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January 27th, 2012

Junior varsity girls basketball team

January 27, 2012

Sweetwater High School’s junior varsity girls basketball team has compiled a 16-5 record and is 4-1 in district play. The team’s next game will be on Tuesday at Big Spring. Pictured, from left, are Mikki Reschman, Karlee Murff, Shaneese Brown, Larissa Locklar, coach Al Miller, Sydney Vanderbilt, Taylor McPherson, Kayla Chowning and Maddie Jones.

Nolan County district basketball standings

January 27, 2012

DISTRICT 5-3A GIRLS
Wylie 5-0
Brownwood 3-2
Big Spring 2-2
Sweetwater 1-4
Snyder 1-4
DISTRICT 5-3A BOYS
Wylie 3-0
Brownwood 2-1
Big Spring 2-1
Sweetwater 1-3
Snyder 0-3
DISTRICT 9-A,
DIVISION I GIRLS
Munday 6-0
Hamlin 5-1
Haskell 3-3
Roscoe 2-4
Stamford 2-4
Rotan 0-6
DISTRICT 9-A,
DIVISION I
BOYS
Stamford 5-0
Munday 4-1
Haskell 3-2
Hamlin 2-3
Roscoe 1-4
Rotan 0-5
DISTRICT II-A,
DIVISION II
GIRLS
Roby 9-0
Highland 7-2
Loraine 6-2
Westbrook 4-5
Trent 2-6
Ira 2-7
Hermleigh 0-8
DISTRICT II-A,
DIVISION II
BOYS
Ira 6-1
Trent 5-1
Roby 5-2

January 26th

Church News: February is Family Month at Emmanuel Fellowship Church

January 27, 2012

Avondale Baptist Church
Avondale Baptist Church family! We would like to invite everyone to come and worship with us. We are located at 1405 Hoyt Street.

Recipe of the Week: Healthy, hearty comfort food

January 27, 2012

Family Features
During the short days and cold nights of winter, many of us crave comfort foods. Unfortunately, the rich dishes we usually think of tend to be low in nutrition and packed with fat and calories. Well, take heart. It’s possible to enjoy satisfying dishes that are tasty, hearty and nutritious.

2012 Miss Snake Charmer Pageant applications available

January 26, 2012

The annual Sweetwater Jaycees Miss Snake Charmer Scholarship Pageant is a time where young ladies from throughout the Big Country come together to compete for scholarship money. At last year's pageant, past queens were recognized for the 52nd year of the Miss Snake Charmer Pageant.
The annual pageant will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 8, at the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium. The pageant is open to all girls between the ages of 16-19 who live within a 75 mile radius of Sweetwater.

Southeast gives campus report at school board meeting

January 26, 2012

The SISD (Sweetwater Independent School District) Board of Trustees were recognized at their regular meeting on Monday evening, Jan. 23, 2012.
As this month has been named School Board Recognition Month in Sweetwater, Nolan County Judge Tim Fambrough was in attendance to read the proclamation to the board members. The document praised their commitment to children and their education; the ongoing work with parents, staff and community members; establishing a firm foundation in local education; and supporting local and public education for the district.

USDA 2012 DCP and ACRE sign-up begins

January 26, 2012

Nolan County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Dennis Cumbie, announced that sign-up for the 2012 Direct and Counter-cyclical Program (DCP) and the Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) Program began on Jan. 23, 2012 and continues through June 1, 2012.
"I encourage producers to make an appointment with our office to sign-up for program benefits," said Cumbie.

Maikell to speak at Texas Farmers Union's 110th Convention

January 26, 2012

Waco, Texas — Texas Farmers Union delegates and members will convene for the 110th State Convention at the Menger Hotel in San Antonio, Texas. The convention will run Jan. 27 and 28, 2012, and will start at 1 p.m. on Friday, the 27th.
Texas Farmers Union President Wes Sims stated, "We will have a number of interesting speakers and programs. One of the speakers will be National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson, who will be speaking at the banquet on Saturday night."

Blotters for January 24, 2012

January 26, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 50 calls for service, issued no citations and made four arrests on Jan. 24, 2012.

The SPD received 20, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 1600 block of Grand.

Calls for service:
• Criminal mischief — 1600 block of Grand.
• Credit/debit card abuse — 200 block of E. Fourth.
• Sexual assault — 200 block of E. Fourth.
• Theft — 1400 block of Hailey.
• Assault — 1300 block of McCaulley.
• Family violence assault — 200 block of Orange.

Arrested by SPD:
• Juvenile, 13 — Assault.
• Juvenile, 15 — Runaway.
• Juvenile, 13 — Assault.

Carol Ann Colville

January 26, 2012

Our mama, Carol Ann Colville, 63, died Tuesday in a Abilene hospital. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 27, 2012, in Cedar Hill Cemetery, under the direction of Girdner Funeral Home of Abilene. Visitation will be Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012. Leray Scifres will officiate.
Mom was born May 16, 1948, in Eastland to Joseph James Riehl and Mary Madge Hatcher Riehl. She grew up in Abilene and attended Abilene High School and worked at the Tye and Merkel truck stops. Recently she lived in Sweetwater and worked at Goodwill.

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