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April 4th, 2012

Doris Hodges

April 4, 2012

Doris Hodges, 77, of Sweetwater, Tx, passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2012, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be Friday, April 6, 2012, at 2 p.m. at McCoy Chapel of Memories. Reverend Mike Sells will be officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery. Family visitation will be Thursday, April 5, 2012 from 6-8 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home.

Local sports calendar

April 4, 2012

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4
Track
Roscoe JV and varsity teams begin district meet in Albany.
THURSDAY, APRIL 5
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity plays at district tournament in Brownwood.
Track
Sweetwater middle school teams compete at Big Spring meet.
FRIDAY, APRIL 6
Baseball
Sweetwater JV hosts Wylie in doubleheader starting at 10 a.m.
Sweetwater varsity at Wylie, 4:30 p.m.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity at Wylie, 4:30 p.m.
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity plays at district tournament in Brownwood.
Track
Roscoe JV and varsity teams complete district meet in Albany.

Lady Mustangs get big win, but Mustangs fall to Steers

April 4, 2012

The playoff prospects are brighter for Sweetwater’s softball team after Tuesday’s win at Big Spring, but the baseball team suffered its second straight setback to fall out of a tie for second place in District 5-3A.

SOFTBALL: Sweetwater 15, Big Spring 9
BIG SPRING — Sweet-water jumped out to a 13-1 lead after 4 1/2 innings, then held off Big Spring’s late rally to avenge an 11-7 district-opening defeat in Sweetwater on March 16.

Golfers still 2nd but lose ground

April 4, 2012

The Sweetwater High School boys and girls golf teams are still in second place in their respective district tournaments de-spite losing some ground on the leaders in the second round this week.
The Sweetwater girls — who were just one shot behind Snyder after firing a 356 in the first round — now trail Snyder by 33 strokes with 18 holes left. The top two teams will advance to the regional tournament in San Angelo on April 18-19, so Sweetwater must main-tain its position in order to advance.

April 3rd

Weather mostly clear for Sweetwater

April 3, 2012

Tonight in Nolan County, weather will be mostly clear, with a low around 49 with west southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northwest. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
On Wednesday, expect mostly sunny weather, with a high near 79 and orth northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Warmest March ever for cities in more than 25 states

April 3, 2012

Live Reports:

2:20 p.m. CST: "Traffic advisory issued -- highway near Dallas, Texas shut down due to tornado, 'numerous' vehicles damaged," @ProducerMatthew

2:13 p.m. CST: @jimwxgator: DFW airport is sending terminal passengers into storm shelters due to tornadoes tracking towards the airport

2:11 p.m. CST: "A house completely demolished, gas leak in the area" Arlington Police scanner #tornado

2:08 p.m. CST: "Lots of debris and damage to multiple houses in this area," Arlington scanner #Dallas #Tornado

Library to host chamber coffee

April 3, 2012

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Coffee at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 4, at the County-City Library located at 206 Elm Street. The library is owned by Nolan County and the City of Sweetwater and is under the management of Becky Brock.

TSTC to host college preview

April 3, 2012

The Sweetwater Campus of Texas State Technical College West Texas will host a College Preview and Open House on Saturday, April 14. The event, held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., is open to the public. TSTC West Texas advisors will lead prospective students on a campus tour where they will meet the college's top-notch faculty and have the opportunity to check out first-hand the brand-new automotive alternative fuel trainers current students are using, as well as the wind turbine drive train the Wind Technology students train on.

SEED Presents at Regional Economic Development Meeting

April 3, 2012

The Texas Midwest Economic Development Alliance met in Anson on March 7, for their spring meeting. One of the purposes of the Alliance is to bring educational topics and information to Alliance members. Approximately 35 cities were in attendance.
A featured topic of the day was presented by Kirstin Smith and Ken Becker, with Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development (SEED) who explained the Speakers Bureau and Senior Interview Day conducted in Nolan County to prepare the future workforce.

Blotters for March 30-April 1, 2012

April 3, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 130 calls for service, issued seven citations and made seven arrests from March 30 - April 1, 2012.

The SPD received 67, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 2000 block of Hailey.
• 1900 block of Lamar.
• 1600 block of Bell.
• 100 block of W. Avenue B.

Calls for service:
• Burglary of a residence — 400 block of Canfil.
• Duty upon striking an unattended vehicle — 2000 block of Hailey.
• Theft of vehicle — 1300 block of Pease.
• Theft — 1100 block of E. Broadway.
• Theft — 1700 block of Hailey.
• Indecency with a child — Sweetwater.

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