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April 3rd, 2013

Blotters for April 1, 2013

April 3, 2013

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 44 calls for service, issued two citations and made two arrests on April 1, 2013.

The SPD received 26, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 1800 block of Lamar.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 400 block of NE Georgia.
• Criminal mischief — 700 block of Lamar.
• Theft of precious metal — 2300 block of E. Broadway.
• Burglary of a building — 300 block of Lamar.

Arrested by SPD:
• Leonard Lawhon, 25 — Possession of a controlled substance.
• Robert Hernandez, 46 — Warrants.

Weekly sports calendar

April 3, 2013

THURSDAY, APRIL 4
Track
Sweetwater JV and varsity girls will compete at Colorado City meet.
Highland junior high teams host meet.
Blackwell and Roscoe junior high teams are at Highland meet.
FRIDAY, APRIL 5
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity at Snyder, 7 p.m.
Golf
Sweetwater varsity and JV boys play second 18-hole leg of 54-hole district tournament in Abilene.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity and JV teams will play at Snyder at 5 and 7 p.m., respectively.
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity teams at district tournament in Big Spring.
Track
Highland varsity teams host meet.

District medalist contender

April 3, 2013

Sweetwater’s Michael Hunt is shown watching his tee shot this past Thursday during the first leg of the District 4-3A boys golf tournament that was played in Snyder.
Hunt, a freshman, shot 78 and is tied for seventh place among medalists with 36 holes left. The second district leg will be Friday at Abilene.

Nemir wins two events at track meet in Merkel

April 3, 2013

Nick Nemir won both of the hurdles for Sweetwater’s varsity boys at the Merkel track meet, the Mustangs’ final tuneup before district competition that will be held next week in Snyder.
Nemir had winning times of 15.27 seconds in the 110-meter hurdles and 40.42 seconds in the 300-meter hurdles. Deandre Gatson was third in the triple jump (42-2) and Isaiah McGee fourth in the long jump.

Area track results

April 3, 2013

BLACKWELL HORNET RELAYS
(Blackwell, Highland)
VARSITY GIRLS
1. Team totals — 1. Highland 93; 13. Blackwell 15 1/2.
100 — 6. Stephanie Metcalf, Blackwell, 13.55.
200 — 4. Metcalf, Blackwell, 28.66; 5. Sabrina Romero, Highland, 28.84.
400 — 4. Lora Stewart, High-land, 1:08.90.
800 — 3. Kelsi Johns, High-land, 2:43.57.
1600 — 3. Madison Moseley, Highland, 6:21.31.
3200 — 5. Taylar Hammond, Highland, 15:05.20.
100 hurdles — 1. Beth Rich-burg, Highland, 16.66; 4. Han-nah Allen, Highland, 18.05.
300 hurdles — 2. Richburg, Highland, 51.06; 5. Hannah Allen, 52.90.

Wednesday's local weather

April 3, 2013

We have a 50% chance of showers today, with cloudy conditions and a high near 47. Winds will be from the north around 15 mph.
Tonight, expect cloudy skies that will gradually become partly cloudy with a low around 36. Winds will be from the north-northwest at 5 to 10 mph.
Visit weather.gov to get a full recap.

April 2nd

AgriLife Extension’s Lower Rolling Plains Agricultural Conference set for Wednesday

April 2, 2013

SNYDER – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the annual multi-county Lower Rolling Plains Agricultural Conference from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3 at the Scurry Coliseum, 900 E. Coliseum Drive in Snyder.
“The conference updates our region’s producers on many of  the major issues they may face during the upcoming growing season,” said Zach Wilcox, AgriLife Extension agent in Nolan County.

Lone Star Ag Credit to host Chamber Coffee

April 2, 2013

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Coffee at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 3, at Lone Star Ag Credit, located at 400 E. 3rd Street in Sweetwater.
Lone Star Ag Credit is a cooperative owned by its customers and borrowers and is operated by Lone Star ACA in Fort Worth, TX. Founded in 1917 as part of the nationwide Farm Credit System, the company operates 10 offices in 33 counties, covering the north-central, northwest and northeast regions of Texas. The office in Sweetwater is managed by Tim Weldon.

Sweetwater FFA represented at competitions

April 2, 2013

Last week, members of Sweetwater FFA competed at the West Texas A&M University Invitational Judging Contest in Canyon as well as the Tarleton State University Invitational Judging Contest in Stephenville. Sweetwater FFA was represented by the third place Meats Judging Team and the fourth place Milk Quality Team at the WTAMU contest.

TxDOT refreshes pavement markings on area roadways

April 2, 2013

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) recently began a project to refresh pavement markings on roadways in seven counties.

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