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October 9th, 2012

SHS senior makes TMEA All-Region Honor Choir

October 9, 2012

Lexie Perez, a senior at Sweetwater High School, auditioned on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, and made the TMEA All-Region Honor Choir. She will represent Sweetwater High School in the Region Concert on Nov. 10 in Lubbock.
She claimed eighth chair which also earned her the right to continue to the next level. She will audition for the next round, Pre-Area, on Nov. 9.

Roscoe VFD wearing pink for a cause

October 9, 2012

In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Roscoe Fire Department will be wearing pink department shirts all month. "One of our family members is recovering from breast cancer, so we want everyone to know that we support her and everyone effected by the disease," said Roscoe VFD Chief Gary Armstrong.
Shown are (front row, from left to right) Terry Armstrong, Robert Hoffman, Charles Armstead, Elsie Armstead, Gary Armstrong, Zela Armstrong, Virg Pruitt, Justin Moffett, Chad Dornbusch, Willie James, (top row, from left to right) Keegan Pruitt, Mike Rosas and Rebecca Mardis.

Today last day to register to vote

October 9, 2012

With the November 6 general election just about a month away, various deadlines are now coming into play. The last day to register to vote for the November election is today, Tuesday, October 9, 2012.
The first day of early voting will be Monday, October 22 in the County Clerk's office--located at the Nolan County Courthouse (100 East Third), Suite 108--from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The last day of early voting is Friday, November 2.
The deadline for applying for a ballot by mail--to be received, not postmarked--is on Tuesday, October 30.

Royalty crowned at Roscoe Mum Night

October 9, 2012

The 2012 Roscoe Mum Night Royalty were crowned Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. Band Beau and Sweetheart were Tito Arce and Crystal Luna (shown).
Other nominees were Antonio Gallegos and Ashton Payne, and Juan Sanchez and Jacinda Cedillo. Escorts were Sam Wilson and Taylor Reed.
Crowned as Football Beau and Sweetheart were Jose Rangel and Torrey Willman. Other Nominees were Landon Jones and Faith Boren and Eduardo Gallegos and Alura Renteria.
Escorts were Branson Beal and Daisy Talamantez.

Blotters for October 5-7, 2012

October 9, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 127 calls for service, issued three citations and made 12 arrests from Oct. 5-7, 2012.

The SPD received 66, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 1000 block of Lamar.
• 600 block of E. Broadway.

Calls for service:
• Burglary of a vehilce — 1000 block of E. Broadway.
• Assault — 1600 block of Woodruff.
• Assault — 800 block of E. Arizona.
• Burglary of a habitation — 1000 block of Vards.
• Disorderly conduct — 1800 block of Lamar.

Arrested by SPD:
• Joe Nava, 55 — Warrant.
• Ashley Bohall, 27 — Warrant.
• Malcolm Black, 18 — Theft.

Tuesday's local weather

October 9, 2012

Expect mostly sunny skies and much warmer temperatures on Tuesday, with a high near 88. Winds will be from the southwest at around 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight, we'll see increasing clouds with a low around 50. South-southwest winds at 5 to 10 mph will become northern after midnight.
Visit weather.gov to find out if the warmer weather is back for good.

October 8th

Blackwell Homecoming 2012 held Saturday

October 8, 2012

Shown are the Blackwell Senior Class of 2013 (left to right) Cody Shamblin, Mark Monroe, Bethany Breaux, Ashely Jeter, Chase Sorrells, Elizabeth Shults, Breanne Richardson, Lizzy Rozzlle and Leonor Castelo at the 2012 Blackwell Homecoming Bonfire.
The Blackwell Hornets won their homecoming game against the Moran Bulldogs 54-8 on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012.
Find more photos from Blackwell's Homecoming game in Monday's paper.

Appointments, dates approved at county meeting

October 8, 2012

A couple of appointments were approved at the Nolan County Commissioners' meeting on Monday morning, October 8, 2012.
Dr. Tim Jones was approved to be the new medical authority for Nolan County, while Shane Dent will be replacing Julie McLemore on the Nolan County Coliseum Board.

Sweetwater students to host first Fields of Faith event

October 8, 2012

Students from Sweetwater will be joining thousands of other youth on athletic fields all across the nation on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, to share their Christian faith with fellow students during the seventh annual national Fields of Faith event. This rapidly-growing, interdenominational outreach event will be held at more than 400 locations throughout the nation on this same date.

Monday's local weather

October 8, 2012

Today, we'll see patchy frost before 10 a.m. Thereafter, it will be mostly sunny with a high near 69. Winds will be from the south at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight with a low around 55, and south-southeast winds at 10 to 15 mph. Gusts will be as high as 20 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more about this week's forecast.

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