The 2011 Mighty Mite Mustangs had seven players participate in the WTYFA All-Star Football Game in Abilene on December 4, 2011. All seven of the youngsters represented Sweetwater with pride and left an impression on the Abilene coaches. It was a wonderful experience for the kids and the parents.
Carla Araguz (shown) and Jaden Dogget both performed for Star Search judges on Tuesday, Dec. 13. Carla sang â€śSuds in a Bucketâ€ť and Jaden performed a dance routine to â€śBaby, Babyâ€ť by Justin Bieber. Both contestants advanced to the final round.
The City Commission met for their final regular meeting of 2011 on Tuesday morning, December 13, 2011 at City Hall.
City Manager Eddie Brown, in his report to the commission, noted that sales tax revenue for the month of November increased over the same period last year by $109,042.26.
He stated that he and the city staff have been looking into the situation and have been working with the State Comptroller to determine if the numbers are possibly an error. However, on Tuesday afternoon, the State Comptroller's office confirmed to city staff that the sales tax numbers are valid.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 46 calls for service, issued one citation and made zero arrests on Dec. 13, 2011.
The SPD received 27, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Theft â€” 100 block of S Hopkins.
â€˘ Assault â€” 300 block of Lamar.
â€˘ Theft â€” 1600 block of Cypress.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had eight calls for service, served one civil paper and made two arrests on Dec. 13, 2011.
Arrested by NCSO:
â€˘ Herlinda Alvarez Arizmendi, 48, of Snyder â€” Warrant/theft by check.
â€˘ Felipe DeJesus Aguinaga, 33, of Dallas â€” Warrant/motion to revoke probation.