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September 11th, 2012

Blotters for September 7-9, 2012

September 11, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 147 calls for service, issued six citations and made 11 arrests from Sept. 7-9, 2012.

The SPD received 100, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Criminal mischief — 1100 block of Crane.
• Family violence assault — 1600 block of Grand.
• Theft of service and criminal mischief — 2200 block of E. Broadway.
• Theft — 1600 block of E. Broadway.
• Credit/debit card abuse — Sweetwater.
• Assault — 1200 block of Coral Drive.
• Criminal mischief — 100 block of E. Broadway.

Arrested by SPD:

Football player of the week

September 11, 2012

Ryan Linebaugh has been named as Sweet-water High School’s Football Player of the Week. Linebaugh, a 185-pound junior running back and linebac-ker, ran for 53 yards on just three carries against Andrews and was in on seven tackles, one for a loss, while also intercepting a pass.

Tuesday's local weather

September 11, 2012

Tuesday is looking mostly sunny with a high near 95. Winds will be from the south-southeast at 10 to 20 mph.
Tonight, expect mostly clear skies with a low around 65, with winds from the southeast around 10 mph.
Learn more about the local forecast by going to weather.gov.

September 10th

Bow hunters to host archery shoot

September 10, 2012

The Sweetwater Bow Hunter's Association will have their 3D Archery Shoot Saturday, Sept. 22 and Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012, at Lake Trammell. The public is welcome to join in the event and it will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. The $10 shooting fee covers both days and military and youth shoot free (youth under 16 must be accompanied by an adult).
Sign-in will be at the outdoor archery range, across the road from the lake house. Follow the dirt road next to the fish mail box to the archery range. There will be 25 targets at the hunting ranges plus one optional prize shot.

First graders support troops through class projects

September 10, 2012

First graders at Southeast Elementary will be learning about a very important aspect of American history this week.
"Celebrate Freedom Week!", as part of the social studies curriculum, will coincide with Patriot Day, the eleventh anniversary of the September 11 attacks. The week will teach students on what it means to be an American, the freedoms we have as Americans as well as those who protect our freedom.

RPMH offers free cholesterol screening

September 10, 2012

September is National Cholesterol Education Month and to acknowledge this occasion Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital Lab will be at the Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department (SNCHD), located at 301 E. 12th, on Thursday, Sept. 20, from 8:30-11:30 a.m. to offer free cholesterol screening.

J.P. Cowen paraprofessionals earn Associate’s degrees

September 10, 2012

Pictured with Lenora Peterson from the Region 14 Educational Service Center are J.P. Cowen Paraprofessionals who have earned their Associates Degree in Early Childhood from Cisco College.
Pictured left to right are Peterson, Norma Rendon, Joanna Martinez, Delfina Balderas, Anita Castro, Norma Torres and Diana Critz. Child development professionals provide a safe and nurturing environment that promotes the physical, social, emotional and cognitive development of young children.
SISD is proud to celebrate this special accomplishment.

At All Kite

September 10, 2012

Funeral services for At All Kite of Sweetwater will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, at The Church of the Good Shepard in Brownwood, Texas, with Father Bradley officiating. Interment will follow in Indian Creek Cemetery.
At All Kite went home to the Lord at the age of 52 after a lengthy illness with loved ones at his side.
He was a conductor for the Santa Fe Railway (now BNSF Railway) for 33 years working from Brownwood, Sweetwater and Temple Texas.  He considered most of the people he worked with his “extended family.”

Monday's local weather

September 10, 2012

Monday's forecast will bring in the warm weather, following the past weekend of cooler temperatures. Expect sunny skies and high near 92 today, with winds from the southeast at 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight, it will be mostly clear with a low around 64. Winds will remain from the southeast at 5 to 10 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more about your weekly weather.

September 8th

JV and freshman teams win

September 8, 2012

Both of Sweetwater’s sub-varsity high school football teams picked up road wins at Andrews on Thursday.
The junior varsity defeated Andrews 28-7, while the Sweetwater freshman team rallied from a 14-0 first-half deficit to win 26-14.
Both teams will host Breckenridge on Thursday in their home openers.
Sweetwater JV 28,
Andrews JV 7

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