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August 21st, 2012

Ray Arnold Johnson

August 21, 2012

Lubbock, TX — Ray Arnold Johnson, 76, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, at Forrest Heights United Methodist Church in Lubbock with Rev. Ross Dunn officiating. Graveside services will be held at Decker Cemetery in Nolan County, TX on Friday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. directed by McCoy Funeral Home of Sweetwater.
A family visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 23, at Franklin Bartley Funeral Home, 4444 South Loop 289, Lubbock, TX.

Mary Katheren (Thomas) Arrington: Nov. 21, 1944 - Aug. 15, 2012

August 21, 2012

Mary Katheren (Thomas) Arrington, 67, of College Station, Texas passed from this life peacefully Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012. A private family committal service will be held at a later date.

Lady Stangs back on road after placing 2nd at Canyon

August 21, 2012

The Sweetwater varsity volleyball team’s extended road swing — which contin-ues today at Seminole with a dual match against both Frenship and Seminole — has been productive so far.
The Lady Mustangs are 6-4 overall after defeating 5A Abilene Cooper 25-12, 25-22, 25-20 in Abilene on Thursday and then placing second in the Silver Bracket of Canyon Randall’s two-day tournament.

Freshmen win Sweetwater volleyball tournament

August 21, 2012

Sweetwater’s freshman volleyball team went 4-0 to win the Sweetwater tourn-ament. Sweetwater defeated Southwest Christian 25-17, 25-15; Snyder 26-24, 20-25, 25-16; Big Spring 17-25, 25-12, 25-23; and Post 25-10, 25-13 in claiming the championship.

Blotters for August 17-19, 2012

August 21, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 119 calls for service, issued six citations and made eight arrests from Aug. 17-19, 2012.

The SPD received 67, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Criminal mischief — 800 block of E. 12th.
• Assault — 900 block of Circle Drive.
• Theft — 1800 block of Lamar.

Arrested by SPD:
• Samantha Martinez, 22 — Warrant.
• Andrew Moran, 30 — Driving while intoxicated.
• Ray Gutierrez, 22 — Warrant.
• Joseph Lopez, 25 — Warrant.
• Wayne Holstine, 41 — Public intoxication.
• Salvador Salinas, 32 — Warrant.

Tuesday's Sweetwater forecast

August 21, 2012

Tuesday's local forecast is looking good with partly sunny skies and a high near 86, along with a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Winds will be from the east at 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight will be mostly cloudy with a low around 68. Winds will remain in the east at 10 to 15 mph.
Visit weather.gov for more local weather information.

August 20th

Local 4-H volunteer honored at Silver Clover Banquet

August 20, 2012

The Texas AgriLife Extension Service’s annual Silver Clover Recognition Banquet celebrated its 45th year on Aug. 9, at Zentners Daughter Steak House in San Angelo.

SISD Meet the Teacher events begin this week

August 20, 2012

Sweetwater Independent School District students will get a chance to meet their teachers this week. The following is a schedule of meet the teacher events for Sweetwater ISD.
• J.P. Cowen Early Childhood Center will be having their Meet the Teacher from 5-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 21.
• Sweetwater Middle School will be having their Meet the Teacher from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 21.
• Southeast Elementary School (Kindergarten and first grade) will be having their Meet the Teacher from 5-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 22.

Monday's Sweetwater weather

August 20, 2012

Cooler temperatures seem to be making their way to Sweetwater on Monday, with sunny skies and a high near 95. Winds from the north-northeast around 5 mph will become southern winds later in the day.
Tonight will be mostly cloudy with a low around 68. Winds will be at the east-southeast at 5 to 10 mph. Be on the lookout for a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11 p.m.
Head on over to weather.gov to learn more about the forecast in your area.

Sweetwater Reporter nominated by Gamma Tau Chapter for outstanding chapter news reporting

August 20, 2012

Juanelle Jordan, 2012-2014 president of Gamma Tau Chapter, and other local educators joined more than 1,000 key women educators from throughout the state for the 83rd Annual Convention of the Texas State Organization of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International at the Irving Convention Center in Las Colinas, June 21-23. With over 11,000 members in Texas, the honor society for women educators promotes excellence in education and personal and professional growth of women educators.

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