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March 20th, 2012
The Jazz Ambassadors is the United States Army's premier touring big band. This 19-member ensemble, formed in 1969, has received great acclaim both at home and abroad performing America's original art form, jazz.
The U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors of Washington, D.C., will continue its long history of presenting free public performances when it appears at the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium on Monday night, April 2, 2012 at 7 p.m. The Jazz Ambassadorsâ€™ concert in Sweetwater is sponsored by the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 46 calls for service, issued seven citations and made two arrests from March 16-18, 2012.
The SPD received 46, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Theft â€” 400 block of NE Georgia.
â€˘ Criminal mischief/possession of drug paraphernalia â€” 1600 block of E. 12th.
â€˘ Sexual performance by a child â€”Â Sweetwater area.
â€˘ Theft â€” 1100 block of Elm.
â€˘ Sexual assault of a child â€” Sweetwater.
â€˘ Theft â€” 2000 block of Bristol.
â€˘ Criminal mischief â€” 1600 block of San Carlos.
â€˘ Theft â€” 1300 block of Bristol.
The 32nd Judicial District Court room was busy today with several guilty pleas being heard by Judge Glen Harrison. Keep checking for updates or read tomorrow's Sweetwater Reporter for the full story.
The Sweetwater Junior Varsity Mustang baseball game with Wylie has been cancelled for today. They will play a double header on Saturday, April 7, 2012.
The 2012 U.S. FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) was held the first weekend of March for the Regional events in San Antonio. Competing in that Regional were 64 teams representing a number of states and Mexico. The game this year was entitled â€śRebound Rumble.â€ť Traveling down to the Alamo Regional was the Roscoe Plowbots who made their third straight appearance in the FRC contest. The objective in the game was for teams, along with their alliance teams, to score as many baskets in goals that ranged from two to eight feet high.
High Sky Childrenâ€™s Ranch and the West Texas Childrenâ€™s Advocacy Center have once again partnered to host the Seventh Annual West Texas Child Abuse Awareness Family FunFair in Sweetwater. The FunFair will be held at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex on Wednesday, April 4, from 4-6:30 p.m. The Time of Remembrance will start at 6:05 p.m. and organizers ask that everybody stay for the ceremony honoring children who have been victims of child abuse.
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 84 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1200 PM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES:
JavaJax will be hosting a very special, mid-week live music performance on Wednesday evening, March 21. En route from Austin's SXSW (south by southwest) Music Festival to a show in Lubbock on March 22, Hudson Moore will be playing in Sweetwater.
Pictured is Gloria Isom, Shelia Ellison, Tanja Jennings and Linda Kite all employees at the Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department.Â They areÂ busy gettingÂ ready for the Biggest Loser Winner ContestÂ which became a nightmare on Elm Street with 47 teams registering for the contest. All team members will weigh-in on Monday at their designated location andÂ the contest willÂ kick-off at 6 p.m. at the Sweetwater High School track field.
A Sweetwater girl has the chance to become the first-ever Abilene Idol.
Twelve-year-old Journee Pugh, a sixth grader at Highland ISD, competed in the preliminary round held at the Mall of Abilene on Saturday, March 3, 2012.
The talent competition is sponsored by Chorus Abilene and the Steve Arthur Family Foundation in Abilene.
Journee was one of 103 contestants who sang to advance to the final round. She is the youngest finalist out of twelve performers and three alternates; the oldest is 47.