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August 30th, 2012

SEED gives incentive to local business

August 30, 2012

During the special-called meeting of the SEED (Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development) Board of Directors on Monday morning, August 27 at the Chamber of Commerce, approval was given toward the incentive proposal for Cornett Computer Repair and Sales.
With the incentive, Benny Cornett, the owner of the local business, will be able to continue with the expansion of his business which will include a sixty-plus mile radius of Sweetwater, work with government and commercial entities, and programming for statewide projects.

Blotters for August 28, 2012

August 30, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 53 calls for service, issued nine citations and made two arrests on Aug. 28, 2012.

The SPD received 17, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Assault — Sweetwater area.

Arrested by SPD:
• Brian McQueen, 25 — Warrant.
• Wayne Holstine, 41 — Driving while license invalid.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 10 calls for service, served no civil papers and made one arrest on Aug. 28, 2012.

Arrested by NCSO:
• Steven Clark Rains, 29, of Roscoe — Assault causes bodily injury/family violence.

Calls for service:

Carolyn Yocum

August 30, 2012

LUBBOCK — Carolyn Yocum, 73, of Wolfforth, Texas, passed away peacefully Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, at Covenant Palliative Care.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, in the W.W. Rix Chapel with Pastor Darren Skinner officiating. Burial will follow in Peaceful Gardens Cemetery. Visitation was held Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, from 6-8 p.m.

Local Sports Calendar

August 30, 2012

THURSDAY, AUG. 30
Cross Country
Sweetwater runners at Christoval meet.
Football
Varsity
Sammy Baugh Clas-sic: Roscoe vs. De Leon, 7:30 p.m.
Sub-varsity
Sweetwater freshmen at Eastland, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV at East-land, 6:30 p.m.
Highland JV hosts Gar-den City, 6 p.m.
Blackwell JV at West-brook, 7 p.m.
Volleyball
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade teams host Big Spring at 5 and 6:15 p.m., respectively.
FRIDAY, AUG. 31
Football
Sammy Baugh Clas-sic: Sweetwater hosts Eastland, 7:30 p.m.
Highland vs. Motley County at Jayton’s Grid-iron Classic, 6 p.m.

Mustangs hoping for good start against Mavs

August 30, 2012

Two weather-shortened scrimmages against Wich-ita Falls Hirschi and San Angelo Lake View weren’t able to accomplish every-thing Shane Mobley had hoped. However, the first-year Sweetwater head coach still thinks his team will be ready for Friday’s season opener at the Sammy Baugh Classic against a highly regarded Eastland squad.
And Mobley knows that his players’ ability to successfully execute his new spread offense will be crucial to the final outcome.

Plowboys face Bearcats to begin Classic, season

August 30, 2012

After an 0-10 season a year ago, Roscoe head coach Jonathan Haseloff would like nothing more than for his Plowboys to win today’s 7:30 p.m. season opener against De Leon to begin the Sammy Baugh Classic.
A victory at Mustang Bowl over the Bearcats, who were 3-7 a year ago, would go a long way toward getting the program back on track to reaching the heights it has normally enjoyed.
And playing against Haw-ley’s Wing-T offense, which is similar to De Leon’s, in last week’s final scrimmage will help Roscoe know what to prepare for today.

Lady ‘Stangs win two on road

August 30, 2012

GRAHAM — Sweetwater’s Lady Mustangs won both ends of a dual match here Tuesday as it swept past Graham and Breckenridge in three games.
Sweetwater (12-7) defeated Graham 25-15, 25-16, 25-8 and beat Breckenridge 25-20, 25-15, 25-12 in two of its most dominating per-formances of the season. The Lady Mustangs will be at Frenship’s two-day tournament starting Friday.

Local forecast for Thursday

August 30, 2012

Sweetwater's weather for Thursday will be sunny with a high near 93. Winds will come from the north at 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight, expect mostly clear skies and a low around 68. North winds at 5 to 10 mph will become light and northwestern in the evening.
Visit weather.gov to learn more about the local forecast.

August 29th

John Wayne Film Fest in Snyder

August 29, 2012

The John Wayne Film Fest (JWFF) returns to Snyder, Texas for the second year in a row this Labor Day Weekend, Aug. 31 through Sept. 2. Held at the town's historic Ritz Theater on the square, this is a rare opportunity to see some of the Duke's most legendary films on the big screen. The weekend will begin on Friday at noon with the classic Rio Lobo, and include screenings of True Grit, Red River, The Quiet Man and The Green Berets, among others.

Blood donors needed to supply blood for Labor Day weekend

August 29, 2012

A blood drive will take place inside Sweetwater Spine Clinic, located at 1413 Hailey, on Thursday, Aug. 30, from noon until 6 p.m.
“Both bloodmobiles are currently undergoing maintenance and are unavailable until the first week of September,” said Frances Baker, donor recruiter. “Dr. King has generously offered the use of Sweetwater Spine Clinic for a blood drive. All blood types are needed to ensure an adequate inventory of blood for the Labor Day weekend holiday,” Baker continued.

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