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September 29th, 2011

Distinguished Staff Achievement at Angelo State University

September 29, 2011

The Angelo State University Alumni Association will recognize distinguished alumni, honorary alumni and outstanding faculty and staff during its annual Homecoming Dinner on Friday, Oct. 14, in the LeGrand Alumni Visitors Center, 1620 University Ave.
Sweetwater native Adelina Castro Morales is this year's honoree for Distinguished Staff Achievement, selected for her outstanding service and longstanding dedication to Angelo State University. She is the daughter of Joe and Frances Castro of Sweetwater. Morales and her husband, Alfred, have two sons, David and Adrian, both graduates of ASU.

Have You Filled a Bucket Today?

September 29, 2011

Sweetwater Christian School proudly announces our first “Have You Filled a Bucket Today?” winners. This is a program for children to see how very easy and rewarding it is to express kindness, appreciation and love on a daily basis. The winners for this week pictured from left to right are Jackson Wyatt from Mrs. Alma’s class, Blayne Bohall from Mrs. Scaggs’ class, Cristian Hernandez from Mrs. Paige’s class, Lexi DeLeon from Mrs. Hastey’s class and Amare Arevalo from Mrs. Brandi’s class.

BEST Donation for TSTC

September 29, 2011

In addition to providing the Steering Committee and venue for BEST Robotics, TSTC West Texas is also a sponsor of the event. Pictured are Joni Coons, BEST Steering Committee member and Director of Wellness for TSTC; Kevin Shipp, Assistant CFO for TSTC; Beverly Campbell, Steering Committee member and Assistant to the President; Austin Mullins, Steering Committee Member and Applied Engineering Instructor; Gail Lawrence, President of TSTC West Texas; Terry Blankenship, BEST Hub Director and Director of Development for TSTC; Bob Peterson, Steering Committee and Math Instructor for TSTC.

Blotters for September 27, 2011

September 29, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 51 calls for service, issued one citation and made one arrest on Sept. 27, 2011.

The SPD received 28, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 1100 block of James.

Arrested by SPD
• Raymond Gonzales, 19 — Warrant.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had eight calls for service, served one civil papers and made one arrest on Sept. 27, 2011.

Arrested by NCSO:
• Martha Sue Fergeson, 54, of Sweetwater — Judgment.

Calls for service:
• Stranded motorist — I-20 MM 247 W/B.
• Welfare concern — Juniper, Blackwell.

Arel Boney (A.B.) Smith

September 29, 2011

Arel Boney Smith, 87, of Sweetwater, Texas passed away Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011 at Rolling Plains Hospital in Sweetwater. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011, at McCoy Chapel of Memories.

Local Sports Calendar

September 29, 2011

THURSDAY,
SEPT. 29
Football
Sweetwater 7th grade at Midland Christian, 4:30 and 5:30 p.m.
Sweetwater 8th grade Red at Midland Christian, 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater JV White will host Midland Christian, 6:30 p.m.
Highland JV at Southland JV, 7:30 p.m.
Blackwell junior high at Trent, 5:30 p.m.
Roscoe JV and junior high teams are idle.
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity at Snyder, 4 p.m.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 30
Football
Sweetwater varsity at Midland Christian (Mid-land’s Grande Stadium), 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe varsity has an open date.
Highland varsity hosts Gordon, 7:30 p.m.

Sweetwater vs. Midland, Part 2

September 29, 2011

Sweetwater doesn’t start district play until next week, but should get an idea of what to expect this Friday when the Mustangs make a second straight trip to Midland to take on perennial private school TAPPS power Midland Christian.
It will also be a chance for coach Craig Slaughter’s team to get some redemption for this past Friday’s heartbreaking 28-26 loss to Midland Greenwood, and be in a much more positive frame of mind when it kicks off district Oct. 7 at Wylie.

Tennis team loses tri-match

September 29, 2011

Sweetwater High School’s tennis team lost a tri-match against Midland Christian and Andrews on Saturday in Midland. The team is at Snyder today starting at 4 p.m., and travels to San Angelo for a quad match on Saturday.

Spikers lose at Andrews

September 29, 2011

ANDREWS — After losing its 5-3A opener in Big Spring, Sweetwater’s volleyball team went to Andrews Tuesday for its final non-district match of the season and lost in three games by scores of 20-25, 17-25, 22-25.

September 28th

“Spotlight on Sweetwater”: Chamber Banquet 2011

September 28, 2011

The "Spotlight on Sweetwater" radiated during the 47th Annual Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce Banquet on Monday night, September 26, 2011 at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex.
The banquet opened with a meal catered and served by the Sweetwater Chuck Wagon Gang. Following the dinner portion, Jacque McCoy, Executive Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce, welcomed the attendees before Judge Tim Fambrough brought the invocation.

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