February 25th, 2012
Texas Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), an agency of the Department of Defense, announced that Open Door Child Development Center in Roscoe has been honored with the Patriotic Employer Award in recognition of extraordinary support of its employee who serves in the National Guard and Reserve.
Avondale Baptist Church
Greetings to everyone from the Avondale Baptist Church family! If you do not have a church home we would like to invite you to come and visit us and worship Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior. We are located at 1405 Hoyt Street.
We will have "High Attendance Day" in Sunday school this week. We are working and praying for 85 in attendance. Try to join us if you can.
Chef Mary Ann Esposito, host of the PBS television show â€śCiao Italia,â€ť knows all about the joys and benefits of cooking with olive oil. Olive oil is 100 percent natural, contains no cholesterol, trans fats, sodium or sugar. It adds a delicious splash of flavor
to any recipe. As a rule of thumb, she says, substitute an equal amount of olive oil for other cooking oils.
Here are some more of her tips for eating deliciously with Filippo Berio
A man with a history of peeping on women in private places was arrested after being found lurking in a women's dorm at Abilene Christian University.
It happened at ACU's Gardner Hall over the weekend. Campus police arrested 40-year-old Jeremy Jacques on a charge of criminal trespass. Some of the dorm's residents say they had no idea a strange man was able to make it inside the building.
"It's kind of scary to know that people can come into your dorm without even knowing," said ACU freshman Linsey Thut.
Sweetwater High School's DECA chapter, a business competition organization, will be heading to Corpus Christie to compete in the state level competition. Listed in order from left to right are (first row) Kaylen Whittenburg, Hailey Wilkinson, Belinda Hefner, Kinsey Browning, Kensi Jones, Chris Gonzales, Bryson Wallace, (second row) Spencer Young, Adrian Lopez, Gabriel Medellin, Luther Alejandro Garcia and (third row) Cesar Arellano.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration, will host an open-house style public meeting for the development of the Texas Rural Transportation Plan 2035. This plan will identify the transportation needs for all modes in rural Texas through 2035. In addition, the plan will include a prioritized list of highway projects that will allow TxDOT to focus its limited planning funds on the most needed highway projects.
East Ridge Elementary School faculty and staff celebrated the 27 years of service of Roseanna Ford to Sweetwater ISD and East Ridge Elementary in a retirement reception held for her in the East Ridge Elementary library complex. Mrs. Ford was joined by her family, friends, faculty and staff to honor and thank her for her years of service.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 44 calls for service, issued one citation and made one arrest on Feb. 22, 2012.
The SPD received 15, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Theft â€”Â 100 block of South Hopkins.
Arrested by SPD:
â€˘ Merced Flores, 30 â€” Public intoxication.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 12 calls for service, served no civil papers and made one arrest on Feb. 22, 2012.
Arrested by NCSO:
â€˘ Shawn Lee Swanson, 22, of Ft. Worth â€” Warrant/motion to revoke probation.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Information only â€”Â Bois D'Arc.
Sweetwater â€” Patsy D. Bockman, 75, died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, in a local nursing center.
Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 26, at Rose Hill Cemetery in Merkel with Reverend Don Greenway officiating, directed by Starbuck Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.
Here are Thursday's scores from the Sweetwater High School softball tournament being held at Jerry Collins Complex:
Eula 10, Colorado City JV 6
Roby 25, Hamlin 5
Colorado City JV 16, Hamlin 0
Hawley JV 2, Merkel 1
Clyde 19, Perryton 0
Eula 5, Roby 0
Hawley JV 2, Perryton 1
Merkel 14, Clyde JV 0