Archive - 2013
Sweetwater will have four Little League all-star teams competing in District 5 tournaments later this month.
A pre-tournament meet-ing will be held Wednesday to announce the tournament sites and schedule, with play scheduled to begin June 24 and run through July 5.
Sweetwaterâ€™s 9-10 year-old Little League all-stars are Harrison Foster, Logan Cornutt, Hector Medina, Cooper Hrbacek, Ricky Dela-paz, Jacob Roden, Jonathan Gallegos, Ector Martinez Jr., Braxton Gomez, Ethan Cortez, Skyler Painter and Jacob Cantu.
Pictured are local students in grades K-8 who attended the recent Lady Mustang Softball Camp.
Members of the Sweetwater T-Ball Rock Hounds this year were, front row from left, Emma Dempsey, Derek Bewley, Elijah Martinez, Randyn Boiles, Kannon Galindo; back row, Jaycen Lara, DaVon Jennings, Anthony Bewley, Ayden Garcia, Malashia Galindo.
Pictured on the back row are team mom Monica Wagner, assistant coaches Chris Ramirez and Richard Lara and head coach Curry Bewley.
Shown are members of the Sweetwater Farm League Yankees, who finished with an undefeated 12-0 record during the 2013 season.
Pictured in no particular order are players Angel Delapaz, Jake McCoy, Ryan Alvarez, Diego Alvarez, Jaxon Watts, Christian Ceballos, Brennan Ceballos, Ian Cortez, Cade Johnson, Darrick Valenzuela and Ruben Underwood and coaches Sammy Alvarez, Ruben Lopez and Tommy McCoy.
The 10th Annual Girl Scout Service Unit Pancake Breakfast will be held on Saturday, June 15 at the Lion's Club building, located on the corner of Lamar and Arizona, from 8 to 11 a.m. All proceeds will go to the Girl Scouts of Texas-Oklahoma Plains: Sweetwater Girl Scout Service unit.
The Sweetwater VFW will be having a dance on Friday, June 14 from 8 p.m. to midnight. Entertainment will be provided by Dusty Creek, featuring traditional country music on the dance floor. Call 235-8105 for prices or for more information.
Trinity Baptist Church, located at 1503 Crescent Drive, will have their Vacation Bible School Monday, June 17 through Wednesday, June 19, from 1-4 p.m. each day. The theme is "Kingdom Rock," and is for students in first through sixth grades. On Wednesday there will be a finale celebration from 4-6 p.m. with a water slide and hot dogs. For more information, call the church at 235-2991.
The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting on Thursday for Laundry Express, run by Gwen Boyd and Mechele Campa. Laundry Express is located at 12727 South IH20 in Roscoe, next to Retta Mae's restaurant and is the first business of its kind in Nolan County. The business offers laundry services and uses high quality and environmentally sensitive equipment. Their equipment uses true-steam technology which leaves clothing and other laundered items virtually wrinkle-free.
Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development (SEED), the sales tax entity that is responsible for economic development in Sweetwater, will be hosting a â€śCline Shaleâ€ť public forum for those interested in learning more about the Cline Shale Oil Play and how it affects West Texas.Â
Several bids were opened during Tuesday's Sweetwater City Commission meeting at City Hall, including bids for five lots on two different blocks in the Southside Addition.
The bids for these lots were originally presented at the May meeting, but were rejected. On Tuesday, the unsolicited bids from C.D. Trimble Properties, LLC for lots 6, 9, 10 and 11 of Block 20 and lot 23 on Block 16 were for $2,000 and $500, respectively.