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November 12th, 2012

FFA students advancing to area competition

November 12, 2012

On Monday evening, Nov. 5, students from Sweetwater High School (SHS)--who are part of the local FFA (Future Farmers of America) program--took part in the Lone Wold District FFA Leadership Development Event (LDE) contest at Western Texas College in Snyder.

Benefit concert planned at Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium

November 12, 2012

The Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium will be hosting a benefit concert Saturday, Dec. 15, to continue to raise funds for auditorium improvements. The concert will feature accomplished pianist and modern pop artist, Kristine Mirelle.
Mirelle, a Roswell, New Mexico native, was an International Guild pianist by the age of 13 and wrote her first full-length classical piece at age 8. She now writes, sings and produces her own music, which she describes as burlesque/pop.
Her performances include her piano playing, along with dance; and she sings in both English and Spanish.

Blotters for Nov. 8, 2012

November 12, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 42 calls for service, issued three citations and made one arrest on Nov. 8, 2012.

The SPD received 18, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 300 block of Mulberry.

Calls for service:
• Assault — 1200 block of Hickory.
• Unattended death — 100 block of CR 220.

Arrested by SPD:
• Sheldon Eveland, 37 — Warrants.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 10 calls for service, served three civil papers and made five arrests on Nov. 8, 2012.

Arrested by NCSO:

Lady Mustangs top Lake View to go 2-0

November 12, 2012

SAN ANGELO — Sweet-water jumped out to a 13-2 lead after one quarter and coasted to a 45-28 win over San Angelo Lake View in varsity girls basketball act-ion on Friday.

November 10th

KXOX to have eighth annual Veterans Day Shout-Out Show

November 10, 2012

KXOX Radio in Sweetwater will host its eighth annual Veterans Day Shout-Out from 1-4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012. The show will include interviews with singer Barbara Mandrell and star of the Hart of Dixie series Claudia Lee. You can also hear shout-outs from many others.

November 9th

RPMH Diabetic Outreach Program to offer blood sugar checks

November 9, 2012

November is American Diabetes Month, and to acknowledge this Alice Velez from the Diabetic Outreach Program at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital will be at the health department on Thursday, Nov. 29, from 8:30 a.m. until noon to check blood glucose and answer any questions you may have regarding diabetes. Pamphlets and materials will be available.

Lawrences celebrate 50 years of Thanksgiving service

November 9, 2012

On Sunday, November 18, a half-century of service will be celebrated as the 50th anniversary of the Lawrence Family Thanksgiving Dinner will be held at the First United Methodist Church (FUMC) fellowship hall, located at 309 Cedar Street in Sweetwater.
Starting at 11:30 a.m., a full Thanksgiving meal-- "with all of the trimmings and none of the cleanup"--will be served and continue until 1 p.m. Providing this year's decorations at the event will be church member Karan Bergstrom.

Veterans Day celebrates the sacrifices of servicemen, women

November 9, 2012

On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, going all the way back over a century ago, the first semblance of a Veterans Day celebration took place. And as we celebrate veterans on the holiday in 2012, Americans recall and express their gratitude for the sacrifices made by past and present veterans as they served their country.
In 1918, an armistice--which could also be called a truce--put an end to World War I, which was known at that time as The Great War. The next year, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed the day as "Armistice Day".

Recording studio owner becomes high school hall of famer

November 9, 2012

A local resident recently headed back to his old stomping grounds to receive a top honor from his high school.
Mark Hicks, owner of Trent Studios in Sweetwater, was inducted into the ninth class of the Weatherford High School Hall of Fame. The celebration was held on the first weekend of October 2012, as Hicks was one of three other athletes and a track team to be inducted.

TSTC to host Remembrance Day national roll call event

November 9, 2012

Texas State Technical College West Texas will host a Remembrance Day National Roll Call event from noon to 1:15 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at the Sweetwater Campus Student Center. All are invited to attend. There will be appearances by the Dyess Air Force Base Honor Guard and the Sweetwater High School Pops Sensations.
Guest speakers include the Honorable Tim Fambrough, Nolan County Judge and Robert McBride, Nolan County Veteran Services Officer
Contact Scott Davis for more details at (325)235-7491 or Scott.Davis@tstc.edu.

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