — 1000 block of Bowie.
• Theft — 500 block of Crane.
• Theft — 1100 block of Elm.
• Burglary — 900 block of Locust.

Arrested by SPD
• Jane Howe, 46 — Warrants.
• Lindsey Jackson, 21 — Assault.
• Rosie Boiles, 66 — Warrants.
• Ricky Lopez, 22 — Warrant.

Gerald F. Scott 

August 23, 2011

Gerald F. Scott of Littleton, Colo. passed away Aug. 19, 2011 at home. He was 85 years old. Mr.

Lady Stangs 3rd at SA

August 23, 2011

After a third-place Silver Bracket finish at a San Angelo tournament over the weekend, Sweetwater’s volleyball team will take a 9-6 record into a three-way match today at Water Valley against both Water Valley and San Angelo Lake View.
Sweetwater finished the tournament with a 4-2 record, ending the event with a 25-14, 25-19 win over Lamesa in the Silver Bracket third-place match on Saturday.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 19 Football Sweetwater varsity will host Snyder, 7:30 p.m. Roscoe varsity will play...
Today’s 7:30 p.m. match-up between Sweetwater and Snyder won’t affect either team’s playoff chances...
Sweetwater’s tennis team begins its fall district season by hosting Big Spring star-ting at 9 a.m....

 

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