Archive - Dec 21, 2012

RELIGION: Special Christmas Eve services planned at several local churches

December 21, 2012

BROADWAY BAPTIST CHURCH
Here it is, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, the day the world is supposed to end. I am guessing that if you are reading this, it really didn’t happen. A friend of mine said, as we were talking about our plans in 2013, “It won’t matter because, according to the Mayans we won’t be here.” I replied, “I’m not worried about it, because I’m not ‘Mayan, I’m His’n!” And I pointed toward heaven.

Municipal Band performs at Municipal Auditorium

December 21, 2012

The Sweetwater Municipal Band hosted their annual Christmas concert on Thursday evening, Dec. 20, at the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium, featuring the Sweetwater Performing Arts Center, Larissa Place and Rebekah Chrismer.
The band performed many holiday favorites, along with vocalists on several songs, as well as dancers on several songs. Shown is the band performing.

Trinity Baptist welcomes new youth pastor

December 21, 2012

Trinity Baptist Church in Sweetwater has been seeing a new face on the campus of their church, as Emmanuel Jimenez was recently hired at the start of November as the church's new youth pastor.
Jimenez grew up in Bangs, Texas and is the youngest of four children. While his goal is to bring seventh through twelfth graders to grow up knowing Christ, his upbringing was on the opposite end of the spectrum.

Session held on upcoming Cline Shale exploration

December 21, 2012

The Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development, or SEED, hosted the recent Cline Shale Session--which allows community leaders from several cities to hold a roundtable discussion on the oil exploration and development--on Friday, Dec. 14, at the local TSTC (Texas State Technical College) campus.
Ken Becker, the executive director of SEED, served as the session host. Also representing SEED were board members Bill Johnson, Billy Whisenant and Dr. Jerod Peek.

Blotters for December 19, 2012

December 21, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 49 calls for service, issued two citations and made three arrests on Dec. 19, 2012.

The SPD received 20, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Counterfeiting — 500 block of E. Broadway.
• Counterfeiting — 1000 block of Lamar.

Arrested by SPD:
• Steven Orona, 20 — Family violence assault.
• Thomas Castillo, 35 — Warrants.
• Mark Abbe, 34 — Warrants.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had nine calls for service, served one civil paper and made one arrest on Dec. 19, 2012.

Arrested by NCSO:

Friday's local forecast

December 21, 2012

After a cold start to this morning, expect sunny skies and a high near 61 this Friday. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 20 mph.
Tonight will be mostly clear with a low around 31, and southern winds at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect a repeat of these temperatures throughout the weekend, but what is your Christmas Eve and Day forecast shaping up to be? Visit weather.gov to find out.

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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