Archive - Apr 2012

April 27th

Regional track schedules

April 27, 2012

Times and events for local athletes only
REGION I-3A
(SWEETWATER)
Texas Tech University’s Fuller Track, Lubbock
FRIDAY, APRIL 27
Running Prelims
7 p.m. — Boys 100 dash (Nick Nemir)
7:15 p.m. — Boys 800 relay (Kaleb Hoover, Ryan Linebaugh, Nick Nemir, Sam Nemir)
8:05 p.m. — Boys 300 hurdles (Nick Nemir)
SATURDAY, APRIL 28
Field Events
11:30 a.m. — Girls shot put (Destiny Osteen, Claire Williams)
Running Finals
3:20 p.m. — Boys 100 dash; 3:35 p.m. — Boys 800 relay; 4:05 p.m. — Boys 300 hurdles
REGION II-A
(ROSCOE, HIGHLAND,
BLACKWELL)
Abilene Christian University’s Elmer

April 26th

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.

April 25th

SPPA hosts reception for retiring Chief Kelley

April 25, 2012

Shown is retiring Sweetwater Chief of Police Jim Kelley with his wife, Scharles Kelley, accepting plaques at a retirement party hosted by the Sweetwater Police Patrol Association. Plaques were also made for the couple’s two sons, Paxton and Tanner.
Many members of the community and many agencies who work closely with the Sweetwater Police Department were in attendance at the reception held at Fourth and Elm Church of Christ.

Sheriff gives input on jail project

April 25, 2012

The Nolan County Commissioner’s Court met on Monday morning, April 23, and Item #5 on their agenda was to consider approval of the architects’ plans for the new Sheriff’s Offices and Jail.

Anytime Fitness offers club to chamber members

April 25, 2012

Anytime Fitness is inviting Chamber Members (owners, staff and employees) a brief opportunity to use their club for a few days, at no cost.
"At Anytime Fitness, we believe in the success and growth of our community. We also believe that to obtain great success, we must be healthy and active," said local management. "To stand by that belief, we are offering a very special benefit to all Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce Members."

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