Archive - 2013

April 26th

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.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

April 25th

SHS students receive letter from Elie Wiesel

April 25, 2013

Sweetwater High School sophomore students of Jennifer Alden read Night this semester. One of their assignments was to write the author, Elie Wiesel, a letter telling him the part of the book that impacted them the most and to include any questions they might have for him.

Blackwell FCCLA students compete in State FCCLA Leadership Conference

April 25, 2013

Blackwell FCCLA had a magnificent showing recently at the State FCCLA Leadership Conference in Dallas. There were 3,934 students in attendance.
BreAnne Richardson carried out her duties as the State Vice President of Programs. In addition, she received four scholarships totaling $23,800. She was recognized by the Texas Career and Technology Council as the Best of Texas Outstanding Special Achievement award winner.

State Fire Marshal called in to investigate for arson in Roscoe

April 25, 2013

After incidents occurring these past few days, it now seems obvious that an arsonist is at work in Roscoe and the Roscoe area. Following the most recent incident, a fire that burned down a vacant house on FM 608 two miles north of Roscoe early Wednesday morning, the state fire marshal has been called in to investigate.

"Beat the Street for Little Feet" this weekend

April 25, 2013

The spring season is in full bloom, which means it's the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors!
On Saturday, April 27, Cornerstone Christian School will host "Beat the Street for Little Feet"--a family-fun event that will get everyone active and assist the local school. The function will be held on the school campus, located at the 4th and Elm Church of Christ in Sweetwater.

THURSDAY, APRIL 17 Track Sweetwater qualifiers will compete at 3-3A/4-3A area meet in Pecos (top...
Nine Sweetwater track athletes will be the first from Nolan County to try for regional berths today...
A 15-1 win over Monahans Tuesday broke Sweetwater out of its recent tailspin and got the team back...

 

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