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April 12th, 2012

Howard N. Carlton

April 12, 2012

Funeral services for Howard Nixon Carlton, 78, of Eskota, Texas, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, 2012, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. James Baker officiating. Interment will follow at Palava Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday, April 13, 2012, from 6-8 p.m.

SHS athletes excel in district tennis

April 12, 2012

Chris Hernandez and Madison Meneses won a second place medal and will advance to the Region I-3A tournament in Lubbock that will be held April 18-19.
Heidi Taylor also won a second place medal in girls singles at the district tournament and will advance to the regional tournament in Lubbock.
Jenny Medellin and Addisyn Cleckler teamed up to bring home a third place medal in girls doubles at the district tournament. They will be regional alternates. The district tournament was played in Brownwood.

April 11th

Mobley chosen as finalist to be new head football coach

April 11, 2012

Former Sweetwater High School assistant coach Shane Mobley has been named as the lone finalist to be the school's new head football coach and athletic director.
The decision was announced Tuesday afternoon in a news release from the Sweetwater ISD. Mobley, currently the assistant head coach and defensive coordinator at Seguin High School, will be presented for approval to Sweetwater ISD's school board when it meets Monday night after being named as the lone finalist from a pool of over 100 applicants.

Tenaska Trailblazer prepared for new greenhouse gas standards

April 11, 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released its draft rules to limit greenhouse gas emissions, requiring carbon dioxide (CO2) emission controls on new coal plants that are similar to those of the Tenaska Trailblazer Energy Center.
The Trailblazer project is designed to capture 85 to 90 percent of the CO2 it produces, keeping emission levels well below the requirements of the EPA’s draft rule. Projects like Trailblazer are important because they help develop and commercialize the technology that can meet such standards.

SPD, NCSO not to consolidate on jail project

April 11, 2012

The burn ban was approved to remain lifted at the Nolan County Commissioners' meeting on Monday morning, April 9, 2012 at the Nolan County Courthouse.
The decision was made following the rain seen throughout the county over the past weekend--along with the chances of precipitation forecasted for this week--and will remain lifted until the next meeting.
Also approved at the meeting was the continuation of paying an employee's medical and dental premiums while on an extended worker's comp leave.

Blotters for April 9, 2012

April 11, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 36 calls for service, issued six citations and made one arrest on April 9, 2012.

The SPD received 10, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Unattended death — 1500 block of James.
• Theft — 600 block of E. Third.
• Disorderly conduct — 1200 block of Ragland.
• Stalking/harassment — 1000 block of Lamar.
• Theft — 400 block of NE Georgia.
Arrested by SPD:
• Jesus Delgado, 24 — Warrants.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had eight calls for service, served no civil papers and made two arrests on April 9, 2012.

Weekly sports calendar

April 11, 2012

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11
Track
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams begin district meet at Wylie.
THURSDAY, APRIL 12
Track
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams complete district meet at Wylie.
Roscoe qualifers compete at area meet in Garden City.
Highland qualifiers compete at area meet in Trent.
Blackwell qualifiers compete at area meet in Trent.
FRIDAY, APRIL 13
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity hosts Brownwood, 7 p.m.
Softball
Sweetwater JV and varsity teams host Brown-wood, 5 and 6:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, APRIL 14
Baseball
Sweetwater JV at Brownwood (doubleheader) starting at 1 p.m.
Track

Castillo is regional medalist for SW but team bid falls short

April 11, 2012

Sweetwater will be repre-sented by Alex Castillo at the Region 1-3A boys golf tournament next week.
But Castillo’s teammates won’t be joining him at San Angelo’s Bentwood Country Club. While Castillo shot 73-229 to place fourth among district medalists, the team’s fourth-place finish after a 314-958 wasn’t good enough in Tuesday’s final round — which was held at Abilene’s Maxwell Municipal Golf Course — to advance the Mustangs to the regional tourney.

Snyder win ends playoff drought for Lady ‘Stangs

April 11, 2012

Tuesday’s 9-7 Snyder win over Wylie ended a 16-year playoff drought for Sweet-water’s softball team dating all the way back to the pro-gram’s very first year.

Highland JV boys district track results

April 11, 2012

Here are Highland’s JV boys results from last week’s season-ending district track meet held in Blackwell.
The JV boys scored 41 points to place fourth in the division.
At Blackwell
200 — Kaden Nachlinger 3rd (27.24); Laramie Thompson 6th (29.43)
400 relay — 3rd (54.62 — Zack Cornett, Kaden Nachlinger, Kevin Pantoja, Laramie Thompson)
800 relay — 3rd (1:59.40 — Zack Cornett, Kaden Nachlinger, Kevin Pantoja, Laramie Thompson)
Long jump — Laramie Thomp-son 6th (13-3 3/4)
Shot put — Zack Cornett 4th (31-2); Kevin Pantoja 6th (25-3 1/2)
Discus — Zack Cornett 5th (71-5)

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