April 11th, 2012
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 36 calls for service, issued six citations and made one arrest on April 9, 2012.
The SPD received 10, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â¢ Unattended death â 1500 block of James.
â¢ Theft â 600 block of E. Third.
â¢ Disorderly conduct â 1200 block of Ragland.
â¢ Stalking/harassment â 1000 block of Lamar.
â¢ Theft â 400 block of NE Georgia.
Arrested by SPD:
â¢ Jesus Delgado, 24 âÂ Warrants.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had eight calls for service, served no civil papers and made two arrests on April 9, 2012.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams begin district meet at Wylie.
THURSDAY, APRIL 12
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams complete district meet at Wylie.
Roscoe qualifers compete at area meet in Garden City.
Highland qualifiers compete at area meet in Trent.
Blackwell qualifiers compete at area meet in Trent.
FRIDAY, APRIL 13
Sweetwater varsity hosts Brownwood, 7 p.m.
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams host Brown-wood, 5 and 6:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, APRIL 14
Sweetwater JV at Brownwood (doubleheader) starting at 1 p.m.
Sweetwater will be repre-sented by Alex Castillo at the Region 1-3A boys golf tournament next week.
But Castilloâs teammates wonât be joining him at San Angeloâs Bentwood Country Club. While Castillo shot 73-229 to place fourth among district medalists, the teamâs fourth-place finish after a 314-958 wasnât good enough in Tuesdayâs final round â which was held at Abileneâs Maxwell Municipal Golf Course â to advance the Mustangs to the regional tourney.
Tuesdayâs 9-7 Snyder win over Wylie ended a 16-year playoff drought for Sweet-waterâs softball team dating all the way back to the pro-gramâs very first year.
Here are Highlandâs JV boys results from last weekâs season-ending district track meet held in Blackwell.
The JV boys scored 41 points to place fourth in the division.
200 â Kaden Nachlinger 3rd (27.24); Laramie Thompson 6th (29.43)
400 relay â 3rd (54.62 â Zack Cornett, Kaden Nachlinger, Kevin Pantoja, Laramie Thompson)
800 relay â 3rd (1:59.40 â Zack Cornett, Kaden Nachlinger, Kevin Pantoja, Laramie Thompson)
Long jump â Laramie Thomp-son 6th (13-3 3/4)
Shot put â Zack Cornett 4th (31-2); Kevin Pantoja 6th (25-3 1/2)
Discus â Zack Cornett 5th (71-5)
Sweetwater Independent School District has announced the finalist for the Athletic Director/Head Football Coach at Sweetwater High School.
Shane Mobley, presently the Assistant Head Coach and Defensive Coordinator at 5A Seguin High School, will be presented for approval to the SISD School Board on Monday evening.
Mobley coached at Sweetwater from 2004-2008, serving as the defensive coordinator. During his time there, SHS compiled a 41-12 record and a trip to the 2005 3A State Semi-Finals.
Many members of the community showed their support for the local Meals on Wheels program by attending the annual Taste of Sweetwater on Monday, April 9, 2012. Over 300 people showed up for the event, directly benefitting the program, part of the Senior Nutrition Activities Program (SNAP), delivering hot meals every weekday to over 200 homebound residents in Sweetwater and Roscoe. According to Director Tonya Challis, the event raised about $3,000 for the Meals on Wheels program.
The Women's Forum of Sweetwater sponsors Library Tag Day each year to benefit the County-City Library. This year the event took place on Wednesday, April 4, with all proceeds going to the library.
The total amount raised was $6,856.18. Donations come from local businesses, civic groups and individuals wanting to keep the local library growing and thriving.
Shown above is John Spaulding giving a donation to Womenâs Forum member Lita McEachern at the Chamber Coffee held at the library. Anne Kearney was this yearâs LTD chairperson.
The Sweetwater Jaycees hosted their annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 7, 2012, at Fraley Park, bringing hundreds of children to the park to hunt for thousands of eggs âÂ some filled with prizes and tickets for large Easter baskets.
The hunt is only one of the events hosted by the Jaycees, as they also put on a Thanksgiving Day Feed and Santa Claus call-in for the community and give to many local organizations. They also host the World's Largest Rattlesnake Round-Up, along with the Miss Snake Charmer Scholarship Pageant.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 108 calls for service, issued 32 citations and made six arrests from April 6-8, 2012.
The SPD received 39, 911 calls.
â¢ 200 block of Lamar.
Calls for service:
â¢ Criminal mischief â 200 block of E. New Mexico.
â¢ Unauthorized use of a vehicle â 700 block of Pease.
â¢ Evading arrest or detention â 1400 block of Lubbock.
â¢ Unattended death â Sweetwater.
â¢ Burglary of a habitation â 1000 block of Lou.
â¢ Family violence assault â 2200 block of E. Broadway.
Arrested by SPD:
â¢ Lonnie Bell, 43 âÂ Warrants.