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June 3rd, 2013

County clerk warns residents about mailing scheme

June 3, 2013

While many people are hoping to avoid being scammed over the phone, there is still one method that is being used by some to dupe people into sending their money.
The mailbox.
Nolan County Clerk Pat McGowan wants to make the public aware of a scheme that tries to confuse people. Property Transfer Services, based out of Wilmington, Delaware, has recently restarted their campaign of mailing out Deed Processing Notice letters to people within the county.

Junior League Reds

June 3, 2013

The Sweetwater Reds were the first place team in the Junior League and began play at a District 5 tourna-ment in Abilene on Saturday with a 12-2 victory over the Jim Ned Rockies.
They are scheduled to play the Abilene Eastern Astros in a District 5 quarterfinal at the Abilene North park today at 8 p.m.
Pictured are, front row kneeling, Caden Cornutt, Dalton Woofter, J.L. Solis, Colter Reed, Mason Hernandez; and top row standing, manager Chris Casto, Hunter Mobley, Ty Casto, John Clift, Carson Brownlow, Kurt Wetsel.
Not pictured is player Francisco Garcia.

Junior League Rangers

June 3, 2013

The Sweetwater Rangers were the second place team in the Junior League and began play at a District 5 tournament in Abilene with a 6-4 win over Breckenridge.
They are scheduled to play the Snyder Rangers in a District 5 quarterfinal at the Abilene Wylie park today at 6 p.m.
Pictured are, front row kneeling, Carlos Mendoza, Matt Figueroa, Isak Alvarez, Junior Lawhon, Roger Delacruz; and top row standing, coach Daniel Olguin, Javier Olguin, John Medina, Jonathan Castillo, coach John Castillo, Lowell Williams, Frankie Ortega and coach Frank Ortega.
Not pictured is player Jacob Greenwood.

Local 7-on-7 schedules

June 3, 2013

SWEETWATER VARSITY
June 4
5 p.m. — vs. Brownwood
7 p.m. — vs. Abilene
8 p.m. — vs. Wylie
June 11
5 p.m. — vs. Brownwood
7 p.m. — vs. Wylie
8 p.m. — vs. Cooper
June 18
5 p.m. — vs. Abilene
6 p.m. — vs. Cooper
8 p.m. — vs. Brownwood
June 25
5 p.m. — vs. Brownwood
7 p.m. — vs. Abilene
8 p.m. — vs. Wylie
SWEETWATER JV
June 6
5:30 p.m. — vs. Brown-wood JV
7 p.m. — vs. Cooper JV
June 13
6 p.m. — vs. Roscoe
8 p.m. — vs. Wylie JV
June 20
4 p.m. — vs. Abilene JV
7 p.m. — vs. Haskell
June 27
4:30 p.m. — vs. Wylie JV
7:30 p.m. — vs. Brown-wood JV
ROSCOE VARSITY
June 6

Monday's local weather

June 3, 2013

Expect partly sunny skies today, with a high near 94 and winds from the south at 15 to 20 mph.
Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Winds will remain from the south at 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

Hats off to the future

June 3, 2013

The Sweetwater High School Class of 2013 graduated on Friday evening, May 31, 2013, at Mustang Bowl with friends and family joining in the celebration. Shown, SHS graduates celebrate after receiving their diplomas.

TSTC to offer Microsoft Office short courses this summer

June 3, 2013

This summer, the Sweetwater campus of TSTC (Texas State Technical College) West Texas, located at 300 Homer K. Taylor Drive, will be offering Microsoft Office Short Courses starting on June 17 until July 28. All of the courses will be offered in the Graphics Building in Room 107.

Kara Lehnert advances past third round in National Spelling Bee

June 3, 2013

By spelling the words 'novillero' (an inexperienced bullfighter) and 'temblor' (an earthquake) correctly, Sweetwater sixth-grader Kara Lehnert advanced past the third round of the National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C. this week. Lehnert was one of 11 million students who participated in the 2013 National Spelling Bee, and made it to the final 239. She, and 197 other students, were eliminated after the third round based upon a newly-created computerized vocabulary test. She did not misspell a word since she began the local spelling bee in February.

Pleas entered in District Court

June 3, 2013

Many people have recently entered pleas during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings resulting in fines, probation and jail time.

2013 summer camps

June 3, 2013

SWEETWATER
A Lady Mustang Basketball Camp will be held June 3-6 at the middle school gym on 305 Lamar Street. The camp is for students who have completed grades 2-8. The camp sessions will be from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost of $35 includes a T-shirt. Pre-registration is appreciated.
A concession stand will be available. The camp’s goal is to improve players’ skills through instruction in individual skills and fun team competitions.

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