Archive - Sep 30, 2011
The new digital signs on the Texas Theatre marquee wouldn't have been possible without a local grant.
The Title 5 Grant partners two local colleges: Western Texas College (WTC) in Snyder and the four TSTC (Texas State Technical College) West Texas campuses. WTC is responsible for developing general education courses online; TSTC develops the program from a technological aspect.
ABILENE, Texas â€“ The Texas Forts Trail Board of Directors recently elected officers for the 2011-12 year and elected five new directors.Â Christine Perkins, director of the Comanche Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture, was re-elected president.Â Jacque McCoy, executive director of the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce, was re-elected vice president.Â Steve Waller of Albany was re-elected treasurer.Â Waller is Senior Vice President of First Financial Bank Albany and Moran.
42 years has a domino effect of German sausage making in Slaton, Texas. On Sunday, October 16, 2011, the annual St. Joseph's German Sausage Festival will be held at St. Joseph's Hall. Dinner will be served from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The main menu consists of German sausage, grilled chicken, homemade German potato salad, green beans, cranberry sauce, cakes and breads. Take-out plates will be available at the south side of St. Joseph's Hall.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 45 calls for service, issued two citations and made three arrests on Sept. 28, 2011.
The SPD received 22, 911 calls.
Arrested by SPD
â€˘ Regino Franco, 21 â€”Â Theft.
â€˘ Rebecca Juarez, 19 â€”Â Theft.
â€˘ Female Juvenile, 15 â€”Â Runaway.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 10 calls for service, served zero civil papers and made two arrests on Sept. 28, 2011.
Arrested by NCSO:
â€˘ Rocky Flores, 29, of San Angelo â€”Â Warrant/surety withdrawal.
â€˘ James Wilson Tollison, 32, of Sweetwater â€”Â Warrant/theft by check.
Calls for service:
Patsy Ann Hogue Carter, of Blackwell, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011. Visitation will be all day Friday, Sept. 30, 2011 with the family present from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011 at the First Baptist Church Blackwell with the Rev. Daniel Dotson officiating. Burial will follow the service at Blackwell Memorial Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home.