Archive - 2012

March 20th

Blotters for March 16-18, 2012

March 20, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 46 calls for service, issued seven citations and made two arrests from March 16-18, 2012.

The SPD received 46, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 400 block of NE Georgia.
• Criminal mischief/possession of drug paraphernalia — 1600 block of E. 12th.
• Sexual performance by a child — Sweetwater area.
• Theft — 1100 block of Elm.
• Sexual assault of a child — Sweetwater.
• Theft — 2000 block of Bristol.
• Criminal mischief — 1600 block of San Carlos.
• Theft — 1300 block of Bristol.

SHS teams host Wylie

March 20, 2012

Sweetwater High School’s softball and baseball teams hope to get back on the win-ning track today when they play District 5-3A games at home today against Wylie.
The SHS softball team, which is 10-6 overall but 0-1 in District 5-3A after losing to Big Spring on Friday, will face Wylie at 6:30 p.m. after a JV game at 5. The baseball team — which begins district play at 7 p.m. — has lost its last two games and seen its season record drop to 6-6-1.

March 19th

Courtroom busy

March 19, 2012

The 32nd Judicial District Court room was busy today with several guilty pleas being heard by Judge Glen Harrison. Keep checking for updates or read tomorrow's Sweetwater Reporter for the full story.

Cancellation

March 19, 2012

The Sweetwater Junior Varsity Mustang baseball game with Wylie has been cancelled for today. They will play a double header on Saturday, April 7, 2012.

Plowbots harvest awards

March 19, 2012

The 2012 U.S. FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) was held the first weekend of March for the Regional events in San Antonio. Competing in that Regional were 64 teams representing a number of states and Mexico. The game this year was entitled “Rebound Rumble.” Traveling down to the Alamo Regional was the Roscoe Plowbots who made their third straight appearance in the FRC contest. The objective in the game was for teams, along with their alliance teams, to score as many baskets in goals that ranged from two to eight feet high.

Sign up for Family FunFair

March 19, 2012

High Sky Children’s Ranch and the West Texas Children’s Advocacy Center have once again partnered to host the Seventh Annual West Texas Child Abuse Awareness Family FunFair in Sweetwater. The FunFair will be held at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex on Wednesday, April 4, from 4-6:30 p.m. The Time of Remembrance will start at 6:05 p.m. and organizers ask that everybody stay for the ceremony honoring children who have been victims of child abuse.

Breaking Weather

March 19, 2012

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 84 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1200 PM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES:
CALLAHAN
COKE
COLEMAN
CONCHO
CROCKETT
FISHER
GLASSCOCK
HASKELL
HOWARD
IRION
JONES
KENT
KING
MIDLAND
MITCHELL
NOLAN
REAGAN
RUNNELS
SCHLEICHER
SCURRY
SHACKELFORD
STERLING
STONEWALL
SUTTON
TAYLOR
THROCKMORTON
TOM GREEN

Hudson Moore to perform in Sweetwater

March 19, 2012

JavaJax will be hosting a very special, mid-week live music performance on Wednesday evening, March 21. En route from Austin's SXSW (south by southwest) Music Festival to a show in Lubbock on March 22, Hudson Moore will be playing in Sweetwater.

Pedro P. Elizando, Jr.

March 19, 2012

Pedro P. Elizardo, Jr., age 88, of Sweetwater, Texas, passed away on Monday, March 19, 2012 at Nolan Nursing & Rehab.
A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Lionel Mendez, Sr. officiating. Holy Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 22, 2012, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church with Rev. Charles Okonkwo officiating. Burial will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery. Arrangments are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.

Lifters place at state

March 19, 2012

All four of Sweetwater High School’s athletes placed at the girls state powerlifting meet that was held on Saturday in Corpus Christi.
Loni Mendez had SHS’ top finish, placing seventh in the 181-pound weight class. She lifted 795 pounds with a 315-pound squat, 165-pound bench press and 315-pound dead lift.

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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