Archive - Dec 19, 2012

Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas Board Presents Check to Cancer Services Network

December 19, 2012

ABILENE, TEXAS –On Tuesday, December 18, 2012, Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas Board, presented a check in the amount of $1,300.00 to Cancer Services Network.

RPMH Board swears in new member

December 19, 2012

The Nolan County Hospital District Board of Directors welcomed a new board member at their meeting on Monday night, December 17, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
Vickie May (right) is being sworn into office by Board Chairman Steve Holcomb (left).

First United Methodist Church Sounds of the Season program

December 19, 2012

First United Methodist Church will be presenting “Sounds of the Season” tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the FUMC Sanctuary. The program consists of contemporary Christmas music as well as a live nativity scene with adults and children.
“We’ve been working on the program for about a month,” says Lori Ortega, who is directing the program. Martha Taylor is the accompanist.
“Sounds of the Season” boasts an adult and children’s choir, as well as a bell choir. Soloists for the children’s choir are Devin Gutierrez, Samantha Jones, and Allison Marlett.

SISD examining school safety following Sandy Hook shooting

December 19, 2012

Sweetwater ISD (Independent School District) will be revisiting their school safety plans following the horror that unfolded at the Sandy Hook Elementary School on Friday, December 14 in Newtown, Connecticut, killing 20 students and six teachers.
As part of his Superintendent's Report during the December 17 meeting of the SISD Board of Trustees, Terry Pittman stated that procedures are already in place on the campuses, such as in the front office areas to enter the buildings. Additionally, each classroom door can be locked, which could slow down a potential attacker.

Amber Alert

December 19, 2012

An Amber Alert has been issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) for Jonathan Jose Guillen, Jr. He was last seen in San Antonio, Texas on Dec. 13, 2012 at 12:15 a.m.
Jonathan was born Jan. 13, 2012. He is Hispanic, is 2'6" tall, weighs 25 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes.
The suspect is Jonathan Guillen, Sr., Hispanic male, 23 years old, date of birth is Nov. 22, 1989. He is 5'8" tall, 185 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a white muscle shirt with black or red shorts.

Blotters for December 17, 2012

December 19, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 54 calls for service, issued four citations and made two arrests on Dec. 17, 2012.

The SPD received 28, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Credit card abuse — Sweetwater.
• Terroristic threats — 1500 block of Hughes.
Arrested by SPD:
• Male juvenile, 16 — Reckless driving.
• Deborah McFaul, 34 — Warrants.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had seven calls for service, served no civil papers and made no arrests on Dec. 17, 2012.

Calls for service:
• Prisoner transport — Middleton Unit, Abilene.

Darvin Royce Hunter

December 19, 2012

Funeral services for Darvin Royce Hunter, 57, of Murphy, will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 22, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Brian Brownlow officiating. Interment will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 21, at McCoy Funeral Home.
Hunter died Tuesday. Dec. 18, in Dallas.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccyfh.com.

Thomas Joseph Wimmer

December 19, 2012

Sweetwater, Texas — Thomas J. Wimmer, age 72, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 18, in Sweetwater, Texas. Graveside services are at 10 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 21, at the Garden of Memories Cemetery with Rev. Philip Thomas officiating. Services are under the direction of the McCoy Funeral Home.
Thomas was born on April 29, 1940, in Oklahoma. He married Dorothy Sedden on Dec. 30, 1965, in Sweetwater. He was parts manager for Carmichael Ford, Bledsoe Ford and Championship Ford. He retired in 2004.

Donald Ray Worsham, Sr.

December 19, 2012

Funeral services for Donald Ray Worsham, Sr., 73, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Freddie Gillentine and Russell Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be Friday, Dec. 21, from 6-8 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home.
Worsham died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at Nolan Nursing and Rehab Center.

Charles Harlan Reeves: 11-10-1924 to 12-17-2012

December 19, 2012

Charles Harlan Reeves 88, of Robinson passed away surrounded by his loving family Monday December 17, 2012. Services will be 1 PM Thursday, December 20, with a visitation from 11 am – 1 pm at Pecan Grove Funeral Home 3124 Robinson Dr., with Bishop Don Connell officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.

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