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April 23rd, 2013

Blotters for April 19-21, 2013

April 23, 2013

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 173 calls for service, issued 30 citations and made 10 arrests from April 19-21, 2013.

The SPD received 106, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 200 block of Jenny George.
• 200 block of Lamar.
• 2100 block of Lamar.

Calls for service:
• Information only — Sweetwater.
• Burglary of a habitation — 1500 block of Lubbock.
• Burglary of a habitation — 1400 block of Grand.
• Runaway — Sweetwater.
• Harboring a runaway — Sweetwater.

Arrested by SPD:
• Jason SanMiguel, 35 — Possession of controlled substance.

John Campbell, Sr.

April 23, 2013

John Campbell, Sr., age 88, of Abilene, (former longtime resident of Sweetwater), passed away on Sunday, April 21, 2013 at Coronado Nursing Center in Abilene.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ward Hayes officiating. Burial will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
John was born on July 9, 1924 in Roscoe. He married Edna Hillis on July 9, 1948 in Roscoe. He worked for the City of Sweetwater for 30 years.

S’water, Pecos to play at Coronado

April 23, 2013

Sweetwater and Pecos have agreed to have a one-game Class 3A bi-district softball playoff at 7 p.m. Saturday, according to Lady Mustang head coach Tony Heredia. The playoff will be held at Lubbock Coronado High School.
Sweetwater made the playoffs as the second-place team in District 4-3A, while Pecos is the third-place team in District 3-3A. The playoff will be in Lubbock because many of Sweetwater’s players are competing at the regional track meet being held there this weekend.
Saturday’s winner will advance to the area playoffs to face Pampa.

Scott retiring as AHS tennis coach

Blackwell regional track qualifiers

April 23, 2013

These four Blackwell athletes will compete at the Region II-1A, Division II track meet Friday and Saturday at Angelo State University.
From left are Mason Magness (boys triple jump, pole vault), Matthew Lowry (boys 110 hurdles, high jump), Jayden Jones (boys 100 dash, 200 dash, pole vault) and Stephanie Metcalf (girls 100 dash, long jump, triple jump).

Roscoe regional girls qualifiers

April 23, 2013

Roscoe girls competing at the Region II-1A, Division II track meet Friday and Saturday at Angelo State University are, back row standing, Eva Aguayo, Olivia Saddler, Mirian Solis, Whitney Williams, Olivia Rovig; front row seated, Alejandra Solis, Carolina Perez, Torrey Willman, Alura Renteria.
Aguayo, Saddler, Mirian Solis, Williams and Rovig are members of the 400 relay while Alejandra Solis and Renteria are in the 3200 run, Perez is in the shot put and Willman is in the 100 hurdles.

Roscoe regional boys qualifiers

April 23, 2013

Roscoe boys competing at the Region II-1A, Division II track meet on Friday and Saturday are, back row standing, Eduardo Gallegos, Luke Rovig, Landon Jones, Shelton Toliver, Kevin Lavalais, Dillon Freeman; front row seated, Jose Rangel, Rafael Aguayo, Matthew Davila, Jesus Leanos, Javier Leanos.

Tuesday's local weather

April 23, 2013

We have a very different weather outlook today, with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 45. It'll be breezy with winds from the north at 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. A 20% chance of showers is also forecasted.
Tonight, the rain chances will continue until 1 a.m.; otherwise, we'll see mostly cloudy skies with a low around 34. Winds will remain from the north at 10 to 15 mph, and gusts could top out at 20 mph.
Visit weather.gov to learn more about the local forecast.

April 22nd

SHS FFA teams qualify for State

April 22, 2013

The Sweetwater FFA experienced success at the Area FFA Judging Contests, qualifying seven out of eight teams for State. In the coming weeks, these seven teams, along with three additional teams — who don't have an Area qualifying event, but go straight to State — will go to their respective State contests.

Many help with Camp Boothe Oaks clean-up

April 22, 2013

Many local Girl Scouts and their families turned out for the Camp Boothe Oaks clean-up on Saturday, taking on several different projects at the local Girl Scout camp.
Shown are children helping to collect rocks for a metal daisy garden by the general store at the camp. They are (back row, from left to right) Krissy Royal, Mikayla Vanderpool, (front row, from left to right) Andrew Seth Maitland, Brycen Maitland, Chalyce Maitland and Serinidi Martinez.

TSTC offering disaster relief for West, Texas

April 22, 2013

Texas State Technical College West Texas is now collecting donations for those affected by the disaster in West, Texas. The donations will be delivered to the area on Friday, April 26. The public is encouraged to drop-off any donations at your local TSTC campus. Items needed include water, Gatorade, non-perishable food items, toiletries, baby wipes, baby items, blankets, towels, wash rags and clothing and shoes for men, women and children, etc.

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