August 4th, 2012
The only laundromat in Sweetwater, Quick-Wash received a large load this past week. A total of 25 new washers were installed in addition to the 18 new dryers that have already been installed. Customers were still able to wash their laundry that day as only one row was installed at a time.
AVONDALE BAPTIST CHURCH
Greetings to everyone from the Avondale Baptist Church family! We would like to invite you to come and visit us if you are looking for a loving church family. We welcome you to come and worship our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ with us. We have Sunday school classes for all ages and we have great teachers for all of the classes. We are located at 1405 Hoyt Street.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 58 calls for service, issued three citations and made four arrests on Aug. 2, 2012.
The SPD received 47, 911 calls.
â€¢ Broadway and Bluebonnet.
Calls for service:
â€¢ Burglary of a building â€” 300 block of Alamo.
â€¢ Criminal mischief â€” 600 block of W. Alabama.
â€¢ Theft â€” 800 block of San Carlos.
â€¢ Burglary of a habitation â€” 200 block of W. Fifth.
Arrested by SPD:
â€¢ Felecity Gonzales, 26 â€” Theft.
â€¢ Adriana Jiminez, 22 â€” Warrant.
â€¢ Crystal Jiminez, 19 â€” Warrant.
Football athletes at all four of the high schools located in Nolan County are scheduled to report for their first workouts on Monday.
A volleyball camp will be held starting Monday, Aug. 6 at the Sweetwater Middle School gym on 305 Lamar Street.
Two sessions will be held. Students who have completed grades 6-7 will attend from 9-11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, Aug. 6-10, while students who have completed grades 3-5 will attend camp from 1-3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, Aug. 6-9.
This yearâ€™s camp fee will be $35 and includes a T-shirt.
Sweetwater High School officially kicks off its 2012 volleyball season Monday with the first practices, followed by the teamsâ€™ first scrimmages just four days later and then the Lady Mustangsâ€™ opening season matches Monday, Aug. 13.
SHS head coach Liz Miller expects between 45 and 50 athletes to report Monday at 6:30 a.m. Morning workouts will be from 7:15 a.m. to noon with a 45-minute break in between, followed by a 90-minute lunch break and an afternoon practice from 1:30-4 p.m.
Reserved ticket sales for the general public to all five Sweetwater High School football games for 2012 will on sale starting Monday, Aug. 6 during regular summer business hours at the Sweetwater ISD administration office on 2o7 Musgrove Street. The summer business hours for the Sweetwater ISD are 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Monday through Thursday and from 8 a.m. to noon on Friday. For more information, call the administration office at 235-8601, ext. 116.
â€˜Meet the Coachesâ€™
is Aug. 16 at D-Queen
The T.A.G. Teen Ministry at the Word of God Church recently attended Extreme Camps.
"We had a glorious time with five days of spiritual exhortation, feeding of the Word, exalting our Lord and showing the love of God to our brothers and sisters in Christ and the lost at camp. We had a commitment as a ministry together to unify in one mind, one heart, and one spirit," said Pastor Dale Stowe.
Phone scams, unfortunately, are continuing to target the region, but this time the calls are being made from international areas.
Elsie Armstead of Roscoe shared her experience of an attempted phone scam, noting that the call came up as "Kingston Jim" on her Caller ID. However, she said that the name is a cover-up for Kingston, Jamaica, the capital of the country.
A fire that burned 20 acres on Wednesday near County Road 143 and County Road 144 rekindled on Thursday and firefighters battled the blaze until about midnight on Thursday. They continued to monitor the fire on Friday morning as well.
Battling the blaze were the Sweetwater Fire Department, Texas Forest Service, Maryneal Volunteer Fire Department, Nolan Volunteer Fire Department and Lake Sweetwater Volunteer Fire Department.