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September 11th, 2012
One vehicle was involved in a wreck on Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, on Interstate 20 near Family RV Center.
There was only one person in the vehicle and no injuries were reported according to Sweetwater Emergency Services. The vehicle did not enter the incoming lane of traffic due to the cable barriers along I-20.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 147 calls for service, issued six citations and made 11 arrests from Sept. 7-9, 2012.
The SPD received 100, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Criminal mischief â€”Â 1100 block of Crane.
â€˘ Family violence assault â€”Â 1600 block of Grand.
â€˘ Theft of service and criminal mischief â€”Â 2200 block of E. Broadway.
â€˘ Theft â€”Â 1600 block of E. Broadway.
â€˘ Credit/debit card abuse â€”Â Sweetwater.
â€˘ Assault â€”Â 1200 block of Coral Drive.
â€˘ Criminal mischief â€”Â 100 block of E. Broadway.
Arrested by SPD:
Tuesday is looking mostly sunny with a high near 95. Winds will be from the south-southeast at 10 to 20 mph.
Tonight, expect mostly clear skies with a low around 65, with winds from the southeast around 10 mph.
Learn more about the local forecast by going to weather.gov.
The Sweetwater Bow Hunter's Association will have their 3D Archery Shoot Saturday, Sept. 22 and Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012, at Lake Trammell. The public is welcome to join in the event and it will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. The $10 shooting fee covers both days and military and youth shoot free (youth under 16 must be accompanied by an adult).
Sign-in will be at the outdoor archery range, across the road from the lake house. Follow the dirt road next to the fish mail box to the archery range. There will be 25 targets at the hunting ranges plus one optional prize shot.
First graders at Southeast Elementary will be learning about a very important aspect of American history this week.
"Celebrate Freedom Week!", as part of the social studies curriculum, will coincide with Patriot Day, the eleventh anniversary of the September 11 attacks. The week will teach students on what it means to be an American, the freedoms we have as Americans as well as those who protect our freedom.
September is National Cholesterol Education Month and to acknowledge this occasion Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital Lab will be at the Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department (SNCHD), located at 301 E. 12th, on Thursday, Sept. 20, from 8:30-11:30 a.m. to offer free cholesterol screening.
Pictured with Lenora Peterson from the Region 14 Educational Service Center are J.P. Cowen Paraprofessionals who have earned their Associates Degree in Early Childhood from Cisco College.
Pictured left to right are Peterson, Norma Rendon, Joanna Martinez, Delfina Balderas, Anita Castro, Norma Torres and Diana Critz. Child development professionals provide a safe and nurturing environment that promotes the physical, social, emotional and cognitive development of young children.
SISD is proud to celebrate this special accomplishment.
Monday's forecast will bring in the warm weather, following the past weekend of cooler temperatures. Expect sunny skies and high near 92 today, with winds from the southeast at 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight, it will be mostly clear with a low around 64. Winds will remain from the southeast at 5 to 10 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more about your weekly weather.
You knew the Mustangs would find a way to win here Friday when Sweetwater and Andrews renewed their old rivalry.
Unfortunately for a large homecoming crowd, it was the visiting Mustangs who came out on top â€” but just barely â€” in a 20-16 thriller.
Andrews (2-0) opened up a double-digit (20-10) lead with 4:40 left when quarterback Shane Dolgener hit Austin Luna with a 25-yard touchdown pass.
But Sweetwater needed just 73 seconds of playing time to cut it to 20-16 when quarterback Sean Morrow led a furious drive which he capped with a 2-yard run.
The Farm Service Agency (FSA) is now accepting applications for Emergency Farm Loans resulting from damages and losses caused by drought occurring from January 1, 2012 and continuing.