Archive - Aug 4, 2012

Local autistic teen writes book

August 4, 2012

Autism,
To be normal,
Would be a sin
Worse than vodka, brandy,
Or gin

— Alex Moschella, "A World in My Eyes: The Dusk of Autism"

The author of the poetry book is a relative unknown...but he happens to be a local high schooler.
Fifteen-year-old Moschella--an incoming Sweetwater High School sophomore--has been writing poetry since sixth grade, filling up composition books to deal with his autism/Asperger's syndrome. When he showed his hobby off to some of his high school teachers, one of them encouraged him to take his writing to the next level.

TSTC offering new opportunities this fall

August 4, 2012

Texas State Technical College West Texas has several new and revamped programs as well as state-of-the-art additions to facilities that will be available this fall. The following is a campus-by-campus list of what’s new.
Abilene Campus:

Large load at Quick-Wash

August 4, 2012

The only laundromat in Sweetwater, Quick-Wash received a large load this past week. A total of 25 new washers were installed in addition to the 18 new dryers that have already been installed. Customers were still able to wash their laundry that day as only one row was installed at a time.

Cassi Burtram to speak at Cornerstone

August 4, 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 have Sunday school classes for all ages and we have great teachers for all of the classes. We are located at 1405 Hoyt Street.

Blotters for Aug. 2, 2012

August 4, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 58 calls for service, issued three citations and made four arrests on Aug. 2, 2012.

The SPD received 47, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• Broadway and Bluebonnet.

Calls for service:
• Burglary of a building — 300 block of Alamo.
• Criminal mischief — 600 block of W. Alabama.
• Theft — 800 block of San Carlos.
• Burglary of a habitation — 200 block of W. Fifth.
Arrested by SPD:
• Felecity Gonzales, 26 — Theft.
• Adriana Jiminez, 22 — Warrant.
• Crystal Jiminez, 19 — Warrant.

Two-a-days have arrived

August 4, 2012

Football athletes at all four of the high schools located in Nolan County are scheduled to report for their first workouts on Monday.

V’ball camp is set to begin

August 4, 2012

A volleyball camp will be held starting Monday, Aug. 6 at the Sweetwater Middle School gym on 305 Lamar Street.
Two sessions will be held. Students who have completed grades 6-7 will attend from 9-11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, Aug. 6-10, while students who have completed grades 3-5 will attend camp from 1-3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, Aug. 6-9.
This year’s camp fee will be $35 and includes a T-shirt.

Lady ‘Stangs to start on Monday

August 4, 2012

Sweetwater High School officially kicks off its 2012 volleyball season Monday with the first practices, followed by the teams’ first scrimmages just four days later and then the Lady Mustangs’ opening season matches Monday, Aug. 13.
SHS head coach Liz Miller expects between 45 and 50 athletes to report Monday at 6:30 a.m. Morning workouts will be from 7:15 a.m. to noon with a 45-minute break in between, followed by a 90-minute lunch break and an afternoon practice from 1:30-4 p.m.

Reserved ticket sales to get under way

August 4, 2012

Reserved ticket sales for the general public to all five Sweetwater High School football games for 2012 will on sale starting Monday, Aug. 6 during regular summer business hours at the Sweetwater ISD administration office on 2o7 Musgrove Street. The summer business hours for the Sweetwater ISD are 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Monday through Thursday and from 8 a.m. to noon on Friday. For more information, call the administration office at 235-8601, ext. 116.
‘Meet the Coaches’
is Aug. 16 at D-Queen

In no particular order: Christopher Faith, Gavin Reyes, Carson Brownlow, Kurt Wetsel, Trenton Hicks...
Sweetwater’s Greg Aiken, who will play baseball for McMurry University starting next year, this...
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