July 28th, 2012
A large group of students â€”Â a total of 76 â€”Â entering grades 3-9 invaded Mustang Bowl this past week to participate in a Mustang Football Camp. In addition to emphasizing skills and drills, the camp included punt, pass and kick instruction and competitions.
Sweetwater High School fans will get a chance to meet the new SHS coaches at a â€śMeet the Mustang Coachesâ€ť event which is set for Thursday, Aug. 16 from 6-8 p.m.
The event will be held at Sweetwaterâ€™s Dairy Queen on 1608 Lamar Street.
All of the proceeds from the event will be used for the Sweetwater High School athletic program.
Students enjoyed this year's week-long Challenger Sports British Soccer Camp this year which finished up on Friday, July 27, 2012. Each day included individual foot skills, technical drills, tactical practices, small-sided games, coached scrimmages, and a daily World Cup tournament.
AVONDALE BAPTIST CHURCH
Hello to all from the Avondale Baptist Church family! We would like to invite you to come and visit us If you are looking for a loving church family. We welcome you to come and worship our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ with us. We have Sunday school classes for all ages and we have great teachers for all of the classes.Â We are located at 1405 Hoyt Street.
Picnics are a perfect way to enjoy getting together with friends and family this summer.
No matter what your destination â€” beach, park or just your backyard â€” thereâ€™s no need
to settle for standard fare.
Mustang Heights Apartments, located at 815 E. Arizona, will host an open house from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 28, 2012. The public is invited to attend.
The local Kiwanis Club chapter was treated to a mini-concert during their weekly, noon-time meeting held on Wednesday, July 26, 2012 at Beeâ€™s in downtown Sweetwater.
Chapo Cerda and David Ruiz of Thoze Guyz--a musical group that produces what they call â€ścrunkjuntoâ€ť music, played several songs to the civic club.
The path towards ministry can be filled with many twists and turns, and Jay Neal, longtime resident of Sweetwater, is intimately familiar with just how winding that path can be. On Sunday, July 15, Lillian Jane â€śJayâ€ť Neal was ordained into ministry at Emmanuel Fellowship Church in Sweetwater. Her ordination follows a recent retirement from a 29-year career as a public school teacher and marks an exciting new season in her life and spiritual journey.Â
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 59 calls for service, issued seven citations and made one arrest on July 25, 2012.
The SPD received 35, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Theft of a firearm â€” 600 block of Lamar.
â€˘ Burglary of a building â€” 1400 block of Hoyt.
â€˘ Information â€” 1000 block of W. Avenue C.
Arrested by SPD:
â€˘ Vincent Jackson, 30 â€” Warrant.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had eight calls for service, served no civil papers and made three arrests from July 24-25, 2012.
Arrested by NCSO:
Nancy R. Meneses, age 54, of Sweetwater, Texas, passed away on Thursday, July 26, 2012 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services are pending at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.