Archive - Dec 11, 2013
The Seed Survivor Mobile Exhibit, a plant nutrient classroom on wheels, visited Roscoe ISD Tuesday morning. The exhibit is used to introduce the younger generation to the importance of agriculture production of food and fiber, which supplies our nation's needs to survive and exist. Seed Survivor is a free, curriculum-based learning experience that encourages children in grades 1 through 6 to master the elements that plants need to grow.
A pursuit involving a stolen vehicle and multiple law enforcement entities came to a conclusion on Monday afternoon at the intersection of Fisher and Avenue A.
According to Lieutenant Randy Hanes with the Sweetwater Police Department, the vehicle used in the pursuit was stolen on Sunday evening. Eventually, the vehicle was spotted by Officer Moses Campa, which started the pursuit.
The suspects made an effort to flee, in which Hanes explained that the pursuit became dangerous at one point. The vehicle was driven on the wrong side of the interstate for at least a mileâ€™s distance.
Nolan County recently received an award from the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, which was acknowledged during Monday morning's meeting of the county commissioners.
Judge Tim Fambrough explained that the Leadership Circle - Gold Member award recognizes local government entities who are financially transparent. They set the example for others to follow by sharing their information in a user-friendly format, notably online.
County employees Judy Kaspar and Jeanne Wells were recognized for their work which led to the receiving of the award.
There are still four unbeaten basketball teams in the county after Highlandâ€˜s two teams and the Sweetwater boys won on the road Tues-day. Highlandâ€™s girls and boys routed Guthrie 53-29 and 57-29, respectively, while the Sweetwater boys won 70-54 at Brownwood.
Both the Sweetwater and Highland boys are 4-0 for the year as are Blackwellâ€™s boys, who were idle, while the Highland girls are 9-0 and still No. 1 in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches poll in Class 1A, Division II.
Roscoeâ€™s junior high boys basketball teams won recent games to remain undefeated for the young season.
Roscoeâ€™s â€˜Aâ€™ team is 5-0 after winning 36-31 over Highland and 42-7 against Loraine. The â€˜Bâ€™ team (4-0) also played Highland and won, 26-11.
Jose Ortega had 12, Camden Boren seven, Cle-mente Aguayo and Jayden Gonzales four, Francisco Garcia three, Tagen Adkins and Parker Payne two and Tait Fullwood one for the â€˜Aâ€™ team vs. Highland while for Roscoe â€˜Bâ€™, Mason Hernan-dez had 10, J.R. Guia and Aaron Thomas four and Tristan Brooks, Andrew DeLeon, Nicholas Limones and Will Thomas two.
Today will be partly cloudy, with a high around 37. Winds will be from the north at 5 to 20 mph, becoming 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
Expect mostly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 26 and northern winds at 5 to 15 mph.
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