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January 21st, 2012

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.

Yucca Duchess Nominees

January 21, 2012

Shown are Yucca Duchesses (bottom row) Corynn Martin, freshman and daughter of Larry and Carola Martin; Megan Carney, sophomore and daughter of James Carney and Patricia Carney; Kathleen Campbell, junior and daughter of Don and Ruth Ann Campbell; Lauren Young, freshman and daughter of John and Tracey Young; (top row) Shelby Cason, junior and daughter of Buck and Kim Cason; Kensi Jones, senior and daughter of Russell and Kim Jones; Marissa Paquin, junior and daughter of David and Ester Paquin and Larissa Locklar, sophomore and daughter of Terry and Jill Locklar.

Yucca Princess Nominees

January 21, 2012

The 2012 Yucca Coronation, themed, "Evening in Paradise," will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, in the Sweetwater High School Auditorium. Cost is $2 for adults and $1 for students and is sponsored by the 2012 yearbook staff. Music will be provided by the Sweetwater High School Pop Sensations.

January 20th

Church News: Word of God sending five disciples to Mexico

January 20, 2012

Avondale Baptist Church
Greetings from the Avondale Baptist Church family! We would like to invite everyone to come and worship with us. We are located at 1405 Hoyt Street. Our regular Sunday schedule is coffee fellowship at 9:20 a.m., Sunday school Bible study at 9:45 a.m., worship services at 10:50 a.m. and 6 p.m. and choir practice at 7 p.m. On Wednesday evening we have On-Mission Groups for all ages at 7 p.m.

Livestock show continues

January 20, 2012

Results from the Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012 Nolan County Livestock Show are as follows:
Light Weight Steers
1. Brandon Stevens
2. Zoee Jeffrey
3. Jaxon Burnett
4. Jagger Burnett
Heavy Weight
1. Kaegan Jeffrey
2. Julia Rees
3. Caroline Brennan
4. Dylan Miles
5. Shea Burnett
Grand Champion — Brandon Stevens
Reserve Champion — Kaegan Jeffrey
Grand Champion Heifer — Bailey Nervig

Band launches flamingos

January 20, 2012

This weekend the Sweetwater High School Band will begin its "Flamingo Fundraiser." Yards across Sweetwater will be visited by "Flamingo flocks of band signs." This fundraiser will benefit the band's trip to Dallas, where they will perform in the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, home of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.

Three dogs available for adoption

January 20, 2012

Sweetwater Animal Control currently has three dogs available for adoption.
One of the adoptable pets is a male catahoula mix. Also available are two female mixed breed dogs, one white and one brown. According to Sweetwater's animal control officer, Don Kite, animals that are picked up are kept for a minimum of three days, but he tries to keep them from a week to 10 days.
Dogs and cats are available for adoption for a $15 fee and the cost of getting the pet vaccinated for rabies.
The pets are required to have their vaccination before they leave to their new homes.

Blotters for January 18, 2012

January 20, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 34 calls for service, issued one citation and made three arrests on Jan. 18, 2012.

The SPD received 20, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Family violence assault — 1100 block of Crane.
• Theft — 900 block of Circle Drive.
• Theft — 1300 block of James.

Arrested by SPD:
• Jason Ben Anderton, 18 — Felony warrant.
• Byron Blueford, 23 — City warrant and county warrant.
• Tracy Huddleston, 29 — Duty on striking an unattended vehicle.

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