Archive - Aug 31, 2011
In 2009, a company explored the opportunity to build a set of apartments in Sweetwater.Â They were looking to be able to get federal tax credits to build an 80 unit complex.Â The projections are to have 24 three bedroom, 32 two bedroom and 24 one bedroom apartments.Â The complex is being constructed on Interstate 20 near the Arizona Street exit.Â "The patience of the company paid off as construction started in the spring of 2011 and we are excited to see the completion of the construction which is expected somewhere around July of 2012, but no specific completion date has been set," said Executive
Six people have recently entered guilty pleas to Judge Glen Harrison during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings.
The Nolan County Hospital District Board of Directors met for a regular meeting on Monday evening, Aug. 29, 2011 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH).
The 2012 budget for the hospital was approved, following no changes from the Budget Workshop previously held on Monday, Aug. 22. The proposed tax rate was set at .25237, which was the same as last year.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 69 calls for service, issued no citations and made two arrests on Aug. 29, 2011.
The SPD received 16, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€¢ Theft â€”Â 1600 block of Hailey.
â€¢ Theft â€”Â 100 block of Tonkawa.
â€¢ Criminal mischief â€”Â 1600 block of Grand.
â€¢ Assault â€”Â 800 block of Lemon.
â€¢ Indecency with a child â€”Â Sweetwater.
â€¢ Assault â€”Â 500 block of Elm.
â€¢ Cruelty to animals â€”Â 1400 block of Campbell.
Arrested by SPD
â€¢ Whitney Byram, 24 â€”Â Warrants.
â€¢ John Michael Brown, 24 â€”Â Warrants.
The seventh annual Sam-my Baugh Classic makes its return to Mustang Bowl on Thursday, with three games on tap this year.
Sweetwater and Roscoe are playing in the Classic for the seventh straight year but are facing different opponents than in 2010, and two new teams â€” Rotan and Ranger â€” will be squaring off the final day.
Roscoe (0-1) will be seeking its first win when it plays Hawley (1-0) in Thursdayâ€™s opener at 7:30 p.m., while Sweetwater (1-0) â€” which is coming off a 10-0 season-opening win over Vernon at the Bowl â€” will be taking on No. 9-ranked Monahans (1-0) Friday at 7:30 p.m.