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December 28th

Blotters for December 23-26, 2011

December 28, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 120 calls for service, issued six citations and made three arrests from Dec. 23-26, 2011.

The SPD received 85, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 2000 block of E. Twelfth.
• Theft — 200 block of E. Fourth.
• Theft — 200 block of SE Georgia.

Arrested by SPD:
• Matthew Ausborn, 32 — Driving while intoxicated.
• Teresa Grayson, 48 — Public intoxication.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 41 calls for service, served six civil papers and made four arrests from Dec. 21-26, 2011.

Arrested by NCSO:

December 27th

Man dies in Christmas fire

December 27, 2011

A 41-year-old man died early Christmas morning in a fire in his Sweetwater home.
According to Sweetwater Fire Chief Grant Madden, firefighters received a call about smoke coming from a house on the 200 block of Lewis Front Street between 2 and 3 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011. "People saw smoke coming from the house and called 9-1-1."

STAAR students chosen at SMS

December 27, 2011

Shown are several eighth grade students who were chosen by their teachers as the third six weeks STAAR students for their hard work and dedication. They are Michael Lawrence, Alejandro Gamez, Abby Lynch, Jade Johnson, Brittany Jimenez, Brittany Presley, Kaylee Lantto, Savanna Kamer, Tonna Gilmore, Tierra Brown and Sandra Wise.

Get ready Texas: Registering for agriculture sales tax exemption

December 27, 2011

Attention agriculture and timber producers: Secure your sales tax exemption by getting your registration number before the Jan. 1, deadline. Under a new state law passed by the Texas Legislature in 2011, commercial agriculture or timber producers will need an Ag/Timber Number issued by the Comptroller’s office to make eligible sales tax-exempt purchases for their business beginning Jan. 1, 2012.

December 23rd

This week's church news

December 23, 2011

Avondale Baptist Church
Merry Christmas to all from the Avondale Baptist Church family!  We would like to invite everyone to come and worship with us. For this Sunday only we will only have one service. We will have morning worship at 10:50 a.m. This will be the only service we will have on Christmas Day. We are located at 1405 Hoyt Street.
Our regular Sunday schedule is coffee fellowship at 9:20 a.m., Bible study at 9:45 a.m., worship services at 10:50 a.m. and 6 p.m., choir practice at 7 p.m. On Wednesday evening we have On-Mission groups for all ages at 7 p.m.

Broadway Baptist Church

A Very Wranger Christmas

December 23, 2011

It was two weeks before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring except for Wranger the dog. He was crouched under the Christmas tree sniffing at all the packages that were already under the tree. He knew that one or more of them would be for him. He just couldn’t tell which presents were his.
Wranger knew he was mostly good this year and especially during this holiday season. His “mother” had to scold him only once so far because he had gotten a candy cane stuck in his white Shi-Tzu fur. She just had to snip a little of the fur to get the sticky bits out.

Nolan Nursing and Rehab celebrates Christmas

December 23, 2011

Residents of Nolan Nursing and Rehab have been enjoying many activity events this year. A surprise visit during Nolan's December Birthday Party was made. Pictured at left is Lee Cantu, Lala Cantu and special guests Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus.

SIS hosts Christmas program

December 23, 2011

Sweetwater Intermediate School students hosted their Christmas program on Monday, Dec. 19 at the Sweetwater High School Auditorium

Jaycees spreading Christmas cheer

December 23, 2011

The Sweetwater Jaycees held their annual Christmas party for MHMR on Thursday night, Dec. 8, 2011 at the Sweetwater Elks Lodge. The Jaycees prepared and served a chicken strip meal and dessert to all in attendance.
The group ushered in the appearance of Santa by singing "Santa Claus is Coming to Town." Santa distributed gifts to each person and was greeted with handshakes and hugs from the clients.

Have a holly, jolly Christmas

December 23, 2011

The East Ridge Elementary School second grade presented "Holly Jolly Christmas" to parents, family and friends on Tuesday evening, Dec. 20, 2011, at the Sweetwater High School auditorium. A full array of Christmas classics were sung by the children along with holiday jokes and laughter.

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