Sweetwater Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 112, No. 35, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 24, 2009 Page: 2 of 28
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Thursday, Dec. 24
Christmas Eve Services — FUMC
Candles, Carols and Communion
will be held Dec. 24-25, at First United
Methodist Church of Sweetwater. There
will be two Christmas Eve Services.
Candles and Carols will begin at 6 p.m.
and Candles, Carols and Communion will
begin at 11 p.m. Everyone is welcome to
attend either of these special Christmas
Christmas Eve Services — FBC
First Baptist Church, Sweetwater will
have a Christmas Eve memorial service
on Thursday, Dec. 24. This is a special
service to remember loved ones lost. This
service will begin at 5 p.m. The Christmas
Eve service will be at 6 p.m. on Thursday,
Koscoe Christmas Parade
The Roscoe Christmas Parade will be
held Thursday, Dec. 24. Line up is at 1
p.m. in front of the UAP building. The
parade will take off at 1:30 p.m. This
parade is dedicated to all military person-
nel. Anyone wanting to join the parade
may show up at 1 p.m. The parade will
end in front of City Hall. There will be
free hot chocolate while supplies last.
The Sweetwater-Nolan County Health
Department will be closed Wednesday,
Dec. 23, Thursday, Dec. 24, and Friday
Dec. 25, for the Christmas holiday.
Sunday, Dec. 27
Sweetwater Men's Bible Class
Sweetwater Men's Bible Class will can-
cel their meeting for Sunday, Dec. 27, for
the Christinas holiday. They will resume
meetings starting Sunday, Jan. 3,2010.
Tuesday, Dec. 29
Sweetwater-Nolan County Health
Department has scheduled a H1N1
Vaccine Clinic on Tuesday, Dec. 29, from
8:30-11:30 a.m. for the general public.
The Sweetwater-Nolan County Health
Department does not discriminate
against any person on the basis of race,
color, national origin, disability or age.
Saturday, Jan. 9
Greenbelt Garden will be having a
Weather-Pruning and Maintenance
Workshop at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 9.
Greenbelt Garden is located at 1820 S.
Treadway in Abilene.
West Texas Sports and
The West Texas Sports and Fitness
Expo will be on Saturday, Jan. 23, from 9
a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Abilene Civic Center,
1100 N. 6th Street in Abilene. It's going
to be the premier sports, fitness, and rec-
reation event of the year. It will feature
the kick-off for youth league registration
for the entire community. The Abilene
Ruff Riders will again be at the Sports
and Fitness Expo to meet the public
and sign autographs. The cost will be $2
and kids under 12 get in for $1. There
will be brand new contests and prizes
for all ages. There will be morning and
afternoon contests for youth and open
CHARLES CUPP MEMORIALS
All memorials for Charles Cupp can be
made to the Pioneer Museum at 610 E.
3rd in Sweetwater, Tx.
SWEETW ATER REPORTER
CLOSINGS AND DEADLINES
The Sweetwater Reporter will be clos-
ing at noon on Christmas Eve.
We will be closed on Christmas Day.
Christmas Week Deadlines
For Monday, Dec. 21, must be turned
in by Dec. 18, at 2 p.m.
For Tuesday, Dec. 22, must be turned
in by Dec. 21, at 2 p.m.
For Wednesday, Dee. 23, must he
turned in by Dec. 22, at 2 p.m.
For Thursday, Dec. 24, must be turned
in by Dee. 22, at 5 p.m.
All advertising for Sunday, Dec. 27,
must lie turned in by Dec. 22, at noon
and by Dee. 23, at p.m. for the Dec. 28
Obituaries for Thursday, Dec. 24, will
need to be turned in by 4 p.m. on
Wednesday, Dec. 23
Obituaries for Sunday, Dec. 27, will
need to he turned in by 11 a.m. on
Thursday, Dec. 24.
The Religion page will he printed
Thursday, Dec. 24, due to tlie holiday.
Deadline for church news is Tuesday.
Dec. 22, at 5 p.m.
There will tie no paper on Christmas
The City of Sweet water business offices
will be closed 011 Thursday and Friday,
Dec. 24. and 25, for the Christmas holi-
day and on Friday, Jan. 1. 2010.
There will be no residential refuse col-
lection Thursday, Dec. 24, or Friday, Dec.
25. All residential routes will be collected
on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday,
Dec. 21-23. In addition there is no resi-
dential refuse collection on Friday, Jan.
1. The Sweetwater residential cart ser-
vice will be picked up on Wednesday,
Dec. 23, and Thursday, Dec. 31. instead
of Friday, Dec. 25, and Jan. 1.
There will be no commercial refuse
collection on Friday, Dec. 25. Thursday’s
route will be collected on Wednesday,
Dec. 23. Friday’s route will be collected
on Thursday, Dec. 31.
The Citizens Drop-Off-Center and
Type-IV Landfill will be closed Thursday,
Dec. 24 through Sunday, Dec. 27, and
will reopen with their normal schedule
Monday, Dec. 28. The Citizen Drop-
Off-Center and Type-IV Landfill will
be closed Friday, Jan. 1, and reopen on
Saturday, Jan. 2.
ELKS HAMBURGER NIGHT
Sweetwater Elks Lodge hosts its ham-
burger night every Wednesday begin-
ning at 6 p.m. Plates are $4 a plate (all
you can eat). Everyone is invited to
PARKS BEING WINTERIZED
As of Oct. 28, 2009, The City of
Sweetwater Public Works Department
will be winterizing all parks, Sweetwater
Cemetery and Lake Sweetwater camp-
ground restrooms by turning off the
water to these facilities for the remained
of the cold season. For information con-
cerning the use of park facilities, contact
the Sweetwater Citv Service Center at
235-1297 or 235-5003.
The clothes closet is open to those
in need on the first Saturday of each
month from 9 a.m. to noon at the First
United Methodist Church, on the corner
of Fourth and Cedar Streets.
Sweetwater High School has available
an Angel Fund to provide educational
assistance to SHS students. The fund
will allow contributions to be made in
honor or memory of a loved one. An
acknowledgement card will be sent lo
the person or family designated by the
The fund is managed by the principal
and committee members of Sweetwater
High School, who will determine the
disbursement of funds.
Contributions may he sent
to: Sweetwater High School Angel
Fund, Attn: Laura Orr, 1205 Ragland,
Sweetwater, Texas 79556.
ELKS KARAOKE NIGHT
Sweetwater Elks Lodge #1257 will
have KARAOKE every Friday night from
8p.m. to midnight. Everyone is invited.
The Elks Lodge is located on Loop 170.
Anyone under 21 must be accompanied
by a parent or guardian.
VI YV KARAOKE NIGHT
Sweetwater V.F.W. Post 2479 will
have KARAOKE every Thursday night
from 8 p.m. to midnight. Come sing your
song and enjoy the fun. There is also a
country dance from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. on
Sweetwater V.F.W. now has sweep-
stake machines open from to a.m. until
midnight daily and Sunday from 1 p.m.
to midnight. They are closed Tuesday.
Cash pay out.
(SPD) received 32 calls
for service, issued no cita-
tions and made one arrest
on Dec. 22, 2009.
The SPD received six,
• 1800 block of
Calls for service:
• Theft — too block of
Arrested by SPD:
• Lewis Hill. 34
— Driving while license
invalid and possession of
marijuana less than two
The Nolan County
Sheriffs <>fficc( NCS( >)
had nine calls for service,
served one civil paper and
made one arrest Dec. 22,
Arrested by NCSO:
• Heather Brown
Castellan, 28, of Snvder
— Theft by cheek.
Calls for service:
• Stranded motorist
I-20 MM 246.
• Stray livestock
I-20 MM 246.
• Medical emergency
too block of Hanna,
• 1’heft too block of
• Suspicious person
300 block of C'R 223.
• Information 300
block of CR 223.
• Prisoner transport
Total in Custody:
39 (Nolan Co. Jail: 39;
Taylor Co. Jail: 0).
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Rodriguez, Tatiana. Sweetwater Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 112, No. 35, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 24, 2009, newspaper, December 24, 2009; Sweetwater, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth561298/m1/2/?rotate=270: accessed June 16, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Sweetwater/Nolan County City-County Library.