Archive - Aug 9, 2011

American Heritage Girls receive badges at Court of Honor

August 9, 2011

Rachel Fowler, Hayley Fowler, Natalie Barela, Katie Pantoja and Audrey Mink are shown with the badges they received at the recent American Heritage Girls Court of Honor. American Heritage Girls is a Christ-centered scouting program for girls ages 5-18.

County tax rate to increase

August 9, 2011

The Nolan County Commissioners met for its regular meeting on Monday morning, Aug. 8, 2011 at the Nolan County Courthouse to discuss a variety of issues.
The proposed tax rate for the next fiscal year was discussed following recent department hearings from the budget workshops that have been taking place. The proposed tax rate presented was at .423023, equaling an increase of about three cents.

Greer is library Artist of the Month

August 9, 2011

The art display at the County-City Library is the pencil drawings of Terry and Bayli Greer. Bayli is the granddaughter of Terry and Gayle Greer. Terry Greer passed away in August of 2003. He began drawing in 2000 as a hobby and had no formal training. Bayli began drawing after seeing her grandfather’s work. Shown is Terry’s wife, Gayle Greer, next to some of his work currently on display at the library. The library is open Monday from 1-6 p.m.; Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

King to host meeting

August 9, 2011

State Representative Susan L. King would like to invite the residents of District 71 to a Public Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at the Abilene Public Library, located at 202 Cedar in Abilene, beginning at 6 p.m. 

Blotters for August 5-7, 2011

August 9, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 164 calls for service, issued 11 citations and made nine arrests from Aug. 5-7, 2011.

The SPD received 131, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 1000 block of E. Broadway.
• 200 block of NE Georgia.
• 900 block of E. 17th.

Calls for service:
• Criminal mischief — 800 block of Lemon.
• Criminal mischief — 600 block of Hill.
• Information only — Sweetwater area.
• Family violence assault — 800 block of Circle Drive.
• Theft — 900 block of E. Third.
• Information only — 300 block of SE Georgia.

Arrested by SPD

Dan W. Carter, Sr.

August 9, 2011

Funeral services for Dan W. Carter, Sr., 89, of Sweetwater, are pending with McCoy Funeral Home.
Carter died Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011, at Sweetwater Healthcare Center.

Lady Stangs home today for opener

August 9, 2011

Though still young with just three seniors, over half of Sweetwater High School’s volleyball team will bring varsity experience into today’s season opener when the Lady Mustangs play host to Seminole.
The varsity match will tip off at 6:15 p.m. at Mustang Gym following junior varsity and freshman contests in both gyms that get underway at 5 p.m.

SMS camp winners named

August 9, 2011

Several individuals received awards at the conclusion of the two volleyball camps that were held this past week at Sweetwater Middle School.
The awards were presented by camp coaches Jill Locklar, Carla Lambert and Sandra Graham. Those winning awards are as follows:
Grades 3-6
Best server — Latimer Burnett
Pass to Self winners — Kaci Webb (Tuesday); Madison Mims (Wednesday)
Crazy Hair winner — Josie Sanchez
Crazy Sock winner — Megan Kirkland
Best passer — Mia Valdez
Serving contest winners — Mia Valdez, Kara Lehnert
Most improved — Michaiah Royal
Hard worker — MaKenna Milner

Tennis practices to begin

August 9, 2011

The Sweetwater High School tennis team will begin practices Wednesday, Aug. 10 at 8 a.m. at the SHS courts, according to coach Shella Arnwine. All freshman and junior players must have their physicals done by this time.
For more information, contact Arnwine at sarnwine@sweetwater.esc14.net.

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