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June 18th, 2011

Rudolph E. (Rudy) Black

June 18, 2011

Rudolph E. (Rudy) Black, age 77, of Sweetwater, Texas, passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2011 at his residence. 
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 21, 2011, at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Homer Reddic, Sr. officiating. Burial will follow at Garden of Memories. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home. 

June 17th

Fires continue in Nolan County

June 17, 2011

On Thursday morning, Sweetwater firefighters responded to a fire at the cotton compress on Alabama Avenue (shown). Several cotton bales were on fire and the blaze is still under investigation according to Sweetwater Fire Chief Grant Madden.
Also, on Wednesday morning, Sweetwater firefighters responded to a grass fire at Lake Sweetwater. The cause of the fire that burned one acre of land is under investigation according to Madden.

Bobby Bridger to perform

June 17, 2011

The next live music performance at JavaJax will take place Saturday, June 18, with Bobby Bridger performing his "Seekers of the Fleece" show. There will be a steak dinner, served at 7 p.m. and the show will be at 8 p.m. Cost for the dinner and show is $24, with the show only for $12.

Ribbon cutting held for Nolan Nursing and Rehab

June 17, 2011

A ribbon cutting ceremony and open house was held at Nolan Nursing and Rehabilitation at their new location on the east end of Sweetwater by the Texas Department of Transportation office off of Interstate 20. The new facility is licensed for 96 residents. Among the four wings, there are six private rooms and the rest are semi-private rooms. Each wing dead-ends into a sitting area, which has telephones, plasma televisions and couches. Each room has a bed, a chair and a wardrobe closet.

TXU launches prepaid electricity plan

June 17, 2011

TXU Energy has launched a new electricity plan in Texas for customers looking for a plan that does not require a deposit.

Blotters for June 17, 2011

June 17, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 49 calls for service, issued five citations and made two arrests on June 15, 2011.

The SPD received 20, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Burglary of a habitation — 1400 block of E. Broadway.
• Family violence assault — 1300 block of James.

Arrested by SPD:
• Arthur John, 41 — Warrants.
• Jesus Rodriguez, 27 — Driving while license invalid.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 11 calls for service, served three civil papers and made four arrests on June 15, 2011.

Arrested by SPD:

Tennis, golf clinics next week

June 17, 2011

A Mustang Tennis Clinic for students completing grades 3-8 will be held Monday through Thursday, June 20-23, at the Sweetwater High School tennis courts. The hours of the clinic will be 8-11 a.m. Students will need to bring a tennis racquet, water bottle and sun screen. The cost of the clinic will be $35. For more information, call Shella Arnwine at (325) 721-6550 or Christi Adams at (325) 277-0411.

Mustang Golf Camp

SW teams do well at local tourney

June 17, 2011

A pair of Sweetwater baseball teams made up of 7- and 8-year-olds took first and third place, respectively, at a tournament held here on June 4-5.
The two local teams were the Select, which won first-place honors, and the Venom, which took third place at the event. The Brownwood Reds took second place in the tournament.

Tournament second place

June 17, 2011

The Brownwood Reds played in the tournament and finished in second place. Back row from left to right are coaches, Gerrardo Campos, Toby Bowers, Joe Tiner, Bill Long, Ed Nadurata; middle row, Eduardo Campos, Jayden Cain, Tyler Tiner, David Long, Elijah Nadurata, Trevor Bowers; front row, Branden Tiner, Tait Bowers, Dalton Tiner, Nathan Wheelington and Zander Bible.

Tournament third place

June 17, 2011

The Sweetwater Venom also played in the tournament and finished in third place. Back row from left are J.J. Cunnings, Wendy Abbott, Mike Buckner, Andrew Medina, Anthony Gomez and Gary Delgado; middle row, Brendan Delgado, Thomas Hernandez, Braxton Gomez, Jayton Cunnings, Jacob Roden, Brett Buckner, Dylan Nathan; front row, Hector Medina, Seth Garcia, Cody Carey, James (Bubba) Gonzales and Cooper Hrbacek.

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