Pictured from left to right are Gina Torres, assistant manager; Lia Gunter, assistant manager; Melissa Castillo, assistant manager; Imelda Herrera, first assistant; Shannyn Taggart, general manager; and Linda Kite with the Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department. Kite presented an appreciation plaque to McDonald's Restaurant for their support through the years providing a free ice cone couponÂ to children that receive immunizations at the Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department.
Jesse Lee Sturdivant was found not guilty by a jury on the charge of injury to a child on Wednesday afternoon, June 29, 2011 in the 32nd Judicial District Court. The two-day trial was presided over by Judge Glen Harrison.
The trial, which started on Tuesday afternoon, June 28, stemmed from a visit made by Child Protective Services (CPS) nearly two years ago on June 25, 2009, to the home of Sturdivant's girlfriend, Jennifer Bates, on 815 Circle Drive. Sturdivant lived with Bates and her children for approximately three months.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 38 calls for service, issued four citations and made no arrests on June 29, 2011.
The SPD received 19, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€¢ Criminal mischief â€”Â 400 block of Alexander.
â€¢ Burglary of a habitation â€”Â 800 block of Bluff.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 10 calls for service, served seven civil papers and made one arrest on June 29, 2011.
Arrested by NCSO:
â€¢ J. Santos Beltran, 24 of Breckenridge â€”Â Warrant/motion to revoke probation.
Calls for service:
â€¢ Criminal trespass â€”Â Hickory, Roscoe.
Sweetwater faced Snyder in three separate District 5 Little League all-star tournament games on Thursday and managed just one win.
The 9-10 year-old all-stars were the lone winner as they beat Snyder, 11-5, to stay alive in the tournament. They will play Clyde in Clyde at 8 p.m. today. If Sweetwater wins, the team will play either Cisco or Abilene Dixie on Saturday.