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Roscoe State Bank to host Chamber Coffee

May 31, 2011

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Coffee at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 1, at Roscoe State Bank, located at 209 Cedar in Sweetwater. The bank is operated by Jean Jay and the on-site manager is John Davis. Roscoe State Bank offers a variety of financial services including checking and savings accounts, certificates of deposit, individual retirement accounts and consumer, commercial and mortgage loans. It was founded in 1906 and serves all of Nolan County. There are three branches, with 39 employees.

Kathryn Ann Dunlap

May 31, 2011

Funeral services for Kathryn Ann Dunlap, 63, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Larry Fluitt and Jerry Huffman officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Dunlap died Monday, May 30, 2011, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.

May 28th

A mother’s nightmare

May 28, 2011

Note: Because it is an ongoing investigation and trial and due to the fact that information has been presented before a Grand Jury, the Sweetwater Reporter could not receive verification on the situation from the local law enforcement entities that are involved in the matter. The following is an account from the perspective of the mother of the victim.

Run-off election in Roscoe

May 28, 2011

Following the city elections on May 14, a run-off will be taking place in Roscoe on June 11, 2011.
The race for Place 3 Councilmember was too close to call in the city, prompting the second election. Virg Pruitt and Don Graham will be on the ballot for the open seat.
Voting will take place on Saturday, June 11, 2011 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at City Hall in Roscoe, located at 115 Cypress.
Early voting by personal appearance will also be held at City Hall each weekday starting on Tuesday, May 31 until Tuesday, June 7 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m.

SHS holds NHS induction ceremony

May 28, 2011

The Sweetwater High School (SHS) held its induction for the National Honor Society (NHS) on Monday, May 23, 2011. The new NHS officers are Carly Johnson, President; Gabriel Medellin, Vice President; Leah Armstrong, Secretary; Ryan Mercer, Treasurer; and Alicia Finn, Historian. The NHS Student Advisory Committee will consist of Shelby Ezzell, Ashley Stevenson and Emily Richardson. The new NHS Officers and Student Advisory Committee are shown (in no particular order) with departing NHS officers Jace Bentle, Kelsey Jones, Kaitlen Harrison and Briana Muñoz.

Third Annual df Ranch Triathlon approaches

May 28, 2011

The Third Annual df Ranch Triathlon will take place on Sunday, June 5, from the Lake Sweetwater public boat ramp starting at 8:30 a.m. The triathlon will consist of a 500m swim, 14 mile bike and a 5k run. This year there is a new addition to the race. It is labeled the Land Lovers division. This accommodates athletes who don't want to swim. A designated swimmer will complete the swim for them, and then, the athlete will take off from transition and complete the race on the bike and the run side by side with the rest of the triathletes.

Nolan County Cruisers donate to WTCAC

May 28, 2011

Pictured at the Nolan County Cruisers Classic Car Show are Sonja Sanchez, Peggy Parrott, Teresa Zarate and Natile Woodrow. The car show was held on Saturday, May 14 at the Nolan County Courthouse. Proceeds from the event went to the West Texas Children's Advocacy Center. See more car show photos inside.

SHS students receive national certification

May 28, 2011

Several Sweetwater High School students received National Professional Certification in Customer Service by passing an industry-driven assessment. This new professional certification is based on national skill standards recognized by high performance employers from the retail, wholesale, personal services and real estate industries as critical to customer service success. The computer-based assessment required these certified individuals to respond to real-world job-related situations, using knowledge and skills widely recognized as important in high-performance workplaces.

SHS Choir brings home trophies

May 28, 2011

The SHS Choir who performed at the Winspear Opera House Choir Festival in Dallas brought home two choral trophies for their performance. All three judges awarded the choir their first trophy for an "Outstanding Choral Performance" in the Choir Festival. The judges also gave the SHS Choir a total score that awarded them the second trophy for being "Runner Up in the Best of Class" for their performance scores.

Local airman receives awards

May 28, 2011

Senior Airman Janell Lopez, daughter of Joanna and Mark Wofford of Sweetwater, flew in the fighter plane belonging to U.S. Forces Garrison Command 643rd Regional Support Group, Kandahar, Afghanistan. She is a Certified Taser Instructor and was awarded Airman of the Month during her Kandahar, Afghanistan deployment. She also received the CLS (Combat Lifesaver) Certified Most Outstanding Instructor Award for Security Forces and the Tuskegee Airman award while deployed in Iraq. She was awarded the Elizabeth N. Jacobson Award. She was hand selected of 170 students, Coined for Excellence by Col.

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