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February 3rd, 2012

Mustangs set football schedule for 2012 season

February 3, 2012

After the big news of Thursday's University Interscholastic League realignment which has placed Sweetwater in District 4-3A for the next two years, Sweetwater head football coach Craig Slaughter has announced a tentative 2012 football schedule which will include some familiar and not-so-familar rivals in non-district play.

Veterans Discovery Day held at TSTC

February 3, 2012

The Veterans Discovery Day was held at the Sweetwater TSTC (Texas State Technical College) campus on Friday, Jan. 27, 2012.
All military personnel — active duty, National Guard, reserve forces, separated, discharged or retired —- and their families were invited to the event. According to event coordinator Scott Davis, the Discovery Day held a two-fold purpose.

Blotters for February 1, 2012

February 3, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 51 calls for service, issued two citation and made no arrests on Feb. 1, 2012.

The SPD received 11, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon — 600 block of Lamar.
• Criminal mischief — 500 block of Newman.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had no calls for service, served no civil papers and made no arrests on Feb. 1, 2012.
Calls for service:
• Accident involving vehicle — 1500 block of 273 Maryneal, TX.
• Medical emergency — I-20 west bound.
• Grass fire — CR 256.

February 2nd

Recipe of the Week: Super Swaps, Small Changes Make a Big Difference

February 2, 2012

Family Features
One of the easiest ways to make better-for-you recipes is to swap out some ingredients. In these recipes, mayo, high-calorie dressings and heavy sauces get swapped out for creamy guacamole or flavorful fat-free salsas. Swaps like these make it easy to enjoy your favorite recipes even when you’re cutting back on fat and calories.
All-natural and preservative-free Wholly Guacamole brings a whole new dimension of tastiness

Heart luncheon this Friday

February 2, 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.

Nemir to play at HSU

February 2, 2012

Sam Nemir (seated at table), a senior at Sweetwater High School, has committed to play college football at Hardin-Simmons University. A ceremony was held to announce Nemir’s decision Wednesday morning at the high school library. Among those who attended were members of Nemir’s family. They included brothers Nick (far left) and Max as well as mother Marina and father Gordon. Nick, a junior, and Sam played together on the 2011 varsity football team at SHS with both winning all-district and all-Big Country recognition.

Sweetwater loses Brownwood, gains Monahans and G'wood

February 2, 2012

Sweetwater's district for the next two years will be slightly bigger and not necessarily any easier.
The University Interscholastic League announced its realignment today, and Sweetwater's new district (4-3A) will still include Wylie, Big Spring and Snyder from the current five-team District 5-3A, plus newcomers Monahans and Midland Greenwood to make a six-team district. Brownwood, which is the other school currently in District 5-3A, moves to District 8-3A to face a whole new set of opponents, none of them located near Sweetwater or Abilene.

TNB hosts Chamber Coffee

February 2, 2012

Texas National Bank hosted this month’s Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce coffee event. Employees and Chamber members mingled over coffee and treats on Wednesday morning, Feb. 1, 2012.

Blotters for January 31, 2012

February 2, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 49 calls for service, issued two citation and made one arrest on Jan. 31, 2012.

The SPD received 55, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Disorderly conduct — 300 block of Lamar.
• Theft — 200 block of E .Fourth.
• Theft — 200 block of W. Alabama.

Arrested by SPD:
• Female juvenile, 10 — False report to peace officer.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had eight calls for service, served two civil papers and made no arrests on Jan. 31, 2012.
Calls for service:
• Stray livestock — CR 216/CR 228.
• Burglary — CR 196.

February 1st

First trash picking event a success

February 1, 2012

Several teams helped in the First Annual Sweetwater Trash Pickers event held Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. The teams cleaned up Alabama Street from the Interstate 20 exit to Newman Street. About 45 people showed up to the event and picked up everything from golf balls, dirty diapers, tools, beer bottles, Styrofoam cups and straws, Lotto tickets and much more.
"It was amazing how much ground we covered in two hours," said event organizer Russ Petty. "It was great to see how many people care about our little corner of the world."

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