September 29th, 2012
Sweetwater Animal Control currently has two dogs available for adoption.
Available for adoption is a female chihuahua mix and a male Labrador mix. According to Sweetwaterâs animal control officer, Don Kite, animals that are picked up are kept for a minimum of three days, but he tries to keep them from a week to 10 days.
Dogs and cats are available for adoption for a $15 fee and the cost of getting the pet vaccinated for rabies.
The pets are required to have their vaccination before they leave to their new homes.
Following some action taken at the Nolan County Commissioners' meeting on Monday morning, September 24, 2012 at the county courthouse, the Nolan County Sheriff's Department will be getting some assistance in several ways.
Approval was given to add two reserve deputy positions (non-paid) for the Sheriff's Department, with a total limit of four. With one currently serving and the two new volunteers, Sheriff David Warren spoke about how these people willingly donate their time and effort to serve in this capacity.
Avondale Baptist Church
Greetings to everyone 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. We are located at 1405 Hoyt Street.
The consolidated churches of Holy Family, Immaculate Heart of Mary and St. Albert participated in this yearâs softball coed church league organized by Emmanuel Fellowship Church. The âCathletesâ ended their season with a Sunday of burgers and hotdogs for the team members and their families, and there was also a game between the chldren and the adults.
After getting a week off, Roscoeâs football team is back in action today to start District 7-1A, Division II play at Baird. Roscoe (0-3) is still looking for its first win of the 2012 season after losses to De Leon, Irion County and Miles so far. However, the Plowboys face a Baird team (1-2) that has lost to De Leon and Haskell after defeating Menard in its season opener.
The Sweetwater volleyball team collected its first win in district play by defeating Snyder on Tuesday.
Now, Sweetwater (1-1) is back home Saturday to face a Big Spring team at 2 p.m. that is tied with Sweetwater in the district race for third place after losing to co-leader Wylie on Tuesday.
Big Spring (No. 17) is one of three District 4-3A teams ranked among the stateâs top 20 by the Texas Girls Coaches Association.
Wylie (2-0) is No. 1, while Monahans, which is also 2-0 in District 4-3A, is No. 20 in the latest poll.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 41 calls for service, issued 11 citations and made three arrests on Sept. 26, 2012.
The SPD received 17, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â˘ Fraud âÂ 1100 block of Lamar.
â˘ Family violence assault/impede breath âÂ Sweetwater area.
â˘ Unattended death âÂ Sweetwater area.
Arrested by SPD:
â˘ Joe Frank Cuellar, 58 â Warrant.
â˘ Casey Chenault, 35 â Evading/reckless driver/driving while license invalid.
â˘ Jerry Espinoza, 28 â Possession of marijuana.
Mendon Jo Kill, age 25, of Sweetwater, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 at Roby Cemetery. Burial will follow at Roby Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Mendon Jo was born on Nov. 16, 1986 in, Randolph, Vermont, to Stephen and Debbie (Ballenger) Kill. She worked for Allen Family Style Meals. She was a Vermonter at heart and loved animals.
Aspermont â Betty Louise Ross went to meet her Heavenly Fatjer on Thursday evening, Sept. 27, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at Central Baptist Church in Aspermont, officiated by Rev. Robby Harris with burial to follow in the Aspermont Cemetery under the care and direction of McCoy Funeral Home of Aspermont.
Betty was born on Nov. 8, 1933, in Crosbyton to Ralph Porter Edwards and Ethel Lenora Edwards. She married Morgan Ross on Dec. 20, 1964, in Crosbyton.
Assistant coach Giles Montgomery and several Mustang players watch from the sidelines in the second half.