Archive - Apr 26, 2012

Kamer named J.P. Cowen Teacher of the Year

April 26, 2012

Susie Kamer was recently announced as the 2011-2012 SISD (Sweetwater Independent School District) Teacher of the Year for J.P. Cowen Early Childhood Center.
Kamer earned a Bachelor of Music degree at Abilene Christian University. She has spent her entire teaching career with the district as a Headstart teacher for the past six years.
She has been a member of the NHSA (National Head Start Association) and the TCTA (Texas Classroom Teachers Association). Within the community, she is an active member at Lighthouse Assembly of God as the worship leader and children's church leader.

Owl fledgling rescued

April 26, 2012

An owl fledgling was rescued on Wednesday morning after Danielle Sargeant — an employee of the Hall Law Firm in Downtown Sweetwater — found the owl near the Hall Law Firm in front of a glass door. Another employee called the Sweetwater Animal Hospital.
Veterinary Technician Brenda Stevens with Sweetwater Veterinary Hospital came to the rescue along with Animal Control Officer Donald Kite to take the fledgling back to the animal hospital.

Blotters for April 24, 2012

April 26, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 57 calls for service, issued 27 citations and made five arrests on April 24, 2012.

The SPD received 26, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Criminal mischief — 1200 block of Stanley.

Arrested by SPD:
• Angel Aguilar, 18 — Warrant.
• Timothy McGinnis, 51 — Public intoxication.
• Adam Muñoz, 25 — Warrant/possession of marijuana.
• Tyler Polk, 22 — Warrant.
• Ricky Rivera, 21 — Criminal mischief.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had nine calls for service, served two civil papers and made three arrests on April 24, 2012.

Billy Joe "Bill" Tucker

April 26, 2012

Billy Joe “Bill” Tucker, 81, of Sweetwater, passed away on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, in Sweetwater. He will be cremated under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home and no further services are planned at this time.
Billy was born Nov. 7, 1929, in Sweetwater. He married Rosemary Jones on May 12, 1972, in Sweetwater. He was a Baptist. Billy owned and operated Big State Roustabout for several years. He was a member of Sweetwater Masonic Lodge #571 and was a 32nd Degree Mason. He was a member of Suez Shrine Temple in San Angelo.

Sweetwater regional track qualifiers

April 26, 2012

These Sweetwater High School athletes will compete Friday and Saturday in the Region I-3A track meet being held at Texas Tech University. Standing from left are Claire Williams (girls shot put), Kaleb Hoover (boys 800 relay), Nick Nemir (boys 100 dash, 300 hurdles and 800 relay), Sam Nemir (boys 800 relay), Ryan Linebaugh (boys 800 relay) and Destiny Osteen (girls shot put). Kneeling is Kyle Lambert (boys 800 relay alternate).

Area runners compete Friday

April 26, 2012

Several Nolan County high school runners will be competing at regional track meets on Friday.

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