June 30th, 2012
A local man was recently arrested for indecency with a child by contact. Felipe DeJesus Lozano, Jr., 18, was arrested by the Sweetwater Police Department after he admitted he had touched his 10-year-old relative inappropriately according to officials at the Sweetwater Police Department. The charge is classified as a second degree felony and if found guilty, Lozano faces 2-20 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and a fine of up to $10,000.
Sweetwater Animal Control currently has three dogs available for adoption.
Available for adoption is a male chihuahua, a female mixed breed dog and a female Labrador mix. According to Sweetwaterâ€™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.
Pictured are Robert McReynolds, General Manager of Nolan County Coliseum; Rodney Foster, President of the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce; and Carolyn Gully, Director of Big Country Cutting Horse Association. Foster presented a check to Gully from the Chamber of Commerce for $18,500 on Friday, June 29, 2012, during the first day of the BCCHA cutting horse show at the Coliseum. This is the fourth year the Chamber has donated to BCCHA.
Another â€śAll Class Reunionâ€ť for Homecoming 2012 is planned for Saturday, Sept. 8, from 2 p.m. to midnight at the Sweetwater High School Cafeteria, according to Linda Kiser Browning Miller, event director.
Jeff Stein of KXOX Radio will be the emcee, and Big Boys BBQ will cater the supper at 5:30 p.m. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. and a short program will be held at 5 p.m. After the barbecue supper, J.B. Cloud of KBCY Radio of Abilene will serve as D.J. for the music and dance beginning at about 7:30 p.m. The D.J. will present music from the 50â€™s to the present.
Linda Lanette Fege, age 66, went home to the Lord on Thursday, June 28, 2012 in Arlington, Texas surrounded by family.
Funeral services will be at Normandy Avenue Church of Christ in Sweetwater, Texas on Monday, July 2, 2012 at 10 a.m. with Mike Ensminger officiating. Burial will follow at Slaterâ€™s Chapel Cemetery.
Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, July 1, 2012 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Carlton B. Cowan
Gloucester, Virginia â€” Carlton B. Cowan, Lt. Co. (Retired) USAF passed away unexpectedly on June 27, 2012. A highly decorated Vietnam era veteran, holder of the Bronze Star, Carl loved his country passionately and served honorably for 20 years from Vietnam to Europe to Central America.
An avid fly fisherman and hunter, he was happiest when discussing politics and philosophy, as well as art and literature. A lifelong Republican, he served as chairman of the Gloucester Republican Committee for the past two years.
Mark Meneses Stephen Presley
POOL PLAY GAMES
(Sweetwater results only)
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27
Sweetwater 8, Snyder 7
Sweetwater 13, Clyde 3
Snyder 5, Sweetwater 0
THURSDAY, JUNE 28
Snyder 11, Sweetwater 9
Sweetwater 15, Abilene Eastern 9
FRIDAY, JUNE 29
Jim Ned vs. Snyder
Abilene Eastern vs. Sweet-water
Abilene Southern vs. Abilene Northern
Abilene Dixie vs. Wylie
Breckenridge vs. Cisco
Sweetwater vs. Abilene Eastern
Wylie vs. Merkel
Snyder vs. Clyde