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June 29th, 2012

Roscoe Collegiate holds 2nd summer basketball camp

June 29, 2012

Pictured are the students and coaches at the Roscoe Collegiate basketball camp held this week at Roscoe’s gym for girls and boys entering grades 2-5.
In no particular order are Jaci Alexander, Jaden Alexander, Levi Spencer, Leandra DeLeon, Taylor Chavez, Taylor Sexton, Presley Sexton, Kolby Montgomery, Alicia Pantoja, Grady Underwood, Joshua Laurens, Hunter Anglin, Jaleigh Morales, Riley Sheridan, Jathan Sheridan, Jacob Stegge, Ethan Peacock, Preslea Peacock, Kinsey Buchanan, Antonio Aguayo, Madeline Sexton and Daman Chavez and coaches Kelly Jo Sexton, Shella Arnwine and Jacinda Morales.

June 28th

USDA Farm Service Agency reminds producers to report crop losses

June 28, 2012

Nolan County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Dennis Cumbie, reminds producers to report crop losses resulting from a weather-related disaster event within 15 days of the disaster or when the loss first becomes apparent, this includes crops covered by crop insurance, the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) and crops without insurance coverage.

Many attend drama camp at SHS

June 28, 2012

Many local students in grades second through eighth are currently attending a drama camp at Sweetwater High School, led by Sweetwater High School drama students and SHS drama teacher Melody Copeland. A show of Copeland's adaptation of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, June 29, 2012, at the SHS Auditorium.

Nearly three million Texans will travel for 4th of July

June 28, 2012

AAA Texas projects 2.98 million Texans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the Independence Day holiday weekend, a 4.7 percent increase over last year.  The Independence Day holiday travel period is defined as Tuesday, July 3 to Sunday, July 8. 

Blotters for June 26, 2012

June 28, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 55 calls for service, issued no citations and made one arrest on June 26, 2012.

The SPD received 42, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Theft— 1600 block of Josephine.
• Information only— 200 block of E. 4th.

Arrested by SPD:
• Brenda Mendez, 30 — Forgery.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had five calls for service, served no civil papers and made one arrest on June 26, 2012.

Arrested by NCSO:

Louise Rawlings

June 28, 2012

A graveside service for Louise Rawlings, 76, of Sweetwater, will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 30, 2012, at Sweetwater Cemetery. Interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. on Friday, June 29, 2012, at McCoy Funeral Home.
Rawlings died Thursday, June 28, 2012, at Oaks at Radford Hills Nursing Home in Abilene.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.

SW wins 2

June 28, 2012

Sweetwater’s Little League all-star baseball teams began play in District 5 tournaments on Wednesday, and two of the three teams who saw action won.
Sweetwater’s 9-10 year-olds visited Snyder and won 8-7, while the 10-11 year-olds traveled to Clyde and romped to a 13-3 victory. However, Snyder came away with a 5-0 win over Sweetwa-ter in the 11-12 year-old division in a game held in Snyder.
Pool play games will continue today.

June 27th

New TxDOT map provides real-time traffic conditions

June 27, 2012

Austin—The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has launched a new online map application, Drive Texas™, that provides travelers with real-time traffic conditions, traffic and weather feeds, as well as links to other useful travel information.

Spouses of deployed Dyess AFB personnel treated to culinary class from TSTC’s Chef Coby

June 27, 2012

Texas State Technical College West Texas will host a special culinary class on Friday, June 29, for spouses of deployed Dyess Air Force Base personnel.
The four-course gourmet meal includes blue cheese stuffed-bacon wrapped bosc pears, butternut squash soup, roasted chicken with wild mushroom duxelles and polenta and fall fruit parfait. Each of the participants will work alongside Chef Coby to create the meal.

Hearing determines Angel's placement

June 27, 2012

A final placement hearing took place on Tuesday afternoon, June 26, 2012 in Nolan County with Judge David Hall presiding, for Angel Flores, the toddler who was abandoned on Interstate 20 in Nolan County last year.

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