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April 20th, 2012

Linda Yvonne Tidwell

April 20, 2012

Linda Yvonne Tidwell, 63, of Abilene and formerly of Roscoe, died Thursday, April 19, 2012, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
Mrs. Tidwell was cremated and no services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.

Fred M. Springer: June 30, 1928 - April 18, 2012

April 20, 2012

Fred M. Springer was born June 30, 1928 in Washington, D.C. to George E. and Marguerite Springer. They were of Iowa ancestry who migrated west after the Revolutionary War. Fred is a member of the Sons of the American Revolution as his Dutch ancestors fought in the New York Militia. He was raised in Houston, Texas so viewed that as his home having graduated from Mirabeau B. Lamar High School in 1945.

Blotters for April 19, 2012

April 20, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 53 calls for service, issued 21 citations and made three arrests on April 19, 2012.

The SPD received 22, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 200 block of NE Georgia.

Calls for service:
• Minor in possession (tobacco) — 300 block of Lamar.
• Burglary of a building — 1000 block of W. 8th.
• Criminal mischief — 1000 block of W. 8th.
• Theft — 800 block of E. Avenue D.
• Disorderly conduct — 1200 block of Ragland.
• Sexual assault — 1600 block of Grand.
Arrested by SPD:
• Paul Anthony Gutierrez, 23 — Assault.
• Ramiee Brown, 19 — Theft.

Sweetwater Band wins UIL Sweepstakes

April 20, 2012

The UIL really likes the number “three”.

Hamlin/Baker Win again at Sipapu Ski Resort’s 9th Annual Cardboard Derby

April 20, 2012

On Saturday, March 17, in Sipapu, New Mexico the Sipapu Ski Resort held its 9th Annual Cardboard Derby. The Cardboard Derby continues to grow in participants and spectators every year. This year’s event the “Team Division” was won again by “The West Texas Wind Runners” consisting of team members Chris Hamlin (duct tape specialist), James Hamlin (driver) and Dustin Baker (stability).

Blotters for April 18, 2012

April 20, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 67 calls for service, issued 26 citations and made five arrests on April 18, 2012.

The SPD received eight, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 1000 block of Mulberry.

Calls for service:
• Assault — 100 block of S. Hopkins.
• Deadly conduct — 1600 block of Grand.

Arrested by SPD:
• Male juvenile, 14 — Criminal trespass.
• Dylan Kirkpatrick, 17 — Disorderly conduct/possession of marijuana.
• Chase Ramsey, 17 — Disorderly conduct.
• Frank Diaz, 30 — Family violence assault.
• Brittany Kincaid, 18 — Public intoxication.

James Franklin “Buster” Dunn

April 20, 2012

James F. (Buster) Dunn was born on Jan. 4, 1929, in Crowley, Texas. He passed away on Thursday, April 19, 2012, at the Texas State Veterans Home in Big Spring, at the age of 83.

Weekend sports calendar

April 20, 2012

FRIDAY, APRIL 20
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity hosts Big Spring, 7 p.m.
Track
Roscoe hosts regional qualifiers meet.
SATURDAY, APRIL 21
Baseball
Sweetwater JV at Big Spring, 1 p.m.

Mustangs’ hopes hinge on beating Steers today

April 20, 2012

Despite a 2-5 record in district play and an 11-0 loss to Snyder here Tuesday, the Sweetwater High School baseball team enters today’s regular season finale against Big Spring with solid hopes of reaching the playoffs for the first time since 2004.

SHS girls golf 4th at regionals

April 20, 2012

SAN ANGELO — The Sweetwater High School girls golf team shot a 409 in Thursday’s final round of the Region I-3A tournament to finish in fourth place with a two-day 817 total.
Sweetwater finished well back of the top two teams. Andrews (325-643) and Snyder (370-742) grabbed the two berths and advance to the state tournament in Austin on May 2-3.

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