Archive - Jul 21, 2012

Harry Dwane Stevens

July 21, 2012

Holy Mass of Christian Burial for Harry Dwane Stevens, 80, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 27, 2012, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church with Father Charles Okonkwa officiating. Interment will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
A Rosary will be recited by Jim Petrie on Thursday, July 26, 2012, at 7 p.m. at McCoy Chapel of Memories.

Early voting begins Monday

July 21, 2012

Early voting for the July 31, run-off primary election will begin on Monday, July 23, in the County Clerk's office — located at the Nolan County Courthouse (100 East Third), Suite 108 — from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The last day of early voting is Friday, July 28.
On the day of the runoff primary election — Tuesday, July 31, the polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Sweetwater ISD launches iPad initiative

July 21, 2012

This year's eighth grade students and teachers at SISD (Sweetwater Independent School District) will be reaping the benefits of a major technological shift that will change the educational outlook of the entire district.
Their very own Apple iPad.

Crash claims two lives, three injured

July 21, 2012

Two people died and three were injured in a one-vehicle rollover at around 12:45 p.m. on Friday, July 20, 2012, in Sweetwater.
A traditional weekly family outing turned tragic when Kimberly Troutz Guynn was driving a 2005 GMC Suburban east bound on Interstate 20 mile marker 240 west of Sweetwater.  Guynn was following another family vehicle when she began exiting the interstate and then abruptly swerved to re-enter the interstate. The driver over corrected to the left and the vehicle overturned. There were four generations of family in this vehicle.

Blotters for July 19, 2012

July 21, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 24 calls for service, issued no citations and made three arrests on July 19, 2012.

The SPD received 73, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 1900 block of Douglas.
• Theft — 100 block of Presidio.

Arrested by SPD:
• Travis French, 34 — Theft.
• Gabriel Vadney, 30 — Theft.
• Omard Walton, 29 — Criminal mischief/assault.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had nine calls for service, served three civil papers and made one arrest on July 19, 2012.

Arrested by NCSO:

Local churches working together to help the community

July 21, 2012

Avondale Baptist Church
Greetings to everyone, from the Avondale Baptist Church family! We would like to invite you to come and visit us If you are looking for a loving church family. We welcome you to come and worship our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ with us. We are located at 1405 Hoyt Street.

On Friday, Sweetwater’s football players seemed to be delivering a message for all those people who...
The Roscoe and Blackwell football teams began their seasons on the road Friday and find the going...
Sweetwater High School’s cross country runners went to Christoval on Thursday for their first meet...

 

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