October 24th, 2011
Early voting for the Texas Constitutional Amendment Election begins on Monday, Oct. 24, 2011, in the Nolan County Clerk's Office, located at 100 E. Third Street, Suite 108 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday until Friday, Nov. 4, 2011. The last day for the County Clerk to receive an application to vote by mail is Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
For the second year in a row, there will be two back-to-back fundraising events associated with the Round-Up for Rehab in Sweetwater to raise dollars for the West Texas Rehabilitation Center. A Shrimp Peel dinner and auction will be held at the Nolan County Annex on Tuesday evening, Oct. 25, the night before the sale at Sweetwater Auction which will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 26.
The Texas Rangers evened the World Series at two games apiece with a 4-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. Pictured here is Texas slugger Josh Hamilton hitting a single during Saturday's game against the Cardinals. Game 5 is tonight in Arlington.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 41 calls for service, issued two citations and made seven arrests on Oct. 20, 2011.
The SPD received 14, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Theft â€” 400 block of NE Georgia.
â€˘ Family violence assault â€” 1000 block of Oak Street.
â€˘ Family violence assault â€” 900 block of Circle Drive.
â€˘ Disorderly conduct â€” 1200 block of Ragland.
Arrested by SPD:
â€˘ Calvin Pittman, 53 â€” Theft.
â€˘ Dustin Wells, 26 â€” Warrant.
â€˘ Adam Garza, 25 â€” Contributing to a minor.
â€˘ Shawn Garza, 20 â€” Minor in consumption.
SNYDER â€” Keenon Ward was every bit as good as advertised on Friday.
Ward accounted for 411 yards â€” 217 rushing and 194 passing â€” and four touchdowns as Snyder over-whelmed Sweetwater 49-20 in a District 5-3A contest.
Snyder is now 2-1 in district (7-1 overall) and tied with Wylie for first place with two games remaining while Sweetwater fell to 4-5 overall, 1-2 in district.
Despite the loss, the Mustangs can still make the playoffs with a win Friday in their season finale against Brownwoood in Sweetwater. Brownwood (5-3, 1-1) was idle this week.
Highland lost to Ira, 46-0, in its district opener on Friday in a game called at halftime due to the six-man mercy rule, while Roscoe stayed winless this season after losing to first-place Crosbyton 48-6 in a District 7-A contest.
JV White 20
Jay Lomas scored two of Sweetwater Whiteâ€™s three touchdowns with a 1-yard run followed by a 27-yard catch from Kaegan Jeffrey. Jeffrey also threw a 46-yard touchdown pass to James Clift as well as a 2-point pass to Duanta Williams. Angel Caballero and Andrew Davis were defensive standouts for the Ponies.
Snyder 32, JV Red 0
Kris Duranâ€™s 35-yard run was an offensive highlight for Sweetwater Red while on defense, Zach Garcia recorded a tackle for a loss.
8th grade Red 13
Win keeps SW in playoff picture
SNYDER â€” The Sweet-water High School volley-ball team swept past Snyder in three games Friday by scores of 25-15, 25-22 and 25-17, a convincing win that allowed the Lady Mustangs to keep their playoff hopes alive entering Tuesdayâ€™s season finale against Wylie.
MONDAY, OCT. 24
Sweetwater runners at district meet, Snyder.
Roscoe runners at dis-trict meet, Eula.
Blackwell runners host district meet.
Highland runners at district meet, Blackwell.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade teams host Midland Christian, 4 p.m.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade teams host Brown-wood, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
TUESDAY, OCT. 25
Sweetwater 7th grade teams at Brownwood, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Sweetwater 8th grade teams host Brownwood, 5 and 6:15 p.m.
Sweetwater JV hosts Big Spring, 4 p.m.
John Jay, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Roscoe State Bank, is pleased to announce the employment of Jason Jones as Senior Vice President and Advisory Member to the Board of Directors.
"We are extremely delighted that Jason has chosen to join our bank family," stated Mr. Jay. "Jason has extensive experience in all types of agricultural lending and we believe he will be a great fit for our bank. He will office at our Sweetwater Branch and looks forward to serving the farmers and ranchers of our area.â€ť