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March 5th, 2012

Weekly sports calendar

March 5, 2012

MONDAY, MARCH 5
Baseball
Sweetwater JV and varsity at Midland Greenwood, 4:30 and 7 p.m. (Games moved up from Tuesday, March 6 due to TAKS testing for Sweetwater students on Wednesday, March 7).
TUESDAY, MARCH 6
Golf
Sweetwater varsity boys at Seminole tournament.
Sweetwater JV girls at Abilene tournament (Max-well Golf Course).
THURSDAY,
MARCH 8
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity plays at Abilene tournament.
Golf
Sweetwater JV boys at Breckenridge tournament.
Track
Sweetwater middle school teams compete at Clyde meet.
Roscoe junior high teams host meet.
FRIDAY, MARCH 9
Baseball

Mustangs open with two shutouts

March 5, 2012

After being the last school to make an appearance in its Wood Bat Classic at Newman Park, the host Sweetwater baseball team quickly made a strong im-pression Friday with back-to-back shutout wins.
The Mustangs opened by crushing Post 14-0 in their first game, then held off Wall 2-0 to complete the sweep. The victories pushed Sweetwater (4-3-1) over the .500 mark for the first time this season, though they still had two more games on Saturday to wrap up their annual three-day event.

Second place linksters

March 5, 2012

The Sweetwater girls golf team placed second at the Brownwood tournament that was held last week. Pictured from left are team members Molly Fincher, Elise Lawrence, Amy Witt, Haylee Stewart, Rachel Hunt, Alex Gomez and Alexis Castillo.

Lady ‘Stangs 2nd at B’wood tourney

March 5, 2012

The Sweetwater High School girls golf team won second place after firing a one-day 374 total this past Monday at the Brownwood Bluebonnet Invitational.
Sweetwater’s Alex Gomez took second place medalist honors after winning a play-off with Snyder’s Faith Wil-liams and Sabrina Castillo. All three shot 87s at the end of regulation, finishing just two shots behind Kayla Johnson of Wylie.

March 4th

Registration beings Monday for Big Country Biggest Winner contest

March 4, 2012

Big Country Biggest Loser Winner is coming to the Big Country next month for those who want to boost their New Year's Resolutions and are getting ready for summer and swimsuit season locally, as well as compete for a cash prize.
The contest, sponsored by the Big Country Medical Reserve Corps, The Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department, Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital, Rolling Plains Rural Health Clinic, Texas State Technical College and the Sweetwater Reporter will be from March 14 to May 14 with registration dates from March 5-15.

March 2nd

Morris Brothers visit Southeast Elementary

March 2, 2012

The Morris Brothers visited Southeast Elementary School and hosted an assembly on positive classroom behavior on Friday, Feb. 16. The Morris Brothers present across the nation on topics such as bullying, character, behavior and testing. The Morris Brothers presented a positive and upbeat message on bullying in and out of school and how to handle it when it occurs. The students, faculty and staff all took part in the presentation.

Ratings discussed at RPMH Board of Directors meeting

March 2, 2012

The Nolan County Hospital District Board of Directors met for their regularly monthly meeting on Monday night, Feb. 27, 2012 at the Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
The meeting opened with the annual 2011 Human Resource (HR) report that was given by Gay Nell Cherry, the hospital's HR director. Reports were given on patient care providers, non-patient care providers and turnover statistics from the past year.

Statewide gas price average increases a nickel

March 2, 2012

The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in Texas is a nickel more than the average last week, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. The current statewide average is $3.57.
The national average is $3.74, increasing 13 cents more than the average last week. The statewide average price is 17 cents less than the national average. The most expensive gasoline average in the state is in Dallas at $3.59. Amarillo is reporting the least expensive average in the state at $3.41 for a gallon of regular unleaded. 

USDA announces CRP general sign-up

March 2, 2012

Acting Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services (FFAS) Michael Scuse announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will conduct a four-week Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) general signup, beginning on March 12 and ending on April 6. CRP has a 25-year legacy of successfully protecting the nation's natural resources through voluntary participation, while providing significant economic and environmental benefits to rural communities across the United States.

Blotters for February 29, 2012

March 2, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 46 calls for service, issued three citations and made two arrests on Feb. 29, 2012.

The SPD received 36, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 100 block of SW Georgia.
• 900 block of Lamar.

Calls for service:
• Open container in vehicle x2 — 900 block of Lamar.
• Fraud — 900 block of Lamar.
• Criminal trespass — 1900 block of Douglas.
Arrested by SPD:
• Raymond Frank Gonzales, 20 — Accident involving injury.
• Male juvenile, 12 — Possession of marijuana in a drug free zone.

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