Archive - 2013

March 6th

Educational Diagnosticians’ Week is Mar. 4-8

March 6, 2013

At the beginning of last month, Texas Governor Rick Perry said that a week should be set aside each year during the month of March to highlight the contributions of a particular field of educators.
As a result, March 4 through 8 has been proclaimed as Educational Diagnosticians' Week in Texas.
"I urge all Texans to recognize the important efforts of educational diagnosticians," Governor Perry stated in the proclamation. "Their hard work contributes to the success of our young Texans and to the future of the Lone Star State."

TNB launches mobile banking

March 6, 2013

Texas National Bank’s focus on customer-centric products and services expanded this month to include Texas National Bank Mobile.
Mobile banking services provided by Texas National Bank Mobile include apps, available for Android™ and iPhone®, a mobile banking website (www.tnbnetbank.mobi) and text banking that offer customers features such as the ability to check balances, search transaction history, transfer money between Texas National Bank accounts, and bill pay.

Blotters for March 4, 2013

March 6, 2013

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 44 calls for service, issued no citations and made one arrest on Mar. 4, 2013.

The SPD received 30, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 300 block of NE Georgia.
• Burglary of a vehicle — 1100 block of Silas.

Arrested by SPD:
• Female juvenile, 14 — Runaway.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 10 calls for service, served 10 civil papers and made four arrests on Mar. 4, 2013.

Arrested by NCSO:
• Gilbert Raul Aguilar, 21, of Port Lavaca — Warrant/motion to revoke probation.

Della Light

March 6, 2013

Della Light, age 97, of Sweetwater, died Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Good Life Senior Living Center in Snyder, following a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on. Friday, March 8, 2013, at McCoy Chapel of Memories, with Pastor Chester McCown officiating. Interment will follow at the Lone Wolf Cemetery.
A family visitation will be held Thursday, March 7, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Arrangements are under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.

Local sports calendar

March 6, 2013

THURSDAY, MARCH 7
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity at Abilene tournament.
Sweetwater JV at San Angelo tournament.
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity plays at Brownwood tournament.
Sweetwater JV plays at Brownwood JV tournament.
Track
Sweetwater JV and varsity girls and boys will host Rattlesnake Relays.
Roscoe junior high teams host Blackland-Divide meet.
Highland junior high teams at Blackland-Divide meet.
FRIDAY, MARCH 8
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity at Abilene tournament.
Sweetwater JV at San Angelo tournament.
Track
Sweetwater middle school teams at Clyde meet.

Track meets slated in SW, Roscoe

March 6, 2013

Numerous track athletes from the West Texas area will be in Nolan County to compete in one-day meets scheduled this week.
After an absence of a few years, Sweetwater will once again be hosting a meet with the return of the Rattlesnake Relays on Thursday, while Roscoe will again be hosting junior high and high school meets the next two days.
Junior high teams will participate in the Blackland-Divide meet on Thursday, with the high school athletes competing Friday in the varsity and JV meet.
The Rattlesnake Relays will have four divisions — varsity boys and girls and JV boys and girls.

SMS girls track teams begin their season

March 6, 2013

The Sweetwater Middle School girls track teams began their season by com-peting at Colorado City this past Thursday.
Team totals and individual results follow:
7TH GRADE GIRLS
64 points (4th place)
Shot put — Avery Garcia 5th
Distance medley — 5th (Jessica Poe, Ainsleigh Nelson, Ally Hogan, Alexe Alcala)
1600 relay — 4th (Alex Perez, Kalei Hayes, Eva Ornelas, Sierra Martinez)
800 relay — 4th (Sonora Medellin, Eva Ornelas, Jaelynn Page, Angela Blueford)
Discus — Ally Hogan 3rd
400 relay — 2nd (Sonora Medellin, Jessica Poe, Jaelynn Page, Angela Blueford)
8TH GRADE GIRLS

JV track boys at Snyder

March 6, 2013

Several JV members of the Sweetwater boys track team competed this past week at Snyder’s Canyon Reef Relays.
The 1600 relay of Max Nemir, Mark Lawrence, Max Gomez and Quentin Wetsel placed second, as did the sprint medley of Daniel Commacho, Deshaun Williams, Nemir and Keegan Von Atzigen and the distance medley of Adan Sanchez, Bruce Wingo, Austin Watts and Brandon Gutierrez.

Boys golfers at Andrews event

March 6, 2013

Three members of the Sweetwater High School boys golf team competed at the Andrews tournament this past week.
Alex Castil-lo shot 79-79-158; Michael Hunt shot 83-92-175; and Mark Lawrence shot 118-106-224.

Wednesday's local weather

March 6, 2013

Today will be partly sunny with a high near 61. Winds will be from the south-southeast around 15 mph, with gusts topping out around 20 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight with a low around 40 and southern winds at 10 to 15 mph. Gusts could be as high as 20 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

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