June 30th, 2012
Carlton B. Cowan
Gloucester, Virginia â€” Carlton B. Cowan, Lt. Co. (Retired) USAF passed away unexpectedly on June 27, 2012. A highly decorated Vietnam era veteran, holder of the Bronze Star, Carl loved his country passionately and served honorably for 20 years from Vietnam to Europe to Central America.
An avid fly fisherman and hunter, he was happiest when discussing politics and philosophy, as well as art and literature. A lifelong Republican, he served as chairman of the Gloucester Republican Committee for the past two years.
Mark Meneses Stephen Presley
POOL PLAY GAMES
(Sweetwater results only)
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27
Sweetwater 8, Snyder 7
Sweetwater 13, Clyde 3
Snyder 5, Sweetwater 0
THURSDAY, JUNE 28
Snyder 11, Sweetwater 9
Sweetwater 15, Abilene Eastern 9
FRIDAY, JUNE 29
Jim Ned vs. Snyder
Abilene Eastern vs. Sweet-water
Abilene Southern vs. Abilene Northern
Abilene Dixie vs. Wylie
Breckenridge vs. Cisco
Sweetwater vs. Abilene Eastern
Wylie vs. Merkel
Snyder vs. Clyde
Reserved season tickets for the 2012 football season will be up for renewal to current option holders beginning Monday, July 9 through Friday, Aug. 3.
Tickets are $30 for five home games and may be purchased at the Sweetwater ISD administration office. Reserved ticket sales for the general public go on sale on Monday, Aug. 6 during regular business hours and continue through Friday, Aug. 24. Summer hours are 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Monday through Thursday and from 8 a.m. to noon Friday. For more information, call the administration office at 235-8601, ext. 116.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 46 calls for service, issued one citation and made two arrests on June 28, 2012.
The SPD received 41, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€˘Â Theftâ€”Â 200 block of SE Georgia.
â€˘Â Burglary of a vehicle â€”Â 1600 block of Bristol.
Arrested by SPD:
â€˘ Robert Ramsey III, 18 â€” Theft/minor in consumption.
â€˘ Anthony Gomez, 18 â€” Theft/minor in consumption.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 11 calls for service, served three civil papers and made no arrests on June 28, 2012.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Alarm â€”Â Loop 170.
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. We would love to have you in Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. We have classes for all ages and we have great teachers for each class.
The Blackwell Volunteer Fire Department (VFD) will be holding their annual 4th of July celebration, parade and barbecue on Saturday, June 30, 2012. A parade will kick off the event at 5 p.m. on Main Street in Blackwell.
At 5:30 p.m., the Blackwell VFD will be selling barbecue brisket and sausage plates with all the trimmings at their station located on Main Street. Plates are $10 for adults and $5 for children, with all proceeds benefitting the Blackwell VFD.
United Way of Abilene volunteers invite West Central Texas non-profit organizations to submit applications for 2013 community investment by noon on July 12, 2012; applications are available online at www.unitedwayabilene.org.
United Way requests organizations call 325-677-1841 as soon as possible to inform United Way of their intent to apply, and to foster continued dialogue throughout the application process. This notification will also assist planning efforts for the volunteer review process.