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January 20th, 2012

Stella Mae (Cleveland) Mash

January 20, 2012

ROBY — Stella Mae (Cleveland) Mash, 89, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012, at an Abilene hospital. Services will be at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at Weathesrbee-Ray Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Roby Cemetery under the direction of Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home.

SW teams make long road trip to Brownwood

January 20, 2012

The Sweetwater boys and girls basketball teams make their longest road trip in District 5-3A today when they travel to Brownwood.
Both Sweetwater teams are still looking for their first district wins and are a collective 0-5 after losing a twinbill to Big Spring at home on Tuesday.

Freshman girls basketball team

January 20, 2012

The Sweetwater High School freshman girls basketball team is shown here after recently capturing first place at the Forsan tournament. The members of Sweetwater’s team are, from left, Gabby Reyes, Jamee Rhoades, Abby McPherson, Holly Johnson, Bianca Castillo, Claire Williams, Lexi Castillo, Nisha Williams, Jasmine Reddic and head coach Jessica Withrow. The freshman girls have compiled an outstanding 14-3 record this year. They play at Brownwood at 7:30 p.m. today.

January 19th

Recipe of the Week: Go Fish

January 19, 2012

Fish is both a delicious and nutritious meal option, but one from which home chefs often shy away. In a new series of CanolaInfo recipes and videos, Carla Hall, finalist on "Top Chef" Seasons 5 and 8, answers common questions about fish, including how to properly select and prepare it.

School board trustees honored with proclamation

January 19, 2012

Nolan County Commissioners and Nolan County Judge Tim Fambrough recently signed a proclamation designating January as School Board Appreciation Month in Nolan County.
The proclamation stated that the mission of the public schools is to meet the diverse educational needs of all children and to empower them to become competent, productive contributors to a democratic society and an ever-changing world.

Deaf Action Center offers presentation

January 19, 2012

Representatives from the Deaf Action Center (DAC) in Abilene will be at the Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department on Thursday, Jan. 26 at 2 p.m. to talk about their services. The DAC serves people who are deaf and hard of hearing with a comprehensive range of services. They will educate and train people in coping and communication strategies, assistive devices and Relay Texas Service and more. DAC assists the hard of hearing, deaf, deaf/blind, vision impaired, speech impaired and mobility impaired, in receiving free communication devices from the State of Texas.

Brookshire’s donates to Sweetwater Goodfellows

January 19, 2012

The local Brookshire’s grocery store recently donated $250 to the Sweetwater Goodfellows. Brookshire’s employees won the money in a competition against other Brookshire’s grocery stores for community service hours worked by employees. Shown above are Charlie Peek, Store Director for Sweetwater Brookshire’s and Aubrey Turnbow with the Sweetwater Goodfellows.

Statewide gas price average increases one cent

January 19, 2012

The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in Texas is one cent more than the average last week, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch.  The current statewide average is $3.23.

Blotters for January 17, 2012

January 19, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 28 calls for service, issued five citations and made three arrests on Jan. 17, 2012.

The SPD received 16, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• Lamar and Georgia.

Calls for service:
• Credit/debit card abuse — Sweetwater area.
• Theft — 1500 block of Ragland.
• Family violence assault — 500 block of Newman.

Arrested by SPD:
• Jamie Yeazel, 26 — Grand jury indictment.
• Mark Abbe, 33 — Grand jury indictment.
• Elizbeth Hanneman, 32 — Grand jury indictment.

Nettie Annlee Tollison

January 19, 2012

Nettie Annlee Tollison, age 93, of Lafayette, Louisiana, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, at Lafayette Medical Center.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, at Roscoe Cemetery with Rev. James Baker officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Nettie was born Dec. 15, 1918, in Arlington, Texas, to James Jefferson and Lura Buffie (Jackson) Tollison. She worked in the health care industry for over 40 years.

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