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February 10th, 2012

State Rep. Susan L. King hosts Sweetwater Jaycees at the Capitol

February 10, 2012

Representative Susan King hosted the Sweetwater Jaycees (Junior Chamber of Commerce) from Feb. 8-10, at the Texas State Capitol. For the sixth year in a row, Rep. King arranged for her colleagues in the House to get an up close and personal view of life in West Texas in the Outdoor Rotunda. The Sweetwater Jaycees took over duties of the Rattlesnake Roundup 51 years ago and have been coming to the Capitol for several years.

Ludlum Measurements to celebrate 50 years in business

February 10, 2012

While droves of people will be celebrating love this Feb. 14, one local business will also commemorate 50 years of business.
On Feb. 14, 1962, Ludlum Measurements, Inc. was instituted in Sweetwater by Don Ludlum. The Oklahoma-born, Kansas-bred founder's early life encounters in business practices and customer service from his grandfather and father paved the way for Ludlum to glean experience.

Sweetwater ISD bands to host coffee house concert

February 10, 2012

On Monday evening, Feb. 13, 2012, the Sweetwater ISD Bands will treat the community to a “Coffee House Concert” in the Sweetwater High School Cafeteria. From 6-8:30 p.m., student musicians will perform, as audience members snack on desserts and soft drinks.
For just $5, each listener can fill his plate with desserts! The evening will start with the sixth grade band (at 6 p.m.), followed by the seventh and eighth grade band and jazz band at 6:30 p.m., and finally the high school band at 7:45 p.m.

Statewide gas price average increases

February 10, 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 $3.39.

FFB promotes Renee Garcia to Assistant VP

February 10, 2012

SWEETWATER, Texas — First Financial Bank, N.A., Sweetwater today announced the promotion of Renee Garcia to Assistant Vice President of retail banking.
“Renee is an experienced staff member who has proven her value to the bank,” said Kirby N. Andrews, President and CEO. “We are pleased to promote Renee to this important position and look forward to the contributions she will make to our customers and the Sweetwater community.”

Blotters for February 8, 2012

February 10, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 41 calls for service, issued six citations and made three arrests on Feb. 8, 2012.

The SPD received 19, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Information — Sweetwater area.
• Information — Sweetwater area.
• Burglary of a habitation — 1600 block of Morris.
• Theft — 1200 block of Elm.
• Information — 500 block of Newman.
Arrested by SPD:
• Male juvenile, 14 — Delivery of marijuana in a drug free zone.
• Male Juvenile, 14 — Assault.
• Male Juvenile, 13 — Assault.

Blotters for Feb. 9, 2012

February 10, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 43 calls for service, issued three citations and made five arrests on Feb. 9, 2012.

The SPD received 15, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Burglary of a habitation — 1300 block of James.
• Seized marijuana — 1000 block of Oak.

Arrested by SPD:
• Brian Wiltse, 35 — Warrant.
• Carlos Zamora, 25 — Insurance hold.
• Bobby Rayson, 49 — Warrant.
• Fidel Zapata, 41 — Warrant.
• Amanda Zetzman, 23 — Evading arrest/detention.

This week's church news

February 10, 2012

Broadway Baptist Church
I remember reading a story long ago about a little girl who came home from school all excited saying, “Mommy, today, we learned about Sleeping Beauty.” The mom replied, “Really, I remember that story. They lived happily ever after.” “No mommy, they got married!” exclaimed the little girl.

Highland girls to get warmup

February 10, 2012

The 2011-12 basketball season ends today for the Roscoe boys and the Sweetwater, Highland and Blackwell boys finish up Tuesday, leaving Highland’s girls as the county’s only playoff-bound team after ending their season with a win at Westbrook this past Friday.
But the Lady Hornets will get in another game this week when they face New Home in a playoff warmup. The game is in Hermleigh and tips off at 8 p.m. today.
Sweetwater’s boys are idle today before ending their 2011-12 season next Tuesday at Snyder.

Recipe of the Week: A Savory Brunch

February 10, 2012

Amazing Muffin Cups
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Yield: 12 servings
3 cups refrigerated shredded hash browns
3 tablespoons melted butter
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
12 links Johnsonville Original
Breakfast Sausage
6 eggs
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded 4-cheese
Mexican blend cheese
1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper
Chopped fresh chives or green onions,
for garnish
Place 12 paper liners in a muffin pan; spray liners with cooking spray.

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