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April 14th, 2011

Mustangs Sending One to Regionals

April 14, 2011

Sweetwater competed Wednesday at the District track meet in Snyder.
Nick Nemir competed in both the 110 and 300 meter Hurdles, finishing 5th and 3rd respectfully. Nemir’s 3rd place finish will advance him to the Regional meet.
Coach Slaughter said the boys competed hard and all their times improved greatly.
110 Meter Hurdles – Nick Nemir 15.42 (5th).
300 Meter Hurdles – Nick Nemir 40.48 (3rd).
High Jump – Kyle McSherry 5’8” (7th).
4x100 Relay – Nick Nemir, Taylor Jones, Bobby Soto, Ryan Linebaugh 44.56 (4th).

April 13th

No action on new lake leases

April 13, 2011

The standing room only crowd at the recent April 5 hearing regarding the new lake lease paled in comparison to the 20 who attending the City Commission meeting on Tuesday morning, April 12 at City Hall.
On the agenda, the commissioners were to consider and take action regarding the expired lake lot leases at Lake Sweetwater and Oak Creek Lake. After the 45-minute closed Executive Session meeting ended and the commissioners came back into regular session, citizens were informed of the decision that there would be "no action at this time."

Many attend Taste of Sweetwater

April 13, 2011

Over 430 people attended the annual Taste of Sweetwater on Monday, April 11, at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex, benefitting the Senior Nutrition Activities Program (SNAP). Many local restaurants featured their specialties for the public to enjoy. Many door prizes were also given during the event. Over $3,000 was raised at the event.

Sims honored at NFU Convention

April 13, 2011

National Farmers Union (NFU) adjourned its 109th annual convention in San Antonio, Texas. More than 500 Farmers Union members from across the country gathered to celebrate the past year’s achievements, look ahead to future challenges, and vote on the farm organization’s priorities for the coming year. The convention, themed, “Spur to Action,” is where NFU members are able define the focus of the organization’s work.

Blotters April 13, 2011

April 13, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 41 calls for service, issued one citation and made four arrests on April 11, 2011.

The SPD received 18, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 1900 block of Hubbard.
• Threats — 1600 block of Henderson.

Arrested by SPD:
• Edward Arrellano, 24 — Warrant.
• Tammy Spraggins, 37 — Warrants/possession of drug paraphernalia.
• Alfonso Arevalo, 29 — Warrants.
• Randell Wilson, 33 — Driving while license invalid.

Luis Caballero Pineda

April 13, 2011

Luis Caballero Pineda, 72,of Colorado City, TX, passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at Robert Lee Care Center in Robert Lee, Tx. Luis was cremated. The family will have a private family memorial service at a later date. All arrangements are under the care and direction of Kiker-Seale Funeral Home.

Barbara Joan Warvie

April 13, 2011

Barbara Joan Warvie, 77, of Sweetwater, died Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at her residence.
Her body was cremated and a service is planned for a later date.
Warvie was born June 28, 1933, in La Mesa, N.M. She had lived in Sweetwater since April of 2010 and in Tucumcari, N.M. over 20 years before that. She had worked as a cook and retired after 25 years of service.

Lady Mustang Golf Team Finishes 2nd, Advance to Regional Tournament

April 13, 2011

The Lady Mustang golf team qualified for the regional tournament with a 2nd place finish, in Tuesday's third round district tournament.
The girls 1st team shot a total of 386 for a three round of 1,119.
Sweetwater’s Sarah Witt earned all District Honors with an eight place medalist finish, by shooting a 91 for a 270 three round total.
Sweetwater’s other individual scores on the team came from Jodie May 94 for 280 total. Alex Gomez (110 - 301), Katie High (105 - 287), Elise Lawrence (96 - 282).
Sweetwater’s 2nd girls team finished the day with 414 team total for an eighth place finish.

Highland Varsity Boys District Track Results

April 13, 2011

Highland boys varsity tract team recently competed in their district track meet in Bronte.
The team finished 9th with a total of 22 points.
1600 Relay – Daniel Nelson, Sheldon Hall, Ethan Wilson, Brenden Huckabee, 3:57.17 (5th).
800 Meters – Sheldon Hall, 2:14.59 (3rd)
100 Meters – Ron Covington, (p) 12.95; Kaden Nachlinger, (p) 14.60
400 Meters – Daniel Nelson, (p) 57.47, (f) 56.19 (3rd); Brenden Huckabee (p) 64.12
200 Meters – Sheldon Hall (p) 25.20, (f) 24.68 (4th); Daniel Nelson (p) 26.21, (f) 26.81 (8th); Ethan Wilson (p) 28.76.

April 12th

Jere Lawrence golf scramble set

April 12, 2011

Members of the Nolan County Foundations have been stressing the number 101. As reported by Homer Taylor, Executive Director of the NCF, the number represents the number of Nolan County high school graduates who have been awarded $1,000 scholarships to attend any Texas College since the NCF started the Scholarship Golf Classic in 2005.

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