Archive - Jul 6, 2012

Summer travelers find average gas price four cents lower 

July 6, 2012

When motorists return home from 4th of July trips this week they’ll be paying less at the pumps to do so. The statewide average for a gallon of regular unleaded in the Lone Star State is now $3.16, which is four cents less than last week and 18 cents less than the national average of $3.34. Drivers in El Paso are paying the most on average at $3.27 and motorists in Beaumont are paying the least at $3.09. Drivers in Sweetwater are paying an average of $3.17.

Blotters for July 4, 2012

July 6, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 100 calls for service, issued no citations and made two arrests on July 4, 2012.

The SPD received 47, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Family violence assault — 1100 block of James.
• Burglary of a habitation— 100 block of Fisher.

Arrested by SPD:
• Billy McQueen, 24 — Assault causes bodily injury.
• Justin Strouse, 25 — Public intoxication.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 12 calls for service, served no civil papers and made two arrests on July 4, 2012.

Arrested by NCSO:

SW scores late, edges Wylie for District 5 crown

July 6, 2012

ABILENE — There was plenty of drama Thursday at the District 5 Major League (ages 11-12) championship game between Sweetwater and Wylie that was held at Abilene’s Will Hair Park.
The biggest drama came at the end of the game.

Abilene South wins Jr League championship

July 6, 2012

ABILENE — After win-ning a tiebreaker to make it to the semifinal round as a wild card entry and then defeating Abilene North 6-5 on Tuesday, Sweetwater’s run at the District 5 Junior League (ages 13-14) title came to an end on Thursday as Abilene South won 12-2 in the championship game at Abilene Wylie’s field.

PECOS — Five boys and two girls will advance to the Region I-3A track meet after top-four finishes...
THURSDAY, APRIL 17 Track Sweetwater qualifiers will compete at 3-3A/4-3A area meet in Pecos (top...
Nine Sweetwater track athletes will be the first from Nolan County to try for regional berths today...

 

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