March 1st, 2012
Bobbie Nell Pierson, 75, of Sweetwater, died Thursday, March 1, 2012, at Sweetwater Healthcare Center.
No services are planned at this time.
Pierson was born March 21, 1936, in Cross Plains, Texas. She moved to Sweetwater from Abilene in 1972 after working for Hendrick Medical Center for six years. She became a Registered Respiratory Therapist and worked for Simmons Memorial Hospital and Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in Sweetwater from 1972 until 2007. She then moved south of Sweetwater in the country, where she began her retirement, enjoying gardening in her flower beds and fishing.
After taking a break from tournament action Tuesday and losing at Merkel 9-5, the Sweetwater High School softball team began play this morning at a tournament held in Big Spring.
Sweetwater has pool play games today against Clyde, Lubbock Cooper and San Angelo Central before the tournament switches to bracket play Friday. Sweet-waterâ€™s first game is against Big Springâ€™s JV at 9:30 a.m., followed by a game against either Odessa or Midland Christian that afternoon.
Sweetwater High School is sending 10 girls powerlifters to Monahans on Saturday to compete in the Region I meet. Top row from left are Joslyn Rosas, Cari Aguilar, Allie Zavaleta, SHS coach Liz Miller, Loni Mendez, Lexie Perez; and bottom row, Bri Painter, Valeria Zavaleta, Kimmie Lomas, Dana Hohn and Alexis Thompson.
Sheri Baugh, owner of Sheriâ€™s Texas Tattoo in Sweetwater, is pictured with her two new trophies. She and husband and fellow tattoo artist, Hunter, attended the West Texas Tattoo Convention held on Feb. 24-26, in San Angelo.
Coming in first place once again is Baughâ€™s tattoo of Willie Nelson. The tattoo won first place in the portrait category.
Baugh also won second place in the small black and grey category. The tattoo is of her husband Hunterâ€™s brother, Greg Crawford â€” a pastor of Covenant Ranch Fellowship.
At the Nolan County Commissioners meeting on Monday morning, Feb. 27, 2012, approval was given for an agreement with Pro Star Energy to provide electric service for county facilities.
Two presentations were heard in the morning--from the awarded company and from Priority Power Management. Both companies have had representatives attend previous meetings since this past December to share about their companies and offer updates regarding the market, which in turn affect costs.
Five entered guilty pleas to Judge Glen Harrison during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings on Monday, Feb. 27, 2012.
Luis Albert Ruiz pled guilty to possession of marijuana, a state jail felony and received two years confinement in the State Jail Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, probated for three years. He will also have to pay a $2,500 fine, $384 in court costs and $500 in attorney's fees, as well as serve 120 hours of community service.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 47 calls for service, issued no citations and made one arrest on Feb. 27, 2012.
The SPD received 26, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€¢ Theft â€”Â 1700 block of Lamar.
â€¢ Criminal mischief â€”Â 1200 block of Ragland.
â€¢ Fraud â€”Â Sweetwater area.
Arrested by SPD:
â€¢ Brock Walker, 26 â€” Warrant.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had eight calls for service, served no civil papers and made two arrests on Feb. 27, 2012.
Arrested by NCSO:
â€¢ Chris Lawrence Flores, 37, of Roscoe â€” Judgment.
Funeral services for Lovetta Faye Mayhugh were held Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, at 10 a.m. at Westside Baptist Church in Crockett, Texas with Rev. Steve Meadows and Mr. Victor Gonzales officiating. Interment followed at Post Oak Cemetery in Oglesby, Texas under the direction of Callaway-Allee Funeral Home.
Mayhugh died Feb. 17, 2012.
THURSDAY, MARCH 1
Sweetwater varsity hosts Wood Bat Classic at Newman Park through Saturday, March 3.
Sweetwater JV at Abil-ene tournament through Saturday, March 3.
Sweetwater varsity will play at Big Spring tournament through Saturday, March 3.
Sweetwater JV plays at Eula tournament through Saturday, March 3.
Roscoe junior high teams at Roby meet.
Blackwell junior high teams at Roby meet.
FRIDAY, MARCH 2
Sweetwater varsity boys will play at Andrews tournament through Saturday, March 3.
11 a.m. â€” Wall vs. Clyde
1:30 p.m. â€” Post vs. San Angelo Lake View
4 p.m. â€” Lake View vs. Wall
6:30 p.m. â€” Clyde vs. Post
11 a.m. â€” Ranger Junior College JV vs. Post
1:30 p.m. â€” Wall vs. Ranger Junior College JV
4 p.m. â€” Sweetwater vs. Post
6:30 p.m. â€” Wall vs. Sweetwater
9 a.m. â€” Lake View vs. Clyde
11:30 a.m. â€” Lake View vs. Ranger Junior College JV
2 p.m. â€” Sweetwater vs. Clyde
4:30 p.m. â€” Sweetwa-ter vs. Ranger Junior College JV