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March 17th, 2012

Help support the Annie Armstrong Easter offering

March 17, 2012

AVONDALE BAPTIST CHURCH
Hello everyone, from the Avondale Baptist Church family! If you are looking for a loving church home we would like to invite you to come and visit us and worship our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. We are located at 1405 Hoyt Street.
Our regular Sunday schedule is coffee fellowship at 9:20 a.m., Sunday school Bible study at 9:45 a.m., worship services at 10:50 a.m. and 6 p.m. and choir practice at 7 p.m. On Wednesday evening we have On-Mission groups for all ages at 7 p.m. If you need more information you can call the church at 325-235-5835.

March 16th

Jason D. Williams to perform in Sweetwater

March 16, 2012

Jason D. Williams will be bringing his energetic style of music to Sweetwater again, Friday, April 13, at the Municipal Auditorium, beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Hearing Williams and his great piano playing is entertaining in itself, but seeing him live is a whole different experience. This musician gets physically involved in his music. He rarely just sits at the piano, but is usually all around it. That’s why he’s often compared to music legend Jerry Lee Lewis.

Sanders speaks at Kiwanis Club meeting

March 16, 2012

The Sweetwater Kiwanis Club met for their weekly meeting on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at Bee's DĂ©cor.
The group heard a presentation from the resident director of the Hoyt House, Lindsey Sanders. Sanders spoke on the financial benefits available for veterans at the assisted living facility, along with the weekly activities, monthly community events and volunteer programs offered.

Gas price average increases 11 cents during Spring Break

March 16, 2012

AAA Texas recently conducted a Spring Break travel poll to identify how gas prices are affecting many Texans’ budgets, spending and spring break plans this year. As a result of current gas price increases, 61 percent of those surveyed said the recent high gasoline prices have affected their household budgets, compared to 51 percent in last spring’s poll.  This week the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in Texas is 11 cents more than the average last week, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch.  The current statewide average is $3.70. 

NCF Golf Classic next month

March 16, 2012

Members of the Nolan County Foundation are announcing their annual NCF Golf Classic scheduled for April 21, 2012 at the Sweetwater Country Club.
According to Jerry Riggs, President of the NCF, this event started in 2006 as a source of additional funding for spring graduates from Blackwell, Highland, Roscoe and Sweetwater high schools who desire to continue their education at any Texas college or university. Since its inception, the NCF has awarded $1,000 each to 133 graduating seniors.

Blotters for March 14, 2012

March 16, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 37 calls for service, issued no citations and made one arrest on March 14, 2012.

The SPD received 18, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Fraud — Sweetwater.
• Burglary of a vehicle — 200 block of E. Fourth.
• Theft — 1300 block of Silas.
• Theft — 700 block of NE Georgia.
• Criminal mischief — 100 block of W. 1st.
• Criminal mischief — 1200 block of Ragland.

Arrested by SPD:
• Michael Amos, 49 — Public intoxication.

Bob E. Lively

March 16, 2012

Bob E. Lively, age 74, died Friday, March 16, 2012, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene, Texas. He was born in San Antonio, Texas on Sept. 5, 1937, to Ruth Collins Lively and Houston Lively of Dilley, Texas. A memorial service celebrating Bob’s life will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 23, 2012, at Trinity Baptist Church, 1506 Santa Fe Street in Sweetwater, Texas with Rev. Ward Hayes presiding. McCoy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

March 15th

Mostly sunny weather expected

March 15, 2012

This afternoon will continue to be partly sunny, with a high near 80 according to the National Weather Service in San Angelo. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph will also be expected.
For tonight the forecast is mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southeast wind between 10 and 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph are expected.

Recipe of the Week: Delicious, no fuss desserts

March 15, 2012

Easy Trifle
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Serves: 2
2 Sara Lee Pound Cake Slices, or 2 (1/2-inch) slices from 1 package
of Sara Lee Pound Cake
1/2 cup Greek peach yogurt
1 cup light whipped topping, divided
1/4 cup sliced fresh peaches
1/4 cup whole raspberries
1 tablespoon toasted almonds
Thaw 2 pound cake slices according to package directions. Cut thawed pound cake into 1-inch cubes.
Mix yogurt with 1/2 cup light whipped topping, reserving remaining whipped topping for later.

Sweetwater growing and improving

March 15, 2012

Morgan Real Estate and Beall Abstract & Title Company on Oak Street in downtown Sweetwater have recently been receiving a facelift to their facades. The Nolan County Courthouse will also receive a new facade in the future and many ribbon cuttings by the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce are taking place this month.

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