Archive - Apr 14, 2011
The Kiwanis Club of Sweetwater opened the latest school board meeting with a check presentation.Â Annually the club honors local talent with an opportunity to participate in Star Search and the proceeds benefit the Aâ€™s R Us program.Â The Kiwanis Club began and continually support both programs for the local students.Â Pictured are Kiwanis Club members Bill Haley and Billie Berry representing a check in the amount of $1,500 to SISD School Board President Jeanie McPherson.
Four people entered pleas during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings on Tuesday, April 12, 2011.
National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week is celebrated every year the second full week of April. It is to honor the men and women who work as dispatchers or 9-1-1 operators and the endless hours of service they provide to the residents of our county. This year's week of appreciation began April 11 and will continue until April 17.
Highland High School's One-act play sf The Fastest Woman Alive advanced from District Competition on March 29.Â The play by Karen Sunde is published by Dramatic Publishing and tells of the WASP (Womenâ€™s Air Corp Service Pilots) who were stationed in Sweetwater during WWll. The story highlights the accomplishments and heartaches of these brave women and of one of their primary leaders, Jackie Cochran.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 41 calls for service, issued one citation and made four arrests on April 12, 2011.
The SPD received 11, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Criminal mischief â€” 400 block of E. Ave. B.
â€˘ Forgery â€” 1600 block of Josephine.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had five calls for service, served one civil paper and made one arrest on April 12, 2011.
Arrested by NCSO:
â€˘ Kaitlin Veronika Diaz, 21, of Loraine, Taylor County warrant/bond forfeiture.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Information only â€” I-20 MM 240 west bound.
The Highland Lady Hornets recently competed at the area track meet in Trent with chances to advance to the regional meet.
Those that will be representing Highland in the regional track meet are, Callie Sandusky in the high jump and 1600 meter relay. Jessica McCain will be going as well in the high jump and the 800 meter relay.
Sierra Allen will be competing in the Pole Vault, and both the 800 and 1600 meter relays.
Beth Richburg will be competing in both the 100 and 300 meter hurdles and with 1600 meter relay team.
Sweetwater competed Wednesday at the District track meet in Snyder.
Nick Nemir competed in both the 110 and 300 meter Hurdles, finishing 5th and 3rd respectfully. Nemirâ€™s 3rd place finish will advance him to the Regional meet.
Coach Slaughter said the boys competed hard and all their times improved greatly.
110 Meter Hurdles â€“ Nick Nemir 15.42 (5th).
300 Meter Hurdles â€“ Nick Nemir 40.48 (3rd).
High Jump â€“ Kyle McSherry 5â€™8â€ť (7th).
4x100 Relay â€“ Nick Nemir, Taylor Jones, Bobby Soto, Ryan Linebaugh 44.56 (4th).