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November 7th, 2012

Filled purses donated to women’s causes

November 7, 2012

Several women from Trinity Baptist Church recently delivered filled purses to benefit two local organizations helping women. They filled 54 purses with toiletries and other items to be given to women who seek shelter against domestic abuse.
According to Krista Hendrix — one of the organizers — 30 of the purses went to the local women's shelter and 24 purses went to the Noah Project in Abilene.

Blotters for November 5, 2012

November 7, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 38 calls for service, issued three citations and made one arrest on Nov. 5, 2012.

The SPD received 33, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Information — 200 E. Fourth.

Arrested by SPD:
• Connie Sumruld, 41 — Possession of marijuana over, two ounces.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 12 calls for service, served no civil papers and made one arrest on Nov. 5, 2012.
Arrested by DPS:
• Valarie Elaine Johnson, 41, of Roscoe — Public intoxication, possession of marijuana and possession of controlled substance (meth).

Wednedsay's local forecast

November 7, 2012

Expect sunny skies on Wednesday with a high near 81. Winds will be from the south-southeast at 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight, look for clear skies and a low around 58. Winds will remain from the south-southeast at 10 to 15 mph, but gusts could be as high as 20 mph.
Visit weather.gov to get an early look at the weekend forecast.

November 6th

Over 40 booths to be featured at TSTC Health Fair

November 6, 2012

The 2012 Nolan County Health Fair will be on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the TSTC (Texas State Technical College) Fitness Center on the Sweetwater campus.
Over 40 vendors from the area — including Sweetwater, Nolan County, Abilene and Snyder — will be available at the fair.

One dog available for adoption

November 6, 2012

Sweetwater Animal Control currently has one dog available for adoption.
Available for adoption is a female chihuahua mix. According to Sweetwater’s animal control officer, Don Kite, animals that are picked up are kept for a minimum of three days, but he tries to keep them from a week to 10 days.
Dogs and cats are available for adoption for a $15 fee and the cost of getting the pet vaccinated for rabies.
The pets are required to have their vaccination before they leave to their new homes.

WASP Museum to host Chamber Coffee

November 6, 2012

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Coffee at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at the National WASP WWII Museum, located at 210 Avenger Field Road.
Sharron Davis is at the museum as the Executive Director and Carol Cain is the Museum Administrator. The museum opened in 2005 and serves as a national point of interest.

Local music students perform costume recital

November 6, 2012

A pirate, prairie girl, astronaut, bumble bee, firefly, and more performed in the Costume Recital on Sunday, Nov. 4.

Local students audition for honor choirs

November 6, 2012

Recently, Sweetwater Choir students auditioned and performed in the TMEA Sixth Grade Honor Choir and the TMEA South Zone All-Region Honor Choir. Their concert was Saturday, Nov. 3, in Clyde.
Pictured are (from left to right, back row) Max Rodriguez, Megan Dean, Kilanie Arpin, Sara Henington, Anastasia White, Cierra Hays, (middle row) Tiana Santiago, Emma Foust, Kealee Kelso, Samantha Jones, Martin Morini, (front row) Bianca Bohall, Lauren Browning and Cyera Pieper.

Blotters for November 2-4, 2012

November 6, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 108 calls for service, issued three citations and made 13 arrests from Nov. 2-4, 2012.

The SPD received 50, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 2100 Block of Lamar.
• 500 block of Locust.
• 1200 block of Neff.

Calls for service:
• Attempted burglary of a building — 300 block of Oak.
• Theft — 500 block of E. Broadway.
• Accident involving injury or death — 2200 block of Lamar.
• Burglary of a vehicle x 2 — 900 block of Elm.
• Terroristic threat — 800 block of E. Arizona.
• Theft — Sweetwater area.
• Robbery — 1100 block of Lamar.

Local Election Day forecast

November 6, 2012

Your Election Day forecast is looking nice, with sunny skies and a high near 78. Winds will be from the southwest at 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight, expect mostly clear skies with a low around 49. Winds from the southwest at 5 to 10 mph will become southeast in the evening.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

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