Archive - News Article

May 24th, 2012

TSTC West Texas appoints new Vice President of Student Learning

May 24, 2012

TSTC West Texas announced that Kyle Smith will join the team as Vice President of Student Learning on June 18. Smith succeeds William W. Thompson whom moved to the TSTC Systems office in December. 
Smith is no stranger to TSTC West Texas having served as counselor for three years. Most recently, Smith served as the Dean of Instruction and Chief Academic Officer for Western Texas College. Prior to this post, he served WTC as Assistant Professor of Political Science and Psychology, Associate Dean of Instruction and Dean of Instruction. 

NCF awards 30 scholarships

May 24, 2012

Thirty Nolan County high school and home schooled spring graduates were honored by the Nolan County Foundation with $1,000 scholarships on Wednesday, May 16, 2012.
Nolan County Foundation (NCF) president, Jerry Riggs addressed the students and their parents at a reception at the Sweetwater Country Club.  NCF has awarded a total of 163 scholarships with proceeds from an annual golf scramble held each spring. 
This year’s recipients were from:
--Blackwell High School — Kelsey Holland (Angelo State University) and Brittany Frizzell (TSTC West Texas);

Blotters for May 22, 2012

May 24, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 43 calls for service, issued five citations and made three arrests on May 22, 2012.

The SPD received 13, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Burglary of a vehicle — 500 block of NW Georgia.
• Burglary of a building — 700 block of Third.
• Burglary of a building — 1700 block of Lou.

Arrested by SPD:
• Brenda Mendez, 29 — Warrant.
• Female juvenile, 14 — Directive to apprehend/resisting arrest.
• Kenneth Acorn, 22 — Possession of controlled substance.

May 23rd

Blue Ribbon Desserts

May 23, 2012

Spiced Applesauce
Makes 3 quarts
8 to 10 pounds apples*
Granulated sugar
2 cups water
1 pouch Mrs. Wages Spiced Apple Mix
Prepare and process home canning jars and lids according to manufacturer’s instructions for sterilized jars.
Wash, core and peel apples. Cut into halves
or quarters.
Combine prepared apples with 2 cups water in
a large saucepan and bring to a boil. Cover pan; reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes or until apples are soft.
Puree apple mixture and measure number of cups before returning to pot. Add 1/4 cup sugar

Chamber hosts membership appreciation lunch

May 23, 2012

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce membership appreciation luncheon was held on Friday, May 18, 2012 at The Center at Texas State Technical College.
Jacque McCoy, the Chamber's Executive Director, welcomed the group before turning the luncheon over to Rodney Foster, the President of the Chamber board who also served as master of ceremonies. An invocation was given by Carolyn Lawrence, and the Pledge of Allegiance was led by Vickie May.

Mobley speaks to Kiwanis

May 23, 2012

The new SHS athletic director and head football coach Shane Mobley was the guest speaker at a recent meeting of the local Kiwanis chapter. The noon-time meeting was held at Bee's Décor in downtown Sweetwater.
Joining Mobley at the meeting were his two coordinator coaches, Zach Harrell and John Ward, who were introduced to the Kiwanis group. The Harrell family has left a large imprint within Texas high school football, while Ward--who is also a pastor--has over twenty years of coaching experience at the high school and collegiate level.

Mustang Band Drum Majors announced

May 23, 2012

Last week auditions were held for Drum Majors of the Sweetwater Mighty Mustang Band. Students turned in teacher references, wrote essays and memorized a piece of music with which they demonstrated their conducting technique. Two students were selected to lead the 2012 marching band.

Blotters for May 21, 2012

May 23, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 53 calls for service, issued seven citations and made five arrests on May 21, 2012.

The SPD received 20, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 2000 block of Lamar.
• 2100 block of Lamar.

Calls for service:
• Criminal mischief — 1100 block of W. Arkansas.
• Burglary — 1600 block of Bowie.
• Sexual assault — Sweetwater.
• Burglary of a building — 1700 block of Lou.
• Theft — 200 block of Lamar.
• Theft — 600 block of W. Colorado.

Arrested by SPD:
• Carlos Serrano, 35 — Warrant.
• Ronald Bell, 42 — Public intoxication.

May 22nd

Sweetwater High School Top Ten Graduates

May 22, 2012

Sweetwater High School is announcing the top ten graduates from the Class of 2012.

1) Nate Hardin--100.964
2) Alicia Finn--100.759
3) Molly Fincher--100.600
4) Erica Rea--99.357
5) Ryan Mercer--99.232
6) Marisa Morgan--97.887
7) Shelby Ezzell--97.750
8) Taylor Jones--97.212
9) Bryson Wallace--96.810
10) Carly Johnson--96.552

Roscoe Collegiate High School students earn Career Readiness Certificates

May 22, 2012

Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas announced that 39 Roscoe Collegiate High School students earned a National Career Readiness Certificate in May. Upperclassmen took three sections of the national assessment to measure their skills in the foundational areas of Reading for Information, Applied Mathematics and Locating Information. Based on their results, students were awarded a certificate in one of four levels: bronze, silver, gold or platinum. This certificate serves as a common language between employers, job seekers, educators and economic developers.

Sweetwater and Snyder, who meet here in a non-district game at 7:30 p.m. Friday, have built one of...
THURSDAY, SEPT. 18 Cross Country Sweetwater varsity runners at Miles meet. Football Sweetwater...
After a big 25-10 win in Game 1, the Sweetwater volleyball team suddenly ran into trouble in its...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes