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January 27th, 2012

Children’s art show to be held at local library

January 27, 2012

The West Texas Art Guild is sponsoring a Children’s art show at the County-City Library on Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012. The show will be divided into five age groups including ages 3-5, ages 6-8, ages 9-11, ages 12-14 and ages 15-18.
Name and age of the child must be attached to the back of the artwork. Ribbons will be awarded to first, second and third places, as well as honorable mention winners. One Best-Of-Show ribbon for the over-all best artwork will be awarded. All work must be matted and ready to hang.

Blotters for January 25, 2012

January 27, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 40 calls for service, issued no citations and made three arrests on Jan. 25, 2012.

The SPD received 18, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 2000 block of Lamar.
• Criminal mischief — 500 block of Wall.
• Criminal mischief — 200 block of E. Third.

Arrested by SPD:
• Male juvenile, 13 — Assault.
• Male juvenile, 16 — Disruption of classroom.
• Male juvenile, 14 — Order of immediate custody.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 15 calls for service, served three civil papers and made no arrests on Jan. 25, 2012.

Dillard Royce McCain

January 27, 2012

A graveside service for Dillard Royce McCain, 56, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012, at Slater’s Chapel Cemetery in Nolan with Rev. Billy Oliver officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, at McCoy Funeral Home.
McCain died Thursday. Jan. 26, 2012, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in Sweetwater.

Weekend sports

January 27, 2012

FRIDAY, JAN. 27
Basketball
Sweetwater freshman, JV and varsity girls and boys have an open date.
Roscoe teams vs. Has-kell — JV girls at 4 p.m., JV boys at 5:15 pm., varsity girls at 6:30 p.m., varsity boys at 8 p.m.
Highland JV and varsity girls and boys at Lor-aine starting at 4 p.m.
Blackwell varsity girls and boys at Paint Rock starting at 6:30 p.m.
SATURDAY,
JAN. 28
Basketball
Roscoe 7th grade teams host tournament.
Blackwell junior high teams host tournament.
Highland junior high teams at Trent tournament.
Powerlifting
Sweetwater boys at Abilene High meet.

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.

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