February 7th, 2013
State Fire Marshal Deputy Billy Lang, along with his canine, Lizzie, searched for clues as to what may have started a house fire on Tuesday evening in Roscoe at the home of a Sweetwater police officer.
The fire consumed the home, but the entire family manage to make it out of the house safely. The fire began on the back deck, catching the eaves of the home as it grew larger, eventually engulfing the entire attic and several rooms in the home.
According to Roscoe Volunteer Fire Department Fire Chief Gary Armstrong, they received a call about the fire around 10:40 p.m. on Tuesday.
Guilty pleas were entered to Judge Glen Harrison during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings this week.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 67 calls for service, issued 11 citations and made two arrests on Feb. 5, 2013.
The SPD received 20, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€¢ Family violence assault â€”Â 800 block of E. Arizona.
Arrested by SPD:
â€¢ Jesse Tollison, 35 â€” Criminal trespass.
â€¢ Geoffrey Lewis, 24 â€” Family violence assault.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had eight calls for service, served one civil paper and made three arrests on Feb. 5, 2013.
Arrested by NCSO:
â€¢ Zachary Wayne Meehean, 22, of Clyde â€” Taylor County warrant/bond forfeiture.
Funeral services for Elba Jane Sanders, 76, of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Eric Horton officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 6-7:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8, at McCoy Funeral Home.
Schedules are Subject to change
THURSDAY, FEB. 7
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade â€˜Aâ€™ and â€˜Bâ€™ girls host Wylie, 5 and 6 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade boys at Wylie, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Sweetwater boys and girls at Clyde meet.
Sweetwater JV plays season-opening tournament at San Angelo Lake View starting at 8 a.m.
FRIDAY, FEB. 8
District 4-3A girls third-place tiebreaker: Sweetwater vs. Big Spring, 6:30 p.m., San Angelo Lake View High School.
Sweetwater boys at Big Spring â€” freshmen at 5 p.m., JV at 6:15 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m.
Taylor McPherson of Sweetwater (20) guards a Wylie player on Tuesday.
Sweetwater will play Big Spring at 6:30 p.m. Friday at San Angelo Lake View in a District 4-3A third-place tiebreaker.
Wylie JV girls 40, Sweetwater JV girls 34:
Sweetwater scoring: Cier-ra Knox 12, Abby McPher-son 6, Bianca Castillo 5, Morgan Whitley 5, Maddie Jones 4, Nisha Williams 2. Final Sweetwater records: 8-2 district, 22-2 overall.
Wylie freshman girls 32, Sweetwater freshman girls 3:
Sweetwater scoring: Mor-gan Rudel 2, Kristi Ward 1. Final Sweetwater records: 5-5 district, 12-9 overall.
Wylie freshman boys 50, Sweetwater freshman boys 16:
DISTRICT 13-A GIRLS:
Highland 67, Hermleigh 24
HIG 22 10 22 13â€”67
HER 10 3 3 8â€”24
Highland scoring: Sierra Allen 22, Beth Richburg 16, Sydny Helbert 10, Hannah Allen 6, Schyler Kimbrell 6, Madison Moseley 3, Lora Stewart 2, Morgan Monroe 2. Record: 10-0 district, 27-3 overall. Note: Highland plays warmup game vs. Valley at Jayton on Satur-day at 6:30 p.m.
DISTRICT 14-A GIRLS:
Bronte 58, Blackwell 29
Blackwell scoring: Brook-lyn Harris 12, Stephanie Metcalf 7, Elizabeth Roz-zlle 4, Bethany Breaux 3, Adriana Rodriguez 2, Shi-anne Solis 1.
Water Valley 59, Blackwell 22
Expect mostly sunny skies with a high near 63 today. Winds will be from the west at 15 to 20 mph, shifting to the north in the afternoon. Gusts could top out at 25 mph.
Tonight will be partly cloudy with a low around 39. We should see northern winds at 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
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Heads up, chocolate lovers! This pie is the adult version of the candy that we all know and love so well.
For the crust:
24 peanut butter filled chocolate sandwich cookies
3 tablespoons melted butter
Pulse together in the food processor until it is all crumbly and they all stick together to form a fine crust. Mold into a 10" pie and refrigerate until completely firm.
For the filling, blend together:
1 18 oz. jar of creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 8 oz. package of cream cheese
3/4 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla