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June 10th, 2011

Sandra Underhill

June 10, 2011

Sandra Beth (Woodson) Underhill, age 67, of Sweetwater, Texas, passed away on Thursday, June 9, 2011 at Sweetwater Healthcare Center. 
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 13,  2011, at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Frankie Santiago officiating. Burial will follow at Belvieu Cemetery in Rotan, Texas. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home. 

Geneva Marie Morris

June 10, 2011

Geneva Marie Morris, 81, of Sweetwater, died Friday, June 10, 2011, at her home.
She was cremated. No further services are planned. Arrangements are under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.

Two local teams remain; Senior B-Jays to play for title Tuesday

June 10, 2011

Just two of Sweetwater’s Little League teams are still contending for a District 5 title after two rounds of play.
Sweetwater’s Senior League Blue Jays will, in fact, play for a title after a 24-1 domination of Abilene South’s Rangers Thursday. Sweetwater faces Wylie’s Tigers at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Wylie.

June 9th

Reporter receives special visitors

June 9, 2011

The Sweetwater Reporter welcomed special visitors from Mrs. Jenna Hayes’ fifth grade class at Sweetwater Intermediate School. The class received a tour of the building on their last week of school and learned about what it takes to get a newspaper out daily.

Highland student selected for Lone Star Leadership Academy

June 9, 2011

Kevin Pantoja, son of Felix and Aida Pantoja and a student at Highland Middle School in the Highland Independent School District, has been selected to travel to the Houston/Galveston area as a participant in Education in Action's Lone Star Leadership Academy, July 11-15, 2011. Kevin's selection for the Academy was based on his outstanding academic success, demonstrated leadership ability, a recommendation by his counselor, Rebecca Rees, and his involvement in school and community activities.

Local input sought at community USDA meeting

June 9, 2011

The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Nolan County Soil and Water Conservation District invite the public and any agencies with an interest in conservation issues to participate in a local work group meeting to be held at the Maryneal Community Center in Maryneal, Texas. This meeting will be on June 13, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. 
The purpose of this meeting is to receive input from a broad range of local agencies, organizations, businesses and individuals that have an interest in natural resource conditions and needs in Nolan County.

Suddenlink launches Suddenlink2GO

June 9, 2011

Suddenlink launched Suddenlink2GOTM, an online video service, featuring tens of thousands of full-length TV episodes and shorter video clips – plus more than 1,300 movies – all accessible anywhere in the United States, on any computer with a high-speed Internet connection.
Suddenlink2GO incorporates:
• The company’s previously announced launch of HBO GO and MAX GO services, available for no additional charge to all Suddenlink HBO and Cinemax subscribers.

Blotters for June 9, 2011

June 9, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 46 calls for service, issued one citation and made two arrests on June 7, 2011.

The SPD received 25, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 200 block of Lamar.
• Family violence assault, impede breath/circulation. — 200 block of W. Louisiana.

Arrested by SPD:
• Billy McQueen, 23 — Warrants.
• Troy Jennings, 41 — Accident involving damage, hit/run.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 11 calls for service, served four civil papers and made two arrests on June 7, 2011.

Arrested by NCSO:

Four SW LL teams to resume play today

June 9, 2011

Four Little League teams from Sweetwater are scheduled to resume play with second-round games today at their respective District 5 tournaments that are being held in Abilene.

June 8th

Food pantry receives $1,000 donation from Tenaska

June 8, 2011

Gaylord's Pantry, the Sweetwater and Nolan County food pantry that provides emergency food supplies to Sweetwater and Roscoe area families in need, has received a $1,000 donation from Tenaska, Terry Hendley has announced.
"On behalf of First United Methodist Church and the Ministerial Alliance, I want to thank Tenaska for this generous contribution to our food pantry organization," he said. "This donation will help provide needed nutrition to hundreds of families in our region."

The Sweetwater High School tennis team members are, standing from left, Colt Bewley, Brandon...
Two of the four Sweetwater Middle School football teams came away with wins in season-opening games...
All three of Sweetwater High School’s volleyball teams played dual matches Saturday at Lubbock...

 

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