Archive - Nov 2, 2011
The West Texas Rehabilitation Centerâ€™s Round-Up for Rehab events in Sweetwater were again a big success. The Shrimp Peel/Auction and the sale at Sweetwater Cattle Auction this year raised over $33,000 according to Dan Huggins, Director of Donor Relations at the West Texas Rehab Center. Huggins said â€śWe truly appreciate the support of the Sweetwater community. Once again, everyone, including many businesses and individuals, came through in a special way for our patients and our organization, we cannot do what we do without you.â€ť
Conditions are expected mild and breezy this Wednesday morning ahead of a strong cold front which will move through during the early afternoon hours. Expect highs today in the lower 70s before the front works into the area shortly after noon.
Winds will shift from the south to the northwest at 20-30 miles per hour. A Wind Advisory is in effect for portions of the area from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. this evening.
Winds will subside a bit overnight, as high pressure builds into the area. Expect clear skies and lows in the low to mid 30s.
The Nolan County Farm Service Agency (FSA) will have a sign-up for Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) that began on Oct. 17, 2011 and will continue through Nov. 16, 2011.
Producers that had fences damaged or destroyed due to wildfires may be eligible for cost-share assistance to rebuild or repair their fences. ECP payments are subject to FSA eligibility regulations and funding availability.
For more information or to make an appointment to sign-up, please call your local Farm Service Agency at 325-235-8693.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 45 calls for service, issued no citations and made no arrests on Oct. 31, 2011.
The SPD received 23, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Information only â€”Â 1000 block of W. Third.
â€˘ Criminal mischief â€”Â 500 block of Orange Street.
Arrested by SPD:
â€˘ Kori Southern, 33 â€”Â Public intoxication.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 10 calls for service, served two civil papers and made one arrest on Oct. 31, 2011.
Arrested by NCSO:
A private service for Glenn W. McDowell, 70, of Pittsburg will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, at Calvary Chapel in Mt. Pleasant. Burial will follow at Nevills Chapel Cemetery in Mt. Pleasant under the direction of Bates-Cooper-Sloan Funeral Home in Mt. Pleasant.
McDowell died Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011, in Longview.
He was born Nov. 30, 1940, in Mulberry. He was a metal trades teacher. He had received his Bachelor's of Education degree and had also been a machinist at Campbell's Soup in Paris, Texas and a truck driver.
THURSDAY, NOV. 3
Sweetwater JV White and Red have open dates (seasons completed).
Roscoe junior high hosts Rotan 8th grade, 5 p.m.
Roscoe JV hosts Rotan JV, 6:30 p.m.
Highland junior high at Hermleigh, 6 p.m.
Highland JV has an open date.
Blackwell junior high at Panther Creek, 6 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity hosts Big Spring, 4 p.m.
FRIDAY, NOV. 4
Sweetwater varsity has open date (season is completed).
Roscoe varsity at Rotan, 7:30 p.m.
Highland varsity hosts Hermleigh, 7:30 p.m.
Blackwell varsity hosts Panther Creek, 7:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, NOV. 5
Luis Gaxiola has been named as the Football Player of the Week for Sweetwater. Gaxiola, a 6-0, 170-pound junior defensive end, had nine solo tackles, including one for a loss, plus one sack and one quarterback pressure, and also assisted on five tackles in Sweetwaterâ€™s 27-14 loss to Brownwood.
First Downs â€” 169; Rushes-yards â€” 406-1709; Passing yards â€” 1115; Total yards â€” 2824 (282.4 avg.); Passing â€” 89-165-11; Fumbles-Lost â€” 25-11; Penalties-Yards â€” 70-549; Points scored â€” 187 (18.7 avg.).
First Downs â€” 136; Rushes-yards â€” 315-1535; Passing yards â€” 1194; Total yards â€” 2729 (272.9 avg.); Passing â€” 99-191-7; Fumbles-Lost 15-3; Penalties-Yards â€” 71-597; Points allowed â€” 203 (20.3 avg.).
SWEETWATER HS GIRLS
20. Maddie Howard 14:36
22. Morgan Browning 15:28
SWEETWATER HS BOYS
18. Colton Scott 21:34
HIGHLAND HS GIRLS
2. Sierra Allen 13:29.06
3. Lora Stewart 13:32.94
4. Madison Moseley 13.34.62
7. Beth Richburg 14:02.97
9. Sabrina Romero 14:11.47
11. Taylor Hammond 14:12.43
31. Megan Thompson 16:29.12
1. Score of 24 (1:08.51)
BLACKWELL HS GIRLS
26. April Cole 16:10
39. Bailey McGlothlin 16:43.78