March 9th, 2013
Sweetwater High School had another great six week period with 64 students making the All-A Honor Roll and Texas National Bank continued with its commitment to recognize and award one lucky scholar from each grade with $50. The winners of the Texas National Bank Good Grades Pay Award for the fourth six seeks were Ashley Sifford (ninth grade), Madison Jones (10th grade), Daven Alvarez (11th grade) and Madison Meneses (12th grade).
Shown are members of the Sweetwater Rifle and Pistol Club at the 53rd annual SRPC Gun, Knife and Coin Show including Robert Peterson, Frank Healer and Carroll Kearney.
The Sweetwater Rifle and Pistol Club hosted the 53rd annual SRPC Gun, Knife and Coin Show at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex. Shown above are Leigh and Dale Whit with White Made Knives at the show.
Shown are members of the Sweetwater Professional Fire Fighters Association Clinton McKeehan, Richard Acuna and Richard Spradlin at their food booth.
Sweetwater Jaycee Carla Hurd talks to Noah Brown and Mayme Brown about rattlesnakes.
Sweetwater Jaycee Ken Darnell shows the crowd a Western Diamondback Rattlesnake at the 55th Annual Rattlesnake Round-Up.
Sweetwater Reporter staff writer Melissa Winslow measures a Western Diamondback Rattlesnake with the help of Sweetwater Jaycee Mark Meneses.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 44 calls for service, issued no citations and made two arrests on Mar. 7, 2013.
The SPD received 32, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€¢ Burglary of a habitation/assault â€” 400 block of E. Avenue B.
Arrested by SPD:
â€¢ George Underwood, 30 â€” Warrant.
â€¢ Stanley Castillo, Jr., 17 â€” Evading arrest/detention.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had seven calls for service, served seven civil papers and made no arrest on Mar. 7, 2013.
Calls for service:
â€¢Â Medical transport â€”Â 200 block of Arizona.
Funeral services for Mary Kelley Kirk, 88, of Sweetwater, are pending at McCoy Funeral Home.
Kirk died Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.
Ella Sedberry passed away March 8, 2013 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in Sweetwater.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 2 p.m. at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Pastor John Gentry officiating Interment will follow at Decker Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Ella was born April 29, 1917, in Ballinger to Ella and M. Walden. She married W.O. Sedberry April 1, 1938 who preceded her in death in 1978.
Ella was preceded in death by her parents and three sisters, Ollie Crain, Eppie Crain and Emma Lanier.