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January 24th, 2012

2012 Nolan County Livestock Show results

January 24, 2012

The Nolan County Livestock Show will be held Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012 through Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012.
The goat, lamb, rabbit and broiler shows took place on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012 and the swine show took place on Friday, Jan. 20, 2012. The results from the lamb show are as follows:
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1st — Emrick Wilson — Grand Champion
2nd — Laramie Thompson
3rd — Yates Cypert
4th — Sage Nelsen
5th — Cameryn Jones
6th — Brook Nervig
7th — Logan Cornutt
8th — Ty Crain
9th — Bailey Nervig
10th — Caden Cornutt
11th — Wade Allen
12th — Wade Allen

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Blotters for January 20-22, 2012

January 24, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 142 calls for service, issued 12 citations and made 13 arrests from Jan. 20-22, 2012.

The SPD received 63, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 1800 block of Lamar.
• 2100 block of E. Broadway.
• 800 block of Lemon.

Calls for service:
• Unauthorized use of a vehicle — 1800 block of Rose.
• Theft — 500 block of Ash.
• Theft — 100 block of S. Hopkins.
• Burglary of a habitation — 700 block of Neff.

Arrested by SPD:
• Megan Treadway, 18 — City warrants.
• Elvia Lopez, 46 — City warrants.
• Sydney Moore, 21 — Out of town warrant.

January 23rd

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."

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