November 1st, 2011
Have you ever dreamed of owning your own business, but donâ€™t know how to get started? Do you already own a business that has room for improvement or has unmet growth potential and you would take it to the next level? Then you are invited to one or both of two upcoming workshops that offer some innovative tools and strategies that will help you turn your dream for a successful business into reality.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 141 calls for service, issued 17 citations and made five arrests from Oct. 28-30, 2011.
The SPD received 53, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Family violence assault â€”Â 2100 block of E. Broadway.
â€˘ Assault â€”Â 1400 block of Josephine.
â€˘ Theft â€”Â 10 block of Industrial Drive.
â€˘ Family violence assault â€”Â 900 block of Circle Drive.
â€˘ Burglary of a vehicle â€”Â 900 block of Locust.
â€˘ Criminal mischief â€”Â 1600 block of Grand.
â€˘Â Robbery â€” 100 block of SW Georgia.
Arrested by SPD:
â€˘ Raymond Doak, 52 â€”Â Warrant.
â€˘Â Male Juvenile, 14 â€”Assault.
Sweetwater Animal Control currently has three dogs available for adoption.
One of the adoptable pets is a white female labrador mix puppy. Another of the adoptable pets is a brown male terrier mix (shown). Another of the adoptable pets is a brown male chihuahua.
According to Sweetwater's new animal control officer, Don Kite, animals that are picked up are kept for a minimum of three days, but he tries to keep them from a week to 10 days. "I like to give these animals a chance and would rather have someone adopt them than to have to put them down."
Erma Lee (Haywood) Audsley passed away 31 October 2011 after a long battle with Parkinsonâ€™s disease. Visitation will be from 7-8:30 p.m. on Tuesday Nov. 1, at Mount Moriah Terrace Park Funeral Home. There will be a funeral service at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at Gashland United Presbyterian Church, 8029 N. Oak Tfwy, Kansas City, Mo. followed by interment at Evergreen Cemetery in Dewitt, Carroll County, Missouri.
TUESDAY, NOV. 1
Sweetwater girls play tri-team scrimmage at Merkel (Sweetwater, Merkel and Eula) starting at 4;30 p.m..
Roscoe JV and varsity girls host Loraine (scrimmage), 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Highland JV and varsity girls vs. Winters (scrimmage) starting at 4 p.m.
Blackwell varsity girls vs. Panther Creek (scrimmage), 6 p.m.
THURSDAY, NOV. 3
Sweetwater JV White and Red have open dates (seasons completed).
Roscoe junior high hosts Rotan 8th grade, 5 p.m.
Roscoe JV hosts Rotan JV, 6:30 p.m.
Highland junior high at Hermleigh, 6 p.m.
Highland JV has an open date.
Sweetwater High Schoolâ€™s girls golf team shot an 802 at the Abilene ISD Hallow-een Invitational Oct. 21-22.
Amy Witt shot 94-96-190, Alex Gomez shot 98-94-192, Rachel Hunt shot 110-100-210 and Laney Wallace shot 111-105-216. Molly Fincher (99) and Haylee Stewart (111) also played rounds.
All four Sweetwater teams ended their seasons by hosting Brownwoood this past Thursday in middle school volleyball action.
The eighth grade White won 25-9, 25-12; the eighth grade Red lost 14-25, 19-25; the seventh grade White lost 25-18, 13-25, 20-25; and the seventh grade Red won 25-18, 27-29, 25-20.
Hunter Tolbert used a 6-iron for his second career ace when playing Oct. 23 at Sweetwater Country Club on the No. 2 hole.
Witnesses to Tolbertâ€™s feat were Loren Bryant, Bob Carr and Todd Henderson.
Many families attended the Fall Festival held at First Baptist Church on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011. Shown (right) is church member Judy Clayton helping a little princess retrieve a prize from the fishing booth.
Over the past two decades childhood and adolescent obesity has risen at an alarming rate.
Here are just some of the statistics: