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April 30th, 2013

Blotters for April 26-28, 2013

April 30, 2013

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 172 calls for service, issued 11 citations and made 13 arrests from April 26-28, 2013.

The SPD received 119, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 100 block of Hailey.
• 200 block of NE Georgia.

Calls for service:
• Criminal mischief — 1200 block of Ragland.
• Theft — 800 block of E. Avenue D.
• Consumption of alcohol by a minor — 1600 block of Cypress.
• Runaway — 700 block of W. Sixth.
• Information only — Sweetwater area.
• Forgery of financial institution — 200 block of Chester.
• Assault — 100 block of Oak.

Regional track results

April 30, 2013

REGION I-3A - (Texas Tech University’s Fuller Track, Lubbock):
SWEETWATER BOYS:
Prelims:
110 hurdles — Nick Nemir 15.74 (did not make finals)
400 dash — Kaleb Hoover 51.50 (made finals)
300 hurdles — Nick Nemir 40.33 (made finals)
Finals:
Triple jump — Deandre Gatson 42-9 1/2 (8th place)
Long jump — Nick Nemir 21-5 1/2 (4th place)
400 dash — Kaleb Hoover 52.66 (7th place)
300 hurdles — Nick Nemir 38.95 (3rd place)
SWEETWATER GIRLS:
Prelims:
800 relay — 1:47.84 (9th place — did not make finals)

Daily weather for Sweetwater

April 30, 2013

Expect mostly sunny skies today with a high near 92. Winds will be from the south-southeast at 15 to 20 mph, with gusts up to 25 mph.
Tonight will be partly cloudy with a low around 66 and southeast winds at 15 to 20 mph. Gusts could top out at 25 mph.
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April 29th

BHS student named ‘Best in Texas’

April 29, 2013

BreAnne Richardson, FCCLA member at Blackwell High School, was recently named the Best of Texas Outstanding Special Achievement Student by the Texas Career and Technology Council (TCTC). This state-wide award is in recognition of the student’s achievements, academics, service and participation during high school.

Bond election set for STEM Research Center in Roscoe

April 29, 2013

On Saturday, May 11, registered voters in Roscoe have the opportunity to head to the polls to cast their vote in a bond election approved by the Roscoe Collegiate Independent School District (RCISD) Board of Trustees for the construction of a $3.5 million Capstone Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Research Center.
Regular voting will take place on Saturday, May 11 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the RCISD Cafetorium, located at 1201 West 7th Street in Roscoe.

SHS softball team gets historic win

April 29, 2013

The Sweetwater High School softball team won its first bi-district championship ever by beating Pecos, 11-1, on Saturday in five innings. The Lady Mustangs will now advance to take on Pampa in the area playoffs this week.
The players on this year's team are Abby Garcia, Lena Lovelady, Shaneese Brown, Cierra Knox, Jerren Villa, Suede Shirley, Kendra Crosson, Keyli Turner, Maty Montgomery, Kelsi Crosson, Alyssa Heredia, Morgan Gomez, Megan Holsey and Jaya Atkins.
See a story about the game in the Sports section online or on page 10 in today's edition.

IBAT celebrates Financial Literacy Month in April

April 29, 2013

April is National Financial Literacy Month, and the Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) encourages parents to use this opportunity to teach their children the importance of financial literacy. IBAT recently announced the three recipients of its Teaching Excellence in Financial Literacy Award—Skylar Houston from Sweetwater High School, Lynn Scotty from Utopia High School and Linda Comer from Wellington High School.

SHS seniors honored at AVID dinner

April 29, 2013

As the clock winds down to graduation, Sweetwater High School (SHS) seniors were honored during Thursday night's AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Dinner Celebration held at the SHS cafeteria.
AVID is a national college-readiness program that is designed to increase the number of students who not only enroll but persevere in a four-year college or university.

Eva Crouch Rainey

April 29, 2013

Eva Crouch Rainey, 93, passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2013 in Sweetwater.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30, at Garden of Memories with Rev. Keith Clifton officiating. Visitation will be held Monday, April 29, from 6-7:30 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home. Services will be under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.

Lady Mustangs crush Pecos 11-1

April 29, 2013

WOLFFORTH — Sweet-water’s 2013 softball team just keeps rewriting history.
The Lady Mustangs (21-13) — who were already the first softball team in the 17-year history of Sweet-water’s program to record 20 wins — added another historical footnote Saturday when they routed Pecos, 11-1, in five innings for their first playoff win ever.
“We wanted it pretty bad,” said senior pitcher Maty Montgomery, who allowed just four hits and struck out three to get the victory. “It feels good.”

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