Archive - Mar 30, 2011

Notorious crack cocaine distribution house demolished

March 30, 2011

Tuesday, March 29, 2011, marked the end of an era for a south Sweetwater neighborhood. Neighbors watched as a notorious crack cocaine distribution house was completely demolished at 1110 Runnels Street in Sweetwater. Sheriff David Warren called this the location of one of the most prolific crack cocaine selling operations he has seen.

RPMH honors doctors on a special day

March 30, 2011

Each day, the doctors at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) go to work to make the community a healthier place. In commemoration of National Doctor’s Day on March 30, RPMH wants to recognize the doctors who dedicate their lives to ensure the people of the community are in the best health possible.
“Doctors are more than caregivers—they’re heroes,” said Donna Boatright, chief executive officer of RPMH. “These men and women dedicate their lives to the practice of medicine, and our community continues to thrive as a result.”

Masons host dinner benefitting WTCAC

March 30, 2011

Sweetwater Masonic Lodge #571 hosted its third dinner benefitting the West Texas Children's Advocacy Center on Saturday, March 26, 2011, at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex.
Along with the dinner was the silent auction held before and during the dinner. The dinner consisted of barbecue sausage and chicken with all the trimmings, all cooked by Masons and served by WTCAC board members. Entertainment was provided at the dinner by cowboy poet Charlie Davis and Rodger Lister. Flags were presented by Sweetwater commanders.

Blotters 3-30-2011

March 30, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 46 calls for service, issued three citations and made one arrest on March 28, 2011.

The SPD received 15, 911 calls.

Calls on Accidents:
• CR 119/Blue Bonnet.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 100 block of S. Hopkins.
• Theft — 500 block of NE Georgia.
Arrested by SPD:
• Bobby Lee Cantu, 37 — Driving while intoxicated.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had five calls for service, served seven civil papers and made no arrests from March 28, 2011.
Calls for service:
• Prisoner transport — Taylor County.

(Glenn) Don Land (1942-2011)

March 30, 2011

Don was survived by his beautiful wife of 41 years, Linda Land; his mother Nona Land; sister Sandra; brother-in-law, Merrill; daughter, Donita Mattern; son-in-law and very good friend Dan Mattern; nieces, Kimberly and Phyllis; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Don was born to Nona and Shelby Land in Brownwood, Texas on Oct. 24, 1942. He was a very well-liked football player in Brownwood and Sweetwater. At the age of 18 years he bravely joined the Navy and married his first wife, Jean. Together they had their only child, daughter Donita, who was born in 1962.

Weekly Sports Calendar

March 30, 2011

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity hosts Brownwood starting at 4:30 p.m. (rescheduled from Tuesday, March 29)
FRIDAY, APRIL 1
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity hosts Snyder, 7 p.m.
Softball
Sweetwater JV hosts Snyder starting at 5 p.m.
Sweetwater varsity hosts Snyder starting at 7 p.m.
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity plays at Snyder tournament starting at 8 a.m.
Track
Sweetwater varsity teams at McMurry Relays, Abilene.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade teams at Colorado City meet.
Highland varsity teams at Gorilla Relays, Trent.
Blackwell varsity teams at Gorilla Relays, Trent.

Lady Lions shut out Lady Mustangs, 8-0

March 30, 2011

After averaging eight runs in its first two district games and scoring 19 in an easy win over Crane on Friday, a high-scoring Sweetwater softball team entertained first-place Brownwood here Tuesday with a chance to really make a statement.
But the Lady Lions were the only ones scoring runs, while competely shutting down Sweetwater’s offense to win, 8-0, at the Jerry Collins Softball Complex.

Stangs, Lions will try again today

March 30, 2011

Tuesday’s scheduled 7 p.m. District 5-3A baseball contest at Newman Park between Sweetwater and Brownwood was can-celled because of lighting problems at the park, according to Sweetwater coach Roland Herrera. The game has been rescheduled for today starting at 4:30 p.m.
Sweetwater brings an 0-1 district record into the game, which is the first of four consecutive district home games. Brownwood, the defend-ing District 5-3A cham-pion, is 1-0.

Nemir, L’baugh are 10-11 at state

March 30, 2011

Sweetwater’s Sam Nemir and Ryan Linebaugh finished in 10th and 11th place, respectively, among Class 3A lifters in the 165-pound weight class at the Texas High School Powerlifting Association Division II meet that was held on Saturday in Abilene.

SHS girls 2nd at district golf tourney after opening round

March 30, 2011

Sweetwater High School’s girls golf team is in second place after hosting the first round of the district golf tournament on Tuesday at Sweetwater Country Club, although no Lady Mustang is currently among the top five medalists.
Sweetwater shot 370 as a team to outdistance everyone except Snyder, which shot 341 to take a 29-stroke lead in the 54-hole event, which resumes next Monday at Wylie.
Sarah Witt had Sweetwa-ter’s best individual round. Witt carded a 90, putting her in a tie for sixth place and nine out of the lead.

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