November 26th, 2012
Your Monday forecast is shaping up to be sunny with a high near 63. Winds will be from the north at 10 to 15 mph as a cold front comes in, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight, expect mostly clear skies and a low around the freezing mark at 32. Winds will remain from the north at 10 to 15 mph. Gusts will top out at 25 mph.
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The Nolan County United Way (NCUW) is promoting their yearly campaign with the theme "Give Where You Live".
Their commitment to serve local entities is spear-headed by Wendy Smart, the Executive Director of the NCUW. Running solely on pledges, a board of volunteers from the community hope to impact the community with a caring power.
To donate to the local United Way, a one-time donation can be given through a payroll deduction or a quarterly basis. Each donation helps thousands of people in the area through nine agencies, who undergo an annual interview process.
The Sweetwater FFA chapter competed at the Area II Leadership Development Contest on Saturday, Nov. 17, at Howard Junior College. The chapter was well represented by four teams consisting of 12 members. These students advanced to the Area round of competition by placing in the top two of their event at the district level. Kyle Lambert placed second in Job Interview, advancing to the state contest in Huntsville on Nov. 30.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 68 calls for service, issued no citations and made two arrests from Nov. 21-22, 2012.
The SPD received 33, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Unattended death â€”Â 300 block of Poplar.
â€˘Â Burglary of a habitation â€”Â 1000 block of W. 6th.
â€˘Â Counterfeiting â€”Â Sweetwater.
Arrested by SPD:
â€˘ Adam Jacob Aguilar, 17 â€”Â Warrants.
â€˘Â Darrel Mosher, 31 â€”Â Warrants/driving while license invalid.
MONDAY, NOV. 26
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade girls at Monahans, 5 and 6 p.m.
Roscoe junior high teams at Ira starting at 5 p.m.
Highland junior high teams at Loraine starting at 6 p.m.
Blackwell junior high teams host Bronte starting at 6 p.m.
TUESDAY, NOV. 27
Sweetwater girls host Abernathy â€” JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater boys at Wall â€” freshmen at 4:30 p.m., JV at 6 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe JV and varsity teams at Hawley (season openers for JV and varsity boys) starting at 4 p.m.
Highland JV and varsity teams vs. McCamey at site TBD starting at 4 p.m.
Six members of Sweetwa-ter High Schoolâ€™s volleyball team have garnered all-District 4-3A recognition.
Setter Suede Shirley and outside hitter Kendra Cros-son made the all-District 4-3A first team. Middle blockers Kathleen Campbell and Shelby Cason and outside hitter-middle blocker Kelsi Crosson were all named to the second team, and libero Janell Walker earned all-district honorable mention. All six players are seniors.
This is the third straight year for Shirley, Kendra Crosson and Campbell to be named either first- or second-team all-district.
JV girls 47, Early 32
Shaneese Brown 17, Cier-ra Knox 11, Nisha Williams 6, Lexi Castillo 4, Maddie Jones 3, Abby McPherson 3, Jasmine Reddic 3.
Freshman girls 23, Early 7
Sweewater record: 4-3.
Coleman 45, JV boys 30
Jack Poe 7, Marquees Jenkins 6, Denzell Moore 4, Colton Belew 4, Johnathan Browning 4, Hardy Escobar 3, Matthew Trevino 1.
Ballinger 40, JV-freshman boys 32
Jack Poe 11, Denzell Moore 9, Marquees Jenkins 4, Mike McCoy 4, Colton Belew 2, Brandon Sutton 2.
GIRLS VS. GREENWOOD
8th grade Red: 31-28
Lauren Jones 9, Kensi Chowning 8, Annalise Espi-noza 4, Stephanie Castillo 4, Maddie Berry 4, Kaitlyn Foster 1, Shauna Faucett 1.
8th grade White: 56-12
Lexie Kamer 19, Christa Martin 8, Robbi Hannah 8, Amber Smith 8, Danielle Vega 5, Sonya Sanchez 2, Angel Hogan 2, Jennifer Medellin 2, Katelynn Pain-ter 2.
7th grade Red: 7-57
Jessica Poe 4, Angela Blueford 3.
GIRLS VS. BIG SPRING
8th grade White: 18-14
Amber Smith 6, Lexie Kamer 5, Angel Hogan 3, Sonya Sanchez 2.
BOYS VS. GREENWOOD
7th grade Red: 30-14
Hamlin and Bangs ad-vanced to the next round of the state playoffs after winning Friday in an area-round playoff doublehea-der at Mustang Bowl.
CLASS 1A, DIVISION II
Hamlin 21, Eldorado 17
Hamlin led 14-3 after three quarters, but the Pied Pipers found them-selves trailing 17-14 after Eldorado came up with two fourth-quarter touchdowns in the span of a little over three minutes.
â€˘ DPS Troopers investigating Nolan County fatal crash
One person was killed and one was injured in a two vehicle crash nine miles west of Sweetwater, in Nolan County. The crash occurred at 2:41 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 23, in the westbound lane of Interstate 20, 0.4 miles east of mile marker 233. This crash is being investigated by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS).