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August 13th, 2012

Lady ‘Stangs begin Monday

August 13, 2012

Liz Miller is beginning her 10th year as Sweetwater’s head volleyball coach, and her 2012 team — which will tip off play on Monday by hosting Grape Creek at 6:15 p.m. — also has a great deal of returning experience.
Of the team’s 12 players, eight are seniors and five of them — or 83 percent of the starting rotation — earned all-district honors in 2011.
Furthermore, all five — middle blockers Kathleen Campbell and Shelby Cason, outside hitters Kel-si Crosson and Kendra Crosson and setter Suede Shirley — have at least two years of varsity experience.

Camp winners

August 13, 2012

Several individuals re-ceived awards at the con-clusion of the two volley-ball camps that were held this past week at Sweet-water Middle School.
The awards were pre-sented by camp coaches Carla Lambert, Sandra Graham and Jill Locklar. Winners are as follows:
Grades 3-6
Afternoon Camp
Top server — Elli Lehnert
Top passer — Mia Valdez
Self bump champion — Amber Knox
Self bump game winner — Madison Mims
Shagger girls — Hannah Mobley, Megan Kirkland, Michiah Royal
Mighty Lady Mustang — Faith Santiago
Perfect Form Award — Kara Lehnert
Top hitters — Julia Rees and Riley Dodd

Middle school holds morning and afternoon v’ball camps

August 13, 2012

The Sweetwater Middle School gym welcomed a large number of students when it hosted two volleyball camps this past week.
Pictured above are those attending the afternoon camp. In no particular order are Elli Lehnert, Kaci Webb, Megan Kirkland, Hannah Mobley, Kyrsten Smith, Kolbi Turner, Faith Santiago, Riley Dodd, Amber Knox, Madison Mims, Michaela Currie, Kaitlyn Chance, Mia Valdez, Michiah Royal, Marissa (Pookie) Villanueva, Emma Dent, Julia Rees, Cyera Prepon, Lauren Brown and Kara Lehnert.

August 11th

Blotters for Aug. 9, 2012

August 11, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 39 calls for service, issued two citations and made one arrest on Aug. 9, 2012.

The SPD received 24, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Burglary of a vehicle — 1700 block of Hailey.
• Burglary of a vehicle — 1700 block of Hailey.
• Burglary of a vehicle — 1300 block of Josephine.
• Robbery — 1400 block of Hailey.

Arrested by SPD:
• Erica Caballero, 34 — Warrant.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 12 calls for service, served five civil papers and made two arrests on Aug. 9, 2012.

Arrested by NCSO:

August 10th

RELIGION: Sweetwater Aglow to host Back To School Prayer Walk

August 10, 2012

SWEETWATER AGLOW
Aglow International Sweetwater Community Lighthouse will host the "Back to School Prayer Walk" on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at 7 p.m. at the Lighthouse Assembly of God Church, 412 Newman Street. We will gather at the church for a short Word and some praise and worship before we go out and cover our schools with prayer. Refreshments will be served afterwards in the fellowship hall.
Please come and support our schools, and our children. For more information, call 338-8924.

AVONDALE BAPTIST CHURCH

King promoted to Assistant Fire Chief

August 10, 2012

The Sweetwater Fire Department has recently promoted one of its own to Assistant Fire Chief. Paul King is the newest supervisor of his shift after the retirement of Jim Porter after 35 years of service.
King is an Intermediate Emergency Medical Technician and a firefighter, who has been with the Sweetwater Fire Department for 11 years.

Three dogs currently available for adoption

August 10, 2012

Sweetwater Animal Control currently has three dogs available for adoption.
Available for adoption is a male blue heeler puppy, a female terrier mix and a male terrier mix. According to Sweetwater’s animal control officer, Don Kite, animals that are picked up are kept for a minimum of three days, but he tries to keep them from a week to 10 days.
Dogs and cats are available for adoption for a $15 fee and the cost of getting the pet vaccinated for rabies.
The pets are required to have their vaccination before they leave to their new homes.

Scam aims at emotions

August 10, 2012

Last week, a 73-year-old Sweetwater woman was scammed over the phone, but this scam pulled at the woman's heart strings, making her even more vulnerable to the scammers and essentially blinding her from seeing the red flags.
"A man called me that morning, around 10:30 a.m. and told me that he was my eldest grandson," stated the victim. "His voice sounded different and I told him so, but he said that his sinuses were stopped up."

Fatal crash in Eastland County

August 10, 2012

One person was killed in a two vehicle crash in Eastland County.
At about 7:45 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012 on Interstate 20 near mile marker 346 in the west bound lane, Jessica Marie Rogers, 20 years of age, of Henrietta, was driving a 2011 Chevrolet Camaro in Eastland County.

Blotters for August 8, 2012

August 10, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 60 calls for service, issued three citations and made no arrests on Aug. 8, 2012.

The SPD received 22, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Information — 300 block of Neff.
• Theft — 800 block of E. Texas.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had five calls for service, served three civil papers and made five arrests on Aug. 8, 2012.
Arrested by NCSO:
• Brooke Ann Hollis, 32, of Sweetwater — Possession of marijuana.
• Chad Eugene Parsons, 18, of Sweetwater — Warrant/theft of property.

Arrested by DPS:

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