February 10th, 2012
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 43 calls for service, issued three citations and made five arrests on Feb. 9, 2012.
The SPD received 15, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â˘ Burglary of a habitation âÂ 1300 block of James.
â˘ Seized marijuana âÂ 1000 block of Oak.
Arrested by SPD:
â˘ Brian Wiltse, 35 â Warrant.
â˘ Carlos Zamora, 25 â Insurance hold.
â˘ Bobby Rayson, 49 â Warrant.
â˘ Fidel Zapata, 41 â Warrant.
â˘ Amanda Zetzman, 23 â Evading arrest/detention.
Broadway Baptist Church
I remember reading a story long ago about a little girl who came home from school all excited saying, âMommy, today, we learned about Sleeping Beauty.â The mom replied, âReally, I remember that story. They lived happily ever after.âÂ âNo mommy, they got married!â exclaimed the little girl.
The 2011-12 basketball season ends today for the Roscoe boys and the Sweetwater, Highland and Blackwell boys finish up Tuesday, leaving Highlandâs girls as the countyâs only playoff-bound team after ending their season with a win at Westbrook this past Friday.
But the Lady Hornets will get in another game this week when they face New Home in a playoff warmup. The game is in Hermleigh and tips off at 8 p.m. today.
Sweetwaterâs boys are idle today before ending their 2011-12 season next Tuesday at Snyder.
Amazing Muffin Cups
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Yield: 12 servings
3 cups refrigerated shredded hash browns
3 tablespoons melted butter
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
12 links Johnsonville Original
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded 4-cheese
Mexican blend cheese
1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper
Chopped fresh chives or green onions,
Place 12 paper liners in a muffin pan; spray liners with cooking spray.
After months of intense preparation for this seasonâs FLL robotics competition challenge dubbed âFood Factor,â the Bacteria Ninjas from Sweetwater Middle School took their plastic blocks and brains to the table to compete at the fourth annual North Texas FIRST LEGOÂŽ League (FLL) Regional Championship Robotics Tournament on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012. Coached by Shana Hrbacek, Bacteria Ninja members were Anna Espinoza, Christa Martin, Abby Garcia, Bella Pena and Abby Lynch. The Bacteria Ninjas were sponsored by Ludlum Measurements in Sweetwater.
ABILENE â The annual Texas Farm, Ranch, Wildlife Expo is set for Feb. 21-22 on the grounds of the Taylor County Expo Center, located at 1700 State Highway 36 in Abilene. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 21 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 22.
The event is sponsored by the Texas AgriLife Extension Service and the Abilene Chamber of Commerce.
AARP and IRS will sponsor as a public service free income tax return preparation, including e-file at four locations this year.
â˘ Fisher County Courthouse in Roby on March 1 and April 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
â˘ County-City Library Community Room in Sweetwater, located at 206 Elm Street on Feb. 13, March 12 and April 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
â˘ SNAP in Sweetwater is having some repairs done so location will be changed.
â˘ Senior Citizen Center on Avenue M in Snyder on March 7 and April 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Note: The regular season ended on Tuesday for all area high school girls basketball teams.
THURSDAY, FEB. 9
Sweetwater boys and girls teams compete at Clyde meet.
Sweetwater varsity and JV teams at Haskell (scrimmage) starting at 4 p.m.
Sweetwater JV teams play at season-opening San Angelo Lake View tournament.
FRIDAY, FEB. 10
Sweetwater boys have open date.
Roscoe JV and varsity boys host Munday. 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Highland JV and varsity boys play at Hermleigh starting at 5 p.m.
Sweetwater lost to Brownwood in season-ending District 5-3A girls basketball action here Tuesday to finish 1-7 in district play and 15-18 overall. Shown here is Candice Hernandez (23) trying to make a move against Brownwoodâs Ashley Vaccaro. Hernandez and two other Lady Mustang seniors played their final game.
Sweetwaterâs girls power-lifting team placed second overall and had two individual winners Saturday at a meet in Grape Creek.
Sweetwaterâs individual winners were Loni Mendez in the 181-pound class and Joslyn Rosas in the 220-pound class. Mendez lifted a total of 760 pounds, while Rosas lifted 730 pounds.