Archive - Jun 2012

June 2nd

Karla Epperson

June 2, 2012

A memorial service for Karla Epperson, 59, of Oak Creek Lake, Blackwell, will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Brother Larry Fluitt officiating. Cremation will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Epperson died Friday, June 1, 2012, at Shannon Hospital in San Angelo.
She was born on July 25, 1952 in Sweetwater. She married Rex Epperson on May 16, 1994 in Sweetwater. She had worked for Sweetwater Healthcare and Bronte Nursing Home as an LVN.

Minor League RiverDogs

June 2, 2012

The RiverDogs were the second place team in the Minor League and will play the Snyder Cubs at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Wylie’s field to begin their District 5 tournament. Pictured standing from left, coach Albert Martinez, Sam Spaulding, Brett Buckner, Junior Martinez, Mar-quees Jones, Noah Gon-zales, Joshua Stegge, coach Kelly Andrus; and kneeling, Talon Raley, Joshua Reeves, Zachariah Garza, Jesse Morales, Isaiah Pena, Max Berry.
Courtesy Photo

Local teams end season at district L-League tourneys

June 2, 2012

Six Sweetwater teams end their season at area District 5 Little League tournaments starting Monday.
The Dodgers, who won the Minor League for ages 9-10, play Wylie No. 3 at 8 p.m. Monday at Abilene Dixie while the RiverDogs, the Minor League runner-ups, play the Snyder Cubs at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Wylie.
Sweetwater’s two repres-entatives for Major League (11-12) were to be decided on Friday. The No. 1 team plays Abilene Southern’s Yankees at 8 p.m. Monday at Snyder. The No. 2 team plays Snyder’s Braves with their first game slated to begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Snyder.

Camps schedule

June 2, 2012

Lady Mustang Bas-ketball Camp: June 4-7 at Sweetwater Middle School gym for students completing grades 2-8. Sessions are from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $35 which includes T-shirt.

June 1st

Triathlon tomorrow

June 1, 2012

The 4th Annual df Ranch Triathlon will be held on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at the Lake Sweetwater public boat ramp, located at 326 FM 2035. The event will start at 7:30 a.m. and will be the USA Triathlon Texas State Sprint Championships.
The triathlon will be a timed race that includes a 500-meter swim in the lake, 14 mile bike on a rolling hills course on FM 2035 and a 3.1-mile run on County Road 252.

SHS students receive certifications

June 1, 2012

Students at Sweetwater High School took certification tests in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. The test certify the students as Microsoft Specialists.

Fourth annual Ride for Wind event to be held June 22-23

June 1, 2012

All motorcycle enthusiasts are summoned to ride for a good, green cause in June. The fourth annual Ride for Wind event, which benefits Women of Wind Energy, will be held in Sweetwater on June 22-23.
Shermco Industries founded the event and has sponsored it each year to help raise money for scholarships that promote women in the wind industry through the Women of Wind Energy organization.

Local Relay For Life raises $24K

June 1, 2012

The America Cancer Society would like to say a special thank you to all of those that braved the West Texas wind to come out and support the 10th annual Nolan and Scurry County Relay For Life. The event kicked off with almost 30 cancer survivors taking to the track for a victory lap. Their caregivers met them half-way and completed the lap hand-in-hand with their survivors. At dusk, the track was lined with hundreds of lit luminaria bags to honor those that have fought cancer and to remember those that lost their battles.

Blotters for May 30, 2012

June 1, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 54 calls for service, issued no citations and made one arrest on May 30, 2012.

The SPD received 22, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 1200 block of Beall.
• 1400 block of McCauley.

Calls for service:
• Forgery — 900 block of E. Broadway.
• Ordinance violation-Illegal dumping — 1500 block of W. Texas.

Arrested by SPD:
• Leda Charbonnet, 37 — Duty upon striking.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had two calls for service, served one civil paper and made three arrests on May 30, 2012.

Arrested by NCSO:

Six locals to be in FCA all-star games Saturday

June 1, 2012

Six just-graduated senior students from Nolan County high schools have been chosen to participate in Fellowship of Christian Athletes games that will be played Saturday, June 2 in Abilene.
Taylor Jones and Sam Nemir of Sweetwater and Corey Hatcher of Roscoe will play for the North team at the FCA Myrle Greathouse All-Star Classic football game that kicks off at 7 p.m. at Shotwell Stadium.
Roscoe’s Jacinda Morales, meanwhile, has been chosen to play for the North team at the FCA girls basketball game that tips off at noon Saturday at ACU’s Moody Coliseum.

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