Last Saturday the Sweetwater High School Band participated in the Buckaneer Band Festival in Breckenridge. Sweetwater was one of only three bands to earn a top rating at the contest. They received â€ś1sâ€ť from all three judges and also won â€śBest Overall Colorguardâ€ť of the competition. Finally, sophomore clarinetist Chrysten Ivy was named â€śMost Outstanding Soloistâ€ť of the entire event.
The Sweetwater Rifle and Pistol Club is sponsoring their second Rifle Sight-In Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011. Anyone going deer hunting next month will need to sight-in their rifle and are welcome to attend. SRPC will furnish the sight-in targets and man power to help sight-in firearms. The range entrance is just off Loop 170 (west of town) on Avenger Field Road to TSTC. For more information, call Carroll Kearney at 325-235-7572.
The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in Texas is $3.20, seven cents less than the average last week, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch.Â
The national average is $3.39, six cents less than last week.Â The statewide average price is 19 cents less than the national average.Â The most expensive gasoline average in the state is in El Paso at $3.33.Â Ft. Worth is reporting the least expensive average in the state at $3.07 for a gallon of regular unleaded. Sweetwaterâ€™s gas is currently $3.38 a gallon.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 47 calls for service, issued two citations and made two arrests on Oct. 5, 2011.
The SPD received 10, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Burglary of a motor vehicle â€” 1500 block of James.
â€˘ Burglary of a motor vehicle â€” 1500 block of Josephine.
â€˘ Theft â€” 2200 block of E. Broadway.
Arrested by SPD
â€˘ Male juvenile, 16 â€”Â Possession of a dangerous weapon.
â€˘ Danielle Rodriguez, 23 â€”Â Criminal trespass.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had six calls for service, served one civil paper and made one arrest on Oct. 5, 2011.