November 18th, 2011
FRIDAY, NOV. 18
Sweetwater boys host Coleman â€” freshmen and JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity and JV girls at Abilene High, 6 and 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe varsity girls host Cross Plains, 6:15 p.m.
Highland JV boys and varsity teams at Guthrie starting at 6 p.m.
Blackwell varsity girls and boys at Ira starting at 6:30 p.m. (season opener for boys)
Muleshoe vs. Godley (Class 2A, Division I area playoff), 7:30 p.m., Sweetwater.
Ira vs. Water Valley (Six-Man Division I regional playoff), 7:30 p.m., Blackwell.
SATURDAY, NOV. 19
After a tough one-point loss on Tuesday at Hawley in their season opener, the Sweetwater boys basketball team hopes to rebound sharply against Coleman in the Mustangsâ€™ home opener at 6:30 p.m. today.
The contest is the first of four straight at home for Sweetwater. The Mustangs will host Colorado City on Monday and Andrews on Tuesday before entertaining Wall on Nov. 29. Both the freshman and JV boys play at 5 p.m. today prior to the varsity game.
The Sweetwater White Flag football team will play in their Super Bowl game at noon Sunday. The game will be at Wylieâ€™s Bulldog Stadium. The team beat Abileneâ€™s Bucs 25-6 last week to advance as Jadyn Forbes scored four touchdowns and Tyler Chavez kicked an extra point. Cash Barnes, John Rine, Angel Delapaz, Ivan McCann, Jayden Perez and Logan Thompson led the defense and Derek Arenivaz, Roman Camacho and Kyler Holsey also turned in outstanding performances.
The Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting at Villa Palma Italian Restaurant, located at 120 W. Broadway, on Thursday, Nov. 10. Owner Ardian Halili is shown cutting the red ribbon with Chamber Ambassadors and community members.
Also, Schlotzskyâ€™s in Sweetwater celebrated their 15 year anniversary and re-imaging with a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, Nov. 15. Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and community members attended as well.
A Sweetwater man was shot in the face just before noon on Wednesday according to Sweetwater Chief of Police Jim Kelley. The Sweetwater Police Department was dispatched to 102 Fisher Street around 11:02 a.m. on Wednesday about the shooting.
Kelley stated that officers are still investigating details of the crime, but one man has already been arrested in the case. Danny Johnson was arrested Wednesday, as he allegedly shot at the 21-year-old male victim with a shotgun.
Sweetwater and Abilene, TX: Cox Jewelers, the jeweler of choice for many families in Sweetwater and Abilene since 1895, will soon join a pantheon of important local businesses that are no more. But first, Cox Jewelers must sell its entire inventory of fine diamonds, jewelry, watches and giftware. The Cox Jewelers Going Out of Business Sale starts Thursday, Nov. 17, at Cox Jewelers locations, 110 East Broadway in Sweetwater, and 1056 North 2nd Street in Abilene.
An elderly couple cashed in big with their collection at the Treasure Hunters Roadshow at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Sweetwater. The couple brought in a World War II dagger, a number of coins and a few pieces of jewelry. They walked out with about $3,000.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 52 calls for service, issued one citation and made one arrest on Nov. 15, 2011.
The SPD received 24, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Burglary of vehicle â€” 900 block of Circle.
â€˘ Criminal trespass â€” 400 block of Circle Drive.
Arrested by SPD:
â€˘ Amy Carroll, 31 â€”Â DWLI.
The Sweetwater Fire Department responded to two ambulance calls and one fire call on Nov. 15.
â€˘ One fire call in the city of Sweetwater.
â€˘ Two ambulance calls in the city of Sweetwater.
GORDONVILLE â€” A memorial service for Mary Alyne Burrow will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011 at the Dixie Frontier Baptist Church in Whitesboro with Rev. Carl Douglas officiating. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Meador Funeral Home of Whitesboro.
Mrs. Burrow passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011, at her home in Gordonville.
Sweetwater High School has a pair of girls basket-ball teams who are off to 3-0 starts this season. The JV girls are also 3-0 after Tuesdayâ€™s 32-17 victory at Breckenridge.
Larissa Locklar paced the Lady Mustangs with 11 points. Also scoring were Shaneese Brown and Syd-ney Vanderbilt with six, Mikki Reschman with three, Maddie Jones and Taylor McPherson with two and Elise Lawrence and Karlee Murff with one point.
Sweetwater led 11-4, 17-6 and 27-10 at the quarter breaks. Sweetwaterâ€™s varsity and JV girls will play at Abilene High on Friday.
Highland JV girls win