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March 20th, 2012

Blotters for March 16-18, 2012

March 20, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 46 calls for service, issued seven citations and made two arrests from March 16-18, 2012.

The SPD received 46, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 400 block of NE Georgia.
• Criminal mischief/possession of drug paraphernalia — 1600 block of E. 12th.
• Sexual performance by a child — Sweetwater area.
• Theft — 1100 block of Elm.
• Sexual assault of a child — Sweetwater.
• Theft — 2000 block of Bristol.
• Criminal mischief — 1600 block of San Carlos.
• Theft — 1300 block of Bristol.

March 19th

Courtroom busy

March 19, 2012

The 32nd Judicial District Court room was busy today with several guilty pleas being heard by Judge Glen Harrison. Keep checking for updates or read tomorrow's Sweetwater Reporter for the full story.

Cancellation

March 19, 2012

The Sweetwater Junior Varsity Mustang baseball game with Wylie has been cancelled for today. They will play a double header on Saturday, April 7, 2012.

Plowbots harvest awards

March 19, 2012

The 2012 U.S. FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) was held the first weekend of March for the Regional events in San Antonio. Competing in that Regional were 64 teams representing a number of states and Mexico. The game this year was entitled “Rebound Rumble.” Traveling down to the Alamo Regional was the Roscoe Plowbots who made their third straight appearance in the FRC contest. The objective in the game was for teams, along with their alliance teams, to score as many baskets in goals that ranged from two to eight feet high.

Sign up for Family FunFair

March 19, 2012

High Sky Children’s Ranch and the West Texas Children’s Advocacy Center have once again partnered to host the Seventh Annual West Texas Child Abuse Awareness Family FunFair in Sweetwater. The FunFair will be held at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex on Wednesday, April 4, from 4-6:30 p.m. The Time of Remembrance will start at 6:05 p.m. and organizers ask that everybody stay for the ceremony honoring children who have been victims of child abuse.

Breaking Weather

March 19, 2012

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 84 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1200 PM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES:
CALLAHAN
COKE
COLEMAN
CONCHO
CROCKETT
FISHER
GLASSCOCK
HASKELL
HOWARD
IRION
JONES
KENT
KING
MIDLAND
MITCHELL
NOLAN
REAGAN
RUNNELS
SCHLEICHER
SCURRY
SHACKELFORD
STERLING
STONEWALL
SUTTON
TAYLOR
THROCKMORTON
TOM GREEN

Hudson Moore to perform in Sweetwater

March 19, 2012

JavaJax will be hosting a very special, mid-week live music performance on Wednesday evening, March 21. En route from Austin's SXSW (south by southwest) Music Festival to a show in Lubbock on March 22, Hudson Moore will be playing in Sweetwater.

Biggest Winner contest kicks off Monday

March 19, 2012

Pictured is Gloria Isom, Shelia Ellison, Tanja Jennings and Linda Kite all employees at the Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department. They are busy getting ready for the Biggest Loser Winner Contest which became a nightmare on Elm Street with 47 teams registering for the contest. All team members will weigh-in on Monday at their designated location and the contest will kick-off at 6 p.m. at the Sweetwater High School track field.

Local girl competes in Abilene Idol

March 19, 2012

A Sweetwater girl has the chance to become the first-ever Abilene Idol.
Twelve-year-old Journee Pugh, a sixth grader at Highland ISD, competed in the preliminary round held at the Mall of Abilene on Saturday, March 3, 2012.
The talent competition is sponsored by Chorus Abilene and the Steve Arthur Family Foundation in Abilene.
Journee was one of 103 contestants who sang to advance to the final round. She is the youngest finalist out of twelve performers and three alternates; the oldest is 47.

McBride announces Hope For The Warriors Scholarship Program

March 19, 2012

Nolan County VCSO Robert R. McBride is pleased to announce the Hope For The Warriors Scholarship Program.

Saturday’s key district baseball game between Sweetwater and Big Spring had two changes Friday. The...
Three athletes each from Roscoe and Blackwell will be advancing to this week’s regional track meets...
FRIDAY, APRIL 24 Baseball Change: Sweetwater JV (combined Red and White teams) plays at Big Spring...

 

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