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December 7th

Star Search preliminaries held at SIS

December 7, 2011

The Sweetwater Kiwanis Club is once again sponsoring Star Search for Sweetwater schools. Each school in Sweetwater holds an individual contest at their school and a certain number of acts are picked for the Star Search final competition in January. Proceeds from the Star Search finals go towards awards for the A's R Us program at the end of each school year. This year's Star Search schedule is as follows:
• Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 4 p.m., Sweetwater High School;
• Thursday, Dec. 8, at 9 a.m. East Ridge Elementary; and 4 p.m. Sweetwater Middle School;

Blotters for December 5, 2011

December 7, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 20 calls for service, issued three citations and made no arrests on Dec. 5, 2011.

The SPD received 65, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Burglary — 1600 block of Grand.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 19 calls for service, served eight civil papers and made two arrests on Dec. 5, 2011.

Arrested by NCSO:
• Lucreshia Moneak Washington, 29, of Sweetwater — Warrants/motion to revoke probation and parent contributing to failure to attend school.
• Jessie Ray Cash, 26, of Sweetwater, Polk County, MO — Warrant/assault.

December 6th

Vigil planned marking one year since Hailey Dunn went missing

December 6, 2011

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Nolan County receives needed precipitation

December 6, 2011

Parts of Nolan County received over an inch of rain in the past few days according to a rain report from Saturday, Dec. 3, through Monday, Dec. 5.
Oak Creek received 0.71 inches of rain while Lake Trammell received 1.50 inches of rain and Lake Sweetwater received 1.25 inches of rain.
The filter plant received 0.98 inches of rain and Booster B received 0.62 inches of rain. The wastewater plant saw over an inch of rain with 1.46 inches, as well as Well Field P.S. with 1.40 inches of rain. CR 151 receives 0.75 inches of rain.

Maloney’s Pharmacy to host Chamber Coffee

December 6, 2011

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Coffee at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 at Maloney Prescription Pharmacy and Ann-G's Gifts, located on 1405 Hailey.
The business is owned and operated by Wayne and Ann-G Chowning, where Ann-G is the on-site manager. Maloney Prescription Pharmacy provides services in prescriptions, Medicare Part B, free delivery on prescriptions and other products in stock, and all insurance cards are accepted including Medicaid and Medicare. Ann-G's Gifts is a full line gift shop which offers free gift wrapping.

Goodfellows gear up for distribution

December 6, 2011

Members of the Sweetwater Fire Department, Jarrett Knowles, Richard Acuña and Nick Shaw are shown boxing up groceries for Sweetwater Goodfellows that will be distributed to needy families this Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. Last year Sweetwater Goodfellows helped more than 907 individual in Nolan County. Please help the Goodfellows make this year even better. If you would like to make a donation to the Sweetwater Goodfellows, send it to P.O.

Blotters for December 2-4, 2011

December 6, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 124 calls for service, issued three citations and made six arrests from Dec. 2-4, 2011.

The SPD received 65, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Assault — 300 block of E. Third.
• Assault by threat — 1100 block of Mulberry.
• Debit/credit card abuse — Sweetwater.

Arrested by SPD:
• Terry Allen, 36 — Warrant and evading.
• Amanda Welch, 30 — Warrant.
• Angel Diaz, 35 — Warrant.
• James Knox, 43 — Driving while license invalid with previous conviction.
• Fidel Zapata, 41 — Driving while license invalid with previous conviction.

December 5th

It’s beginning to look a lot like...

December 5, 2011

Wintry weather is now upon us this first week of December with snowfall continuing from Sunday night, Dec. 4, 2011. Snowfall continued on Monday morning and is expected to continue the rest of the day with a slight mix of rain expected in the afternoon. The high in Sweetwater will be 34 with a low around 23 for Monday night, with wind chill values as low as 10 according to the National Weather Service. Shown is a field of snow at Southeast Elementary School on Monday morning.

Dessert Concert still on

December 5, 2011

The Sweetwater Choral Department is hosting a Dessert Concert Fundraiser in the Sweetwater High School Cafeteria on Monday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m. This concert will feature students from the SMS Choirs, along with Choir Soloists, and the SHS Pops Sensations. Tickets are $10 a person. Proceeds to benefit the SISD Choral Department's Festival Trips and New Sound Equipment.

Earlier Story:

$699 raised at toy drive

December 5, 2011

Ken Becker accepts a toy from Jacob and Jordan Blain at the annual Goodfellows toy drive held on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011, at Wal-Mart. A total of 287 toys were donated and $699.90 was raised at the drive, bringing the current total raised to $3,784.90.

PECOS — Five boys and two girls will advance to the Region I-3A track meet after top-four finishes...
THURSDAY, APRIL 17 Track Sweetwater qualifiers will compete at 3-3A/4-3A area meet in Pecos (top...
Nine Sweetwater track athletes will be the first from Nolan County to try for regional berths today...

 

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