Archive - Oct 19, 2012

Armando Montemayor

October 19, 2012

A Memory Mass for Armando Montemayor will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church with Father Charles Okonkwo officiating.
Montemayor passed away on Sept. 2, 2012, in Jacksonville, Ark.

Lone Star Ag Credit collecting for canned food drive

October 19, 2012

Lone Star, ACA (Lone Star Ag Credit) appreciates the communities they live and work in and wanted to find a way to give back to those communities that would represent Agriculture. In the month of October, Lone Star will hold a canned food drive at all of their branch locations, but with a competitive twist. Each branch is in the running to also receive a $100 check to go towards their pantry of choice if they collect the most food.
The Sweetwater office will be collecting for Goodfellows. All donations can be made at Lone Star Ag Credit, 400 East 3rd Street in Sweetwater by Oct. 31.

Trinity Baptist Church dedicates new Family Life Center

October 19, 2012

On Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, Trinity Baptist Church is celebrating the realization of a 50-year prayer and vision. “Since the beginning of the church, Trinity has had a vision of growth,“ says Senior Pastor Ward Hayes. “The original church was constructed with a planned addition. And while the plans were modified over time, the vision to grow and serve the community of Sweetwater has remained steadfast.”

Hospital lawn sports pink for breast cancer fundraiser

October 19, 2012

• RPMH continues initiative for the second year in a row to support American Cancer Society

For the second year in a row, the lawn outside Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) is sporting pink stakes as part of an initiative to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research.

Two transported from wreck

October 19, 2012

Two patients were transported from a wreck on Lamar and Arkansas Street on Friday, Oct. 19, 2012. The Mustang, going west on Arkansas, struck the truck that was going north on Lamar Street, according to authorities. Both patients were in stable condition.

Blotters for Oct. 18, 2012

October 19, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 63 calls for service, issued eight citations and made two arrests on Oct. 18, 2012.

The SPD received 23, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 600 block of E. Third.
• Theft — 200 block of Lamar.

Arrested by SPD:
• James Schorer, 49 — Public intoxication.
• Alex McCoy, 21 — Warrants.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 10 calls for service, served one civil paper and made one arrest on Oct. 18, 2012.

Arrested by DPS:
• Jesus Muñoz Velasco, 26, of Arlington — No driver’s license (when unlicensed).

RELIGION: Trinity celebrates open house for new family life center

October 19, 2012

BROADWAY BAPTIST CHURCH

Rep. Susan L. King to host Legislative Forum in Sweetwater

October 19, 2012

Representative Susan L. King  will host a forum to address the legislative concerns of her constituents at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, at 119 East Third Street on the second floor mezzanine in Sweetwater.
Representative King will open the forum with a short presentation on looking towards the 83rd Legislative Session and then facilitate an open discussion with opportunities for questions and answers.
The office of Representative King welcomes and encourages all constituents of District 71 who are interested in legislative affairs to attend the event. 

BEST robotics competition tomorrow at TSTC

October 19, 2012

The Boosting Engineering Science and Technology (BEST) Robotics competition will take place on Saturday, Oct. 20. A record number of area teams will competition on in The Center at Texas State Technical College in Sweetwater. BEST works to inspire students to pursue careers in engineering, science, technology and math through participation in a sports-like science- and engineering-based robotics competition. This year’s theme is Outer Space, which is sure to spark tons of creative robots.

Volleyball team promotes reading

October 19, 2012

Sweetwater High School Varsity volleyball players gathered at the Sweetwater High School Library this week to hand out "Read" posters to promote reading and academics to each SISD campus and the County-City Library. The posters were given to each school and the County-City Library.

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