Archive - Feb 22, 2013 - News Article
BROADWAY BAPTIST CHURCH
A few years ago, I had the privilege of taking a mission trip to Greenland. One evening, I was sitting on a mountain overlooking 10 small lakes. The beauty was like a dream. I could hear the wind blowing softly, the birds nesting in the trees, and the ice cracking in the ocean. It was such an amazing site.
I have heard others speak of the same of the Sea of Galilee. They say it is one of the most beautiful bodies of water on earth and the old rabbis used to say that God created all the other seas, and then He created the Sea of Galilee just for Himself.Â Â
Now that the New Year has begun, Cornerstone Christian School has come up with an event to help the whole family get a good start on their health for 2013. Beat the Street for Little Feet will serve as a fun, healthy activity for the family to enjoy together while providing funds for the schoolâ€™s expansion efforts.
The results from the body found in July along Interstate 20 in Sweetwater have returned from the University of North Texas (UNT) Center for Human Identification, according to Detective Lance Richburg with the Sweetwater Police Department.
The remains found belong to Gabriel Salinas, born March 29, 1948. His last known permanent address was in Gruver, Texas; however, Salinas worked and lived in different places throughout the area.
This year's Miss Snake Charmer Pageant contestants attended the pageant tea recently at Java Jax in Sweetwater.
Shown are Payton Moore, Ashley Parker, Marissa Sanchez and Abby Garcia all helping Coach Jessica Withrow spruce up the Sweetwater High School track by painting the high jump cover and all of the trash cans to get the track ready for the track and field season.
Sweetwater will be hosting the Rattlesnake Relays this year.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 54 calls for service, issued three citations and made one arrest on Feb. 20, 2013.
The SPD received 15, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€¢ Disorderly conduct â€”Â 300 block of Lamar.
Arrested by SPD:
â€¢ Gary Taylor, 50 â€” Public intoxication.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had eight calls for service, served no civil papers and made one arrest on Feb. 20, 2013.
Arrested by NCSO:
â€¢ Chad Eugene Parsons, 19, of Sweetwater â€” Warrant/criminal mischief.
Calls for service:
â€¢Â Burglary â€”Â CR 108.
â€¢Â 911 hang up â€”Â FM 608.
Today will bring in seasonal temperatures with sunny skies and a high near 49. Winds will be from the north-northeast around 5 mph.
Tonight, expect mostly clear skies and a low around 31, with northern winds around 5 mph. After midnight, they will shift to the south.
This weekend we'll see highs in the 60s, but winds will gradually increase Saturday night into the entire day on Sunday. Lows will be in the 40s, but will decrease to the mid-30s on Sunday night.
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