Archive - Apr 26, 2013

RELIGION: Wills Family Singers to perform at Broadway Baptist Church

April 26, 2013

BROADWAY BAPTIST CHURCH

'What Women Love' event this weekend

April 26, 2013

Women are known for loving a great many things—family, friends, diamonds, chocolate, roses — the list could go on and on. But, this weekend, a number of Sweetwater women are joining together to say that women also love helping other women. Specifically, ladies from our community will be gathering to help the 27 million women and children worldwide who are caught in the human trafficking industry.

TSTC graduation tonight

April 26, 2013

On Friday evening, 98 graduates will walk across the stage, most already placed in the Texas workforce, supporting our local and state economies.
Software and Business Accounting graduate, Amy Austin, is a single mother of two boys. She has worked hard over the past two years to complete her Associate Degree, but Austin says it was worth it. Austin traveled to the state capitol last week to represent TSTC West Texas at the TSTC Legislature Day. There she toured the capitol and meet with local representatives Susan King and Jim Keffer.

Trent honored as West Texas Funeral Director of the Year

April 26, 2013

Local funeral director and owner of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home in Sweetwater, Jackie Trent received the 2012-2013 West Texas Funeral Director of the Year Award at the WTFDA banquet that was held Tuesday, April 16, in Odessa.  He is pictured (center) with his wife, Dianne Trent (right) and their daughter Marcie Crisp.

NCSO makes presentations at county meeting

April 26, 2013

During Monday's meeting of the Nolan County Commissioners, a few presentations were heard from the Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO).
Sheriff David Warren made the presentations, in which one of them dealt with a contract between Nolan County and Mitchell County to house inmates from Nolan County.
Warren said that he had been approached with the deal by the sheriff of Mitchell County to consider using their facilities to house overflow prisoners from Nolan County. At this time, Nolan County has similar agreements with Garza, Taylor and Runnels counties.

Blotters for April 24, 2013

April 26, 2013

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 50 calls for service, issued four citations and made three arrests on April 24, 2013.

The SPD received 18, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 300 block of NW Georgia.

Calls for service:
• Burglary of a building — 1400 block of Hailey.
• Driving while intoxicated — 300 block of Elm.
• Credit card abuse — Sweetwater.
• Burglary of a building — 300 block of Pine.

Arrested by SPD:
• Billy Kirk, Jr., 38 — Counterfeiting.
• Kerrie King, 22 — Taylor County warrant.
• Thomas Green, 43 — Driving while intoxicated.

Local sports calendar

April 26, 2013

FRIDAY, APRIL 26
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity will host Snyder, 7 p.m.
Track
Sweetwater qualifiers at Region I-3A meet, Lubbock (Texas Tech University).
Blackwell, Highland and Roscoe qualifiers at Region II-1A, Division II meet at San Angelo (Angelo State University).
SATURDAY, APRIL 27
Baseball
Sweetwater JV will play at Snyder, noon.
Softball
Sweetwater vs. Pecos (Class 3A bi-district one-game playoff), 7 p.m., Frenship High School, Wolfforth.
Tennis
Sweetwater middle school teams play at district meet in Big Spring.
Track

Playoff-bound baseball and softball teams

April 26, 2013

The Sweetwater High School baseball and softball teams are in the playoffs the same year for the first time ever.
Baseball players (standing from left) are Ryan Linebaugh, Sean Morrow, Quentin Wetsel, Shawn Campbell, Greg Aiken, Dylan Bennett, Hayden Reeves, Kaleb Hoover, Stephen May, Cole Maxwell, J.P. Poe, Cory Mendez, and Gabriel Melendez.
Softball players (kneeling) are Abby Garcia, Lena Lovelady, Shaneese Brown, Cierra Knox, Jerren Villa, Suede Shirley, Kendra Crosson, Keyli Turner, Maty Montgomery, Kelsi Crosson, Alyssa Heredia, Morgan Gomez, Megan Holsey, and Jaya Atkins.

‘Stangs host Tigers; Lady ‘Stangs start playoffs

April 26, 2013

Spring fever is a common thing for many people in late April when the weather begins to stay warmer.
Fans of the Sweetwater High School baseball and softball teams, though, have another name for it: playoff fever.
Since softball was adopted as a UIL sport, this is the first time for the Lady Mustangs (20-13) and the Mustangs (15-12) to both advance to the playoffs. In fact, in that 17-year span prior to 2013, each of the programs had gone to the playoffs just three times. But that’s all changed.

Local weekend weather

April 26, 2013

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 83. Winds will be from the south at 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight, expect partly cloudy skies with a low around 56 and south-southwestern winds at 5 to 10 mph. Winds will shift to the north-northeast after midnight.
This weekend, we'll see warming temperatures from the mid-70s to mid-80s, although we have a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms on Saturday night. Weekend lows will hover around 60 degrees.
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