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June 9th, 2012

SISD tax rate lowered

June 9, 2012

The SISD (Sweetwater Independent School District) Board of Trustees met for their regular meeting at noon on Thursday, June 7, 2012 at the Administration Building.
Two public meetings were held during the meeting--one regarding the 2012-13 tax rate and the other for the district's technology plan. While no input was given for both open forums, action was taken on both matters.

Mustang basketball campers (grades 6-8)

June 9, 2012

Pictured here are local students who competed in the Mustang Basketball afternoon camp this past week for those who have completed sixth through eighth grade. In no particular order are Caden Cornutt, Mason Maxwell, Rian Hill, Peyton Hill, Tait Fullwood, Kurt Wetsel, Johnathan Castillo, Kobe Clark, Deshaun Williams, Jordan Jones, Ky Hoover, Reggie Walker, Michael Hunt and Hunter Mobley.

Mustang basketball campers (grades 3-5)

June 9, 2012

Pictured here are local students who competed in the Mustang Basketball afternoon camp this past week for those who have completed third through fifth grade. In no particular order are Jackson Foster, Harrison Foster, Nicolas Tovar, Timmy Thompson, Ray Flores, Geordan Flores, Gage Turnbow, Nicholas Browning, Caleb Reed, Reese Hayes, Rylan Hayes, Kei Griffin, Ethan Peacock, Ty Fullwood, Cooper Hrbacek, Luke Williams, Spud Jones, Logan Cornutt, Joshua Stegge, Stephen Turney, Nicholas Limones, Jasen Nelsen and Josh Huckabee.
Photo by Ron Howell

Lady Mustang basketball campers

June 9, 2012

Pictured here are local students completing grades 2-8 who attended the Lady Mustang Basketball Camp this past week at the Sweetwater Middle School gym.

Sweetwater’s District 5 tournament results

June 9, 2012

Local results through Thursday; more results will be in Monday’s paper
MINOR LEAGUE
(Ages 9-10)
AT ABILENE WYLIE
First Round
TUESDAY, JUNE 5
Sweetwater RiverDogs 14, Snyder Cubs 12
Second Round
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6
Wylie Astros 13, Sweetwater RiverDogs 1 (Sweetwater elimi-nated from tournament)
AT ABILENE DIXIE
First Round
MONDAY, JUNE 4
Wylie Yankees 8, Sweetwater Dodgers 3 (Sweetwater eliminated from tournament)
MAJOR LEAGUE
(Ages 11-12)
AT SNYDER
First Round
TUESDAY, JUNE 5
Sweetwater D’Backs 9, Snyder Braves 7
Second Round
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6

Summer sports camp schedule schedule

June 9, 2012

Mustang Baseball Camp: Monday through Thursday, June 11-14 at the Sweetwater High School baseball field (Sportsman’s Park) located inside New-man Park just south of Nolan County Coliseum. The first session for students entering grades 1-5 is from 9-10:15 a.m. while the second session for students entering grades 6-9 is from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Persons will need to register at least 15 minutes before each session begins June 11. Cost: $40, which includes a T-shirt. For more information, please call SHS head baseball coach Roland Herrera at (325) 236-1003.

Saints sign former SW star Joseph Banyard to free agent contract

June 9, 2012

Rookie free agent Joseph Banyard, a running back who starred at Sweetwater and the University of Texas-El Paso, inked a three-year contract this past week with his second National Football League team, the New Orleans Saints.
Banyard also participated on a tryout basis in the Saints’ minicamp that was held from June 5-7 in New Orleans.
Following his transfer from Texas Christian where he initially committed, Banyard spent his final two years of college eligibility at Texas-El Paso where he rushed for a total of 1,490 yards with 14 touchdowns.

Firing up for a grilliant summer

June 9, 2012

Simple steps for grilling brilliantly
Family Features
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1. Choose Your Cut

Trinity Baptist members embarking on a mission trip to the ROC in Garland

June 9, 2012

AVONDALE BAPTIST CHURCH
Greetings to everyone, from the Avondale Baptist Church family! We would like to invite you to come and visit us if you are looking for a loving church family. We welcome you to come and worship our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ with us. We are located at 1405 Hoyt Street.

Blotters for June 7, 2012

June 9, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 59 calls for service, issued one citation and made one arrest on June 7, 2012.

The SPD received 24, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Criminal mischief — 1400 block of Hailey.
• Debit/credit card abuse — 300 block of E. Broadway.
• Burglary of a vehicle — 1500 block of Josephine.

Arrested by SPD:
• Female Juvenile, 15 — Family violence assault.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had five calls for service, served no civil papers and made three arrests on June 7, 2012.
Arrested by NCSO:

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