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December 20th

Blotters for December 16-18, 2011

December 20, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 118 calls for service, issued 10 citations and made 13 arrests from Dec. 16-18, 2011.

The SPD received 48, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 200 block of E. New Mexico.
• 800 block of Circle Drive.
• 1300 block of Lamar.

Calls for service:
• Burglary of a habitation — 300 block of E. Arkansas.
• Tampering with consumer products — 200 block of SE Georgia.
• Duty on striking unattended vehicle — 200 block of E. New Mexico.
• Duty on striking unattended vehicle — 200 block of Circle Drive.

Arrested by SPD:
• Gabriel Villa, 38 — Warrant.

December 19th

SHS, SMS Bands perform in concert

December 19, 2011

The Sweetwater High School and Sweetwater Middle School bands performed in a concert for the public on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011. Many were in attendance to watch the bands perform many holiday favorites.

Jaycees, Roosters donate to Goodfellows

December 19, 2011

Shown from left to right are Jan Bartlett, representing the Sweetwater Jaycees; Julie Hurn, representing the Sweetwater Jaycees; Aubrey Turnbow, representing the Sweetwater Goodfellows; and Marlyn Gage, representing the Sweetwater Jaycee Roosters. The Sweetwater Jaycees donated $1,500 to the Sweetwater Goodfellows and the Sweetwater Jaycees Roosters donated $250 to the Sweetwater Goodfellows.

December 17th

Jaycees to host Santa call in

December 17, 2011

The Sweetwater Jaycees have hooked up with Santa Claus again this year and will host a Santa call in on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, from 6-8 p.m. Numbers to call will be 325-236-5814 and 325-236-5812.

Balancing diabetes and the holidays

December 17, 2011

People with diabetes can sometimes have a difficult time managing their condition with temptations of festive occasions. With proper planning and helpful tips, those facing the struggle can be better equipped to keep their body and physicians happy.
Affecting one in 10 adults in the United States, diabetes mellitus is a disease that causes high blood sugars in the body, affecting many aspects of your health. If not managed properly, diabetes can be debilitating or even lead to death.

Food drive rolls into latter stages

December 17, 2011

Donations to the 30th annual Spirit of Christmas Food Drive have been phenomenal and tens of thousands of families in the Ark-La-Tex will receive food this year from the effort.
The food drive is sponsored by Brookshire Grocery Company stores, along with many service organizations, food pantries, school groups and other businesses and volunteers.

Southeast first graders give Christmas program

December 17, 2011

Southeast Elementary School first graders put on quite a Christmas show, “The Littlest Christmas Tree,” with many of the students in costumes with speaking and singing parts. Many attended the play at the Sweetwater High School Auditorium on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011.

Infigen Energy donates to Sweetwater Goodfellows

December 17, 2011

Shown from left to right are Ken Becker; Amanda Ferguson, Administrative Assistant, Sweetwater Wind 4 & 5; and Michael Jimenez, Sweetwater Wind 4 & 5 Site Manager. A donation of $5,011 was given by Infigen Energy, Sweetwater 4 & 5 to the Sweetwater Goodfellows.

December 16th

Roscoe Girl Scouts hold toy drive

December 16, 2011

Roscoe Girl Scout Troop #7305 recently held a toy drive. Pictured left to right are Leandra DeLeon, Haylee Schriber, Jaleigh Morales, Logan Wicker, Taylor Chavez and standing is Veronica Cuellar. Toys are donated to Roscoe's Spirit of Christmas program.

Abilene resident wins one year’s worth of free electricity

December 16, 2011

It was a last-minute decision by Rachel Ramirez to enter her husband, Antonio, into the “Light My Home for the Holidays,” a contest sponsored by KTXS and WTU Retail Energy. “Good thing she did,” he said.
Abilene resident Antonio Ramirez, 43, was chosen as the winner of one year’s worth of free electricity from WTU during the annual KTXS Christmas Lights Parade on Nov. 29. His free year, up to $3,000, begins in January.
Ramirez, a truck driver, said the announcement came as a big surprise and a great relief.

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