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January 23rd, 2012

Power line causes fire

January 23, 2012

Approximately 100 acres of land were burned on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, in the southwestern portion of Sweetwater, started by electrical lines shaken by the wind shortly after noon, according to Sweetwater Fire Chief Grant Madden. Wind gusts were up to 55 mph with humidity in the teens.

Star Search winners announced

January 23, 2012

The 2012 Star Search finals were held on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, at the Sweetwater High School Auditorium. Many competed in the annual event, presented by the Sweetwater Kiwanis Club to benefit the A's 'R Us program.
Elementary division winners were third place, Alyson Moore (far right) singing with a slideshow, “Pray;" second place, Kylie Reyes (second from left) and Mackenzie Hawkins (second from right) dancing to “Tricky;” and first place, Thomas Hernandez (far left) with his act of hula-hoop while dancing to “Hulawockee.”

Star Search winners announced

January 23, 2012

The 2012 Star Search finals were held on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, at the Sweetwater High School Auditorium. Many competed in the annual event, presented by the Sweetwater Kiwanis Club to benefit the A's 'R Us program.
Intermediate school division winners were third place, Kolbi Turner (second from right) singing “Our Song;” second place went to a dance group including Bonnie Anglin, Baylor Trevino, Cyera Pieper, Emerald Torres, Josie Sanchez and Kenley Reed, dancing to “Bust a Move;” and first place Krysten Smith (far right) singing/playing piano to “Someone Like You.”

Star Search winners announced

January 23, 2012

The 2012 Star Search finals were held on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, at the Sweetwater High School Auditorium. Many competed in the annual event, presented by the Sweetwater Kiwanis Club to benefit the A's 'R Us program.
Middle school division winners were third place, Veronica Cabellero, (far right) singing “Who Says;” second place Shania Towner (second from left) and Ainsleigh Nelson (second from right), the “Dynamic Duo” with their dance routine; and first place, Karleigh Coldrion (far left), singing “Hold Me.”

Star Search winners announced

January 23, 2012

The 2012 Star Search finals were held on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, at the Sweetwater High School Auditorium. Many competed in the annual event, presented by the Sweetwater Kiwanis Club to benefit the A's 'R Us program.
First place winner in the high school division was Allison Winslett, singing and playing piano, “Pianist Extraordinaire.” She was the lone high school act for the evening.

Blotters for Jan. 19, 2012

January 23, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 30 calls for service, issued no citations and made four arrests on Jan. 19, 2012.

The SPD received 19, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Aggravated robbery — 700 block of E. Broadway.

Arrested by SPD:
• Raven Denise Vera, 25 — Injury to a child/elderly/disabled.
• Jacinto Rosas, 42 — Public intoxication.
• Laura Melena, 29 — Warrant.
• Estan Rosales, 18 — Warrant.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had eight calls for service, served one civil paper and made two arrests on Jan. 18, 2012.

Arrested by NCSO:

January 21st

Local tattoo artist wins at art revival

January 21, 2012

Sheri's Texas Tattoo is starting the year off great as artists Sheri and Hunter have just returned from the 10th annual Star of Texas Tattoo Art Revival held last week in Austin.
Sheri Baugh, owner of Texas Tattoo located in Sweetwater, is very thankful that her clients go to the conventions and show their art. "We couldn't win without their participation," she said.

Photography retreat slated for Jan. 26-28 in Snyder

January 21, 2012

The "Top Secret in Texas" Photography Retreat will be held Jan. 26-28, 2012 at the WindMill Ranch Preserve in Snyder, located on 9180 West Highway 180.
The retreat will be led by Lara Blair, founder of Lara Blair Images and Modern Prairie Girl Studio. She describes herself as "a professional photographer...and a teacher of fellow photographers who desire to make original portrait art that stands out from the crowd."

Go Red for Women lunch this week

January 21, 2012

The annual Go Red for Women luncheon will be held on Friday, Feb. 3, 2012 at the Sweetwater TSTC (Texas State Technical College) campus.
Tickets for the luncheon are $10 per person. Businesses can sponsor a table for $80, which will include six tickets and promotional benefits with the business's logo at the table.
To purchase your ticket, contact Jerrie Gee at Texas National Bank at 235-4997 or 235-2707 (home). Tickets can also be bought through Janis McDowell at First Financial Trust or Joni Coons at TSTC.

Jump Rope Team to perform at game

January 21, 2012

The Jump Rope Team will be jumping Tuesday night, Jan. 24, 2012, at the Varsity girl's basketball game at 6 p.m. The jumpers shown from left to right are Cameron Stevenson, Andrew Medina, Madison Mims and Mark Meneses.

Several Sweetwater High School football players will be spending Thursday and Friday in College...
James Clift, a 2014 grad-uate of Sweetwater High School and former SHS athlete, has been named by...
A Mustang Golf Camp was held this past week at Sweetwater Country Club for ages 5 and up. Seated...

 

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