Archive - 2013 - News Article

April 1st

Cline Shale Alliance to meet April 12

April 1, 2013

The next scheduled regional meeting of the Cline Shale Alliance is scheduled for Friday, April 12, 2013 at the campus of TSTC West Texas in Sweetwater. It will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in “The Center’ seminar room. 
Registration and reservations can be made online at www.clineshalealliance.com. At the home page click on the “events” button to register and reserve a seat. 
Speaker topics for this meeting include oil and gas, pipe lines and base load gas power plants. Communities will also be giving updates on local and regional oil and gas activities. 

Minion over Sweetwater

April 1, 2013

Many in Sweetwater saw a peculiar sight on Easter Sunday when a large Minion blimp was flying around neighborhoods in town.
Universal Pictures is promoting "Despicable Me 2" scheduled for release on July 3, with an elaborate aerial advertising campaign in partnership with Van Wagner Communications’ Airship Group.

DPS Joint Task Force successful in capturing 45 fugitives, seizing contraband

April 1, 2013

LUBBOCK – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced that a DPS joint task force made up of various divisions within the department conducted an operation in the Lubbock region last week that resulted in the capture of 45 wanted fugitives and the seizure of illegal narcotics.

Jaycees host Easter egg hunt

April 1, 2013

The Sweetwater Jaycees hosted their annual Easter egg hunt at Fraley Park for children of the community.
Hundreds of plastic treat-filled eggs and many other Easter prizes were sought after at the hunt. Shown is Donavin Adames taking part in the annual hunt.

Monday's local weather

April 1, 2013

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 81. Winds will be from the south-southeast at 10 to 15 mph, and after 1 p.m. we'll have a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tonight, our rain chances increase to 50%, while we should see mostly cloudy skies with a low around 59. Winds will be from the east-southeast at 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

March 30th

Easter fun at Lang Aycock

March 30, 2013

Ian Brockman had fun at Lang Aycock Childcare Center this week with an Easter egg hunt and party at the facility.

March 29th

A conversation with "OC"

March 29, 2013

While sitting in a padded office chair, a contrast from his cowboy-inspired attire, Robert Clark recollected a recent celebration dinner he had with his wife in Fort Worth.
She sensed his apprehension and when questioned, Clark said he was just waiting for the shoe to drop--everything leading up to that particular moment had gone so well.
But like most wives, she had some valuable advice to offer her husband. He was in the right place and at the right time of life, so she told him not to worry, but to have faith.

Blotters for Mar. 28, 2013

March 29, 2013

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 54 calls for service, issued five citations and made one arrest on Mar. 28, 2013.

The SPD received 33, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 800 block of First Street.
Calls for service:
• Theft — 700 block of E. Broadway.
• Sexual assault — Sweetwater.
• Duty to register sex offender — Sweetwater.

Arrested by SPD:
• Billy Sweek, 40 — Theft/possession of a dangerous drug.
The Sweetwater Fire Department responded to five ambulance calls and three fire calls over the past 24 hours.
• Four ambulance calls in the city of Sweetwater.

IBAT recognizes SHS teacher

March 29, 2013

The Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) recently presented Sweetwater High School teacher Skylar Houston with its Teaching Excellence in Financial Literacy Award. Houston is one of three award recipients from across the state. He was presented the award on Thursday at Sweetwater High School’s regular monthly faculty meeting.

TxDOT refreshes pavement markings on area roadways

March 29, 2013

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) began a project this month to refresh pavement markings on roadways in seven counties.

Sweetwater boys host Coleman — freshmen at 4:30 p.m., JV at 6 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m. Sweetwater...
The Roscoe girls basket-ball team lost at Haskell, 57-34, to start District 7-2A play on Tuesday....
GRAPE CREEK — Three players hit double figures as the Sweetwater boys easily defeated Grape Creek,...

 

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