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September 18th, 2012

Blotters for September 14-16, 2012

September 18, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 100 calls for service, issued eight citations and made 11 arrests from Sept. 14-16, 2012.

The SPD received 48, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 200 block of E Third.
• 800 block of E 16th.

Calls for service:
• Sexual assault — 400 block of Pine.
• Criminal mischief — 500 block of W New Mexico.
• Burglary of building — 1100 block of W Arizona.
• Burglary of vehicle — 900 block of Bowie.

Arrested by SPD:
• Anthony Sapp, 27 — Possession of controlled substance.
• Teresa Guajardo, 23 — Family violence assault.

Lady ‘Stangs go for No. 20

September 18, 2012

With its District 4-3A opener still four days away, the Sweetwater High School volleyball team shoots for a milestone today.
The Lady Mustangs (19-10) go for their 20th win at about 6:15 p.m. when they host Miles at the SHS gym. Sweetwater, which has not reached the 20-victory plateau since 2008, saw its most recent action Satur-day when it played a dual match in Lubbock.
The Lady Mustangs were pushed to the limit when they rallied for a 3-2 win over Lubbock Monterey, then lost by a 3-1 margin against Lubbock Cooper as they fell by scores of 18-25, 25-21, 15-25, 15-25.

Freshman, JV grid teams win

September 18, 2012

Sweetwater High School’s freshman and junior varsity football teams were winners this past Thursday at home.
The freshmen defeated Breckenridge 32-16, while Sweetwater’s JV squad beat Breckenridge 14-2.

Tuesday's local forecast

September 18, 2012

Cooler temperatures will be around today, with mostly sunny skies and a high near 79. Winds will be from the north at 10 to 15 mph, with a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 p.m.
Tonight will be mostly clear with a low around 58. Northeast winds around 5 mph will become south-southeast after midnight.
Visit weather.gov to learn more about the local weather.

September 17th

Fire consumes family home

September 17, 2012

A Friday morning fire has left a family without their home and without any of their belongings. The fire was electrical in nature and consumed the entire home and a vehicle as well.
The family — Alvin and Rosa Rogers and daughter Gracy Sosa — is currently staying at La Quinta in Sweetwater and a donation jar has been put at the front desk for donations for the family. As of right now, the family is mostly in need of clothes, as all of their clothes were burned in the fire. Any donations are much appreciated. Family clothing sizes include:

RPMH launches monthly caregiver support meeting

September 17, 2012

One in four adult Americans serve as caregivers to an elderly relative, spouse or friend. This crucial role can take a physical and mental toll on the caregiver, but with the appropriate knowledge and support, the job can be less taxing.
Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) understands the importance of caregivers. To make their job easier, the hospital is scheduling the first of what is intended to be a monthly support group meeting on Thursday, Sept. 20.

Koinonia coffee shop opens

September 17, 2012

First Baptist Church announced the opening of Koinonia Coffee. The coffee shop opened last Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, with fresh ground coffee and homemade tea cakes in the newly remodeled Welcome Center on the corner of Third and Elm Streets.
Koinonia Coffee was originally planned with the remodel of the Education Building and is now beginning to take form and develop in its ministry to the community. The Welcome Center of First Baptist Church houses Koinonia Coffee and is a warm and friendly atmosphere to meet with friends and enjoy some great coffee and food.

Billy G. Rogers

September 17, 2012

Billy G. Rogers, 82, of Sweetwater, died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, in Sweetwater. His body will be cremated with private family services at a later date.

James E. “Blackie” Blackwell

September 17, 2012

Graveside services for James E. “Blackie” Blackwell, 97, of San Angelo, will be held Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, at 3 p.m. at Blackwell Cemetery. Rev. Ward Hayes will officiate with interment to follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Blackwell died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, in San Angelo.
He was born March 12, 1915 in Paris, Texas. He was married to Francis Evelyn Goodwin. He loved his wife dearly. He enjoyed golf, gardening, fishing and talking with friends. He also loved taking care of fruit trees and reading.

Ralph W. Porter, Jr.

September 17, 2012

Graveside services for Ralph W. Porter, Jr., 81, of Nolan, will be held Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Slater's Chapel. Rev. Vic Meyer will officiate and interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, from 6 to 8 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home.
Porter died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
He was born June 11, 1931 in Dora, Texas. He married Wanda Curtis on Jan. 27, 1957 in Lovington, NM. Ralph was a member of Nolan Baptist Church.

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