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March 10th, 2012

Children’s Art Show held at County-City Library

March 10, 2012

The Artist of the Month of March at the County-City Library is not just one person with a specific kind of art.
There are actually 153 Artists of the Month, featuring a wide variety of media styles.
The West Texas Art Guild recently sponsored a Children's Art Show at the local library, with the youngest artist being three years old spanning all the way to 18 years old. The applicants were broken down into five age groups (3-5 years; 6-8 years; 9-11 years; 12-14 years; and 15-18 years).

Mary Helen Smith Munroe

March 10, 2012

Helen Munroe, 95, passed from this life on March 6, 2012, at her daughter’s home in Chino, California. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 12, 2012, at Kornerstone Funeral Directors Chapel in Plainview, Texas. Helen was a member of 9th & Columbia Church of Christ. Minister Evan Weiss will officiate the memorial service. Burial will follow at Parklawn Memorial Gardens under the direction of Kornerstone Funeral Directors in Plainview.

AAAHHH!!! Snaaake!

March 10, 2012

Some came to the 54th Annual Sweetwater Jaycees World's Largest Rattlesnake Round-Up to conquer their fear of snakes.

Snakes, snakes and more snakes

March 10, 2012

The 54th Annual Sweetwater Jaycees World's Largest Rattlesnake Round-Up was held March 9-11, at the Nolan County Coliseum where thousands of people from all over the United States and beyond visited the small town of Sweetwater to see what the Western Diamondback Rattlesnake is all about. Shown above is Sweetwater Jaycee Donnie Willman in the demonstration pit at the Round-Up.

Ten dogs available for adoption

March 10, 2012

Sweetwater Animal Control currently has 10 dogs available for adoption.
Available for adoption is a female collie mix, female Labrador mix, male Husky, male Labrador/pit bull mix, male pug and a female boxer and her four puppies.
According to Sweetwater’s animal control officer, Don Kite, animals that are picked up are kept for a minimum of three days, but he tries to keep them from a week to 10 days.
Dogs and cats are available for adoption for a $15 fee and the cost of getting the pet vaccinated for rabies.

Green pleads guilty

March 10, 2012

First place medalist

March 10, 2012

Mason Andrews (right) of Sweetwater shot a 74 to win first place medalist honors this past Tuesday at a one-day tournament in Seminole.

First place golf team

March 10, 2012

The Sweetwater boys golf team won first place honors by shooting a one-day score of 314 this past Tuesday at the Seminole tournament. Guy Bond, Dylan Torres, Ryan Mercer, Alex Castillo and Mason Andrews (pictured from left) comprised the team.

Daughter of ex-SHS star leads Legacy to state title

March 10, 2012

Kailey Edwards, daughter of ex-Sweetwater High School player Corey Edwards, scored 20 points as Legacy defeated Monarch 58-51 to win the Class 5A girls state basketball championship Friday night. She will play for the University of Denver starting next year.
Monarch led 14-5 early as Alexus Johnson controlled the inside before sitting with foul trouble. However, an 11-0 run by the Lightning in the second quarter gave them a 28-26 halftime lead.
Monarch threatened but couldn’t overtake the Lightning in the end. Ashton Davis led Monarch with 13. Rebecca Richmond added 11, and Johnson had 10.

Weekly sports calendar

March 10, 2012

MONDAY, MARCH 12
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity hosts Andrews, 1 p.m.
Sweetwater JV hosts Cooper sophomores, 4 p.m.
FRIDAY, MARCH 16
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity and JV teams play at Wall at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., respectively.
Softball
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams host Big Spring (district openers), 5 and 6:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, MARCH 17
Baseball
Sweetwater JV hosts Jim Ned, noon.
Powerlifting
Sweetwater’s Cari Aguilar, Loni Mendez, Lexie Perez and Joslyn Rosas at state meet, Corpus Christi.
Track
Roscoe varsity teams at Hamlin meet.

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