Archive - Mar 8, 2013

RELIGION: Local churches to celebrate Easter

March 8, 2013

BROADWAY BAPTIST CHURCH

Kyndra Vaught of Rotan is crowned Miss Snake Charmer

March 8, 2013

Rotan High School senior Kyndra Vaught was crowned Miss Snake Charmer 2013 during the Sweetwater Jaycees annual Miss Snake Charmer scholarship pageant Thursday night at the Municipal Auditorium. Vaught is the daughter of Jeff and Tricia Hurt of Rotan and Chance Vaught of Roby.
Vaught also won the talent portion of the competition with her rendition of Sara Evans’ “Suds in the Bucket,” which she sang and accompanied herself on guitar.
Logan Orozco, a senior at Ballinger High School, was selected as first runner-up by the judges. She is the daughter of Amy Michelle Gallant of Ballinger.

Remember to set clocks forward

March 8, 2013

Rattlesnake Round-up weekend is full of fun and excitement, which can leave residents a little worn out. The Monday after it may seem a little harder to wake up, but to make matters worse, this weekend is the beginning of daylight saving time.
Saturday night when you lay down, after this long weekend, make sure to set your clocks one hour forward.

Dr. Gene Howard to be at Broadway Baptist Church

March 8, 2013

Broadway Baptist Church invites the public on Sunday, March 10, to share in Friend Day. 
During the morning service they will have Dr. Gene Howard, who is a John Wayne impersonator. Not only will Dr. Howard impersonate John Wayne, but he will give a spiritual message of freedom and sacrifice with a patriotic flair.

Blotters for March 6, 2013

March 8, 2013

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 47 calls for service, issued no citations and made one arrest on Mar. 6, 2013.

The SPD received 24, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Burglary of a habitation — 600 block of Jack Lambert.
• Forgery/unauthorized use of a vehicle — 300 block of W. Colorado.
• Theft — 800 block of E. 17th.

Arrested by SPD:
• Blake Massey, 24 — Driving while intoxicated.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had eight calls for service, served four civil papers and made one arrest on Mar. 6, 2013.

Arrested by NCSO:

Ella Mae Sedberry

March 8, 2013

Funeral services for Ella Mae Sedberry, 95, of Sweetwater, are pending with McCoy Funeral Home.
Sedberry died Friday, March 8, 2013, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.

Frances L. (Derington) Boil

March 8, 2013

HAMLIN - Frances L. (Derington) Boil, 88 passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013 in Snyder. Services will be at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, 2013 at the Church of Christ in Hamlin with burial at Hamlin Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-6 p.m. on Saturday at Adams-Foster-Ray Funeral Home.

Allie Lee Greer

March 8, 2013

Allie Lee Greer, age 92, of Clifton, (former resident of Sweetwater) passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at Goodall Witcher Hospital in Clifton.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Broadway Baptist Church with Pastor Lonnie Lehrman officiating, assisted by Brother L. J. McCullough. Burial will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.

Four Mustangs honored in 4-3A

March 8, 2013

Four Sweetwater High School basketball players have earned District 4-3A recognition for their out-standing play this season.
Junior Kaleb Hoover was named to the first team and junior Dylan Bennett made the second team. Two soph-omores, Isaiah McGee and Rhett Torres, received all-district honorable mention.
Hoover, who led the Mus-tangs in scoring with a 15.7 average during district play, was the district newcomer of the year as a sophomore.

Two SHS girls lifters will go to state

March 8, 2013

Alexis Thompson in the 114-pound class and Ashley Lara in the 198-pound class will be representing Sweetwater High School at the state girls powerlifting meet after recording top-two finishes this past week-end at the regional meet in Fort Stockton.
Thompson was second Alyssa Flores of Snyder in her weight class with a total lift of 515 pounds while Lara was second in her weight class to Kathryn Garza of Fort Stockton after lifting a total of 630 pounds.

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