Archive - 2013

June 5th

Local teams eliminated at area tourneys

June 5, 2013

All three surviving Sweet-water Little League teams were eliminated Monday at District 5 tournaments in Abilene. In the Minor League, the Mudcats fell 17-4 to the Abilene Eastern Longhorns and both Junior League teams also lost. The Rangers fell 22-8 to Snyder and the Reds lost 15-4 to Abilene Eastern. All three had won first-round games Saturday. A number of local players will be participating in District 5 All-Star tournaments June 24-July 5; the names of the all-star participants will be announced June 10 while the locations for the games has not yet been released.

Local Wednesday weather

June 5, 2013

We're still dealing with hot weather, as today's high will be 103 with sunny skies. Winds will be breezy and from the south at 15 to 25 mph. Gusts could be as high as 30 mph, and after 1 p.m. a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms will come into the area.
The precipitation chances will bump up to 50% tonight; otherwise, expect mostly cloudy conditions with a low around 69. Winds will be from the east-southeast at 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. After midnight, winds will become northern.
Learn more about the incoming cool front now at weather.gov.

June 4th

Former TSTC Chief of Police pleads guilty to felony theft

June 4, 2013

Former Texas State Technical College (Sweetwater campus) Chief of Police Debrah Kaye McCain pled guilty on Monday in the 32nd Judicial District Court to theft of over $1,500 of a public servant, a third degree felony.
The classification would have been enhanced, had the amount been over $20,000. McCain was accused of taking U.S. currency in the amount of $19,528.03 on April 16, 2009, while she was the Sweetwater TSTC Chief of Police. "The money came into your custody by virtue of your status as a public servant," said Judge Glen Harrison.

TSTC to offer Microsoft Office short courses

June 4, 2013

As part of the Microsoft Office Short Courses offered this summer at the local TSTC (Texas State Technical College) West Texas campus, two classes on Microsoft Word 2010 will be taught.
The campus is located at 300 Homer K. Taylor Drive in Sweetwater, and the courses will be held in the Graphics Building in Room 107. Each class costs $120.

Stringer pleads guilty to indecency with a child

June 4, 2013

Ethan Charles Stringer pled guilty to indecency with a child by contact, a second degree felony. Stringer engaged in sexual contact with a child under 17 years of age by touching the victim's genitals on March 17, 2012.
The victim, the victim's mother and the victim’s father each gave impact statements at the court proceedings on Monday.

No serious injuries in wreck

June 4, 2013

A wreck occurred on Interstate 20 on Monday afternoon on the Cemetery Road bridge in the east bound lane in Nolan County.
The truck with the trailer (front) had broken down and was already on the phone with 911 when he was hit from behind by the red pickup, according to emergency authorities. Traffic was reportedly heavy at the time and the driver was not able to see very far ahead of him.
A tractor trailer was unable to avoid the truck that hit the trailer and clipped the back of the Ford truck. The tractor trailer went past the wreck and stopped farther down the interstate.

Arevalo pleads guilty in home invasion case

June 4, 2013

Alfonso Arevalo of Sweetwater pled guilty to three counts during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings on Monday.
Arevalo pled guilty to theft under $1,500, enhanced to a state jail felony with two prior theft convictions, both in the Nolan County Court at Law. On April 16, 2012, Arevalo took Budweiser beer from Brenda Roman. For that plea, Arevalo received a sentence of 18 months confinement in the State Jail Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. He was also ordered to pay $343 in court costs and $27 in restitution to Skinny's in Sweetwater.

Sweetwater Healthcare to host Chamber Coffee

June 4, 2013

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Coffee at 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 5 at Sweetwater Healthcare Center, located at 1600 Josephine.
The business is owned by Senior Living Properties, LLC and is operated by the Sweetwater Healthcare Center. Leslie Lane serves as the administrator.

Sweetwater Healthcare to host Chamber Coffee

June 4, 2013

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Coffee at 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 5 at Sweetwater Healthcare Center, located at 1600 Josephine.
The business is owned by Senior Living Properties, LLC and is operated by the Sweetwater Healthcare Center. Leslie Lane serves as the administrator.

Sweetwater and Roscoe 2013 summer sports camp schedule

June 4, 2013

SWEETWATER
A Mustang Golf Camp will be held June 11-13 at Sweetwater Country Club for ages 6 and up. Sessions are from 9-11 a.m. each day. The cost of the camp will be $60 per child, with family discounts available. For more information, call camp instructors Sarah Cumbie at 325-338-5407 or Ashley Timm at 325-338-8055.

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