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September 2nd, 2011

Hoyt Mulanax displays art

September 2, 2011

Hoyt Mulanax of Sweetwater is this month’s Artist of the Month and has many of his watercolor and acrylic paintings displayed at the County-City Library in Sweetwater. His drawings started with a line and a dot — an airplane at age 4 — and has progressed well beyond that. In early August of this year Hoyt started doing caricatures of celebrities in ball point pen and those are also on display. All of the paintings on display are for sale.

Legislation regulating speed limits takes effect

September 2, 2011

Texas motorists may notice some changes to speed limit signs in the next several months, as new laws regulating speed limits on the roadways of the state highway system begin to take effect.

Blotters for August 31, 2011

September 2, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 58 calls for service, issued 12 citations and made one arrest on Aug. 31, 2011.

The SPD received 23, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 500 block of SE Georgia.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 1400 block of Bristol.
• Assault — 1400 block of Bristol.
• Assault — 900 block of Circle Drive.
• Terroristic threat — 500 block of Newman.
• Forgery — 900 block of Thomas.

Arrested by SPD
• Kevin Rogers, 19 — Possession of marijuana.

Hawley runs past Plowboys

September 2, 2011

For most of the first half, a young Roscoe team held its own with Hawley in the opening game of the seventh annual Sammy Baugh Classic on Thursday.
But the Bearcats forced six fumbles, racked up nearly 500 yards of offense and pulled away in the second half for a 45-7 victory.
Roscoe (0-2) pulled off the game’s longest scoring play on an 81-yard run by sophomore Luke Rovig in the second quarter, and Eric Padilla’s extra point tied the game up at 7 apiece. But Hawley (2-0) answered with a five-play, 80-yard drive to regain a 14-7 lead and the Bearcats never looked back.

Local six-man teams try again for 1st win today

September 2, 2011

Blackwell and Highland are back in action today as Nolan County’s two six-man teams will again try to pick up their first wins of 2011.
Both teams are on the road as Blackwell (0-1) goes to Lohn (0-1) and Highland pays a visit to Loraine (0-1). Both games kick off at 7:30 p.m. Next week, Highland has its home opener against Novice and Blackwell entertains Lueders-Avoca to celebrate homecoming.

September 1st

SW hosts No. 9 Monahans

September 1, 2011

For most local football observers, the jury is still out on just how good this year’s Sweetwater team is after the Mustangs’ 10-0 victory over Vernon in their season opener.
The defense had a shutout for the first time in the Craig Slaughter era and the kicking game was rock solid with Tadeo Canon-Masjoan nailing his kickoffs deep, as well as kicking a 32-yard field goal and his only extra point attempt. The latter came after Ryan Linebaugh scored Sweetwater’s only touchdown on a 1-yard run in the second period.

Roscoe opens Classic tonight against Hawley

September 1, 2011

It was almost exactly one year ago when Roscoe gave Jonathan Haseloff his first win as the team’s head coach with a 19-6 victory over Hawley.
Today in the opener of the Sammy Baugh Classic at Sweetwater’s Mustang Bowl, the Plowboys (0-1) try to duplicate that feat when they face Hawley (1-0). The kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.

SHS falls at Cooper

September 1, 2011

ABILENE — The Sweetwater High School volleyball team lost by a 3-0 count Tuesday at Abilene Cooper as the hosts prevailed by scores of 25-16, 25-20, 25-23.
Sweetwater (12-11) will be not see any action this weekend. However, the Lady Mustangs will return to Mustang Gym for the first time since Aug. 9 by hosting Lamesa next Tuesday.

Local 4-H students honored at annual banquet

September 1, 2011

Nolan County 4-H held their annual banquet to honor members and adults for their participation in 4-H for the 2010-2011 year. Shown are Nolan County 4-H students honored at the banquet. They are (back row) Yates Cypert, Parker Scott, Colton Scott, (front row) Cameron Lujan, Katie Pantoja and Kevin Pantoja. Not Pictured are Ryan Lujan, Dylan Miles and Julia Rees.

SISD holds public hearing on budget

September 1, 2011

The SISD (Sweetwater Independent School District) Board of Trustees met for a special-called meeting on Tuesday evening, Aug. 30, 2011 at the Administration Building.
The brief meeting took place to offer a public hearing regarding the 2011-2012 budget, though no one was in attendance to offer input.

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