June 12th, 2012
A big inning helped the Sweetwater Junior League Astros tie its District 5 final 5-5 after three innings, but Snyderâ€™s Astros came back for an 8-6 victory to claim the championship at Sweetwaterâ€™s Sports-manâ€™s Park in a matchup of 13-14 year-old teams.
Rocky Perez ripped a two-RBI single in Sweet-waterâ€™s five-run third and scored the tying run on Branson Guelkerâ€™s RBI groundball. The Astrosâ€™ rally started when Junior Lawhon singled, Hunter Mobley was hit by a pitch and Cory Mendez and Max Gomez walked to score Lawhon.
Music students of Noreen CarsonÂ from first through fourth grade participated in the annual Spring Awards Recitals. Pictured (left to right, first row) are Sully Templeton, Hunter Heady, Reese Kiser, Bethanee Rodriguez, Trinity McGee, Paytin Pinder, (second row) Katie Reed, Angel Vaughn, Caleb Reed, Jade Pinkerton, Faith Santiago, Ruger Duniven, Sydni Jackson, (top row) Kyrsten Smith, Isabella Alden, Kaitlyn Chance, Zoe Cornett, Garrison Eaker and Hayden Wehba.
Piano and guitar students of Noreen Carson performed solos during the annual Spring Awards Recitals on Sunday, May 27 in the First Baptist sanctuary. Students were presented awards in recognition of their accomplishments throughout the 2011-2012 school year.
Financial services firm Edward Jones was named the Advisory Solutions Firm of the Year by the Money Management Institute as the firm that most exemplified overall excellence and contributed to the long-term success and sustainability of the wealth management industry, according to Jason Blake in Sweetwater.
Pictured are the students and coaches at the Roscoe Collegiate junior high basketball camp that was held this past week at the Roscoe gym. In no particular order are Phillip Ballenger, Jovanah Pena, Braiden Moore, Cha Cha Chavez, Jayden Gonzales, Caty Chivera, Karina Cisneros, Alejandra Solis, Lyndi Anglin, Magali Casas, Joe Chivera, Tagen Adkins, Wesley Parish, Adrienne Laurens, Braxton Parrot, Bonnie Anglin, Kevin Lavalais, Jace Arnwine, Brandon Lavalais, Jacinda Morales and coaches Jonathan McClure, Kelly Jo Sexton and Shella Arnwine.
Sweetwaterâ€™s Astros will play the Snyder Astros in a District 5 Junior League (ages 13-14) championship game at 7 p.m. today in Sweetwater.
Both teams advanced to the title matchup by winning their semifinal contests on Saturday. The Wylie Nationals (Senior League), Abilene Dixie Mets (Junior League) and Abilene Eastern Long-horns (Minor League) all won District 5 titles Sat-urday. The Junior League title game was originally set for Abilene.
On June 8, 2012, the 2011 Texas Law Enforcement Achievement Awards were presented at the Texas Capitol in Austin. The ceremony was conducted by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE).
CLEAT would like to congratulate the winners for their dedicated and heroic service to the citizens of Texas. "We would like to give special recognition to our members from Amarillo, Kilgore, Lancaster and Snyder who received awards."
Detective Haywood W. Sawyer, Jr. â€“ Bellmead PD
The Nolan County Commissionerâ€™s Court will meet on Monday morning, June 25, at 9 a.m. and will be voting to award certificates of obligation to fund the courthouse repairs and construction of the new Nolan County Sheriffâ€™s Office and Jail, provided that there is not a valid petition submitted that will force the issues to a November bond election.
The 4th Annual df Ranch Triathlon was held on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at the Lake Sweetwater public boat ramp and was the USA Triathlon Texas State Sprint Championships.
The triathlon was be a timed race that includes a 500-meter swim in the lake, 14 mile bike on a rolling hills course on FM 2035 and a 3.1-mile run on County Road 252.
The SISD (Sweetwater Independent School District) Board of Trustees met for their regular meeting at noon on Thursday, June 7, 2012 at the Administration Building.
Two public meetings were held during the meeting--one regarding the 2012-13 tax rate and the other for the district's technology plan. While no input was given for both open forums, action was taken on both matters.