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October 9th, 2012
With the November 6 general election just about a month away, various deadlines are now coming into play. The last day to register to vote for the November election is today, Tuesday, October 9, 2012.
The first day of early voting will be Monday, October 22 in the County Clerk's office--located at the Nolan County Courthouse (100 East Third), Suite 108--from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The last day of early voting is Friday, November 2.
The deadline for applying for a ballot by mail--to be received, not postmarked--is on Tuesday, October 30.
The 2012 Roscoe Mum Night Royalty were crowned Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. Band Beau and Sweetheart were Tito Arce and Crystal Luna (shown).
Other nominees were Antonio Gallegos and Ashton Payne, and Juan Sanchez and Jacinda Cedillo. Escorts were Sam Wilson and Taylor Reed.
Crowned as Football Beau and Sweetheart were Jose Rangel and Torrey Willman. Other Nominees were Landon Jones and Faith Boren and Eduardo Gallegos and Alura Renteria.
Escorts were Branson Beal and Daisy Talamantez.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 127 calls for service, issued three citations and made 12 arrests from Oct. 5-7, 2012.
The SPD received 66, 911 calls.
â€¢ 1000 block of Lamar.
â€¢ 600 block of E. Broadway.
Calls for service:
â€¢ Burglary of a vehilce â€”Â 1000 block of E. Broadway.
â€¢ Assault â€”Â 1600 block of Woodruff.
â€¢ Assault â€”Â 800 block of E. Arizona.
â€¢ Burglary of a habitation â€”Â 1000 block of Vards.
â€¢ Disorderly conduct â€”Â 1800 block of Lamar.
Arrested by SPD:
â€¢ Joe Nava, 55 â€”Â Warrant.
â€¢Â Ashley Bohall, 27 â€”Â Warrant.
â€¢Â Malcolm Black, 18 â€”Â Theft.
Expect mostly sunny skies and much warmer temperatures on Tuesday, with a high near 88. Winds will be from the southwest at around 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight, we'll see increasing clouds with a low around 50. South-southwest winds at 5 to 10 mph will become northern after midnight.
Visit weather.gov to find out if the warmer weather is back for good.
Shown are the Blackwell Senior Class of 2013 (left to right) Cody Shamblin, Mark Monroe, Bethany Breaux, Ashely Jeter, Chase Sorrells, Elizabeth Shults, Breanne Richardson, Lizzy Rozzlle and Leonor Castelo at the 2012 Blackwell Homecoming Bonfire.
The Blackwell Hornets won their homecoming game against the Moran Bulldogs 54-8 on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012.
Find more photos from Blackwell's Homecoming game in Monday's paper.
A couple of appointments were approved at the Nolan County Commissioners' meeting on Monday morning, October 8, 2012.
Dr. Tim Jones was approved to be the new medical authority for Nolan County, while Shane Dent will be replacing Julie McLemore on the Nolan County Coliseum Board.
Students from Sweetwater will be joining thousands of other youth on athletic fields all across the nation on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, to share their Christian faith with fellow students during the seventh annual national Fields of Faith event. This rapidly-growing, interdenominational outreach event will be held at more than 400 locations throughout the nation on this same date.
Today, we'll see patchy frost before 10 a.m. Thereafter, it will be mostly sunny with a high near 69. Winds will be from the south at 5 to 10 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight with a low around 55, and south-southeast winds at 10 to 15 mph. Gusts will be as high as 20 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more about this week's forecast.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 60 calls for service, issued two citations and made five arrests on Oct. 4, 2012.
The SPD received 20, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€¢ Fraud â€”Â 500 block of E. Broadway.
â€¢ Theft â€”Â 300 block of SW Georgia.
â€¢ Debit/credit card abuse â€”Â 9100 block of S. I-20.
â€¢ Debit/credit card abuse â€”Â Sweetwater area.
â€¢ Burglary of a habitation â€”Â 1000 block of View.
Arrested by SPD:
â€¢ Charlie Jones, 41 â€”Â Public intoxication.
â€¢Â Charlene Carrington, 52 â€”Â Warrants.
â€¢Â Leonard Hernandez, 50 â€”Â Warrants.
â€¢Â James Raney, III, 22 â€”Â Warrants.
The Bitty Bop Harvest Bash benefitting Cornerstone Christian Preschool took place on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at the 4th and Elm Church of Christ parking lot. There was a hot dog supper, pumpkin painting, an apple toss, leaf printing, fall photos, a football toss, digging for treasure, a petting zoo, fall tattoos and many more activities for children. Shown above are Ayden Peacock and Ethan Peacock playing a water gun game at the event.