June 29th, 2012
Linda (Scarborough) Fege, age 66, of Arlington, Texas passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at her residence.
Funeral services are pending at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Essie â€śLouiseâ€ť Foust Rawlings, 77, died Thursday, June 28, 2012, at the Oaks at Radford Hills Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Abilene, Texas. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 30, 2012, at Sweetwater Cemetery with Gary Ruffin officiating, under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home. A visitation will be on Friday, June 29, 2012 from 6-7 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home.
Pictured are the students and coaches at the Roscoe Collegiate basketball camp held this week at Roscoeâ€™s gym for girls and boys entering grades 2-5.
In no particular order are Jaci Alexander, Jaden Alexander, Levi Spencer, Leandra DeLeon, Taylor Chavez, Taylor Sexton, Presley Sexton, Kolby Montgomery, Alicia Pantoja, Grady Underwood, Joshua Laurens, Hunter Anglin, Jaleigh Morales, Riley Sheridan, Jathan Sheridan, Jacob Stegge, Ethan Peacock, Preslea Peacock, Kinsey Buchanan, Antonio Aguayo, Madeline Sexton and Daman Chavez and coaches Kelly Jo Sexton, Shella Arnwine and Jacinda Morales.
Nolan County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Dennis Cumbie, reminds producers to report crop losses resulting from a weather-related disaster event within 15 days of the disaster or when the loss first becomes apparent, this includes crops covered by crop insurance, the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) and crops without insurance coverage.
Many local students in grades second through eighth are currently attending a drama camp at Sweetwater High School, led by Sweetwater High School drama students and SHS drama teacher Melody Copeland. A show of Copeland's adaptation of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, June 29, 2012, at the SHS Auditorium.
AAA Texas projects 2.98 million Texans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the Independence Day holiday weekend, a 4.7 percent increase over last year.Â The Independence Day holiday travel period is defined as Tuesday, July 3 to Sunday, July 8.Â
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 55 calls for service, issued no citations and made one arrest on June 26, 2012.
The SPD received 42, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€˘Â Theftâ€”Â 1600 block of Josephine.
â€˘Â Information onlyâ€”Â 200 block of E. 4th.
Arrested by SPD:
â€˘ Brenda Mendez, 30 â€” Forgery.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had five calls for service, served no civil papers and made one arrest on June 26, 2012.
Arrested by NCSO:
A graveside service for Louise Rawlings, 76, of Sweetwater, will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 30, 2012, at Sweetwater Cemetery. Interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. on Friday, June 29, 2012, at McCoy Funeral Home.
Rawlings died Thursday, June 28, 2012, at Oaks at Radford Hills Nursing Home in Abilene.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.
Sweetwaterâ€™s Little League all-star baseball teams began play in District 5 tournaments on Wednesday, and two of the three teams who saw action won.
Sweetwaterâ€™s 9-10 year-olds visited Snyder and won 8-7, while the 10-11 year-olds traveled to Clyde and romped to a 13-3 victory. However, Snyder came away with a 5-0 win over Sweetwa-ter in the 11-12 year-old division in a game held in Snyder.
Pool play games will continue today.
Austinâ€”The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has launched a new online map application, Drive Texasâ„˘, that provides travelers with real-time traffic conditions, traffic and weather feeds, as well as links to other useful travel information.