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November 21st, 2012

Blotters for November 20, 2012

November 21, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 42 calls for service, issued two citations and made three arrests on Nov. 20, 2012.

The SPD received 29, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Burglary — 400 block of E. 13th.
• Forgery — Sweetwater area.
• Sexual assault — Sweetwater area.
• Theft — 400 block of NE Georgia.

Arrested by SPD:
• Dalton Dauel, 21 — Warrant.
• James Hand, 47 — Warrants/possession of marijuana.
• Lynne Looby, 57 — Criminal trespass.

Formula One racing in Texas

November 21, 2012

Former Sweetwater ISD superintendent Steve Maikell was in Austin last weekend to see the first Formula One race on American soil since 2007 and submitted these pictures to the Reporter.
Shown below during the final qualifying is eventual race winner Lewis Hamilton, who on Sunday drove his McLaren car to victory in the U.S. Grand Prix. Hamilton held off Sebastian Vettel for the final 14 laps to capture his fourth victory of the 2012 season.
The race was held on Austin’s new $400 million Circuit of the Americas track that was completed this past June.

Local Thanksgiving forecast

November 21, 2012

On your Thanksgiving Thursday, expect warm temperatures with partly sunny skies and a high near 76. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 20 mph.
It will be partly cloudy this evening, with a low around 46. Winds will be from the south at 5 to 15, shifting to the north after midnight. Gusts could top out at 20 mph.
What's the Black Friday forecast shaping up to be? Find out at weather.gov.

A Sweet and Savory Holiday Menu

November 21, 2012

You want to bring out the best for your next holiday gathering, ensuring a memorable meal for family and friends. With a few simple tips and easier-than-you-think recipes, you can do just that.

Entertaining Tips:
--Prep the Night Before — Save time by chopping vege­tables or prepping glazes the day before. For example, prepare the spread for Goat Cheese Bruschetta with Berry-Thyme Spread the night before. The day of the party, toast baguette slices 10 minutes before guests arrive, and the deli­cious appetizer will come together in minutes.

Bealls to open Thanksgiving

November 21, 2012

Avoid a turkey-induced nap and get some holiday shopping done early by visiting Bealls on Thanksgiving night, Nov. 22, from 8 p.m. to midnight. In response to excited customers who want to jump start their Black Friday shopping, the retailer is giving shoppers an early opportunity to take advantage of deals and giveaways that have typically been reserved for Black Friday. With over 300 “door buster” sales in small electrics, cosmetics, footwear, toys, jewelry and more, Bealls anticipates a good showing on its first-ever Thanksgiving night opening. Bealls will re-open at 6 a.m.

SISD to join AYP lawsuit

November 21, 2012

The Sweetwater ISD Board of Trustees took steps for the district to join the TACS (Texas Association of Community Schools) AYP (Adequate Yearly Progress) lawsuit during their meeting held on Monday night, November 19 at the Administration Building.
AYP is used as an accountability resource to evaluate public school campuses and districts, in accordance to the federally-mandated No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act.

SIS students compete in UIL

November 21, 2012

Several Sweetwater Intermediate School students competed in the UIL competition held earlier this month.

Crime Stoppers seeking tips on three cases

November 21, 2012

The Nolan County Crime Stoppers are currently seeking tips on three cases as Crimes of the Week.
Sometime around Oct. 26, to Nov. 8, a person(s) committed the offense of burglary of a habitation. A person or persons entered a residence located in the northwest part of Sweetwater, Nolan County, and took a multiple power tools and weapons.

FFA chapter competes at Area 2 FFA contest

November 21, 2012

The Sweetwater FFA (Future Farmers of America) chapter competed at the Area 2 FFA contest this past Saturday, Nov. 17 at Howard College.
The sole competitor advancing to state is Kyle Lambert, who placed second in Job Interview. He will compete at the state contest on Nov. 29, in Huntsville at Sam Houston State University.
Other teams placing at the area event were the Senior Quiz team, earning fifth place. The team is made up of Sean Morrow, Mackensey Hayes, Cody Chapman and Leah Warren.

Blotters for November 19, 2012

November 21, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 41 calls for service, issued one citation and made two arrests on Nov. 19, 2012.

The SPD received 22, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 200 block of Lamar.
• 1000 block of E. Broadway.

Calls for service:
• Burglary of a habitation — 700 block of E. Alabama.
• Fraud — 1900 block of Preston.
• Minor in possession/tobacco — 1200 block of Ragland.
• Family violence assault — 800 block of Circle Drive.
• Criminal mischief — 900 block of Bowie.
• Information —  400 block of NE Georgia.

Arrested by SPD:

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