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May 10th, 2011

Men save two from burning car

May 10, 2011

Two Taylor Electric Cooperative employees are being called heroes after they pulled two women from a burning vehicle Monday afternoon. It happened on County Road 196 near the town of Nolan around 1 p.m. According to Sweetwater's Fire Chief, Grant Madden, two women were trapped in their car after an accident when it caught fire. The fire was said to be caused by the women trying to get out of the loose dirt and tires spinning on the dirt.

Fire season continues in Nolan County

May 10, 2011

Sweetwater firefighters extinguished flames from a burning vehicle Wednesday on Highway 70 in Nolan County. The cause of the blaze in unknown, according to Sweetwater Fire Chief Grant Madden.

Mateo Caballero

May 10, 2011

Mateo Caballero went to be with the lord on May 10, 2011 at 4 a.m. at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene. He was surrounded at his bed side by his daughters, Rosa, Sylvia, Margie, Mickey, Matilda and granddaughter, Sandy.
Mateo Caballero was born in Kennedy, Texas on March 11, 1923. He was 88 years old. He lived a happy life in Sweetwater for 44 years. He was a loving and wonderful husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He was a member of Highland Baptist Church. He married Maria Limones on Sept. 5, 1942 in Violet, Texas.

Tony Wayne Fisher

May 10, 2011

A memorial service for Tony Wayne Fisher, 42, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, 2011, at Word of God Church in Sweetwater with Rev. Dale Stowe officiating.
Fisher died Monday, May 9, 2011, at Nolan Nursing and Rehab.

Thomas Mirron Sanders

May 10, 2011

Thomas Mirron Sanders, age 76, passed away Sunday, May 8, 2011 in Monahans, TX. He was born May 9, 1934 in Hermleigh, TX; to William and Marietta (George) Sanders.
Thomas was a member of the Church of God in Kermit, TX and loved to fish.

Blotters for May 10, 2011

May 10, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 212 calls for service, issued 13 citations and made nine arrests from May 5-8, 2011.

The SPD received 93, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Cruelty to animal — 1000 block of Oak.
• Burglary — 700 block of Neff.
• Information only — 200 block of Jenny George.
• Burglary of a motor vehicle — 1500 block of Josephine.
• Evading arrest/detention — 200 block of FK Williams.
• Burglary of a vehicle — 1000 block of View.
• Theft — 600 block of Pecan.
• Theft — 800 block of E. 16th.
• Burglary of a vehicle — 1700 block of Hailey.

Sandusky is hoping to end two-sport career with medal

May 10, 2011

The state meet in Austin represents the pinnacle for high school track and field athletes. And for Callie Sandusky of Highland, it will be a chance to end her two-sport career by bringing home a state medal.
Sandusky, a senior, will be making her first state appearance when she com-petes in the Class 1A girls high jump at 6 p.m. Friday. She qualified with a second-place jump of 5-4 at regionals, a personal best effort that tied Highland’s school record set in 1984 by Brandye (Owens) Wilson, now a teacher at Highland.

May 9th

Roscoe students graduate with degrees

May 9, 2011

The Roscoe Collegiate High School celebrated a high achievement on Friday night, May 6 at the Coliseum in Snyder.
Over 50% of the graduating seniors attained the unique goal of graduating with an Associate's degree from Western Texas College in Snyder. The 13 seniors also have the distinct honor of graduating high school with the Associate's degree three weeks in advance of receiving their high school degrees.

Clowns take reading seriously at the County-City Library

May 9, 2011

Want to learn what it takes to soar on the flying trapeze or just what goes into those cream pies that the clowns throw? Or maybe learn some fun facts about one of the more than 100 cities the mile-long circus train visits or how to teach your old dog a new trick? Then join David and Cherie Gregg, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Ambassadors of Laughter, for some serious fun on Thursday, May 12 at 4 p.m. at the County-City Library in Sweetwater.

USG announces retirement

May 9, 2011

USG announced the retirement of John Campbell, Quality Technician, after 30 years of dedicated service. John selected a laptop computer as his retirement gift. The employees of the Sweetwater Plant would like to thank John for his years of dedicated service, his personal commitment to safety and for his impact on the outstanding achievements of the plant over the years. Shown is John Campbell (right) accepting his retirement plaque from Plant Manager, Buck Cason.

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