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September 23rd, 2011

Bernard Ferris

September 23, 2011

Bernard Joe Ferris passed away on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, in Abilene, Texas. Bernie was born Nov. 16, 1922, in Denver Colorado, and grew up in Lakewood, Colorado. He received a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in geological engineering from the Colorado School of Mines where he was awarded Shell Oil Company’s first graduate fellowship in petroleum geology.

Local Sports Calendar

September 23, 2011

TODAY
Football
Sweetwater varsity at Midland Greenwood, 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe varsity hosts Munday (Mum Night), 7:30 p.m.
Blackwell varsity will host Highland varsity, 7:30 p.m.
Volleyball
Sweetwater teams at Big Spring (district openers) — freshmen and JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p.m.
SATURDAY
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity plays Andrews, Midland Christian and Wolfforth Frenship in Midland starting at 10 a.m.

Freshman volleyball team

September 23, 2011

Sweetwater High School’s freshman volleyball team plays its district opener at Big Spring today. Team members are, back row standing from left, coach Jessica Withrow, Zanisha Williams, Abby McPherson, Bailey Ber-nal, Corynn Martin, Caroline Brennan, Kala Wofford, Dana Hohn, Savanna Hall, Kori-Ana Gutierrez; middle row, Katie Melendrez, Isabel Mendez, Marissa Duran, Megan Holsey, Valeria Zavaleta; front row, Alexis Castillo, Marina Duran and Maddie Jones.

JV volleyball team

September 23, 2011

Sweetwater High School’s junior varsity volleyball team also plays its district opener at Big Spring today. Team members are, back row standing from left, coach Al Miller, Lexi Stewart, Whitnee Murff, Kayla Chowning, Zanesha Collins, Destiny Osteen, Allison Winslett, Shaneese Brown, Sage Nelson, manager Ashley Erwin; middle row, Caroline Lawrence, Alexis Thompson, Bri Painter, Micaela Reschman, Lena Lovelady, Karlee Murff, Janell Walker; front row, Anna Venegas, Alexis Williams, Megan Carney, Trinity Wright (manager), Katherine Montoya and Vanessa Rodriguez.

September 22nd

Rattlesnake Republic to film at Mustang Bowl

September 22, 2011

The SISD (Sweetwater Independent School District) Board of Directors held a regular meeting on Monday evening, Sept. 19, 2011 at the Administration Building.
A public hearing took place concerning the FIRST Rating report, though no one was in attendance to offer input. A brief overview on the report was given by SISD Business Manager Nathan Elhert, citing specific indicators within the report that regarded the district.

Maintaining trees during a drought

September 22, 2011

Being as it has been one of the driest years on record for the State of Texas, homeowners’ landscapes have suffered. Letting your grass go is not a huge loss, since grass can be re-seeded without a huge cost. However, replacing trees and large shrubs can be very expensive. That is why some landscapers suggest making it a priority to save your trees and not to worry too much about your lawn.

Roscoe Mum Night set for Friday, Sept. 23

September 22, 2011

Mum Night Activities will be held at Roscoe on Friday, Sept. 23.
Football Beau and Sweetheart nominees are Isabel Aguayo, Eric Padilla, Jacinda Morales, Devon Carter, Lynnsi Moses, Corey Hatcher, Shlana Mitchell and Matthew Cuellar.
Band Beau and Sweetheart nominees are Crystal Luna, Eduardo Gallegos, Natalie Anthony, Landon Jones, Amy Holley, Jose Rangel and Alura Renteria.

Blotters for September 20, 2011

September 22, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 52 calls for service, issued two citations and made one arrest on Sept. 20, 2011.

The SPD received 14, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 100 block of S. Hopkins.
• Unauthorized use of a vehicle — 800 block of NW Georgia.
• Criminal mischief — 1600 block of Sam Houston.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had eight calls for service, served two civil papers and made two arrests on Sept. 20, 2011.

Arrested by NCSO:
• Cynthia Marie Baeza, 22, of Sweetwater — Warrant/capias pro fine.

Arrested by DPS:

Clayton Dee Hardin

September 22, 2011

Clayton Dee Hardin, age 47, of Sweetwater, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, at Hendrick Medical Center. 
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, at Sweetwater Cemetery with Rev. Lester Cavitt officiating. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home. 
Clayton Dee Hardin was born on Oct. 14, 1963, in Sweetwater, Texas to Arland Dee and Elizabeth Ann Hardin. He worked as a waiter at Lisa’s Cocina for many years. 

Local Sports Calendar

September 22, 2011

THURSDAY, SEPT. 22
Football
Sweetwater 7th grade teams play at Midland Greenwood, 5 and 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater 8th grade teams at Midland Greenwood, 5:30 and 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater JV Red will host Midland Green-wood, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV White will host Midland Green-wood, 6:30 p.m.
Roscoe junior high at Munday (8th grade), 5 p.m.
Roscoe JV at Munday, 6:30 p.m.
Highland junior high hosts Blackwell junior high, 6 p.m.
Highland JV will host Blackwell JV, 7:30 p.m.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 23
Football
Sweetwater varsity at Midland Greenwood, 7:30 p.m.

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