Archive - Aug 25, 2011

Team Chip students test for rank promotions

August 25, 2011

On June 11, 2011, students from Team Chip Tae Kwon Do Sweetwater tested for promotion in rank.

City reads ordinance on tax rate

August 25, 2011

The City Commission met for a brief meeting on Tuesday morning, Aug. 23, 2011 at City Hall.
The only action item on the agenda was for the first reading of an Ordinance fixing and levying the rate of 48 cents per $100 valuation, which was approved to be adopted. Two public hearings were held on the matter before today's action, and it was noted that the tax rate has seen no change in the past six years.
The final reading will now take place at the next city meeting slated for Tuesday morning, Sept. 13.

Mustang Moms hosting Tailgate Party

August 25, 2011

Mustang Moms will be holding a Tailgate Party before the football game against Vernon on Friday, Aug. 26, from 5:30-6:20 p.m. During this time, Little Mustangs will be able to pick up their Adopt-a-Mustang t-shirt and picture button. Juice pouches, chips and snacks will be handed out along with t-shirts and buttons. Mustang Moms are asking that the Little Mustangs show up at the track parking lot promptly at 5:30 p.m. as there are 44 t-shirts and buttons to be passed out.

KTAB launches new local 4 p.m. program

August 25, 2011

On Monday, Sept. 12, afternoon television in the Big Country will get a lot more local when KTAB launches KTAB 4u. Hosted by KTAB’s Alex Hayes, KTAB 4u is a 30-minute locally produced lifestyle program that will focus on women’s issues.
“I can’t tell you how many times local businesses have asked to be interviewed. KTAB 4 will give us an opportunity to interview local businesses which in turn will give them the chance to communicate to the local consumers in a way that has not been done before in the Big Country,” said KTAB General Manager Eric Thomas.

Blotters for August 23, 2011

August 25, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 61 calls for service, issued two citations and made two arrests on Aug. 23, 2011.

The SPD received 22, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 400 block of NE Georgia.
• Criminal trespass — 1100 block of Bell.

Arrested by SPD
• Terry Allen, 36 — Warrant.
• James Crosley, 37 — Family violence assault.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 14 calls for service, served 11 civil papers and made four arrests on Aug. 23, 2011.

Arrested by NCSO:

Nell Merwyn Baugh Kendrick

August 25, 2011

Nell Merwyn Baugh Kendrick passed from this life on Aug. 16, 2011, to join her husband Alvin Kendrick, parents Jim and Lucy Baugh, and brothers Bob and Sam Baugh.
She is survived by daughters, Karen Sorrells, Ellen Stevenson and Mona Kendrick; grandchildren, Missy Horvath, J.J. Stevenson and Steve Stevenson; six great-grandchildren; and six nieces and nephews.

Mustangs are eager to get rolling vs. Vernon

August 25, 2011

The stakes aren’t as high as they were a few years ago when they met regularly in the playoffs, but Friday’s 7:30 p.m. season opener at Mustang Bowl will still be a big deal to both Sweetwater and Vernon.
The two perennial foot-ball powers have fallen on hard times of late, so a victory will give hope for better things to come this season.

Highland begins new era at Trent

August 25, 2011

Highland will debut the Jeff Shelton era at 7 p.m. today when the Hornets begin their 2011 football season by taking on the Bryson Cowboys in Trent.
The game kicks off the fourth annual “Rumble in the Jungle” classic that will feature six games over a three-day period. High-land will be considered the home team tonight.
Highland is trying to rebound from a 2-7 sea-son, and a win over Bryson could help spring the Hornets toward a much better year. Shelton was head coach at New Home the past two years before coming to Highland.

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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