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June 25th, 2012

Prairie Dogs to host Nolan County Community Night

June 25, 2012

The Abilene Prairie Dogs will host Nolan County Community Night at Walt Driggers Field on the campus of McMurry University on Tuesday, June 26. The Prairie Dogs will host the Rio Grande Valley White Wings. Gates open at 6 p.m. and the first pitch will be at 7:05 p.m.

TSTC leads community project at Newman Park

June 25, 2012

This year, as part of the TSTC (Texas State Technical College) Women's Leadership Institute's (WLI) mission to support the TSTC Values, each TSTC location — Waco, Harlingen, Marshall and West Texas (Abilene, Brownwood, Breckenridge, Sweetwater — each did a community project on Saturday, June 23, 2012.
The Sweetwater group spoke with Russell Jones, City of Sweetwater Director of Public Works, about painting the picnic tables at Newman Park and he was thrilled with the idea. He has asked that the pillars of the pavilion be painted as well.

June 23rd

Hometown heroes work together to make the community safe

June 23, 2012

Our law enforcement and fire departments, along with other entities, work together to make the community a safe place to live. Shown are law enforcement vehicles from the 32nd Judicial District Investigative Team, Texas Department of Public Safety, Sweetwater Police Department, Nolan County Sheriff's Office, Roscoe Police Department and Texas State Technical College Police Department. See a tribute to these law enforcement and local fire departments — Hometown Heroes — inside today's paper.

Fun in the sun

June 23, 2012

Joe Angel Reyna and Rian Hill are shown under water at the Sweetwater Municipal Swimming Pool this past week. Many area families cool off and have fun, spending quality time together at the pool.

TMCN hosts lawmakers luncheon

June 23, 2012

Texas Midwest Community Network hosted a special event at the Bill Franklin Center in Coleman to recognize state lawmakers who serve districts in the region. The purpose of the Lawmakers Luncheon was to provide an opportunity for state senators and representatives to meet with local officials in preparation for the 2013 Legislative Session.

Blotters for June 21, 2012

June 23, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 31 calls for service, issued no citations and made no arrests on June 21, 2012.

The SPD received 22, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Criminal mischief — 1000 block of W. 6th.
• Fraudulent use of ID — Sweetwater.
• Burglary of a building — 1200 block of Ragland.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had four calls for service, served two civil papers and made no arrests on June 21, 2012.
Calls for service:
• Vehicle accident — I-20 MM 236 east bound.
• Information only — E. 14th.
• Suspicious person — South I-20.

Trinity Baptist Church starts VBS on June 25

June 23, 2012

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 are located at 1405 Hoyt Street.
This Sunday is Sunday School High Attendance Day so we would love to have you in Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. We have classes for all ages and we have great teachers for each class.

Pack a perfect picnic

June 23, 2012

Family Features
Food always seems to taste better when enjoyed outdoors. No matter the occasion or location, these packable, snackable recipes are foods fit for a fabulous picnic.
Bean Salad Stuffed Shells are a simple, flavorful, portable appetizer. Jumbo shells filled with a can of 3 or 4 bean salad, herbs and cheese make great
finger food.
Baby Beet and Farro Salad is an easy pack-and-go side. Whole pickled baby beets — just right for one bite — are the star of this whole grain salad, tossed with Dijon mustard dressing.

Local teams get little respect from TF

June 23, 2012

Once again, all four Nolan County high school teams have gotten the Rodney Dangerfield treatment in the latest edition of Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine, which arrived in stores late last week.
None of the four is predicted to make the playoffs out of their new districts, and one of them is picked to finish dead last.

Texas Football predictions for SW, area districts

June 23, 2012

Enrollment numbers for teams are in parentheses. The Division I playoff representative in 4-3A is in italics. The top three district teams in Class 3A and Class 1A and top two district teams in Six-Man make the playoffs.
DISTRICT 4-3A
1. Monahans (556)
2. Abilene Wylie (927)
3. Snyder (710)
4. Mid. Greenwood (494)
5. Sweetwater (548)
6. Big Spring (982)
DISTRICT 7-1A
(DIVISION II)
1. Albany (142.5)
2. Hamlin (142)
3. Gorman (75)
4. Cross Plains (92.5)
5. Roby (80)
6. Roscoe (97)
7. Baird (95)
8. Ranger (116)
DISTRICT 7,
SIX-MAN
(DIVISION I)
1. Ira (75)
2. Rotan (96)

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