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January 26th, 2013

Mayor declares School Board Recognition Month

January 26, 2013

The Sweetwater ISD (Independent School District) Board of Trustees were honored with a proclamation at their board meeting on Thursday night by Sweetwater Mayor Greg Wortham.
All across Texas, school districts are honoring their board members this month to commemorate School Board Recognition Month. Thursday's meeting brought the proclamation to the local front.

Book signing slated for Monday

January 26, 2013

The "Digging a Well" book signing will be held at Holiday Inn in Sweetwater on Monday from 1-5 p.m. The book's author, Sherry Long, was the secretary at the Mitchell-Scurry Baptist Associational Office under Bro. Darold Baldwin in 2001-2002.
Long is a women's ministry leader, pastor's wife, pianist, vocalist, songwriter and recently published author of "Digging a Well." The book shows how to find your aquifer in a dry and barren land.

Local drummer performs at 2013 Black Tie & Boots Inaugural Ball

January 26, 2013

Texas Country Band, the Josh Abbott Band was part of the entertainment lineup at the 2013 Black Tie & Boots Inaugural Ball on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, MD. 

Nolan County Livestock Show results

January 26, 2013

The following are the results of the Nolan County Livestock Show.
Steer
Light Weight
1. Julia Rees
2. Kagen Jeffrey
3. Zoee Jeffrey
4. Dylan Miles
5. Stina Tomlin
Heavy Weight
1. Caroline Brennan
2. Brandon Stevens
3. Julia Rees
4. Dylan Miles
5. Bailey Nervig
Junior Showmanship
Julia Rees
Senior Showmanship
Kagen Jeffrey
Grand Champion
Julia Rees
Reserve Champion
Kagen Jeffrey
Poultry
1. Andrew Smith
2. Austin Wedin
3. Andrew Smith
4. Austin Wedin
5. Stephanie Ashford
6. Stephanie Ashford
7. Jose Rangel
8. Marc Butler
9. Alfonso Islas
10. Shirley Sanchez

Blotters for Jan. 24, 2013

January 26, 2013

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 52 calls for service, issued three citations and made three arrests on Jan. 24, 2013.

The SPD received 32, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 1700 block of Hailey.
• 400 block of E. Alabama.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 1700 block of Bell.
• Criminal trespass — 100 block of S. Hopkins.
• Assault — 100 block of S. Hopkins.
• Theft — 300 block of Lamar.
• Theft — 1200 block of E. Broadway.

Arrested by SPD:
• Dalton Dauel, 22 — Theft.
• Anthony Diaz, 26 — Family violence assault, impeding breath/injury to a child.

January 25th

RELIGION: Faith Lutheran to host retreat

January 25, 2013

BROADWAY BAPTIST CHURCH
Daniel wrote in Daniel 9:3 –“I set my face toward the Lord, to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes.” 

Texas Theatre to host live music

January 25, 2013

A live music performance will be held this weekend at the Texas Theatre featuring a variety of rock, blues and contemporary electric guitar performed by Brian McRae and his band, including Aaron Hatmaker on bass and an appearance by female vocalist Lesley Sawyer.
In addition to rock and blues style music, McRae will also be performing songs from his recent album, Painted World, which was produced by local resident Rex Scaggs and recorded in Lubbock.

Two transports in Thursday wrecks

January 25, 2013

One person was sent to Shannon Hospital in San Angelo Thursday morning after his truck rolled over a number of times near Highway 70 and Stet Highway 153. Shown is Shannon Air Med One taking off from the scene on Thursday morning.
In addition, one person was taken to Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital on Thursday afternoon from a one-vehicle wreck involving a motorcycle on the corner of Wall and Alabama.

Four pets available for adoption

January 25, 2013

Sweetwater Animal Control currently has four pets available for adoption.
Available for adoption is a male chihuahua mix, a male basset hound mix, a female golden retriever and a female gray and white cat.
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.

FCC regulations leave church TV program in limbo

January 25, 2013

A local television program is in danger of signing off due to some federal regulations.
For over 40 years, Broadway Baptist Church in Sweetwater has been airing a thirty-minute program every Sunday morning at 9 a.m. on KTXS. But after January 6, the program has not aired, following a letter from the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) in which the show's exemption status--which deals with closed captioning--had changed.

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