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December 6th

Collaboration leads to student success at Roscoe ISD

December 6, 2012

The Annual Interpretive Luncheon was held by the Nolan County Extension Office and Nolan County Leadership Advisory Board on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at the Nolan County Courthouse.
Making the presentation at the luncheon was Dr. Kim Alexander, the superintendent of the Roscoe ISD (Independent School District). He discussed how the school is working alongside the local 4-H program, among other collaborations, toward their success in college readiness.

Blotters for December 4, 2012

December 6, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 38 calls for service, issued no citations and made five arrests on Dec. 4, 2012.

The SPD received 16, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Burglary of a building — 100 block of Alexander.
• Theft — 700 block of Pease.
• Information only — 600 block of Silas.
• Informaton — 1200 block of Coral Drive.

Arrested by SPD:
• Male juvenile, 12 — Criminal mischief.
• Male juvenile, 12 — Criminal mischief.
• James Hand, 47 — Burglary of a building.
• Jesse Gamez, 25 — Warrants.
• Christian Barrera, 17 — Possession of marijuana.

Jova Meneses Olguin

December 6, 2012

Holy Mass of Christian Burial for Jova Meneses Olguin, 84, of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Father Charles Okonkwo will officiate and interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery, under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
A Rosary will be recited by Lupe Medellin at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, at McCoy Funeral Home.
Olguin died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, in Lubbock.

Frankie Eugene Barton, Jr.

December 6, 2012

Graveside services for Frankie Eugene Barton, Jr., 51, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, at Sweetwater Cemetery. Rev. Mike Sells will officiate with interment to follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Barton died Tuesday, Dec. 4, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
He was born Feb. 4, 1961 in Brownfield, Texas. Frankie was a member of Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ.

Highland Hilltop Classic schedule

December 6, 2012

TODAY’S SCHEDULE
GIRLS
2 p.m. — Robert Lee vs. Sands (Game 1)
3:30 p.m. — Garden City vs. Jayton (Game 2)
3:30 p.m. — Eldorado vs. Trent (Game 3)
6:30 p.m. — Blackwell vs. Roscoe (Game 4)
6:30 p.m. — Highland vs. Game 1 winner (Game 5)
BOYS
5 p.m. — Garden City vs. Jayton (Game 1)
5 p.m. — Trent vs. Robert Lee (Game 2)
8 p.m. — Blackwell vs. Roscoe (Game 3)
8 p.m. — Baird vs. Highland (Game 4)
FRIDAY’S SCHEDULE
GIRLS
2 p.m. — Game 4 loser vs. Game 1 loser (Game 6)
3:30 p.m. — Game 3 loser vs. Game 5 loser (Game 7)
3:30 p.m. — Game 2 winner vs. Game 4 winner (Game 8)

Three teams win

December 6, 2012

The Highland girls picked up their 10th win while the Roscoe boys got into the win column for the first time on Tuesday night.
Highland’s girls improved to 10-2 as they rallied from a 10-point halftime deficit for a 62-50 win on the road at Albany. Highland trailed 31-21 at halftime, but then cut Albany’s lead to 40-38 after three quarters and used a 24-10 finish to get the victory. Sierra Allen led Highland by scoring 18 points while her sister, Hannah Allen, added 16. Sydny Helbert and Beth Richburg had nine points, Lora Stewart with six and Kaylee Martin and Madison Moseley two.

Thursday's local weather

December 6, 2012

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 75. Winds will be from the south-southwest at 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight, expect partly cloudy skies with a low around 42. Winds will be from the south-southwest around 5 mph and after midnight, they will come from the north-northeast.
Get all of your local weather info right now at weather.gov.

December 5th

Oven-Baked Butternut and Sage Polenta

December 5, 2012

Oven baked polenta is a great hassle-free way to enjoy this hearty Italian side dish.  This version with classic winter flavors of sage and nutmeg is comforting and aromatic, vibrant enough to serve along grilled sausages and game, subtle enough to serve with braised short ribs or osso buco.  To make it even easier, substitute canned pumpkin for the butternut.

Ingredients:
2 Tbsp butter, divided
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 small butternut squash  (big enough to yield about 1.5 cups)
4 cups water
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup stone-ground cornmeal polenta (not instant or pre-cooked polenta)

HOBY Ambassador, alternate named at SHS

December 5, 2012

Sweetwater High School Sophomore Colten Scott was recently named as the 2012-2013 HOBY Leadership Ambassador and Sandra Garcia was selected as the HOBY Leadership Ambassador alternate for the upcoming Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Seminar held annually in El Paso, Texas.
These students were selected on their outstanding written and oral skills, character and leadership abilities. The HOBY Leadership seminar focuses on providing outstanding high school students with an unparalleled opportunity to make a difference in today's world.

Sweetwater Christian School students donate toys to Sweetwater Goodfellows

December 5, 2012

Santa stopped in to check on all the good boys and girls at Sweetwater Christian School. Pictured with their donations to Sweetwater Goodfellows are Kaydence Tilly, Makenzie Norman, Halley Nixon, Santa, Reece Kidd, Brady Kilgore and Amare Arrevlo.
The Sweetwater Goodfellows distribution will be from 9-11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, at the Lamar Street Baptist Church recreation building at 513 Lamar Street.
A Christmas party with Santa will follow distribution for the children from 3:45-4:45 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, at Lamar Street Baptist Church (only for families with children).

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