The Guns and Hoses basketball game was held on Thursday, April 28, 2011. The â€śGunsâ€ť won the game, beating out the Sweetwater Firefighters 61-56. All proceeds from the game benefit the West Texas Childrenâ€™s Advocacy Center.
ABILENE, Texas - With unemployment rates on the rise and extra money being hard to come by, nonprofit agencies such as Goodwill-West Texas remain committed to helping people gain employment. Goodwill knows that it takes a comprehensive approach to help people find and keep good jobs. In Abilene and other West Texas locations including Midland, Odessa, Sweetwater, San Angelo, Clyde, Brownwood and Eastland, Goodwill is changing lives by providing job training programs, career placement assistance and other support services such as a specific Veterans Outreach program.
Lady Guinevere Bradley White will be returning to New York City to sing in Lincoln Center along with the Southwestern Seminary Master Chorale and Southwestern Singers made up of students and community members. A total of 125 voices from the surrounding areas of Fort Worth will join in.
Guinevere had the honor to sing in Carnegie Hall in 2008 and 2009. The group will be leaving May 5 and returning on May 9. The concert will take place on Sunday May 8. Dr. David R. Thye (pronounced Tee), will be conductor in Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 32 calls for service, issued four citations and made no arrests on May 2, 2011.
The SPD received eight 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€˘Â Burglary â€”Â 100 block of E. Oklahoma.
â€˘Â Burglary â€”Â 300 block of NW Georgia.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had five calls for service, served no civil papers and made one arrest on May 2, 2011.
Arrested by NCSO:
â€˘ Terry Lynn Goolsby, 44, of Snyder â€”Â Warrant/theft.
Calls for service:
â€˘ 911 hangup â€”Â CR 247.
â€˘ Vehicle accident â€”Â Highway 153.