Archive - May 7, 2013

TSTC, LMI to host summer robotics camp

May 7, 2013

TSTC (Texas State Technical College) and Ludlum Measurements are presenting a Summer Robotics Camp from June 3-6, 2013 at The Center on the TSTC Sweetwater campus for students entering grades four through seven.
Participants can experience the wonder and excitement of designing and programming robots in a collegial environment, while also choosing to experience other fun activities that include art, math, medicine or technology.
Sessions are broken into half-day and full-day camps so that students can select the best choice for them. Everyone will receive a free t-shirt and goodie bag.

Women’s Forum donates to Girl Scout metal flower garden

May 7, 2013

The Woman's Forum winter fundraiser was a great success according to members of the local club. Their main project was to raise $1,000 for the Camp Boothe Oaks metal flower garden and to give the Pioneer Museum some funds for their yearly budget.

Local resident recognized by Continental Who's Who

May 7, 2013

Kim K. Lewis is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Administration. Lewis is an Administrative Supervisor with Luminant Power, the largest wind purchaser in Texas, and the fifth largest wind purchaser in the United States.
Luminant specializes in power generation business with plant and mine, wholesale marketing and trading and development operations. It has over 15,400 megawatts of generation in Texas, including 2,300 megawatts fueled by nuclear power and 8,000 megawatts fueled by coal.

TNB awards Good Grades Pay winners

May 7, 2013

Sweetwater High School had another great six week period with 66 students making the A-Honor Roll and Texas National Bank continued with its commitment to recognize and award one lucky scholar from each grade with $50. The winners of the Texas National Bank Good Grades Pay award for the fifth six seeks were Michael Hunt (ninth grade), Caroline Brennan (10th grade), Taylor McPherson (11th grade) and Janell Walker (12th grade).

Blotters for May 3-5, 2013

May 7, 2013

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 169 calls for service, issued nine citations and made 12 arrests from May 3-5, 2013.

The SPD received 189, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Disorderly conduct — 300 block of Lamar.
• Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon — 900 block of Lamar.
• Burglary — 1600 block of Throckmorton.
• Family violence assault — Sweetwater.
• Family violence assault — Sweetwater.

Arrested by SPD:
• Felicity Gonzales, 27 — Warrant.
• Charles Partain, 51 — Public intoxication.
• Debra Little, 46 — Disorderly conduct/public intoxication.

It’s a great time of year

May 7, 2013

When the month of May arrives in Texas, only the best spring high school athletes and teams are still competing. And last year, for the first time in memory, Nolan County was not represented at the state track meet in Austin.

SW-Pampa playoff schedule

May 7, 2013

REGION I-3A AREA PLAYOFF
(Best-of-3 series)
Lubbock Christian University’s Hays Field
Records: Sweetwater 17-14; Pampa 13-11
Game 1: 7:30 p.m. Friday
(Pampa will be the home team)
Game 2: Noon Saturday
(Sweetwater will be the home team)
Game 3: 30 minutes after the conclusion of Game 2, if necessary (coin flip to decide home team)
NOTE: The Sweetwater-Pampa winner advances to the Region I-3A quarterfinals

Local weather for Tuesday

May 7, 2013

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 84 and winds from the south at 15 to 20 mph. After 4 p.m., we'll see a 20% chance of isolated showers and thunderstorms.
The rain chances will continue until 1 a.m.; otherwise, expect partly cloudy skies with a low around 61. Winds will be from the south-southeast at 10 to 15 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

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