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April 4th, 2012

Eight dogs available for adoption

April 4, 2012

Sweetwater Animal Control currently has eight dogs available for adoption.
Available for adoption is a male Shepherd mix, two male mixed breed dog, male terrier mix and four Shepherd mix puppies — two male and two female.
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.
The pets are required to have their vaccination before they leave to their new homes.

Blotters for April 2, 2012

April 4, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 41 calls for service, issued two citations and made one arrest on April 2, 2012.

The SPD received 18, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 1100 block of Lamar.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 600 block of Jack Lambert.
• Counterfeit money — 400 block of NE Georgia.
• Assault — Sweetwater.
• Theft — 400 block of NE Georgia.
• Criminal mischief — 500 and 600 block of E. Oklahoma.
• Criminal mischief — 600 block of Jack Lambert.
• Criminal mischief — 800 block of E. 16th.

Arrested by SPD:
• Justin Ramirez, 24 — Public intoxication.

Doris Hodges

April 4, 2012

Doris Hodges, 77, of Sweetwater, Tx, passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2012, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be Friday, April 6, 2012, at 2 p.m. at McCoy Chapel of Memories. Reverend Mike Sells will be officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery. Family visitation will be Thursday, April 5, 2012 from 6-8 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home.

Local sports calendar

April 4, 2012

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4
Track
Roscoe JV and varsity teams begin district meet in Albany.
THURSDAY, APRIL 5
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity plays at district tournament in Brownwood.
Track
Sweetwater middle school teams compete at Big Spring meet.
FRIDAY, APRIL 6
Baseball
Sweetwater JV hosts Wylie in doubleheader starting at 10 a.m.
Sweetwater varsity at Wylie, 4:30 p.m.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity at Wylie, 4:30 p.m.
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity plays at district tournament in Brownwood.
Track
Roscoe JV and varsity teams complete district meet in Albany.

Lady Mustangs get big win, but Mustangs fall to Steers

April 4, 2012

The playoff prospects are brighter for Sweetwater’s softball team after Tuesday’s win at Big Spring, but the baseball team suffered its second straight setback to fall out of a tie for second place in District 5-3A.

SOFTBALL: Sweetwater 15, Big Spring 9
BIG SPRING — Sweet-water jumped out to a 13-1 lead after 4 1/2 innings, then held off Big Spring’s late rally to avenge an 11-7 district-opening defeat in Sweetwater on March 16.

Golfers still 2nd but lose ground

April 4, 2012

The Sweetwater High School boys and girls golf teams are still in second place in their respective district tournaments de-spite losing some ground on the leaders in the second round this week.
The Sweetwater girls — who were just one shot behind Snyder after firing a 356 in the first round — now trail Snyder by 33 strokes with 18 holes left. The top two teams will advance to the regional tournament in San Angelo on April 18-19, so Sweetwater must main-tain its position in order to advance.

April 3rd

Weather mostly clear for Sweetwater

April 3, 2012

Tonight in Nolan County, weather will be mostly clear, with a low around 49 with west southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northwest. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
On Wednesday, expect mostly sunny weather, with a high near 79 and orth northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Warmest March ever for cities in more than 25 states

April 3, 2012

Live Reports:

2:20 p.m. CST: "Traffic advisory issued -- highway near Dallas, Texas shut down due to tornado, 'numerous' vehicles damaged," @ProducerMatthew

2:13 p.m. CST: @jimwxgator: DFW airport is sending terminal passengers into storm shelters due to tornadoes tracking towards the airport

2:11 p.m. CST: "A house completely demolished, gas leak in the area" Arlington Police scanner #tornado

2:08 p.m. CST: "Lots of debris and damage to multiple houses in this area," Arlington scanner #Dallas #Tornado

Library to host chamber coffee

April 3, 2012

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Coffee at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 4, at the County-City Library located at 206 Elm Street. The library is owned by Nolan County and the City of Sweetwater and is under the management of Becky Brock.

TSTC to host college preview

April 3, 2012

The Sweetwater Campus of Texas State Technical College West Texas will host a College Preview and Open House on Saturday, April 14. The event, held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., is open to the public. TSTC West Texas advisors will lead prospective students on a campus tour where they will meet the college's top-notch faculty and have the opportunity to check out first-hand the brand-new automotive alternative fuel trainers current students are using, as well as the wind turbine drive train the Wind Technology students train on.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 19 Football Sweetwater varsity will host Snyder, 7:30 p.m. Roscoe varsity will play...
Today’s 7:30 p.m. match-up between Sweetwater and Snyder won’t affect either team’s playoff chances...
Sweetwater’s tennis team begins its fall district season by hosting Big Spring star-ting at 9 a.m....

 

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