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March 10th, 2012

JV wins

March 10, 2012

Sweetwater’s JV baseball team built a 7-0 advantage and held on for a 7-6 road win at Midland Greenwood this past Monday.
Hayden Reeves, Sean Norman and Bray Amos had two hits and Zach Carrasco and J.P. Poe one, with both Reeves and Carrasco getting doubles. Norman had two RBI and Reeves, Amos and Poe one. Amos, Carrasco and Reeves scored twice and Ty Crain once. Poe pitched the first 4 1/3 innings to get the win and Reeves pitched the final 1 2/3 for a save.

Roscoe hoop players win all-district honors

March 10, 2012

A number of Roscoe High School basketball players have received all-District 9-1A, Division I honors.
For Roscoe’s girls, Lynnsi Moses made the first team while Jacinda Morales and Faith Boren were named to the second team. In addi-tion, Sara Kingston and Mirian Solis received all-district honorable mention.
The Roscoe boys had two honorees. The Plowboys’ Jesus Leanos, a sophomore, shared District 9-1A, Division I’s newcomer of the year award with Kelby Bell of Haskell and Keeston Ford received all-district honorable mention.

Blotters for March 8, 2012

March 10, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 40 calls for service, issued one citation and made one arrest on March 8, 2012.
The SPD received 18, 911 calls.
Accidents:
• 1200 block of Hailey.
Arrested by SPD:
• Jessie McDonald, 25 — Warrant.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had three calls for service, served five civil papers and made no arrests on March 8, 2012.
Calls for service:
• Alarm — FM 89.
• Medical transport — E. Arizona.
• Vehicle accident — I-20 MM 260-261 east bound.
Total in Custody: 34

Recipe of the Week: Tantalizing Tomato Tidits

March 10, 2012

Family Features
Great appetizers are full of flavor to stimulate the appetite, but not so rich that they spoil it. To get that balance, look to fresh, flavorful ingredients like Florida tomatoes.
Ripe tomatoes add beautiful color, great taste, and a host of healthy nutrients — like vitamin C — to any appetizer. Chef Justin Timineri, known as the Florida Chef, and Florida Tomatoes have created some mouthwatering appetizer recipes using the versa­tile, tantalizing tomato.

Josephine M. Grimes to speak at Aglow

March 10, 2012

Sweetwater Aglow 

March 9th

Chowning crowned Miss Snake Charmer

March 9, 2012

Kayla Chowning was crowned Miss Snake Charmer Thursday night at the Municipal Auditorium. A sophomore at Sweetwater High School, she is the daughter of Wayne and Ann-G Chowning. Pageant coordinators said she is one of the youngest contestants to have won the title.

Another scam hits Sweetwater

March 9, 2012

Another scam has hit the Sweetwater community in the form of donation jars being placed at several local businesses.

Immediate snakebite treatment imperative to health

March 9, 2012

As Sweetwater celebrates the festivities of the 54th Annual World’s Largest Rattlesnake Round-up, local snakes will also begin to emerge from winter hibernation. Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) urges the community to know how to respond to snakebites.
Many different types of snakes can be found in Nolan County; some with poisonous venom that can have debilitating or even deadly consequences.

Remember to set clocks forward

March 9, 2012

Rattlesnake Round-up weekend is full of fun and excitement, which can leave residents a little worn out. The Monday after it may seem a little harder to wake up, but to make matters worse, this weekend is the beginning of daylight saving time.
Saturday night when you lay down, after this long weekend, make sure to set your clocks one hour forward.

Blotters for March 7, 2012

March 9, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 60 calls for service, issued seven citations and made three arrests on March 7, 2012.

The SPD received 31, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Family violence assault — 1400 block of Hughes.
• Assault — 1400 block of Hughes.

Arrested by SPD:
• Shawn Garza, 20 — Purchase/furnish alcohol.
• Elio Garza, 24 — Purchase/furnish alcohol.
• Christina Delacruz, 31 — Public intoxication.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had nine calls for service, served six civil papers and made one arrest on March 7, 2012.

Arrested by NCSO:

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