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February 22nd, 2013
Now that the New Year has begun, Cornerstone Christian School has come up with an event to help the whole family get a good start on their health for 2013. Beat the Street for Little Feet will serve as a fun, healthy activity for the family to enjoy together while providing funds for the schoolâ€™s expansion efforts.
The results from the body found in July along Interstate 20 in Sweetwater have returned from the University of North Texas (UNT) Center for Human Identification, according to Detective Lance Richburg with the Sweetwater Police Department.
The remains found belong to Gabriel Salinas, born March 29, 1948. His last known permanent address was in Gruver, Texas; however, Salinas worked and lived in different places throughout the area.
This year's Miss Snake Charmer Pageant contestants attended the pageant tea recently at Java Jax in Sweetwater.
Shown are Payton Moore, Ashley Parker, Marissa Sanchez and Abby Garcia all helping Coach Jessica Withrow spruce up the Sweetwater High School track by painting the high jump cover and all of the trash cans to get the track ready for the track and field season.
Sweetwater will be hosting the Rattlesnake Relays this year.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 54 calls for service, issued three citations and made one arrest on Feb. 20, 2013.
The SPD received 15, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Disorderly conduct â€”Â 300 block of Lamar.
Arrested by SPD:
â€˘ Gary Taylor, 50 â€” Public intoxication.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had eight calls for service, served no civil papers and made one arrest on Feb. 20, 2013.
Arrested by NCSO:
â€˘ Chad Eugene Parsons, 19, of Sweetwater â€” Warrant/criminal mischief.
Calls for service:
â€˘Â Burglary â€”Â CR 108.
â€˘Â 911 hang up â€”Â FM 608.
Today will bring in seasonal temperatures with sunny skies and a high near 49. Winds will be from the north-northeast around 5 mph.
Tonight, expect mostly clear skies and a low around 31, with northern winds around 5 mph. After midnight, they will shift to the south.
This weekend we'll see highs in the 60s, but winds will gradually increase Saturday night into the entire day on Sunday. Lows will be in the 40s, but will decrease to the mid-30s on Sunday night.
Visit weather.gov to get a full weekend preview.
According to Pastor of the Word of God Church, Dale Stowe, the church is â€śgoing into the final phase of the vision that God has given for this ministry.â€ť
â€śThis ministry has always been focused on the vision of where God is taking us, said Stowe. â€śIt has never meant to be a churchy experience, it has always been a tool to allow the Holy Spirit to work in those who are called. Training your ears through the Word of truth to be able to hear God's small still voice so that we can be led by the Spirit of God.â€ť
Pictured are Sweetwater High School students Austin Watts, Joslynne Bohall, Whitnee Murff, Maty Montgomery, Laura Duclos, Destiny Neves, Amber Hernandez and Ashley Kincheloe. These students participated in the Visual Art Scholastic Event (VASE).
Watts, Bohall, Montgomery, Duclos, Hernandez and Kincheloe all received Superior ratings. Hernandez advanced to the state level with two pieces and Duclos advanced with her self portrait.
Some facilities within Sweetwater ISD (Independent School District) have undergone renovations, as noted in the Superintendent's Report during the Monday night meeting of the SISD Board of Trustees.
Sweetwater ISD Superintendent Terry Pittman offered a visual presentation to board members of the recent changes seen around the district. The softball field now has a new press box, which will offer a new place for score keepers and media to be stationed.
Members of the 2012-2013 Future Sweetwater class went on a tour of Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital on Wednesday. The group is shown in the lobby at the admissions department, where the group began their tour.
Shown from left to right are Bailey Bernal, Alexis Castillo, Megan Holsey, Blake Cumbie, Ty Crain, Abigail McPherson, Lauren Young, Gabby Reyes, Corynn Martin and Jasmine Reddic. Not pictured are Caroline Brennan and Maddie Jones.
Find more photos of the group's visit to the local hospital on page 5 in today's edition.