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November 30th, 2011

Special DivorceCare class offered

November 30, 2011

Trinity Baptist Church, located at 1506 Santa Fe in Sweetwater, will host a special DivorceCare class called "Surviving the Holidays." Classes will be held Tuesday, Dec. 6 and Tuesday., Dec. 13, both from 6-7:30 p.m. The class is free to anyone wishing to attend. For more information, call the church office at 325-235-2991.
DivorceCare groups meet weekly to help people face challenges of separation and divorce and move toward rebuilding their lives. Each DivorceCare session has two distinct elements:

Blotters for November 28, 2011

November 30, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 47 calls for service, issued 10 citations and made one arrest on Nov. 28, 2011.

The SPD received 14, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 1100 block of E. Fourteenth.

Calls for service:
• Criminal mischief — 1400 block of Hoyt.

Arrested by SPD:
• Devin Florres, 19 — Assault.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had nine calls for service, served one civil paper and made eight arrests on Nov. 28, 2011.
Arrested by NCSO:
• DeWhite Scott Wells, 24, of Snyder — Warrant/surety withdrawal.

Arrested by DPS:

Daphene “Gee Gee” (Kinser) Moore

November 30, 2011

ROBY-Daphene “Gee Gee” (Kinser) Moore, 89, died Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011, at Cogdell Memorial Hospital in Snyder. Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011, at the First Baptist Church in Roby. Burial will follow at Roby Cemetery under the direction of Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home. Visitation was held Tuesday evening from 5-6:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

November 29th

Campbell receives 15 years

November 29, 2011

Casey Joe Campbell, along with attorney John S. Young, pled guilty to online solicitation of a minor, a second degree felony, to Judge Glen Harrison during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings on Monday, Nov. 28, 2011. District Attorney Ann Reed and Assistant District Attorney Barrett Thomas prosecuted the case.
Campbell was indicted in June 2011, on two counts of online solicitation of a minor, second and third degree felonies, enhanced to second and first degree felonies with a prior conviction. Count two was abandoned by the state.

First jail public meeting held

November 29, 2011

Nolan County hosted its first of five public hearings Monday night in Roscoe to inform citizens about the needs of the county jail and some issues regarding repair to the outside of the courthouse.
Sheriff David Warren was on hand to make a presentation about the current conditions of the Nolan County jail and why he said he believes the county needs to build a new jail. His presentation included a slide show of pictures of the inside of the jail.

Ducks Unlimited banquet slated for Friday, Dec. 2

November 29, 2011

The Sweetwater committee of Ducks Unlimited will host its annual banquet at the Sweetwater Elks Lodge on Friday, Dec. 2, 2011, at 6 p.m.
"We are looking forward to a great crowd at this year's banquet," said committee chairman Jackie Rose. "Everyone is welcome at the banquet, which will feature auctions and raffles of wildlife and sporting art as well as goods and services donated by area businesses. Proceeds from the event will go to support DU's wetlands and waterfowl habitat conservation efforts in Texas, the U.S., Canada and Mexico."

Appointments, reappointments made at County meeting

November 29, 2011

The Nolan County Commissioners met for their regular meeting on Monday morning, Nov. 28, 2011 at the Nolan County Courthouse.
Two presentations were given regarding county capital improvement financing from Specialized Public Finance Inc. and Coastal Securities.
Two representatives with Specialized Public Finance Inc. gave a walk through of the financing process. Several parties are involved in the matter, including a financial advisor, bond counsel, an underwriter, paying agent, credit rating agency and credit enhancement companies.

Blotters for November 25-27, 2011

November 29, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 101 calls for service, issued 39 citations and made seven arrests from Nov. 25-27, 2011.

The SPD received 33, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 600 block of Grape.

Calls for service:
• Indecency with a child — Sweetwater.
• Criminal mischief — 300 block of Patterson.
• Theft — 200 block of NE Georgia.

Arrested by SPD:
• Jane Howe, 46 — Making alcohol available to minors.
• James Tollison, 33 — Family violence assault.
• Female juvenile, 15 — Order for apprehension.
• Sarah Hernandez, 33 — Warrants/manufacturing/delivery of marijuana.

Dawn Roxene Centner

November 29, 2011

Funeral services for Dawn Roxene Centner, 64, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011, at the Church of God of Prophecy with Rev. Donald Hunt officiating. She will be cremated. Arrangements are under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Centner died Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, at her home.
She was born Feb. 10, 1947, in Syracuse, New York. She married Everett Centner on Dec. 18, 1965, in Cazenovia, NY. Dawn was a homemaker and had worked at Nolan Nursing and Rehab as a CNA. She moved to Sweetwater in September of 1983 and was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy.

This week’s basketball

November 29, 2011

TUESDAY, NOV. 29
Sweetwater boys host Wall — freshmen at 5 p.m., JV at 6:30 p.m., varsity at 8 p.m. (all 3 games moved to the Sweetwater Middle School gym)
Sweetwater girls at Clyde — freshmen at 4 p.m., JV at 5 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p.m.
Roscoe JV and varsity teams host Hawley starting at 4 p.m.
Highland JV and varsity girls vs. McCamey at Grady starting at 4:45 p.m.
Blackwell varsity teams at Jayton starting at 5 p.m.
THURSDAY, DEC. 1
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade boys host Big Spring, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
TOURNAMENTS

Arkansas and Texas revisit an old rivalry in the 2014 Texas Bowl. Big 12 Insider Wendell Barnhouse...
Sweetwater boys host Coleman — freshmen at 4:30 p.m., JV at 6 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m. Sweetwater...
The Roscoe girls basket-ball team lost at Haskell, 57-34, to start District 7-2A play on Tuesday....

 

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