April 16th, 2013
Sweetwater High School will be sending several athletes to Pecos this Friday for the area track meet, with the top four in each event advancing to the regional meet in Lubbock.
Sweetwater senior Nick Nemir will be in four events â€” the long jump, 110-meter hurdles, 300-meter hurdles and the 400-meter relay.
Nemir was third in the first three events at the district meet and the relay he ran on placed fourth. A story in last Fridayâ€™s paper incorrectly said that Nemir placed fifth in the long jump and would not advance to the area meet in that event.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 157 calls for service, issued 10 citations and made 10 arrests from April 12-14, 2013.
The SPD received 116, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Unauthorized use of a vehicle â€” 1000 block of E. Third.
â€˘ Theft â€” 2000 block of E. Broadway.
â€˘ Information only â€” 1500 block of Campbell.
â€˘ Prowler â€” 200 block of W. Texas.
â€˘ Domestic â€” 500 block of NW Georgia.
â€˘ Disturbance â€” 1500 block of Lubbock.
Arrested by SPD:
â€˘ Joseph Borrego, 26 â€”Â Criminal mischief.
â€˘ David Castaneda-Fernandez, 22 â€”Â City warrant.
Sweetwater Animal Control currently has several dogs available for adoption.
Available for adoption are a female boxer mix puppy, female bull terrier mix, female collie mix, female mixed breed, female terrier mix, male chihuahua and a male mixed breed dog.
According to Sweetwaterâ€™s animal control officer, Don Kite, animals that are picked up are kept for a minimum of three days, but he tries to keep them from a week to 10 days.
Dogs and cats are available for adoption for a $15 fee and the cost of getting the pet vaccinated for rabies.
Two people have recently pled guilty during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings.
Jamie Yeazel aka Jamie O'Connor pled guilty to tampering with government records, a state jail felony. Yeazel was sentenced to five years of community supervision and will have to pay a $750 fine, $343 in court costs, $500 in attorney's fees and $5,336 in restitution to Texas Health and Human Services. Yeazel will also have to serve 120 hours of community service.
Funeral services for Pauline (Polly) Wright, 78, of Sweetwater, are pending with McCoy Funeral Home.
Wright died Sunday, April 14, 2013, in Tulsa, Okla.
Memorial services for Roy Gene Schroedter, 63, of Sweetwater, will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 27, 2013, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with pastor Chester McCown officiating.
Schroedter died Saturday, April 13, 2013, at his home.
Funeral services for Armeta Sansing, 75, of Roscoe, are pending with McCoy Funeral Home.
Sansing died Sunday, April 14, 2013, in Lubbock.
The City of Roscoe recently welcomed Peppyâ€™s Mexican pottery and furniture to Roscoe with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Shown are Brenda Stirl, Liz Howard, Vicki Bowen, Lucia Lavalais, Bryan Studdard, Delma Boston, Nicole Neff, Robert McBride, Pete Porter, Eddie Castro, Minnie Castro, Juanita Santiago, Josefa Castro, Lorin Lopez, Libby Lopez, Peter Lopez, Nicholas Anthony, Kay Aiken, Helen Perry, Vickie Haynes, Gloria Guzman, Donna Parker, Travis Williams, Mike Fernandez, Lita McEachern, Kelly Etheredge and Gayle Greer.
In Sweetwater and across Nolan County, residents can reap the benefits of the current and continuing growth within the medical community. Through the private doctors' offices, the newly-named Shannon Clinic, and Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital, access to critical health care services is becoming more convenient.
"Medical services in Sweetwater continues to thrive with great medical support for most of our communityâ€™s needs," said Donna Boatright, the hospital administrator at RPMH. "In fact, local healthcare continues to grow and expand to meet the changing needs of Nolan County."
Rent-A-Center in Sweetwater recently donated a flat-screen television to Hoyt House senior assisted living community. Shown are Dorothy Duncan, Whitney Ashford, Gerald Runyard, Molly Thomas, Francis Springfield, Pauline Gillette, Almaz Webb, Casey Hewett, Sue Ulbrich, Martha Diggs and A.J. Cook.