Archive - May 9, 2012
Alon gas pumps will soon be popping up at local 7-11 gas stations. Alon purchased hundreds of 7-11's in the region that sell Fina gasoline. Last week, Alon signs were put up at local 7-11 convenience stores. While the name will change from Fina to Alon, the curved red, white and blue stripes will remain the same.
The City Commission met for their monthly meeting on Tuesday morning, May 8, 2012 at City Hall.
Three bids were opened for construction on the 2011 TCDBG (Texas Community Development Block Grant Program) sewer improvement project. Two of the three bids were from San Angelo companies, while the third was from a Waco-based business.
Local employees of the Texas Department of Transportation were recently honored for their years of service to the agency. Daniel Caballero (shown), who has since retired from the Nolan County maintenance office, was honored for 35 years with TxDOT.
Also honored but not pictured was Joe Ashley, a Nolan County maintenance transportation technician, who was recognized for five years of service. Lauren Garduno, P.E. (left), Abilene District Engineer, made the presentation during a meeting in Abilene.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 43 calls for service, issued no citations and made two arrests on May 7, 2012.
The SPD received 21, 911 calls.
â€˘ 2000 block of Lamar.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Theft â€” 400 block of Pine.
â€˘ Theft â€” 900 block of E. 15th.
â€˘ Burglary â€” 400 block of E. Avenue D.
â€˘ Assault â€” 400 block of NE Georgia.
Arrested by SPD:
â€˘ Jennifer Castor, 31 â€” Theft.
â€˘ James Somerlot, 31 â€” Public intoxication/warrant/resisting.