April 20th, 2012
The UIL really likes the number â€śthreeâ€ť.
On Saturday, March 17, in Sipapu, New Mexico the Sipapu Ski Resort held its 9th Annual Cardboard Derby. The Cardboard Derby continues to grow in participants and spectators every year. This yearâ€™s event the â€śTeam Divisionâ€ť was won again by â€śThe West Texas Wind Runnersâ€ť consisting of team members Chris Hamlin (duct tape specialist), James Hamlin (driver) and Dustin Baker (stability).
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 67 calls for service, issued 26 citations and made five arrests on April 18, 2012.
The SPD received eight, 911 calls.
â€˘ 1000 block of Mulberry.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Assault â€” 100 block of S. Hopkins.
â€˘ Deadly conduct â€” 1600 block of Grand.
Arrested by SPD:
â€˘ Male juvenile, 14 â€” Criminal trespass.
â€˘ Dylan Kirkpatrick, 17 â€” Disorderly conduct/possession of marijuana.
â€˘ Chase Ramsey, 17 â€” Disorderly conduct.
â€˘ Frank Diaz, 30 â€” Family violence assault.
â€˘ Brittany Kincaid, 18 â€” Public intoxication.
James F. (Buster) Dunn was born on Jan. 4, 1929, in Crowley, Texas. He passed away on Thursday, April 19, 2012, at the Texas State Veterans Home in Big Spring, at the age of 83.
FRIDAY, APRIL 20
Sweetwater varsity hosts Big Spring, 7 p.m.
Roscoe hosts regional qualifiers meet.
SATURDAY, APRIL 21
Sweetwater JV at Big Spring, 1 p.m.
Despite a 2-5 record in district play and an 11-0 loss to Snyder here Tuesday, the Sweetwater High School baseball team enters todayâ€™s regular season finale against Big Spring with solid hopes of reaching the playoffs for the first time since 2004.
SAN ANGELO â€” The Sweetwater High School girls golf team shot a 409 in Thursdayâ€™s final round of the Region I-3A tournament to finish in fourth place with a two-day 817 total.
Sweetwater finished well back of the top two teams. Andrews (325-643) and Snyder (370-742) grabbed the two berths and advance to the state tournament in Austin on May 2-3.
The Sweetwater Young Guns baseball team recently went to Wichita Falls to play in a USSSA 10-and-under tournament. In pool games, Sweetwater defeated the Breckenridge Mean Green 9-2 and the Holliday Eagles 12-6. Sweetwater ended up as the No. 2 seed going into bracket play until Mother Nature took over.
After some necessary renovations, the 7-Eleven convenience store, located on Northeast Georgia in Sweetwater, is hosting a grand opening.
On August 25, 2011, the store was hit by a storm with high winds, resulting in the roof being torn off. For around four months, the store was closed to completely repair the building. During that time, owner Alon Brands Retail took advantage of an opportunity to make a number of changes to emphasize the companyâ€™s renewed commitment to cleanliness, varied products and full inventories of the items customers look for most.
The purpose of the Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department Family Planning Program is to make available to citizens of the State who are of childbearing age comprehensive medical knowledge, assistance and services relating to the planning of families". The purpose of family planning is to provide women and men a means by which they decide for themselves the number, timing and spacing of their children.