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September 5th, 2012

Walls going up at Golden Chick

September 5, 2012

A Golden Chick is currently being constructed along Interstate 20 in the plaza near Verizon Wireless. Construction was planned to last about 60 days from beginning to completion.

Blotters for August 31 - September 3, 2012

September 5, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 190 calls for service, issued 11 citations and made 18 arrests from Aug. 31 to Sept. 3, 2012.

The SPD received 150, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 1900 block of Lamar.
• 900 block of Walnut.
• 1900 block of Lamar.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 1700 block of E. 14th.
• Criminal trespass — 200 block of Clark.
• Criminal mischief — 200 block of Avenue K.
• Burglary of a habitation — 500 block of Newman.
• Theft — 1100 block of Elm.
• Theft — 1100 block of E. Broadway.
• Stalking — 1000 block of James.

Local Sports Calendar

September 5, 2012

THURSDAY, SEPT. 6
Football
Sweetwater freshmen at Andrews, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV at And-rews, 6:30 p.m.
Roscoe JV hosts Irion County, 6 p.m.
Highland JV at Sterling City, 6 p.m.
Volleyball
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade teams at Wylie, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 7
Football
Sweetwater varsity hosts Andrews (homecoming), 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe varsity at Irion County, 7:30 p.m.
Highland varsity hosts Sterling City, 7:30 p.
Blackwell hosts Jayton, 7:30 p.m.
Volleyball
Sweetwater JV plays at Lamesa tournament.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 8
Cross Country

Lady ‘Stangs crush C-City

September 5, 2012

It may be too early to think about making it to the postseason in late October, but something different is happening with the 2012 Sweetwater volleyball team — it’s beating its opponents regularly and convincingly, no longer seemingly content to extend its matches by a game or two.
The latest example came Tuesday when the team finally came home from a three-week-long road swing to entertain Colorado City.

Local forecast for Wednesday

September 5, 2012

Wednesday's forecast is looking hot once again with a high near 101 and mostly sunny skies. South-southeast winds will be at 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight, we'll see a 20% chance of rain and thunderstorms and partly cloudy skies and a low around 74. Winds from the southeast will come in around 10 mph.
Stay tuned to your local weather by heading on over to weather.gov.

September 4th

Two pets available for adoption

September 4, 2012

Sweetwater Animal Control currently has four dogs available for adoption.
Available for adoption is a Labrador mix and a Pomeranian mix. According to Sweetwater’s animal control officer, Don Kite, animals that are picked up are kept for a minimum of three days, but he tries to keep them from a week to 10 days.
Dogs and cats are available for adoption for a $15 fee and the cost of getting the pet vaccinated for rabies.
The pets are required to have their vaccination before they leave to their new homes.

Hoyt House to host Chamber Coffee

September 4, 2012

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Coffee at 10 a.m., Wednesday, September 5 at Hoyt House, located at 1700 Hoyt Avenue.
Hoyt House is owned by Assisted Living Concepts, with Whitney Ashford as the on-site manager.
Hoyt House is an assisted living facility that offers the comforts of home with the added safety and security loved ones need. They provide nutritious meals three times a day, housekeeping and laundry, and now have a full-time RN. They serve Nolan County and have 16 employees.

Girl Scouts hold fundraiser for Camp Boothe Oaks pool

September 4, 2012

A Labor Day event, “Burgers Buy the Pool,” was held on Monday, Sept. 3. The event was held as a fundraiser, hosted by JavaJax in Sweetwater, for the Nolan County Girl Scouts to help with their efforts in restoring the swimming pool at Camp Boothe Oaks.

Ribbon cutting held at Blackland Smokehouse

September 4, 2012

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, for a new barbecue restaurant in Roscoe, the Blackland Smokehouse. 
The restaurant is located on the north side of Broadway in downtown Roscoe between The Wildflower Boutique and Memorial Park.

Naurevelle Evans Rogers

September 4, 2012

Long time Nolan County resident, Naurvelle Evans Rogers, at 96 years, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, in Sweetwater. Services are set for 2 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 6, at McCoy Chapel with Larry Fluitt officiating. Burial will follow in Sweetwater Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday at McCoy Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Patrick Gerald, Kendell Cleckler, Jerry Riggs, Bill Stroman, Ronnie Rainey, Dr. Robert Martin, Chad Cleckler and Lance Evans.

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