Archive - Aug 30, 2011

Police answer tough questions in Dunn case

August 30, 2011

In a weekend gathering to remember Dunn, supporters like Carrie McGonigle had tough words for local law enforcement.
"They can't get it together," said McGonigle. "They can't put their man egos aside and make it about a little girl."
Police chief Roy Owens insists that's exactly what their work is about. He said, "That is our number one goal- is to find Hailey."
Searchers like Holly Jenkins still gather to look for the missing teenager. She's angry, because she feels law enforcement is allowing her and others to waste their time.

Modern day treasure hunters are coming to Sweetwater

August 30, 2011

What treasures are stashed around Sweetwater? We are about to find out. The Treasure Hunters Roadshow is on a world-wide treasure hunt and will be digging in town for five days. During this free event, the Treasure Hunters are expecting to see over 1,200 residents bringing in their rare and unusual collectibles! Locals will have a chance to talk to world-renowned antique and collectible experts, and it’s all free!

Rain report released

August 30, 2011

A rain report was released for the latest rainfall receives by Nolan County on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011.
According to the report, Lake Trammell received no rain while Oak Creek receives 0.20 inches of rain and Lake Sweetwater received 0.15 inches of rain. The filter plant received 0.44 inches of rain. Booster B, the wastewater plant, well field p.s. and CR 151 received no rain.

ImmTrac is not just for children

August 30, 2011

As these series of articles comes to an end, the Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department (SNCHD) cannot emphasis again how important vaccines are to prevent diseases and the importance of keeping track of the vaccines a person has received.

Blotters for August 26-28, 2011

August 30, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 127 calls for service, issued two citations and made two arrests from Aug. 26-28, 2011.

The SPD received 89, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 200 block of Alexander.

Calls for service:
• Identity theft — 200 block of E. 4th.
• Family violence assault — 1500 block of Hughes.
• Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon — 1700 block of Hailey.
• Burglary of a vehicle — 1500 block of Campbell.
• Criminal mischief — 1500 block of McCauley.
• Burglary of a building — 600 block of Lamar.

Arrested by SPD

Lady Stangs win pair at F’ship to top ‘10 win total

August 30, 2011

Despite losing its two bracket play matches on Saturday at a weekend tourney in Wolfforth Frenship, the Sweetwater High School volleyball team has exceeded its victory total for the entire 2010 season.
Sweetwater went 2-1 in Friday’s pool play and will enter today’s match at Abilene Cooper with a 12-10 record. The match will begin at approximately 6 p.m. The Lady Mustangs ended 2010 with an overall mark of 11-28.

Football player of the week

August 30, 2011

Josh Larue is the first Sweetwater High School Player of the Week. The 5-8, 220-pound senior defensive tackle came up big in the Mustangs’ 10-0 season-opening win over Vernon last Friday. He had five solo tackles, three for a loss, two sacks, one quarterback pressure and one assisted tackle.

Water Valley routs Blackwell

August 30, 2011

MCCAMEY — Water Valley needed just one half of football to defeat Blackwell Saturday as it cruised to a 78-6 victory at the West Texas Six-Man Shootout.
Water Valley, in its first game under ex-Highland coach Karry Owens, enjoyed a 46-6 advantage at the end of the first period and added 32 points in the second stanza to end the game due to six-man’s 45-point mercy rule.
Jayden Jones scored the only Blackwell points on a 3-yard run in the first quarter. He was the Hornets’ leading rusher with 30 yards on seven carries and also caught a 36-yard pass.

Roscoe, Highland start new season

August 30, 2011

Roscoe quarterback Dillon Freeman is pictured in action during the team's season-opening football game. The Plowboys began on Friday at Albany and lost to the state-ranked Lions 57-7. Roscoe will try to regroup when the team takes on Hawley at Sweetwater’s Sammy Baugh Classic at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Highland will travel to Loraine on Friday for a 7:30 p.m. game. The Hornets began Thursday and lost 24-8 to Bryson at the “Rumble in the Jumble” Classic in Trent.

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