Archive - Aug 2, 2011
An incident took place over the weekend near the Lake Sweetwater Golf Course on Sunday, July 31.
The incident involved some golfers on the course and an individual driving by the course. An argument between one of the golfers and the driver of the vehicle escalated and became aggressive, resulting in injuries to that golfer and three people, who were riding in the vehicle at the time of the altercation.
John Cox has been awarded the dual honor of Teacher of the Year in 2010-2011 for the HOBBS Alternative School and the Secondary Teacher of the Year for SISD.
Cox is a 9th-12th Math and Computer teacher at HOBBS Alternative School for a variety of subjects such as Algebra One, Geometry, Algebra Two, Pre-calculus and BCIS/BIM. He has taught for the past 18 years, with the past two years of that time in Sweetwater ISD.
The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Coffee at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 3, at the Sweetwater Independent School District Mustang Bowl, located at 1205 Ragland. Sweetwater ISD's Superintendent is Terry Pittman. Mustang Bowl was founded in 1939 and is the home of the Sweetwater Mustangs and hosted 10 playoff games last season. SISD employs 380 faculty and staff members. "Mustang football has begun! Join in the excitement by attending the monthly Chamber Coffee at the Mustang Bowl concession stand," said hosts.
Pictured above are two of the winners of the Kiwanis Club raffle for school supplies. From left to right are Noah Martinez, Victor TreviĂ±o and Nancy Howlett. The Sweetwater Kiwanis Club hosted a pre-teen free swim day at the Sweetwater Municipal Pool on Thursday, July 28, 2011. They served sno cones and drew for school supply packages.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 170 calls for service, issued 11 citations and made nine arrests from July 29-31, 2011.
The SPD received 69, 911 calls.
â€˘ 1010 block of Lamar.
â€˘ 1900 block of Lamar.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Burglary of a vehicle â€” 700 block of SE Georgia.
â€˘ Family violence assault â€” Sweetwater area.
â€˘ Burglary of a vehicle â€” 1400 block of Hughes.
â€˘ Burglary of a building â€” 200 block of FK Williams.
â€˘ Burglary of a habitation â€” 400 block of Canfil.
â€˘ Burglary of vehicle â€” 1600 block of Elm.
â€˘ Burglary of vehicle â€” 1600 block of Grand.
Holy Mass of Christian Burial for Pedro MuĂ±oz, Jr., 51, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church with Father Michael Rodriguez officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011, at McCoy Chapel of Memories, read by Pauline Gauna and Connie Palacios.
MuĂ±oz died Monday, Aug. 1, 2011, at his residence.
Roscoe coaches, including Jonathan Haseloff, Chuck Cathey and Alan Steele, run drills as football practices got started Monday.