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October 22nd, 2012

CC runners tune up for district meet

October 22, 2012

Sweetwater High School’s cross country runners com-peted at a meet hosted by Roscoe this past Tuesday in their final tuneup for the district meet at Snyder.
Individual times were as follows:
Girls — Madison Howard 16:08.16; Marissa Sanchez 16:09.80; Addisyn Cleckler 18:56.81; Hannah Sanchez 20:23.60.
Boys — Colton Scott 18:21.19: Brandon Howell 20:23.16.

Tennis team wins 14 of 18 matches against Greenwood
Sweetwater High School’s tennis team did exception-ally well this past Tuesday, winning 14 of 18 matches against Midland Greenwood at the SHS courts.

Lady ‘Stangs rally to sweep G’wood

October 22, 2012

After suffering a defeat at Big Spring three days earlier that eliminated any hopes of reaching the playoffs, the Sweetwater volleyball team — which by many accounts has had an excellent season — showed off its talent while beating Midland Greenwood in three games at Mustang Gym.
After winning the first two games over the Rangerettes by scores of 25-15 and 25-17, Sweetwater (24-15 overall) staged a terrific rally to get a sweep with a 25-19 win in Game 3 that dropped Greenwood to 1-8 in district.

Monday's local weather

October 22, 2012

Today, we'll have a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 84. It will be mostly sunny with southern winds around 15 to 20 mph. Gusts will be as high as 25 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight with a low around 65. Winds will be from the south at 15 mph, with gusts topping out at 20 mph.
Learn more about your local forecast at weather.gov.

October 20th

Johnny Orsak

October 20, 2012

Graveside services for Johnny Orsak, 81, of Sweetwater, will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at Roscoe Cemetery with Rev. Chris Stephens officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Orsak died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at Nolan Nursing and Rehab in Sweetwater.

October 19th

Armando Montemayor

October 19, 2012

A Memory Mass for Armando Montemayor will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church with Father Charles Okonkwo officiating.
Montemayor passed away on Sept. 2, 2012, in Jacksonville, Ark.

Lone Star Ag Credit collecting for canned food drive

October 19, 2012

Lone Star, ACA (Lone Star Ag Credit) appreciates the communities they live and work in and wanted to find a way to give back to those communities that would represent Agriculture. In the month of October, Lone Star will hold a canned food drive at all of their branch locations, but with a competitive twist. Each branch is in the running to also receive a $100 check to go towards their pantry of choice if they collect the most food.
The Sweetwater office will be collecting for Goodfellows. All donations can be made at Lone Star Ag Credit, 400 East 3rd Street in Sweetwater by Oct. 31.

Trinity Baptist Church dedicates new Family Life Center

October 19, 2012

On Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, Trinity Baptist Church is celebrating the realization of a 50-year prayer and vision. “Since the beginning of the church, Trinity has had a vision of growth,“ says Senior Pastor Ward Hayes. “The original church was constructed with a planned addition. And while the plans were modified over time, the vision to grow and serve the community of Sweetwater has remained steadfast.”

Hospital lawn sports pink for breast cancer fundraiser

October 19, 2012

• RPMH continues initiative for the second year in a row to support American Cancer Society

For the second year in a row, the lawn outside Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) is sporting pink stakes as part of an initiative to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research.

Two transported from wreck

October 19, 2012

Two patients were transported from a wreck on Lamar and Arkansas Street on Friday, Oct. 19, 2012. The Mustang, going west on Arkansas, struck the truck that was going north on Lamar Street, according to authorities. Both patients were in stable condition.

Blotters for Oct. 18, 2012

October 19, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 63 calls for service, issued eight citations and made two arrests on Oct. 18, 2012.

The SPD received 23, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 600 block of E. Third.
• Theft — 200 block of Lamar.

Arrested by SPD:
• James Schorer, 49 — Public intoxication.
• Alex McCoy, 21 — Warrants.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 10 calls for service, served one civil paper and made one arrest on Oct. 18, 2012.

Arrested by DPS:
• Jesus Muñoz Velasco, 26, of Arlington — No driver’s license (when unlicensed).

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