Archive - Mar 2012 - News Article

March 19th

Hudson Moore to perform in Sweetwater

March 19, 2012

JavaJax will be hosting a very special, mid-week live music performance on Wednesday evening, March 21. En route from Austin's SXSW (south by southwest) Music Festival to a show in Lubbock on March 22, Hudson Moore will be playing in Sweetwater.

Biggest Winner contest kicks off Monday

March 19, 2012

Pictured is Gloria Isom, Shelia Ellison, Tanja Jennings and Linda Kite all employees at the Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department. They are busy getting ready for the Biggest Loser Winner Contest which became a nightmare on Elm Street with 47 teams registering for the contest. All team members will weigh-in on Monday at their designated location and the contest will kick-off at 6 p.m. at the Sweetwater High School track field.

Local girl competes in Abilene Idol

March 19, 2012

A Sweetwater girl has the chance to become the first-ever Abilene Idol.
Twelve-year-old Journee Pugh, a sixth grader at Highland ISD, competed in the preliminary round held at the Mall of Abilene on Saturday, March 3, 2012.
The talent competition is sponsored by Chorus Abilene and the Steve Arthur Family Foundation in Abilene.
Journee was one of 103 contestants who sang to advance to the final round. She is the youngest finalist out of twelve performers and three alternates; the oldest is 47.

McBride announces Hope For The Warriors Scholarship Program

March 19, 2012

Nolan County VCSO Robert R. McBride is pleased to announce the Hope For The Warriors Scholarship Program.

Lone Star Ag, a bank that pays you back

March 19, 2012

Lone Star, ACA (Lone Star Ag Credit), the premier ag-lender in Texas, is pleased to announce its cash patronage payout of $2,000,000. Due to the financial position of the Association, the Board of Directors voted in December to return this cash payment to their stockholders from 2011 earnings. This amount raises the 10-year total to more than $38 million returned to customers.

Blotters for March 15, 2012

March 19, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 40 calls for service, issued no citations and made one arrest on March 15, 2012.

The SPD received 18, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 500 block of W. New Mexico.

Calls for service:
• Criminal mischief — 1200 block of Ragland.
• Criminal mischief — 1200 block of Ragland.
• Theft — 1300 block of Grand.

Arrested by SPD:
• Jean Raven, 24 — Family violence assault/endangering a child.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had four calls for service, served three civil papers and made no arrests on March 15, 2012.

March 17th

Help support the Annie Armstrong Easter offering

March 17, 2012

AVONDALE BAPTIST CHURCH
Hello everyone, from the Avondale Baptist Church family! If you are looking for a loving church home we would like to invite you to come and visit us and worship our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. We are located at 1405 Hoyt Street.
Our regular Sunday schedule is coffee fellowship at 9:20 a.m., Sunday school Bible study at 9:45 a.m., worship services at 10:50 a.m. and 6 p.m. and choir practice at 7 p.m. On Wednesday evening we have On-Mission groups for all ages at 7 p.m. If you need more information you can call the church at 325-235-5835.

March 16th

Jason D. Williams to perform in Sweetwater

March 16, 2012

Jason D. Williams will be bringing his energetic style of music to Sweetwater again, Friday, April 13, at the Municipal Auditorium, beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Hearing Williams and his great piano playing is entertaining in itself, but seeing him live is a whole different experience. This musician gets physically involved in his music. He rarely just sits at the piano, but is usually all around it. That’s why he’s often compared to music legend Jerry Lee Lewis.

Sanders speaks at Kiwanis Club meeting

March 16, 2012

The Sweetwater Kiwanis Club met for their weekly meeting on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at Bee's Décor.
The group heard a presentation from the resident director of the Hoyt House, Lindsey Sanders. Sanders spoke on the financial benefits available for veterans at the assisted living facility, along with the weekly activities, monthly community events and volunteer programs offered.

Gas price average increases 11 cents during Spring Break

March 16, 2012

AAA Texas recently conducted a Spring Break travel poll to identify how gas prices are affecting many Texans’ budgets, spending and spring break plans this year. As a result of current gas price increases, 61 percent of those surveyed said the recent high gasoline prices have affected their household budgets, compared to 51 percent in last spring’s poll.  This week the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in Texas is 11 cents more than the average last week, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch.  The current statewide average is $3.70. 

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