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March 7th, 2012

SPFA raising money for wild land gear

March 7, 2012

The Sweetwater Professional Firefighters Association (SPFA) is selling t-shirts to raise money for the purchase of wild land gear for Sweetwater firefighters in the event of more wildfires. Last year, the White Hat Fire in southern Nolan County burned more than 80,000 acres. The equipment the SPFA is looking into purchasing will help immensely if there is a repeat of last summer.

Blotters for March 5, 2012

March 7, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 37 calls for service, issued seven citations and made no arrests on March 5, 2012.

The SPD received 21, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Criminal mischief — 400 block of Alexander.
• Assault — 1200 block of Ragland.
• Theft — 200 block of Lamar.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 10 calls for service, served two civil papers and made no arrests on March 5, 2012.

Calls for service:
• Attempt to locate — I-20.
• Inmate transport/dental — E. 15th Street.
• Illegal dumping — FM 1170.

Local sports calendar

March 7, 2012

THURSDAY, MARCH 8
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity at Abilene tournament.
Golf
Sweetwater JV boys will play at Breckenridge tournament.
Track
Sweetwater middle school teams at Clyde meet.
Roscoe junior high teams host meet.
FRIDAY, MARCH 9
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity at Abilene tournament.
Powerlifting
Sweetwater boys qualifiers will compete at Region I, Division 2 meet in Sundown.
Softball
Sweetwater JV hosts Vernon, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity hosts Vernon, 6:30 p.m.
Track
Sweetwater JV and varsity boys at Big Spring Invitational meet.

Mustangs win big at G’wood

March 7, 2012

The Sweetwater baseball team has wins from five different pitchers already.
Senior Gabriel Medellin became the latest when he allowed just six hits in a seven-inning complete game, in his first start of the year, on Monday. His teammates, meanwhile, had 13 hits, while scoring eight runs in the first three innings at Midland Greenwood in defeating the Rangers, 11-4.

S’water track teams start year at Snyder

March 7, 2012

Sweetwater’s track teams began their 2012 season last Friday at a meet in Snyder.
Nick Nemir got the boys’ only win in the 300 hurdles (40.61), and he also placed second in the 100 dash with a time of 11.29. His brother, Sam Nemir, placed third in the 200 dash (23.88), mis-sing second by .02 seconds. Chase Saunders was third in the shot put (37-3) and sixth in the discus (91-4). Placing fourth were Kyle Lambert in the shot (36-8) and the 400 relay (45.25). Sweetwater had 44 points as a team to place fifth.
Sweetwater’s girls also ran at Snyder and scored 40 points to place fifth.

March 6th

Food vendors must have permits at Round-Up

March 6, 2012

The Sweetwater Jaycees Rattlesnake Round-Up is approaching fast, and this event brings many temporary food vendors. A temporary food vendor is a food establishment that operates for a period of no more than 14 consecutive days in conjunction with a single event or celebration. All temporary food vendors should have a copy of their last inspection form visible to customers. The public can help control unpermitted individuals and organizations from selling food by asking if they are permitted.

Rounding up those rattlesnakes

March 6, 2012

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake hunters have been busy preparing to turn in their pounds of the snake for the 54th annual Sweetwater Jaycees World's Largest Rattlesnake Round-Up to take place this weekend.
Shown above are Nick Sorrells and Darrell Sorrells hunting the snakes at Young Ranch in Roscoe. Also assisting in the hunt were Gabriel Galvan and Pascual Ortiz.

WTCAC to host Chamber Coffee

March 6, 2012

The West Texas Children's Advocacy Center will host this month's Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce coffee event at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at their office, located at 317 Oak Street.

Open House at Open Window

March 6, 2012

The Open Window, located at 316 Oak Street, hosted an Open House last week with many in attendance. The boutique specializes in the latest fashion trends, home décor and shabby chic vintage finds.
Owner Stacey Borders said, "I have always had a passion for fashion and accessories. When Cox Jewelers decided to close, I decided to begin this new venture."
The store is open Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. They can be reached at 325-933-4198.

Blotters for March 2-4, 2012

March 6, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 127 calls for service, issued eight citations and made five arrests from March 2-4, 2012.

The SPD received 61, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 400 block of E. Avenue D.
• 100 block of Lamar.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 400 block of NE Georgia.
• Criminal mischief — 700 block of Bowie.
• Criminal mischief — 1100 block of W. Arkansas.
• Theft — 300 block of Texas.
• Lost property — 1500 block of McCaulley.

Arrested by SPD:
• Gary Meador, 34 — Public intoxication.
• Jessie Nuñez, 23 — Driving while license invalid.

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