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February 2nd, 2012

Heart luncheon this Friday

February 2, 2012

The annual Go Red for Women luncheon will be held on Friday, Feb. 3, 2012 at the Sweetwater TSTC (Texas State Technical College) campus.
Tickets for the luncheon are $10 per person. Businesses can sponsor a table for $80, which will include six tickets and promotional benefits with the business's logo at the table.
To purchase your ticket, contact Jerrie Gee at Texas National Bank at 235-4997 or 235-2707 (home). Tickets can also be bought through Janis McDowell at First Financial Trust or Joni Coons at TSTC.

Nemir to play at HSU

February 2, 2012

Sam Nemir (seated at table), a senior at Sweetwater High School, has committed to play college football at Hardin-Simmons University. A ceremony was held to announce Nemir’s decision Wednesday morning at the high school library. Among those who attended were members of Nemir’s family. They included brothers Nick (far left) and Max as well as mother Marina and father Gordon. Nick, a junior, and Sam played together on the 2011 varsity football team at SHS with both winning all-district and all-Big Country recognition.

Sweetwater loses Brownwood, gains Monahans and G'wood

February 2, 2012

Sweetwater's district for the next two years will be slightly bigger and not necessarily any easier.
The University Interscholastic League announced its realignment today, and Sweetwater's new district (4-3A) will still include Wylie, Big Spring and Snyder from the current five-team District 5-3A, plus newcomers Monahans and Midland Greenwood to make a six-team district. Brownwood, which is the other school currently in District 5-3A, moves to District 8-3A to face a whole new set of opponents, none of them located near Sweetwater or Abilene.

TNB hosts Chamber Coffee

February 2, 2012

Texas National Bank hosted this month’s Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce coffee event. Employees and Chamber members mingled over coffee and treats on Wednesday morning, Feb. 1, 2012.

Blotters for January 31, 2012

February 2, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 49 calls for service, issued two citation and made one arrest on Jan. 31, 2012.

The SPD received 55, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Disorderly conduct — 300 block of Lamar.
• Theft — 200 block of E .Fourth.
• Theft — 200 block of W. Alabama.

Arrested by SPD:
• Female juvenile, 10 — False report to peace officer.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had eight calls for service, served two civil papers and made no arrests on Jan. 31, 2012.
Calls for service:
• Stray livestock — CR 216/CR 228.
• Burglary — CR 196.

Local sports calendar

February 2, 2012

Sports Editor’s Note: Today’s Sweetwater Middle School ‘A’ boys basketball games against TLCA have been cancelled.
FRIDAY, FEB. 3
Basketball
Sweetwater girls at Wylie — JV at 4:30 p.m., varsity at 6 p.m., freshmen at 7:30 p.m.
Sweetwater boys at Wylie — JV at 4:30 p.m., freshmen at 6 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe teams host Hamlin — JV girls at 4 p.m., JV boys at 5:15 pm., varsity girls at 6:30 p.m., varsity boys at 8 p.m.
Highland JV and varsity girls and boys at Westbrook starting at 4 p.m.
Blackwell varsity girls and boys host Water Valley starting at 6:30 p.m.
Golf

Lifters finish 2nd at Abilene

February 2, 2012

The Sweetwater boys had a second-place team finish Saturday when it competed at a powerlifting meet held at Abilene High School.

Plowboys and Hornets lose

February 2, 2012

Roscoe and Highland suffered losses in area boys high school basketball action Tuesday. Roscoe lost to Rotan, 50-42, in its game as the Plowboys fell to 1-6 in District 9-A, Division I, while Highland fell to Trent 46-45 in the teams’ District 11-A, Division II contest.
Ron Covington scored 23 points for Highland, but no other player was able to reach double figures as the Hornets fell to 5-19 overall and 2-7 in district.

JV girls get lone win vs. B-Spring

February 2, 2012

TUESDAY’S
SWEETWATER
SUB-VARSITY BASKETBALL RESULTS
at Big Spring
Sweetwater JV girls 32,
Big Spring JV girls 26
Sweetwater points: Claire Williams 13, Kayla Chowning 6, Karlee Murff 4, Larissa Locklar 2, Mikki Reschman 2, Shaneese Brown 2, Taylor McPherson 2, Maddie Jones 1. Halftime score: Sweetwater 22, Big Spring 12. Sweetwater records: 17-5 season, 5-1 district.
Big Spring
freshman girls 44,
Sweetwater
freshman girls 39

February 1st

First trash picking event a success

February 1, 2012

Several teams helped in the First Annual Sweetwater Trash Pickers event held Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. The teams cleaned up Alabama Street from the Interstate 20 exit to Newman Street. About 45 people showed up to the event and picked up everything from golf balls, dirty diapers, tools, beer bottles, Styrofoam cups and straws, Lotto tickets and much more.
"It was amazing how much ground we covered in two hours," said event organizer Russ Petty. "It was great to see how many people care about our little corner of the world."

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