April 11th, 2011
SPORTS EDITORâ€™S NOTE:
The Sweetwater varsity and JV baseball
and varsity and JV softball teams will
have an open date at the start of the week.
MONDAY, APRIL 11
Sweetwater varsity and JV boys host final leg of district tournament at Sweetwater Country Club.
Blackwell varsity teams play at district tournament at Bairdâ€™s Shady Oaks Golf Course.
TUESDAY, APRIL 12
Sweetwater varsity and JV girls play final leg of district tournament at Snyder (Western Texas course).
Sweetwater varsity and JV teams compete at district meet, Snyder.
The West Texas Childrenâ€™s Advocacy Center hosted this monthâ€™s Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce Coffee at their building located at 317 Oak Street. Shown are WTCAC board treasurer Glynis Gotcher, WTCAC executive director Teresa Zarate, Nolan County Judge Tim Fambrough and WTCAC family advocate Ericka Dowds.
Sometimes parents may feel overwhelmed with the many demands in their lives while trying to raise children, fulfill their employment requirements and take care of all of their other responsibilities. Children's Connections, Inc. is pleased to announce a new parenting program designed to strengthen families.
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has recently announced that three schools in the SISD â€” East Ridge Elementary, Southeast Elementary, and Sweetwater Intermediate â€” have been named National Title I Distinguished Performance Schools.
This prestigious honor is awarded for outstanding academic performance and the schools will take part in a recognition ceremony for their high accomplishments this spring.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 42 calls for service, issued two citations and made no arrests on April 6, 2011.
The SPD received 29, 911 calls.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 11 calls for service, served three civil papers and made three arrests on April 6, 2011.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Damaged property â€” 500 block Yucca Lane.
â€˘ Medical emergency â€” 300 block of Blanco, Blackwell.
â€˘ Medical emergency â€”Â 1100 block of Main Street, Roscoe.
â€˘ Grass fire â€”Â Highway 84.
â€˘ Grass fire â€” Highway 84 and CR 2143.
â€˘ Stray livestock â€” Mesquite Lane.
Travis Turner, 82, of Colorado City passedÂ away April 7, 2011. ServicesÂ will be Saturday, April 9, 2011 at 2 p.m. at Kiker-Seale FuneralÂ Home Chapel. Family visitation will be Friday, from 6-8 p.m. at Kiker-Seale Funeral Home.
FRIDAY, APRIL 8
Sweetwater varsity hosts Wylie, 7 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity hosts Wylie, 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV hosts Wylie, 7 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity at district tournament, Big Spring.
SATURDAY, APRIL 9
Sweetwater JV at Wylie, 1 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade teams at district meet, Big Spring.
Roscoe junior high teams at district meet, Christoval.
Todayâ€™s contests against Wylie will be the last of four straight home games for Sweetwater High Schoolâ€™s baseball and softball teams against district opponents. Furthermore, they will be the last home games of the 2011 season for both teams.
And for the two squads, a victory today is crucial to remain viable contenders in District 5-3A, though the 2-3 Lady Mustang softball team â€” which will host Wylie at 5 p.m. â€” has more wiggle room than the 1-3 baseball team, which entertains Wylie at 7 p.m.
Here are Roscoeâ€™s indivi-dual results from its recent track meet at Roby:
High jump â€” Dakota Bradbury T6th (5-0)
Pole vault â€” Dillon Freeman 4th (7-0)
Long jump â€” Devan Cole 7th (16-9 1/2)
Triple jump â€” Emilio Morales 8th (33-7)
Discus â€” Chase Saunders 5th (90-2); Alex Rhoades 7th (83-2); Keeston Ford 8th (81-7)
Shot put â€” Chase Saunders 4th (35-2)
3200 â€” Kane Peavy 1st (12:26.56)
400 relay â€” 3rd (48.79)
800 â€” Keeston Ford 2nd (2:29.85)
800 relay â€” 2nd (1:43.19)
300 hurdles â€” Dillon Freeman 2nd (47.49); Dakota Bradbury 8th (56.23)
The Taste of Sweetwater is an annual event people of Sweetwater and the surrounding areas have come to enjoy. It is a chance for residents to sample foods from many local restaurants and other food establishments under one roof. This year, the event will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, April 11, at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex. The cost is $10 for adults, $6 for seniors and $4 for children ages 3-12.