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November 29th, 2011

Appointments, reappointments made at County meeting

November 29, 2011

The Nolan County Commissioners met for their regular meeting on Monday morning, Nov. 28, 2011 at the Nolan County Courthouse.
Two presentations were given regarding county capital improvement financing from Specialized Public Finance Inc. and Coastal Securities.
Two representatives with Specialized Public Finance Inc. gave a walk through of the financing process. Several parties are involved in the matter, including a financial advisor, bond counsel, an underwriter, paying agent, credit rating agency and credit enhancement companies.

Blotters for November 25-27, 2011

November 29, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 101 calls for service, issued 39 citations and made seven arrests from Nov. 25-27, 2011.

The SPD received 33, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 600 block of Grape.

Calls for service:
• Indecency with a child — Sweetwater.
• Criminal mischief — 300 block of Patterson.
• Theft — 200 block of NE Georgia.

Arrested by SPD:
• Jane Howe, 46 — Making alcohol available to minors.
• James Tollison, 33 — Family violence assault.
• Female juvenile, 15 — Order for apprehension.
• Sarah Hernandez, 33 — Warrants/manufacturing/delivery of marijuana.

Dawn Roxene Centner

November 29, 2011

Funeral services for Dawn Roxene Centner, 64, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011, at the Church of God of Prophecy with Rev. Donald Hunt officiating. She will be cremated. Arrangements are under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Centner died Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, at her home.
She was born Feb. 10, 1947, in Syracuse, New York. She married Everett Centner on Dec. 18, 1965, in Cazenovia, NY. Dawn was a homemaker and had worked at Nolan Nursing and Rehab as a CNA. She moved to Sweetwater in September of 1983 and was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy.

This week’s basketball

November 29, 2011

TUESDAY, NOV. 29
Sweetwater boys host Wall — freshmen at 5 p.m., JV at 6:30 p.m., varsity at 8 p.m. (all 3 games moved to the Sweetwater Middle School gym)
Sweetwater girls at Clyde — freshmen at 4 p.m., JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p.m.
Roscoe JV and varsity teams host Hawley starting at 4 p.m.
Highland JV and varsity girls vs. McCamey at Grady starting at 4:45 p.m.
Blackwell varsity teams at Jayton starting at 5 p.m.
THURSDAY, DEC. 1
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade boys host Big Spring, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
TOURNAMENTS

SHS to hold football banquet on Dec. 12

November 29, 2011

Sweetwater High School will hold its annual football banquet Monday, Dec. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex.
The tickets to this year’s banquet will be available for $10 each at the SHS field-house until noon on Dec. 8. SHS football players, cheerleaders and student trainers will not be required to buy a ticket. The junior varsity White and Red and varsity teams will be recognized for their hard work and dedica-tion this year, and cheer-leaders and student trainers will also be introduced and thanked. A highlight video will also be shown.

Bowl-a-Rama tourney Dec. 15

November 28th

SISD schools awarded

November 28, 2011

Several Gold Star Awards were presented during the SISD (Sweetwater Independent School District) Board of Trustees meeting on Monday evening, Nov. 21, 2011 at the Administration Building.
The Gold Performance Acknowledgment awards recognize school districts and campuses that have attained high performance indicators. However, the standards have been raised by 5%, making the award harder to come by.
SHS (Sweetwater High School) was given a Gold Star for Commended Performance in Social Studies; SMS (Sweetwater Middle School) also achieved Commended Performance in Social Studies.

Community meetings begin today

November 28, 2011

On Monday, Nov.

Lay presented certificate of service

November 28, 2011

Jeff Lay, right, sign technician in the Nolan County maintenance section, is presented a Certificate of Service by Lauren Garduño, P.E. Lay, a 15-year employee with the Texas Department of Transportation, was honored for his longevity during a recent supervisors meeting in Abilene. In addition to the framed certificate, he received a 15-year service pin and an ice chest, his gift of choice. Garduño is the Abilene District Engineer.

Mustangs win honors

November 28, 2011

Twelve Sweetwater High School football players have earned all-District 5-3A recognition for their outstanding play this past season.
Four were named to the first team — senior utility back Sam Nemir, senior tight end Gabriel Medellin, senior defensive lineman Mateo Gonzales and junior cornerback Nick Nemir, Sam’s younger brother.

November 26th

SHS spikers are honored

November 26, 2011

Six volleyball players from Sweetwater High School have received all-District 5-3A recognition, with three named to the first team.
Sweetwater’s first teamers are Kathleen Campbell, who made it for the second straight year as a middle blocker; Kendra Crosson at outside hitter; and Suede Shirley at setter. All three are juniors. Shirley was named to the second team as a sophomore and Crosson was named as the district’s newcomer of the year.

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