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Blue Ribbon Desserts

May 23, 2012

Spiced Applesauce
Makes 3 quarts
8 to 10 pounds apples*
Granulated sugar
2 cups water
1 pouch Mrs. Wages Spiced Apple Mix
Prepare and process home canning jars and lids according to manufacturer’s instructions for sterilized jars.
Wash, core and peel apples. Cut into halves
or quarters.
Combine prepared apples with 2 cups water in
a large saucepan and bring to a boil. Cover pan; reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes or until apples are soft.
Puree apple mixture and measure number of cups before returning to pot. Add 1/4 cup sugar

Chamber hosts membership appreciation lunch

May 23, 2012

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce membership appreciation luncheon was held on Friday, May 18, 2012 at The Center at Texas State Technical College.
Jacque McCoy, the Chamber's Executive Director, welcomed the group before turning the luncheon over to Rodney Foster, the President of the Chamber board who also served as master of ceremonies. An invocation was given by Carolyn Lawrence, and the Pledge of Allegiance was led by Vickie May.

Mobley speaks to Kiwanis

May 23, 2012

The new SHS athletic director and head football coach Shane Mobley was the guest speaker at a recent meeting of the local Kiwanis chapter. The noon-time meeting was held at Bee's Décor in downtown Sweetwater.
Joining Mobley at the meeting were his two coordinator coaches, Zach Harrell and John Ward, who were introduced to the Kiwanis group. The Harrell family has left a large imprint within Texas high school football, while Ward--who is also a pastor--has over twenty years of coaching experience at the high school and collegiate level.

Mustang Band Drum Majors announced

May 23, 2012

Last week auditions were held for Drum Majors of the Sweetwater Mighty Mustang Band. Students turned in teacher references, wrote essays and memorized a piece of music with which they demonstrated their conducting technique. Two students were selected to lead the 2012 marching band.

Blotters for May 21, 2012

May 23, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 53 calls for service, issued seven citations and made five arrests on May 21, 2012.

The SPD received 20, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 2000 block of Lamar.
• 2100 block of Lamar.

Calls for service:
• Criminal mischief — 1100 block of W. Arkansas.
• Burglary — 1600 block of Bowie.
• Sexual assault — Sweetwater.
• Burglary of a building — 1700 block of Lou.
• Theft — 200 block of Lamar.
• Theft — 600 block of W. Colorado.

Arrested by SPD:
• Carlos Serrano, 35 — Warrant.
• Ronald Bell, 42 — Public intoxication.

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