Archive - Feb 9, 2013
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 68 calls for service, issued eight citations and made three arrests on Feb. 7, 2013.
The SPD received 24, 911 calls.
â€˘ 12th and Bawcom.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Sexual assault of a child â€”Â Sweetwater area.
Arrested by SPD:
â€˘ Female juvenile, 16 â€” Runaway.
â€˘ Mark Abbe, 34 â€” Theft and driving while license invalid.
â€˘ Jackie Norris, 56 â€” Public intoxication and possession/use of volatile chemical.
Lois Cullins Pate, 78, of Sweetwater, and former resident of Coleman, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 at Abilene Regional Medical Center. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel, 400 West Pecan Street, Coleman, with Dr. Don Northway officiating, assisted by Mr. James Baker. Burial will be in the Coleman City Cemetery, under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home.
On Friday, member of the Roscoe High School senior class helped to clean up the home of Sweetwater Police Officer Armando Renteria, his wife, Andrea, a local teacher and their family that was burned in a fire on Tuesday evening. His daughter is a member of the Roscoe senior class. Students tore down burned walls and trashed what could not be salvaged.
Kelsi Crosson hugs her twin sister, Kendra, after Sweetwater defeated Big Spring, 44-43, on Friday to advance to the Class 3A girls basketball playoffs. Sweetwater, the third-place team from District 4-3A, will face District 3-3A runnerup Fort Stockton at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in bi-district. The game will be played at Sonora High School. See complete story in Sports on page A6.
Most teenagers dream about a summer trip to New York. They imagine the plane touching down at JFK International Airport, spotting the Statue of Liberty for the first time, visiting all the TV studios, attending a Broadway musical â€” the list of entertainment could go on and on. For a group of 26 Sweetwater teens, a trip to New York is on the summer calendar, but itâ€™s going to be a very different kind of trip.