Archive - Jun 5, 2012
The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Coffee at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at Advantage Office Products, located at 1116 E. Broadway.
Advantage Office Products is owned by Advantage Office Products, LLC, with Erin Gomez as the store's manager. Advantage is a full service office supply and furniture store.
The store was founded in May of 2005 by Stewart Spencer and Dennis George and serves Nolan and surrounding counties. Advantage opened in May of 2006 in Sweetwater and is the second Advantage Office Products store to open.
Many area residents showed their appreciation and support on Sunday, June 3, 2012, for Kenneth Dudensing, longtime Sweetwater FFA Agriculture Science teacher.
After almost four decades with Sweetwater Independent School District â€” 39 years â€” Dudensing is retiring. He has taught everything from welding in shop class, to hunter safety in wildlife management class, to animal protein requirements in advanced animal science class. He has even been a math tutor for students that have struggled with their math TAKS tests.
Three people entered pleas to Judge Glen Harrison during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings on Monday, June 4, 2012, with District Attorney Ann Reed and Assistant District Attorney Barrett Thomas prosecuting the cases.
Sam Nemir was recently chosen Mr. Mustang by the Sweetwater High School student body. Nemir, a just-graduated senior from SHS, was an all-district performer in football and also competed in powerlifting, where he was a state qualifier the past two years, and track.
Nemir is the son of Gordon Nemir and Marina Nemir of Sweetwater. He will be a student at Hardin-Simmons University and continue his football career there starting in August.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 157 calls for service, issued four citations and made nine arrests from June 1-3, 2012.
The SPD received 75, 911 calls.
â€˘ 1200 block of Ragland.
â€˘ 700 block of Hill.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Missing person â€” Sweetwater area.
â€˘ Fraud â€” 1200 block of Lou.
â€˘ Unattended death â€” 500 block of Elm.
â€˘ Theft â€” 200 block of E. Fourth.
â€˘ Burglary of a habitation â€” 1000 block of Mustang.
â€˘ Runaway â€” 1200 block of Towncreek.
â€˘ Burglary of a habitation â€” 800 block of Roscoe.
â€˘ Theft â€” 700 block of NE Georgia.
BRONTE â€“ Billy Don Hindman, 68, of Blackwell, Texas passed away on Monday, June 4, 2012. There will be no visitation. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 9, 2012 in Blackwell Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home.
Billy Don was born on March 4, 1944 to Melvin and Myrldeen Hindman in Lamesa, Texas. He grew up and attended school in Blackwell, Texas where he graduated in 1963. Billy Don was a master electrician and an accomplished guitarist. He loved gardening, fishing and blue grass music.