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October 11th, 2012

Thursday's local forecast

October 11, 2012

Expect areas of dense for this morning before 10 a.m., but after that it will be mostly cloudy with a high near 84. Winds will be from the south at 5 to 15 mph.
Tonight, we'll see mostly cloudy skies. The low will be 65 with southern winds at 10 to 15 mph.
Get an early glimpse at your weekend weather at weather.gov.

October 10th

Recipes from a Cowboy’s Wife

October 10, 2012

Sweetwater resident Lori Falcon, aka, A Cowboy’s Wife, has been blogging since February 2007. You might have been a fan of her food blog, My Wooden Spoon, but she has merged it with her blog A Cowboy's Wife (acowboyswife.com).

Eight enter pleas at district court

October 10, 2012

Eight people entered pleas to Judge David Hall during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012.

Fire Prevention Week kicks off at Southeast

October 10, 2012

During National Fire Prevention Week, October 7 - 13, 2012 attention is focused on promoting fire safety and prevention.
Members of the Sweetwater Fire Department visit local schools to educate students about fire safety and prevention. Shown are students at Southeast Elementary School watching the water spray from a Sweetwater fire truck.
Find more photos from the Fire Prevention Week activities at Southeast on page three of Wednesday's paper.

McBride honored at county meeting

October 10, 2012

Robert McBride, the Nolan County Veterans Service Officer, was recognized as the recipient for the Outstanding Veterans Service Officer of the Year during the Nolan County Commissioners' meeting on Monday morning, October 8, 2012.
In two years, McBride has gone from being the newest Veterans Service Officer in the entire state to becoming the first accredited Veterans Service Officer in the history of Nolan County. He was presented with a plaque during his fall training conference, which recently took place.

SEED board introduces new member, officers

October 10, 2012

Dr. Jerod Peek was welcomed as the incoming board member during the meeting of the SEED (Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development) Board of Directors, held on Monday morning, October 8, 2012 at the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce building.
Peek is replacing Kyle Lawrence, who also served as board president. The board then approved their new 2012-2013 officers, which will be Arthur Maberry as board president, Billy Whisenant in the role of vice president and Bill Johnson at the position of treasurer.

Blotters for October 8, 2012

October 10, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 27 calls for service, issued no citations and made two arrests on Oct. 8, 2012.

The SPD received 14, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 2200 block of Lamar.

Arrested by SPD:
• Female juvenile, 16 — Warrant/theft.
• Adolfo Gutierrez, 47 — Driving while license invalid.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had seven calls for service, served one civil paper and made four arrests on Oct. 8, 2012.

Arrested by NCSO:
• Steven Garcia Diaz, 38, of Lubbock — Warrant/duty on striking fixture/highway landscape.

Wednesday's local weather

October 10, 2012

Wednesday's weather will be partly sunny with a high near 70. Winds will be from the north-northeast around 10 mph.
Tonight, we'll see mostly cloudy skies and a low around 61, and eastern winds around 5 to 10 mph.
Head on over to weather.gov to stay updated on your local weather.

October 9th

Roscoe, Sweetwater to host 19th Annual Texas Midwest Conference

October 9, 2012

Nolan County cities Roscoe and Sweetwater are members of Texas Midwest Community Network. The organization hosts the 19th Annual Texas Midwest Conference, Oct. 17, at the Abilene Civic Center. The conference will offer solutions for challenges communities face today and in the future.

SHS senior makes TMEA All-Region Honor Choir

October 9, 2012

Lexie Perez, a senior at Sweetwater High School, auditioned on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, and made the TMEA All-Region Honor Choir. She will represent Sweetwater High School in the Region Concert on Nov. 10 in Lubbock.
She claimed eighth chair which also earned her the right to continue to the next level. She will audition for the next round, Pre-Area, on Nov. 9.

Sweetwater boys host Coleman — freshmen at 4:30 p.m., JV at 6 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m. Sweetwater...
The Roscoe girls basket-ball team lost at Haskell, 57-34, to start District 7-2A play on Tuesday....
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