Archive - Mar 20, 2013

Celebrate with an Egg-cellent Outdoor Brunch

March 20, 2013

Take advantage of warmer weather by hosting an outdoor brunch serving an egg-tastic recipe that's sure to please your friends and family. Eggs Benedict Casserole is a do-it-yourself version of the restaurant classic, combining traditional ingredients with a spicy twist. Requiring only one dish for baking and serving, this recipe is perfect for special occasions and celebrations, or casual weekend brunches at home.
Menu
Here's a list of items to consider when preparing for your outdoor brunch:

2013 Hoops, Dreams and Goals set for March 22

March 20, 2013

The Ninth Annual Hoops Dreams and Goals 2013 competition is set for March 22 at the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum.
“Hoops, Dreams and Goals is an exhilarating event that we use to celebrate intellectual and developmental disabilities awareness month and to kickoff our spring to coincide with all the March Madness Basketball Tournaments going on across the nation,” said West Texas Centers CEO Shelley Smith, LMSW.
“It’s just a fun event that brings our entire community together and gives our athletes a chance at some friendly competition.”

Arevalo indicted in home invasion case

March 20, 2013

A Nolan County Grand Jury indicted eight people this week, with five of those indictments sealed.
Alfonso Arevalo, 31, of Sweetwater, was indicted for burglary of a habitation with the intent to commit aggravated robbery, a first degree felony.
Sweetwater Chief of Police Brian Frieda stated that at approximately 10:40 p.m. on Jan. 10, the Sweetwater Police Department responded to a call of shots fired at the 1700 block of Pease. While en route to the location, officers received a call from Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital stating that an individual in the Emergency Room had been shot.

NCUW golf tournament to be held Saturday

March 20, 2013

If you're looking for a great way to usher in the spring season this weekend, your search can come to an end. The 2013 Nolan County United Way (NCUW) Golf Tournament will be held this Saturday at the Sweetwater Country Club with an 8 a.m. shotgun start.
This year's tournament will honor the life and service of the late Charles Roberson, who passed away in July 2012. He served on the NCUW board of directors for more than ten years and was also involved in many community activities and organizations.

Drug bust at car wash

March 20, 2013

Kenneth Acorn, 23 was arrested for possession of controlled substance in a drug free zone and warrants on Tuesday.
The Sweetwater Police Department received a complaint about loud music at the car wash around 12:30 p.m. Upon arrival, police arrested Acorn, as he had an outstanding warrant, and in the process, retrieved suspected crack cocaine, marijuana and money from Acorn’s vehicle.

Blotters for March 18, 2013

March 20, 2013

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 41 calls for service, issued no citations and made two arrests on Mar. 18, 2013.

The SPD received 27, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 1600 block of Neff.
• 200 block of Elm.
• 300 block of Neff.

Calls for service:
• Burglary — 800 block of E. Alabama.
• Theft — 1000 block of View.
• Theft — 1200 block of Throckmorton.

Arrested by SPD:
• Jammie Pruitt, 23 — Resisting/warrants/unlawful possession of firearm.
• Ittticha Taylor, 30 — Driving while intoxicated.

Nelson Alfred Dressler

March 20, 2013

Nelson Alfred Dressler, age 95, a longtime Sweetwater resident, died Monday, March 18, 2013 at Snyder Healthcare Center after a lengthy illness.
Services for Mr. Dressler will be held on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home with Dr. Tommy Culwell officiating. Interment will follow at the Garden of Memories in Sweetwater, under the direction of Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.

Local sports calendar

March 20, 2013

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20
Golf
Sweetwater JV and varsi-ty girls will play at Lamesa tournament.
THURSDAY, MARCH 21
Track
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams at Maverick Relays in Eastland.
Sweetwater middle school teams are at Badger Relays, Merkel.
Roscoe junior high teams at Roby meet.
FRIDAY, MARCH 22
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity at Big Spring, 7 p.m.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity and JV at Big Spring at 5 and 7 p.m., respectively.
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity plays at Monahans tournament.
Track
Highland and Blackwell varsity and junior high teams at meets in Trent.
SATURDAY, MARCH 23

Mustangs hold off Rangers to pick up win in 4-3A opener

March 20, 2013

The home field has been kind to Sweetwater’s base-ball team this year, and the Mustangs took advantage of those familiar surroundings to win their District 4-3A opener on Tuesday against Midland Greenwood.
Despite being out-hit 7-6, Sweetwater prevailed 4-3 as the Mustangs (9-10 overall) scratched out a 4-1 lead through five innings and held on in improving their home record to 7-1.
Sweetwater, which never trailed, used its small-ball abilities to take a 2-0 lead in the second inning and added single tallies in the fourth and fifth innings.

SW falls victim to GW rally in 5-2 defeat

March 20, 2013

After a district-opening win over Snyder four days earlier, the Sweetwater softball team had another chance to make a big statement in the early 4-3A race when it hosted Midland Greenwood on Tuesday.
And the Lady Mustangs looked ready to do that over the first five innings as senior pitcher Maty Montgomery pitched a shutout while Sweetwater opened a 2-0 lead at the Jerry Collins Complex.

Sweetwater boys host Coleman — freshmen at 4:30 p.m., JV at 6 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m. Sweetwater...
The Roscoe girls basket-ball team lost at Haskell, 57-34, to start District 7-2A play on Tuesday....
GRAPE CREEK — Three players hit double figures as the Sweetwater boys easily defeated Grape Creek,...

 

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