October 3rd, 2011
The two six-man football teams from Nolan County both faced unbeaten teams Friday in non-district play.
Highland hosted Gordon and the Hornets (2-4) fell by a score of 62-56, while Blackwell lost to Trent 65-16 to stay winless (0-6). Trent and Gordon are both 6-0.
Unfortunately, the Sweet-water Reporter was unable to get additional information by Sundayâ€™s deadline on both six-man games.
The Reporter apologizes for the inconvenience to our readers in Blackwell and Highland. We will attempt to have complete game stories as soon as possible.
Here are recent results for Sweetwater Middle School volleyball teams against Snyder that were received by the Sweetwater Reporter.
The results for the Sweet-water eighth grade Red team were unavailable.
7TH GRADE RED
Won 25-20, 13-25,
Game 1 points: Davina Walker 13, Kensie Chown-ing 3, Rhylee Meneses 3, Maddie Berry 1, Lauren Jones 1. Game 2 points: Kensie Chowning 5, Maddie Berry 3, Lauren Jones 3, Rhylee Meneses 2, Christa Martin 1, Brittany Peeples 1. Game 3 points: Rhylee Meneses 4, Davina Walker 4, Kensie Chowning 3, Brittany Peeples 3, Maddie Berry 2, Lauren Jones 1.
The Sweetwater Middle School Colt tennis team recently played a match at Big Spring. Individual winners include the following:
Marc Butler won 7-6 (7-5 tiebreaker); Christian Ulbrich won 6-4; Tyler Stacy won 6-3; Mitchell Madden won 6-1; Alex Castillo won 6-2.
Brilee Kenny (7th grader) won 6-2; Crystal Foust (7th grader) won 6-4.
No. 3 team (names were not given) won 6-4.
Brook Hefner and Marc Butler won 6-1.
Gabe Cherry, Grant Cherry and Gil Cherry are shown with Police Chief Kelley, Sam Cunningham, Ray Cornutt and Armando Renteria. Family RV Center has given the entire Police Department â€śIâ€™m Part of the Familyâ€ť T-shirts and in-store coupons in a gesture of appreciation for the services the Department provides to the community on a daily basis. Family RV Center is located at 1410 NW Georgia, exit 243 on IH 20.
A Firefighter's Appreciation Dinner and Silent Auction will be held on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex starting at 6:00 p.m. It will be sponsored by the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce.
The event will serve two purposes: to honor all area firefighters for their tireless efforts during this extreme wildfire season and to raise funds for the groups as well.
It's time to lace up those running shoes for a good cause--the 2011 Sweetwater Heart Walk.
The event is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 8 at the Sweetwater Mustang track field. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., with the walk starting at 9 a.m. Participants can walk on the track or a route on the streets will be mapped out.
The local Heart Walk, a fundraising initiative which supports the American Heart Association (AHA), has been taking place for over 20 years. Usually held in the spring, event coordinator Jerrie Gee stated that this year's walk was moved to the fall.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 48 calls for service, issued two citations and made four arrests on Sept. 29, 2011.
The SPD received 19, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Assault â€” 300 block of Lamar.
Arrested by SPD
â€˘ Edy Farley, 17 â€”Â Theft.
â€˘ Michael Smith, 30 â€”Â Warrant.
â€˘ Lauren Pardue, 19 â€”Â Warrant.
â€˘ Dolores Amaya, 23 â€”Â Warrant.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had nine calls for service, served seven civil papers and made one arrest on Sept. 29, 2011.
Arrested by NCSO:
The new digital signs on the Texas Theatre marquee wouldn't have been possible without a local grant.
The Title 5 Grant partners two local colleges: Western Texas College (WTC) in Snyder and the four TSTC (Texas State Technical College) West Texas campuses. WTC is responsible for developing general education courses online; TSTC develops the program from a technological aspect.
ABILENE, Texas â€“ The Texas Forts Trail Board of Directors recently elected officers for the 2011-12 year and elected five new directors.Â Christine Perkins, director of the Comanche Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture, was re-elected president.Â Jacque McCoy, executive director of the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce, was re-elected vice president.Â Steve Waller of Albany was re-elected treasurer.Â Waller is Senior Vice President of First Financial Bank Albany and Moran.
42 years has a domino effect of German sausage making in Slaton, Texas. On Sunday, October 16, 2011, the annual St. Joseph's German Sausage Festival will be held at St. Joseph's Hall. Dinner will be served from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The main menu consists of German sausage, grilled chicken, homemade German potato salad, green beans, cranberry sauce, cakes and breads. Take-out plates will be available at the south side of St. Joseph's Hall.