June 30th, 2012
Pictured are Robert McReynolds, General Manager of Nolan County Coliseum; Rodney Foster, President of the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce; and Carolyn Gully, Director of Big Country Cutting Horse Association. Foster presented a check to Gully from the Chamber of Commerce for $18,500 on Friday, June 29, 2012, during the first day of the BCCHA cutting horse show at the Coliseum. This is the fourth year the Chamber has donated to BCCHA.
Another â€śAll Class Reunionâ€ť for Homecoming 2012 is planned for Saturday, Sept. 8, from 2 p.m. to midnight at the Sweetwater High School Cafeteria, according to Linda Kiser Browning Miller, event director.
Jeff Stein of KXOX Radio will be the emcee, and Big Boys BBQ will cater the supper at 5:30 p.m. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. and a short program will be held at 5 p.m. After the barbecue supper, J.B. Cloud of KBCY Radio of Abilene will serve as D.J. for the music and dance beginning at about 7:30 p.m. The D.J. will present music from the 50â€™s to the present.
Linda Lanette Fege, age 66, went home to the Lord on Thursday, June 28, 2012 in Arlington, Texas surrounded by family.
Funeral services will be at Normandy Avenue Church of Christ in Sweetwater, Texas on Monday, July 2, 2012 at 10 a.m. with Mike Ensminger officiating. Burial will follow at Slaterâ€™s Chapel Cemetery.
Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, July 1, 2012 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Carlton B. Cowan
Gloucester, Virginia â€” Carlton B. Cowan, Lt. Co. (Retired) USAF passed away unexpectedly on June 27, 2012. A highly decorated Vietnam era veteran, holder of the Bronze Star, Carl loved his country passionately and served honorably for 20 years from Vietnam to Europe to Central America.
An avid fly fisherman and hunter, he was happiest when discussing politics and philosophy, as well as art and literature. A lifelong Republican, he served as chairman of the Gloucester Republican Committee for the past two years.
Mark Meneses Stephen Presley
POOL PLAY GAMES
(Sweetwater results only)
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27
Sweetwater 8, Snyder 7
Sweetwater 13, Clyde 3
Snyder 5, Sweetwater 0
THURSDAY, JUNE 28
Snyder 11, Sweetwater 9
Sweetwater 15, Abilene Eastern 9
FRIDAY, JUNE 29
Jim Ned vs. Snyder
Abilene Eastern vs. Sweet-water
Abilene Southern vs. Abilene Northern
Abilene Dixie vs. Wylie
Breckenridge vs. Cisco
Sweetwater vs. Abilene Eastern
Wylie vs. Merkel
Snyder vs. Clyde
Reserved season tickets for the 2012 football season will be up for renewal to current option holders beginning Monday, July 9 through Friday, Aug. 3.
Tickets are $30 for five home games and may be purchased at the Sweetwater ISD administration office. Reserved ticket sales for the general public go on sale on Monday, Aug. 6 during regular business hours and continue through Friday, Aug. 24. Summer hours are 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Monday through Thursday and from 8 a.m. to noon Friday. For more information, call the administration office at 235-8601, ext. 116.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 46 calls for service, issued one citation and made two arrests on June 28, 2012.
The SPD received 41, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€˘Â Theftâ€”Â 200 block of SE Georgia.
â€˘Â Burglary of a vehicle â€”Â 1600 block of Bristol.
Arrested by SPD:
â€˘ Robert Ramsey III, 18 â€” Theft/minor in consumption.
â€˘ Anthony Gomez, 18 â€” Theft/minor in consumption.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 11 calls for service, served three civil papers and made no arrests on June 28, 2012.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Alarm â€”Â Loop 170.